Top 10 TV Characters That Lost Their Mojo

  • Published: 13 March 2019
  • Top 10 TV Characters That Lost Their Mojo
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    How the mighty have fallen. For this list we are looking at the TV characters who lost their mojo in the later seasons of their shows. Our list includes, Eric Foreman, Barney Stinson, Penny, Ross Geller, Nick Miller and more! Join WatchMojo as we count down our picks for the Top 10 TV Characters That Lost Their Mojo.

    List Entries and Rank:
    10. Bill Compton “True Blood” (2008-14)
    9. Eric Forman “That ‘70s Show” (1998-2006)
    8. Jake Harper “Two and a Half Men” (2003-15)
    7. Nick Miller “New Girl” (2011)
    6. Ross Geller “Friends” (1994-2004)
    5. Penny “The Big Bang Theory” (2007)
    4. Barney Stinson “How I Met Your Mother” (2005-14)
    3, 2, 1: ???

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  • Saurabh Devendra
    Saurabh Devendra  3 days back

    Ridiculous! Seems as if watchmojo folks have completely lost their marbles

    • mike jubb
      mike jubb  5 days back

      real problem with Fonzie was when they let ron howard direct. had silly stories like richie getting the girls instead of fonzie.
      death was susie quatro making him an henpecked wuss.

      • Sevda Mont
        Sevda Mont  1 weeks back

        5:33 wtf just happened to Penny’s leg?!

        • Lil’ Budd Light
          Lil’ Budd Light  1 weeks back

          Watch mojo really hates Cleveland 😂

          • With Enough Prep Time TheNerdMan

            + chandler should be on this list. barney should not.

            chandler was killed by his relationship to Monica. It was funny for season 4and 5 then it just became unbearable.

            Monica was always annoying and she just dragged him down.

            He went from one of the greatest sitcom characters of all time to just there.

            Barney remained a highly entertaining character through out. I have no idea why he´s on this list.

            • Danelle J
              Danelle J  1 weeks back

              Nick Miller was fair more enjoying to watch than Jess. To me the last season wasn't my favorite Jess.

              • Lisa M
                Lisa M  1 weeks back

                Fonzie jumped the shark & that ruined everything. The plots got really stupid, although it DID result in making a star of the late great Robin Williams, & as time went on the other characters style(except Mrs C's transitioned from '50's to current styles- the late '70's & early '80's. So when everyone else was decked out in preppy, punk, disco, heavy metal, new wave, & valley girl attire & Chachi, who was by then the show's heartthrob, looked like he came straight out of the band Loverboy, & by then the show was (supposedly) set in the '60's(although none of EVER looked '60's)Fonzie, who was by then middle aged & starting to grey, still had his hair slicked back & still dressed in a black leather jacket, T-shirt, jeans, & motorcycle boots but was a restaurant owner & a high school mechanics teacher & we were still expected to believe he was the king of cool just because he could touch a jukebox & it would automatically turn on. It definitely overstayed it's welcome. The best episodes were from the 1st couple of years. It's seems TV shows have to improve ratings at the expense of quality more often than the other way around.

                • Jam Adnan
                  Jam Adnan  2 weeks back

                  Penny was always my favorite character... he beautiful she is....She is TBBT..
                  and fuck u #watchmojo

                  • Arkham Jones
                    Arkham Jones  2 weeks back

                    Fuck yes for number 5.

                    • Swagata Raha
                      Swagata Raha  2 weeks back

                      I dont agree about Ross...i felt Ross was great throughout right upto the finale. In fact every one of them were amazing.

                      • Oly1y
                        Oly1y  3 weeks back

                        Eric? Not donna?

                        • Jay Xiong
                          Jay Xiong  3 weeks back

                          I think Josh from Drake and Josh lost his mojo when he got skinny. He just wasnt funny anymore. Just seemed to be forcing his humor in the episodes.

                          • Jawad Gill
                            Jawad Gill  3 weeks back

                            Of all the people they could have picked (Ted, Marshal, Robin, Lily, Monica) they had to pick Ross and Barney? This channel just earned a spot on this very list

                            • Felipe Vieira Braga
                              Felipe Vieira Braga  3 weeks back

                              Definitely tgis video lost the mark. By A LOT. More than 50% of wrong choices

                              • Charles Toth
                                Charles Toth  3 weeks back

                                I love Nick Miller!!!!!! He’s my favorite from the show!!!!!!!!!

                                • Shalini Yadav
                                  Shalini Yadav  4 weeks back

                                  How Barney Stinson lost his mojo. He was legendary throughout the show.

                                  • Анастасия Племянникова

                                    No no no. Not Barney. How dare you?

                                    • Shawn McLaughlin
                                      Shawn McLaughlin  4 weeks back

                                      Most of these characters were written FAR more broadly as the seasons wore on. And more one dimensionally.

                                      • Andrew Comerford
                                        Andrew Comerford  4 weeks back

                                        "New Girl," never had mojo to lose - the whole thing was an insult to anyone with more than 2 brain-cells.

                                        • Ale Limon
                                          Ale Limon  4 weeks back

                                          Am I the only one who loves the background music? Idkw but to me it's hilarious!😂

                                          • Sayat Dakarimov
                                            Sayat Dakarimov  4 weeks back

                                            Stopped watching this video after Barney's name appeared on the list. Totally disagree with this video.

                                            • vivek jkumar
                                              vivek jkumar  4 weeks back

                                              To all people defending friends, how I met your mother and big bang theory. They were average sitcoms with good casting which aged poorly. The max number of seasons I could bare to watch was probably 3 to 4 seasons after that I started to cringe.

                                              • FlapJack0512
                                                FlapJack0512  4 weeks back

                                                Barney got crap in the last 2 episodes of the whole show so I don’t think he should have been on this list

                                                • amy clarke
                                                  amy clarke  4 weeks back

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                                                  • Jeff Bellefontaine
                                                    Jeff Bellefontaine  1 months back

                                                    Ross never lost his mojo I don't give a fuck what ya say

                                                    • McLovin
                                                      McLovin  1 months back

                                                      Barney never became boring. NEVER

                                                      • daniel zolfaghari
                                                        daniel zolfaghari  1 months back

                                                        OK I downright disagree with your choice of choosing Penny, Ross and Barney on the list... i mean Barney was literally the only source for laugh in HIMYM, all the Characters of FRIENDS were perfect in my opinion and completed their arc in the best possible way and Penny was always fun to watch, I mean U can't keep a character the same for the course of 12 seasons, u have to let her evolve, although i admit that The Show's quality declined considerably between 7 and 10th season but i'm glad they figured it out and finished it with a satisfying ending

                                                        • Aris Filos-Ratsikas
                                                          Aris Filos-Ratsikas  1 months back

                                                          Take Eric Forman off that list. (In the words of Kelso and Fez:) Eric, you are god!

                                                          • Tom Sust
                                                            Tom Sust  1 months back

                                                            barnie ????

                                                            • Valdemar Jessen
                                                              Valdemar Jessen  1 months back

                                                              Watchmojo you have lost your mojo

                                                              • Parsa Dolatabadi
                                                                Parsa Dolatabadi  1 months back

                                                                I what this list to have at list 10k dislikes

                                                                • Parsa Dolatabadi
                                                                  Parsa Dolatabadi  1 months back

                                                                  Cmon what what Barney was a charecter )f fjrjnfidndiedkdidjdndidos didkmssis I’m sorry I’m just too angry for watch mojo bringing Barney on this list

                                                                  • Parsa Dolatabadi
                                                                    Parsa Dolatabadi  1 months back

                                                                    Wait nick miller isssss the spiderman in spiderman in to the spider verse

                                                                    • Parsa Dolatabadi
                                                                      Parsa Dolatabadi  1 months back

                                                                      Nick miller sounds like spiderman in spider man in to the spider verse

                                                                      • Ivan Terrell
                                                                        Ivan Terrell  1 months back

                                                                        I could've done without Fez & Raj! Penny & Howard are reasons I watched, Sheldon was funny too but at times I didn't get.

                                                                        • Subhadip Banerjee
                                                                          Subhadip Banerjee  1 months back

                                                                          Actually Penny and Sheldon was far better than rest of the characters

                                                                          • GOING EASY
                                                                            GOING EASY  1 months back

                                                                            THEY WERE ON A BREAK.... Rachel just couldn't let Ross be happy and move on

                                                                            • Srajesh Tuladhar
                                                                              Srajesh Tuladhar  1 months back

                                                                              When penny cut her hair after season 7, it was NEVER the same again😞

                                                                              • Ivy Blacklake
                                                                                Ivy Blacklake  1 months back

                                                                                Nick Miller, Nick´s always Miller Time. I personally love that character :)

                                                                                • Cody DeLonge
                                                                                  Cody DeLonge  1 months back

                                                                                  Nick Miller I think is the one i disagree with.

                                                                                  • Ju' Ju'
                                                                                    Ju' Ju'  1 months back

                                                                                    Penny ? Barney ??? WHAT THE HELL

                                                                                    • Sven R.
                                                                                      Sven R.  1 months back

                                                                                      What? Ross was the funniest till the end while most of the others seriously declined.

                                                                                      • Adity Dutta
                                                                                        Adity Dutta  1 months back

                                                                                        I still loved Penny's character, even after her marriage. Even Ross's character seemed to be funnier after each of his divorces.

                                                                                        • Paolo Lizano
                                                                                          Paolo Lizano  1 months back

                                                                                          I loved Barney's character development. ❤HIMYM

                                                                                          • Joanne Green
                                                                                            Joanne Green  1 months back

                                                                                            Britta from community got progressively dumber throughout the series, which was disappointing. She went from being complicated and flawed to just plain foolish.

                                                                                            • Jocelyn Mckenzie
                                                                                              Jocelyn Mckenzie  1 months back

                                                                                              I liked Cleveland!

                                                                                              • Olivia Chainey
                                                                                                Olivia Chainey  1 months back

                                                                                                All agreed but Barney. I think Barney got better as he got more details!

                                                                                                • Ian R. Nava Huber
                                                                                                  Ian R. Nava Huber  1 months back

                                                                                                  i DIFFER On Nick Miller, and I kinda agree on Penny (although i will switch her for Bernadette), adn Barney for Robin or Lily (especially after THOSE BETS were revealed)