18 Dumb — And I Mean DUMB — Decisions Characters Made On TV Shows


    We recently asked the BuzzFeed Community to tell us about a time when a TV character made a really, really dumb decision. Here are some of the choices that seriously pissed fans off:

    Warning: Spoilers ahead!!!

    1. First, when Luther locked Vanya in the bunker on The Umbrella Academy.

    2. When Emily dated Paige after Paige tried to drown her on Pretty Little Liars.

    Paige shoves Emily's head under water, they later kiss

    3. When the Liars didn't just go to the police the second A started terrorizing them on Pretty Little Liars.

    the Liars at Alison's funeral in pilot

    4. When Clarke shot and killed Bellamy over a sketchbook that she didn't even get back on The 100.

    Clarke shoots Bellamy

    5. When Schmidt dated Cece and Elizabeth at the same time on New Girl.

    Schmidt tells Cece he's been cheating on her

    6. When Sabrina brought Tommy back from the dead even though Ambrose warned her it was a bad idea on Chilling Adventures of Sabrina.

    7. When Jaime left Brienne on Game of Thrones.

    8. When Carrie cheated on Aidan with Big on Sex and the City.

    Carrie cheats on Aidan

    9. When Rory stole a boat, dropped out of Yale, and stopped speaking to her mom on Gilmore Girls.

    Rory tells her mom she's not going back to Yale

    10. When Luke didn't tell Lorelai he had a secret daughter from a previous relationship on Gilmore Girls.

    Lorelai: "That's a hell of a long time to go without telling me," Luke: "I know, I should have told you"

    11. When Serena married Dan after finding out he was Gossip Girl on Gossip Girl.

    Serena calls Gossip Girl a "love letter"

    12. When Derek stopped in the middle of a busy street to pick up his cellphone, causing him to get hit by a truck and die on Grey's Anatomy.

    Derek answering cell phone and about to get hit

    13. When Andy randomly ghosted on Erin and everyone for months to go sailing, and then quit his job to be a celebrity on The Office.

    Andy and Erin

    14. When Lucas drunkenly got a tattoo on One Tree Hill.

    Lucas: "it's an ancient symbol for fun," Keith: "Oh really? Because I thought it was for freakin' fool"

    15. When Toby leaked confidential information about the military space shuttle on The West Wing.

    Toby tells CJ he's behind the leak

    16. When Scott trusted Theo over Stiles, his best friend, on Teen Wolf.

    Stiles begs Scott to believe him

    17. When Asher gave the team's playbook to their biggest rival because he was mad about being suspended from the homecoming game on All American.

    Asher says he made a mistake in a moment of weakness, Jordan: "How many times are you gonna sue that sorry-ass excuse?"

    18. And finally, literally every single thing Archie does on Riverdale.

    Archie takes plea deal for murder he didn't commit

    Reminder that I, Kelly Martinez, do not necessarily endorse all of these opinions!!!

    Note: Submissions have been edited for length and/or clarity. Not all entries were from Community users.