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The Greatest Fictional Bosses  

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List Rules Bosses and office leaders from TV, movies, and books.

A list of the greatest fictional bosses. Do you wish your boss was more like one you saw last night on TV? Looking for an old favorite movie that you wish your boss would see? Browse through this list of the greatest fictional bosses to find a great book, movie, or television show with an awesome fictional boss. Ranked in order of the most popular fictional boss to the least popular, it is easy to see which fictional bosses are considered to be the greatest by viewers like you.

These bosses have been ranked by the community from best to worst, but if you don’t agree with the rankings, vote up your favorite bosses to see them rise higher on the list. If you don’t see your all-time favorite fictional boss on the list, add him or her and see what other viewers think.

Some fictional bosses can be absolute nightmares, causing their employees to yearn for better jobs. However, some fictional bosses make us wish we had them at our own offices. They can be kind, sympathetic, and always give raises! Whether you are looking for a favorite show or just wanting to dream for a little while, vote up the best fictional bosses on the list below.
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Michael Scott is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Fictional Bosses
The Office
2
Leslie Knope is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Fictional Bosses
Parks and Recreaction
3
Iron Man is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Fictional Bosses
woogyjones50 added Marvel Universe
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Batman is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Fictional Bosses
Batman Universe
5
Professor Albus Dumbledore is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Fictional Bosses
Harry Potter univese
6
Sheriff Andy Taylor is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Fictional Bosses
The Andy Griffith Show
7
Captain Ray Holt is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Fictional Bosses
VeryCloseTalking added Brooklyn Nine-Nine
8
Santa Claus is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Fictional Bosses
woogyjones50 added
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Jim Gordon is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Fictional Bosses
The Dark Knight Rises
10
Dr. Gregory House is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Fictional Bosses
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Liz Lemon is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Fictional Bosses
30 Rock
12
Sam Malone is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Fictional Bosses
Cheers
13
Sherman T. Potter is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Fictional Bosses
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M is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Fictional Bosses
James Bond Universe
15
Jack Donaghy is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Fictional Bosses
30 Rock
16
Leroy Jethro Gibbs is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Fictional Bosses
PhilCohen added NCIS
17
Josiah Bartlet is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Fictional Bosses
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Perry Cox is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Fictional Bosses
Scrubs
19
Obi-Wan Kenobi is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Fictional Bosses
starwarssuperfan added Star Wars: The Clone Wars, Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope, Star Wars: The Clone Wars
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Professor Farnsworth is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Fictional Bosses
Futurama, Futurama
21
Vito Corleone is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Fictional Bosses
Tom Islava added The Godfather Saga
22
Leia Organa is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Fictional Bosses
starwarssuperfan added The Making of Star Wars, Star Wars Holiday Special, Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi
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Michael Corleone is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Fictional Bosses
Tom Islava added The Godfather Saga
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Mr. Burns is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Fictional Bosses
The Simpsons
25
Rupert Giles is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Fictional Bosses
Buffy the Vampire Slayer