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    18 Main TV Characters That Fans Absolutely Despised

    This list is about to offend a lot of fans!

    We asked the BuzzFeed Community to tell us which main character from a TV show kind of sucked, and the responses didn't disappoint!


    Here are just a few of the surprising responses:

    🚨Some submissions contain series spoilers.🚨

    1. Michael Scott — The Office


    "I love Steve Carell, but I cannot watch an episode of The Office without feeling uncomfortable because of something seriously creepy that the 'World’s Greatest Boss' has said or done."


    2. Hannah Horvath — Girls


    "Most of the supporting cast was great, and it was interesting to see their development during the show, but dear lord, the protagonist goes from bad to horrible — no growth whatsoever."


    3. Jack Shephard — Lost


    "Huge ensemble cast and he got the most screen time by far, despite being one of the least interesting characters. He had such a hero complex that got annoying really quickly."


    4. Joan Clayton — Girlfriends

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    "Her character is selfish, whiny, self-centered, and obsessed with having a boyfriend/husband. There's no substance to her."


    5. Selina Meyer — Veep


    "By Season 6, she had gone from a charming asshole to a straight-up cruel and ridiculously self-centered cartoon. Her interactions with Katherine stopped being funny, and her entire response to the death of her mother almost made me stop watching the show entirely."


    6. Jon Snow — Game of Thrones


    "I’m prepared to be annihilated for this one, but come on, he was just playing Ned Stark 2.0 in cosplay, and not even a good one — the Wish version! His absolute black-and-white way of viewing the world just did not fit into the world of the show. Jon Snow in the books is cunning, manipulative, and incredibly smart. He’s even funny in the books. But In the show, what did we get? A duty-bound, whitewashed hero who had to be absolutely pure, no gray areas at all. I adore Jon in the books, but in the show, I want to set him on fire."


    7. Carly Shay — iCarly


    "She was a terrible friend to Sam, Freddie, and Gibby. She was rude to most of the people in her building and rarely listened to what Spencer had to say, unless it involved her."

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    8. June Osborne — The Handmaid's Tale


    "After Season 1, she just sucks the life out of The Handmaid’s Tale with her impulsivity and rash decisions. She's the literal definition of frustrating."


    9. Alaric/Professor X — Legacies

    The CW

    "He is so whiny and annoying. Alaric is one of those characters who were on the show way past when they were interesting. He should have stayed dead after The Vampire Diaries Season 3. Plus, the actor is racist and responsible for numerous problematic tweets that he has yet to be held accountable for. Hope, Josie, and Kaleb are carrying that show right now. I hope they get more screen time."


    10. Pam Beesly — The Office


    "She was a bully! She made Jim give up a dream job that was good for the family to sell paper again, and play pranks on Dwight. I didn’t realize this until I rewatched the series on Netflix — soon, I started disliking her more and more."


    11. Skyler White — Breaking Bad


    "Excuse me, but how in the world is Anna Gunn as Skyler White not on this list? I grew to absolutely despise her. She was bad from Episode 1 and grew worse until the end of it all."


    12. Barney Stinson — How I Met Your Mother


    "He’s a boorish ass who clearly doesn’t respect women and doesn’t fit into the group. It’s completely unbelievable that women would find him attractive."


    13. Bonnie Bennett — The Vampire Diaries

    The CW

    "She is so critical — always dictating what is right and what is wrong. She judges everyone, and yet she only knows ONE spell!"


    14. Gina Linetti — Brooklyn Nine-Nine


    "She has a way of making everything about her, regardless of how other characters were treated, and she was rarely called out on it. Don't get me wrong, Gina is a fun character in small doses. The show never calls out how she harasses Terry on a regular basis, even though it explores themes like racial profiling and gender-power imbalance, and it’s even worse when you realize what Terry Crews has been subjected to in his career."


    15. Sherlock Holmes — Sherlock


    "The show treats him like he's some otherworldly genius, even though he's just an asshole. Also, I'm never gonna forgive the show for having the solution to a murder be a goddamn boomerang. Sherlock's explanation for that murder was so dumb, yet they portrayed it as sexy. Gag!"

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    16. Debra Morgan — Dexter


    "There has never been a more hypocritical person on a TV show than Debra Morgan. I would mute the TV whenever she was around. I had to wait till the very last episode of the series, but when she died, I rejoiced!"


    17. Sabrina Spellman — Chilling Adventures of Sabrina


    "I've never found a main character so insufferably annoying before her. Every decision she made in the first season was stupid and reckless, and yet she never took any responsibility for her actions. I got through the first season but just gave up entirely an episode into the second season."


    18. Dr. Jason Bull — Bull


    "The main character is insufferable, and somehow everything always goes perfectly his way. I know the actor is problematic, but the character’s really not that great, either."


    Note: Some submissions have been edited for length and/or clarity. Not all submissions were from Community users.

    Did you have a character in mind that didn't make the list? Let me know in the comments below!