Ever like a show but...

Discussion in 'TV & Media' started by BruntFCA, Mar 21, 2013.

  1. BruntFCA

    BruntFCA Commander Red Shirt

    Mar 15, 2011
    A Mile High
    hate the main character?

    I've been watching episodes of Fraiser lately and realised that I really hate Fraiser Crane (as much as one can hate a TV character) but despite that I still really like the show because of all the other great characters.
  2. Admiral2

    Admiral2 Vice Admiral Admiral

    Sep 14, 2004
    Buffy The Vampire Slayer. I could take everybody except "Whiny CryBuffy."
  3. Shurik

    Shurik Fleet Captain Fleet Captain

    Nov 28, 2003
    Haifa, Israel
    Same here.
  4. Sheep

    Sheep Vice Admiral Admiral

    Jul 22, 2001
    I'm piling on the Buffy train too.

    I'll also add Bones (though that entire show has been appallingly bad the past 2 or 3 seasons anyway).
  5. Enterprise is Great

    Enterprise is Great Rear Admiral Rear Admiral

    Oct 24, 2004
    No, not on a long term basis. If I hate the main character I just can't watch it since as the main character they get the most storylines/screen time. That would just be too irritating for me to sit through every week.
  6. Ethros

    Ethros Vice Admiral Admiral

    Nov 4, 2001
    1123 6536 5321
    Not a tv show* but while I like the movie, I'd really love to see Ferris Bueller get his comeuppance, preferably by being punched in the face.

    *I know there was a lame TV version of it, but you know what I mean
  7. Gaith

    Gaith Vice Admiral Admiral

    May 11, 2008
    San Francisco, CA
    Aye, life's too short for that, and I've steered clear of Buffy for just that reason.

    Closest example I can think of is I found Mandy Hampton extremely annoying in season one of The West Wing... but that annoyance, happily, was short-lived. :p
  8. Alidar Jarok

    Alidar Jarok Everything in moderation but moderation Moderator

    Apr 14, 2003
    Norfolk, VA
    It's not that odd if it's an ensemble show. I know lots of people who hate Jack in Lost, for example. My brother just mentioned Ted Mosby from How I Met Your Mother as another example.
  9. Pondwater

    Pondwater Rear Admiral Rear Admiral

    Jan 27, 2011
    The Backwoods
    I didn't like Bill from Big Love.
  10. Takeru

    Takeru Space Police Premium Member

    Sep 6, 2007
    Germany, EU, Earth
    I like Gilmore Girls but can't stand Lorelai and Rory.
  11. Rush Limborg

    Rush Limborg Vice Admiral Admiral

    Jul 13, 2008
    The EIB Network
    When I've seen it, I've been pretty much okay with Law & Order: Criminal Intent. Doesn't change the fact that I consider the main cop character to be a jerk who goes out of his way to push his limits. I mean--what's his shtick? Walking into a house, and moving things around while talking with the occupants? Isn't that kind of "illegal search and seizure"?

    For the record--I really like and admire Dr. Frasier Crane. I recently took a Cheers personality quiz, and scored as him. ;)
  12. The Mirrorball Man

    The Mirrorball Man Vice Admiral Admiral

    Dec 18, 1999
    I don't know, I hated every single character in Oz, but that was the point, wasn't it? And it's not as if people watched House because they liked House, right?
  13. Gov Kodos

    Gov Kodos Admiral Admiral

    Mar 23, 2004
    Gov Kodos on Mohammed's Radio, WZVN Boston
    Xena, I could never cotton to Gabrielle, aka Annoying Girl.
  14. Australis

    Australis Writer Admiral

    Mar 12, 2005
    Lily, on HIMYM, ruins the show for me. Made more so by the fact she's based on a real person.
  15. cardinal biggles

    cardinal biggles PANDA MAN Premium Member

    Sep 7, 2001
    Another vote for Bones here. Brennan's socially awkward, pop culturally retarded schtick was interesting the first few seasons, but it's worn thin over time. Fortunately the other characters are more interesting.
  16. Kestra

    Kestra Admiral Premium Member

    Jul 6, 2005
  17. Skywalker

    Skywalker Admiral Admiral

    Feb 24, 2005
    Add me to the Buffy list. Also not a huge fan of Ted from How I Met Your Mother, but I like everyone else on that show.
  18. Gov Kodos

    Gov Kodos Admiral Admiral

    Mar 23, 2004
    Gov Kodos on Mohammed's Radio, WZVN Boston
    Buffy, I far preferred the movie Buffy to the TV one.
  19. Starkers

    Starkers Admiral Admiral

    Apr 22, 2001
    Behind Enemy Lines
    Buffy. That's not to say I hated her, but she was pretty much my least favourite character on the show.

    Blake in Blakes 7, again its not so much hate,Ijust never found him that interesting back in the day. I probably appreciate the character a lot more these days (basically he's a scary fanatic when you look at it) but again he's one of my least favourite characters.
  20. Shazam!

    Shazam! Rear Admiral Rear Admiral

    Feb 22, 2006
    I liked the odd episode of Voyager.