Best Characters From The Office


The Top Ten

1 Michael Scott Michael Scott

Dwight is awesome, but Michael Scott is the most loveable character in the entire series. The show lost it's spark after he left in my opinion.

He is simply the best part of the show, carrying it along. Dwight may be funny but his character wouldn't flourish without Michael- a more normal boss probably wouldn't endorse his weird behaviors like Michael does.

Sure Michael Scott is funny, but sometimes he's just way too much and just makes things way too uncomfortable. He shows obvious signs of being a narcissistic sociopath and doesn't really care about any other people except for himself... even Holly. Right before he left he was considering staying just because he thought it would make the workers like him more (My opinion). Now, I did watch the entire series stoned... So this kind of gave me a different perspective, however I highly recommend it.

Michael is The Office, so much so that they gave him limited lines in the finale so he wouldn’t overshadow the other cast members

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2 Dwight Schrute

Dwight is definitely is best character on the office! By far! Jim is only awesome because of Dwight. His attitude makes it possible for Jim to do all that stuff to him. Dwight has so many quotes it's impossible for him to not be your favorite.

Dwight was definitely the best. If it wasn't for Dwight, I would have stopped watching after Michael left. Pam had a superiority complex, Erin was just too stupid to tolerate, and Andy's character was so forced, I felt awkward every time he showed up on screen. Erin and Andy don't even rate to be in the top 15.

It was between Dwight and Michael, but Dwight has so many funny things he makes up. Ryan started the fire! It just started burning, hey the temps still learning.

I like Michael & Dwight. The episode where Dwight was trying to destroy the stroller was funny

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3 Jim Halpert Jim Halpert James Duncan Halpert is a fictional character in the U.S. version of the television sitcom The Office, portrayed by John Krasinski.

I LOVE Jim! Watching him mess with Dwight is what made me like the show in the first place. He is the perfect combination of funny and sweet..

Jim is amazing! Always making Jokes about Dwight and Michael. And his face when Andy Punched a hole in the wall is Comedy Gold!

I LOVE Jim and of course all his pranks. It's funny when he looks at the camera or at Pam with an that-was-awkward look.
Jim-(to dwight) do you shower at night? Or do you shower in the morning? 'cause I wanna shower when you're showering... Save some water.

Jim is definitely the best character. He has the best character and character development. - Gynidz

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4 Creed Bratton

One of the most wonderfully bizarre characters to ever appear on television.

Every week, I'm supposed to take four hours and do a quality spot-check at the paper mill. And of course the one year I blow it off, this happens.

When Michael and Dwight frame Toby for carrying drugs and the police arrive in the office... Creed is talking to the camera crew "Just pretend like were talking until the cops leave"

He is so strange and is probably a murderer but he is still one of the greatest T.V. characters of all time.

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5 Pam Beasly

Pam isn't in your face funny but she has this under the radar kind of comedy that works really well, especially when paired with Jim. I just think she nails her looks and comments and is pretty relatable.

Pam was funny up until she married Jim. Jim was funny up until he married Pam. Basically, you don't need to blame a certain character as to why they're unfunny, blame their chemistry with other characters. - Gruunge

She may not be the funniest character, but she was the most lovable. I seriously seriously adore her

Pam started becoming by favorite character in the dundies episode

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6 Andy Bernard

Andy's easily one of the most likable characters after Michael leaves. Jim is great, but Andy's much more of a complex character in the show. The writers had put so much effort into Andy and everything that happened to him as a whole. Andy and Erin's relationship was great, and the office was at a turnover once he became regional manager. He's like a mixture of Michael, Dwight, AND Jim all at once! He's great and in my opinion the best character.

I was trying to think of my favorite Office character before settling on Andy Bernard. They turned him into a complete jerk in season 9, but looking past that (and pretending that season 9 never happened in this case), he truly had one of the more heartwarming arcs. He started out as a bit of a jerk, but then became a new man, and a funnier man. He then turned into a very likeable character when he fell in love with Erin, which was one of the better The Office relationships. And, then when Michael left, he became a great boss. Then, after that, everything kind of fell apart, to be honest.

Oh my gosh andy is literally the funniest character ever! Andy and Erin's relationship was the cutest thing ever and andy has some of the best one-liners and with his anger issues and insecurity and nostalgia, how is he it at least in the top 3?

Andy is funny and I love his tone

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7 Kevin Malone

"I will quit! With God as my witness, I will quit if this is not fixed! "

(crying about long walk to the office) XD

"phillip, phillip, phillip. it's ALL about phillip. I hate phillip."

Holly - "You drive your own car? " Kevin - "Yeah, do you drive your own car? "

The delivery on his lines are fantastic. Why on earth is andy above him

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8 Erin Hannon

I adore her father-daughter relationship with Michael. She is caring and funny! They did need a new receptionist. Pam is great but was getting a bit boring sometimes.

She's so lovable. I love her expressions!

She's a better version of Pam and funny

Erin’s character is cute, but it’s kind of boring to me. The Eric/Andy storyline is funny though.

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9 Stanley Hudson

"Every day I wake up in a bed that's too small, drive my daughter to a school that's too expensive, and then go work at a job in which I get paid too little. But on pretzel day... well, I like pretzel day." (Possibly the best line on the office)


"And the doctor said, if I can't find a new way to relate positively to my surroundings, I'm going to die"


These lines makes Stanley one of the best characters if the show. He may be bone idle and unenthusiastic, but he sure does give a good laugh whenever he speaks.

I bought them a toaster. The wedding was called off, so they gave me back the toaster. I tried to return the toaster, but they no lomger carry that type of toaster. so now my home has 2 toasters. - thebigdiesel

He is all of us at work

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10 Darryl Philbin

Yeah Darryl is great. He may be one of the most "normal" characters in the show, but I think his dexterity and dry sense of humor really balance out the show.

Darryl is great, really deserves to be at least in the top ten.

Belongs to the top ten in my opinion. He perfectly represents that chill, mildly hoggish, slightly egoistic black dude.

The Contenders

11 Angela Martin

Angela is actually so funny - I find myself dying of laughter every time she says a line. She is so extremely blunt with people, making her hilarious, and every sentence she says is exactly to the point and concise - she is SO funny.

"There is poop raining from the ceiling! Poop! " Angela's sense of humor was different but it was one of the funniest. I loved seeing her relationship with Dwight

I don't really know why I like her so much, but she is definitely my favorite.

She's great and had a lot of thought put into (by the regisseur).

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12 Kelly Kapoor

Why is she here?

"if I made a website with this many problems, I'd kill myself."

Kelly is just plain annoying and naive.

I can’t stand this bitch’s voice

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13 Ryan Howard

Because Ryan started the fire.


Ryan is that premature acting, hasty, self-evident and conceited prick. lol

14 Oscar Martinez

I love oscar, he's great! He had to most wonderful friendship with angela at the end and I adored his sassy remarks throughout the series.

Oscar is a bitch

15 Mose Schrute

The way he runs and never says much is hilarious. Also the one time he puts Angela in the trunk of his car is funny.

I like how Mose runs away after he gets caught.

Love Mose, particularly the scene in the background where he hit Andy in the head with the football.

I loved when he was the valet for the garden party and floored the car into the cornfield

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16 David Wallace

Should be number one

Suck it

David WALLACE IS THE BEST! He brought so much to the show, and without him...the show would not exist because then there would be no Scranton without him.

17 Holly Flax

She's truly Michaels soul mate, even if she sometimes tries too hard to be like him, which isn't necessary and sometimes annoying. She seems a little insecure and strange sometimes.

Michael's wife and the best girl out of all the girls Michael's dated

18 Phyllis Lapin

I like to think of her as the cancer of the show. No offense.

She is probably the least appreciated character on the show. She is amazing.

God I love phyllis

I unironically like Phyllis, she’s my favorite on the show

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19 Todd Packer
20 Toby Flenderson

Everything that is wrong with the paper business

If it were up to Michael, I suspect Toby would be at the very bottom.

If I had to bullets and I was in a room with hitler, bin laden, and toby, I would shoot toby twice.

I liked him until he tried to Sabotage Jim and Pam's relationship. - Gruunge

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21 Deangelo Vickers
22 Jo Bennett
23 Jan Levinson
24 Finger Lakes Guy
25 Prison Mike

The worst part about prison were the dementors

Best Character by far. He really should�'ve been in the finale.

26 Nate

Sensible, insecure and pretty weird dude.

"Daryl I will look so handsome for you."

27 Karen Filippelli

Could have had a lot more impact and be sophisticated and interesting, but she mostly seems like just another person existing.

Very underused character unfortunately.

She is a great character. She has so much fun. I miss her - wren6


28 Nellie Bertram
29 Hidetoshi Hasagawa
30 Gabe Lewis

Gabe is kind of the opposite of Ryan in some ways. He's clearly also immature and new to the business world, but tries hard to be liked and accepted (even too hard sometimes). He's also capricious and big headed.

Gabe is awkward and uncomfortable but one of the best characters on The Office.

31 Roy Anderson
32 Philip Schrute

The new era

33 Clark Duke
34 Robert California

He reminds of Trump and seems like a psycho- or at least sociopath to me. He's very opposite of Michael, being very manipulative, serious and egoistic, knowing what he wants and how to get it. Examples of his manipulativeness: from the first moments he came in, everyone obeyed him almost like slaves and some were even scared of him, when he tries to reach out to Dwight, he fails because Dwight is a good manipulator and intelligent person himself, too.

He wired and has sone of the best quotes ever why are people like finger lakes guy higher

How the hell is he in the last place?

The Lizard King.

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35 Cecilia Halpert
36 Bob Vance
37 Charles Miner
38 Philip Halpert
39 Meredith Palmer

Definitely lost quite an amount of brain cells to alcohol to say the least.

I mean when she's not an alcoholic she's pretty okay - Gruunge

40 Pete Miller

The underrated and overlooked dude with some slightly hidden potentials it feels like.


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