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19 Times TV Shows Wrote Off Main Characters’ Family Members & Created Plot Holes

Sometimes, the main characters’ family members suddenly disappear to create plot holes. It is bizarre when a character is seen regularly and suddenly bumped off to advance the plot line. Weddings and Funerals seem to be the favorite parts to bump off these characters!

1. Fiona, one of the main characters, didn’t attend her brother’s wedding on Shameless. She had left the show, but it was bizarre.

19 Times TV Shows Wrote Off Main Characters' Family Members & Created Plot Holes

2. On One Tree Hill, Karen attended Lucas’ wedding to Lindsey. But she didn’t show up for his wedding to Peyton but is seen in the next episode!

Karen and Keith - One Tree Hill

3. Jess’s sister Abby was on the show New Girl for just three episodes. She wasn’t there for Jess’ wedding!

19 Times TV Shows Wrote Off Main Characters' Family Members & Created Plot Holes

4. Mike was missing from Aria’s wedding to Ezra on Pretty Little Liars.

 Pretty Little Liars

5. Scott, one of the main characters, went missing whenever there was a significant event happening on Gossip Girls. He’s there for Rufus and Lily’s wedding and is not seen for their divorce or when Lily has cancer or is arrested.

Gossip Girl19 Times TV Shows Wrote Off Main Characters' Family Members & Created Plot Holes

6. Haley, one of the main characters, was not there for her grandfather’s funeral on Modern Family. Haley was still on the show, so there was no excuse for her not to be there for the funeral.

Modern Family

7. In the show The Vampire’s Diaries, it was weird how Jeremy didn’t come back for Alaric’s wedding. Alaric was Elena and Jeremy’s legal guardian and should have been around for the wedding.

The Vampire Diaries Alaric and Jo wedding

8. Rachel’s sisters on Friends were a hit and miss! Jill did not visit Rachel even once after Emma was born, and there was no mention of Amy before she showed up on the screen.

Friends:19 Times TV Shows Wrote Off Main Characters' Family Members & Created Plot Holes

9. One more on Friends! Phoebe’s birth mom did not attend her wedding. She also never appeared on the show after they revealed her relationship with Phoebe.

Phoebe : Friends

10. In Parks And Recreation, Leslie’s mom didn’t attend her daughter’s wedding!

Parks and Recreation19 Times TV Shows Wrote Off Main Characters' Family Members & Created Plot Holes

11. In the show Friends, Frank Jr was still there in Season 10 but did not attend Phoebe’s wedding.

“Friends”19 Times TV Shows Wrote Off Main Characters' Family Members & Created Plot Holes

12. It was weird that Michelle never appeared on the show Fuller House. It was, of course, explained in the form of a joke about the Olsen Twins!

Fuller House

13. In the show Full House, where did Wendy go? Wendy dated Joey and was Danny’s sister. She was not seen after Season 5 of Full House or in Fuller House either, despite being one of the main characters.

19 Times TV Shows Wrote Off Main Characters' Family Members & Created Plot Holes

14. J.J. and Carly, Barney’s half-siblings on How I Met Your Mother, didn’t attend his wedding.

How I Met Your Mother-19 Times TV Shows Wrote Off Main Characters' Family Members & Created Plot Holes

15. In the show Sex and the City, Wesley, Charlotte’s brother, appeared on the show only once.

Sex & the City:19 Times TV Shows Wrote Off Main Characters' Family Members & Created Plot Holes

16. Kendra, Spinner’s sister on Degrassi: The Next Generation, was never seen after the first few seasons, not even when Spinner was shot.

Kendra Degrassi: The Next Generation

17. Lindsay did not come back for her father, Caleb’s, funeral in The O.C.

The O.C.19 Times TV Shows Wrote Off Main Characters' Family Members & Created Plot Holes

18. Heather, Ted’s sister, in How I Met Your Mother, was one of the main character’s family member on the show. Then, there was a subplot where she moved to New York and was never seen again.

How I Met Your Mother, Heather

19. El’s sister on Stranger Things has suddenly vanished from the show. She has been missing despite El’s life being in danger many times.

Stranger Things:19 Times TV Shows Wrote Off Main Characters' Family Members & Created Plot Holes

 

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