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    People Are Sharing The Characters Whose Deaths Were Totally Avoidable, And It's Pretty Darn Funny

    "He should've just taken the L and gone home."

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    You ever had a character die, and you just sat there like, "This did not have to happen?!"

    BBC

    If only the characters in horror movies could hear me yelling at the TV...

    Well, it seems to be a pretty common experience — because when Reddit user u/buckpee recently asked the question, "Which movie character had the MOST avoidable death?" people replied with more than just movie characters. Here are just some of the best responses:

    1. Syndrome from The Incredibles

    Pixar

    "He didn't have to wear a cape."

    u/Lord_Magnus_IV

    2. The henchman from Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery

    New Line Cinema

    3. Bob from Stranger Things

    Netflix

    "He was too smart to stop and celebrate prematurely like that. You're telling me he put one normal door between himself and literal monsters, and was like, 'Phew, this seems like a safe place to stand around.'"

    u/tramb0poline

    4. Merlin from Kingsman: The Golden Circle

    20th Century Fox

    "Eggsy had one goddamn job"

    u/Springtrap2019

    5. Jonathan Kent from Man of Steel

    Warner Bros.

    u/3D_Idiot

    "A fucking tornado that came out of nowhere, where all they had to do was turn around and drive the other way really fast — instead of driving right into it? Like could you pick ANY other disaster to kill him off?

    u/DC4MVP

    6. Bill Murray in Zombieland

    Sony

    "Though he had a nice four-gun salute."

    u/disconnecty

    7. Detective Christopher Danson and Detective P.K. Highsmith in The Other Guys.

    Sony

    "'Aim for the bushes.' Why?"

    u/iFardedAndShidded669

    8. Sirius Black in Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

    Warner Bros.

    "That whole book could have been skipped if Harry trusted his friends, took a breather, and stopped being an angsty asshole — aka Harry Potter and How Opening Your Godfather’s Gift Would Have Saved You a Ton of Trouble."

    u/rocksandlsd

    9. Hedwig from Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

    Warner Bros.

    "Just let her fly to the destination, she’s a BIRD!"

    u/SailorKittyTheFirst

    10. Theon from Game of Thrones

    HBO

    "Bran is omniscient and knew that Arya would be there to save the day in like two minutes, but he still let Theon sacrifice himself for no reason other than redemption — which he already achieved by this point."

    u/Viiibrations

    11. Mike from Breaking Bad

    AMC

    "Like he said, he could have just got the names from Lydia."

    u/discostud1515

    12. Quicksilver in Avengers: Age of Ultron

    Marvel

    u/Spade_it_bro

    "So let me get this straight, you can run at super speed and apparently have super strength capable of destroying robots — yet you aren’t strong enough to pick up a dude and some kid?"

    u/Dominator0211

    13. Padme from Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith

    Disney

    "She really didn't have to go to Mustafar over that shit. She could've waited for him to get back."

    u/Cubsfan630

    14. King Candy from Wreck-It Ralph

    Disney

    "Like, dude: Don't bully the brainwashed rightful heir, you idiot."

    u/TheRealPyroGothNerd

    15. And finally, Gaston from Beauty and the Beast

    Disney

    "He should've just taken the L and gone home."

    u/booksoverpp

    Is there a character whose death you think could have been easily avoided? LMK in the comments!

    Note: Submissions have been edited for length and clarity.

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