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31 TV Characters That Had Absolutely Iconic First Scenes

Addison Montgomery arriving at Seattle Grace was amazing.

1. First, on Grey's Anatomy, when Addison revealed that she was Derek's wife.

ABC

2. When Rachel entered Central Perk in her wedding dress on Friends.

NBC

3. On The Walking Dead, when a cloaked Michonne killed some walkers and saved Andrea.

AMC

4. When Lorelai begged Luke for coffee on Gilmore Girls.

Warner Bros.

5. When Damon Salvatore reunited with Stefan on The Vampire Diaries.

The CW

6. When Walter White was driving the RV in just his underwear on Breaking Bad.

AMC

7. When Annalise introduced her class on How to Get Away with Murder.

ABC

8. On Supernatural, when Castiel arrived on Earth.

The CW

9. When Moira was packing her wigs on Schitt's Creek.

Pop / CBC

10. On This Is Us, when Jack was naked under the Terrible Towel.

NBC

11. On One Day At A Time, when Lydia opened up the curtains to her bedroom.

Netflix / Pop

12. When Leslie tried to get the homeless man out of the slide on Parks and Rec.

NBC

13. When Jack woke up in the jungle after the plane crash on Lost.

ABC

14. On The Good Place, when Eleanor woke up in the Good Place.

NBC

15. When Spike ran over the Sunnydale sign on Buffy the Vampire Slayer.

Warner Bros.

16. On How I Met Your Mother, when Tracy McConnell aka The Mother arrived at the train station.

CBS

17. On Wynonna Earp, when Waverly shot at Wynonna.

SYFY

18. On Arrow, when Felicity Smoak was chewing on a red pen.

The CW

19. When Glenn Rhee came over the radio to talk to Rick on The Walking Dead.

AMC

20. When President Bartlet arrived and gave his first speech on The West Wing.

NBC

21. When the Evil Queen interrupted Snow White and Prince Charming's wedding on Once Upon A Time.

ABC

22. On Orphan Black, when Sarah came face-to-face with Beth for the first time and realized she was a clone.

BBC America

23. On The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, when Midge gave a speech at her own wedding.

Amazon Prime

24. When Stiles swung down and scared Scott on Teen Wolf.

MTV

25. When Cheryl was sitting alongside Sweetwater River on Riverdale.

The CW

26. When the 13th Doctor made ~HER~ first appearance after losing the TARDIS on Doctor Who.

BBC America

27. On Gentleman Jack, when Anne Lister recklessly drove the carriage back to her home town.

HBO

28. When Nicole flirted with Waverly on Wynonna Earp.

SYFY

29. When Villanelle flipped a little girl's ice cream on Killing Eve.

BBC America

30. On Buffy the Vampire Slayer, when Dawn suddenly appeared as Buffy's sister.

Warner Bros.

31. And finally, when Marissa met Ryan for the first time on The O.C.

Fox

Which characters had the best first scenes in your opinion? Tell us in the comments below!