TV Guide's all time 60 baddest villains

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    TV Guide is celebrating being 60 years old, and so listed their 60 baddest villains. The top 10 had little bits of info about why they were chosen. I thought maybe you all might be interested in some of these.
    #1 ....was J.R. Ewing of Dallas fame.
    #5.....the one armed man from The Fugitive
    #7.....Alexis Colby of Dynasty
    #8......Barnabas Collins..of that afternoon chiller...Dark Shadows
    #10...Simon Cowell (this cracked me up) Yep, that American Idol isn't the same without him

    The rest were just named......and among them my dear friends.....mind you, these are the BADDEST villains...
    Richard Hatch from the Survivor
    Gordon Ramsey (Hell's Kitchen)
    Omarosa....yes, she made the list....from The Apprentice (Donald Trump will be so proud)
    And then
    Frank Burns of M*A*S*H*
    Louie (Danny DiVito) from Taxi
    Newman of Seinfeld
    Al Capone - The Untouchables
    Mrs. O'Brien of Downton Abbey (LOL)
    Boss Hogg - The Dukes of Hazard
    and who can leave out.. Wile E Coyote (giggling allowed here)
    And not to forget the land of soaps.....only two villains made the list, and nope, not Stefano
    Erica Kane from All My Children
    Alan Spaulding of Guiding Light (he was a definitely one)

    Yes there are more.....but just thought these all might be the most well known. To tell the truth, tho I agree about Richard Hatch, I sooo disliked him, I am surprised Russell did not beat him out. I stopped watching Survivor the lst time I watched that guy the one season.
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    Gordon Ramsey is a villian?!?!?! That is so wrong. I love Gordon Ramsey.

    Wile E Coyote :rotfl: That's my brother's nickname!
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    I'm surprised, Barnabas was more of an antihero than a villain, although in his first 13 weeks he was very, very bad.

    But then, he fell in love with Samantha Victoria and "changed." :)
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    They should add Stefano DiMera as best daytime villain!
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    What about Victor?
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    JMHO: Stefano is the best. Victor Newman, Y&R, is the next that comes to mind. Guess it depends on your faves!
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    Lol, I meant Victor Kiriakis. I didn't watch at the time since it was before I was born, but wasn't Victor supposed to be just as evil as Stefano? Maybe I am wrong
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    :p Okay, so I'm an oldie and you're a newbie! Yes, Victor was a villain........:)
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    They chose characters from Daytime soaps......ERica Kane & Alan Spaulding. I don't know about Erica but I do know about Alan (played by two different actors). I think the criteria was that overall, the character was liked/loved despite their cruelty/meaness...Alan Spaulding was one nasty individual, sort of on the order of J.R. Ewing.

    There were 60 altogether and of course I have not named them all. Heck, many were from shows I never watched, or even never heard of. When you think of finding villains from over 60 years of day and night TV, and tho only 3 networks at first, now there are hundreds of cable channels added......there are a lot of villains going to be not on this list.
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    60 villains is not many over those decades, that's for sure poirot.
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    I didn't know Erica Kane was a villain...this is all interesting
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    Frank Burns???? Really???? I never saw him as a villian. Just an overly spoiled momma's boy that you love to hate. If Frank Burns made the list, then Hot Lips Hulahan should have as well.
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    remember the reason EJ changed is his darling Sammi.... his bride to be.... :rotfl::rotfl:
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    I wonder if Lex Luthor from the Superman shows or The Joker, Penguin, Riddler, or Catwoman from the Batman shows were mentioned. They were funny, good, rootable villains.

    What a fun yet mind boggling task that would be to choose only 60 out the endless possibilities from all time.
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    Was Cliff Barnes on the list? Harris Ryland was a good villain too.
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    Yes, Lex Luther & The Joker made the list. So did Red John (Mentalist), The Smoke Monster from Lost, Baltar from Battlestar Galactica, Klaus, The Vampire Diaries & the Trinity Killer from Dexter. LOL
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    Klaus from The Vampire Diaries is a great villain!
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    Balthazar/Cole was a good villain on Charmed. Glad to see Lex Luthor & The Joker made the list. Especially the ones from the older tv shows. Cesar Romero made a deranged sociopath murderer so likeable & funny. I wondered about Dexter also. That was a good show that kept me in suspense.
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