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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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1,569 514
Spike is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters
Spike Buffy the Vampire Slayer

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1,360 369
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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1,565 441
Malcolm Reynolds is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters

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1,228 343
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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1,164 526
Angel is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters
Angel Angel, Buffy the Animated Series

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1,097 414
Kaylee Frye is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters
Kaylee Frye Firefly

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1,136 456
Faith is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters

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1,083 448
River Tam is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters
River Tam Firefly

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971 407
Winifred Burkle is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters

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1,112 324
Hoban Washburne is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters
Hoban Washburne Firefly

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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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871 363
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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978 295
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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860 403
Cordelia Chase is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters

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842 330
Lorne is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters
Lorne Angel

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685 373
Echo is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters
Echo Dollhouse

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836 414
Drusilla is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters

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

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827 316
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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Wesley Wyndam-Pryce is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters

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686 409
Tara Maclay is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters

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630 385
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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560 449
Illyria is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters
Illyria Angel

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657 305
Shepherd Book is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters
Shepherd Book Firefly

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603 300
Allen Francis Doyle is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters

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516 435
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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460 363
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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460 382
Topher Brink is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters
Topher Brink Dollhouse

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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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443 341
Jenny Calendar is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters

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382 409
Harmony Kendall is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters

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470 380
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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Gentlemen is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters
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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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Saffron is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters