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    21 Main TV Characters Who Fans Thought Sucked The Life Out Of The Show

    Everyone's entitled to their opinion, right?

    We asked the BuzzFeed Community to tell us about main TV characters they couldn't stand and the responses didn't disappoint!

    Here's what they had to say:

    🚨Some submissions contain series spoilers.🚨

    1. Brooke Davis β€” One Tree Hill

    The WB

    "I didn’t like her until the later seasons, when she became an adult. Once I watched seasons 5 and 6, it really helped me understand her choices more, as well as her as a character overall."

    β€”talormadisonc

    2. Jeremy Gilbert β€” The Vampire Diaries

    The CW

    "He was just so annoying and whiny all the time. Did I mention, he cheated on Bonnie with a literal ghost! I was happy when he was killed off but I also knew he would come back."

    β€”s463b03bd4

    3. Callie Torres β€” Grey's Anatomy

    ABC

    "I actually hated Callie. She acted like an unprofessional passive-aggressive ass on so many occasions but I disliked her the most in that episode where she is getting sued. I know she was a victim of bad writing but she let a patient dictate what kind of replacement he got without any research, she was communicating with the manufacturers by text, and she let her personal life and pride get in the way of treating her patient."

    β€”marinas6

    4. Ragnar Lothbrok β€” Vikings

    History Channel

    "I really liked him in the first season but in the following two seasons, he turned into a major asshole. I was so frustrated about his character development that I stopped watching the show entirely."

    β€”rabeanadler

    5. Jenny Schecter β€” The L Word

    Showtime

    "She started off as a somewhat relatable character but as the series went on, she became absolutely unbearable. By the second season, I started despising her so much that I would fast-forward the scenes she was in. Sorry Jenny, I don't care what's going on in your life. Let's get back to Shane, Alice, and Bette! By the final season, it's clear the writers were making her awful on purpose but it still bothered me to watch her almost ruin the show."

    β€”chanel71517

    6. Finn Hudson β€” Glee

    Fox

    "Rachel isn't a great character but going back and watching it, I remembered Finn being better than he actually was. I mean, the homophobia toward Kurt in the episode with the room where he refused to stand up for Kurt, because he wanted to keep his reputation, was horrible. Finn was also such a fucking hypocrite with the whole cheating situation. You'd think he'd be better with that, since he personally knew how much cheating hurt. Everyone always says Rachel but Finn really wasn't great either."

    β€”blendy

    7. Tori Vega β€” Victorious

    Nickelodeon

    "Don't get me wrong, I absolutely LOVE the show and all the other characters but she didn't really have many redeeming qualities. Tori got annoyed very quickly at her friends and anyone else who didn't agree with her opinions or wouldn't help her. She was also quite boring and KISSED A GUY WHO HAD A GIRLFRIEND! I do love Victoria Justice but Tori was probably the worst character I think she has ever played."

    β€”bfpurplekoala6

    8. Jeff Winger β€” Community

    NBC

    "He is the epitome of a mediocre, straight white male being put on a pedestal when he really had nothing to offer. Literally every other character on Community was more compelling than him, even Pierce's super problematic ass. Every moment Jeff wasn't onscreen, I forgot he even existed...until the writers shoved him back down our throats, trying to convince us he was handsome and cool."

    β€”mehwhocares

    9. Elizabeth Keen β€” The Blacklist

    NBC

    "People have been complaining about her for years, but I was fine with her until this season. She's been gone for most of the episodes and I haven't enjoyed the show this much in years. I tried rewatching some older episodes to compare and I think I finally see it. Elizabeth's wishy-washy and whiny. Every choice that she makes is the wrong one. I hope that she never comes back."

    β€”gern_blanston

    10. Dr. Gregory House β€” House

    Fox

    "I love the medical cases and the supporting cast, the energy between his three associates, the amazing Lisa, and his BFF who is always dating someone, but god House himself is insufferable. There were so many times where it went beyond the point of the show. I started to get upset FOR the fictional patients!"

    β€”raraquebequoi

    11. Clara Oswald β€” Doctor Who

    BBC Studios

    "While she had great chemistry with both Eleven and Twelve, her whole character arc became too convoluted. I wish they would have written her off a lot sooner."

    β€”daluved17032

    12. Ted Mosby β€” How I Met Your Mother

    CBS

    "The entire cast of How I Met Your Mother is selfish β€” a horribly defective group of human beings who somehow get everything they want. Special shaming for Ted, who I believe played a big part in the normalization/rise of the 'nice guy' variety of garbage male.

    Except you, Marshall. You’re (mostly) cool. Just stop enabling Lily’s crap."

    β€”timothyglaraton

    13. Carrie Bradshaw β€” Sex and the City

    HBO

    "She's so shallow, hollow, entitled, and materialistic."

    β€”ingor2

    14. Wade β€” The Unicorn

    CBS

    "The other characters are amazing and funny, but he just comes off as a petty, whiny man-child."

    β€”melissalynch3

    15. Jane Villanueva β€” Jane the Virgin

    The CW

    "Her β€˜holier than thou' attitude really grated me from the beginning. It came off that she could do no wrong and that she was the golden child so by Season 3, I was waiting for Petra to sucker punch her!"

    β€”blancaponce

    16. Nicholas Brody β€” Homeland

    Showtime

    "He's one of the shittiest characters to ever be in a TV show. I only stuck around to see how it ended and then it just kept going and going and going. I gave up halfway through I think by the third season."

    β€”ecocrafty

    17. Emma Swan β€” Once Upon a Time

    ABC

    "She was just such an entitled character, who was frequently in the wrong but would always paint herself as a victim. I wanted to like her...but she never even gave me a chance to try."

    β€”sarahlavac

    18. Ross Poldark β€” Poldark

    PBS

    "I like the show a lot because it's a beautiful and dramatic story. But he is honestly the most frustrating protagonist I've ever encountered. Ross constantly ignores the advice of his wife and friends β€” who are usually right β€” and somehow gets away with it."

    β€”delorienaz

    19. Nancy Botwin β€” Weeds

    Showtime

    "You want to root for her but she's so manipulative and selfish."

    β€”suzduzit

    20. Darrin Stephens β€” Bewitched

    ABC

    "He was a stick-in-the-mud jackass who treated Samantha horribly anytime something didn't go his way. I get that he was the driving device behind a lot of the plotlines but he was so insufferable and couldn't let Samantha enjoy anything without berating her about witchcraft (unless it benefited him). Every single episode he'd call her and say, 'Surprise! I'm bringing home a client tonight in two hours. Whip up a delicious gourmet meal for everyone but don't use any witchcraft or I'll yell at you!'"

    β€”byndilaupsteen

    21. And finally, the ENTIRE Riverdale main cast

    The CW

    "No hate to the actors. I love them all. But all of the main characters just keep getting worse and worse. Their character development makes no sense and the whole show is just a mess. This isn’t an acting problem but a writing one."

    β€”kendallkeith1

    Note: 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!

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