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    Updated on Oct 16, 2020. Posted on Mar 30, 2019

    29 Unpopular TV Character Opinions That 100% Needed To Be Said Out Loud

    "Ross was actually great. I mean, the best episodes of Friends were the ones that centered on him."

    We recently asked the BuzzFeed Community to tell us their unpopular opinion about beloved TV characters. Here are some of our favorites:

    1. Negan from The Walking Dead is just as evil as Rick Grimes.

    AMC

    "He’s smart as hell and only killed people because it was essential for his survival. When Rick's group killed his people, he had every right to kill Glenn and Abraham in retaliation. Negan and Rick aren't all that different. They both did whatever it took to make sure their group survived."

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    2. Olivia Pope from Scandal was terrible at her job.

    ABC

    "Everything always went sideways, her staff did whatever the heck they wanted, and she couldn't keep her mind on what she was doing for more than five minutes. She was the worst fixer ever."

    mickpatricktyphon

    3. Jim Halpert was the main villain on The Office.

    NBC

    "He was rude and thought he was so much better than all of his coworkers. He treated Karen awful and when he thought his life was boring, he basically abandoned Pam. I hated him."

    mikew419319685

    4. Lorelai Gilmore from Gilmore Girls was not a great mom.

    Warner Bros.

    "She was emotionally immature and was often very selfish. She had dysfunctional ways of coping and engaging in relationships, and the extent to which she treated Rory as a best friend instead of a daughter was not healthy."

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    5. Jughead Jones from Riverdale is overrated and Betty deserves better.

    The CW

    "Jughead is super self absorbed and only worries about his problems. He only cares about Betty's problems when it's convenient for him. Jughead has no regard for the safety of any of his friends or Betty."

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    6. Preston Burke from Grey's Anatomy deserved better than Cristina Yang.

    ABC

    "I always thought that Burke was too good for Cristina. She used his power as a surgeon to further her own career and made their relationship secondary. He was always working hard to make their relationship work, but she could never meet him halfway. I'm glad he left her at the altar."

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    7. Monica and Richard from Friends were better than Chandler and Monica.

    NBC

    "I thought that Monica and Richard's relationship was actually really cute and not creepy at all. Monica and Chandler ending up together felt forced."

    ladyalpaca

    8. Mr. Schuester from Glee was the worst teacher ever.

    Fox

    "In the pilot, he literally blackmailed Finn by saying he found drugs in his locker knowing that it could ruin his life. He was always portrayed as a good guy and he was not. TBH, he was kind of an asshole. I never liked him."

    bengalslikeglee

    9. Lucas from One Tree Hill was one of the worst main characters in TV history.

    The CW

    "Every other character on OTH developed and moved past most of their childhood mistakes, but Lucas just kept repeating his. He was a habitual cheater, and his indecision with women hurt the other women in Tree Hill repeatedly. I'll never understand what Brooke, Peyton, and Lindsay saw in him."

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    10. Randall Pearson from This Is Us is super selfish.

    NBC

    "I don't like Randall. I think he often plays the victim and never takes responsibility for his own actions. Especially in Season 3, he always puts his own needs above the needs of his kids and Beth."

    tristae2

    11. Carrie Bradshaw from Sex and the City was a terrible friend.

    HBO

    "She was a terrible friend and was incredibly selfish. Carrie acted as if the world revolved around her. If one thing didn't go her way, she would throw a fit. I was able to overlook her being a shitty friend, but the way she treated Aidan was the last straw. She was the worst."

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    12. Tyler Lockwood from The Vampire Diaries was better than both Stefan and Damon.

    The CW

    "Tyler had such an amazing character arc on the show. He started off as an annoying jock and eventually became such an important character. He went through so much shit, but never received the respect he deserved. The worst part was that he was always a side character, when in reality, he was a bigger hero than both Stefan and Damon."

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    13. Derek from Grey's Anatomy was the worst and Meredith deserved better.

    ABC

    "I don’t miss Derek and I’m glad that he’s gone. He was so selfish and egotistical. Meredith had to constantly give up more and more for him. Their relationship was so lopsided and she deserved more. She really found herself again after his death and she’s so much better off."

    bridgetvivian

    14. Sam Winchester is the better brother on Supernatural.

    The CW

    "I have always thought that Sam was better than Dean. They’re both great, but Sam is much more underrated. Sam has grown so much over the years and has really come into his own. Dean is great, but Sam is the real asset to the Winchester team."

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    15. Liza Miller from Younger is one of the biggest villains on TV.

    TVLand

    "Her aspirational selfishness makes every one of her work 'friends' vulnerable to professional devastation, just so she can keep her job. She's not a heroine at all."

    dacluett

    16. Daenerys Targaryen from Game of Thrones isn't that great and people shouldn't root for her.

    HBO

    "I do not understand why so many people worship Daenerys. She is an entitled brat that only cares about her own interests, often at the expense of others. She isn’t even a good leader and her belief that the throne is owed to her is precisely why she shouldn’t sit on it. Give me the Starks any day of the week instead of Daenerys."

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    17. Toby Flenderson from The Office was a victim.

    NBC

    "The man did nothing to deserve Michael Scott’s wrath!"

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    18. Ross was actually the best character on Friends.

    NBC

    "I don't understand why everyone hated Ross! He was actually the funniest character and a lot of the best episodes of Friends were the ones that centered on him."

    heatherg4714d5f5d

    19. Logan was Rory's soulmate on Gilmore Girls.

    Netflix

    "He never asked her to be anything other than herself. He loved her despite her flaws and her identity crisis when she left Yale. Jess pushed her to be more and Dean was cheater who didn't want her to grow up. I'm Team Logan."

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    20. Jason "Digger" Stiles from Gilmore Girls was actually Lorelai's soulmate.

    Warner Bros.

    "Digger was the best match for Lorelai. He completely understood her complex feelings and relationship with her parents. He was even willing to hide their relationship (at her request) until she felt comfortable and ready to tell them. They both understood each other."

    harrisk05

    21. George O'Malley was the most annoying character on Grey's Anatomy.

    ABC

    "He was such a whiny character throughout the entire show. He was also a huge jerk to Meredith, Callie, and Izzie. None of them deserved him."

    relylely

    22. Ron Swanson from Parks and Recreation was the least likable character on the show.

    NBC

    "Ron pissed me off so much. If you don't like your job or government so much then why don't you just quit? I was always so tired of his complaining."

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    23. Rachel should've ended up with Joey on Friends.

    NBC

    "Ross was super annoying whenever he was with Rachel. Joey sincerely loved Rachel for who she was. Ross was just in love with the idea of who he had a crush on when he was younger."

    courtneyr48a1bbffc

    24. Cory from Boy Meets World was annoying and Topanga deserved better.

    ABC

    "He was a whiny, entitled, manipulative, judgmental kid. He really didn’t deserve Topanga and she should’ve never given up Yale for him. He was close-minded and demanded that everyone loved him even when he really messed up stuff."

    actoranon

    25. Lori and Andrea from The Walking Dead were two of the best characters.

    AMC

    "I actually liked Lori and Andrea. Yes, Lori slept with Shane, but that's just because she thought Rick was dead and was trying to move on. Meanwhile, Andrea did help The Governor with some horrible stuff, but she genuinely had feelings for him and was just following the person she loved. I mean can you really blame both Lori and Andrea for falling in love with someone?"

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    26. Kurt and Blaine from Glee were not that great of a couple.

    Fox

    "I appreciated the storylines Glee was able to tell through Kurt and Blaine's relationship, but I just didn't like them together. Kurt was super annoying and it felt like Blaine only stayed with Kurt because they were perceived as the perfect couple. The two of them grew apart and they should've gone their seperate ways."

    arcticmankeys

    27. Luther from The Umbrella Academy was actually pretty great.

    Netflix

    "I think all of Luther's actions relate back to what Hargreeves made him into. He had to assume the role of a leader because that's what his father molded him into. Just because Luther takes control of situations doesn't mean he's awful."

    hooriyyaha

    28. Billy Hargrove from Stranger Things is the best character on the show.

    Netflix

    "I know some fans think of him as a villain, but he's actually my favorite character on the show. He doesn't take crap from anybody and thinks it's more important to take care of himself than the entire town of Hawkins, which is fair."

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    29. Ted Mosby from How I Met Your Mother was the best character.

    CBS

    "Ted made some stupid decisions throughout the show, but I think we all make stupid choices in the name of love. He was cute, romantic, and always cared about his friends. I really don't understand why people hated him so much. He deserved to be happy."

    patsykiniry

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