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Old 12-28-17, 09:45 AM
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Re: Most annoying characters in tv history?

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I realize I'm in the EXTREME minority but I couldn't stand Lucille Ball (I Love Lucy) or Carol Burnett (any of the characters she would play).
I like you but you're so dead to me right now
Old 12-28-17, 10:17 AM
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Raj on BBT
The fat housekeeper on Two and a Half Men
Dawn on Buffy
Connor on Angel
Jasper on 100
Gina on Brooklyn 99
Donna on Doctor Who
Old 12-28-17, 10:26 AM
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Raj is getting there for me too. Heís such a pointless character anymore. He isnít really funny most of the time and seems like dead weight on the show that the writers feel obligated to keep around since heís an original cast member. I donít blame the actor but the writers have done a horrible job with the character.
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Re: Most annoying characters in tv history?

has Joeffery from GOT been overlooked until now? Dude gave up acting due to backlash for his being so damn annoying.

Also Andrea from TWD is pretty high up there along with Lori...
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Two words: Fay Furillo
Old 12-28-17, 11:11 AM
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Re: Most annoying characters in tv history?

Originally Posted by Michael Corvin View Post
None of the three I posted were written to be annoying, nor Kim Bauer, or the DC female leads. Bad casting and/or bad scripting did that.
Guess we're going to have to agree to disagree then because Dom and Chloe were definitely supposed to be annoying.
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For me Dale was always the most annoying on TWD. Always surprised people actually missed him after he was killed off.
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Dale was the WORST!!
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Re: Most annoying characters in tv history?

Community - SeŮor Chang. Pretty much any Ken Jeong character, actually.

Daredevil - Elektra. Fucking awful performance, and terribly written.

Entourage - Vincent Chase. He was easily the dullest, most lifeless, LEAST interesting character on the show.

Homeland - Dana. Ten years later and they didn't learn a thing from Kim Bauer.

Mad Men - the neighbor kid. Played by the show creator's son. Just awful.

Smallville - Chloe Sullivan. Mary Sue character.

Star Trek: The Next Generation - Luwaxana Troi. Ground every episode to a halt.

Stranger Things - Sister "Eight" and her entire S02E07 fucking crew.

True Blood - almost any character that wasn't a vampire.
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has Joeffery from GOT been overlooked until now? Dude gave up acting due to backlash for his being so damn annoying
I don't think people found Joffrey annoying. He was the character everyone LOVED to hate... and boy did they hate him.

Then Ramsey Bolton showed up...
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Bert Cooper - Mad Men

There were exceptions (his musical performance for example) but for the most part I just found his contributions annoying and couldn't wait for him to go back into his office.
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The mother on Malcolm In the Middle nearly killed that fantastic show for me. I don't know if it was the writing or the way the actress played Lois, but she came across as completely hateful. She was extremely unreasonable, but instead of that being funny, it just frustrated me that she was so horrible.

I remember halfway through the series the actress went on strike cause she wanted more money and they had to do a few episodes without her, and I was severely disappointed when they came to an agreement and she returned.
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Not the first couple of years but dumbass Potsie is annoying as hell.
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Re: Most annoying characters in tv history?

Sheldon on both shows TBBT and Young Sheldon

On BBT they reign him in just in time. On Young Sheldon the kid just can't pull it off. I saw one review and agree with it. Since the mom was the only truly funny character they should have made it from her point of view with Laurie Metcalf narrating.
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I was borderline close to naming Sheldon from The Big Bang Theory (havenít watched Young Sheldon since the premiere). I like the show and while the character has his moments where heís legitimately funny there are times where I just canít stand him.
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True Blood - almost any character that wasn't a vampire.
By the end, I found that it was almost any character that wasn't Eric.
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Re: Most annoying characters in tv history?

Post Season 5 of Friends after he said Rachael's name at his wedding to Emily, Ross became a whiny girl.

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Minnie Driver usually plays a purposefully annoying person and I find her incredibly annoying which means she pulls it off. Both on Speechless and the previous About A Boy, she was annoying enough I have trouble enjoying the show.
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Re: Most annoying characters in tv history?

Originally Posted by Crocker Jarmen View Post
The mother on Malcolm In the Middle nearly killed that fantastic show for me. I don't know if it was the writing or the way the actress played Lois, but she came across as completely hateful. She was extremely unreasonable, but instead of that being funny, it just frustrated me that she was so horrible.

I remember halfway through the series the actress went on strike cause she wanted more money and they had to do a few episodes without her, and I was severely disappointed when they came to an agreement and she returned.
I don't remember the strike, but I loved Jane Kaczmarek as Lois, Malcolm in the Middle is probably one of my favorite family sitcoms ever. The mean streak she always had was part of her character.
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Re: Most annoying characters in tv history?

Any of the main characters on Friends who were not played by Jennifer Aniston.
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TV history is a pretty broad timeline, but in recent years I don't know if I've disliked a character more than Ilsa Pucci in season 2 of Human Target.
This is a great answer, I wish I had thought of it before you mentioned it.

There's no better example in my mind of how to destroy the formula of a great TV show than Human Target Season 1 -> Season 2.
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Dawn on Buffy The Vampire Slayer but she is supposed to be annoying.
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How has this thread gone 47 posts with no mention of Cousin Oliver, Scrappy Doo, or Skyler? You guys are off your game.

I'll add: the guy Parks and Rec added at the end who always yelled. I won't even bother to look up his name.
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"Get in the house, Carl!"
I have no idea who this is but based on this picture I'm the opposite of annoyed.
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Re: Most annoying characters in tv history?

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has Joeffery from GOT been overlooked until now? Dude gave up acting due to backlash for his being so damn annoying.
Wow, that's not even remotely true.

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