Most Annoying Which Characters Are So Annoying That They Almost Make Your Favorite TV Shows Unwatchable?  

Ryan Carlquist
952 votes 158 voters 31 items

List Rules Vote up the characters that bring down their shows the most; vote down those who are worth the trouble.

These days, every show seems to have the "average man/woman" character, the one whose sole purpose is to balance out all the craziness carried out by the other characters in each episode. Oftentimes, though, this person can come across as so insanely dull or annoying that the show would probably be better off without them.

People often point to Skyler from Breaking Bad as a prime example, as she comes across as a total downer, even if her true motivations are to keep her family safe and intact. There's also a case to be made for a character who replaces another beloved cast member, and just can't quite live up to people's expectations (something that happens far too often).

It's hard to provide enough background and intrigue to individual characters, especially when they're generally seen as a single piece of an ensemble. For whatever reason, these characters became a nuisance to the audience, and are seen as inconsequential additions to already full and endearing casts. This has nothing to do with their individual behavior, but instead focuses on the fact they offer nothing of real value to the show as a whole.

Vote up the characters you wish were excluded from your favorite programs, and vote down those you believe were irreplaceable. 

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Lori Grimes is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Which Characters Are So Annoying That They Almost Make Your Favorite TV Shows Unwatchable?
Lori Grimes The Walking Dead

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Skyler White is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Which Characters Are So Annoying That They Almost Make Your Favorite TV Shows Unwatchable?
Skyler White Breaking Bad

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Marie Schrader is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Which Characters Are So Annoying That They Almost Make Your Favorite TV Shows Unwatchable?
Marie Schrader Breaking Bad

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Ross Geller is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Which Characters Are So Annoying That They Almost Make Your Favorite TV Shows Unwatchable?
Ross Geller Friends

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Piper Chapman is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Which Characters Are So Annoying That They Almost Make Your Favorite TV Shows Unwatchable?
Piper Chapman Orange Is the New Black

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Scrappy Doo is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Which Characters Are So Annoying That They Almost Make Your Favorite TV Shows Unwatchable?
Scrappy Doo Scooby Doo

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Michael Dawson is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Which Characters Are So Annoying That They Almost Make Your Favorite TV Shows Unwatchable?

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Jo Bennett is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Which Characters Are So Annoying That They Almost Make Your Favorite TV Shows Unwatchable?
Jo Bennett The Office

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Robert California is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Which Characters Are So Annoying That They Almost Make Your Favorite TV Shows Unwatchable?
Robert California The Office

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Ted Mosby is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Which Characters Are So Annoying That They Almost Make Your Favorite TV Shows Unwatchable?
Ted Mosby How I Met Your Mother

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Mark Brendanawicz is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Which Characters Are So Annoying That They Almost Make Your Favorite TV Shows Unwatchable?
Mark Brendanawicz Parks and Recreation

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Vanessa Abrams is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Which Characters Are So Annoying That They Almost Make Your Favorite TV Shows Unwatchable?
Vanessa Abrams Gossip Girl

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Gilly is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Which Characters Are So Annoying That They Almost Make Your Favorite TV Shows Unwatchable?
Gilly Game of Thrones

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Elizabeth Keen is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Which Characters Are So Annoying That They Almost Make Your Favorite TV Shows Unwatchable?
Elizabeth Keen The Blacklist

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June Harris is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Which Characters Are So Annoying That They Almost Make Your Favorite TV Shows Unwatchable?
June Harris Lost In Space

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Ana Lucia Cortez is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Which Characters Are So Annoying That They Almost Make Your Favorite TV Shows Unwatchable?

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Susan Ross is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Which Characters Are So Annoying That They Almost Make Your Favorite TV Shows Unwatchable?
Susan Ross Seinfeld

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The Sand Snakes is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Which Characters Are So Annoying That They Almost Make Your Favorite TV Shows Unwatchable?
The Sand Snakes Game of Thrones

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Eden Blaine is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Which Characters Are So Annoying That They Almost Make Your Favorite TV Shows Unwatchable?
Eden Blaine The Handmaid's Tale

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Megan Calvet is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Which Characters Are So Annoying That They Almost Make Your Favorite TV Shows Unwatchable?
Megan Calvet Mad Men

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Tom Yates is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Which Characters Are So Annoying That They Almost Make Your Favorite TV Shows Unwatchable?
Tom Yates House Of Cards

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Pete Campbell is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Which Characters Are So Annoying That They Almost Make Your Favorite TV Shows Unwatchable?
Pete Campbell Mad Men

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Julie Taylor is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Which Characters Are So Annoying That They Almost Make Your Favorite TV Shows Unwatchable?
Julie Taylor Friday Night Lights

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Lee Sizemore is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Which Characters Are So Annoying That They Almost Make Your Favorite TV Shows Unwatchable?
Lee Sizemore Westworld

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Pierce Hawthorne is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Which Characters Are So Annoying That They Almost Make Your Favorite TV Shows Unwatchable?
Pierce Hawthorne Community

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Herman 'Duck' Phillips is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Which Characters Are So Annoying That They Almost Make Your Favorite TV Shows Unwatchable?
Herman 'Duck' Phillips Mad Men

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Ann Perkins is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Which Characters Are So Annoying That They Almost Make Your Favorite TV Shows Unwatchable?
Ann Perkins Parks and Recreation

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Tweek Tweak is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Which Characters Are So Annoying That They Almost Make Your Favorite TV Shows Unwatchable?
Tweek Tweak South Park

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Kirk Gleason is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Which Characters Are So Annoying That They Almost Make Your Favorite TV Shows Unwatchable?
Kirk Gleason Gilmore Girls

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Cosmo Kramer is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Which Characters Are So Annoying That They Almost Make Your Favorite TV Shows Unwatchable?
Cosmo Kramer Seinfeld

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April Ludgate is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Which Characters Are So Annoying That They Almost Make Your Favorite TV Shows Unwatchable?
April Ludgate Parks and Recreation