fiction The Fictional Bosses You'd Least Like to Work For  

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List Rules Horrible bosses from fiction only. Vote up the worst bosses on the list.

List of the fictional bosses you’d least like to work for. Think your boss is bad? Your boss may not even compare to some of the horrible fictional bosses throughout time. Browse through this list of the fictional bosses you’d least like to work for to gain some new perspective on your own employment situation. Ranked by the community in order from the absolute worst to just kind of annoying, you are sure to find a boss worse than yours on the list.

Vote for the fictional boss you think is the absolute worst. Or, if you don’t see a particularly horrible fictional boss on the list, and him or her below so that others can vote as well.

Although some may think the boss they have is the worst, there are some fictional bosses that have even been known to stalk or kill their employees. After seeing a few of these fictional bosses that you’d least like to work for, you may start to appreciate your own boss a little more!

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Bill Lumbergh is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Fictional Bosses You'd Least Like to Work For
Bill Lumbergh Office Space

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Mr. Burns is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Fictional Bosses You'd Least Like to Work For
Mr. Burns The Simpsons, The Simpsons Movie, The Simpsons

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Cruella de Vil is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Fictional Bosses You'd Least Like to Work For
AndreaPoole-Presslor added Cruella de Vil Disney's House of Mouse, 102 Dalmatians, 101 Dalmatians II: Patch's London Adventure - 101 Dalmations

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Ebenezer Scrooge is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Fictional Bosses You'd Least Like to Work For
Ebenezer Scrooge A Christmas Carol

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Carter Pewterschmidt is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Fictional Bosses You'd Least Like to Work For
zxray added Carter Pewterschmidt Family Guy, Family Guy Universe

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Dave Harken is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Fictional Bosses You'd Least Like to Work For
Clay Glenny added Dave Harken Horrible Bosses

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Nurse Ratched is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Fictional Bosses You'd Least Like to Work For
Tom Islava added Nurse Ratched One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest, One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest

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Scar is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Fictional Bosses You'd Least Like to Work For
Tom Islava added Scar The Lion King II: Simba's Pride, The Lion King, The Lion King

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Bobby Pellitt is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Fictional Bosses You'd Least Like to Work For
Clay Glenny added Bobby Pellitt Horrible Bosses

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Miranda Priestly is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Fictional Bosses You'd Least Like to Work For
Miranda Priestly The Devil Wears Prada

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Nathan Jessup is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Fictional Bosses You'd Least Like to Work For
Nathan Jessup A Few Good Men

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Les Grossman is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Fictional Bosses You'd Least Like to Work For
Les Grossman Tropic Thunder

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Sue Sylvester is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Fictional Bosses You'd Least Like to Work For
AndreaPoole-Presslor added Sue Sylvester Glee, Glee Encore, Glee Universe - Glee

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Frank Costello is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Fictional Bosses You'd Least Like to Work For
AndreaPoole-Presslor added Frank Costello The Departed - The Departed

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Alonzo Harris is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Fictional Bosses You'd Least Like to Work For
Alonzo Harris Training Day

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Marsellus Wallace is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Fictional Bosses You'd Least Like to Work For
zxray added Marsellus Wallace Pulp Fiction

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Fagin is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Fictional Bosses You'd Least Like to Work For
Tom Islava added Fagin Oliver Twist, Oliver Twist, Oliver Twist

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Tony Soprano is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Fictional Bosses You'd Least Like to Work For
AndreaPoole-Presslor added Tony Soprano The Sopranos - The Sopranos

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Gordon Gekko is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Fictional Bosses You'd Least Like to Work For
Gordon Gekko Wall Street

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Mr. Slate is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Fictional Bosses You'd Least Like to Work For
Mr. Slate The Flinstones

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Mr. Spacely is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Fictional Bosses You'd Least Like to Work For
Mr. Spacely The Jetsons

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Professor Callahan is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Fictional Bosses You'd Least Like to Work For
Professor Callahan Legally Blonde

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Al Swearengen is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Fictional Bosses You'd Least Like to Work For
Al Swearengen Deadwood

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Buddy Ackerman is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Fictional Bosses You'd Least Like to Work For
Buddy Ackerman Swimming With Sharks

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Michael Corleone is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Fictional Bosses You'd Least Like to Work For
Michael Corleone The Godfather Saga, The Godfather Part II, The Godfather Part III

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Gustavo Fring is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Fictional Bosses You'd Least Like to Work For
CPete added Gustavo Fring Breaking Bad

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David Brent is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Fictional Bosses You'd Least Like to Work For
David Brent The Office

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B. P. Richfield is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Fictional Bosses You'd Least Like to Work For
liriodendron added B. P. Richfield Dinosaurs

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Mr. Kellerman is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Fictional Bosses You'd Least Like to Work For
Mr. Kellerman Dirty Dancing

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Dr. Gregory House is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Fictional Bosses You'd Least Like to Work For

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Margaret Tate is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Fictional Bosses You'd Least Like to Work For
Margaret Tate The Proposal

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Mr. Jonathan Weed is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Fictional Bosses You'd Least Like to Work For
zxray added Mr. Jonathan Weed Family Guy

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Ari Gold is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Fictional Bosses You'd Least Like to Work For
Ari Gold Entourage

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Franklin Hart, Jr is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Fictional Bosses You'd Least Like to Work For

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Justin Pitt is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Fictional Bosses You'd Least Like to Work For
Justin Pitt Seinfeld

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Louie De Palma is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Fictional Bosses You'd Least Like to Work For
zxray added Louie De Palma Taxi

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Basil Fawlty is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Fictional Bosses You'd Least Like to Work For
Basil Fawlty Fawlty Towers

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Megatron is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Fictional Bosses You'd Least Like to Work For
nataliejohnson009 added Megatron The Transformers, Transformers: Prime, Transformers Prime: One Shall Stand

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Michael Scott is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Fictional Bosses You'd Least Like to Work For
Michael Scott The Office

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Eugene H. Krabs is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Fictional Bosses You'd Least Like to Work For
Ahmed Maklad added Eugene H. Krabs SpongeBob SquarePants, The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie, Jimmy Neutron's Nicktoon Blast

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Bob Kelso is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Fictional Bosses You'd Least Like to Work For
Allyson Mitchell added Bob Kelso Scrubs, Scrubs

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Darth Vader is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Fictional Bosses You'd Least Like to Work For
starwarssuperfan added Darth Vader Star Wars: The Clone Wars, Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope, Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi - Star Wars

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Palpatine is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Fictional Bosses You'd Least Like to Work For
starwarssuperfan added Palpatine Star Wars: The Clone Wars, Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith, Star Wars: The Clone Wars - Star Wars

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Blake is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Fictional Bosses You'd Least Like to Work For
Blake Glengarry Glen Ross

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Mr. Dithers is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Fictional Bosses You'd Least Like to Work For
Mr. Dithers Blondie

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Karen Walker is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Fictional Bosses You'd Least Like to Work For
Karen Walker Will and Grace

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Mr Ehlert is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Fictional Bosses You'd Least Like to Work For
possumprincess added Mr Ehlert

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Nigel Wick is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Fictional Bosses You'd Least Like to Work For
Nigel Wick The Drew Carey Show

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Grand Moff Tarkin is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Fictional Bosses You'd Least Like to Work For
starwarssuperfan added Grand Moff Tarkin Star Wars XXX: A Porn Parody