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    "The Show Could Never Quite Recover Without Him": People Are Sharing The Character Departures That Ruined The TV Show For Them

    "George O'Malley from Grey's Anatomy was funny, sweet, a best friend to all, and ridiculously great at his job and with patients. Poor George deserved better!"

    We recently asked the BuzzFeed Community which TV characters were written off the show too soon. Here are some of the characters fans who wish had stuck around longer (plus a few of my own additions):

    🚨 Spoilers ahead, including for House of the Dragon and Stranger Things!!! πŸš¨

    1. Andy from Modern Family

    closeup of a man and woman in glee

    2. Laena from House of the Dragon

    a man kneeling down in front of a woman

    3. Lexa from The 100

    closeup of a woman holding a large weapon

    4. Eddie from Stranger Things

    long-haired teen saying this year is different

    5. George from Grey's Anatomy

    man and woman having a conversation on the beach

    6. Casey Parker from Grey's Anatomy

    man in a hospital gown sitting on the floor

    7. Peach from YOU

    character saying, male energy in her healing space is not optimal

    8. Nathan from Misfits

    9. Jess from Gilmore Girls

    man and a woman talking

    10. Dave from Gilmore Girls

    close up of a guy outside talking to a woman

    11. Maya from Pretty Little Liars

    two women talking and then saying i love you to each other

    12. Zack from Bones

    closeup of the character with a name badge

    13. Catelyn Stark from Game of Thrones

    14. Colin Zabel from Mare of Easttown

    close up of a man pointing a gun

    15. Tori from Degrassi: The Next Generation

    closeup of a teen wearing a tiara

    16. Peyton and Lucas from One Tree Hill

    a couple sitting in the car saying to run away together

    17. Keith from One Tree Hill

    closeup of a guy aiming his gun at another

    18. Mark from Parks and Recreation

    closeup of the character with his arms crossed

    19. Luke from The O.C.

    two teens talking

    20. Vanessa from Party of Five (2020)

    closeup of the character saying he wants more in life

    21. Adrian from Brooklyn Nine-Nine

    closeup of a man handing a file over to a woman

    22. And finally: Rayna from The Vampire Diaries

    closeup of the character aiming her gun

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

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