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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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1,433 387
Malcolm Reynolds is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters

3
1,416 462
Spike is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters
Spike Buffy the Vampire Slayer

4
1,210 328
Willow Rosenberg is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters
Willow Rosenberg Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Buffy the Animated Series

5
1,104 307
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

6
1,033 487
Angel is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters
Angel Angel, Buffy the Animated Series

7
988 369
Kaylee Frye is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters
Kaylee Frye Firefly

8
986 401
River Tam is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters
River Tam Firefly

9
1,018 287
Hoban Washburne is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters
Hoban Washburne Firefly

10
1,001 421
Faith is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters

11
881 372
Winifred Burkle is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters

12
839 407
Anya Jenkins is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters
Anya Jenkins Buffy the Vampire Slayer

13
888 258
Oz is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters
Oz

14
777 327
Xander Harris is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters
Xander Harris Buffy the Vampire Slayer

15
797 283
Zoë Washburne is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters
Zoë Washburne Firefly

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767 370
Cordelia Chase is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters

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750 299
Lorne is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters
Lorne Angel

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756 380
Drusilla is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters

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752 275
Inara Serra is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters
Inara Serra Firefly

20
609 340
Echo is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters
Echo Dollhouse

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770 304
Jayne Cobb is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters
Jayne Cobb Firefly

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655 365
Wesley Wyndam-Pryce is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters

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623 366
Tara Maclay is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters

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580 343
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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508 402
Illyria is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters
Illyria Angel

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598 268
Shepherd Book is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters
Shepherd Book Firefly

27
547 271
Allen Francis Doyle is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters

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460 401
Darla is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters

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503 327
Joyce Summers is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters

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419 319
Captain Hammer is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters
Captain Hammer Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog

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456 305
Charles Gunn is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters
Charles Gunn Angel

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453 316
Simon Tam is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters
Simon Tam Firefly

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424 339
Topher Brink is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters
Topher Brink Dollhouse

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412 355
Andrew Wells is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters

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422 293
Lindsey McDonald is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters

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387 369
Caleb is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters
Caleb Buffy the Vampire Slayer

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301 349
Victor is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters
Victor Dollhouse

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325 318
Penny is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters
Penny Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog

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391 306
Jenny Calendar is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters

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365 371
Mayor is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters

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337 368
Harmony Kendall is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters

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469 188
Gentlemen is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters
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378 282
Alpha is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters

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416 343
Glory is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters

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351 535
Dawn Summers is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters
Dawn Summers Buffy the Vampire Slayer

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290 323
Sierra is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters

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317 304
Kendra Young is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters

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358 238
Clem is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters

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291 354
Saffron is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters

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279 254
Sweet is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Top Joss Whedon Characters
Sweet