27 Fictional Heroes Who Are Actually Just Bad People

    "Ted Mosby is one of the worst."

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    In movies, TV shows, and books, there are some "good" characters we're *supposed* to love, BUT they're not always as great as they seem.

    So, when Reddit user tandyman234 asked, "Who is wrongly portrayed as a hero?" fellow redditors shared a ton of fictional heroes who are kinda terrible, and they made some valid points.

    Here are some of the top-voted responses:

    🚨 Warning: Some spoilers ahead! 🚨

    1. Greg Heffley from Diary of a Wimpy Kid

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    2. Carrie Bradshaw from Sex and the City

    3. Glinda the Good Witch from The Wizard of Oz

    4. Nick Rice from Law Abiding Citizen

    5. Gabriella Montez from High School Musical

    6. Severus Snape from Harry Potter

    7. Maui from Moana

    8. Elsa from Frozen

    9. Grandpa Joe from Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory (aka, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory)

    10. The Map from Dora the Explorer

    11. Daniel LaRusso from The Karate Kid/Cobra Kai

    12. Jerry from Tom and Jerry

    13. Daniel Hillard, aka Mrs. Doubtfire, from Mrs. Doubtfire

    14. Sophie Sheridan from Mamma Mia!

    15. The Road Runner from Looney Tunes

    16. The Hulk from the Marvel Cinematic Universe

    17. SpongeBob from SpongeBob SquarePants

    18. Zach Morris from Saved by the Bell

    19. Jack from Jack and the Beanstalk

    20. The kids in the Lucky Charms or Trix cereal commercials

    21. Ferris Bueller from Ferris Bueller's Day Off

    22. Claire Dearing from Jurassic World

    23. Peter Pan from Peter Pan

    24. Tinker Bell from Peter Pan

    25. Christopher McCandless from Into the Wild

    26. Goku from Dragon Ball Z

    27. And finally: Ted Mosby from How I Met Your Mother

    Which fictional "heroes" do you think are the worst? Let us know in the comments below!

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

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