• In countless shows, main characters have to die from time to time
  • In Grey's Anatomy the fans have to say goodbye regularly
  • The viewers were already mourning these characters

The successful medical drama Grey's Anatomy is no stranger to killing off its characters. The deaths portrayed in the show, are definitely among the most shocking onscreen deaths of all time.

Grey's Anatomy: The characters we lost too soon

In the season finale of season five, "George O'Malley" (T.R. Knight) is hit by a bus and dies as a result of the accident.

The next two onscreen deaths were quite the tragedy: "Reed Adamson" (Nora Zehetner) and "Charles Percy" (Robert wasr) were shot by a spree killer in season six.

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The cast of 'Grey's Anatomy'

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Who has NOT been with the show from season 1 to today?

The doctors on the show had a hard time saying goodbye. 

"Mark Sloan" (Eric Dane) dies at the beginning of season nine as the result of a plane crash that occurs at the end of season eight. He suffers life-threatening injuries and falls into a coma.

On the other hand "Lexie Grey" (Chyler Leigh) was so badly injured in the same plane crash that she died on site

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One of the most emotional moments in the show was the death of "Derek Shepherd" (Patrick Dempsey) in season 11. He died in a serious car accident. His wife "Meredith Grey" (Ellen Pompeo) was with him when his life support was shut off.

See which other tragic deaths made viewers cry on Grey's Anatomy in the video.