The emotions a television character can evoke from viewers can be surprisingly strong.
There are those we love, and those we empathize with; those we find attractive, funny, or even maybe a bit intriguing.
We can often be drawn to the anti-hero in a love-hate kind of way — think Walter White on Breaking Bad, or Don Draper from Mad Men.
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Then, there are those characters that make us cringe every time we watch them.
It might be the intended reaction, particularly when it comes to an actor who can play a series key antagonist beautifully.