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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1
1,529 434
Buffy Summers is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters
Buffy the Vampire Slayer

2
1,600 525
Spike is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters
Buffy the Vampire Slayer

3
1,388 379
Willow Rosenberg is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters
Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Buffy the Animated Series

4
1,591 449
Malcolm Reynolds is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters

5
1,254 351
Rupert Giles is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters
Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Buffy the Animated Series

6
1,190 538
Angel is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters
Angel, Buffy the Animated Series

7
1,115 420
Kaylee Frye is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters
Firefly

8
1,172 464
Faith is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters

9
1,104 454
River Tam is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters
Firefly

10
986 414
Winifred Burkle is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters

11
1,130 330
Hoban Washburne is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters
Firefly

12
950 459
Anya Jenkins is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters
Buffy the Vampire Slayer

13
886 377
Xander Harris is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters
Buffy the Vampire Slayer

14
997 302
Oz is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters

15
887 328
Zoë Washburne is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters
Firefly

16
883 407
Cordelia Chase is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters

17
854 336
Lorne is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters
Angel

18
698 382
Echo is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters
Dollhouse

19
851 421
Drusilla is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters

20
847 321
Inara Serra is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters
Firefly

21
863 352
Jayne Cobb is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters
Firefly

22
739 406
Wesley Wyndam-Pryce is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters

23
699 417
Tara Maclay is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters

24
640 391
Dr. Horrible is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters
Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog

25
568 456
Illyria is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters
Angel

26
668 310
Shepherd Book is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters
Firefly

27
612 306
Allen Francis Doyle is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters

28
526 441
Darla is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters

29
570 370
Joyce Summers is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters

30
508 350
Charles Gunn is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters
Angel

31
467 369
Captain Hammer is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters
Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog

32
503 363
Simon Tam is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters
Firefly

33
468 389
Topher Brink is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters
Dollhouse

34
466 404
Andrew Wells is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters

35
442 424
Caleb is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters
Buffy the Vampire Slayer

36
479 338
Lindsey McDonald is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters

37
422 414
Mayor is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters

38
449 345
Jenny Calendar is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters

39
389 415
Harmony Kendall is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters

40
481 388
Glory is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters

41
547 216
Gentlemen is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters
lalispeter added Gentlemen

42
410 606
Dawn Summers is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters
Buffy the Vampire Slayer

43
323 400
Victor is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters
Dollhouse

44
355 369
Penny is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters
Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog

45
418 321
Alpha is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters

46
318 370
Sierra is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters

47
366 349
Kendra Young is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters

48
418 276
Clem is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters

49
325 408
Saffron is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters