The abrupt writing off of Erinn Hayes’ character on Kevin Can Wait is just the latest in a long list of TV deaths conceived by apparently vindictive producers and writers. Here are the six of the most callously written deaths and disappearances in television history.
1. Josh Charles, The Good Wife
Most of the time when a character dies on TV, it’s because the series’ writers have decided it’s the right time for the character’s story to end, especially in our era of highly serialized dramas. But sometimes, a character dies not because the producers thought it best, but because it…
This week’s question comes from reader Dan Hamann: