21 Classic TV Shows That Left Important Unanswered Questions

What happens when you write yourself into a corner? Well, if you're a writer on a show, apparently it's OK to more or less shrug your shoulders, take a mulligan, and hope no one notices.

Well, we noticed. Together with AuntieMeme, we wanted to set up this wall of remembrance of sorts for characters who didn't exactly get a fair shake from the people who created them.

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n HEROES PETER PETRELLI TmE TRAVELS TO POST APOCALYPSENEWY YORK And HE LEAVES HIS GIRLFRIEND THERE. FOREVER. Peter's time travel powers wonk out, stra

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WOLVERINEL AND THE -Menspent 26 EPISODES PREVENTNG THE APOCALYPSE AND A MUTANT nAmeD APOCALYPSE TOOK OveR THE WORLD InsTeAD. In this incarnation of th

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on Communy TROY AND ABED FIND OUT THEIR FRIEND LUKKAIS A WAR CRIMINAL. STAND BYME COMNO AUCUST S TO A THUATLNALYOu AND ALL THEY DO IS STOP HANGING OUT

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on BOY MEETS WORLD, MR TURNER WAS CORY'S FAVORITTETEACHER. YeT HE DISAPPEARED FRom THE SHOW. In the season five finale, Mr. Turner gets in a motorcycl

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on ALL MY CHILDREN, LITITLE BOBBY went UP TO THE ATITIC. And HE WAS never seen AGAIN. When the show began, Dr. Joe Martin's wife Helen had recently di

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JOHN KEELER WAS THE PRESIDENT In SeASON4OF 24 THEN YADDAH YADDAH YADDAH, HIS VP WAS SWORN in. We get that 24 was fairly notorious for dropping charact

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MANDY HAMPTON WAS WHITE HouSE MeDIA CONSULTANT on THE WEST WING. AND THEN, SUDDENLY, SHE WASN'T. SHE DISAPPEARED. Mandy, played by Moira Kelly, was a

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SOAPWAS A Z7Os PRIME TIME SOAP OPERASPOOF. And IT ended WITH JESSICA ABOUT TO Be SHOT BY A FIRING SQUAD. Soap was a mostly lighthearted comedy that fo

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VALERY WAS An UNKILLABLE RUSSIAn, on THE SOPRANOS. YeT HE JUst DISAPPEARED FROM THE SHOW. So the question is, how? Christopher and Paulie smash his wi

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n THE 90s SPIDER-MAN ANIMATED SERIES, MARY JAnE FALLS INTOA DimensionALVoRTeX AnD PETER PARKER never FINDS HER. It was the fifth season, and Spider-M

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JERRY ANd ELAINE GOT TOGETTHER In THE 2ND seAson OF senFeLd. BUT THEY'RE noT A COUPLE AnY more, AT THE START OF THE 3RD. Behind the scenes, Larry Davi

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MORK & MINDY WoUND DOwN WITTHA THREE PART STORY. YeT THE PAIR STILL WoUND UP STRANDED FOR eTeRnITY. What's regarded as the series finale of Mork & Min

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MERLNWAS ABOUT YounG knG ARTHUR AND YoUNG meRLin. AND IT ended WITH MeRLIN, ALONE, FOR ALL eTeRnITY. In the series finale, Arthur dies. Merlin, howeve

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n THE LAST EPISODE OF STARGATE UNIVERSE, THE CREW GOES BINTOSTASIS. EXcEPT FOR one GUY, WHOSE POD IS BROKeN. IT was the final episode of the series an

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DR. ERICA HAHN WASA BREAKOUT CHARAGTER on REY'SANATOMY BUT In seAson 6, SHE WALKED OUT TO HER CAR AND WAS never seen AGAIN. She was an open lesbian wh

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TWINPEAKSWASA CULT CLASSICL AND DELIBERATELYOFF KIITER IT'S STILL no excuse TO LEAvE AGENT COOPER poSSeSseD. In the final episode, Cooper rescues Anni

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on HAPPYL DAYS, Richie HAD An OLDER BROTHER named CHUCK OR HE DID, UNTIL THE SECond season. Chuck was away at college for much of the first season, an

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JUDY WAS THE YOUNGEST DAUGHITER on FAMILYMATTERS. AnD In THE FOURTH SeASoN, SHE VANISHED. Her last appearance was in an episode called Mama's Wedding

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In SeASoN OF BUFFYA SUBSTITUTTE TEACHER TuRnS OUT TOBEA PREDATORY INSeGT. And noBoDY DOES AnyTHING ABOUT THE EGGS SHE LeAVES BEHIND. It was early in t

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on THE BIG BANG THORY, LEONARD ANd DR STEPHANIE LIE TOGETHER BUT THen SUDDENLY, THEY DON'T. Despite Sheldon's enthusiasm about the relationship, Leona

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in QUANTUMLEAP SAM BECKETT spENT HIS DAYS BTIME HOPPINGO INTO OTHER PEOPLE'S BODIES. Dr. Sam Becket never returned home. And HE never FOUND HIS WAY Ho

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