Best Characters The Top Joss Whedon Characters  

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List Rules Character from Joss Whedon's television shows and Dr. Horrible's Sing-a-Long Blog.

A lively debate in the Whedon fandom has always been "Who are Joss Whedon's best characters"? Let's use this list as a way to settle that debate, shall we? Give your faves and thumbs up, thumbs down to those you're not as fond of.

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Buffy Summers is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters
Buffy Summers Buffy the Vampire Slayer

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1,579 518
Spike is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters
Spike Buffy the Vampire Slayer

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1,371 374
Willow Rosenberg is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters
Willow Rosenberg Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Buffy the Animated Series

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1,577 442
Malcolm Reynolds is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters

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1,237 347
Rupert Giles is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters
Rupert Giles Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Buffy the Animated Series

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1,173 529
Angel is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters
Angel Angel, Buffy the Animated Series

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1,105 414
Kaylee Frye is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters
Kaylee Frye Firefly

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1,148 459
Faith is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters

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1,090 449
River Tam is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters
River Tam Firefly

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1,120 324
Hoban Washburne is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters
Hoban Washburne Firefly

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972 409
Winifred Burkle is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters

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933 454
Anya Jenkins is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters
Anya Jenkins Buffy the Vampire Slayer

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878 368
Xander Harris is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters
Xander Harris Buffy the Vampire Slayer

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987 297
Oz is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters
Oz

The Strongest Female Characters Written by Joss Whedon

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Zoë Washburne is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters
Zoë Washburne Firefly

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868 404
Cordelia Chase is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters

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846 332
Lorne is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters
Lorne Angel

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692 374
Echo is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters
Echo Dollhouse

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840 417
Drusilla is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters

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854 346
Jayne Cobb is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters
Jayne Cobb Firefly

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834 316
Inara Serra is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters
Inara Serra Firefly

The Best CGI Animated Films Ever Made

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727 402
Wesley Wyndam-Pryce is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters

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690 412
Tara Maclay is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters

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633 386
Dr. Horrible is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters
Dr. Horrible Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog

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561 451
Illyria is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters
Illyria Angel

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663 305
Shepherd Book is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters
Shepherd Book Firefly

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605 301
Allen Francis Doyle is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters

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519 437
Darla is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters

13 Shows And Movies Joss Whedon Has Savagely Ripped Apart

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Joyce Summers is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters

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Charles Gunn is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters
Charles Gunn Angel

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Captain Hammer is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters
Captain Hammer Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog

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Simon Tam is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters
Simon Tam Firefly

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464 382
Topher Brink is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters
Topher Brink Dollhouse

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460 401
Andrew Wells is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters

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Lindsey McDonald is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters

The Best Movies Based on TV Shows

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Caleb is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters
Caleb Buffy the Vampire Slayer

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Mayor is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters

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445 342
Jenny Calendar is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters

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382 411
Harmony Kendall is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters

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472 384
Glory is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters

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Dawn Summers is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters
Dawn Summers Buffy the Vampire Slayer

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536 215
Gentlemen is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters
lalispeter added Gentlemen

12 Reasons Joss Whedon Was Never The Feminist Pioneer You Thought He Was

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Victor is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters
Victor Dollhouse

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Penny is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters
Penny Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog

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Alpha is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters

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Sierra is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters

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Kendra Young is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters

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Clem is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters

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323 402
Saffron is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters