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12/16/2014 12:04 pm ET Updated Dec 17, 2014

These Were The Most Shocking TV Deaths This Year

The 2014 television season was like the Red Wedding on repeat: non-stop brutal deaths. From beloved characters to those we hated, many were killed off gruesomely, many were too traumatic to accept and others have incited fan petitions.

Look back on the most shocking deaths of the year with a video by HuffPost Entertainment. (Warning: The video contains very graphic violence and, of course, major spoilers.)

Honorable Mentions:

  • Nelson Van Alden, Chalky White, Mickey Doyle, Valentin Narcisse -- "Boardwalk Empire"
  • Charlie Skinner -- "The Newsroom"
  • Bertram Cooper -- "Mad Men"
  • Ygritte, Shae -- "Game of Thrones"
  • Lester Nygaard -- "Fargo"
  • Bob Stookey -- "The Walking Dead"
  • Jax Teller, Bobby Munson, Juice -- "Sons of Anarchy"
  • Ed -- "Transparent"
  • Ma Petite, Gloria Mott -- "American Horror Story: Freak Show"
  • Johnny Crowder, Daryl Crowe -- "Justified"
  • Beverly Katz -- "Hannibal"
  • Fara Sherazi -- "Homeland"
  • Katherine Pierce -- "The Vampire Diaries"
  • Pierce Hawthorne -- "Community"
  • Tara Thornton, Alcide Herveaux -- "True Blood"
  • Neal Cassidy -- "Once Upon a Time"
  • Harrison Wright -- "Scandal"
  • King Horik -- "Vikings"
  • Jim Kent -- "The Strain"
Uncertain Deaths:
  • Doug Stamper -- "House of Cards"
  • Vee -- "Orange Is the New Black"
  • The Hound -- "Game of Thrones"

Video Produced by Ben Craw; story by Erin Whitney

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