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Posted on Dec 11, 2015

15 Beloved TV Shows We Said Goodbye To In 2015

Of course, Netflix could bring any of these back at any moment, because mortality is now a myth.

"Death doesn't discriminate between the sinners and the saints; it takes, and it takes, and it takes." So goes "Wait For It" from Lin-Manuel Miranda's Hamilton, and so went the 2015 TV season. We've lost a lot of good shows this year, friends. Join us in saying goodbye.

AMC / NBC / The CW

1. Parks And Recreation

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"Don't cry because it's over. Smile because it happened." — Unknown

2. Mad Men

AMC

"The passing of the years awakens in our hearts the cry for permanence." — F.B. Meyer

3. Hannibal

NBC

“Love never dies a natural death. It dies because we don't know how to replenish its source. It dies of blindness and errors and betrayals. It dies of illness and wounds; it dies of weariness, of witherings, of tarnishings.” — Anaïs Nin, The Four-Chambered Heart

4. America's Next Top Model

The CW

"Cowards die many times before their deaths: The valiant never taste of death but once. — William Shakespeare

5. Colbert Report

Comedy Central

"It's the circle of life, and it moves us all, through despair and hope, through faith and love, 'till we find our place, on the path unwinding." — Tim Rice, The Lion King

6. The Daily Show With Jon Stewart

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“If you gave someone your heart and they died, did they take it with them? Did you spend the rest of forever with a hole inside you that couldn't be filled?” — Jodi Picoult, Nineteen Minutes

7. The Late Show With David Letterman

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“'Don't think of it as dying,' said Death. 'Just think of it as leaving early to avoid the rush.” — Terry Pratchett and Neil Gaiman, Good Omens

8. The League

FX

“It's the emptiest and yet the fullest of all human messages: 'Good-bye.” – Kurt Vonnegut, Bluebeard

9. Mythbusters

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“You only live twice: Once when you're born, and once when you look death in the face.” — Ian Fleming, You Only Live Twice

10. Kroll Show

Comedy Central

"Goodbye, my almost lover. Goodbye, my hopeless dream." – Fine Frenzy, "Almost Lover"

11. Nurse Jackie

Showtime

“Death – the last sleep? No, it is the final awakening.” – Sir Walter Scott

12. The Soup

E!

“To the well-organized mind, death is but the next great adventure.” - J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone

13. Cougar Town

TBS

"Our memories of yesterday will last a lifetime. We’ll take the best, forget the rest, and someday will find that these are the best of times.” – Styx, "The Best Of Times"

14. Glee

Fox

"The song is ended, but the melody lingers on..."Irving Berlin

15. Parenthood

NBC

“The last enemy that shall be destroyed is death.” — 1 Corinthians 15:26

Goodbye, friends. It's been real.

NBC

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