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Baddies of the Small Screen

Villains
600 votersOne-Season TV Villains Who Leave A Major ImpactThe best villains leave a mark on both the characters and the audience long after they're defeated. On the big screen, villains ge...
Villains
3k votersTV Villains Who Got Exactly What They DeservedSure, there are great moments in the movies when a villain gets their comeuppance - think Grand Moff Tarkin getting blown up along...
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16.6k votersThe Best TV Villains Of All TimeThe best TV villains of all time rank among some of the greatest TV characters of all time as well as some of the creepiest TV cha...
Villains
573 votersThe Best Current TV VillainsA great villain makes for great storylines. They are integral in making television shows suspenseful and complicated. Some villain...
Best TV
15.6k votersThe Most Likeable TV Anti-HeroesA detailed list of the most well-liked and loveable TV anti-heroes. The most likeable TV protagonists are listed in order from mos...
Villains
222 voters13 TV Antagonists Who Are Surprisingly RelatableNot all antagonists are created equal. The great ones, the ones that present ostensible obstacles for the main character, are pain...
Shocking Behavior
9k votersTV "Nice Guys" Who Are Horrible Human Beings In DisguiseSecretly horrible TV nice guys are the sort of character that has been around for a while. You know the type. In their series, the...
Villains
461 votersTV Characters Who Started Out As Bad Guys Before Joining The TeamNothing beats a good character arc, when heroes overcome the lies they've believed and change irreversibly. Character development ...
Villains
717 votersTV Villains You Didn't Realize Were Real PeopleIn the era of fairly accurate historical dramas like The Crown and Downton Abbey, it’s no secret that many television characters a...
Villains
8.4k viewsBreaking Good: TV Characters Who Went From Antagonist To HeroOne goal of writing television characters is to make them feel as three-dimensional as possible. Just as real people can change an...
Comedy
196 votersDarkly Funny Moments From TV Villains That Made Us Feel Guilty For GigglingWhen it comes to creating a mischievous character, a little bit of humor goes a long way. And with this selection of big bads from...
Villains
256 votersImpressive Foreshadowing Fans Noticed About Their Favorite TV VillainsWe either love to hate or hate to love TV villains. Without them, our favorite series would be extremely boring. Of course, good s...