Saddest Cartoon Deaths

The Top Ten

1 Brian Griffin (Family Guy) Brian Griffin (Family Guy) Brian H. Griffin, popularly known without his middle initial as Brian Griffin, is a fictional character from the animated television series Family Guy.

This was nothing more than an attempt at forced emotion, they killed him off then 2 episode later brought him back making the whole episode entirely pointless and made him worst. - egnomac

I'm so sad that brain griffen died because he was my favorite of every person in Family Guy. I cried when brain died. I relay wanted someone else to die not brain :'(
That's a sad face with a tear. :(

I was planning to commit suicide if they didn't bring him back

At least Stewie went back in time and saved him

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2 Maude Flanders (The Simpsons)

So sad.

It wasn't sad! EDNA HAD A SADDER DEATH!
SHE WAS A ANNOYING CHARACTER!

3 Kenny (South Park)

I cry every time! Every, single, time! - HeavyDonkeyKong

South Park, a show that never failed to make me laugh, made me tear up over an orange perverted Sinnamon roll. Great job Trey and Matt.

No this deserves to be at number one because this was really heart breaking to hear that Kenny die and that can actually be very realtible to see a friend die and it really sad to see that this 9 year old child has to die and if Kenny your favorite character then this episode will make you cry.😭😭

4 Karen Plankton (Spongebob Squarepants) Karen Plankton (Spongebob Squarepants)

How did Karen plankton die spongebob and Patrick under the heat lamp was a much sadder scene

But She Came Back In Next Episode.

She died in Sponge Ot of Water. - RalphBob

5 Bleeding Gums Murphy (The Simpsons)

Murphy was the only true friend Lisa ever had. - egnomac

Why is Brian number 1? I would have liked it if he stayed dead. - 445956

6 HorseDuck (CatDog)

Cat and Rancid Rabbit were happy when HorseDuck died. Dog didn't really care. Mr. Sunshine was the only one that was actually upset. He is also the one with no attachment to HorseDuck. HorseDuck is awesome too. Cat and Rancid are so greedy. - RalphBob

7 Pops (Regular Show)

Why is Brian 1? He was becoming a total jackass so I'm glad he's dead but pops sacrificed himself to save the universe

Pops died to save the universe! he should be number 1

Pops was great! really sad he died though!

8 Chef (South Park)

This one was much sadder than kennys because we knew he wouldn't come back

9 Charlotte (Charlotte's Web)

I WAS SOBBING

10 Seymour the Dog (Futurama)

After an entire episode of Fry trying to clone his 1000 years gone dog, accompanied by flash backs of his dog trying to find him, he changed his mind in the end after seeing the effort Bender put in to try to get Fry's attention, as he felt he was going to be replaced by the dog. He would say that Seymour (his dog) probably forgot about him anyways and moved on, as Fry walked away from the fossilized remains of his old friend.

However, that would be contradicted in the following scene, showing Seymour waiting outside of Fry's work a 1000 years in the past, after Fry was frozen. It would show the years pass as he aged and the pizzaria close down, sitting in the same spot he would sit at as he waited for Fry to get out of work, before he was frozen. At the end of the flashback, he slowly laid down his feeble body and closed his eyes, presumably for the last time, alone, but loyally awaiting for Fry even to the very end.

He wasn't a big character but he left me bawling when he died.

This Should Truly Be Number 1

The Newcomers

? Cosmo (Sonic X) Cosmo (Sonic X)

She died to save the galaxy from the materex well technically she told tails to kill her with the power cannon to destroy dark oak

? Loser (Battle for BFDI)

The Contenders

11 Pearl Burton (Family Guy)
12 Kyle Broflovski (South Park) Kyle Broflovski (South Park)

I wouldn't be watching South Park without Kyle, and this is why I don't watch Imaginationland! What's even more sad is the reason why Cartman revived him

Here's what's also sad: If Kyle hadn't made that agreement with Cartman (or if he had already done "it"), then he wouldn't have revived him. Cartman would've just paraded all around and let Kyle be :(

13 Jet (Avatar: The Last Airbender)
14 Casey (Object Overload)
15 Optimus Prime (Transformers) Optimus Prime (Transformers) Optimus Prime is a fictional character from the Transformers franchise. Optimus Prime is consistently depicted as having strong moral character, excellent leadership, and sound decision-making skills, and possesses brilliant military tactics, powerful martial arts, and advanced alien weaponry.

I Cryed until I was dehydrated.

16 Jawa (Mixels)
17 Lars (Steven Universe) Lars (Steven Universe)

He acctually died, but Steven revived him with his tears, and Lars came back! - Gabo147

18 Stanley Pines (Gravity Falls)
19 Big Henry (Gravity Falls)

I don't care if he appeared for less than a minute, it was just too sad - 445956

He was only in one episode but him and Carley (I think that was her name) had such a nice relationship and when he died I cried and I don't know why but I found it so sad.

20 Rabbi Krustofsky (The Simpsons)
21 Ahsoka Tano (Star Wars: The Clone Wars) Ahsoka Tano (Star Wars: The Clone Wars) Ahsoka Tano is a character in the Star Wars franchise. Introduced as the Padawan apprentice of Anakin Skywalker, she is a central protagonist of both the 2008 animated film Star Wars: The Clone Wars and the subsequent TV series.
22 Edna Krabappel (The Simpsons)
23 Dinobot (Beast Wars)
24 Bumblebee (Transformers PRIME)
25 Setsuko Yokokawa (Grave of the Fireflies)

This has to be the most heartbreaking one of them all.

26 Birdperson (Rick and Morty)
27 Zane (Ninjago: Masters of Spinjitzu) Zane (Ninjago: Masters of Spinjitzu)
28 Dot Warner (Animaniacs: Wakko's Wish)

Sure She Was Acting But It Was Still Sad - WWEWBMortalKombatFan

29 Mufasa (The Lion King) Mufasa (The Lion King)
30 Beatbox (Teen Titans Go!)

I found this sad when Birdarang began to cry, but then he was revived by Cyborg

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Top Remixes

1. Brian Griffin (Family Guy)
2. Maude Flanders (The Simpsons)
3. Kenny (South Park)
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1. Karen Plankton (Spongebob Squarepants)
2. HorseDuck (CatDog)
3. Brian Griffin (Family Guy)
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