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    28 Times Characters Were Literally Only Killed Off Because The Show Was Ending

    "I'll see you soon, child."

    Character deaths are a part of almost every TV show — but sometimes, they feel totally uneccessary. This is especially true when they happen in the last few episodes of a show — it feels like they're just killing off a character for shock value.

    Here are 28 TV deaths that happened in the last few episodes of a show that still piss off lots of people — including me:

    WARNING: Some of these submissions contain mentions of suicide (in particular, 3 and 24).

    🚨🚨Spoilers ahead!🚨🚨

    1. On How to Get Away with Murder, when both Bonnie and Frank died from gunshot wounds in the same scene:

    Bonnie tries to get Frank to stay with her, then Annalise comes over and realizes Bonnie's been shot too and calls for help and asks Bonnie to stay with her

    2. On Scandal, when Cyrus killed David:

    Cyrus tells David that he's inches away from the Oval/his dream and that David's in his way, then David falls to the floor struggling to breathe, poisoned

    3. On Sons of Anarchy, when Jax killed himself rather than be apprehended by the police:

    Jax riding towards a truck driver with police pursuing him

    4. On Supernatural, when Castiel sacrificed himself to save Dean:

    Cas tells Dean he loves him and Dean tells Cas not to do this - Dean gets sucked into black goo

    5. And then Dean died anyway:

    Sam cries as Dean dies

    6. On Merlin, when Merlin killed Morgana:

    Morgana says no mortal blade can kill her, but then Melin kills her with Excalibur

    7. On Angel, when Wesley died in Illyria's arms:

    Illyria says Wes is moments from death, and he says he knows

    8. On Unforgotten, when Cassie died after getting in a car accident:

    Cassie with a breathing tube in her mouth in the hospital

    9. On The 100, when Clarke killed Bellamy to protect Madi:

    Clarke says, "Don't make me do this," and Bellamy replies that she won't shoot him, but she does and he dies

    10. And then when Madi basically died anyway:

    Clarke holding Madi's face begging her to look at her or say something, saying "my baby"

    11. On Dawson's Creek, when Jen died of a heart condition:

    Jen's grandmother seeing she's dead and holding her, saying she'll see her soon

    12. On Game of Thrones, when Jon stabbed Daenerys after she won the throne:

    Jon holds Daenarys' stabbed body

    13. And when Jaime died with Cersei:

    Jaime tells Cersei nothing else matters then holds her as the tunnel caves in

    14. On Veronica Mars, when Logan died from a car bomb after marrying Veronica:

    Logan smiles at Veronica and gets in the car, then Veronica is thrown from the window by an explosion

    15. On Buffy the Vampire Slayer, when Anya died in a two-second clip:

    Anya getting stabbed and then Xander calling for her on Buffy

    16. On Orange Is the New Black, when Tiffany overdosed falsely thinking she'd failed her GED:

    Taystee screams for help as she finds Tiffany, and we see Tiffany outside fading away

    17. On 13 Reasons Why, when Justin collapsed at prom and died of AIDS:

    Justin collapses at the dance then asks Clay to hold his hand in the hospital

    18. On Sherlock, when Mary died after jumping in front of a bullet for Sherlock:

    Mary tells John he made her so happy and he gave her everything she could've ever wanted

    19. On Breaking Bad, when Andrea was killed in front of Jesse:

    Todd tells Andrea it's nothing personal then shoots her as Jesse watches from the car screaming

    20. On Arrow, when Arrow died to save Barry:

    Oliver tells Mia he loves her and Mia asks "Dad?" as he's dying

    21. On The Vampire Diaries, when a humanity-less Stefan killed Enzo just when he'd found happiness with Bonnie:

    Stefan rips out Enzo's heart and Bonnie cries in shock

    22. On Skins, when Effy's psychiatrist killed Freddie:

    the psychiatrist tells Freddie he can't let him out, and Freddie shouts to get off him as we see blood on the window

    23. On Pretty Little Liars, when it was revealed Alex killed Wren:

    We see Wren in a flashback then Alex tells Spencer that Wren is always close by because she turned his ashes into an eternity stone

    24. On 90210, when it was revealed Silver's baby had died:

    Michaela tells Silver she lost the baby

    25. On Lost, when Jin decided to stay with Sun and die with her rather than go back to their child, who would now be an orphan:

    Jin tells Sun he won't leave her ever again as they drown

    26. And when Sayid died detonating the bomb the same episode:

    Sayid running with the bomb then it explodes

    27. On American Horror Story: Coven, when Misty was stuck in hell:

    Cordelia holds Misty as she's stuck in her own personal hell being forced to dissect a frog

    28. And finally, on The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina, when both versions of Sabrina died:

    both versions of Sabrina lying dead

    Alright, now let's talk about TV deaths that happened in season finales! What other deaths did you feel like just happened for shock value because it was the last episode of a season? Let me know in the comments!

    The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is 1-800-273-8255. Other international suicide helplines can be found at The Trevor Project, which provides help and suicide-prevention resources for LGBTQ youth, is 1-866-488-7386. You can also text TALK to 741741 for free, anonymous 24/7 crisis support in the US and UK from the Crisis Text Line.