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The Most Notorious Skeleton Characters of All Time  

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List Rules Notable skeleton characters that are undead, animated, or are physically manifested by a curse.

Animated human skeletons have been used as a personification of death since the Middle Ages. From Jack Skellington to Skeletor, the skeleton character is often a type of physically manifested undead found in fantasy, gothic and horror fiction, and mythical art. Despite having no live flesh covering, he or she is still mobile. Most are human skeletons, but they can also be from any creature or race found on Earth or in the fantasy world. The following is a list of some that have gained notoriety in fantasy movies, television, and animated features, with names and images. Sometimes it's as simple as looking the most badass.
Which are powerful, spooky, or even funny? Vote up your favorite skeletons, whether cartoon or live-action, from a movie or TV show or any other media.
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Skeletor is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Most Notorious Skeleton Characters of All Time
He-Man and the Masters of the Universe, The Secret of the Sword, Masters of the Universe
Masters of the Universe
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Jack Skellington is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Most Notorious Skeleton Characters of All Time
The Nightmare Before Christmas
The Nightmare Before Christmas
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Grim is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Most Notorious Skeleton Characters of All Time
Grim Grim adventures of Billy and Mandy
Grim adventures of Billy and Mandy
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Papyrus is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Most Notorious Skeleton Characters of All Time
Papyrus Undertale
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Sans is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Most Notorious Skeleton Characters of All Time
Sans Undertale
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Ghost Rider is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Most Notorious Skeleton Characters of All Time
Ghost Rider
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Smitty Werbenjagermanjensen is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Most Notorious Skeleton Characters of All Time
Smitty Werbenjagermanjensen SpongeBob SquarePants
SpongeBob SquarePants
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Scorpion is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Most Notorious Skeleton Characters of All Time
Mortal Kombat
Mortal Kombat
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Dancing Skeletons is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Most Notorious Skeleton Characters of All Time
Dancing Skeletons Silly Symphonies - The Skeleton Dance
Silly Symphonies - The Skeleton Dance
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Bonejangles is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Most Notorious Skeleton Characters of All Time
Corpse Bride
Corpse Bride
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Dry Bones is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Most Notorious Skeleton Characters of All Time
The Adventures of Super Mario Bros. 3, Super Mario World (television series)
The Adventures of Super Mario Bros. 3, Super Mario World (television series)
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Scraps is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Most Notorious Skeleton Characters of All Time
Scraps Corpse Bride
Corpse Bride
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Jack Sparrow is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Most Notorious Skeleton Characters of All Time
Pirates of the Caribbean
Pirates of the Carribean
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Brook is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Most Notorious Skeleton Characters of All Time
One piece
One Piece
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Lewis is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Most Notorious Skeleton Characters of All Time
Lewis Ghost - Mystery Skulls (Music Video)
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Death is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Most Notorious Skeleton Characters of All Time
Family Guy
Family Guy
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Hector Barbossa is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Most Notorious Skeleton Characters of All Time
Pirates of the Caribbean
Pirates of the Carribean
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Eddie from Iron Maiden is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Most Notorious Skeleton Characters of All Time
Eddie from Iron Maiden
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Skulduggery Pleasant is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Most Notorious Skeleton Characters of All Time
Skulduggery Pleasant (Book Series)
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Army of Darkness Skeleton Hord... is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Most Notorious Skeleton Characters of All Time
Army of Darkness Skeleton Horde Army of Darkness
Army of Darkness
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Manuel "Manny"Calave... is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Most Notorious Skeleton Characters of All Time
Manuel "Manny"Calavera Grim Fandango
Grim Fandango
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Sir Daniel Fortesque is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Most Notorious Skeleton Characters of All Time
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ltward is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Most Notorious Skeleton Characters of All Time
ltward Fran Bow
Fran Bow
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Mr. Skully Pettibone is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Most Notorious Skeleton Characters of All Time
Mr. Skully Pettibone Scary Godmother: Halloween Spooktacular
Scary Godmother: Halloween Spooktakular
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Jason & the Argonauts Skel... is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Most Notorious Skeleton Characters of All Time
Jason & the Argonauts Skeleton Army Jason and the Argonauts
Jason & the Argonauts