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26 Film And TV Characters That Are So Creepy People Hate To See Them On Screen

"The first time I saw him he gave me a stomachache."

We recently asked our BuzzFeed Community to tell us about the characters they find creepy. These are some of their answers:

1. Peter Pettigrew from Harry Potter

Warner Bros. Pictures

"He literally makes me want to vomit."


2. Tom Haverford from Parks & Rec


"I know, I know, but he's such a creep to pretty much all the women on the show. It's cringey as hell!"


3. Fernando Vera from Mr. Robot


"He was a bloody creepy stalker, so much so I didn't even want to see his face on my TV."


4. Joan Ferguson from Wentworth

Fremantle Australia

"Before she got buried alive and came back with amnesia. Pamela Rabe is one of the greatest actors of all time, she’s absolutely terrifying – creeped me out every time that she was on screen."


5. The penguin from Wallace & Gromit

Aardman Animations



6. Mr Blobby from Noel's House Party


"I know he was made to be obnoxious. Fortunately he is only on 90s nostalgia clip shows now."


7. Homelander from The Boys

Prime Video

"You know there’s something off about a guy who can make drinking milk seem creepy. The actor who plays him is doing a phenomenal job."


"There is a whole list of awful about this dude, but the next-level mummy-issues makes him a super creep."


8. Hannibal from Hannibal

Sony Pictures Television

"His cold, emotionless demeanour creeps me out. A true psychopath."


9. Nasty Nick from Eastenders


"My mum and Gran watch the show religiously and I don't really follow it but I can 100% say that I couldn't stand Nick Cotton when he was on it. Great acting though, he did a brilliant job."


10. The Governor from The Walking Dead


"He’s such a slimeball, yet people fall for his shit again and again. He makes me shudder."


11. Serena Waterford from The Handmaid's Tale


"Don't get me wrong, Aunt Lydia is super creepy, but Serena is diabolical. She gives me chills."


12. The Hood from Thunderbirds

ITC Entertainment

"Creepy arse puppet with even creepier glowing eyes. Loved the show but I left the room when he was on."


13. HIM from The Powerpuff Girls

Warner Bros. Television Distribution

"His voice was spine-tingling, and the way he was drawn was so weird! Loved his part in the show because he delightfully freaked me out!"


14. Greendale Human Being on Community


"I can’t look at the screen when the Greendale Human Being mascot is on screen on Community. That blank face is too much for me! *Shivers*"


15. Twisty from American Horror Story

20th Television

"I'm scared of clowns in real life. I can easily watch Pennywise in IT, he's never bothered me, but Twisty on the other hand creeps the hell out of me."


16. BOB from Twin Peaks


"Absolutely terrifying. Anytime he’s onscreen, I feel my stomach drop. There’s one scene in particular from season two where he climbs over a sofa and heads towards the screen like he’s coming right at you. Almost peed myself on that first viewing."


17. Sideshow Bob from The Simpsons


"I don’t know whether it’s because he’s a psycho or his scary hair but he just gives me the creeps every time he’s on TV."


"The first time I saw him he gave me a stomachache."


18. Roland from Schitt's Creek


"Love the show with a passion but the very first time I saw Roland I was instantly creeped out by him and I don't like watching him. He's just so annoying!"


19. Coach Steve from Big Mouth


"Just ew. Living on a diaper boat. His vocabulary when he explains sex. There is so much more but I just hate whenever he pops up on screen."


20. Jenna Marshall from Pretty Little Liars


"She gave me the creeps, and always knew a lot more than she was letting on. Tammin Sursok played the character really well."


21. Jack Randall from Outlander


"His character was so creepy and twisted. Tobias Menzies played him brilliantly."


22. The Whos from How the Grinch Stole Christmas

Universal Pictures

"I know everyone will come at me for this, but I can't watch How The Grinch Stole Christmas when it's on TV. NOT because of Jim Carrey, but because all of the Whos – except Cindy Lu – scare the crap out of me. They're a whole city of Cabbage Patch Kids if they came from the Uncanny Valley. That movie needs to be rebranded as a horror film."


23. Felicia Tillman from Desperate Housewives


"I don’t know what it is but her character creeps me out."


24. Herbert the Pervert from Family Guy


"Anytime he talks, it makes my skin crawl! So creepy! Which I guess is the point but ick!!!"


25. Charles Augustus Magnussen from Sherlock


"You lick people, you’re creepy."


26. The Coneheads from Coneheads

Paramount Pictures

"I cannot look at them ever or else I get the worst goosebumps I’ve ever felt."


Some submissions have been edited for length or clarity.

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