12 Creative TV Deaths
Charlie Harper gets hit by a train on Two and a Half Men
Though we'd never see Charlie Sheen in the role on the show again, we did hear in the widely watched season premiere that he died in France, hit so hard by a train that ''his body exploded like a balloon full of meat.''
A bunny plants a stilletto in the neck of a randy customer in The Playboy Club
Cigarette Bunny Maureen (Amber Heard) turned her stiletto into a weapon by kicking a Mob boss in the neck after he tried to rape her.
Cally gets sucked out an airlock on Battlestar Galactica
Poor little Cally. Finding out that her husband Chief Tyrol was actually a Cylon broke her and sent her on a mission to kill herself and her son. But she was talked out of it by Tory, who convinced her to hand over her child only to get herself backhanded across the room and jettisoned out an airlock.
Roz Shays goes down the elevator shaft on L.A. Law
How do you get rid of one pesky lawyer? Why, you have her plummet to her death by stepping into an empty elevator shaft, of course.
Nikki and Paulo are paralyzed and buried alive on Lost
Cagey castaways Nikki and Paulo were annoyances to longtime fans, when they suddenly became prominent players in the third season. So it was with little fanfare that many said goodbye to them when the two, who'd been focused on their bag of stolen diamonds, became paralyzed by venomous spiders and then presumed dead by the rest of the Islanders and buried alive.
Maude Flanders gets shot with a T-shirt gun on The Simpsons
At Springfield's new raceway, Homer painted a target on his chest to get cheerleaders to catapult free T-shirts at him, but Ned's saintly wife got the full brunt of them all instead. Maude was knocked off the bleachers and into the parking lot, killing her.
Sydney is hit by a car on her wedding night on Melrose Place
There was something sinister about the nighttime wedding anyhow but having the suspect in a police car chase mow down the new bride in front of the church was priceless.
Susan dies from cheap glue on Seinfeld
George's fiancée, Susan Biddle Ross, died in the season 7 finale after licking too many wedding invitation envelopes laced with toxic glue.
Mr. Eko vs the Smoke Monster in Lost
The former bad man may have found his way back to God but we're pretty sure he wasn't planning to meet his maker by being battered against trees and the ground by a malevolent column of smoke.
Chef is definitively killed in as many ways as possible on South Park
The once beloved Chef is set on fire by a lightning strike, hits every possible rock on his way down a canyon, is skewered by a stick, mauled by a mountain lion and a grizzly bear, and also shot. We even witnessed him... discharging feces as final confirmation of his death.
''Francine'' kills Francine on Alias
Francine was almost too good a best girlfriend to our undercover spy, Sydney. It figured she'd get taken out by a woman genetically altered to look exactly like her and take over her life.
Mason flies off to get nuked on 24
George Mason's seasons on 24 didn't always endear him to fans but all was forgiven when he decided to effectively rescue Jack by taking on a suicide mission with a nuke about to explode.