Before we pop the champagne in celebration of the new year, let's take a moment and pour one out for those we lost in 2012.
From plane crashes to lead pipe attacks, a number of beloved characters took their final breath over the past dozen months.
Which death hit you the hardest? Which left an ever-lasting impression? Which made you create a doll of the showrunner in question to burn in effigy as you cried yourself to sleep every night very sad?