The Top Joss Whedon Characters

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List Criteria: Character from Joss Whedon's television shows and Dr. Horrible's Sing-a-Long Blog.

A lively debate in the Whedon fandom has always been "Who are Joss Whedon's best characters"? Let's use this list as a way to settle that debate, shall we? Give your faves and thumbs up, thumbs down to those you're not as fond of.
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    Spike is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters


    Spike Buffy the Vampire Slayer

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    the people's #1 & most listed
    Buffy the Vampire Slayer

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    Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Buffy the Animated Series

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    Rupert Giles is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters


    Rupert Giles Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Buffy the Animated Series

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    Malcolm Reynolds is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters


    Malcolm Reynolds Firefly

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    Faith is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters


    Faith

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    Anya Jenkins is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters


    Anya Jenkins Buffy the Vampire Slayer

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    Firefly

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    Winifred Burkle is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters


    Winifred Burkle Angel

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    River Tam is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters


    River Tam Firefly

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    Cordelia Chase is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters


    Cordelia Chase Angel

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    Wesley Wyndam-Pryce is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters


    Wesley Wyndam-Pryce Angel

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    Drusilla is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters


    Drusilla

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    Oz is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters


    Oz

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    Firefly

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    Angel is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters

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    Angel Angel, Buffy the Animated Series

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    Zoë Washburne is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters


    Zoë Washburne Firefly

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    Xander Harris is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters


    Xander Harris Buffy the Vampire Slayer

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    Angel

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    Tara Maclay is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters


    Tara Maclay

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    Echo is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters


    Echo Dollhouse

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    Firefly

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    Jayne Cobb is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters


    Jayne Cobb Firefly

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    Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog

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    Illyria is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters


    Illyria Angel

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    Darla is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters


    Darla

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    Joyce Summers is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters


    Joyce Summers

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    Dollhouse

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    Charles Gunn is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters


    Charles Gunn Angel

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    Andrew Wells is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters


    Andrew Wells

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    Firefly

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    Firefly

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    Buffy the Vampire Slayer

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    Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog

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    Dollhouse

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    Mayor is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters


    Mayor

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    Buffy the Vampire Slayer

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    Glory is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters


    Glory

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    Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog

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    Gentlemen is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters

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    Gentlemen

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