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People Debate The Fictional Heroes Who Are Anything But Heroic, And Honestly, They Make A Good Point

List RulesVote up the villains who are wrongly identified as "heroes."

Over on Reddit, people are debating the fictional characters who are deemed "the hero" but who, in all honestly, are anything but heroic. From Glinda the Good Witch's political agenda to the embodiment of evil that is Grandpa Joe, here are a few "heroes" that are anything but.

Vote up the so-called "good guys" who are actually pretty bad.

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    Grandpa Joe Is The Embodiment Of Evil

    From Redditor u/supernintendo128:

    Grandpa Joe.

    He sat in bed for years, never lifting a finger to help his starving family despite being perfectly able-bodied, except when a day of chocolate and fun is involved.

    From Redditor u/JazzHandsNinja42:

    He was even able to dance when Charlie produces the golden ticket. TWENTY YEARS IN BED AND HE DANCES!!!

    What the actual f*ck, Joe?


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  • Photo: HBO

    From Redditor u/tinyhistorian:

    Carrie Bradshaw is a horrible friend, a manipulative and flaky partner, and a deeply irresponsible person all around...

    From Redditor u/dtrachey56:

    My problem with Carrie was that she always turned it around to be about her.

    From Redditor u/LightersAndProsecco:

    That moment when Miranda throws out her neck and Carrie sends Aidan. Then she brings over the bulls**t bagels to cheer up Miranda, but only so she can talk about herself.

    And Miranda calls her out because she didn’t even bring cream cheese. Like, it was all superficial.

    And this being AFTER she cheats on Aidan...


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  • From Redditor u/Thedarknight725:

    Zeus. He [attacked] so many innocent women. Meanwhile, Hades was a really good guy, but in the movie Hercules, Hades was the bad guy and Zeus was the good guy.

    From Redditor u/TheDunwichWhore:

    Hades really is a super misunderstood character. He’s demonized for being the lord of the dead but didn’t want it to begin with and is really only doing his job when he does “evil” things. Which on that, his “evil” deeds aren’t even evil. He’s just carrying out the natural order or punishing people who did actually f*cked-up things.

    On top of that, he has one of the healthiest relationships with his spouse out of any of the married members of the pantheon. It’s seen as bad because of how it started, which was Persephone being kidnapped (he didn’t do [it], Zeus did) and their relationship being responsible for season, which isn’t his fault or really a bad things. [He] and Persephone get along great and have a nice relationship.


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  • Photo: The Wizard of Oz / Loew's, Inc.

    From Redditor u/Pirate_Green_Beard:

    Glinda the "Good Witch." [After the death of the] Witch of the East, she stole her shoes and gave them to Dorothy. She then tells Dorothy that if she wants to get home, she should go see the Wizard. After the Wizard is revealed as a fraud, Glinda shows up and is all like, "You could've gone home any time you like by clicking your heels together..."

    From Redditor u/zbeezle:

    "Thanks for killing two of my rivals and revealing the last to be a fraud. Click your heels together and f*ck right off now."

    From Redditor u/Wilgrove:

    Someone should write a story where Glinda becomes a Csarina of Oz and she rules with an iron fist.


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