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12 TV Men Who Are Complete Garbage And 12 TV Men Who We Just Don't Appreciate Enough

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We asked the BuzzFeed Community to tell us which TV men they love and which they absolutely hate. Here's what they said:

1. First, on New Girl, Coach is blatantly rude, unfunny, and didn't mesh at all with the rest of the group...

Schmidt asks if Coach and Malia broke up and Coach says, "Oh yeah... She got real fat on me so I was like, 'Ew, bye!'"

"I never found him funny at all and thought he was a pointless character addition. The other three guys were much, much better fits for the show! Coach was just so random and didn’t fit in at all. I still can’t stand watching episodes with him."


2. But on Brooklyn Nine-Nine, Captain Holt just gets better and better as each episode airs.

Captain Holt telling Jake to call himself "Velvet Thunder."

"Captain Holt from Brooklyn Nine-Nine, but he gets better literally in that same episode!"


3. On Grey's Anatomy, Owen Hunt is constantly blaming his significant others without ever taking any responsibility for his own actions...

Cristina tells Owen not to take his guilt out on her and then he responds by yelling at her and saying she's selfish and does whatever she wants.

"He started off hating Cristina for not wanting children and then hated Amelia for the same thing. He even made Teddy feel like shit for doing the same exact things he’s done in the past. He is selfish and never sees his own faults. 'Everyone has to grow but Owen. Everyone should be sorry except Owen.'"


4. But on 13 Reasons Why, Justin Foley starts as a total jerk but by the end, he becomes a hero whom everyone can't help but love.

Justin telling his friends that they're meant to go through shit, but they always make it out alive.

"When we met him in Season 1, he was the worst. He did a lot of pretty horrible things and got involved in some messy shit. But then he had SOOO much character growth — more growth than anyone else in the series. He became someone you wanted to root for. By the end, I found myself sobbing during his death because he deserved so much better."


5. On The Vampire Diaries, Matt Donovan seems sweet at first but quickly becomes insufferable...

Matt angrily gripping his friend's collar and yelling, "Just stop lying"
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"He started off a sweet guy and you even felt a little sorry for him, but then he slowly went downhill from there. By Season 6, I really hoped they'd kill him off. It was just like, 'Dude, if you hate the supernatural and all of your friends so much, nothing is tying you to Mystic Falls!'"


6. But on Gilmore Girls, Jess Mariano becomes well-rounded, mature, and has some of the most realistic character growth on TV.

Jess staringly longingly for Rory, even though he claims to be "over it."

"Watching him while he was simultaneously trying to be Rory's boyfriend and a ~badass~ was awful. I hated every scene he was in. But in the reboot, he becomes one the most successful, well-rounded characters and has some really great growth! I’m still hoping for another season to see him and Rory get together for good."


7. On Riverdale, Jughead is a ~weirdo~ who's also super selfish, entitled, and rude to his girlfriend...

Betty telling Jughead she's trying to help him and make sure he graduates so they can be together, and he tells her he didn't ask for her help and is mad they'd even consider breaking up.
The CW

"He started out as super cool and a really relatable character. But by the end of Season 2 and early Season 3, he ended up as just some 'weirdo' who doesn’t even care about his girlfriend. I still love the original Archie Comics Jughead though."


8. But on Lucifer, Lucifer evolves into someone who can become so vulnerable but so strong at the same time.


"I thought he was just so disrespectful at first (he's Satan, duh). However, Chloe and Linda helped him evolve so much. I absolutely love him now."


9. On Glee, Mr. Schuester is suuuuuuuper creepy and has a massive savior complex...

Mr. Schue saying, "You're all minorities. You're in the glee club"

"At first I thought he was the cool teacher we all wanted in school but as the series progressed, I realized he was kind of weird and creepy."


10. But on Schitt's Creek, David Rose "becomes softer around the edges and a truly likable person, faults and all."

David telling Stevie he wants to prove to everyone that he's not a joke.

"He starts out as bitter, insufferable, and pretty mean. Throughout the series, he slowly begins to let people in and you see him develop into a 'good' person, who finally sees himself worthy of love and genuine happiness. He becomes softer around the edges and a truly likable person, faults and all."


11. On This Is Us, Randall Pearson starts off great but eventually becomes selfish and thinks he was better than everyone else...

Randall telling his brother that he is chasing Randall's shadow and will never compare to him

"I still have love for him but as the seasons progress, he becomes more and more selfish. He's generally a caring and kind person but he's developed a bit of a 'god complex.' He acts like he's superior because of how generous and thoughtful he is, and thinks everyone should listen to him because he knows best. Whenever a person makes a decision for themselves, he takes it too personally. Not only that, but he constantly feels like his job is more important than Beth's and forces her to inconvenience herself just so he can look good for his bosses. Plus, the worst is when he goes on and on about how he saved his family growing up. It's all just bullshit about how he was always more considerate than his siblings." 


12. But on Jane the Virgin, Rogelio de la Vega goes from a majorly self-centered actor to the most caring father on earth.

Rogelio telling Rafael that Jane is a special girl and he should treat her right.
The CW

"He verrrrrrrry slowly became an especially lovable character despite his rough, self-centered beginning."


13. On Elite, Omar Shanaa cheats on his boyfriend while he was going through chemo treatment...

Omar asks Malick if he wants to hook up and Malick asks what about Omar's boyfriend Ander. Omar replies, "Ander isn't here."

"He was my favorite character at the beginning of the series but once he cheated on Ander while he was going through chemo, I lost all respect for him. Like, how could someone have the heart to do that?" 


14. But on The Office, Darryl Philbin is the voice of reason, a loyal friend, and someone you "can't help but root for."

Darryl tells Andy that if he were a girl, he'd choose Andy over Gabe.

"Okay, so it's not that I disliked Darryl during the first season or two of The Office, but I think I was more indifferent toward him. His character was basically sidelined and only appeared when they needed someone to call Michael out on his bullshit (which obviously isn't his fault — that's on the show's writers). When he started becoming more of a primary cast member in the later seasons, his character was given actual ambitions and plotlines, rather than simply being the butt of the joke to Michael's ignorance or racism. He's someone you can't help but root for."

Spencer Althouse

15. On On My Block, César Diaz is "downright annoying" and cheats on his girlfriend...

Monse finds out that César kissed Olivia. She confronts him and he stands there speechless.

"I fell head over heels for his sweet, 'in a gang but doesn't want to be in a gang' deal. His character completely changed during the last season and it just got downright annoying." 


16. But on Stranger Things, Steve Harrington does a total 180 and becomes one of the most loyal, caring, and heroic "mom-friends" ever.

Steve getting adorably excited when he realizes Dustin is back from summer camp.

"At first, he was a big asshole and didn't care about anyone else’s feelings. As the show goes on, you really get to see the true mom side in him. He really does care about other people!"


17. On The Office, Jim Halpert is just so damn average...

Jim says he bought a house for Pam and didn't tell her.

"The obsession with this average white guy is beyond me. He was close to being my number one crush during my early 20s but at 31, all I can think of is why did Pam give up her life for someone so average? He made Dwight the butt of his jokes for no apparent reason, skated by at work on his maleness, and honestly never grew as a character. I kind of wish they had kept the storyline where he and Pam got divorced, TBH." 


18. But on Dawson's Creek, Pacey Witter is pretty much the guy every single person wishes they could marry.

Pacey telling Joey how he wants the world to see her the same way he does: classy, intelligent, beautiful, and more graceful than anyone on the planet.
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"Pacey Witter had the best transformation ever! The show introduced him as a girl-chaser and an all-around selfish and superficial guy. Then, he grew to become one of the most wholesome and lovable characters on the show."


19. On Gossip Girl, Dan Humphrey is toxic to pretty much every one of his friends and family...

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"In the first season, he looks like a sweet boyfriend but he ends up being toxic to practically everyone." 


20. But on iZombie, Dr. Ravi Chakrabarti is the supportive best friend everyone's always wished for.

Ravi jokes, "I'm dying to know how you think I can help in this situation."
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"He was so supportive of Liv from the start with her being a zombie and did whatever it took to find a cure. Plus he was so cute and funny! His friendship with Major was the best and his relationship with Peyton evolved into something great. He’s one of my favorite TV characters!"


21. On How I Met Your Mother, Ted Mosby is always whining and has a self-serving attitude...

Ted saying Robin should be with him instead of Barney

"As the series progressed, it became clear how whiny and self-serving he was! He became an entitled, holier-than-thou ingrate." 


22. But on The Good Place, Chidi is just too pure for his own good.

Chidi sings about adding Peeps to his chili pot and then realizes it tastes bad.

"He might not have been perfect but he was just so pure!"


23. On Sex and the City, Mr. Big treats his girlfriend like dirt and is never there when she needs him...

Big on the phone after the wedding to Carrie is called off
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"He was an absolute charmer in the first few seasons and I totally understood Carrie's obsession with him. He turned out to be an absolute pig! He acted like he needed her but then just turned his back on her and left. He also kept treating her like dirt throughout the rest of the show — she never should've ended up with him. It ruined the entire show! He was selfish, mean, and only cared about Carrie when she was in a relationship and happy. He is the definition of a toxic man!" 


24. But finally, on Ted Lasso, Roy Kent is just a ball of love and tenderness under his rough exterior.

Roy tells Rebecca that the guy she went on a date with is fine, but she deserves so much more than "fine."
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"Roy starts off as this gruff, foulmouthed guy whom you're pretty indifferent toward. But over the course of the series, you start to see how sweet and kind he really is. He's truly one of my favorite characters on TV." 

Lauren Garafano

Obviously, we can't fit 'em all, but please tell us your favorite (and least favorite) TV men in the comments below.

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