Directors Who R Your FAVORITE TV CHARACTERS of ALL-TIME

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  1. Tom_Tagliente19

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    01. ANGELA CHANNING - Falcon Crest - JANE WYMAN
    02. BALTAR - Battlestar Galactica - JOHN COLICOS
    03. ALICE KRAMDEN - The Honeymooners - AUDREY MEADOWS
    04. BRANDON WALSH - Beverly Hills 90210 - JASON PRIESTLEY
    05. BAILEY SALINGER - Party of Five - SCOTT WOLF
    06. ALAN SHORE - Boston Legal - JAMES SPADER
    07. DENNY CRANE - Boston Legal - WILLIAM SHATNER
     
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    Earl-My Name Is Earl-Jason Lee
    Barney Fife-The Andy Griffith Show-Don Knotts
    Cindy Brady-The Brady Bunch-Susan Olsen
    Bullwinkle
     
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    How 'bout some Professional @$$-Kickers! [​IMG]

    Lee Majors - Steve Austin in The Six Million Dollar Man

    Lindsey Wagner - Jaimie Summers in The Bionic Woman

    Chuck Norris - Ranger Clint Walker in Walker, Texas Ranger

    David Hassilhoff - Micheal Knight in Knight Rider

    Jack Lord - Steve McGarrett in Hawaii Five-O

    I'll leave it for the rest of you!
     
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    01. Mason Capwell - Santa Barbara - Lane Davies
    02. Bookman - Seinfeld - Philip Baker Hall
    03. June - Welcome to New York - Eartha Kitt
    Burt Campbell - Soap - Richard Mulligan
    Monica Geller - Friends - Courtney Cox
    Enik - Land of the Lost - Walker Edmiston
    Bill Biddinger - Buffalo Bill - Dabney Coleman
    Kelly Robinson - I Spy - Robert Culp
    Alexander Scott - I Spy - Bill Cosby
    Bill Maxwell - The Greatest American Hero - Robert Culp
    Larry Sanders - The Larry Sanders Show - Garry Shandling
    Peter Dragon - Action - Jay Mohr
    Mike McNeil - The Job - Denis Leary
    Vivien Gorrow - Another World - Gretchen Oehler
    Greg Sumner - William Devane - Knot's Landing
    Maggie Beare - Mother & Son - Ruth Cracknell

    to be continued...
     
  5. MarkHastings

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    3's Company: Jack Tripper
    Seinfeld: Kramer
    Simpsons: Homer
    Cheers: Woody
     
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    frank cannon ,cannon
    joe mannix,mannix
    jr ewing,dallas
    archie bunker,all in the the family
    beaver cleaver,leave it to beaver
    ken reeves,the white shadow
    rick simon,simon and simon
    bill maxwell,the greatest american hero
    barnaby jones,barnaby jones
    theo kojak,kojak
    ray krebbs,dallas
    monica geller bing,friends
    rachel green,friends
     
  7. Brook K

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    Larry David, Curb Your Enthusiasm
    George Costanza, Seinfeld
    Sheriff Lucas Buck, American Gothic
    Angela Chase, My So-Called Life
    Admiral Adama, Battlestar Galactica, Edward James Olmos
    Buffy Summers, Buffy the Vampire Slayer
    Steve Sanders, Beverly Hills 90210
    Paulie "Walnuts" Gaultieri, The Sopranos
    Butters, South Park
    Lionel Hutz Attorney-at-Law, The Simpsons
    Dr. Johnny Fever, WKRP in Cinncinatti
    Hawkeye Pierce, MASH
     
  8. MarkHastings

    MarkHastings Executive Producer

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    in my youth..marcia brady
    more recently-
    reverend jim- taxi
    sawyer- lost
     
  10. Carl Johnson

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    MacGyver
    Theo Huxtable
    Alex P Keaton
    William T Riker
    Garth Knight
    The Powerpuff Girls
     
  11. Linda Thompson

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    In no particular order:

    Nikita -- La Femme Nikita
    Hoss Cartwright -- Bonanza
    Matt Sykes -- Alien Nation
    Joe and Brian Hackett -- Wings
    Festus Haggen -- Gunsmoke
    Kitty Russell -- Gunsmoke
    Manolito Montoya -- The High Chaparral
    Buck Cannon -- The High Chaparral
    Victoria Cannon -- The High Chaparral
    Angus MacGyver -- MacGyver
    Spock -- Star Trek TOS
    Brisco County Jr -- The Adventures Of Brisco County Jr
    John Gage -- Emergency!
    Niles Crane -- Frasier
    Will Truman -- Will & Grace
    Bo and Luke Duke, Uncle Jesse Duke -- The Dukes Of Hazzard
    Gomer Pyle -- Gomer Pyle USMC, The Andy Griffith Show
    Paul Buchman -- Mad About You
    Adrian Monk -- Monk
    Shawn Spencer -- Psych
    Rita Lance, Chris Lorenzo -- Silk Stalkings
    David Addison -- Moonlighting
    Dr. Sam Beckett -- Quantum Leap
    Hercules -- Hercules, The Legendary Journeys
    Autolycus, King Of Thieves -- Hercules, TLJ and Xena: Warrior Princess
    Jed Clampett -- The Beverly Hillbillies
    Hawkeye Pierce -- M*A*S*H
    Dave Starsky -- Starsky & Hutch
    The entire ensemble cast of WKRP in Cincinnati


    I could go on all day...these are only the tip of a very large iceburg.
     
  12. Scott_F_S

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    The.Best.Ever

    Artie (Rip Torn), The Larry Sanders Show (You'll have to forgive Hank. His heart's in the right place but he keeps his brain in a box at home.)
     
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    I didn't know that MacGyver had a first name till I read your post [​IMG]
     
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    In no particular order...

    Samantha Stephens (Bewitched)
    Endora (Bewitched)
    Gladys Kravitz (the first one only, Alice Pearce) (Bewitched)
    Archie Bunker (All in the Family)
    Edith Bunker (All in the Family)
    Rob Petrie (The Dick Van Dyke Show)
    Laura Petrie (The Dick Van Dyke Show)
    Lucy Ricardo (I Love Lucy)
    Ethel Mertz (I Love Lucy)
    Ted Baxter (The Mary Tyler Moore Show)
    Phyllis Lindstrom (The Mary Tyler Moore Show)
    Ida Morgenstern (The Mary Tyler Moore Show)
    Sue Ann Nivens (The Mary Tyler Moore Show)
    Maude Findlay (Maude)
    Buffy Summers (Buffy, the Vampire Slayer)
    Cordelia Chase (Buffy, the Vampire Slayer)
    Faith (Buffy, the Vampire Slayer)
    Edina Monsoon (Absolutely Fabulous)
    Patsy Stone (Absolutely Fabulous)
     
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    Jon_Are Cinematographer

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    Main Characters:
    1. Archie Bunker - All in the Family
    2. Maxwell Smart - Get Smart
    3. Frank Burns - M*A*S*H
    4. Dwight Schrute - The Office
    5. Felix Unger - The Odd Couple

    Secondary Characters:
    1. Floyd Lawson - The Andy Griffith Show
    2. Montgomery Burns - The Simpsons
    3. Creed Bratton - The Office
    4. Eustace Haney - Green Acres
    5. Buddy Sorrell - The Dick Van Dyke Show
     
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    Queer as Folk - Brian Kinney
    Homicide: Life on the Street - Tim Bayliss, John Munch
    The Man from U.N.C.L.E. - Illya Kuryakin
    thirtysomething - Michael and Hope Steadman
    Law & Order: SVU - Elliot Stabler and Olivia Benson
    Firefly - Malcolm Reynolds
    Alias - Sydney Bristow
     
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    Ben Hawkins (Nick Stahl) - Carnivale
    David Banner (Bill Bixby) - The Incredible Hulk
    Richard Channing (David Selby) - Falcon Crest
    Audrey Horne (Sherilyn Fenn) - Twin Peaks
    Dr. Gregory House (Hugh Laurie) - House M.D.
    Jenny Schecter (Mia Kirshner) - The L-Word
    Tobias Fünke (David Cross) - Arrested Development
    Alan Shore (James Spader) - The Practice
    Lord Percy Percy (Tim McInnerny [​IMG] ) - Blackadder II
     
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    Starting back in November I watched all of both Buffy and Angel, and I was kind of surprised to find that I think, taking both series into consideration, my favorite, or at least most interesting character of all time is Darla (Julie Benz). There were a number of great characters in those, though. Willow, Cordelia, Faith, Wesley and Tera are also faves. They had great extended character arcs you have to see the entirety of to appreciate. To me, the least interesting were Buffy and Angel. How's that for irony?

    Second place goes to another character who spilled over into another (in this case unrelated one, storywise) series, and that's Miles Drentell (David Clennen) from Thirtysomething and Once & Again.
     
  19. Brook K

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    I watched MacGyver for almost the entire run and I never knew he had a first name either. Angus?

    Can't believe I forgot Alex P. Keaton. That was my favorite show when it was on. Good call Carl.

    I can't remember what The Equalizer's name was, but I'd put him on my list too.

    re: Firefly, I can't decide who my favorite character is. It's too hard to pick a favorite.

    Great characters later ruined: I loved the originally concepted Buffy S2 Spike. He was later "evolved" and neutered beyond recognition

    Ditto Johnny Sack from S4 (or was it 5?) of The Sopranos. The best male opposition Tony ever had. Of course Chase has him imprisoned marginalizing the character, and then kills him off.
     
  20. Norman Matthews

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    Neither of these are among my favorite shows, but I always liked the characters. First, the template for nearly all sitcom supporting stars ever to come:

    Ed Norton - The Honeymooners - Art Carney

    And, just a well crafted lead character, with quirks, motivations, and a true rapport with the audience:

    Fox Mulder - The X Files - David Duchovny
     

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