Theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking was one of the greatest and most intelligent people that ever lived, and as everyone mourns the loss of this incredible scientist, it's time to remember not only his scientific achievements but his humor.

In the documentary 'Stephen Hawking: A Brief History of Mine' the scientist stated that humor would always have a significant role in his life. This mindset helped him overcome the struggles he faced when he was diagnosed with degenerative motor neuron disease in 1963.

Hawking passed away on March 14th, and the media was flooded with tributes to the honorary scientist. "The Simpsons" executive producer-writer Al Jean went on social media to post his thoughts saying, “A sense of humor as vast as the universe,” touching on the lighthearted way the physicist was able to see the world.

Stephen Hawking quotes are usually quite deep, investigating the meaning of life, the Universe and motivations to live. His jokes touch the same subjects but in such a manner that even the most prominent skeptic gives in to a laugh.

Scroll down through our Stephen Hawking joke list, that made us laugh throughout his incredible life and after.

(h/t CollegeHumor)


#1 The Time Stephen Hawking Met John Olliver

The Time Stephen Hawking Met John Olliver

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Ehren Thomsen 9 months ago

This was the dialectal equivalent of using a flamethrower. Priceless.

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#2 The Time Stephen Met Jim Carrey

The Time Stephen Met Jim Carrey

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stellermatt 9 months ago

i LOVE that he had such a great sense of humour.

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#3 Sheldon Meets Stephen Hawking- The Big Bang Theory

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Katie Fallon 9 months ago

I loved this episode! Until this scene, I wasn't sure if he was actually going to make an appearance or if it would be a behind-closed-door thing.

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#4 The Time Stephen Hawking Organized A Time Traveller's Party

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SanchaTheSeeker 9 months ago

This is one of my favourite moments of Stephen Hawking

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#5 That Incredible Interview On Last Week Tonight With John Oliver

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Sarah Birrelle 9 months ago

Legend. Such class and humour in the face of such adversity. Nature really played a cruel joke trapping such a brilliant mind this way. He's such an amazing force. Always will be...

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#6 Star Trek Stephen Hawking

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oded fried-gaon 9 months ago

Very sad. crazy fact... Hawking died the day Einstein was born!

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#7 Stephen Hawking Does Stand Up Comedy

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Lilly 9 months ago

this one was the best!

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#8 Homer Simpson Having A Beer With Stephen Hawking

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Ben S. 9 months ago

He liked Homer's doughnut-shaped universe theory.

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#9 Jim Carrey And Stephen Hawking On Late Night With Conan

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Hope Floats 9 months ago

Brilliant!!! Stephen had such a great sense of humour and I love the comparison he made... RIP.. Another person that will remembered for always..

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#10 The Time Stephen Hawking Shared His Thoughts On Brexit

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carolyn rhea drapes 9 months ago

That sly little smile at the end. Amazing man. RIP.

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