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Nancy Botwin - Weeds
This hot housewife paid her bills by selling weed to all the other suburbanites in her neighborhood. Things took a turn for the worse when she got mixed up with a cartel and ended up in jail for three years.
2 of 14 Mark Levine/ABC
Juliette Barnes – Nashville
From shoplifting to exploiting the almost-death of a rival, Juliette Barnes is hardly a good ol' country girl. It seems like she is always doing something that is morally questionable.
3 of 14 Craig Blankenhorn/AMC
Don Draper – Mad Men
Booze, sex and stolen identities are Don Draper’s M.O. We love Mad Men's leading man, even though he cheats, lies, steals and has a terrible drinking problem.
4 of 14 FX
Tommy Gavin – Rescue Me
It’s no surprise that the post-9/11 firefighter is an alcoholic. The tortured man does a lot of terrible things, and some of this is due to his alcoholism and addiction to prescription drugs.
5 of 14 Fox
Dr. Gregory House – House
Everyone’s favorite anti-hero doctor is addicted to Vicodin. On top of that, he’s really not a very nice guy. But you'd want him to save your life.
6 of 14 HBO/Kobal Collection
Jimmy McNulty – The Wire
Getting the job done is all that Jimmy McNulty cares about. Some of his terrible behavior includes creating a fake serial killer, boozing up regularly and sleeping with anyone he can.
7 of 14 Showtime
Hank Moody – Californication
Sex, drugs, and alcohol are what drive Hank Moody. Even he feels like he is beyond being saved, though he does try to do the best he can for his family.
8 of 14 Randy Tepper/Showtime
Dexter Morgan – Dexter
The serial killer only murders the bad guys, but does that make it right?
9 of 14 Bob Mahoney/The CW
Damon Salvatore – The Vampire Diaries
Damon Salvatore is the bad boy vampire to his brother Stefan's good boy vampire. This rage-filled alcoholic does have a soft side, however.
10 of 14 Patrick Harbron/Netflix
Francis Underwood – House of Cards
On the edge of anti-hero and villain, Francis Underwood schemes, takes care of rivals and more.
11 of 14 Ben Leuner/AMC
Walter White – Breaking Bad
After getting diagnosed with cancer, Walt turned to making meth to pay his medical bills and slowly transformed into a drug king. It's a testament to Bryan Cranston's acting that you still rooted for him.
12 of 14 HBO
Nucky Thompson – Boardwalk Empire
Bribes are a way of life to Nucky Thompson, not to mention fixing votes and ensuring that other corrupt people make it into office.
13 of 14 Didier Baverel/Showtime
Nick Brody – Homeland
For the longest time, we had no idea if Nicholas Brody had turned or not.
14 of 14 Chris Raphael/Fox
Jack Bauer – 24
Murder, maiming and torture are nothing to Jack Bauer. He’ll do anything to stop a terrorist attack