It’s amazing what a simple thing like a television show can do to people. Like any good story, there’s a certain attachment that comes with the characters, places, and lives that you learn so much. Just as in real life, losing any of those would put your day right down in the dumps. For some characters that we’ve learned to love, their untimely death was just too much to handle and we’re still reeling. Check out these 18 deaths of your favorite small-screen characters and see if you share our sadness.
18. Dan Conner – Roseanne
Dan Conner was a key character throughout the popular series. He was Roseanne’s husband and provided the audience with many laughs as he parented Darlene, D.J., and Becky. He died after having a heart attack at Darlene’s wedding, a fact disguised at first by writers, as Roseanne escaped into fantasy to cope with his death.