25 Insufferable Sitcom Main Characters Who Their Shows Would've Been Better Off Without
A while back, Reddit user u/Competitive_Owl7085 asked, "Who was the most unlikeable main character of a TV show?" and people had a lotttt of thoughts, especially when it came to sitcoms. Here are sitcom main characters people wished would just straight-up leave the show — along with some more submissions from the BuzzFeed Community!*
*And this Reddit thread!
1.Shawn from Psych
2.Grace from Will & Grace
3.Kevin from Kevin Can Wait
4.Peter from Family Guy
5.Malcolm from Malcolm in the Middle
6.Jerry from Seinfeld
7.J.D. from Scrubs
8.Urkel from Family Matters
9.Michael from The Office
10.And also, essentially the lead after Michael left, Jim
11.Zack Morris from Saved by the Bell
12.Raymond from Everybody Loves Raymond
13.Eric from That '70s Show
14.Sheldon from The Big Bang Theory
15.And another main character from the ensemble cast, Penny
16.Hawkeye from M*A*S*H
17.Ted from How I Met Your Mother
18.Also Lily — not quite *the* main character, but still *a* main character.
19.Alan from Two and a Half Men
20.And also Charlie
21.Rachel from Friends
22.But also, of course, Ross
23.Amy from Superstore
24.Jess from New Girl
25.And finally, a classic example for ya to prove sitcom leads have been the worst for forever: Ralph on The Honeymooners
What sitcom characters can you not stand? Let us know in the comments!
Submissions have been edited for length/clarity.