Fictional Characters TV Characters Who Would Make Horrible Roommates  

Hannah Collins
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List Rules Vote up the TV characters you think would be the worst to live with.

TV is filled with fun and lovable characters who most of us fantasize about living with, but there are also some TV characters who would make terrible roommates. A lot of people would like to be one of the Friends gang, have a board game night with the nerds from The Big Bang Theory, or swap hi-fives with How I Met Your Mother's Barney. Conversely, some characters would make absolutely dreadful co-habitants. You wouldn't exactly feel comfortable sharing a flat with Dexter Morgan, Hannibal Lector, or even Sherlock Holmes.

Then there are those who seem like they'd be ideal candidates but would actually end up being roommates from Hell. "Nice guys" who are actually really patronizing, "fun" types who are such messes that you'd never see a dime of rent, and rich kids who could land you a killer apartment, but who you'd be picking up after all the time.

Dwight Schrute is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list TV Characters Who Would Make Horrible Roommates
Photo:  The Office/NBC

If you're willing to marathon Battlestar Galactica with him, Dwight could make for a great and loyal roommate. You'd also save money on self defense classes thanks to his martial arts skills.

Of course, the biggest drawback to moving onto Schrute Farms is everything is old. It'd be cold, damp, dark and downright spooky at night. Not to mention you'd have to share it with strangers from time to time, as Dwight uses it as a hotel. Beets would also be featured on the menu in plenty of the home-cooked meals.

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Cosmo Kramer is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list TV Characters Who Would Make Horrible Roommates
Photo:  NBC

Cosmo Kramer makes for a fun neighbor, but living with him would get old fast. Despite his moments of kindness and unflinching honesty, the downsides outweigh the positives.

Chances are high he'd be bursting into your room every day with a new hair-brained, get-rich-quick scheme, and you'd be putting up with an ever-revolving door of strange, uninvited guests. 

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Nick Miller is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list TV Characters Who Would Make Horrible Roommates
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There are some positives to living with Nick. He's a good listener, he runs a business, and he has a great sense of humor. He also considers himself a money-saving expert - which is great, if you can put up with everything in the apartment being held together with tape and glue. 

Nick's empathetic, but his knack for problem-solving comes from sticking his nose into other people's business all the time. Anything you tell him in confidence won't stay that way for long because he's a famously terrible liar. 

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Daenerys Targaryen is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list TV Characters Who Would Make Horrible Roommates
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Daenerys is the embodiment of ruthless ambition. With her by your side, you'd definitely get your hands on the apartment you want. She also knows how to let her hair down and have a good time.

Of course, all eyes would be on her all the time, so be prepared to be completely ignored anytime you had people over. Fancy a snack from the fridge? Everything is going to have her royal name on it. Also, is "Dany" cool, or would you have to go through that laundry list of titles when you see each other every morning? 

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