In just a few days, 2016 will come to an end, and there are plenty of people happy to see it go. The year has been a trying one for pop culture enthusiasts as plenty of fan-favorite characters from film and television passed. Shows like The Walking DeadandGame of Thrones were merciless in their desire to kill-off prominent characters while Marvel Studios' films did the same. It has been a bad year for millions of fans who were forced to watch their favorite characters die in terribly tragic ways, and now it is time we paid our respects to those fallen heroes.
At ComicBook.com, we are taking a moment to remember all those characters who sadly passed in 2016. From post-apocalyptic survivors to heads of state, here are 36 beloved characters fans lost this year in film and television.