Villains The Most Likeable TV Anti-Heroes  

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List Rules Antiheroes you actually root for - in broadcast and Netflix shows only (no web series)

A detailed list of the most well-liked and loveable TV anti-heroes. The most likeable TV protagonists are listed in order from most popular to least. These ambivalent but likeable anti-heroes of TV can be changed in order of popularity to fit the viewer’s opinions. Or, you can copy to make your very own list of your most favorite TV anti-heroes. This villain list can then be re-arranged to suit your ideas.
 
These ambivalent villains are a mixture of both good and evil and have managed to tug at the viewer’s heartstrings over the years. Do you remember most of these anti-heroes? This list answers the question, “Who are the most popular and likeable antiheroes of television?” Taking you on a road down memory lane, this list allows you to see which anti-heroes of TV were the worst and which were the best villains of TV shows.
 
While some TV protagonists are pure evil, many have a touch of good in them that the viewer can easily see, making the viewer sympathetic towards these quite loveable villains of television series. The viewers can often find themselves wishing only the best results for these sometimes harmless TV villains. This list allows you to choose which television anti-hero you think is the best villain of television.
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1
3,592 1,627
Tyrion Lannister is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Most Likeable TV Anti-Heroes
Game of Thrones
2
3,097 2,036
Walter White is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Most Likeable TV Anti-Heroes
Breaking Bad
3
3,000 1,829
Dr. Gregory House is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Most Likeable TV Anti-Heroes
4
2,508 1,769
Sherlock Holmes is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Most Likeable TV Anti-Heroes
Sherlock Holmes
5
1,740 1,802
Tony Soprano is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Most Likeable TV Anti-Heroes
The Sopranos
6
2,407 1,928
Dexter Morgan is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Most Likeable TV Anti-Heroes
Dexter, Dexter: Early Cuts
7
2,069 1,566
Jaime Lannister is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Most Likeable TV Anti-Heroes
DUDEEE added Game of Thrones
8
1,816 1,325
Jax Teller is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Most Likeable TV Anti-Heroes
Sons of Anarchy
9
2,122 1,000
Wolverine is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Most Likeable TV Anti-Heroes
10
1,499 1,308
Crowley is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Most Likeable TV Anti-Heroes
Sherlock Holmes
11
1,897 1,273
Barney Stinson is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Most Likeable TV Anti-Heroes
LeatherLion added How I Met Your Mother
12
1,549 1,730
James
13
1,729 623
Daryl Dixon is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Most Likeable TV Anti-Heroes
The Walking Dead
14
1,627 1,246
Bender is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Most Likeable TV Anti-Heroes
Futurama
15
1,276 728
Jesse Pinkman is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Most Likeable TV Anti-Heroes
joeykrywucki added Breaking Bad
Breaking bad
 
16
1,203 1,326
Damon Salvatore is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Most Likeable TV Anti-Heroes
The Vampire Diaries
17
1,413 644
Sandor Clegane is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Most Likeable TV Anti-Heroes
MatthewGill added Game of Thrones
18
1,526 1,148
Rick Grimes is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Most Likeable TV Anti-Heroes
The Walking Dead
19
1,921 1,553
Spike is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Most Likeable TV Anti-Heroes
Buffy the Vampire Slayer
20
1,114 863
Perry Cox is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Most Likeable TV Anti-Heroes
Beaniebaby added Scrubs
21
682 1,249
Don Draper is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Most Likeable TV Anti-Heroes
Mad Men
22
1,671 1,186
Stewie Griffin is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Most Likeable TV Anti-Heroes
Beaniebaby added Family Guy
23
1,057 866
Hawkeye Pierce is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Most Likeable TV Anti-Heroes
M*A*S*H
24
679 1,104
Nucky Thompson is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Most Likeable TV Anti-Heroes
Boardwalk Empire
25
1,521 466
Dean Winchester is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Most Likeable TV Anti-Heroes
Supernatural, Supernatural The Animation