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    26 Tragic Television Characters That Totally Deserved Better

    The general consensus: these characters deserved better.

    We asked the BuzzFeed Community to tell us which television characters are the most tragic in history. Here are the results.

    🚨 Warning: Major spoilers for some TV shows ahead! 🚨

    1. Joyce and Will Byers (Stranger Things)

    2. Lexa (The 100)

    3. Mickey Milkovich (Shameless)

    4. Annalise Keating (How to Get Away With Murder)

    5. Jack Pearson (This is Us)

    6. Meredith Grey (Grey's Anatomy)

    7. Toby Flenderson (The Office)

    8. Lady Edith Crawley (Downton Abbey)

    9. Dean and Sam Winchester (Supernatural)

    10. Bonnie Bennett (The Vampire Diaries)

    11. Jesse Pinkman (Breaking Bad)

    12. Meg Griffin (Family Guy)

    13. Matthew "Rickety Cricket" Mara (It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia)

    14. The Starks (Game of Thrones)

    15. Hannah Baker (13 Reasons Why)

    16. Garry "Jerry"/"Larry"/"Lenny"/"Terry"/"Barry"/"Gerry" Gergich "Gengurch"/"Girgich"/"Gergrench" (Parks and Rec)

    17. Worf (Star Trek)

    18. Merlin (Merlin)

    19. Olivia Benson (Law and Order: SVU)

    20. FitzSimmons (Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D)

    21. BoJack Horseman (BoJack Horseman)

    22. Spencer Reid (Criminal Minds)

    23. Wesley Wyndam-Pryce (Buffy and Angel)

    24. Wallace (The Wire)

    25. Frodo (The End of the F***ing World)

    26. Kenny (South Park)

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

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