"She Went From Being Strong And Savvy To A Simpering Little Stereotype" — People Are Sharing The 20 Times A TV Show Ruined A Beloved Character

    "I did begin to get really tired of the writer’s lack of original ideas."

    Recently, we asked people to tell us about a TV show that ruined a character they used to like. Of course, the responses were so good that we decided to round up some of the best ones:

    1. Belle and Rumple — Once Upon a Time

    Belle and Rumplestiltskin from the show 'Once Upon a Time' standing in a forest with a bow and arrow

    2. Lucas — One Tree Hill

    Chad Michael Murray in a grey hoodie, portraying a character in a school hallway scene

    3. Debbie — Shameless

    Woman in a striped tee in a scene from a movie or TV show

    4. Alex Karev — Grey's Anatomy

    TV character, Dr. Alex Karev from the show, in medical attire, standing in a hospital setting

    5. Shane — The L Word

    Woman in a graphic t-shirt and disheveled hair holding a bottle. She portrays a character in a casual indoor setting

    6. Penny — The Big Bang Theory

    Actress in a TV show set, wearing a formal top, with a pensive expression

    7. Rory — Gilmore Girls

    Rory Gilmore of Gilmore Girls in a school hallway wearing a turtleneck and backpack

    8. Deb Morgan — Dexter

    Character from TV show in an office setting, expressing surprise or concern, wearing a striped shirt

    9. Laura — The Mysteries of Laura

    Woman in a blazer and striped top converses with a man in a suit, outdoors on a sunny day

    10. Bellamy Blake — The 100

    Man looking intently at someone off-camera, wearing a casual t-shirt, in a dimly lit room. Scene appears to be from a TV show or movie

    11. Darrin — Bewitched

    Man holding young child, both smiling, in a scene from a classic TV show

    12. Bonnie — The Vampire Diaries

    Woman sitting at a table portraying concern, likely a scene from a TV show or movie

    13. Luke Dunphy — Modern Family

    Person on screen portraying a character, in a white shirt with subtle pattern, expressing surprise or curiosity

    14. Sansa Stark — Game of Thrones

    15. Gina — Brooklyn Nine-Nine

    Woman seated at a desk smiling and holding up a cell phone, portraying the character Gina Linetti from Brooklyn Nine-Nine

    16. Cassie Howard — Euphoria

    Woman portrayed by Sydney Sweeney looks pensive in a grocery store aisle

    17. Andy Bernard — The Office US

    18. Daenerys Targaryen — Game of Thrones

    Daenerys Targaryen from "Game of Thrones" with a brooch on her attire

    19. Jim — The Office US

    Man in suit with tie smiling at the camera, seated indoors, plant and blinds in background

    20. Miranda — And Just Like That

    Actress with short hair in a dark top holding papers, looking to the side with a slight smile in a scene

    Do you have anything else to add? Let us know in the comments below!

    Note: All submissions have been edited for length and/or clarity.