TV.com Top 10: The Most Annoying TV Neighbors

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10. Babette Dell (Sally Struthers) from Gilmore Girls
Whenever Babette was around, Lorelai (Lauren Graham) and Rory (Alexis Bledel) could hardly get a word in edgewise. The melodramatic neighbor fussed over the Gilmore girls' clothes, accidentally spilled their secrets, openly discussed her own sex life, and asked for big favors. And if Babette's fellow townie and BFF Miss Patty (Liz Torres) was around, there's no telling who they'd gossip about next.

9. Sam Anders (Sean O'Neal) from Clarissa Explains It All
I used to think it was cute when Sam climbed a ladder into Clarissa's (Melissa Joan Hart) room, and that his arrival was marked by a random musical note. Looking back, the kid was annoying. And a little creepy.

8. Wilson Wilson, Jr. (Earl Hindman) from Home Improvement
Even if the guy did offer sage advice to the Taylors, his "Hidey ho, neighbor!" greeting quickly grew stale. And who else was annoyed by the long-running (and gimmicky) gag that he never showed his face?

7. Larry Dallas (Richard Kline) from Three's Company
Aside from having a real last name that's even cooler than Dallas (Dalliapolous), not much was cool about this guy, though he seemed to think otherwise. He was a liar and a cheater when it came to getting a woman into bed... and with everything else in life, too.

6. Steve Urkel (Jaleel White) from Family Matters
That voice? That laugh? That dance? Those pants? Those suspenders? Those specs? There isn't anything about Urkel that wasn't annoying to the Winslows, except for his suave alter ego, Stefan Urquelle.

5. Ned Flanders (Harry Shearer) from The Simpsons
It doesn't matter how nice this guy is. He's a holier-than-thou family man and a preachy goody-goody, and those are reasons enough to enjoy anyone else's company more than his. Plus, that mustache is ridiculous.

4. Kimmy Gibbler (Andrea Barber) from Full House
Tolerated on occasion by D.J. (Candace Cameron Bure) but despised by the rest of the Tanner clan, Kimmy was always around to complain about her stinky feet or deliver a mundane one-liner. Maybe she would have gotten better grades if she had gone home once in awhile.

3. Marie Barone (Doris Roberts) from Everybody Loves Raymond
Little girls rarely dream about growing up to live next door to their mothers-in-law, but for nine seasons, Debra Barone (Patricia Heaton) lived that (bad) dream. Raymond's mom was the queen of passive-aggressive jabs and insults, and her oaf-y husband Frank (Peter Boyle) wasn't Mr. Friendly, either.

2. Gladys Kravitz (Alice Pearce) from Bewitched
The original nosy neighbor, Gladys knew something was up with the Stephens and was always peering through the windows to spy on her witchy neighbors. And now her full name has become a symbol synonym for annoying curiosity.

1. Newman (Wayne Knight) from Seinfeld
Jerry Seinfeld may have found Kramer (Michael Richards) annoying, but at least the two were friends. Newman, however, was downright repulsive. He'd stop at nothing to nab a discount, steal an appliance, or raid a fridge—and Jerry's unforgettable greeting was a constant reminder of his villainy.


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