tv The Most Likeable TV Anti-Heroes

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List Rules Antiheroes you actually root for - in broadcast and Netflix shows only (no web series)

A detailed list of the most well-liked and loveable TV anti-heroes. The most likeable TV protagonists are listed in order from most popular to least. These ambivalent but likeable anti-heroes of TV can be changed in order of popularity to fit the viewer’s opinions. Or, you can copy to make your very own list of your most favorite TV anti-heroes. This villain list can then be re-arranged to suit your ideas.
 
These ambivalent villains are a mixture of both good and evil and have managed to tug at the viewer’s heartstrings over the years. Do you remember most of these anti-heroes? This list answers the question, “Who are the most popular and likeable antiheroes of television?” Taking you on a road down memory lane, this list allows you to see which anti-heroes of TV were the worst and which were the best villains of TV shows.
 
While some TV protagonists are pure evil, many have a touch of good in them that the viewer can easily see, making the viewer sympathetic towards these quite loveable villains of television series. The viewers can often find themselves wishing only the best results for these sometimes harmless TV villains. This list allows you to choose which television anti-hero you think is the best villain of television.

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Tyrion Lannister is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Most Likeable TV Anti-Heroes
Tyrion Lannister Game of Thrones

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Dr. Gregory House is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Most Likeable TV Anti-Heroes

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Walter White is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Most Likeable TV Anti-Heroes
Walter White Breaking Bad

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Sherlock Holmes is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Most Likeable TV Anti-Heroes
Sherlock Holmes Sherlock Holmes

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Tony Soprano is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Most Likeable TV Anti-Heroes
Tony Soprano The Sopranos

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Dexter Morgan is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Most Likeable TV Anti-Heroes
Dexter Morgan Dexter, Dexter: Early Cuts

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James

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Wolverine is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Most Likeable TV Anti-Heroes

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Jaime Lannister is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Most Likeable TV Anti-Heroes
Jaime Lannister Game of Thrones

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Barney Stinson is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Most Likeable TV Anti-Heroes
Barney Stinson How I Met Your Mother

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Bender is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Most Likeable TV Anti-Heroes
Bender Futurama

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Rick Grimes is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Most Likeable TV Anti-Heroes
Rick Grimes The Walking Dead

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Crowley is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Most Likeable TV Anti-Heroes
Crowley Sherlock Holmes

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Spike is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Most Likeable TV Anti-Heroes
Spike Buffy the Vampire Slayer

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Darth Vader is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Most Likeable TV Anti-Heroes
Darth Vader Star Wars: The Clone Wars

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Stewie Griffin is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Most Likeable TV Anti-Heroes
Stewie Griffin Family Guy

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Jax Teller is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Most Likeable TV Anti-Heroes
Jax Teller Sons of Anarchy

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Don Draper is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Most Likeable TV Anti-Heroes
Don Draper Mad Men

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Damon Salvatore is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Most Likeable TV Anti-Heroes
Damon Salvatore The Vampire Diaries

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Hannibal Lecter is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Most Likeable TV Anti-Heroes
Hannibal Lecter Hannibal

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Perry Cox is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Most Likeable TV Anti-Heroes
Perry Cox Scrubs

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Mr. Gold is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Most Likeable TV Anti-Heroes
Mr. Gold Once Upon a Time

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Daryl Dixon is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Most Likeable TV Anti-Heroes
Daryl Dixon The Walking Dead

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Peter Griffin is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Most Likeable TV Anti-Heroes
Peter Griffin Family Guy

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Nucky Thompson is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Most Likeable TV Anti-Heroes
Nucky Thompson Boardwalk Empire

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Sandor Clegane is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Most Likeable TV Anti-Heroes
Sandor Clegane Game of Thrones

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Eric Cartman is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Most Likeable TV Anti-Heroes
Eric Cartman South Park

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Hawkeye Pierce is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Most Likeable TV Anti-Heroes
Hawkeye Pierce M*A*S*H

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Vegeta is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Most Likeable TV Anti-Heroes
Vegeta Dragon Ball Z

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Bart Simpson is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Most Likeable TV Anti-Heroes
Bart Simpson The Simpsons

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Jack Bauer is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Most Likeable TV Anti-Heroes

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Dean Winchester is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Most Likeable TV Anti-Heroes
Dean Winchester Supernatural, Supernatural The Animation

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DCI John Luther is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Most Likeable TV Anti-Heroes

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Stefan Salvatore is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Most Likeable TV Anti-Heroes
Stefan Salvatore The Vampire Diaries

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Jesse Pinkman is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Most Likeable TV Anti-Heroes
Jesse Pinkman Breaking bad 

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Arya Stark is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Most Likeable TV Anti-Heroes
Arya Stark Game of Thrones

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Archie Bunker is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Most Likeable TV Anti-Heroes
Archie Bunker Archie Bunker's Place, All in the Family

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Opie Winston is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Most Likeable TV Anti-Heroes
Opie Winston Sons of Anarchy

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Hank Moody is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Most Likeable TV Anti-Heroes
Hank Moody Californication

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John Locke is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Most Likeable TV Anti-Heroes
John Locke Lost

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Raylan Givens is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Most Likeable TV Anti-Heroes
Raylan Givens Justified

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Sam Malone is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Most Likeable TV Anti-Heroes
Sam Malone Cheers

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Doug Ross is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Most Likeable TV Anti-Heroes

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Batman is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Most Likeable TV Anti-Heroes
Batman Batman: The Animated Series, Batman Beyond, The New Batman Adventures

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Lex Luthor is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Most Likeable TV Anti-Heroes
Lex Luthor Smallville

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Chibs Telford is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Most Likeable TV Anti-Heroes
Chibs Telford Sons of Anarchy

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Catwoman is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Most Likeable TV Anti-Heroes
Cat-Woman Batman

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Daria Morgendorffer is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Most Likeable TV Anti-Heroes
Daria Morgendorffer Beavis and Butt-head

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Omar Little is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Most Likeable TV Anti-Heroes
Omar Little The Wire

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Sam Winchester is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Most Likeable TV Anti-Heroes
Sam Winchester Supernatural, Supernatural The Animation