As the year comes to a close, we're looking back at everything that's happened on TV in the last 365 days, both good and bad. Last week, we memorialized the shows that signed off for good in 2013, and now it's time to honor the characters we lost along the way. But before we begin, you may want to get comfortable, because as it turns out, we've just experienced one of the most deadly periods in TV history. Seriously, a crap-ton of characters died this year—and not just because of the Red Wedding. So grab some Kleenex and let's collectively mourn all the fictional folks who bit the dust 2013!
Before you ask: Characters with asterisks next to their names died but then somehow came back to life—a surprisingly common trend this year.
Also—and this should go without saying—there are spoilers ahead.
*Hands you a tissue* So whose death hit you the hardest? And don't say Brody.