Characters And TV Shows

These 7 Characters Should Have Never Left Their TV Shows

When a main character leaves, it just isn't the same anymore.


We all love a good TV show. I don't know about you guys, but I get so emotionally attached to fictional characters. The girls are so perfect and the guys just set the bar WAY too high. In almost every television show, a character leaves for a short period of time or, even worse, for good.

What makes a great television show is great characters that you can connect with, and when those characters leave, it makes the show feel different. They're still enjoyable, but they never seem to feel the same.

This list will hit you in all the feels because these iconic characters should've never left their show. Beware! There are spoilers ahead!

1. Michael Scott, played by Steve Carell - "The Office"

I cry every time I watch the "Goodbye Michael" episode. The show wasn't that bad after Steve Carrell left, but it definitely wasn't as good. It wasn't the same without Michael's weird humor and awful management skills to laugh at. When he came back for the season finale, you know damn well I was tearing up again.

2. Allison Argent, played by Crystal Reed - "Teen Wolf"

There were so many beloved characters that left Teen Wolf, but Allison departing from the show seriously just ripped my heart out. Did she really have to leave by dying? At least she took her last breath in the arms of her first love, Scott McCall (Tyler Posey). I always thought the two would be endgame, but her untimely death got in the way. Cue the tears!

3. Eric Foreman, played by Topher Grace - "That 70s Show"

Eric is one of the most hilarious characters in television history, not to mention that the show was mainly focused around him. After Topher Grace decided to leave the show, the network should've ended it. The humor just wasn't the same without him. Plus, it was a little weird the rest of the cast continued hanging out in his basement without him there.

4. Derek Shephard, played by Patrick Dempsey - "Grey's Anatomy"

After 11 seasons of iconic romance, this is what we get? Death? Really? He couldn't go away to more med school or something? Any other outcome would've been better than seeing Meredith a widow.

5. Lucas Scott, played by Chad Michael Murray, and Peyton Sawyer, played by Hilarie Burton - "One Tree Hill"

Nathan and Haley are obviously the best couple on the show, but I loved watching Lucas and Peyton's on-and-off relationship. It was sad that we were no longer able to follow their journey, but I am glad that they left the show together. Thank goodness they didn't kill one of them off, like half the other shows on this list.

6. Elena Gilbert, played by Nina Dobrev - "The Vampire Diaries"

Okay, at least Elena didn't technically die. She and her friend Bonnie, played by Kat Graham, were no longer able to live at the same time due to a spell placed on the two. After Bonnie died for a hot second in the series finale, Elena was able to come back to life, and was reunited with her one true love, Damon. Although we missed Elena for a few seasons, it was nice to see her come back and get the happy ending she deserved.

7. Michael Coredero, played by Brett Dier - "Jane the Virgin"

This may have been one of the most unnecessary deaths of all time. We thought Michael would be in the clear after surviving being shot, but The CW decided to make matters worse and have him die from some heart malfunction. Watching Jane hear the news had me heartbroken, but last season's finale showed Michael miraculously alive. Let's hope that he faked his death and he's back for good!

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The Ultimate 'Game Of Thrones' Drinking Game For Any True Westerosi

Drink responsibly!


If you haven't seen the new "Game of Thrones" season 8 teaser trailer, then you need to get out from under that rock you're living under and WATCH.

Game of Thrones | Season 8 | Official Tease: Crypts of Winterfell (HBO)

For those who don't know me, I'm a huge "Game of Thrones" fan. I've watched and re-watched the series probably six or seven times at this point in my life, and the time spent not watching it is spent watching theory videos about it (hmu for all my season eight predictions).

Since this is the last season, some of us (mainly, me), are upset over it. So, to cope, I've come up with the ultimate "Game of Thrones" drinking game. Please note: you may die by the end of it, but it'll be an adventure (much like the show itself)!

Take a shot every time someone says "Winter is coming."

Take a shot any time that the Stark boys are too goddamn honorable.

Stupid, noble idiots.

Finish your drink every time someone has sex.

Take two drinks whenever you see boobs.

Take a shot every time something bad happens to Sansa.

Which is often.

Finish your drink when someone says the word "ale."

Take a drink every time Tyrion drinks.

Start chugging when Bronn sings and don't stop until he's done.

Take a shot every time Daenerys says "Dracarys."

Finish your drink every time one of your favorite characters dies.

To cope, more than anything.

Take a shot every time someone gets beheaded.

Chug every time Dany rides on her dragon's back.

Take a shot every time incest happens.

Also, surprisingly often.

Take a drink whenever Littlefinger betrays someone.

Take two drinks every time Littlefinger makes inappropriate moves on Sansa.

Chug your drink when Dany has her long-ass title presented to someone, and don't stop until it's over.

Queen Daenerys Stormborn of the House Targaryen, the First of Her Name, Queen of the Andals, the Rhoynar and the First Men, Lady of the Seven Kingdoms and Protector of the Realm, Lady of Dragonstone, Queen of Meereen, Khaleesi of the Great Grass Sea, the Unburnt, Breaker of Chains and Mother of Dragons.

Take two sips every time Arya kills someone.

Take a sip for every time Jon Snow gets stabbed.

Take a shot every time Melisandre tries to seduce someone. 

Finish your drink whenever an animal dies.

Again, to cope.

Take a drink whenever a White Walker shows up.

Take two drinks whenever they change someone into a wight.

Three if it's a baby.

Take two drinks whenever Ramsay does something psychotic.

Don't forget to drink if it includes Sansa!

Drink any time someone says "The King in the North!"

And any time someone says "dragons."

Take two drinks any time someone unsheathes a sword.

Drink any time a Lady in Red gives some cryptic-ass prophecy.

Finish your drink whenever Beric Dondarrion gets resurrected.

Take a shot whenever someone says "fuck."

And finally, take a shot for every person Cersei kills.

Bonus: Chug a whole bottle of wine when the series ends.

Because the old gods and the new know that we'll need it.

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11 Times Tree Hill Ravens' Number 23 Was The ONLY One For You

Always and forever.


If you know me, you know the worst day of my life was when "One Tree Hill" was taken off Netflix. I know it's sad, but I did watch "One Tree Hill" about 9 times in 2.5 years. It is hands down my favorite show. Nathan Scott, your classic villain who turns into a good guy is hands down my favorite character. Maybe it's because I liked him as a person in the show, or because he is so cute. Here are 11 times we all would wish Nathan Scott was our boyfriend.

1. Even when he was a jerk, he was still romantic 

Don't say I never gave you anything

"Don't say I never gave you anything" is one of the most classic lines of the whole show. In the beginning, you really want to believe that Nathan is a jerk. This is one of the moments as a hopeless romantic that you have a little bit of faith in him to become a good guy.

2. When he threw rocks at Haley's window and then they had their first kiss 

Naley first kiss

Let's be real, we all dream of this happening to us. In 2019, this probably wouldn't happen with all the technology we have. But come on, wouldn't your heart melt if someone did this to you?

3. When he was hot as hell playing basketball 

Nathan Scott basketball

I mean look at him..."One Tree Hill" is defiantly a show that revolves around basketball. I have never really been that into watching basketball, but let's just say I don't mind watching basketball when Nathan Scott is playing it.

4. When he promises Haley he will always protect her 

Nathan protecting

The way he protects Haley in the show will always continue to make me feel mushy and gushy inside. During this scene, Haley thinks she may have rushed into marriage (I mean they were 17 years old), but Nathan reminds her that he will always be there for her and protect her through it all. This is exactly what he does through all they went through.

5. When he teaches Haley how to play basketball.

Nathan teaching Haley basketball

Get you a man who balls and can make it romantic. I feel like I have watched so many movies or shows where a guy "helps" a girl play a sport like gold but end up just making it romantic by holding them. This scene was especially cute because Haley is not athletic at all and Nathan is the big basketball start of Tree Hill. He shows Haley how to ball while making it cute and romantic.

6. When he knows what Haley is thinking, even with his eyes closed 

Nathan cuddling Haley

When your boyfriend knows you better than you know yourself. Honestly, that is when you know that you found a keeper. The way Nathan knows Haley so well shows why their relationship is so strong. He knows when she is happy, sad, or when something is going on in her mind.

7. His romantic ways 

Nathan romantic

To put this into perspective, Nathan gives Haley the bracelet and she says it is beautiful. He then responds how she is the one who is beautiful and this is just something to add on. Yes, I know the show is scripted, but this line is one of my absolute favorites. Each time I rewatch it, my heart melts a little more each time.

8. When he gives Haley her dream wedding 

Nathan and Haley wedding

Even after they already got married once, Nathan gives Haley her dream wedding after all they went through. From Haley leaving Nathan to go on tour, and Nathan resisting to let Haley back in his life, they still find a way to make it all work out. Haley always had a dream wedding planned and that is exactly what Nathan gave to her.

9. His loyalty 


If this scene doesn't make you cry then I don't know what will. I kid you not, I cry every single time this scene happens. The background music mixed with the adrenalin pumping when Nathan returns to Haley is one of the best Nathan moments of the whole show.

10. Every time he kisses Haley in the rain 

Rain kiss

A rain kiss is every 2000 kids girls dream after watching "A Cinderella Story." Rain kisses became and Nathan and Haley classic kiss throughout the whole show. Every romantic moment, I swear it would magically start raining and Nathan would kiss Haley and it was the cutest thing ever.

11. When he is good with kids 

Nathan with kids

All I have to say is a man who is good with kids exceeds everything else.

Although Nathan Scott is just a fictional character from a T.V. show, I will continue to watch it (on Hulu) and have my heart melt every time he does something the slightest bit romantic. If you are a sucker for romance, "One Tree Hill" is full of young love, relationships, and life lessons.

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