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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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Barney Stinson is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Most Likeable TV Anti-Heroes
Barney Stinson How I Met Your Mother

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Jamie Lannister is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Most Likeable TV Anti-Heroes
Jamie Lannister Game of Thrones

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Crowley is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Most Likeable TV Anti-Heroes
Crowley Sherlock Holmes

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Bender is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Most Likeable TV Anti-Heroes
Bender Futurama

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Rick Grimes is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Most Likeable TV Anti-Heroes
Rick Grimes The Walking Dead

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Jax Teller is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Most Likeable TV Anti-Heroes
Jax Teller Sons of Anarchy

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Spike is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Most Likeable TV Anti-Heroes
Spike Buffy the Vampire Slayer

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Damon Salvatore is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Most Likeable TV Anti-Heroes
Damon Salvatore The Vampire Diaries

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Stewie Griffin is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Most Likeable TV Anti-Heroes
Stewie Griffin Family Guy

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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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Darth Vader is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Most Likeable TV Anti-Heroes
Darth Vader Star Wars: The Clone Wars

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Perry Cox is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Most Likeable TV Anti-Heroes
Perry Cox Scrubs

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Daryl Dixon is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Most Likeable TV Anti-Heroes
Daryl Dixon The Walking Dead

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Nucky Thompson is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Most Likeable TV Anti-Heroes
Nucky Thompson Boardwalk Empire

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Mr. Gold is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Most Likeable TV Anti-Heroes
Mr. Gold Once Upon a Time

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Hannibal Lecter is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Most Likeable TV Anti-Heroes
Hannibal Lecter Hannibal

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Hawkeye Pierce is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Most Likeable TV Anti-Heroes
Hawkeye Pierce M*A*S*H

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Dean Winchester is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Most Likeable TV Anti-Heroes
Dean Winchester Supernatural, Supernatural The Animation

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Jack Bauer is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Most Likeable TV Anti-Heroes

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Sandor Clegane is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Most Likeable TV Anti-Heroes
Sandor Clegane Game of Thrones

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Stefan Salvatore is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Most Likeable TV Anti-Heroes
Stefan Salvatore The Vampire Diaries

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Eric Cartman is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Most Likeable TV Anti-Heroes
Eric Cartman South Park

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Peter Griffin is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Most Likeable TV Anti-Heroes
Peter Griffin Family Guy

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Bart Simpson is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Most Likeable TV Anti-Heroes
Bart Simpson The Simpsons

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Archie Bunker is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Most Likeable TV Anti-Heroes
Archie Bunker Archie Bunker's Place, All in the Family

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DCI John Luther is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Most Likeable TV Anti-Heroes

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Vegeta is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Most Likeable TV Anti-Heroes
Vegeta Dragon Ball Z

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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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Jesse Pinkman is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Most Likeable TV Anti-Heroes
Jesse Pinkman Breaking bad 

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Doug Ross is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Most Likeable TV Anti-Heroes

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Opie Winston is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Most Likeable TV Anti-Heroes
Opie Winston Sons of Anarchy

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Sam Malone is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Most Likeable TV Anti-Heroes
Sam Malone Cheers

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Sam Winchester is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Most Likeable TV Anti-Heroes
Sam Winchester Supernatural, Supernatural The Animation

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John Locke is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Most Likeable TV Anti-Heroes
John Locke Lost

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Raylan Givens is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Most Likeable TV Anti-Heroes
Raylan Givens Justified

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Hank Moody is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Most Likeable TV Anti-Heroes
Hank Moody Californication

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Chibs Telford is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Most Likeable TV Anti-Heroes
Chibs Telford Sons of Anarchy

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Batman is listed (or ranked) 46 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) 47 on the list The Most Likeable TV Anti-Heroes
Lex Luthor Smallville

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Catwoman is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Most Likeable TV Anti-Heroes
Cat-Woman Batman

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Shaggy Rogers is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Most Likeable TV Anti-Heroes
Shaggy Rogers Scooby-Doo! Mystery, Inc.

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Ghost Rider is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Most Likeable TV Anti-Heroes
Ghost Rider