On tonight’s brand new Maron, Marc’s journey back from addiction and storage locker-dwelling takes him directly to his ex-wife (played by the hilarious Maggie Wheeler). Maggie is of course famous for playing Janice from Friends, one of pop culture’s most infamous exes. While the exes in our list below may have wreaked havoc on their former paramours, we have to admit they’re pretty entertaining. We don’t want to meet them on Tinder, but we can’t stop watching them.
5. Mystery Woman, Blues Brothers
Jake Elwood’s ex-fiancee (played by Carrie Fisher) is a romantic Terminator: wielding an ever-increasing arsenal of weapons, she will not stop until she takes out our heroes. She doesn’t just want to delete Jake’s number — she wants to delete him.
4. Alex, Fatal Attraction
Alex Forrest (Glenn Close) has a hot weekend with co-worker Dan Gallagher (Michael Douglas). But when the happily married man tries to put their one-night stand behind him, she goes to terrifying lengths to claim him back. Let’s just say no bunnies come out of this one unscathed.
3. David, Fear
Mark Wahlberg’s intense hunk sweeps Nicole (Reese Witherspoon) off her feet, but soon turns murderous when she breaks up with him. Wahlberg is pretty scary as the literal ex from hell, and he doesn’t even drop any rhymes.
2. Gideon, Scott Pilgrim vs. The World
Ramona’s seven evil exes gang up to make Scott’s life a grueling gauntlet, but it’s Gideon (Jason Schwartzman) who has her under his control. It takes Scott realizing his mistakes and teaming up with both Ramona and Knives to take out Gideon. And that haircut is just the worst. What did Ramona ever see in Gideon, anyway?
1. Janice, Friends
With her knack for turning up at the perfect moment, Chandler’s on again/off again girlfriend is the epitome of the ex who just won’t go away. But OH MY GOD is she the kind of character we love to hate.
Watch what happens when Marc meets his ex-wife in a clip from tonight’s brand new Maron: