20 Times Actors Left Their Roles And Ruined The Whole Series
"The Office absolutely tanked without Steve Carell in Season 8."
It happens all the time: You fall in love with a show, you watch it obsessively, and then one of the cast members announces that they're not coming back the following season.
So when user meyckme asked the good people of Reddit, "What series got ruined because an actor quit the role?" we knew there would be a lot of opinions. Here's what they said:
When Topher Grace left That '70s Show
When Sandra Oh left Grey's Anatomy
When Charlie Sheen left Two and a Half Men
When Yvette Nicole Brown and Donald Glover left Community
When Mischa Barton left The O.C.
When David Duchovny left The X-Files
When Andrew Lincoln left The Walking Dead
When Robert Sheehan left Misfits
When Emmy Rossum left Shameless
When Dan Stevens left Downton Abbey
When Patrick J. Adams left Suits
When Chad Michael Murray and Hilarie Burton left One Tree Hill
When Nina Dobrev left Vampire Diaries
When John Francis Daley left Bones
When Chelsea Peretti left Brooklyn Nine-Nine
When Erinn Hayes left Kevin Can Wait
When basically everyone left Once Upon a Time
When Pauley Perrette left NCIS
When Janet Hubert left The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air
And finally, when Steve Carell left The Office
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