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    24 TV Characters Who Weren’t In Season 1, But Made Their Show Infinitely Better

    "Eddie Munson has my whole heart."

    We asked the BuzzFeed Community which TV characters added after Season 1 made their shows immediately better. Here's what they said:

    🚨Warning: There are MASSIVE spoilers ahead!🚨

    1. Simone Ashley as Kate Sharma from Bridgerton

    Ashley in character

    2. Andrew Scott as The Priest from Fleabag

    the priest

    3. Giancarlo Esposito as Gus Fring on Breaking Bad

    Gus threatening Walter White

    4. Joseph Quinn as Eddie Munson on Stranger Things

    Eddie hugging dustin outside

    5. Misha Collins as Castiel from Supernatural

    Misha talking on the phone

    6. Noah Reid as Patrick Brewer from Schitt's Creek

    Noah telling David he loves him

    7. Danny DeVito as Frank Reynolds on It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia

    Frank wearing a wig in an art gallery

    8. Maya Hawke as Robin Buckley on Stranger Things

    Robin talking to steve in the bathroom

    9. Scott Michael Foster as Nathaniel Plimpton III on Crazy Ex-Girlfriend

    close up of Nathanial talking

    10. Ice-T as Fin Tutuola on Law and Order: Special Victims Unit

    Fin at his desk

    11. Paget Brewster as Emily Prentiss on Criminal Minds

    close up of Emily talking

    12. Katie McGrath as Lena Luthor on Supergirl

    close up of Lena

    13. Kerr Smith as Jack McPhee on Dawson's Creek

    Jake in a classroom reading

    14. Eliza Dushku as Faith Lehane on Buffy the Vampire Slayer


    15. Sadie Sink as Max Mayfield on Stranger Things

    max at a gravestone during the day

    16. Keith David as Elroy Patashnik from Community

    Elroy talking outside

    17. Nasim Pedrad as Aly Nelson on New Girl

    Aly at her police desk

    18. Chris Wood as Kai Parker on The Vampire Diaries

    Kai talking about crying

    19. Colin O'Donoghue as Killian Jones/Captain Hook on Once Upon a Time

    killian kissing another character

    20. Jon Bernthal as Frank Castle/Punisher on Daredevil

    frank in court

    21. Adam Scott and Rob Lowe as Ben Wyatt and Chris Traeger on Parks and Recreation

    ben and chris at a desk

    22. Varun Saranga as Jeremy Chetri from Wynonna Earp

    jeremy holding a large bowl

    23. Bob Odenkirk as Saul Goodman on Breaking Bad

    saul talking with other characters

    24. And finally, Joseph Morgan and Daniel Gillies as Klaus and Elijah Mikaelson on The Vampire Diaries

    elijah and klaus talking to each other

    Note: Submissions have been edited for length/clarity.

    We obviously can't fit them all in one post, but in the comments, tell us about YOUR favorite characters who didn't appear in Season 1.