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

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

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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

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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

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Kaylee Frye is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters
Kaylee Frye Firefly

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Angel is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters
Angel Angel, Buffy the Animated Series

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

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

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

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Hoban Washburne is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters
Hoban Washburne Firefly

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Anya Jenkins is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters
Anya Jenkins Buffy the Vampire Slayer

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

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

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

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Lorne is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters
Lorne Angel

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

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

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Jayne Cobb is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters
Jayne Cobb Firefly

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Wesley Wyndam-Pryce is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters

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

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Dr. Horrible is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters
Dr. Horrible Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog

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Tara Maclay is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters

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

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

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

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

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Captain Hammer is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters
Captain Hammer Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog

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Joyce Summers is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters

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

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

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

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

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Penny is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters
Penny Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog

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Caleb is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters
Caleb Buffy the Vampire Slayer

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Mayor is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters

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Lindsey McDonald is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters

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Victor is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters
Victor Dollhouse

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

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Alpha is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters

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

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Dawn Summers is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters
Dawn Summers Buffy the Vampire Slayer

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Glory is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters

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Gentlemen is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters
Gentlemen

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

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

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

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

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Mr. Universe is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters