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14 Truly Horrible TV Characters Who Shouldn't Have Made It Past A Single Episode

I am ✨annoyed✨.

We asked the BuzzFeed Community which TV characters sucked so badly that they should've been written off the show, and boy, y'all had some thoughts. Here are those characters:

1. Derek Shepherd from Grey's Anatomy

Derek blaming Meredith for making him give up everything in his life.

"He was sweet in the first few seasons, and he and Mer were GOALS. But, watching the show again, he becomes so problematic and borderline verbally abusive to her. He never listened to her, and the one time she makes a mistake, he stops talking to her for literal weeks! A prime example is when they were trying to adopt Zola and they had a huge fight — he almost ruined the adoption because they were fighting."


2. Kelly Kapoor from The Office

Kelly saying that nobody does anything for her anymore unless she "threatens to kill herself."

"Kelly didn’t add anything much to the series. She was so annoying and useless."


3. Robin Scherbatsky from How I Met Your Mother

Robin being super rude to her coworker Patrice and screaming "nobody asked you, Patrice!"

"She was super irritating and selfish. She kept going on about being a tomboy when actually she never had any tomboy traits at all, she actually loved girly things."


4. Serena van der Woodsen from Gossip Girl

Serena telling her little brother that he's not enough and that she doesn't care about what he thinks.
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"She was literally the worst and so self-centered. She was always causing drama and NEVER took any responsibility for her actions. The show would've been better if she was killed off or went away."


5. Mr. Schuester from Glee

Mr. Schue telling the New Directions, "You're all minorities. You're in the glee club."

"At first, he just wanted a family and to teach the glee club. But as the show went on, he became more and more competitive and self-centered. He even suspended a student because she was uncomfortable wearing a bikini top on stage. It wasn't even for a competition! He became such a creepy and self-serving man."


6. Hannah Horvath from Girls

Hannah calling herself the voice of her generation.

"I honestly don’t know why I kept watching the show (obviously nothing else was on), but Hannah was exhausting to watch. She was needy, selfish, and went around just causing chaos and havoc for every human she came in contact with. She didn't have any redeeming characteristics."


7. Rory Gilmore from Gilmore Girls

Rory completely disregarding that Dean was married and calls him "My Dean" after she sleeps with him. Lorelai tells her that he's not "hers" anymore because he's married to another woman.
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"I hate Rory. I mean, she was fine as a teenager — she was smart but awkward, as teens should be. But then she just became this entitled immature brat in college. Her shenanigans were not relatable at all and she just acted like she was better than everyone. It's beyond me why everyone was so in love with her. She was the worst, even more so considering that pretty much all of the characters in Gilmore Girls were so delightful."


8. Lucas Scott from One Tree Hill

Lucas tells Peyton he hates her and that she ruined his life.
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"This might be a highly unpopular opinion, but Lucas Scott from One Tree Hill was insufferable. The show improved dramatically once he and Peyton left the show."


9. Vanessa Abrams from Gossip Girl

Vanessa slut-shaming Serena saying she probably has a lot of experience from hooking up with professors and her best friends' boyfriends.
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"She didn’t bring much of anything to the overall plot of Gossip Girl. To me, her most memorable thing was when she had a threesome with Dan and his actor girlfriend at the time...and even that was kinda awful."


10. Shirley Bennett from Community

Shirley making fun of her friends under her breath, saying "Yeah, you're both SO different... skinny bitches."

"I adore Yvette Nicole Brown and I really wouldn't want Shirley killed off, but her character is cruel, manipulative, and mean. She thinks if she talks in a high-octave voice that it makes her look nice, but she's so judgmental! She guilt trips everyone."


11. Piper Chapman from Orange Is the New Black

Piper asking her fellow inmates for their "vag sweat" so she can sell their panties.

"I know she was the protagonist, but she was just the worst! The cheating, playing the victim, the continuous self-centered attitude. There were also a bunch of more interesting characters that carried the show without her."


12. Callie Adams Foster from The Fosters

Callie walks into a convenience store and starts eating food off the shelves. The clerk tells her to stop or he'll call the cops and then she deliberately takes a huge bite in front of him.

"Callie ruined EVERYTHING. She made the stupidest decisions and never cared about the ripple effect. She never actually thought anything through."


13. Emily Fields from Pretty Little Liars


"In my opinion, she was always super dumb and annoying. She was the worst."


14. Finally, Rachel Berry from Glee

Rachel trying to defend herself by saying she didn't send her classmate to an "active crackhouse."

"She was whiny, stuck-up, and never could let go of the spotlight. The show would've been better off if it focused on someone like Mercedes or Santana — the ACTUAL GOOD CHARACTERS!"


Responses have been edited for length/clarity.

And just in case your least faves didn't make the list, check out part one here.

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