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    23 TV Moments So Ridiculously Stressful, People Watched Them With Their Fingers Over Their Eyes

    I'm sweating just READING these.

    A while back, we rounded up some of the most stressful TV moments of all time — and now we're back with more great submissions from y'all! Here are 23 more incredibly stressful TV scenes people just can't seem to get through.


    Also, WARNING: Some submissions contain topics of assault and violence.

    1. On ER, when Doug had to rescue a boy from a storm drain as the water rose:

    Doug tells the kid "I'm gonna get you out of here, alright? I promise you that"

    2. On 911: Lone Star, when a woman was trapped in a food truck filled with scorpions as lava slowly approached the truck:

    girl in food truck says the lava is getting closer then asks if she's going to die

    3. On Riverdale, when Betty and Veronica were forced to play a game of Spin the Bottle where one of the cups contained lethal poison:

    Veronica watches as Betty drinks from the chalice

    4. On Outlander, when Roger was hung and you didn't know whether he survived:

    Roger is hung then on the ground people try to revive him

    5. On Criminal Minds, when Hotch's wife, Haley, was murdered while he was on the phone with her knowing it was about to happen:

    Haley asks Hotch to promise to tell their son how they met and how he made her laugh so he knows Hotch wasn't always this serious and believes in love, as it's the most important thing

    6. On Buffy the Vampire Slayer, when Spike confronted Buffy and then tried to assault her in the bathroom:

    Spike says "you still feel it," "you love me," and "i know you feel it too" as he tries to pull Buffy in

    7. On Stranger Things, when Eleven pulled a piece of the Mind Flayer from inside her leg:

    Eleven screams as she uses her powers to pull out the piece

    8. On The West Wing, when two shooters fired at the crowd in the Season 1 finale, and you didn't know who'd been shot:

    two shooters fire as the secret service pulls the president into a car and someone yells "who's been hit?"

    9. On Monk, when he and Troy were buried alive:

    trapped underground and surrounded by sand in a car, Monk bangs at the door

    10. On Eye Candy, when Lindy was drugged and kidnapped then woke up tied up and gagged, and her attacker began heating up an iron to brand her:

    Lindy tied up and gagged

    11. On Chicago Fire, when the building exploded with members of the team inside and the chief kept yelling into the radio for someone to respond, but no one did:

    there's an explosion that knocks the Chief down - he then yells into his radio for the team to report, but no one does

    12. On Law & Order SVU, when Olivia searches for the girl who claims she's being kept in a room by her abuser, but then Olivia discovers she's been buried alive:

    Olivia digs for the girl and finds her

    13. On Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., when Jemma and Fitz realized one of them was the LMD:

    Fitz yells that it's not him, but Jemma says it has to be one of them

    14. On Dexter, when Trinity meets Dexter:

    Trinity looks at Dexter's badge and says "Hello, dexter morgan"

    15. On Lost, when Ben tries to buy time as Keamy threatens to shoot Alex:

    Keamy says he'll kill Alex if Ben doesn't come out of the house, and Ben tells Alex he has everything under control

    16. On Game of Thrones, when the Dothraki charged at the White Walkers and all their torches went out:

    the Dothraki charge, then all their lights go out as Daenerys and Jon watch in horror

    17. On Lost, when Jack woke up in the jungle and walked back to the plane wreckage in the pilot:

    Jack wakes up and discovers the plane wreckage

    18. On CSI: Miami, when Ryan is shown with a nail in his eye, and then it flashes back to before it happened:

    19. On The Walking Dead, when the Governor stalked Andrea:

    Andrea hiding with the Governor behind her

    20. On The Walking Dead, when Carl had to kill his mom:

    Carl kisses his mom then shoots her as Maggie hears the shot

    21. On Once Upon a Time when Pan possessed Henry and then everyone kept telling their secrets to him without knowing it was Pan:

    one of Pan's men realizes it's him and Pan (as Henry) says "now...let's play"

    22. On NCIS, when Gibbs' car was trapped underwater:

    Tony swims down to save Gibbs in a car filled iwth water

    23. And finally, just the entirety of the Buffy the Vampire Slayer episode "Hush":

    a man soundlessly screams as the gentlemen prepare to cut his heart out

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