Worst Pretty Little Liars Characters

The Top Ten

1 Aria Montgomery Aria Montgomery Aria Marie Montgomery is a fictional character and a central protagonist in the Pretty Little Liars series by Sara Shepard.

I think the worst thing about Aria is how she makes everything about her. Lucy Hale is an excellent actress and beautiful in my opinion, and she portrays Aria on how she was written. Thus being said, Aria is just a poor character, it is not Lucy Hale's fault.

(Although I don't particularly like Lucy- she insists the other cast members leave her out and bully her, which is very odd considering the rest of the cast get along just fine...).

Anyways, Aria makes literally everything about her. "A" doesn't even have to create problems for her, she does this on her own by dating her teacher! Not to say the other girls don't create their own problems, but Aria continues to get upset over two problems. 1) her parents and 2) her boyfriend! She could easily eliminate this second problem by dumping Ezra- especially after he used and stalked her!

At one point Emily says, "Aria, you're spiraling again." Again?! Are you serious? Everything is always about ...more

Arias so stupid. Everyone thinks her dad is a hypocrite - even though I hate him - but the hypocrite is actually her! She gets so mad that he's dating that Meredith lady but then she goes and dates her teacher! Everyone also thinks that she and Ezra are perfect together and that she's such an inspiration to people to not fight for who you love, but really their relationship is dysfunctional and the only things Aria is inspiring us is by saying "Date your teachers, kids and you'll get straight A's on all your essays! " she thinks she has had the worse with A but A is barely doing anything to her, if she didn't stop the relationship with Ezra when she found out he was her teacher she wouldn't have a problem! Aria is a hypocritical idiot and she is a bad influence on everyone.

She's just stupid and annoying! So hypocritical and the worst liar out of all of them. She's an idiot. As soon as she realized that Ezra was her teacher she should've said F it. But instead she keeps on with the stupid secret charade. She can't be a normal teenager with him. She's way too immature for a relationship like that anyway! Why or how could they ever think that it would work? So stupid. Also her scared act when trapped in the box was so boring and unbelievable. She barely reacted. Bad acting.

This bij is annoying. I have never liked her character at all.

V 61 Comments
2 Paige McCullers

She is an idiot! She tried to drown Emily and she said mean, homophobic things to her, but Emily still dates her! She is a waste of time on the show. When Toby was a loser, Marlene found a way to make him cool by making him date one of the liars and cutting his hair - then she tried to do it with Paige by making her date Emily and changing her ugly bangs! It seriously didn't work. Why did Maya have to get killed off the show when it could've been Paige instead! Maya had to be in rehab for so long, so we didn't get to see her and then SHE gets killed off, it should've been pigskin! How come Pam hated Maya, BUT NOT PAIGE? I hate Paige, I hope she dies.

Paige is by far the worst character! She is so annoying every time she opens her mouth. She's always whining and complaining and blaming others for her problems and dragging Emily into her drama. Emily is loyal and sweet and ambitious...she deserves so much better than paige and I literally cringe every time Emily looks like she's falling for paige. Every one else has something intriguing about them on pll except for paige. She's just an annoying ass crybaby who acts entitled and has a stupid face. Em and maya were so cute...it broke my heart to see Em falling for paige's weird ass

She tried to drown Emily, tried to alienate her from get friends, tried to manipulate her allegiances. Three strikes reveal that Paige is emotionally and physically abusive. An absolute monster hiding behind puppy-eyes romanticism.

She is a manipulative minx.

V 33 Comments
3 Ezra Fitz

I hate Ezra so much he's so annoying and frankly a disgusting creep who serves no purpose but to drag along Aria's storyline. Nothing has changed over the entire show with him except that we learn that he's an even creepier, more useless character than we originally thought. He's bland and boring and I'm so sick of him being around.

Ugh please. He's pathetic. An idiot to get involved with a 16 year old. Hello?! Totally irresponsible and risky and just all around stupid! It's disgusting that he was so into her. He does play a good scary guy though. I always thought there was something shady about him. It's his face. He's got a resting unsettled/nervous face.

Ezra is a manipulative psychopath who dates his sixteen year old student! Even after he wasn't her teacher it was still disgusting and I honestly see no love in this relationship no matter how hard the show pushes it. I love Aria she is my favorite character and deserves more. And don't get me started on how he is just leaving Aria alone for Nicole.

Ezra disgusts me. He obviously doesn't even live Aria because if he did he would want what's best for her and LEAVE HER ALONE. Aria doesn't need some creepy stalker guy ruining her whole high school experience. And can we just go back to the fact that he STALKED Aria and used her!

V 19 Comments
4 Shana

So boring I don't even know her surnames.

Didn't have a proper story line until the writers got bored and needed something to drag the season out a bit longer. So blah, next!

They gave her the worst story line. Geez. But I must say she's beautiful in person and we'll take anyone over Paige!

She's just so annoying

V 5 Comments
5 Alison DiLaurentis Alison DiLaurentis

She's so stupid and irritating! In the past she was such a bad character is don't understand why the girls forgave her at all. And after she came back she always dresses like a grandma and isn't trusting her friends anymore. I just hate her. She's such a superficial and egoistic character.

I don't like Ali. At all. I don't trust her and she was a terrible person. And I don't get why people like her with Emily. She doesn't love Emily, she just uses her for her personal gain

I think Alison is not bad at all I like her the beast because she is mysterious and she has a nice style of cloths

I do not like alison because she is selfish, she did things that made hard for the other gilrs I wish she could die. And she was using Emily at practicing at the kisses.

V 13 Comments
6 Meredith Sorenson

Meredith is a character designed to be hated. I'm not surprised she is here

Meredith can gtfo



7 Emily Fields

Emily is just so stupid I hate the way she does everything and that innocent grin of hers is not so innocent I mean like at one part she is dating Paige and she decides to kiss Nate and then the next time she saw mate she let him down pretty harsh it's Emily's fault not nates for him being harsh on Emily I mean like you can't date someone and kiss someone else then tell them I'm sorry we have to be in the friend zone NO that's just mean like he had feelings for her YOU can't JUST PLAY WITH FEELINGS

At first, I liked Em well enough, and thought that she was actually the least annoying out of all the girls, but goodness, did things change. I just think that she can be too much of a hypocrite. The peak for me is that moment she was all up in Spencer's grill (she told Spence that she wished Spence would think of how she's hurting others with what she's doing) because Spencer decided not to tell them Toby's business with A and his mom (which is quite questionable, but understandable. After all, it wasn't Spencer's call). Then, several episodes later, she's stealing the key to Wilden's apartment from the PD, which has serious repercussions on her mom. HER MOM. Girl, I don't know where your priorities lie, but I just wish you'd thought that through.

As soon as we see her scene coming on its like oh god the episode is ruined by more of the soppy girlfriend relationship crap.. The fact that one of the worst characters is a main character is rather upsetting

Her facial expressions. Those eyebrows, she always makes the same face. By far one if the worst actresses on television

V 33 Comments
8 Byron Montgomery

He is so obnoxious and makes everything about him and his ego, he also doesn't see a problem with him cheating and instead makes it about everyone else when he is in the wrong. Overall I think he is just an ass, I hate his character and particularly when he gave Ezra the new job opportunity and stops aria from doing things because he is so controlling

It makes me clench my fists every time he mentions scotch or coffee, which he does in every single episode.

Byron is one of the worst dads on the show!

He's annoying

V 9 Comments
9 Toby Cavanaugh

Remember when he got so mad that Spencer and Caleb were trying to find Mona's body or something in season 5? He yelled in her face and ordered her to never conspire with Caleb again. And how he was A? I get that all these fans are all "Oh he was just doing it to protect Spencer! " If he was, I don't think he would've disappeared right after she found out. What's even worse is that he didn't come back until the season 3 finale. I also feel like they made Spencer incredibly clueless in this relationship. They made her go crazy and in my opinion it just made Toby look even worse. Does anyone remember how jerky he was when he became a cop? He arrested Jonny even though Spencer was trying to talk to him? Words cannot describe how much I hate this guy

I guess we all don't share the same opinion but I love Keegan Allen and the character a lot, I definitely wouldn't put his character on this list

Couldn't stand him in season 4, trying to find out what happened to his mother and throwing his friends/girlfriend under the bus doing so. He should've left the show after that.

I really don't like him and I think Spoby turned into a really toxic relationship. I don't know why, but I don't like Caleb and Ezra as well. Would have loved to see more of Jason and Mike...

V 16 Comments
10 Spencer Hastings

Most annoying pll character, whenever there's a victory for her it's always by stabbing someone else in the back. Think about it, the first big secrets we find out about all the other girls are centred around them being victims: Aria is the victim of her parents looming divorce because she's being forced to keep a secret, Hanna is the victim of her own low self-esteem and Emily is the victim of insecurities about her sexuality. All of these are problems that they did nothing to deserve them, but Spencer's secret was that in the summer that Alison went missing she was getting her sisters boyfriend/fiance to cheat on her sister with her, and then does exactly the same thing one year later with Wren! Ian may have been a creep, but she allowed him to be a creep, and to her sister as well. There are so many examples of this, but none so fresh as her betrayal of Hanna in the latest season, by hooking up with Caleb! The liars all went through so much together, but now she's throwing all of ...more

Spencer is selfish at times, and probably the least loyal of all the main characters ( several times she goes behind her friends backs and even her sister). She kissed wren right after breaking up with toby. She kissed her sisters boyfriends...twice... But she's also complex, smart, and ultimately very relatable. She seems the most determined to uncover truths about ally and other things. I actually really like Spencer's character.

The only thing I find really annoying is that ' serious' face she makes for every little stupid thing that happens. She's sooo so dramatic, which is entertaining at times but for the most part it's just annoying

Most annoying character. She always jumps to conclusions without thinking about the consequences. She accuses people without having factual evidence. She thinks she's a hero but she always ruins situations, like with Ezra and Aria & Emily and Alison. Also, when she thought Toby was A she tried to support him still and cry for him but when she accused Ezra of being A she hated him right away.

Worst sister of all time

V 34 Comments

The Contenders

11 Caleb Rivers

Caleb's an idiot cheater, he cheated on Spencer an he basically cheated on Hanna when he left her for Miranda. I don't care about him!

Caleb is perfect. He's the perfect friend and the perfect boyfriend. He's sweet and charming and always there for hannah. He's the underdog with a rough past, which makes us (the viewer) sympathize with him and love him. Caleb does no wrong. AND THAT'S WHY I THINK HE'S GOING TO BE A.

The only thing about Caleb is that he dated his ex's best friend and then he cheated on the friend with the ex

Caleb has been such an idiot lately. And I'm not just talking about the Haleb/Spaleb thing (I hate both ships with a passion). Even at the beginning I didn't really like him and I never shipped Haleb but after he got back from Ravenswood he acted like a total jerk. I mean Hanna's alcohol problems were quite obvious and he still drank with her - literally the whole day! And don't even get me started on the way he treated both Spencer and Hanna. Hanna was one of my favorite characters but now I feel like the Haleb relationship kinda ruined her as a person. I really liked Travis for Hanna; he was so sweet and polite - unlike Caleb.
Please note that this is just my personal opinion and I don't mean to offend anyone.

V 9 Comments
12 Noel Kahn

I hate him so much, he and Jenna are like the most annoying and nosy couple in the whole series! He acts like he can find out everything...jeez what a smart mouth!

He is so manipulative and selfish! I was so surprised he wasn't a!

Noel Kahn is a very monster!

Noel Kahn is a bitch!

V 1 Comment
13 Jessica DiLaurentis

She is annoying at times but I believe that as the story unfolds it will reveal that Jessica was actually a very good person with good motives and intentions, who probably has a tragic back story. I think all the ' evil' things she has done will eventually have good explanations.

Jessica is the worst mother on the show and all the universe!

Bye Felicia

14 Dianne Fitzgerald V 1 Comment
15 Hanna Marin Hanna Marin Hanna Olivia Marin is a fictional character created by Sara Shepard for the Pretty Little Liars book series, and later developed for the Freeform television series adaptation by I.

SO ANNOYING! I really don't understand why she is so popular. She is the dumbest out of all the liars. She thinks she is the queen b since Alison was gone but she completely copied everything about her. She wants to be alison and its really sickening. She wears heels to school all the time, like what the hell who does she think she is. SHE STEALS! She is a theif! she doesn't even need too, they are not that poor they live in a huge house. She also forgave Mona for being A and torturing all of them like its all fine, what an idiot as if she wont betray you again. Sometimes she treats Kaleb like crap and doesn't want him around for practically no reason. She also lies to her friends a lot like when she went behind their back to bury that gun and got caught, that's so dumb I can't even. She is more popular then she deserves to be probably because people like the actress even though the character is a total idiot and a mess

I really hate Hanna because she only thinks about herself and her family like when she gave Arias mom tickets so she would find out Aria was dating Ezra or when she tried hiding the gun that was in her moms closet and got her mom in more trouble

Why she isn't on top of this list is beyond me. Of all the annoying characters I have seen she is by far the worst. She is a stereotypical blonde shell of a person who is so selfish and stupid that that is all that fills her.

She is so annoying! I'm almost considering to stop watching on Netflix cause I can't stand her attitude anymore.

V 9 Comments
16 Pam Fields

She was annoying as hell in season 1 when she didn't accept Emily coming out of the closet. But after she came around, I began liking her. She's now one of my favorite parents

I can't believe her she is so rude and doesn't allow Emily to live her life

Constantly gritting her teeth and wrinkling her brow! It's like she doesn't have any other facial expressions. ALWAYS whining and second guessing everything, it's like Emily is the parent and Pam is the child.

She is a homophobic racist (in the books) idiot! Why did Wayne have to die when it could've been her! I hate Pam. Poor Maya.

V 3 Comments
17 Kate Randall

Kate is very annoying. Girls like her get punched in the face. She already "has it all" with the beauty, brains, money, just overall miss perfect. But for some reason she still feels the need to go out of her way to torment and hate on Hannah, whose life is much more complex and Hannah is dealing with enough bs without perfect Kate fluckin things up for no reason other than being a beach

Shes so ugly I can't even deal

I really hate her she took Hannas dad from her! She is a spoiled brat and I wish Hanna would punch her in the face.

She's a back stabbing bitch, I mean she pretends to be all nice, sweet and perfect but then she justs torments Hanna... Ugh I hate her

V 3 Comments
18 Jackie Molina

Jackie is sweet, trying to make sure Aria is safe. She doesn't deserve to be here

19 Peter Hastings

He just gets in the way of the plot all the time, getting in the way of antics and creating drama that is not needed TIME AND TIME AGAIN

He always lies to Spencer and then makes her feel like she did something!

The only good thing he's done is bring Jason into the world

Stupid my-dad-may-have-killed-another-stupid-parent crap, no one cares about him. And he shouts at Toby. Get a life then just drinking scotch, Peter.

V 1 Comment
20 Melissa Hastings

She is terribly annoying. I just hate her and her whole snobbish, stereotyped attitude!

Sometimes I just want to slap her.

She always tells Spencer what to do and makes her feel like crap!

Is she even a sister? She's so stuck up

V 3 Comments
BAdd New Item

Recommended Lists

Related Lists

Top 10 Pretty Little Liars Characters Best Female Pretty Little Liars Characters Top 10 Most Overrated Pretty Little Liars Characters Top Ten Characters Who Could Be A.D. (Uber A) On Pretty Little Liars Top Ten Characters Most Likely to Be "A" In Pretty Little Liars

List StatsUpdated 25 Jun 2017

1,000 votes
37 listings
3 years, 69 days old

Top Remixes (4)

1. Toby Cavanaugh
2. Ezra Fitz
3. Byron Montgomery
1. Shana
2. Dianne Fitzgerald
3. Jackie Molina
1. Dianne Fitzgerald
2. Shana
3. Jackie Molina

View All 4


Add Post

Error Reporting

See a factual error in these listings? Report it here.