The most lovable grumps in TV and film
Eeyore, ‘Winnie the Pooh’ franchise -
Despite his glum demeanor, Eeyore has always been one of the most beloved of Winnie the Pooh's companions.
Grumpy, ‘Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs’ (1937) - In this Disney classic, the appropriately named Grumpy is the last of the dwarfs to be won over by Snow White's charms.
Squidward, ‘SpongeBob SquarePants’ - Squidward is the grumpy neighbor of the almost unbearably cheerful SpongeBob.
The Grinch, ‘How the Grinch Stole Christmas’ (2000) - The Grinch is like a modern version of Ebenezer Scrooge, as Christmas cheer seems to be the bane of his existence.
Sadness, ‘Inside Out’ (2015) -
This 2015 Disney movie features a range of characters that represent the various emotions that exist inside a young girl's mind.
Frank Costanza, ‘Seinfeld’ -
Frank Costanza, played by the late Jerry Stiller, is George's crotchety father in 'Seinfeld.'
April Ludgate, 'Parks and Recreation' -
April Ludgate, payed by Aubrey Plaza (right), is a teen who begins working at the Parks and Recreation department as an intern.
Sherlock Holmes, 'Sherlock Holmes' -
In his many representations on the big and small screen, Sherlock Holmes is a rather alienating character.
Hades, 'Hercules' (1997) - Hades is the evil uncle of the heroic Hercules and plots his downfall throughout the movie.
Oscar the Grouch, 'Sesame Street' -
This list wouldn't be complete without Oscar the Grouch, who lives in a trash can on 'Sesame Street.'
'A Man Called Otto' (2022) -
One of Hollywood's most beloved nice guys, Mr. Tom Hanks, plays grumpy widower Otto Anderson in this 2022 dramedy.
Dr. Cox, ‘Scrubs’ -
Dr. Cox is the drill sergeant of the ER in 'Scrubs,' and the grudging mentor to young trainee doctor John Dorian, played by Zach Braff.
Manny, ‘Ice Age’ film series -
Manny the grumpy mammoth is a loner who wants to migrate in peace, but he's joined by a number of other characters who irritate him constantly.