From plane crashes to pacemaker hacking, TV characters met their fates in a variety of ways in 2012.
There were also zombie attacks, labor problems, murders, staking, suicide, deaths that led to supernatural rebirths, and lest we forget "American Horror Story: Asylum's" strangulation with rosary beads.
Take a look back at the dearly departed characters who went to the great beyond in 2012 in the slideshow below.
See somebody missing? Tell us in the comments. And just to be clear: SPOILER WARNING.