The Saddest Television Deaths Ever

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List Criteria: Vote up which on-screen death made you reach for the tissues the most.

Spoilers everywhere, of course! List of the saddest TV deaths as voted and ranked by fans. TV shows have long been able to penetrate the core of the human spirit, and audiences grow attached to characters they watch week after week and season after season. These TV character deaths are among the saddest, most memorable, and most gut wrenching to ever grace the silver screen - whether they were surprises or a long time coming. The list includes violent deaths, freak accidents, murders, deaths from illness, and a wide range of other sad TV death scenes.

Vote for those saddest TV deaths that impacted you most and watch them move to the top of the list, or click Re-Rank to make your own version of this list.


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    - 1863


    Lost

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    + 3370
    - 1844

    the people's #1 & most listed
    MASH

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  3. 3
    + 3632
    - 2318


    Game of Thrones

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  4. 4
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    - 1843


    Supernatural

    ;
  5. 5
    + 2757
    - 1642


    Buffy the Vampire Slayer

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  6. 6
    + 2697
    - 1836


    ER

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  7. 7
    + 2528
    - 1614

    added by carlybobarly
    Game of Thrones

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  8. 8
    + 2300
    - 1659


    Buffy the Vampire Slayer

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  9. 9
    + 2353
    - 1580


    Doctor Who

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  10. 10
    + 3228
    - 1011

    ranked low on reranks & added by bojanthebest
    The Walking Dead

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  11. 11
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    - 1486


    All in the Family

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  12. 12
    + 1810
    - 1553


    Buffy the Vampire Slay

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  13. 13
    + 2370
    - 1487


    Buffy the Vampire Slayer

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  14. 14
    + 1769
    - 1316


    8 Simple Rules

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  15. 15
    + 1762
    - 817

    added by nachshon_roth
    Game of Thrones

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  16. 16
    + 1975
    - 1105


    Roseanne

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  17. 17
    + 2895
    - 1685


    Sons of Anarchy

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  18. 18
    + 1461
    - 1788

    often listed & ranked high on reranks
    Lost

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  19. 19
    + 2096
    - 1342


    The Walking Dead

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  20. 20
    + 1841
    - 1178


    Supernatural

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  21. 21
    + 1380
    - 1655
    Jin-Soo Kwon

    often listed & ranked high on reranks
    Lost

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  22. 22
    + 2157
    - 1128


    Grey's Anatomy

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  23. 23
    + 1660
    - 1179


    Dexter

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  24. 24
    + 2067
    - 1323


    Grey's Anatomy

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  25. 25
    + 1313
    - 1229


    Cheers

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  26. 26
    + 1289
    - 1534


    Lost

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  27. 27
    + 1114
    - 1527


    Angel

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  28. 28
    + 1472
    - 1203


    Grey's Anatomy

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  29. 29
    + 1453
    - 1356


    Buffy the Vampire Slayer

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  30. 30
    + 1175
    - 1109


    Sesame Street

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  31. 31
    + 1628
    - 1147


    The Walking Dead

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  32. 32
    + 1090
    - 1305


    Supernatural

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  33. 33
    + 1813
    - 1140

    ranked low on reranks
    Grey's Anatomy

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  34. 34
    + 1045
    - 1319


    Angel

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  35. 35
    + 1277
    - 1493


    Lost

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  36. 36
    + 1307
    - 1154

    added by carlybobarly
    Game of Thrones

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  37. 37
    + 1428
    - 801

    ranked low on reranks & added by LeanneDrake
    Game of Thrones

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  38. 38
    + 1288
    - 1292


    Buffy the Vampire Slayer

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  39. 39
    + 849
    - 430


    Game of Thrones

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  40. 40
    + 754
    - 1313

    often listed
    Six Feet Under

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    + 1368
    - 1020

    added by JenniferBierma-Wallworth
    Glee Glee

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  42. 42
    + 946
    - 1198


    Firefly

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  43. 43
    + 701
    - 863

    added by LeanneDrake
    Lady Sybil Crawley Downton Abbey

  44. 44
    + 980
    - 877

    added by HeatherSautter
    Breaking Bad

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  45. 45
    + 1142
    - 1244


    Vincent Nigel-Murray Bones

  46. 46
    + 838
    - 1313


    Lost

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  47. 47
    + 901
    - 670

    added by IrinaGinger79
    Supernatural, Supernatural The Animation

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  48. 48
    + 971
    - 1008


    Supernatural

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  49. 49
    + 979
    - 818


    NCIS

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  50. 50
    + 768
    - 1345

    often listed & ranked high on reranks
    Angel

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