First Episode / Last Episode: 15 Brutal Reasons Characters Were Written Out Of The Show

A TV production set is, at its core, just a workplace. There's drama, there's politicking, and there's probably not quite enough ventilation in the bathroom. There are also some pretty bizarre reasons that people are allowed to get fired -- and when they are, there's a lot of damage control that needs to be done on the character they were portraying.

Here are some of the most devastating reasons that popular characters were written off of a show:

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