31 TV Characters Whose Deaths Were Super Unnecessary And Kind Of Ruined The Whole Show

    The 100 was the king of unnecessary TV character deaths.

    We recently asked the BuzzFeed Community to tell us which TV character deaths totally didn't have to happen. Here are some of the best reponses:

    🚨 There are MASSIVE spoilers ahead and mentions of sexual assault and suicide. 🚨

    1. First, on 13 Reasons Why, when Justin Foley finally got his life together, but in the series finale, it was revealed he was diagnosed with HIV/AIDS and he died.

    Justin is scared in the hospital bed and asks his friend to hold his hand

    2. On The 100, when Lexa and Clarke finally slept together, but then, Lexa was killed by a stray bullet moments later.

    as she's dying she says there is more to life than just surviving

    3. On The 100, when Jasper decided he didn't want to survive the death wave heading towards them and he poisoned himself before dying in Monty's arms.

    Monty finds out that Jasper poisoned himself and tells him he'll never forgive him and not to leave him like this

    4. On The 100, when Clarke shockingly shot and killed Bellamy while she was trying to protect Madi and the rest of their friends.

    Clarke shoots Bellamy even after he tells her that the human race is at stake

    5. On Veronica Mars, when the revival season ended with Logan getting blown up right when he and Veronica were finally happy.

    Veronica gets the blown back from the explosion of Logan's car

    6. On Killing Eve, when Villanelle was shot and killed during the series finale while protecting Eve, and only moments after she and Eve finally kissed for the first time.

    the two hug as Villanelle gets shot

    7. On Orange Is the New Black, when Poussey died after CO Bayley restrained her while she was trying to calm Suzanne down during a protest in the cafeteria.

    Poussey on the floor as another character screams in agony for losing her

    8. On Orange Is the New Black, when Pennsatucky died of a drug overdose after she wasn't allowed extra time while taking the GED exam she spent the entire final season studying for. Worst of all? She had passed.

    Pennsatucky found dead and then the ghost of her fading away from the prison

    9. On Buffy the Vampire Slayer, when Tara was killed by a stray bullet while Warren Mears was trying to hurt Buffy.

    Tara getting hit by a stray bullet and not realizing until she looks at Buffy's splattered shirt

    10. On Buffy the Vampire Slayer, when Anya was stabbed during the final battle in the series finale.

    Anya being stabbed and the others saying that she died saving another life

    11. On The Walking Dead, when Carl was bitten by a walker after saving a new survivor, and Rick and Michonne just had to sit back and watch him die.

    Carl fades away as they say their I love you's

    12. On Supernatural, when Dean died during the series finale while on a pretty typical hunting job with Sam.

    Dean asking Sam to tell him it'll be okay while he knows he's dying

    13. On Supernatural, when Castiel saved Dean's life by finally experiencing true happiness and saying that he loved him, only to die when he was consumed by the Empty seconds later.

    Castiel saying goodbye to Dean

    14. On Criminal Minds, when Maeve was abducted by Diane, and just when Reid thought he had convinced Diane to spare Maeve, she killed herself and then Maeve.

    both Diane and Maeve dead after Reid failed to bargain his life instead

    15. On Once Upon a Time, when Hades was about to kill Regina using an Olympian Crystal, but Robin jumped in front of her at the last second and died.

    Robin jumping in front of Regina to save her

    16. On Chicago Fire, when Shay was suddenly killed after being struck by a collapsing pipe during an explosion inside a building.

    Shay lies dead in a pile of rubble as others try to get her up

    17. On The Originals, when Hayley went missing for a majority of the final season, only to die while protecting Hope when she finally returned.

    Hayley being burned to save Hope

    18. On The Originals, when Elijah decided to die alongside his brother Klaus during the series finale.

    Elijah says it was his honor to Klaus before they both turn to stone

    19. On Money Heist/La Casa de Papel, when Tokyo sacrificed herself so Denver, Rio, and the rest of the team could escape Gandia and his men.

    Tokyo telling her family to go so that she can protect them

    20. On On My Block, when Oscar, aka Spooky, was about to leave and start a new life with his family, only for him to be shot and killed while moving out of town.

    Oscar gets shot and someone cries for help

    21. On The Last Kingdom, when Thyra realized that she was going to die in a fire set by Tidman, so she stabbed herself with her own blade.

    stabbing herself while in the burning house

    22. On South of Nowhere, when Clay was unnecessarily killed during a drive-by shooting at King High's prom.

    someone asks Paula where Clay is and he's seen rushed into the hospital on a bed

    23. On Bones, when Sweets suffered massive internal trauma while fighting off his attackers, and Booth and Bones couldn't save him.

    Booth telling Sweets not to talk and that he's going to be fine as he slowly dies

    24. On Grey's Anatomy, when George was hit by a bus while trying to save someone's life, and he never got the chance to realize his dream of becoming a surgeon in the army.

    George writing "Double 0 7" on Meredith's hand

    25. On Grey's Anatomy, when Lexie was crushed underneath a plane during the plane crash that stranded Meredith, Derek, Mark, Cristina, and Arizona in the wilderness.

    Mark telling Lexie that she can't die because they're meant to be together

    26. On Downton Abbey, when Sybil suddenly died right after giving birth to her and Tom's daughter.

    Tom telling Sybil to breathe after giving birth and noticing something's wrong

    27. On Girl From Nowhere, when Nanno was stabbed numerous times by Waan right at the end of the Season 2 finale.

    Nanno saying that human iniquity is too complicated and love can be used as an excuse for selfishness

    28. On The Vampire Diaries, when Stefan brutally ripped Enzo's heart out, just when he was finally going to get his happy ending with Bonnie.

    Bonnie screams as Enzo dies in front of her

    29. On The Vampire Diaries, when Tyler begged Damon, who was being controlled by Sybil, to not kill him because no one would ever forgive him if he did, and just when Tyler thought he was escaping, Damon ripped into his throat.

    Tyler tells Damon to go ahead and kill him because Damon will end up being hated for it

    30. On Teen Wolf, when Allison died in Scott's arms after being stabbed by an Oni and saving Lydia.

    She says it's ok she's dying in the arms of Scott, the person she'll always love

    31. And finally, on Game of Thrones, when Daenerys was stabbed by Jon Snow shortly after burning King's Landing to the ground and trying to take the Iron Throne.

    Jon snow kisses her and then stabs her

    We can't fit everyone into one post, so which other TV character deaths do you think were totally unnecessary? Tell us in the comments below!

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