Community·Updated on Apr 4, 2023After Rewatching "The Office," I Made A Definitive Ranking Of All The Characters – Here's What I Came Up WithFrom worst to best. Here we go.by ThisGirl908Community ContributorApproved and edited by BuzzFeed Community TeamFacebookPinterestTwitterMailLink 23. Angela Martin NBC Ok, some might think that this is unfair to her, but honestly she was just not a good person. The only good thing about her character was how she complimented Dwight. She was a cheater, a liar, and actively aimed to hurt other people. Not to mention that she was also annoying, mean, and showed no remorse for her actions. 22. Stanley Hudson NBC Credit where credit is due: Stanley was funny at times. His snarky sarcasm was great comic relief in less action-packed episodes. However, he cheated on his wife and then quickly moved on to dating his mistress. He was clearly only sorry that it got out and not sorry that he did it. And he was also kind of an insubordinate employee, but then again, who in the Dunder Mifflin office can't be described as insubordinate? 21. Jan Levinson NBC All in all, Jan wasn't a horrible human being, but she only cared about herself. She started off as one of the only normal characters in the show but then had a major plummet and turned into some absurd shell of her former self. She did have some redeeming qualities, but she just wasn't a favorite of mine. She treated Michael really poorly and just didn't know when to not sing in public. 20. Ryan Howard NBC Ryan was pretty douchey and really took advantage of Michael's kindness. He also committed an actual crime and cost Dunder Mifflin a lot of money. His character was really only there to starts fires – both in terms of drama and cheesy pitas. And let's be honest with ourselves; It would suck so hard to work with him. Also, his relationship with Kelly was SO toxic. 19. Toby Flenderson NBC I know it was a running gag that Toby was awful, but he was truly so freaking boring! In his defense, he seemed like a really good person despite the rumors that he was actually the Scranton Strangler. He just wanted to do what was best for the office or, you know... his job. Shocking, right? But just because he wasn't a terrible person doesn't mean he was anywhere near one of my favorite characters. 18. Meredith Palmer NBC Meredith belongs here. You may think she belongs lower (or if you're delusional, maybe you think she deserves a better ranking), but her complete lack of a moral compass landed her at #18. While her drunken antics and crude sensibility definitely made for some good laughs, she really should have been fired. I still get flashbacks from her casual Fridays look. 17. Roy Anderson NBC Most of the time, Roy was an ok guy, although that might be giving him too much credit. He truly loved Pam who didn't realize early enough that she was in it for the long haul with the complete wrong guy. However, he reacted inappropriately at the office to the news. I'm glad we got to see him redeem himself later and get married to someone who's heart truly belonged to him. I will say, however, that he didn't really treat Pam how she deserved to be treated. 16. Gabe Lewis NBC Gabe was not a favorite of mine. He was interesting enough, and they did a great job giving him unique characteristics. However, he was overbearing and even a bit creepy in his relationship with Erin. I wanted him to grow into a better character and person, but sadly, he didn't. 15. David Wallace NBC I'm sorry, but I just can't justify putting him any higher than this. 14. Phyllis Vance NBC She was definitely a problematic character. From her blackmail of Angela to the way she says popcorn, she just wasn't that great of a person. She was by no means the worst, but she certainly wasn't the best. 13. Kelly Kapoor NBC Kelly was so annoying. My gosh. However, she was funny and interesting enough to earn her a higher place on this ranking than some of the other characters. I felt bad for her when she was in a relationship with Ryan who clearly didn't support her, but I guess she truly loved him. She was such a drama queen, and that's both a point for her and against her. 12. Karen Filippelli NBC Karen got a bad rap, and if you disagree, you're just too obsessed with Jim and Pam to see it. She was really funny and a good love interest from Jim. She was also one of the few normal people on the show who didn't make me cringe 24/7. Sadly, we didn't see much of Karen after Jim broke it off with her. I'm just glad we got our Rashida Jones fix with Parks & Rec! 11. Kevin Malone NBC Kevin was pretty funny, and he did his best to make everyone else happy. He didn't let everyone's teasing get to him which is good, but I definitely think he was in the wrong profession. To this day, I still really want to know what his chili tastes like. 10. Creed Bratton NBC Don't sleep on my man, Creed! He may have been a downright criminal, drug dealing, murdering, mung-bean eating old man, but you can't say he wasn't interesting. The only reason that he isn't higher on the list is because I'm pretty sure he legit killed someone. 9. Holly Flax NBC Holly was great, and her character progressed Michael's story line a lot. I mean, she gave him his happy ending! And she also mirrored Michael's goofy idiosyncrasies with her own which obviously won our hearts (and Michael's) over. 8. Oscar Martinez NBC Oscar was honestly a favorite of mine. He was an amazing friend in multiple episodes to so many different characters. He was also funny and moral without being a total Toby. 7. Eric Hannon NBC Erin was added later into the show, and her character had such an interesting story line. I won't spoil anything, but I absolutely adored the ending they gave her. While she was a great character, she was also kind of the end of Andy as a good character. It made me sad to see Andy's story line end in such an unsatisfying way, but I'm glad Erin is happy. 6. Andy Bernard NBC Andy was funny and – for the most part – grew a lot as a character. He went from being upset enough at a prank to punch a hole in the wall to someone who was relatively calm about finding out they were being cheated on. But Andy's character took a turn for the worse at the end of the series and sadly became a bad character with a bad ending. 5. Pam Beesly NBC Definitely might get hate for this, but Pam belongs here on my list. She was a great character, but there were just better ones in my own personal opinion. She was fun and her romance with Jim was by far my favorite storyline (until the end when she kinda had a thing for the camera man). Also, I kind of wish she had followed her dreams more. 4. Darryl Philbin NBC Darryl was a great dad who was truly invested in making his daughter's life better. He was one of my absolute favorites, and he really grew as a character as the series progressed. The way he messed with Michael was utterly hilarious, and no one will convince me that Darryl isn't anything short of fantastic. 3. Dwight Schrute NBC Dwight was SO funny. First of all, Dwight's farm life style was great juxtaposition to the drab workplace that is Dunder Mifflin. He also had awesome catchphrases, great story lines, and super-fun relationships once people really got to know him. (P.S. I would love to have included Mose on this list, but I couldn't in good faith because he was never really a main character. But, Mose, here's your special mention!) 2. Jim Halpert NBC Jim was SO funny and arguably one of the reasons this show did so well. He was a great husband who always stayed true to Pam, was a good father, and brought something really special to the show. And I know, I know. Most people will think Jim should be in first place, but he belongs here on my list because there's someone else who takes home the gold. And I think we all know who that is... 1. Michael Scott NBC Oh captain, my captain! Michael is my absolute favorite character, and first place is much deserved. He was funny and although he had his goofball moments, was actually a REALLY good leader. He could be serious when the occasion really called for it, but of course he was also funny and ridiculous in the best way. He was the absolute best character in the show in my opinion, and him showing up to Dwight's wedding was the cherry on top of the last episode.