A Definitive Ranking Of The Main Characters On "The Office"
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A Definitive Ranking Of The Main Characters On "The Office"

Don't be a Toby.

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A Definitive Ranking Of The Main Characters On "The Office"
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Being that "The Office" is my favorite show (~basic~), I figured I should write *another* article about it. I've seen a few different rankings of the characters in the show, but I don't wholeheartedly agree with any of them. I am aware that I am missing some of what other people might call main characters, like Darryl, Holly, and Jan, but this is a list of the ones that I believe significantly impact the show every episode.

Without further ado, here is my ranking of 17 of the main characters on the best show on Earth:

17. Toby

This is obvious. Don't be stupid.

16. Meredith

Personally, I just don't find her funny, and mostly just think she's kind of gross and not a necessary character.

15. Phyllis

Going along with Meredith, I don't find Phyllis very amusing. I know she's supposed to have the sweet grandma role of the office, but they really skew that with her going in the bathroom with Bob Vance while they're out to dinner with Jim and Pam.

14. Gabe


Although I occasionally find Gabe funny, it's usually only because he's so cringey to watch that it causes more of an uncomfortable laugh than anything.

13. Angela


Angela really bothers me. I know people like her, but the only thing that really defines her is that she's a crazy cat lady who cheats on Andy.

12. Stanley

Stanley has a few good moments, and his facial expressions and the way he deals with Michael can be pretty amusing sometimes.

11. Oscar


Oscar has some solid one-liners, and his reactions to Michael's actions are some of the funniest.

10. Ryan

Ryan: a certifiable dbag. Still can be pretty funny.

9. Kelly

Kelly's easily the most dramatic but has some funny moments.

8. Erin

Erin's a total sweetheart, though her level of common sense is one of the lowest in the office.

7. Creed


Creed's one-liners are arguably one of the best parts of the show.

6. Andy

Did you know he went to Cornell?

5. Pam

Pam's hilarious and her and Jim are #couplegoals -- she doesn't like to think that there are people out there that hate her, so don't be that person.

4. Kevin


Kevin's absolutely one of my favorite characters. Hilarious.

3. Dwight

Ah, the assistant to the regional manager. Dwight is usually awful, but even when he's awful, you have to love him.

2. Jim


This one should be self-explanatory. Those articles about how "Jim is secretly a dick and no one notices" are BS. Jim takes the cake for second best character by a landslide.

1. Michael

When Michael leaves, the show is basically over. The last seasons are nowhere near as good, for no other reason than the simple fact that he is Michael Beyonce, always.

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