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.
list ordered by
1
1,547 525
Buffy Summers is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters
Buffy the Vampire Slayer
2
1,693 458
Malcolm Reynolds is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters
3
1,629 613
Spike is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters
Buffy the Vampire Slayer
4
1,414 462
Willow Rosenberg is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters
Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Buffy the Animated Series
5
1,272 434
Rupert Giles is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters
Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Buffy the Animated Series
6
1,205 588
Angel is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters
Angel, Buffy the Animated Series
7
1,267 473
Faith is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters
8
1,223 337
Hoban Washburne is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters
Firefly
9
1,129 505
Kaylee Frye is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters
Firefly
10
1,117 537
River Tam is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters
Firefly
11
977 337
Zoë Washburne is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters
Firefly
12
1,001 499
Winifred Burkle is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters
13
965 539
Anya Jenkins is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters
Buffy the Vampire Slayer
14
912 412
Cordelia Chase is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters
15
1,014 384
Oz is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters
16
900 461
Xander Harris is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters
Buffy the Vampire Slayer
17
784 390
Echo is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters
Dollhouse
18
933 330
Inara Serra is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters
Firefly
19
902 357
Lorne is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters
Angel
20
940 359
Jayne Cobb is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters
Firefly
21
867 503
Drusilla is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters
22
758 484
Wesley Wyndam-Pryce is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters
23
714 498
Tara Maclay is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters
24
650 473
Dr. Horrible is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters
Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog
25
753 318
Shepherd Book is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters
Firefly