There’s always that one character that a TV show keeps telling us is a nice guy. Maybe they’re the show’s moral compass, or maybe they act as the opposite of a bad boy character, or maybe the show just wants us to see the next guy.
But no matter how much the other characters appreciate his qualities, sometimes the show just can’t hide that one of their male leads is downright inadequate. Here are 17 infuriating examples!
from lucas scott one Tree Hill
to ted How I Met Your Mother
to Stephen the Vampire Diaries
from mike stranger things
soil from 13 Reasons Why
from ben the Secret Life of the American Teenager
from otis sex education
from jack saved by the Bell
from Phil modern Family
from xander Buffy the Vampire Slayer
And finally, from Archie Riverdale
Which “good guy” or moral compass character in a TV show impressed you? Tell us in the comments!