We become so invested in our favorite TV shows that when a character leaves or is killed off, we are devastated. It takes us a good few episodes to get over the loss (if ever we do) or until there’s a new character introduced that fills the hole in our TV heart. Over the years some major characters have departed TV terra firma to go to the firmament of stars past. Let’s be reminded of them.
* contains spoilers
1. Dr. Derek Shephard – Grey’s Anatomy
Grey’s Anatomy loves nothing better than to break our hearts, but with so many to choose from and after all we’ve been through, Derek’s death still tears me up the most!