Sometimes, you spend so much time watching a TV show that its characters feel like real friends — or even family. Then when they die, often unexpectedly, you are surprised at how you really feel the loss. It’s not only good writing but also a sign of how much we invest in our entertainment. Read on for a sampling of TV character deaths that have really rattled viewers over the years. While some shows have a knack for knocking characters off — we’re looking at you, “Grey’s Anatomy,” “Sons of Anarchy,” “Game of Thrones,” and oh-so-many more — we’re sticking to one character per show.