Take a breather as we rank TV’s most toxic characters. Characters who are toxic can be manipulative, self-serving, egotistic, and uncaring. These characters share all those traits - and then some.
It’s easy to pick out all the toxic characters on TV because they're usually the ones who cause the most chaos. Their selfishness tends to seep into other characters’ lives and they show no remorse for their actions. From Dennis Reynolds in It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia to Chuck Bass in Gossip Girl, this list includes all the characters we love to hate. Sometimes, though, we still care about these characters regardless of how rude, crude, or downright shrewd they might be.
Whether you think Cersei Lannister is the most toxic TV character or believe that honor should go to Walter White in Breaking Bad, make your voice heard by voting up all the toxic characters you love to hate. See someone missing? Add them to the list below!
Played by: Iwan Rheon
Memorable quote: "If you think this has a happy ending, you haven't been paying attention."
Played by: Lena Headey
Memorable quote: "Everyone who isn't us is an enemy."
Played by: Evan Peters
Memorable quote: "Something has changed in you. Towards me."
Powers & Abilities: Telepathy, Healing factor, Mind Control
Played by: David Tennant
Memorable quote: "I'm the only one who matches you... who challenges you... who'll do anything for you."
Played by: Kevin Spacey
Memorable quote: "Shake with your right hand, but hold a rock in your left."
Played by: Bryan Cranston
Memorable quote: "I am not in danger, I am the danger."
Played by: Michael Emerson
Memorable quote: "I've seen this Island do miraculous things. I've seen it heal the sick, but never once has it done anything like this."
Played by: Glenn Howerton
Memorable quote: "Without the sunglasses, Weekend at Bernie's would have been a very dark, strange tale."
Powers & Abilities: Serial killer, stalker and former bookstore manager
“The real horror of my life is not that I've killed some terrible people. The real horror is that the people I've loved didn't love me back.”
Played by: Melora Hardin
Memorable quote: "Serenity by Jan is kicking a** and taking names. You remember last week when that girl went missing? Guess whose candles they used for the vigil?"
Played by: Trey Parker
Memorable quote: "Selling out is sweet."
Played by: Chris Noth
Memorable quote: "You're not like anyone else."
Played by: David Schwimmer
Memorable quote: "PIVOT!"
Played by: Seth MacFarlane
Memorable quote: "I can be just as non-competitive as anybody. Matter of fact, I'm the most non-competitive. So I win."
Played by: Seth MacFarlane
Memorable quote: "It's in my diaper and it's not a toaster."
Played by: Vincent Kartheiser
Memorable quote: "And if you pull your waist in a little bit, you might look like a woman."
Played by: Ed Westwick
Memorable quote: "There's a difference between a great love, and the right love."
Played by: Laura Prepon
Memorable quote: "I'm pretty much the master of handling things completely wrong."
Played by: Brian Cox
Memorable quote: "Not to be crude about it, but politics is what comes out the a**hole. Wouldn't you rather be up front, feeding the horse?"
Played by: Ian Harding
Memorable quote: "We can't just go back to the way it was."
Played by: Vincent Piazza
Memorable quote: "There's no such thing as good money or bad money.There's just money."
Played by: Jon Hamm
Memorable quote: "If you don't like what's being said, change the conversation."
Played by: Phoebe Waller-Bridge
Memorable quote: "My bottom dropped ages ago. My farts used to be like "pah!" Now they're just sort of fighting their way out."