What would the characters we adore be without the villains who make things difficult for them? The best TV villains are the perfect foils to our favorite protagonists, wreaking havoc, and generally being Evil with a capital “E.”
This TV season, in particular, we’ve seen some wonderfully villainous antagonists grace the small screen. Some are more subtle in their approach, while others are downright horrifying. Here are 12 of the best villains you’ll find on the small screen.
Note: some spoilers ahead, so read at your own risk!