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The Best Introvert TV Characters 

Ranker TV
Updated September 11, 2019 3.3k votes 506 voters 11.4k views 41 items

List Rules Vote up your favorite introverted TV characters

Great introvert TV characters show that being introverted is different - and about so, so much more - than just being shy. In fact, many of the introverts listed here - like INPJ Liz Lemon, INTJ Sheldon Cooper, and INFP Lisa Simpson - aren't really shy at all. They are introverts in the sense that their inner world is more important to them than socializing, they can be intellectually intense, and are hyper-focused on their goals. While they may have the hardest time with small talk and crowds, they're incredibly strong in other ways.

Many TV characters who are introverts are more relatable to viewers than over the top extrovert TV characters. In fact, some viewers may even find fictional introverts more likable than their extrovert counterparts. Which of these introverted TV characters are your favorites? Vote up the characters that you love and add any others that you feel are missing. 

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Dr. Gregory House is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Introvert TV Characters
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Sherlock Holmes is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Introvert TV Characters
Plamen Penchev added The Hound of the Baskervilles, Sherlock, Comedy Playhouse
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Arya Stark is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Introvert TV Characters
Game of Thrones
4
Ron Swanson is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Introvert TV Characters
Parks and Recreation
5
Daria Morgendorffer is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Introvert TV Characters
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Dexter Morgan is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Introvert TV Characters
Dexter
7
Temperance "Bones&q... is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Introvert TV Characters
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Willow Rosenberg is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Introvert TV Characters
Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Buffy the Animated Series
9
Bruce Wayne is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Introvert TV Characters
Batman
10
Squidward Tentacles is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Introvert TV Characters
Alden Rivadavia added SpongeBob SquarePants
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Pam Halpert is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Introvert TV Characters
The Office
12
Tina Belcher is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Introvert TV Characters
Tina Belcher Bob's Burgers
13
Rory Gilmore is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Introvert TV Characters
Gilmore Girls
14
Detective Rosa Diaz is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Introvert TV Characters
Brooklyn Nine-Nine
15
Walter White is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Introvert TV Characters
Breaking Bad
16
Sheldon Cooper is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Introvert TV Characters
The Big Bang Theory
17
Tyrion Lannister is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Introvert TV Characters
Game of Thrones
18
Liz Lemon is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Introvert TV Characters
30 Rock
19
Wilson is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Introvert TV Characters
Home Improvement
20
Poussey Washington is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Introvert TV Characters
Poussey Washington Orange Is The New Black
21
Raj Koothrappali is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Introvert TV Characters
The Big Bang Theory
22
Molly Hooper is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Introvert TV Characters
Sherlock
23
Will Graham is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Introvert TV Characters
Will Graham Hannibal
24
Tara Maclay is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Introvert TV Characters
Buffy The Vampire Slayer
25
Elliot Alderson is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Introvert TV Characters
Tanya Malik added Elliot Alderson