25 TV Characters We Still Can't Believe Have Left Us

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Some were killed off. Some left because their portrayers wanted off; others because their networks wanted a change.

But the reasons behind their loss does little to dull our pain. We still miss them. We still grieve for them. We still wish things could have been different.

From biker wives to surgical interns, community college students to misguided witches, here is a look at some of men and women who we still can't believe are gone...

Troy Barnes
Donald Glover left Community to pursue his rapping career. He took his beloved character with him.

DID WE MISS ANYONE? WHICH RECENTLY-DEPARTED TELEVISION CHARACTER AR YOU MISSING THE MOST THESE DAYS?

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Ziva was a beautiful and stunning la fema fatale. Were the writers correct about any of the conflicts with US FBI, NCIS, CIA and Israel? I enjoyed the series. But, I am not seeing anything like these stories in NY Times or Washington Post.

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Ziva should be brought back. I cancelled my recording with the new girl. Not really feeling it. So sorry.

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I missed Cote's character "Ziva" starting out, then her fans took over all of the NCIS sites and now I can't stand the character due to their unending and excessive obnoxious whining. It's been over a year people ... she left ... get over it. Even reruns, I just can't do it. I hope she never comes back on the show ... which will probably be the case since she burned bridges upon her abrupt exit.

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"We" should get a life. Characters we cannot accept are gone is just silly. Its tv...pretend...you know?
Things change all the time, in life and in tv.
I say move on to the author of this nonsense.

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Miss ziva and tony' s relationship. If cannot get berback maybe thelas episode could. B ring them together. Not a Timcfan. Education ego. Prefer Gibbs and Tonytogether

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I miss her, that new one doesn't fit in with them. It's like having a teenager working with adults. At least Ziva was some what more believable.

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Ziva never did it for me and the woman on NCIS LA (the younger one not Heddy) has nothing in the talent dept (or looks dept for that matter and I think her relationship with what's his face see how impressed I am with the show is stupid as are the two characters. Heddy is the best actor on the show.

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I like Ziva, but I like the team and I don't think I would stop watching the show. They were
there before Ziva came along. She needed a change and she took it. Now if Abby left. I'd
grieve.

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I agree, NCIS is not the same with Ziva. Not only was she fluent in multiple languages, but her mind was sharp and the way she twisted sayings around when she spoke, left you laughing. The banter between her and Tony were just so funny. She was a character to be reckoned with. I believe I read when she decided to leave the show, that she wanted to spread her wings and do what she really likes....singing. I don't know how successful that has been or if she is on the "club circuit" back in L.A. but I wish her luck. Perhaps the strenuous work schedule got to her after all those years...who knows. However, they would welcome her back with arms opened wide if she ever decided to return. That twit that they have taking her place, just doesn't cut it. The show is still great, but it has somehow lost its zest with all of the antics the team would pull. I would rather NCIS let the other replacement go and just have it be them and Abbey in the lab. Point being, I can't even remember her name she is so bad!

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I WOULD LOVE TO HAVE ZIVA BACK ON NCIS.I MISS ZIVA. GIVE ZIVA WHAT SHE WANTS. THE SHOW WAS ALOT BETTER WITH ZIVA ON IT. THIS BLOUNDE GIRL IS NOT ZIVA AND NEVER WILL BE

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