25 Fictional Guys Who Are So Freaking Perfect They Made People Realize That Not All Men Are Total Garbage

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We asked the BuzzFeed Community which fictional TV show men they hated at first but quickly came to love, and y'all had some great examples. Here are those responses:

1.Louis Litt from Suits

Man in a suit standing by a building, looking pensive

2.Jamie Tartt from Ted Lasso

TV character in a soccer jersey stands in an office setting, looking off-camera

3.Min Ho from XO, Kitty

Man in a suit and glasses carrying a bag walks through an airport

4.Derek Morgan from Criminal Minds

Shemar Moore as Derek Morgan in a scene from Criminal Minds, looking concerned

5.Richie Jerimovich from The Bear

Three actors on a set portraying a kitchen scene, with one man tasting food and two others observing

"His character arc was so full of growth and love, not just for those around him but for himself."


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6.Lip Gallagher from Shameless

Man resting arms on a fence looking thoughtful. He's wearing a patterned shirt. Used for a TV show article

7.Father Gabriel from The Walking Dead

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8.Dwight Schrute from The Office

Man as TV character Dwight from "The Office" standing by an open fridge in an office kitchen

9.Schmidt from New Girl

Man standing in a room with a sign saying "WELCOME AND GOOD MORNING."

10.Kevin Pearson from This Is Us

Man posing, looking to the side, wearing a casual t-shirt, in a room with a blurred background

11.Steve Sanders from Beverly Hills, 90210

Actor in a red jacket with "California University" emblem, from a 90s TV show

12.Ray Ploshansky from Girls

Character in a kitchen setting wearing a green t-shirt, portrayed with a puzzled expression

"He was such an asshole in Season 1 but had one of the better arcs compared to the other insufferable characters."


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13.Sawyer Ford from Lost

Two actors portraying characters in a tense outdoor scene for a TV show or movie

"He has one of the best redemption arcs I’ve ever seen."


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14.Murphy from The 100

Man with bruises and dirt on his face, dressed in a worn-out jacket, looks distressed

15.Phil Tandy from Last Man on Earth

Actor in character holding a bottle, with a pensive expression, indoors

16.Luther Hargreeves from Umbrella Academy

Man in a suit sitting inside a classic car with a stern expression, handgun on the seat beside him

17.Thomas Barrow from Downton Abbey

TV character in black tuxedo looking serious in a library setting

18.Gary Green from Legends of Tomorrow

Character in superhero costume stands smiling with hands on hips in a room with large screen in the background

19.Cisco Ramon from The Flash

Character Cisco Ramon from TV series in a lab with tech equipment, looking pensive

20.Justin Foley from 13 Reasons Why

Character from a TV show sitting in an office wearing a suit and checkered shirt

21.Winston Bishop from New Girl

Man at table with contemplative expression holding money, in a scene likely from a TV show or movie

22.Buck from 9-1-1

TV show character in firefighter attire sitting pensively beside a firetruck

23.Kelly Severide from Chicago Fire

Man in a white tank top sitting in a gym, looking at the camera

24.Nathan Scott from One Tree Hill

Two actors in character from a TV show, one wearing a letterman jacket and headphones, the other in a purple shirt

25.And finally, Klaus Mikaelson from The Vampire Diaries and The Originals

A man stands behind a bar in a leather jacket, appearing in a tense scene likely from a TV show

Did your faves make the list? Let us know in the comments!

Responses have been edited for length/clarity.