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    17 Awful TV Shows People Can't Get Enough Of, And 15 Popular Shows People Truly Hate

    "Riverdale is utter trash, but still somehow enjoyable trash."

    A while ago, the BuzzFeed Community shared tons of comments about which "hated" TV shows they actually love. On another post, they shared which "loved" shows they hate.

    Here are some of the most surprising responses:

    1. Hated: The Office

    Michael Scott from "The Office" in the episode where he creates "Michael Scott Paper Company, Inc"
    NBC

    "The American version of The Office is horrible. The original British version is great. It was only on for 12 episodes and one Christmas special. Ricky Gervais knows not to overstay his welcome."

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    2. Loved: Riverdale

    Jughead from "Riverdale" looks confused
    CW Network / Courtesy Everett Collection

    "Riverdale is super cringey with its musical episodes, but yet, I still love it. No guilt over here."

    zandisilek24

    "It’s utter trash, but still somehow enjoyable trash. The storylines are wild and cringey, especially Archie's and Veronica’s arcs. Anytime they even come onscreen, I’m dying inside, yet I still watch each and every episode."

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    3. Hated: Friends

    The cast of "Friends" all watching TV during a scene
    Warner Bros. / Courtesy Everett Collection

    "I watched Friends for a little while, but ultimately I gave up. It was mildly amusing only. And Ross is an ass."

    Nilmandir

    4. Loved: Pretty Little Liars

    Aria, Hanna, and Emily from "PLL" look shocked
    ABC Family / Courtesy Everett Collection

    "PLL got so ridiculous toward the end, but I simply could not stop watching it. I think in the back of my mind, I was hoping they’d somehow tie it all up brilliantly. Obviously, that didn’t happen."

    fleurdelis123

    5. Hated: Gilmore Girls

    Rory and Lorelai smile during a "Gilmore Girls" scene
    Scott Humbert / The CW / Courtesy Everett Collection

    "I tried really hard to get into Gilmore Girls, but it was major cringe."

    juliannec

    "I watched an episode of Gilmore Girls, and it was so corny, unfunny, and generally terrible."

    gloriag2

    6. Loved: The Society

    Allie from "The Society" looks serious at the camera
    Seacia Pavao / Netflix / Courtesy Everett Collection

    "There were moments that made me want to cry and scream out of frustration, and there were scenes where I wanted to be the one dying because it was just so cringey. Some of the acting was terrible, but some of it (the main girl) was worthy of an award. But at the end of the day, it was a raunchy, raucous teen TV show that had trashy storylines and trashier teenage personalities, and I LOVED IT."

    theconfusedmillenial

    7. Hated: Breaking Bad

    Matt Jones, Charles Baker, and Bryan Cranston ride in a car together in "Breaking Bad"
    AMC / Courtesy Everett Collection

    "Breaking Bad unfolds so slowly, I could barely keep going. I mainly hung on to see the locations they used in 'ABQ.'"

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    8. Loved: Galavant

    Isabella and Sid during the pilot episode of "Galavant"
    ABC / Courtesy Everett Collection

    "Galavant is the BEST show. I've never seen a group of actors love and stand behind the sheer stupidity and fourth-wall breaking of a show as much as the cast of Galavant. They all loved the show, and it shows very clearly in their acting. I am so beyond devastated that it didn't get renewed past two seasons. Please watch that show."

    frecklefreak14

    9. Hated: The Good Place

    Eleanor and Chidi listen during a conversation in "The Good Place"
    NBC / Courtesy Everett Collection

    "I tried to watch The Good Place. I think my friend made me sit through like six episodes. But I just...didn't find it funny. Anything about it. Even Kristen Bell's character just always fell flat to me."

    joep45cede9de

    10. Loved: Ghost Whisperer

    Jennifer Love Hewitt looks serious in a scene for "Ghost Whisperer"
    CBS / Courtesy Everett Collection

    "It's so outrageous and cringeworthy, and yet if it's on, I must watch it."

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    11. Hated: Grey’s Anatomy

    "Grey's Anatomy" characters look shocked in the hospital like they just heard bad news
    Christopher Willard / ABC via Getty Images

    "With Grey’s Anatomy, there are some episodes in the newer seasons that are moving and powerful, but the unrealistic character arcs, the constant drama involving the cast/crew, and the fact that all the fan-favorite characters have left dumb down the reputation of the show to soap opera status."

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    12. Loved: Supernatural

    Dean and Sam from "Supernatural" in their FBI uniforms
    Colin Bentley / The CW / Courtesy Everett Collection

    "Okay. Supernatural jumped the shark a couple of times, but I will still end the bloodline of anyone who has anything negative to say about my boys."

    jackirose

    13. Hated: Seinfeld

    Jerry and Elaine have a conversation in bed in "Seinfeld"
    Castle Rock Entertainment / Courtesy Everett Collection

    "Seinfeld was good for about two seasons, but after, it was simply tiresome and not funny. When people carried on about how Jerry Seinfeld was the funniest man alive, I wanted to punch someone. The guy had a thing for a couple of years and milked it for all it was worth."

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    14. Loved: H2O: Just Add Water

    Three "H2O" girls lay outside on grass together
    Network Ten

    "My daughter got me into it because we both like mermaids, but I’ll admit I used to sometimes rewatch it on my own."

    Heatherbeshe

    15. Also Loved: Mako Mermaids

    Two mermaids sit in the water together
    Netflix

    "Mako Mermaids...a literal spinoff of H2O (just as cheesy, and definitely written for kids). They put four seasons on Netflix, and after the first season, the two main mermaids disappear — NO EXPLANATION. And then they replaced the final mermaid, too. You'd think I would stop watching, but no. Me, my friend, and my boyfriend are HOOKED, and we're 25."

    areyoukidding

    16. Hated: Girls

    Hannah from "Girls" looks concerned and sad
    HBO

    "Girls was just plain awful. The characters were all so vapid and selfish — there was no one worth rooting for or getting invested in."

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    17. Loved: Slasher

    Dylan and Sarah from "Slasher" drive in a car together
    Chiller

    "Slasher was so bad, it was good. Every time I gasped, it wasn't because I was shocked or scared, but because I couldn't believe how bad the script was. Those poor actors. Katie McGrath deserved better."

    ravenbard

    18. Hated: Modern Family

    Gloria from "Modern Family" laughs
    ABC / Courtesy Everett Collection

    "Modern Family is TV at its absolute worst."

    whitneyatl

    19. Loved: Hemlock Grove

    A creepy, dark scene with Roman, played by Bill Skarsgård
    Netflix / Courtesy Everett Collection

    "That show was trashy good."

    goldaries13

    20. Hated: Big Bang Theory

    A few "Big Bang Theory" characters have a conversation in the kitchen
    Michael Yarish / CBS / Courtesy Everett Collection

    "I swear that everyone in my life raves about that show, but I can’t ever make it through an episode. I think it’s just so, so annoying and there’s really no point." 

    Thatlaaaaadythere

    21. Loved: Teen Wolf

    Lydia from "Teen Wolf" cries and looks afraid, with Stiles watching from the background
    MTV

    "Teen Wolf is a total guilty pleasure! It's awful, but also, it's wonderful. Stiles is life. *Heart eyes*."

    suncat

    22. Hated: Bob's Burgers

    Bob and Louise look surprised at the restaurant during a scene in "Bob's Burgers"
    Fox / Courtesy Everett Collection

    "I do not like Bob's Burgers. My family adores it and thinks something is wrong with me. It's not funny, and it's a chore to sit through."

    Deadzy

    23. Loved: Young and Hungry

    Gabi and Sofia look pensive during a "Young and Hungry" scene
    Eric McCandless / Freeform / Courtesy Everett Collection

    "Young and Hungry deserves to be on here. I mean, the humor is so cringey and all the acting is overdramatic, but I love watching it."

    miscblogger92

    24. Hated: This Is Us

    Beth and Randall smile as they look ahead during a scene in "This Is Us"
    NBC / Courtesy Everett Collection

    "All everyone talks about is how they cried at every episode. Why do I want to watch a show that makes me sad? I can watch the real, live news for that." 

    sarahw4a5589220

    25. Loved: Bunheads

    A group of ballet dancers practice at the studio in "Bunheads"
    ABC Family / Courtesy Everett Collection

    "Bunheads was a very underrated, amazing TV show. My sister and I waited every week for it to come on, and it was our favorite. I was so bummed when they canceled it. It was kind of cliché, but it had really hilarious characters, and even the bad ones were funny."

    Meganatorr

    26. Hated: Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt

    Kimmy from "Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt" opens her mouth in excitement
    Netflix

    "A friend tried to get me to watch that Kimmy Schmidt show, and I thought it was hands down the worst television program I have ever seen in my life. But hey, to each their own."

    Ash_the_Flash

    27. Loved: Four Weddings and a Funeral

    Actors Nathalie Emmanuel and Nikesh Patel have a serious conversation in "Four Weddings and a Funeral"
    Jay Maidment / Hulu / Courtesy Everett Collection

    "Every single rom-com trope ever imagined is represented, and somehow, I cannot stop watching it and am still shocked when certain things happen."

    Sitkal

    28. Also Loved: Once Upon a Time

    Emma Swan from "Once Upon a Time" holds a sword towards Captain Hook, who's tied to a tree
    Jack Rowand / ABC / Courtesy Everett Collection

    "The plot got more ridiculous and convoluted as time went on. All of the characters were related in some way and the CGI was SO bad, but I couldn't stop watching."

    badspellaspella

    29. Hated: Downton Abbey

    Elizabeth McGovern smiles at the camera in "Downton Abbey"
    PBS / Courtesy Everett Collection

    "I watched the first episode and was bored to tears. My god, I don't get why people thought it was good."

    kshepp10

    30. Loved: Trial and Error

    Lavinia and Josh chat during a court scene in "Trial and Error"
    NBC

    "The humor was ridiculous, and the characters were even more so, but I loved every second of it. I was actually heartbroken when it got canceled after Season 2. Legit one of my favorite shows, despite the sometimes over-the-top humor."

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    31. Hated: Euphoria

    A shot that focuses on a disheveled Zendaya inc "Euphoria"
    HBO

    "I literally have to mentally prepare to watch it, and even when I do, I still end up feeling like absolute shit afterward. The storyline is great and the characters are complex — it’s just a lot."

    diamond

    And finally...

    32. Loved: The Secret Life of the American Teenager

    Amy Juergens looks emotional in a scene from "Secret Life"
    ABC Family

    "The characters were so unlikable, selfish, and immature. The whole show ended up being unintentionally hilarious with its horrible dialogue. It was my number one guilty pleasure."

    sophiarias

    Any TV shows you'd add to either list? Let us know in the comments below!

    Note: Some responses have been edited for length and/or clarity.