Browse our gallery of the dearly departed & vote for the ones you’ll miss the most this season! (Huge spoiler alerts, obviously.)
As we brace ourselves for the fall 2012 TV season, HollywoodLife.com is taking a look back at some of the beloved characters we lost over the past year from shows like The Vampire Diaries, Grey’s Anatomy and Once Upon A Time.
In case you don’t remember how some of these ghostly faces became so ghostly, here’s a breakdown of all 20 characters, most with recaps of their final episodes.
Elena Gilbert (Nina Dobrev) on The CW’s The Vampire Diaries — Recap of Elena’s death
Mark Sloan (Eric Dane) on ABC’s Grey’s Anatomy — Recap of Mark’s death
Opie (Ryan Hurst) on FX’s Sons of Anarchy — Recap of Opie’s death
Bill Compton (Stephen Moyer) on HBO’s True Blood — Recap of Bill’s death
Lexie Grey (Chyler Leigh) on ABC’s Grey’s Anatomy — Recap of Lexie’s death
Maya St. Germain (Bianca Lawson) on ABC Family’s Pretty Little Liars — Recap of Maya’s death
Mike Delfino (James Denton) on ABC’s Desperate Housewives — Recap of Mike’s death
Lane Pryce (Jared Harris) on AMC’s Mad Men
Alaric Saltzman (Matthew Davis) on The CW’s The Vampire Diaries — Recap of Alaric’s death
Dan Scott (Paul Johansson) on The CW’s One Tree Hill — Recap of Dan’s death
Victoria Grayson (Madeleine Stowe) on ABC’s Revenge — Recap of Victoria’s (possible) death
Sheriff Graham (Jamie Dornan) on ABC’s Once Upon A Time — Recap of Graham’s death
Renley Baratheon (Gethin Anthony) on HBO’s Game of Thrones — Recap of Renley’s death
Matt (Stephen Lunsford) on MTV’s Teen Wolf — Recap of Matt’s death
Mrs. Argent (Eaddy Mays) on MTV’s Teen Wolf — Recap of Mrs. Argent’s death
Raj (Manish Dayal) on The CW’s 90210 — Recap of Raj’s death
The entire Harmon family on FX’s American Horror Story
Tyler Barrol (Ashton Holmes) on ABC’s Revenge — Recap of Tyler’s death
Derek Rogers (Ben Elliott) on ABC Family’s The Lying Game — Recap of Derek’s death
Percy Rose (Xander Berkeley) on The CW’s Nikita
Which TV death(s) shocked you the most this year? Cast your votes below, then drop a comment with your eulogies.