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    24 Lovable Horror Characters Who Should Have Lived

    Who doesn't wish these fan favorites didn't get the (literal) axe?

    Before we begin, yes, there will be SPOILERS below, so read at your own risk!

    Let's face it: Eddie Munson fever is running wild in the pop culture conversation these days, with the consensus being that we wish we would have had more time with Hawkins' resident metalhead.

    1. Eddie Munson, Stranger Things

    Joseph Quinn as Eddie Munson in "Stranger Things"

    2. Kate, Fear Street Part One: 1994

    Julia Rehwald as Kate in "Fear Street"

    3. Alice, Fear Street Part Two: 1978

    Ryan Simpkins as Alice in "Fear Street"

    4. Derek Feldman, Scream 2

    Neve Campbell and Jerry O'Connell in "Scream 2"

    5. Glenn Rhee, The Walking Dead

    Steven Yeun as Glen Rhee in "The Walking Dead"

    6. J.C., Night of the Creeps

    Steve Marshall and Jason Lively in "Night of the Creeps"

    7. Christine Brown, Drag Me to Hell

    Alison Lohman in "Drag Me to Hell"

    8. Sang-Hwa, Train to Busan

    Ma Dong-Seok in "Train to Busan"

    9. Helen Shivers, I Know What You Did Last Summer

    Sarah Michelle Gellar in "I Know What You Did Last Summer"

    10. Ben, Night of the Living Dead

    Duane Jones in "Night of the Living Dead"

    11. Anya Jenkins, Buffy the Vampire Slayer

    Emma Caulfield and Nicolas Brendon in "Buffy the Vampire Slayer"

    12. Sheriff Hassan, Midnight Mass

    Rahul Kohli in "Midnight Mass"

    13. Taryn White, A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors

    Jennifer Rubin and Robert Englund in "A Nightmare on Elm Street 3"

    14. Annie Brackett, Rob Zombie's Halloween II

    Danielle Harris as Annie Brackett in "Rob Zombie's Halloween II"

    15. Private "Spoon" Witherspoon, Dog Soldiers

    Darren Morfitt in "Dog Soldiers"

    16. Ollie Weeks, The Mist

    Thomas Jane, Chris Owen and Toby Jones in "The Mist"

    17. Sam, Green Room

    Alia Shawkat in "Green Room"

    18. Frankenstein's Monster, The Monster Squad

    Tom Noona and Ashley Bank in "The Monster Squad"

    19. Dennis Rafkin, Thirteen Ghosts

    Matthew Lillard in "Thirteen Ghosts"

    20. Ludwig Dieter, Army of the Dead

    Matthias Schweighofer in "Army of the Dead"

    21. Roach, The People Under the Stairs

    Sean Whalen in "The People Under the Stairs"

    22. Billy Freeman, Doctor Sleep

    Mike Flanagan, Ewan McGregor and Cliff Curtis on the set of "Doctor Sleep"

    23. Evil Ed, Fright Night

    Stephen Geoffreys in "Fright Night"

    24. Bob Newby, Stranger Things

    Bob Newby in "Stranger Things"