11 Character Departures That Ruined The Show And 10 That Actually Made It Better
Good riddance, Mark Brendanawicz and Elena Gilbert.
It happens in every long-running show: Actors want to leave a show, so their characters are written off.
Sometimes, character departures breathe fresh life into the show! But other times, a character's departure is so unwarranted and frustrating that it actually makes you stop watching the show.
Below are 10 times that character exits helped shows, and 11 times they hurt!
Hurt: Allison on Teen Wolf
Helped: Mark on Parks and Recreation
Hurt: Alex on Grey's Anatomy
Helped: Lucas and Peyton on One Tree Hill
Hurt: Coach on New Girl
Helped: Vanessa on Gossip Girl
Hurt: Michael Scott on The Office
Helped: Robb and Catelyn on Game of Thrones
Hurt: All the characters in Once Upon a Time (except Henry and Regina)
Helped: Elena from The Vampire Diaries
Hurt: Derek on Grey's Anatomy
Helped: Ethan on 90210
Hurt: Charlie on Lost
Helped: Beck on You
Hurt: Caleb on Pretty Little Liars
Helped: Skye on 13 Reasons Why
Hurt: Andy on Modern Family
Helped: Mutt on Schitt's Creek
Hurt: Marissa on The O.C.
Helped: Pierce on Community
And, finally, hurt: the Originals on The Vampire Diaries
Did I miss any? What do you think about the examples above? Let me know in the comments!
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