Beloved TV characters who were killed offscreen
The death of a TV character is often the perfect vehicle for an engrossing farewell performance, a big change in the show, and a chance to remind audiences just why they fell in love with the character in the first place. To quote the freshman in your Intro to Philosophy class, "Sometimes death … is actually about life, you know?" Sometimes, though, whether because of scheduling conflicts, real-life tragedies, or behind-the-scenes drama, beloved characters are killed offscreen in bizarre or tragic ways. Here are some of our favorites.