Top Ten TV Villains

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Everyone loves the heroes, but what about the villains? Here are some of my favorite villains from TV.

The Top Ten

1 Gustavo Fring from Breaking Bad Gustavo Fring from Breaking Bad Gustavo "Gus" Fring is a fictional character and a prominent antagonist in the television series Breaking Bad by Vince Gilligan.

His character was so complex, and he was so powerful with his intellect. He truly was the perfect villain. - MetalPope

2 Joffrey Baratheon from Game of Thrones Joffrey Baratheon from Game of Thrones Joffrey Baratheon is a fictional character in the A Song of Ice and Fire series of fantasy novels by American author George R. R. Martin, and its television adaptation Game of Thrones.
3 Lord Zedd from Mighty Morphin' Power Rangers Lord Zedd from Mighty Morphin' Power Rangers
4 Discord from My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic Discord from My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic Discord, also known as the Spirit of Disharmony, is a former-antagonist-turned-supporting-protagonist in My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic.
5 The Joker from Batman: The Animated Series

Mark Hamill played the best Joker ever. - darkspidey

6 Ben Linus from Lost

Complex, genius, badass, hilarious, frustrating but oddly likable at the same time, and Michael Emerson's performance is extraordinary. Love him.

Not only a great villain but also had a truly fantastic redemption story.

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7 Him from The Powerpuff Girls
8 Marlo Stanfield from The Wire
9 Joe Carroll from The Following
10 The Miniature Killer from CSI

The Contenders

11 The Governor from The Walking Dead The Governor from The Walking Dead The Governor is a fictional character and a primary antagonist from the The Walking Dead comic book and television series.
12 The Count from Arrow
13 Arthur Mitchell (the Trinity Killer) from Dexter
14 Ramsay Bolton from Game of Thrones Ramsay Bolton from Game of Thrones Ramsay Bolton, also known as Ramsay Snow, is a fictional character in the A Song of Ice and Fire series of fantasy novels by American author George R. R. Martin, and its television adaptation Game of Thrones.
15 Dr. Drakken from Kim Possible
16 Regina Mills from Once Upon a Time
17 Jim Moriarty from Sherlock
18 Philip Blake a.k.a The Governor from The Walking Dead
19 James Moriarty from Sherlock James Moriarty from Sherlock
20 Negan from The Walking Dead Negan from The Walking Dead Negan is a fictional character from the comic book series The Walking Dead and is portrayed by Jeffrey Dean Morgan in the American television series of the same name.
21 J.R Ewing from Dallas
22 Crowley from Supernatural
23 Bill Cipher from Gravity Falls Bill Cipher from Gravity Falls Bill Cipher is a triangular dream demon formerly existent only in the mindscape who wished to gain access to the real world. He has been running amok in Gravity Falls, Oregon since being summoned by Stanford Pines over thirty years ago. He is known for his mysterious demeanor and sadistic humor. He ...read more.
24 The Master from Dr. Who
25 The Reverse Flash from The Flash
26 Lorne Malvo from Fargo

A truly amazing, terrifying villain brought to life in a startlingly good performance by Billy Bob Thornton.

27 Theodore "T-Bag" Bagwell from Prison Break

As a. Child T-Bag was an incredibly well spoken young boy sadly he went to a dark place after his father molested him burning down his teachers home.which landed him in juvy where he joined a white supremacist group T-Bag did much worse things such as rape and murder yet remained a somewhat tragic character in season 1 T-Bag is at his worst killing Bob Hudson to stop the escape being revealed then blaming it on his friend Christopher another example is when T-Bag drove his cellmate seth Hoffner to suicide with sexual abuse even so T-Bag is given character depth he is rather charming and articulate which is supposedly what endeared him to Susan Hollander a woman who made T-Bag change his ways but turned him in after learning of his crimes making him revert to his old murderous perverted self it is evident that T-Bag values family as he tried twice to kill Abruzzi due to the death of his cousin James and cares for his mothereraunt deeply.deep down T-Bag felt remorse but had made peace ...more

28 Tony Soprano from The Sopranos

Tony is a ruthless mob boss who constantly cheats on his wife carmela burns down his friend Artie Bucco,s restaurant Tony is also a bit of a creep paying detective vin Makazian to investigate his therapist Dr melf I he,s a bully who takes what he wants by intimidation who kills former friends and even some relatives he murders his friend Big puss y when he becomes an FBI informant shoots his cousin Tony blundetto orders the death of Adrianna La cerva girlfriend to carmela,s second cousin Christopher moltisanti so why do we love him so much well for one it,s easy to blame his family his mother livia soprano and his uncle junior conspired to kill him not to mention Tony,s admirable loyalty the people who were former allies that he killed either betray him or he thought he was protecting them Tony helped his friend Jackie Aprile deal with his cancer and burnt artie,s restaurant down to stop a murder taking place there despite his mother,s constant complaining Tony made sure she got the ...more

29 Walter White from Breaking Bad

Initially Walter is portrayed as a depressed man in a desperate situation who goes into the meth business and blackmails his former student jesse pinkman in order to provide for his family as it turns out Walter was driven by his selfishness pride and ego while delusional about his own motivations Walter did love his family feeling massive guilt for the affect his actions had on his relationship with his wife skyler. Walter also had moral obversion to killing shown when he is forced to take drug distributor krazy-8 prisoner however as time went on Walter became more cruel and ruthless Walter was an accomplished liar who hated charity at one point trying to justify his crimes by saying he had earned the money everyone in walter,s life suffered jess e was kidnapped as result of trying to enlist the help of drug dealer Tuco Salamanca on walter's instructions later Jesse's friend Combo was killed for selling on rival turf thanks to walter,s ambition this led to jesse and his girlfriend ...more

30 Gormogon from Bones
31 Leland Palmer from Twin Peaks
32 Brian Moser a.k.a Rudy Cooper a.k.a The Ice Truck Killer from Dexter
33 Wilson Fisk from Kingpin
34 A from Pretty Little Liars
35 Eric Cartman from South Park Eric Cartman from South Park Eric Theodore Cartman is one of the main characters in the animated television series South Park, created by Matt Stone and Trey Parker, and voiced by Trey Parker.
36 Tywin Lannister from Game of Thrones Tywin Lannister from Game of Thrones
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Top Remixes (4)

1. Lord Zedd from Mighty Morphin' Power Rangers
2. Discord from My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic
3. Him from The Powerpuff Girls
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1. Joffrey Baratheon from Game of Thrones
2. Gustavo Fring from Breaking Bad
3. Marlo Stanfield from The Wire
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1. Gustavo Fring from Breaking Bad
2. Joffrey Baratheon from Game of Thrones
3. James Moriarty from Sherlock
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