05:43 PM EDT 03/19/2015
Originally posted 03/24/2014 12:00PM
Killing off a main character in a television show is a risky move: You're upending the show's world (and putting a coworker out of a job) in the hope that the shake-up will lead to something greater down the line. And guess what? Despite the ministrations of fans, who claim that they will never watch their favorite show without [insert character name here], it often works!
Below, 13 shows that did the same thing The Good Wife did Sunday night, and not only survived, but thrived.
Originally posted 05/10/2012 10:00AM
Game of Thrones star Sean Bean was arrested Wednesday and questioned on suspicion of sending abusive text messages and making harassing phone calls to his ex-wife Georgina Sutcliffe.
"A 53-year-old man attended a central London police station by appointment yesterday, where he was arrested on suspicion of harassment and bailed until a later date," a Scotland Yard spokesman tells PEOPLE. According to police, the man was questioned but not charged.
The Daily Mirror identified the man as Bean, 53, and posted a photo of him arriving at the police station.
Originally posted 06/16/2011 06:30PM
Sean Bean gets into plenty of skirmishes on Game of Thrones, but the actor shed some real blood Sunday while defending a Playboy model in a bar against a stranger who reportedly made lewd comments toward her.
Bean, 52, was attacked outside a London bar with what appeared to be broken glass after objecting to comments about April Summers, the Telegraph reports.
The actor reportedly suffered a cut to his arm and bruising to his face.
Originally posted 02/19/2008 11:40AM
Sean Bean married his long-term girlfriend, British actress, Georgina Sutcliffe Tuesday morning.
The civil service took place at 11 a.m. in London, a spokesperson at Westminster's Register Office confirmed to PEOPLE.
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