Top 10 Worst Simpsons Characters

The Top Ten

1 Lisa Simpson Lisa Simpson Lisa Marie Simpson is a fictional character in the animated television series The Simpsons. She is the middle child and most intelligent of the Simpson family.

What used to be one of the most likeable characters has slowly evolved season by season into the most hated. Newer seasons involve Lisa taking the moral high ground on nearly every topic, and criticises everyone that doesn't share her view. In older seasons, Lisa wasn't the person to make funny remarks, but she certainly knew how to make a scene its funniest. Her insight concluded episodes in the best possible way and had a huge impact on the also lost heart-warming scenes; her performances left you in tears. Now, Lisa is a boring character with most episodes centred towards her, and even some times having whole episodes dedicated to her on boring issues. Although Lisa is a family member of the Simpsons, she isn't the centre of the family, and because of this focus she has turned into the character that nobody likes.

Lisa actually used to be a likeable character, although not too many peoples favorite. She used to be a voice of reason and pretty much the only logical one most of the time. The writers made her so awfully annoying by having her be so smug and confident of her "moral superiority", intellect, faith (or lack of) and ideas, believing that anyone else is wrong. Probably one of the worst offenses of this is in "Lisa the Vegetarian" when she first becomes one. There's nothing wrong with making her a vegetarian, the problem is she instantly became too preachy. She decides to ruin a barbecue hosted by the family just for serving meat. Another example is in "Lisa the Skeptic". Marge tells her that she believes in angels which prompts Lisa to say that she thought Marge was an intelligent person, which insinuates that by Marge believing in angels she is stupid. - FirearmsKill

Lisa is like the "Marsha Brady" of her family, the fact that she's WAY to perfect to be believable, always makes me feel sorry for Bart. Lisa comes off as annoying how she's never in trouble, never gets any bad grades, and always does everything perfect, traits like that just feel WAY to perfect for a kid like her, plus she never fits in with comedy, I can't remember her saying ONE thing that made me laugh.


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2 Marge Simpson

She ruins everything fun that the rest of the family does. She destroyed the burlesque house, the fighting sport thing (forget the name), itchy&scratchy all because SHE didn't like it. She thinks that nobody should be able to enjoy anything that she doesn't enjoy. She barely does anything funny, actually, she makes the show LESS funny.

And that episode where she didn't liked Homer doing piracy and made the most stupid thing ever made in the show by reimbursing the money of the pirate movie to Hollywood, and causing Homer to go to Jail. I never hated her more than in that moment.

Ugh. I hate Marge for also that she always nags Homer about everything, but when she directly influences him, he gets into trouble.

When it was the Tax Day and Homer forgot to do the tax returns, she mentions that she put the tax forms on top of Homer's to-do pile a month ago. Like, was Homer ever going to look at this stupid pile? And Homer has a tendency to always do things the very wrong way, and if she is basically in charge of the household finances, why couldn't she do the taxes herself?

Then the one when Homer got into a fight with the garbagemen. And she wrote an apology letter and signed it in Homer's name! As Homer said, she signed away his dignity, and it set him off on a crazy rampage, which ultimately resulted in the destruction of Springfield. If she was going to do something like this, at least she could have kept her mouth shut on what she did, let Homer think he beat the city hall. But no. Darn.

As an atheist, I really hate when Marge forces her narrow-minded, annoying religious views on her family.

When Homer is sleeping, she still takes it upon herself to force Homer to get up for church EVEN when it's too cold outside "It's church, you have to go". And then, when Homer rips his pants, she groans when Homer opts to stay home, when yet it is really cold outside, and also the church's furnace isn't working.
Then, she refuses to accept Homer's arguments for giving up church - like, "what's the point of going to some building every Sunday", and praying for the God to show Homer "the error of his ways", when the God tells Homer that he has a point.

Then, when Bart asks Marge why they have to go to church when Homer gets to stay home, she just dodges the question and claims that "she has a responsibility to raise the kids right, and that unless Homer changes his ways, she'll have to tell them that he's wicked". And tells ...more

Hard both her and Homer are bad.

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3 Helen Lovejoy

So mean and so boring. Really should of died instead of Maude Flanders.

She is actually really annoying and disruptive

Rude to Marge. A jerk. Useless character. Come on Maude was sometimes mean to Marge but most of the time she was nice! Helen Has NEVER been nice to Marge she deserves her hate!.

I'm surprised Jessica (Helen's daughter from Bart's Girlfriend) hasn't snapped and killed her yet.

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4 Patty Bouvier

It was between Patty and Terri/Carrie. The sad thing is that I actually like Selma as a character, she wants to better herself and be happy. Patty on the other hand, knows how cold-hearted she is, has accepted it, and does nothing to change it. She might be funnier than Terri/Carrie, but they never have more than like a 10 second role. Also, Lisa doesn't deserve this much hate, many of the best more dramatic Simpsons episodes have revolved around her. Admittedly, they did take her reputation as the voice of reason character and used it to be very preachy in later seasons, but she had a lot of good moments. Also, I still think the Simpsons is still a good show, it's just the bar was set so high that even an 8/10 show looks like crap next to early Simpsons.

Either of Marge's sisters deserve this title! They exist solely to bring misery to others, though their main target is Homer (not that he doesn't deserve it from time to time, but I can't enjoy it, they're such festering piles of hate). - MortalAnonymous

Part of liking the Simpsons is hating Patty and Selma!

She and Selma tried to make a tombstone for homer

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5 Baby With The Unibrow

not a very cute baby with that unibrow and so rude to maggie simpson!

Oh yeah that baby who is never in the show, EVER, Anyway why is Ned, Marge and Lisa on this list? They are all awesome.

The baby is so creepy and stupid. Why did they create such a pointless character?

Because he's totally in all the episodes and constantly antagonizing everyone. In case you can't tell I was being sarcastic - ralphie

Fists in the intro, Kills butterflies, And Sucks

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6 Martin Prince

Martin Is a Little Stuck-Up Snob, He Only Cares About Himself and His Grades

Lisa should not be first. She's a bit boring, but is good when she's around Bart and Sideshow Bob.

He is just so lame boring and annoying

I hate him

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7 Millhouse Van Houten

This kid is annoying and is constantly spewing nonsense at better characters. There are so many more deserving characters that fans don't seem to like, Sideshow Mel for example.

He has one of the most annoying voices in the world. I think that Bart should be friends with someone else.

I can't stand Millhouse, his voice is so irritating and annoying, it drives me crazy. He's definitely in my opinion the worst character. The other character I hate who should be on the top 10 is the Bumblebee man! He's not shown on all that much. But he's just such a stupid and pointless character he gets on my nerves!

He's a coward who exists to help Bart, love Lisa and serve as a servant to Bart if you removed him sure a couple things might not work but would anything really be effected?

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8 Gil Gunderson

He is quite annoying and he fakes being poor and sad to get advantages like when he hustled Lisa or lived with Marge and got a good house I just don't like him - thomaszhu4

I like Gil. He's a funny character.

He's alright but he's a poor man's Lionel Hutz

Gil is alright, not as bad as millhouse that's for sure

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9 Principal Skinner

Is my least favourite character ever on the Simpsons.

Sometimes I want to punch him he is so annoying!

Bart's right! Skinner is a wiener! - Goatworlds

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10 Artie Ziff

This guy should be number 1. He is an annoying creepy jerk who ruins everything. He is not even a big part of the show. He should be killed off.

Artie is very filthy and arrogant. Marge made the right devision to take Homer as man.

Don't tell about my "busy fingers"

This guy always makes me angry.
But a few days ago I watched the episode where Artie spent the weekend with Marge. Homer Saw them while artie fored marge to kiss and homer worked west springfield an-that's it. All I'm gonna say is worst character ever

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The Newcomers

? Frank Grimes

I don't get why this character is so appreciated! I hate this guy! He hates Homer just because he's not the smartest or the most responsible. Sure, he's right about it, but he doesn't have to rub it in his and other people's faces! I've met people on YouTube who bully users because they're either too stupid or something else and heck, one guy I know bullied a YouTuber who had a mental disease! God I hate those kinds of people. If Frank Grimes wasn't a huge dick about Homer, he'd still be alIve by now! If Vicky from Fairly Oddparents is my least favorite female cartoon character of all time, then Frank Grimes is my least favorite male cartoon character of all time. Please, get this man in the Top 10 please! - OnyxDash

? Russ Cargill

The Contenders

11 Selma Bouvier

Rude to Homer but maybe because she's under the influence of Patty? All Selma wants to do is get married and have a normal life, for that I can't hate her.

Why are the Flanders on this list? - attarj

Selma is not bad! She just wants to get married and have a normal life

Take Selma off! All she wants is to get married and have a normal life, unlike Patty who just exists to be rude.

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12 Rod Flanders

He is not seen verey much so you can't really say but by the way maggie is not the worst character

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13 The Blue-Haired Lawyer

He has an annoying voice and he ruins everything. They need to kill him off!

The worst stereotype of a lawyer I have ever seen. Hopefully a real lawyer will sue him out of the show. Oh and if you want to hear someone who is a sue happy, I recommend weird Al's I'll sue ya

He is so rude to everyone and his voice is so annoying they he needs to be killed off.

He is so annoying! He ruins every episode he is in.

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14 Sherri and Terri

Brats. Brats to the core. They only liked Lisa cause she had a pool in one episode. Typical spoilt brat cliche!

Snotty and shallow is more like it.

Sometimes they can be funny but they're jerks

The 2nd (Terri) and 10th (Sherri) worst characters in my humble opinion.

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15 Mr. Smithers

I'm surprised nobody has made any homophobic comments. - DapperPickle

He loves mr burns but never tells him or does anything about it so he's useless

I am waiting to see him eradicate burns from existence

Hates and loves all the employes

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16 Tod Flanders

He doesn't have much character development other than being good which kinda makes him a tacky Gary Stu.

I don't get what is wrong with him. If any one ned Flanders. Same with rod

The only funny thing about him was when he was scared by a moth

The Flanders kids need a slap in the face each.

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17 Luann Van Houten

She's really rude to Marge in one episode. She's a terrible mother and character who serves no point and is useless she only exists for cheap jokes by Milhouse and Dad

The worst mother and wife ever in the show.

I want to punch her. What did Kirk ever do to her

Screw her, her life, and the reason she should be in the Simpsons

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18 Lady Gaga

She is TOO weird for simpsons, she and her creepy train thing should have appeared on a more messed up show, say... Sanjay and craig? - Harri666

19 Princess Penelope

She doesn't really add anything to the show

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20 Hans Moleman

What's wrong with hans moleman all his purpose is is getting tortured, or is that literally the reason you hate him

Poor fella, he's the guy you ought to feel sorry for.

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