13 Breakout Characters: Who Smashed Through the Small Screen?

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The 2013-2014 television season is officially behind us.

Having already reviewed the best and worst of recent finales, it's now time to take a longer, more in-depth at the past few months of small screen action, specifically a handful of characters who captured our attention in unexpected ways.

The following men and women broke out in a big way this year, whether they were new to a series or simply given new material with which to shine.

Who exploded off the screen this season?

A vampire, a king, a clone, a superhero, a cop, a father and many more.

Did your favorite character break on through? Who did we miss? Who would you not have included as a surprise standout? Flip through the photos and sound off now.

Hook - Once Upon a Time
The hot bad boy pirate with a heart of gold, he sold The Jolly Roger to get from the Enchanted Forest to NYC to find Emma. Now they're romantically linked and he lends support to Henry. "One of these days I'm going to stop chasing this woman." -- Hook

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My favorite character this year was HOOK from Once upon a time , his character development was amazing .
I also loved Enzo from the vampire diaries .