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    17 Awful TV Characters Who The Show Kept Pretending Were So Great

    The bar is on the floor for TV men, it seems!!!

    There's always that one character that a TV show keeps telling us is a good guy. Maybe they're the moral compass of the show, or maybe they serve in contrast to a bad boy character, or maybe the show just wants us to see them as the boy next door.

    But no matter how much the other characters applaud his virtues, sometimes the show just can't quite hide that one of their male leads is absolutely insufferable. Here are 17 infuriating examples!

    1. Lucas Scott from One Tree Hill

    Screenshots from "One Tree Hill"

    2. Jim from The Office

    Screenshots from "The Office"

    3. Ted from How I Met Your Mother

    Screenshots from "How I Met Your Mother"

    4. Ross from Friends

    Rachel reading Ross's list of cons about her

    5. Stefan from The Vampire Diaries

    Screenshots from "The Vampire Diaries"

    6. Mike from Stranger Things

    Screenshot from "Stranger Things"

    7. And also Jonathan

    Screenshots from "Stranger Things"

    8. Clay from 13 Reasons Why

    Screenshots from "13 Reasons Why"

    9. Ben from The Secret Life of the American Teenager

    Screenshots from "The Secret Life of the American Teenager"

    10. Otis from Sex Education

    Screenshots from "Sex Education"

    11. Zack from Saved by the Bell

    Screenshots from "Saved by the Bell"

    12. Phil from Modern Family

    Screenshots from "Modern Family"

    13. Will from Glee

    Screenshots from "Glee"

    14. Barry from The Flash

    Screenshot from "The Flash"

    15. Jack from Lost

    Screenshots from "Lost"

    16. Xander from Buffy the Vampire Slayer

    Screenshot from "Buffy the Vampire Slayer"

    17. And finally, Archie from Riverdale

    Screenshots from "Riverdale"

    What "good guy" or moral compass character on a TV show infuriated you? Let us know in the comments!