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Sometimes bad things happen to good TV shows. When you spend more time sighing and rolling your eyes at the choices made by a lead character, you know something doesn’t smell right. Just because you’re the star of a show doesn’t mean that you're not a major stinker.

While some shows fall victim to outside forces like scheduling conflicts, creative differences, or inadequate funding and promotion, some fall prey to their own character development. Keeping an unlikable character at the center of a story is a risky move, but some TV shows manage to balance that choice with a strong ensemble cast and steady narrative arcs. So who are we talking about exactly? Well, keep reading to find out who made it on our list of The worst Lead Characters on Perfectly Good TV Shows.