A tattoo is supposed to be something you'll be proud to display for the rest of your life, so what better to immortalize on your body forever than your favorite comedian?
Comedy is serious business for the 30 people below who each got their favorite comedian's likeness tattooed. While some are funnier than others (honestly, who can look at Brick from "Anchorman" without laughing?") and some are definitely less regrettable than others, all of them offer a glimpse into just how much comedy has affected peoples' lives.
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With a tat like that, he too will soon be living in a van down by the river.
There should be a "Curb" episode about this tattoo.
Will Ferrell (Ron Burgundy)
Congratulations! The back of your knee is now the funniest part of your body.
OK, so they went a little overboard on the hair.
A younger Carlin graces this man's torso.
At this point we're just glad he didn't get The Count tattooed somewhere.
"Dumb & Dumber" forever.
The Colbert Nation does not mess around.
Steve Carell As Brick
"I love lamp!"
Wow. Just wow.
On the back of some guy's arm, Eddie Murphy's "The Golden Child" is immortalized forever.
We like the addition of the arrow but what's with the pained expression on his face?
Love the face, but that Cosby sweater looks more like a hoodie or a monk's robe.
The original "Saturday Night Live" comedienne gets a photo-realistic tribute.
Katt's ready for his glamour shot.
Any tattoo of Bill Murray is fine by us, but did he get stuck in a tanning bed or something?
A fine tribute to the late comedian.
Richard Pryor (Again)
Pretty spot-on, no?
This guy gives Dangerfield some major respect.
"Uncle Buck" for life.
Maybe he has Kyle Gass on the other arm?
Of course this one could only exist over Tom Arnold's heart.
Jim Carrey (Again)
The hair is spot-on, but he has way more wrinkles than we remember.
Zach Galifianakis In "The Hangover"
This guy is officially a member of the One Man Wolf Pack for life.
She REALLY loves Lucy.
George Carlin (Again)
Just imagine the words you can't say on television flowing out of his mouth.
They really nailed his expression in those old Colt 45 ads.
Blue steel, it saves people.
Woody Allen In "Annie Hall"
Closing out the list is a classic comedy film tattoo. Where's the red light bulb?