IMDb Polls

Poll: EW's 25 Best Characters on TV (currently).

In August, Entertainment Weekly published their "25 Best Characters on TV" list. Which of their picks is the best in your opinion?

Discuss the list here

Make Your Choice

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    Sterling Archer

    played by H. Jon Benjamin on Archer "Best Lothario"
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    Norma Louise Bates

    played by Vera Farmiga on Bates Motel "Best (S)Mother"
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    Tina Belcher

    played by Dan Mintz on Bob's Burgers "Best Teen (Angsty Division)"
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    Sophia Burset

    played by Laverne Cox on Orange Is the New Black "Best Jailbird"
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    played by Louis C.K. on Louie "Best Fool"
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    Chuck Noblet

    We all know Stephen Colbert is playing a character who just happens to be named Stephen Colbert on the Colbert Report and NOT himself. But since IMDb doesn't classify him as a character, I'm using one of Colbert's other roles here to represent the character "Stephen Colbert". "Best Blowhard"
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    Ichabod Crane

    played by Tom Mison on Sleepy Hollow "Best Time-Traveler"
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    Boyd Crowder

    played by Walton Goggins on Justified "Best Outlaw"
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    Phil Dunphy

    played by Ty Burrell on Modern Family "Best Dad"
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    Erlich Bachman

    played by T.J. Miller on Silicon Valley "Best Slacker"
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    Ilana Wexler

    played by Ilana Glazer on Broad City "Best BFF"
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    Mellie Grant

    played by Bellamy Young on Scandal "Best Political Operative"
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    Sue Heck

    played by Eden Sher on The Middle "Best Teen (Cheerful Division)"
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    Alison Hendrix

    played by Tatiana Maslany on Orphan Black "Best Clone"
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    Sherlock Holmes

    played by Benedict Cumberbatch on Sherlock "Best Brain"
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    Captain Ray Holt

    played by Andre Braugher on Brooklyn Nine-Nine "Best Straight Man"
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    Philip Jennings

    played by Matthew Rhys on The Americans "Best Superspy"
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    Mindy Lahiri

    played by Mindy Kaling on The Mindy Project "Best Love Junkie"
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    Diane Lockhart

    played by Christine Baranski on The Good Wife "Best Boss Lady"
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    Selina Meyer

    played by Julia Louis Dreyfus on Veep "Best Politician in a Comedy"
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    Adam Sackler

    played by Adam Driver on Girls "Best Dude"
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    Arya Stark

    played by Maisie Williams on Game of Thrones "Best Sword Swinger"
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    Roger Sterling

    played by John Slattery on Mad Men "Best Adman"
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    Ron Swanson

    played by Nick Offerman on Parks and Recreation "Best Manly Man"
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    Francis Underwood

    played by Kevin Spacey on House of Cards "Best Politician in a Drama"