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List Rules Only characters from TV and Movies, please.

You know them. You hate them. Honestly, I don't even know why these characters exist. Did someone think they were funny? Maybe adorable? Seriously? Like fingernails on a chalkboard, these annoying characters take teeth-gritting perseverance and expert channel-switching to avoid. Usually an attempt at comic relief, these are the characters you can't even love to hate. You just hate them.

Who is the most annoying movie or TV character of all time? We may never know. But this list will help us get a step closer (and let you know which movies and shows to avoid). Do annoying movie characters like Jar Jar Binks make Star Wars not worth watching? Maybe not. But we definitely won't be seeing any spinoff sequels starring the annoying little guy. Is Barney the most annoying TV character ever? Or do you hate Screech more? No one can blame you for finding these characters obnoxious and terrible, but to crown the worst offender, you've got to make your voice heard. Vote for the MOST annoying characters, rank them as you see fit... and be sure to add any that are missing.
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1
+ - 25,371 16,759
Bella Swan is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Most Annoying TV and Film Characters Ever
Bella Swan Twilight, The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 2, New Moon

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2
+ - 29,502 16,339
Jar Jar Binks is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Most Annoying TV and Film Characters Ever
Jar Jar Binks Star Wars Episode II: Attack of the Clones, Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace, Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith

3
+ - 27,556 7,894
Joffrey Baratheon is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Most Annoying TV and Film Characters Ever
Joffrey Baratheon Game of Thrones, A Song of Ice and Fire

4
+ - 18,790 11,952
Barney is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Most Annoying TV and Film Characters Ever
Barney Barney & Friends

5
+ - 11,720 11,095
Screech is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Most Annoying TV and Film Characters Ever
Screech Saved By The Bell

6
+ - 14,771 13,101
Scrappy-Doo is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Most Annoying TV and Film Characters Ever
Scrappy-Doo Scooby Doo

7
+ - 19,327 7,555
Caillou is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Most Annoying TV and Film Characters Ever
Caillou Caillou, Caillou's Holiday Movie

8
+ - 9,688 6,750
Cousin Oliver is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Most Annoying TV and Film Characters Ever
Cousin Oliver The Brady Bunch

9
+ - 7,879 6,933
Janice Hosenstein is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Most Annoying TV and Film Characters Ever

10
+ - 12,858 11,076
Jacob Black is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Most Annoying TV and Film Characters Ever
Jacob Black The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 1, The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 2, Twilight

11
+ - 15,906 7,791
Edward Cullen is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Most Annoying TV and Film Characters Ever
Edward Cullen The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 2, Twilight, The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 1

12
+ - 9,970 10,567
Darth Vader is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Most Annoying TV and Film Characters Ever
Anakin Skywalker Star Wars: The Clone Wars, Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope, Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi

13
+ - 7,046 9,798
Steve Urkel is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Most Annoying TV and Film Characters Ever
Steve Urkel Family Matters

14
+ - 18,835 3,100
Honey Boo Boo is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Most Annoying TV and Film Characters Ever
Honey Boo Boo Scary Movie 5

15
+ - 8,378 6,929
Kimmy Gibbler is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Most Annoying TV and Film Characters Ever
Kimmy Gibbler Full House

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16
+ - 7,180 4,755
Rico Suave is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Most Annoying TV and Film Characters Ever
Rico Suave Hannah Montana

17
+ - 8,715 6,087
Dora is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Most Annoying TV and Film Characters Ever
Dora the Explorer Dora the Explorer

18
+ - 6,695 5,619
Miley Stewart is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Most Annoying TV and Film Characters Ever
Miley Stewart Hannah Montana, Hannah Montana and Miley Cyrus: Best of Both Worlds Concert, Hannah Montana: The Movie

19
+ - 14,484 2,914
Dolores Umbridge is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Most Annoying TV and Film Characters Ever
Dolores Umbridge Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Part I, J.K. Rowling: A Year in the Life, Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince

20
+ - 5,896 4,002
Nellie Olson is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Most Annoying TV and Film Characters Ever
Nellie Olson Little House On The Prarie

21
+ - 9,479 5,109
Skyler White is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Most Annoying TV and Film Characters Ever
Skyler White Breaking Bad

22
+ - 4,998 6,608
Fran Fine is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Most Annoying TV and Film Characters Ever
Fran Fine The Nanny

23
+ - 6,657 4,031
Buzz McCallister is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Most Annoying TV and Film Characters Ever
Buzz McAllister Home Alone 4, Home Alone 2: Lost in New York, Home Alone

24
+ - 6,875 4,475
Prince Hans is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Most Annoying TV and Film Characters Ever
Prince Hans Frozen

25
+ - 7,195 5,069
Carrie Bradshaw is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Most Annoying TV and Film Characters Ever
Carrie Bradshaw Sex and the City

26
+ - 5,484 6,786
Derek Zoolander is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Most Annoying TV and Film Characters Ever
Derek Zoolander Zoolander

27
+ - 5,020 3,570
Dawson Leery is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Most Annoying TV and Film Characters Ever
Dawson Leery Dawson's Creek

28
+ - 5,876 5,619
Ross Geller is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Most Annoying TV and Film Characters Ever
Ross Geller Friends

29
+ - 7,970 7,265
Flo is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Most Annoying TV and Film Characters Ever
Flo Progressive Insurance Ad

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30
+ - 4,831 4,508
Biff Tannen is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Most Annoying TV and Film Characters Ever
Biff Tannen Back to the Future, Back to the Future Part III, Back to the Future Part II

31
+ - 4,567 5,060
Mr. Freeze is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Most Annoying TV and Film Characters Ever
Mr. Freeze Batman Franchise

32
+ - 5,198 4,545
Nicky is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Most Annoying TV and Film Characters Ever
Little Nicky Little Nicky

33
+ - 4,376 3,291
Pat is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Most Annoying TV and Film Characters Ever
Pat It's Pat, SNL

34
+ - 4,758 4,009
Wendy Torrance is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Most Annoying TV and Film Characters Ever
Wendy Torrance The Shining

35
+ - 3,947 3,860
Willie Scott is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Most Annoying TV and Film Characters Ever
Willie Scott Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom, Indiana Jones franchise

36
+ - 8,027 1,683
The Annoying Orange is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Most Annoying TV and Film Characters Ever

37
+ - 5,062 4,961
Elmo is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Most Annoying TV and Film Characters Ever
Elmo Sesame Street, Cinderelmo, The Adventures of Elmo in Grouchland

38
+ - 5,081 4,474
Pee-wee Herman is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Most Annoying TV and Film Characters Ever
Pee-wee Herman Pee-wee's Playhouse, Pee-wee's Big Adventure, The Pee-wee Herman Show

39
+ - 4,490 3,338
Mutt Williams is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Most Annoying TV and Film Characters Ever
Mutt Williams Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull, Indiana Jones franchise

40
+ - 4,366 4,527
Meredith Grey is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Most Annoying TV and Film Characters Ever
Meredith Grey Grey's Anatomy, Grey's Anatomy

41
+ - 3,143 3,389
Snarf is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Most Annoying TV and Film Characters Ever
Snarf ThunderCats, ThunderCats, ThunderCats

42
+ - 3,502 2,794
Izzie Stevens is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Most Annoying TV and Film Characters Ever
Izzie Stevens Grey's Anatomy, Grey's Anatomy

43
+ - 3,543 3,003
Ally McBeal is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Most Annoying TV and Film Characters Ever
Ally McBeal Ally McBeal

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44
+ - 3,026 2,258
Seven Wanker is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Most Annoying TV and Film Characters Ever
Seven Wanker Married with Children

45
+ - 4,708 4,169
Sam Witwicky is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Most Annoying TV and Film Characters Ever
Sam Witwicky Transformers

46
+ - 3,639 5,833
Ruby Rhod is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Most Annoying TV and Film Characters Ever
Ruby Rhod The Fifth Element

47
+ - 4,488 3,506
Theon Greyjoy is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Most Annoying TV and Film Characters Ever
Theon Greyjoy Game of Thrones, A Song of Ice and Fire

48
+ - 4,166 2,914
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The Cat in the Hat The Cat in the Hat (Movie)

49
+ - 4,267 3,319
Newman is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Most Annoying TV and Film Characters Ever
Newman Seinfeld

50
+ - 3,336 3,238
The Cable Guy is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Most Annoying TV and Film Characters Ever
The Cable Guy The Cable Guy