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    19 Male Characters That Just Prove Not All Men Are Trash

    Klaus Mikaelson > everyone else.

    We asked the BuzzFeed Community to share which male TV characters they hated at first but learned to love. Here's what they said:

    🚨Warning: There are MASSIVE spoilers ahead!🚨

    1. Jess Mariano from Gilmore Girls

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

    2. Justin Foley from 13 Reasons Why

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

    3. Oscar "Spooky" Diaz from On My Block

    Spooky telling Cesar that his mother was never really around when he grew up.

    4. Theon Greyjoy from Game of Thrones

    Theon taking Sansa's hand as they getting ready to jump off the side of the castle together.

    5. Rogelio de la Vega from Jane the Virgin

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

    6. Steve Harrington from Stranger Things

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

    7. Tom Koracik from Grey's Anatomy

    Teddy guiding Tom through a panic attack during surgery.

    8. Nathaniel Plimpton III from Crazy Ex-Girlfriend

    Nathaniel telling Rebecca that she makes him feel like a better person.

    9. Zuko from Avatar: The Last Airbender

    Zuko practicing his apology and saying that he's good now.

    10. Captain Holt from Brooklyn Nine-Nine

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

    11. Lucifer from Lucifer

    12. Negan from The Walking Dead

    Negan saying, "Well, pardon me, young man. Excuse the shit out of my goddamn French, but did you just threaten me?"

    13. Schmidt from New Girl

    Schmidt complaining about the neighborhood youths.

    14. Darryl Philbin from The Office

    15. Alex Karev from Grey's Anatomy

    Alex telling Meredith that it's okay if she doesn't like her new ~love interest~ but if she does, that's okay too.

    16. Daryl Dixon from The Walking Dead

    Daryl defending Rick and Michonne by sacrificing himself.

    17. David Rose from Schitt's Creek

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

    18. Pacey Witter from Dawson's Creek

    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.

    19. Finally, Klaus Mikaelson from The Vampire Diaries and The Originals

    Klaus telling his daughter than nothing will ever hurt her because he'll always protect her.

    Responses have been edited for length and clarity.

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