25 Insufferable Sitcom Main Characters Who Their Shows Would've Been Better Off Without

A while back, Reddit user u/Competitive_Owl7085 asked, "Who was the most unlikeable main character of a TV show?" and people had a lotttt of thoughts, especially when it came to sitcoms. Here are sitcom main characters people wished would just straight-up leave the show — along with some more submissions from the BuzzFeed Community!*

*And this Reddit thread! 

1.Shawn from Psych

Screenshots from "Psych"

2.Grace from Will & Grace

Screenshots from "Will & Grace"

3.Kevin from Kevin Can Wait

Screenshot from "Kevin Can Wait"

4.Peter from Family Guy

Screenshots from "Family Guy"

5.Malcolm from Malcolm in the Middle

Screenshot from "Malcolm in the Middle"

6.Jerry from Seinfeld

Screenshots from "Seinfeld"

7.J.D. from Scrubs

Screenshots from "Scrubs"

8.Urkel from Family Matters

Steve Urkel

9.Michael from The Office

the kids do a dance and song about how Michael is making their dreams come true — Michael says he'll never forget this day, but he's done something stupid and won't be able to pay their tuition

10.And also, essentially the lead after Michael left, Jim

Screenshots from "The Office"

11.Zack Morris from Saved by the Bell

Zack Morris

12.Raymond from Everybody Loves Raymond

Debra telling Raymond to fold a shirt since he faked that he didn't know how so she would do it for him

13.Eric from That '70s Show

Eric saying he has bad luck and his dad saying the reason bad things keep happening to him is not because of bad luck but because he's a dumbass

14.Sheldon from The Big Bang Theory

Sheldon talking

15.And another main character from the ensemble cast, Penny

Penny in "The Big Bang Theory"

16.Hawkeye from M*A*S*H

Hawkeye in "M*A*S*H"

17.Ted from How I Met Your Mother

Screenshots from "How I Met Your Mother"

18.Also Lily — not quite *the* main character, but still *a* main character.

Screenshots from "How I Met Your Mother"

19.Alan from Two and a Half Men

Alan looking angry

20.And also Charlie

Screenshots from "Two and a Half Men"

21.Rachel from Friends

closeup of Rachel in a wedding dress

22.But also, of course, Ross

Rachel reading Ross's list of cons about her

23.Amy from Superstore

Amy looking upset

24.Jess from New Girl

Screenshots from "New Girl"

25.And finally, a classic example for ya to prove sitcom leads have been the worst for forever: Ralph on The Honeymooners

Screenshot from "The Honeymooners"

What sitcom characters can you not stand? Let us know in the comments!

Submissions have been edited for length/clarity.