Evil twins are a staple in pop culture, but who are our favourites? Find out right here!

On the dump world of Wrath, identical twins are feared – only one will grow up human, while the other becomes a condemned monster with ‘twisted’ blood. But Eugene Lambert isn’t the first to include an evil twin.

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Here are some of our favourites!

Hans Romoray from ‘Friends’

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We’re starting off with what is clearly the best evil twin in all of pop culture: Hans Romoray, the evil twin of Joey Tribiani. If you’re thinking, ‘Huh? Joey doesn’t have a twin!’ Remind yourself with this glorious snippet:

Vampire Willow from ‘Buffy the Vampire Slayer’

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After Cordelia makes a wish that Buffy had never come to Sunnydale, the town suddenly falls under the dominion of the Master. It’s a really cool look at what may have happened to Willow and Xander without Buffy. Plus, Vamp Willow managed to coin a catchphrase in only one episode – “Bored now”.

Katherine from ‘The Vampire Diaries’


The first love of the Salvatore brothers isn’t one to be messed with. Elena’s evil twin Katherine is manipulative, spiteful, tricky, and we can’t help but love her a little bit! In the series, evil twins are actually called doppelgangers and they’re less like twins and more like copies of each other throughout time. They also have all sorts of weird mystical properties…

Katrina from ‘Sabrina the Teenage Witch’


The Spellman family has a secret – every member of the family has a twin. When Sabrina goes to meet Katrina, they are put through a series of tests to determine who is evil, and it’s starting to look pretty bad for poor Sabrina…

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Written by Sophie Waters

Sophie is the Head of Commercial at Maximum Pop! Having studied English Lit and Creative Writing at Bath Spa University, she came to MP! to satisfy her passion for books. Sophie is a diehard Hufflepuff and feminist. She's also a huge cat lover, and can often be found rocking her socks off at a gig.

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