Who Is the Most Annoying Kid in Pop Culture History?

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List Criteria: Upvote the kid characters who are the most annoying.

Some of our favorite shows/films have something terrible in common... a little kid that, we assume, was put in to add vulnerability or some "cute" or "comic" element... or maybe just to give us something to hate unabashedly. No matter how you look at it, these kids are more annoying than what the writer could have ever anticipated when he or she created them. This isn't to say that they're entirely awful. At first their act isn't terrible, in fact it could be perceived as some as even a bit funny. However, over time that acts wears thin and when it happens, it goes fast.

For better or worse, some of the most annoying kid characters have been on shows with other kids who not only weren't irritating, but were really likable. Steve Urkel singlehandedly hijacked the narrative of Family Matters from being around a family to revolving around his futile attempt to win over Laura Winslow. Star Wars fans have different opinions on many aspects on the film series, but the one thing that unites them all is their mutual annoyance of the whiny Anakin Skywalker. Of all kid movie characters, the young Anakin is easily one of the most despised and his role in the Phantom Mennce had fans clamoring for his eventual conversion to Darth Vader.

These are the most annoying kid characters ever put to screen big or small. Vote for your most hated, and add any that are missing!
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    Dora The Explorer

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    Game of Thrones

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    Fred: The Movie

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    The Brady Bunch

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    Family Matters

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    Caillou

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    Saved by the Bell

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    Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Buffyverse

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    Full House

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    The Cleveland Show

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    South Park

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    Breaking Bad

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    Junior is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Who Is the Most Annoying Kid in Pop Culture History?

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    Junior Problem Child, Problem Child 2

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    The Walking Dead

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    Jurassic Park

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    American Dad

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    Family Guy, Family Guy Presents: Stewie Griffin: The Untold Story, Family ...

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    Full House

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    Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, Harry Potter and the Deathly ...

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    Nip/Tuck

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    Home Alone 4, Home Alone 2: Lost in New York, Home Alone

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    Gossip Girl

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    Once Upon A Time

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    Desperate Housewives

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    Game of Thrones, A Song of Ice and Fire

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    Stephanie is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Who Is the Most Annoying Kid in Pop Culture History?

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    Stephanie LazyTown

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    SpongeBob SquarePants, The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie, Orange County

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    The Middle

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    Malcolm in the Middle

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    The Sopranos

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    Two and a Half Men

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    Tori Scott Saved By The Bell

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    Modern Family

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    Homeland

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    Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, Harry Potter and the Deathly ...

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    Star Trek: The Next Generation, Star Trek Nemesis, Star Trek

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    Violet Harmon is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Who Is the Most Annoying Kid in Pop Culture History?


    Violet Harmon American Horror Story

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    War of the Worlds

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    Jerry Maguire

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    The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 2, The Twilight Saga: Breaking ...

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    Turbo: A Power Rangers Movie, Power Rangers Turbo

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    Max Reede Liar Liar

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    The Dick Van Dyke Show

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    Marty is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Who Is the Most Annoying Kid in Pop Culture History?

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    Marty Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa, Madagascar, Merry Madagascar

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    Gray Jurassic World

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