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    21 TV Characters Who Had Such Strong Arcs, They Were Literally Unrecognizable From Who They Were At The Start

    Tired: Loki in every MCU film. Wired: Loki in Loki.

    1. Loki from Loki

    Loki telling Sylvie "all i know is I don't wanna hurt you, I don't want a throne, I just want you to be okay"

    2. Cordelia from Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Angel

    Cordelia is told the only way to keep the visions is to become part demon, and that it will be painful and unpredictable and she'll never be able to lead a human life again, but Cordelia tells him to do it

    3. Wesley from Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Angel

    Wesley tells Willow "I've changed. I've seen a darkness in myself"

    4. Rebecca from Ted Lasso

    5. Sarah Manning from Orphan Black

    6. Zuko from Avatar: The Last Airbender

    Zuko says he thought he wanted honor, but really he was trying to please his father, who was cruel and challenged him to an Agni Kai

    7. Mona from Pretty Little Liars

    8. Alexis from Schitt's Creek

    9. Bonnie Bennett from The Vampire Diaries

    10. Jin from Lost

    11. April from Parks and Recreation

    12. Sansa Stark from Game of Thrones

    13. Walter White from Breaking Bad

    14. Brooke Davis from One Tree Hill

    Brooke says "You want high school Brooke? I have news for you. I am not that girl anymore. There is a lot more to me than just sex"

    15. Steve from Stranger Things

    16. Lydia Martin from Teen Wolf

    Lydia telling Aiden she doesn't want to be with the bad guys, since he helped kill Boyd

    17. Nathan Scott from One Tree Hill

    Haley says she doesn't want Nathan to lose his dream, but he says his dream is her

    18. Caroline Forbes from The Vampire Diaries

    19. Emma Swan from Once Upon a Time

    20. Eleanor Shellstrop from The Good Place

    Eleanor tells Michael "I’m not meant for this! I’m not the freaking savior of the universe. I’m just a girl from Arizona. That’s it. I’m just a normal girl from Arizona"

    21. And finally, Chidi from The Good Place