ABC/Jack Rowand(NEW YORK) — Fans of the ABC series Once Upon a Time aren’t feeling too good about the Evil Queen.
The Evil Queen, who’s also known as Regina Mills, ranks first on a new E-Score survey of the television characters people most love to hate. Lana Parrilla portrays Regina/the Evil Queen on Once Upon a Time. Interestingly, though Regina did start out as evil through and through, recent episodes have shown her good side. In fact, this season, she’s been positively heroic.
The runner-up on the list is also royalty: sociopathic teen King Joffrey of HBO’s Game of Thrones. However, Joffrey won’t bother viewers much going forward, following a major plot twist during the current season. We won’t spoil it for you, just in case you haven’t heard about it yet.
Interestingly, Larry Hagman’s Dallas character, J.R. Ewing, ranks seventh, even though Hagman passed away in 2012.
Fifteen hundred people took part in the survey.
Here are the top 10 most-hated TV characters, according to the survey:
- Regina Mills/The Evil Queen, Once Upon a Time, ABC
- Joffrey Baratheon, Game of Thrones, HBO
- The Governor, The Walking Dead, AMC
- Hannibal Lecter, Hannibal, NBC
- Mr. Gold/Rumplestiltskin, Once Upon A Time, ABC
- Cersei Lannister, Game of Thrones, HBO
- J.R. Ewing, Dallas, TNT
- Norman Bates, Bates Motel, A&E
- Norma Bates, Bates Motel, A&E
- Dexter Morgan, Dexter, Showtime
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