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Poll: Butt-Kicking TV Characters

Which of these top-notch fighters, who have appeared in TV series that have premiered in 2005 or later, would YOU most want to have beside you in a dark alley?

After voting, discuss here.

(Characters who possess "superpowers", "magic" or any kind of unrealistically advanced technology do not qualify for this poll.)

Special thanks to Jen, Nikolay and Jose for their contributions to this list.

Make Your Choice

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    Stephen Amell in Arrow (2012)

    Oliver Queen in Arrow
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    Caity Lotz in Legends of Tomorrow (2016)

    Sara Lance in Arrow & Legends of Tomorrow
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    Nikolaj Coster-Waldau in Game of Thrones (2011)

    Jaime Lannister in Game of Thrones
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    Charlie Cox in Daredevil (2015)

    Matt Murdock in Daredevil & The Defenders
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    Jon Bernthal in The Punisher (2017)

    Frank Castle in Daredevil and The Punisher
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    Jonathan Banks in Breaking Bad (2008)

    Mike Ehmantraut in Breaking Bad
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    Jim Caviezel in Person of Interest (2011)

    John Reese in Person of Interest
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    Sarah Shahi in Person of Interest (2011)

    Sameen Shaw in Person of Interest
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    Rupert Friend in Homeland (2011)

    Peter Quinn in Homeland
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    Norman Reedus in The Walking Dead (2010)

    Daryl Dixon in The Walking Dead
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    Sullivan Stapleton in Strike Back (2010)

    Damien Scott in Strike Back
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    Ryan Eggold in The Blacklist (2013)

    Tom Keen in The Blacklist
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    David Mazouz in Gotham (2014)

    Bruce Wayne in Gotham
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    Ben McKenzie in Gotham (2014)

    James Gordon in Gotham
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    Barry Sloane in Revenge (2011)

    Aiden Mathis in Revenge
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    Ryan Kwanten in True Blood (2008)

    Jason Stackhouse in True Blood
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    Marie Avgeropoulos in The 100 (2014)

    Octavia Blake in The 100
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    Maggie Q in Nikita (2010)

    Nikita Mears in Nikita
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    Jaimie Alexander in Blindspot (2015)

    Jane Doe in Blindspot
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    Ming-Na Wen in Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. (2013)

    Melinda May in Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.
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    Piper Perabo in Covert Affairs (2010)

    Annie Walker in Covert Affairs
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    Priyanka Chopra in Quantico (2015)

    Alex Parrish in Quantico

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