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Im Memoriam: An Ode to All the Beloved (And Not So Much) TV Characters We Lost This Year

Written by Amanda Baltazar. Published: December 31 2014


2014 has been a year of ups and downs, and TV has taken us through an emotional rollercoaster!


As far as 2014 television goes, there have been some crazy twists and turns. From the end of "How I Met Your Mother" and the first season of "The 100", to the continuations of "True Blood" and "Pretty Little Liars", there have been some intense moments this year.


In particular, there sure have been A LOT of deaths this year in television. Who knows why, but so many of them were huge surprises, and some just had to happen. It seemed as if, in 2014, NO ONE was safe on TV. I certainly wouldn’t feel safe as any character in some of these shows myself. (*coughgameofthronescough*... they’ve killed off five characters alone just this year!)


With all of these deaths on some of my favorite television shows, I think it’s only fair that we take a moment to remember those who we have lost in 2014.




In no particular order, here are all the characters we've lost this year, some whom will be missed and others... not so much. (Play this as you continue down the list... you know, just to get in the mood...)



Moira Queen

Sara/ Black Canary



Pierce Hawthorne


"Game of Thrones"

King Joffrey Baratheon

Oberyn Martell



Tywin Lannister



Dr. Fredrick Chilton

Beverly Katz


"Mad Men"

Bertram Cooper


"The 100"

Wells Jaha


"How I Met Your Mother"

Tracy McConnell


"Once Upon A Time"



"Sons of Anarchy"

Bobby Munson


Wayne Unser

Gemma Teller

Jax Teller


"The Good Wife"

Will Gardner



James Novak

Harrison Wright


"Pretty Little Liars"

Jessica DiLaurentis

Shauna Fring


"Teen Wolf"

Allison Argent


"House of Cards"

Zoe Barnes


"Orange is the New Black"

Vee Parker


"True Blood"

Alcide Herveaux

Tara Thornton

Bill Compton


"The Vampire Diaries"

Katherine Pierce


"The Walking Dead"


Dawn Lerner

Bob Stookey

Beth Greene


A moment of silence for our fallen favorites, villains, and characters. You might be missed… you might not. We didn’t see it coming… or maybe we did. But regardless, may your characters rest in peace (or rise again as zombies or something).


A special shout out to "The Walking Dead" for getting us all really attached to characters because there would be no point in killing them if we didn’t feel an emotional attachment to them. Cheers!


Is there anyone that got left off this list? Let us know in the comments below!


(Photo via WENN)


- Amanda Baltazar, YH Staff