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
1,520 433
Buffy Summers is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters
Buffy the Vampire Slayer

2
1,592 522
Spike is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters
Buffy the Vampire Slayer

3
1,381 378
Willow Rosenberg is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters
Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Buffy the Animated Series

4
1,585 447
Malcolm Reynolds is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters

5
1,247 351
Rupert Giles is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters
Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Buffy the Animated Series

6
1,185 534
Angel is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters
Angel, Buffy the Animated Series

7
1,110 419
Kaylee Frye is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters
Firefly

8
1,163 463
Faith is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters

9
1,097 453
River Tam is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters
Firefly

10
981 413
Winifred Burkle is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters

11
1,125 329
Hoban Washburne is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters
Firefly

12
943 458
Anya Jenkins is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters
Buffy the Vampire Slayer

13
883 374
Xander Harris is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters
Buffy the Vampire Slayer

14
991 301
Oz is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters

15
881 327
Zoë Washburne is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters
Firefly

16
875 407
Cordelia Chase is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters

17
851 334
Lorne is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters
Angel

18
697 378
Echo is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters
Dollhouse

19
845 420
Drusilla is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters

20
859 350
Jayne Cobb is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters
Firefly

21
840 319
Inara Serra is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters
Firefly

22
735 405
Wesley Wyndam-Pryce is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters

23
695 416
Tara Maclay is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters

24
638 390
Dr. Horrible is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters
Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog

25
566 454
Illyria is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters
Angel

26
665 309
Shepherd Book is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters
Firefly

27
609 304
Allen Francis Doyle is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters

28
523 441
Darla is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters

29
567 370
Joyce Summers is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters

30
507 349
Charles Gunn is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters
Angel

31
466 367
Captain Hammer is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters
Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog

32
501 362
Simon Tam is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters
Firefly

33
466 388
Topher Brink is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters
Dollhouse

34
465 403
Andrew Wells is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters

35
441 421
Caleb is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters
Buffy the Vampire Slayer

36
478 337
Lindsey McDonald is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters

37
419 413
Mayor is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters

38
447 345
Jenny Calendar is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters

39
385 415
Harmony Kendall is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters

40
542 216
Gentlemen is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters
lalispeter added Gentlemen

41
476 387
Glory is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters

42
408 604
Dawn Summers is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters
Buffy the Vampire Slayer

43
355 368
Penny is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters
Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog

44
322 399
Victor is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters
Dollhouse

45
417 320
Alpha is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters

46
317 369
Sierra is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters

47
362 349
Kendra Young is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters

48
417 275
Clem is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters

49
323 407
Saffron is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters