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The Best (And Worst) Characters On '13 Reasons Why'  

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List Rules Vote up all your favorite '13 Reasons Why' characters.

As one of the darkest teen dramas ever created, the best characters on 13 Reasons Why are sometimes tragic, sometimes reprehensible, but always relatable. While some characters you can’t help but root for, others are easy to hate.

The Netflix original series, which is loosely based on the 2007 novel of the same name, centers on Clay Jenson, a seemingly normal high school student who’s out to prove the circumstances surrounding his best friend’s death/passing. With a colorful cast ranging from benevolent figures to downright despicable high school students, the best characters on 13 Reasons Why aren’t always as innocent as they seem. Who’s your favorite 13 Reasons Why character?

Vote up the best characters on 13 Reasons Why, and vote down all the characters you think are the worst.

Justin Foley is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best (And Worst) Characters On '13 Reasons Why'
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Justin Foley

I care more about Jessica than I do about Hannah, than I do about you, than I do about anybody else.

Played by: Brandon Flynn

They a great character?
Tony Padilla is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best (And Worst) Characters On '13 Reasons Why'
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Tony Padilla

Hannah got hurt. It happens. You never really know what's gonna hit how. You don't know someone else's life.

Played by: Christian Navarro

They a great character?
Zach Dempsey is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best (And Worst) Characters On '13 Reasons Why'
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Zach Dempsey

One thing. If one thing had gone differently somewhere along the line maybe none of this would have happened.

Played by: Ross Butler

They a great character?
Alex Standall is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best (And Worst) Characters On '13 Reasons Why'
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Alex Standall

Why don't they put up a poster that says 'Don't be a f*****g d**k to people'?

Played by: Miles Heizer

They a great character?