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22 Characters We All Used To Hate, But We Now Realise Are Actually Good People

But then you realise you are Squidward.

We recently asked members of the BuzzFeed Community to give us a character they used to hate, but after years of reflection they now realise they admire. Here are some of the best suggestions!

1. Baroness Elsa Schraeder from The Sound Of Music.

2. Rachel Berry from Glee.

3. Alice Cooper from Riverdale.

4. Erik Killmonger from Black Panther.

5. Sharpay Evans from the High School Musical films.

6. Squidward Tentacles from SpongeBob SquarePants.

7. Jade West from VICTORiOUS.

8. Susan Bunch from Friends.

9. Miss Hannigan from Annie.

10. Zuko from Avatar: The Last Airbender.

11. Draco Malfoy in the Harry Potter films and books.

12. Emily Gilmore from Gilmore Girls.

13. The Wicked Witch of the West from The Wonderful Wizard of Oz.

14. Karen Filippelli from The Office.

15. Erik (The Phantom) from The Phantom of the Opera.

16. Blair Waldorf from Gossip Girl.

17. Helga G. Pataki from Hey Arnold!

18. Patty Di Marco from School of Rock.

19. Martha Jones from Doctor Who.

20. Walter Hobbs from Elf.

21. Rizzo from Grease!

22. Janice from Friends.

Note: Some entries were edited for length and/or clarity.

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