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    19 TV Show Cliffhangers That Were So Shocking They Made Us Audibly Gasp

    SPOILERS AHEAD, BABES!

    We recently asked the BuzzFeed Community which TV show cliffhanger made them audibly gasp. Here are some of the best responses. WARNING: Massive spoilers ahead!

    1. When Eleanor realised they were in The Bad Place in the season one finale of The Good Place.

    NBC

    "Right after Eleanor exclaims 'this is The Bad Place' and you hear Michael's evil laugh, it's just so chilling! Then the note Eleanor writes to herself makes the cliffhanger that much more complex."

    –ahsoka400

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    NBC

    2. When Michael came back from the dead during the season four ending of Jane the Virgin.

    The CW

    "Jane was so destroyed when he died, rebuilt her life with Raphael, and then BOOM. I screamed at the TV."

    –allyh4e28e0f4d

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    The CW

    3. When Mr. Burns was shot in the sixth season of The Simpsons.

    FOX

    "My friends and I weren't hardcore fanatics of TV tropes at the time, but we rewatched the episode so many times trying to get subtle hints as to who the shooter was."

    –scottaaronm

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    FOX

    4. When Matthew was unexpectedly killed in a car crash during Downton Abbey’s Christmas Day special.

    ITV

    "I was already surprised they killed off Sybil, and then literally two or three episodes later they killed him off, right after George was born. I was shocked, I never thought he would be one of the characters they'd kill off."

    –glencoco1

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    ITV

    5. Or how about in The Vampire Diaries, when Bonnie and Damon were trapped after The Other Side collapsed?

    The CW

    "I think I actually screamed out loud at the ending of that episode."

    –arianakrekoski

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    The CW

    6. Who could forget the time Amy broke up with Sheldon via video call in The Big Bang Theory?

    CBS

    "Sheldon opened his desk drawer and said, 'what am I going to do with this now?' as he brought out an engagement ring. My mum and I both openly cried and felt so sorry for him."

    –wendybird13

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    CBS

    7. In Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D, when Simmons was sucked into the monolith.

    ABC

    "We didn't know where she was or if she was alive."

    –jillmherren

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    ABC

    8. When Daenerys rose out of the ashes in the season one finale of Game of Thrones.

    HBO

    "Yeah, there were way wilder things that happened on Game of Thrones but it was in that very moment that I became absolutely HOOKED."

    –nikkilad23

    9. That intense scene when Jake and Rosa got arrested at the bank in Brooklyn Nine-Nine.

    NBC

    "It was super unexpected."

    –anyaak101

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    NBC

    10. When Ben came back as a member of the Sparrow Academy, during the The Umbrella Academy's season two finale.

    Netflix

    "I was so sad when his character died, so seeing him return – I legit gasped!"

    –missmargo

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    Netflix

    11. Let's not forget the Grey's Anatomy season five finale when we didn't know George and Izzie's fate.

    ABC

    "The season five finale of Grey's Anatomy was SO shocking."

    –g_bernie

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    ABC

    12. The fifth episode of WandaVision had us all shaking in our boots when Quicksilver appeared out of nowhere.

    Disney+

    "Seeing Evan Peters on the other side of the door literally made me jump off of my couch."

    –alienco67

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    Disney+

    13. When Cook attacked Dr. John Foster in the last episode of the second generation of Skins.

    E4

    "I’m pretty sure the police were already there waiting for him. He just screams β€˜I’M COOK’ and runs towards Dr. Foster and then the show ends. I know the first generation's cast ended on a bit of a cliffhanger too, but at least we got to know who lived and who died."

    –broadwaybby

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    E4

    14. That spine-tingling episode when both Carter and Lucy got stabbed by a patient in E.R.

    NBC

    "That MOMENT Carter fell to the floor and then spotted Lucy covered in blood on the floor too!"

    –nattyiscool

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    NBC

    15. When Dean's Chevrolet Impala got hit by a semi-truck in the season one finale of Supernatural.

    The WB / The CW

    "This was early in the show and before everyone had died and come back to life roughly a million times, so the stakes felt a lot higher."

    –t49e12a934

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    The WB / The CW

    16. The time Jack screamed "WE HAVE TO GO BACK!" during Lost's third season finale.

    ABC

    "Nothing has ever beat this finale for me. Holy shit I did not see that coming."

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    ABC

    17. Who remembers when Quinn got in a car crash on her way to Rachel and Finn's wedding during Glee's third season?

    FOX

    "Fifteen-year-old me freaked out and had to wait seven weeks before we found out she was okay"

    –hobbitgirl96

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    FOX

    18. "Who Shot J.R?" was the question on everyone's lips after the season three finale of Dallas.

    CBS

    "I was just a kid when it happened but I remember it being a big deal. Before then, cliffhangers weren't as popular to use to hook people to watch the next season."

    –vasato

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    CBS

    19. And finally, I'm still gagged at the final episode of season four of Dexter, that ended with him finding Rita dead in the bathtub.

    Showtime

    "I sat with my jaw open for at least ten minutes. I thought about where the show would go that entire summer."

    –itswisa

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    Showtime

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