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12 Times Adding A Character To A Show Worked Well And 11 Times It Didn’t

Basically, every character that's added to Stranger Things is a gem.

Every TV show has its core cast.

But a few seasons in, most shows also like to add in a new character or two.

Sometimes this works super well, and other times it falls flat. Here are 12 times character additions worked, and 11 times they didn't!

SPOILERS AHEAD!

1. Helped: Hook, Once Upon a Time

2. Hurt: Juliet, Lost

3. Helped: Lila, The Umbrella Academy

4. Hurt: Liv, The Vampire Diaries

5. Helped: Erica, Stranger Things

6. Hurt: All the new characters, Once Upon a Time

7. Helped: Ben and Chris, Parks and Recreation

8. Hurt: Ani from 13 Reasons Why

9. Helped: Kira, Teen Wolf

10. Hurt: Andy, The Office

11. Helped: Caleb, Pretty Little Liars

12. Hurt: Soso, Orange Is the New Black

13. Helped: Gus, Breaking Bad

14. Hurt: Malia, Teen Wolf

15. Helped: Robin, Stranger Things

16. Hurt: Felix, One Tree Hill

Felix tells Anna her skirt is too short

17. Helped: Amanda, Revenge

18. Hurt: Paige, Pretty Little Liars

19. Helped: The Originals, The Vampire Diaries

Klaus yelling at Elijah, Rebekah, Finn, and Kol

20. Hurt: Daario, Game of Thrones

21. Helped: Missandei and Greyworm, Game of Thrones

22. Hurt: The New Directioners, Glee

23. Helped: Spike, Buffy the Vampire Slayer