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List Rules 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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Buffy Summers is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters
Buffy Summers Buffy the Vampire Slayer

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1,265 420
Spike is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters
Spike Buffy the Vampire Slayer

3
1,275 362
Malcolm Reynolds is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters

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1,075 302
Willow Rosenberg is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters
Willow Rosenberg Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Buffy the Animated Series

5
970 283
Rupert Giles is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters
Rupert Giles Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Buffy the Animated Series

6
891 454
Angel is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters
Angel Angel, Buffy the Animated Series

7
881 327
Kaylee Frye is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters
Kaylee Frye Firefly

8
867 364
River Tam is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters
River Tam Firefly

9
886 383
Faith is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters

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781 331
Winifred Burkle is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters

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745 368
Anya Jenkins is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters
Anya Jenkins Buffy the Vampire Slayer

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909 262
Hoban Washburne is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters
Hoban Washburne Firefly

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682 297
Xander Harris is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters
Xander Harris Buffy the Vampire Slayer

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763 242
Oz is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters
Oz

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718 252
Zoë Washburne is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters
Zoë Washburne Firefly

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679 339
Cordelia Chase is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters

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679 341
Drusilla is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters

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661 270
Lorne is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters
Lorne Angel

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540 303
Echo is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters
Echo Dollhouse

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586 325
Wesley Wyndam-Pryce is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters

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686 272
Jayne Cobb is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters
Jayne Cobb Firefly

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662 250
Inara Serra is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters
Inara Serra Firefly

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551 329
Tara Maclay is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters

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523 311
Dr. Horrible is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters
Dr. Horrible Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog

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458 359
Illyria is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters
Illyria Angel

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530 243
Shepherd Book is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters
Shepherd Book Firefly

27
477 243
Allen Francis Doyle is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters

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410 354
Darla is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters

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445 298
Joyce Summers is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters

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382 287
Captain Hammer is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters
Captain Hammer Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog

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404 275
Charles Gunn is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters
Charles Gunn Angel

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399 284
Simon Tam is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters
Simon Tam Firefly

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383 307
Topher Brink is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters
Topher Brink Dollhouse

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376 317
Andrew Wells is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters

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341 334
Caleb is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters
Caleb Buffy the Vampire Slayer

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365 267
Lindsey McDonald is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters

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273 316
Victor is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters
Victor Dollhouse

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297 289
Penny is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters
Penny Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog

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331 327
Mayor is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters

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352 276
Jenny Calendar is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters

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302 327
Harmony Kendall is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters

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320 477
Dawn Summers is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters
Dawn Summers Buffy the Vampire Slayer

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411 164
Gentlemen is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters
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339 257
Alpha is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters

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372 312
Glory is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters

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265 289
Sierra is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters

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281 268
Kendra Young is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters

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318 211
Clem is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters

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261 318
Saffron is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters

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253 223
Sweet is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters
Sweet