Tell Us Now: 19 Devastating Character Deaths

We asked Cracked readers on Facebook, “Which character death destroyed you and why?” You all do not stand for a dog dying. Here are some of the most heart-wrenching deaths: dog or otherwise…

Warning: spoilers ahead, but, if any of these are that big of spoilers, let's be honest. You weren't going to watch that movie or TV show anyway. It's been out for years. 

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TELL US NOW. WASH SERENITY Alvin P. shares, His death was just so sudden and unexpected during the movie, and it was also the moment where it really sunk in that this was the last we'll ever see of Firefly and no TV revival was possible. CRACKED.COM

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TELL US NOW. SPOCK STAR TREK II: THE WRATH OF KHAN Alan B. shares, My dad took me to see Star Trek II the weekend my mom was out of town having open heart surgery. Needless to say, watching my favorite Trek character die on the big screen did not

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TELL US NOW. THE SHOE WHO FRAMED ROGER RABBIT Tom Klein shares that the death of toon shoe in Roger Rabbit traumatized me when I was a kid. CRACKED.COM

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TELL US NOW. SHIREEN BARATHEON GAME OF THRONES Evan H. says, She was one of the most innocent characters that fell victim to her power-hungry parents. She was ostracized her entire life and then sacrificed for nothing. CRACKED.COM

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TELL US NOW. SEYMOUR FUTURAMA Matt S. shares, Everything leading up to it. All the work he went through to reverse fossilize him, then coming to the realization that Seymour had probably moved on when Fry disappeared, then seeing how Seymour never gave up hope. Man, that was tough.

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TELL US NOW. SAM I AM LEGEND ANYT Macao C. says, As a dog person, it hurts when you lose a companion. In the movie, not only did Neville lose the only companion he had left, but then he had to face the monsters alone in the dark, which is

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TELL US NOW. RITA BENNETT DEXTER Sean K. shares, It's been over a decade since I first saw that episode, and every time I encounter a Rita somewhere I think about that episode. She made Dexter whole and gave US some hope that he could live a normal life.

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TELL US NOW. OPIE WINSTON SONS OF ANARCHY Joe C. tells US, It was such an unexpected twist, and even the rest of the cast weren't told about it before Radar came into the operating tent to announce it. Still a gut punch after all these years. CRACKED.COM

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TELL US NOW. MUFASA THE LION KING Joshua P. shares, Even at age 19 it gutted me. My own dad was battling cancer. Now that I'm a father, the scene makes me happy because Simba lives. CRACKED.COM

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TELL US NOW. MARLEY MARLEY & ME itlps Daneen C. tells US, His owner could have died 100 terrible deaths and I would have been unmoved, but I sobbed uncontrollably at the dog dying.

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TELL US NOW. JOYCE SUMMERS BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER Garrett H. shares, That whole entire episode was absolutely heart-wrenching, and I've never seen a more realistic depiction of death and the immediate aftermath done in such a hard-hitting realistic way. As far as I'm concerned, no other show or movie

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TELL US NOW. HENRY BLAKE MASH Joe C. tells US, It was such an unexpected twist, and even the rest of the cast weren't told about it before Radar came into the operating tent to announce it. Still a gut punch after all these years. CRACKED.COM

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TELL US NOW. HANK SCHRADER BREAKING BAD Victor K. says, Even though I should have seen it coming, it shocked me. At the time Walt had basically turned into a villain, and Hank was more of a moral compass. CRACKED.COM

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TELL US NOW. FREDDIE MCLAIR SKINS Kate S. says, Such a violent, sudden end, and all while he's trying to be the hero... was SO upset I stopped watching the show.

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TELL US NOW. DOYLE ANGEL Adam N. shares, He had such a great chemistry with the cast and was written So well that it felt like he had been around forever. So it was a genuine shock when he was killed off only about halfway THROugh the season.

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TELL US NOW. DOBBY HARRY POTTER AND THE DEATHLY HALLOWS Bradley B. says, He strikes me as an innocent in the whole mess, finally being free from tyranny, only to be killed by that tyranny.

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TELL US NOW. CHARLIE PACE LOST Angela W. shares that the death was devastating. I ugly cried.

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TELL US NOW. BOBBY SUPERNATURAL Meagan T. shares, His death came out of left field, but you also got a whole episode of will it, it won't, it happen. He was the father figure those boys needed, and he was just gone. When he says goodbye, I still cry ugly

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TELL US NOW. BING BONG INSIDE OUT Arnor H. says, Great. Now I'm reliving the trauma of seeing Bing Bong fade into non-existence in Inside Out. What an absolutely heart- wrenching scene. CRACKED.COM