When villains go through untimely deaths, there is nothing more satisfying, especially if it is much-deserved.
Where there is good, there is always evil. The struggle of trying to triumph over evil forms the basis of a lot of stories. Many TV shows have introduced us to the worst type of villains who almost lead us to believe that there is no way good can ever prevail. But their deaths in the progress of the story make for amazing plot twists and also satisfy viewers who can rest easy, knowing at least in the fictional world, justice prevails.
The deaths of characters in shows are heartbreaking but when villains go through untimely deaths, there is nothing as satisfying as that, especially if it is much-deserved. Here are some villain deaths that left the audience shocked but satisfied nonetheless. Warning, spoilers ahead.
Joffrey was the eighteenth king to rule from the Iron Throne. He met his untimely death after being poisoned with the strangler at his wedding feast by Olenna Tyrell.
Littlefinger or Lord Petyr Baelish was the Master of Coin on the Small Council under King Robert Baratheon and King Joffrey Baratheon. He died after he had his throat slit by Arya Stark.
He is the main antagonist of the show. He is the abusive husband of one of the main characters, Celeste Wright. He falls over backward down a flight of stairs to his death, breaking his neck and fracturing his skull.
Dandy Mott aspires to join the freak show but is denied by his wealthy mother. He is instead assigned a serial killing clown for his entertainment. He is a man-child with sociopathic tendencies and a God complex. He soon becomes a serial killer himself. He meets his end after he is drowned in a Chinese Water Torture Cell.
Gus or Gustavo Fring is a restaurateur, business magnate, and most importantly, a drug kingpin. Using his do-gooder image he runs a drug cartel. He dies after walking into a trap where a bomb goes off.
Philip Blake or The Governor is the antagonist of the post-apocalyptic horror series and comic books. He is a sociopathic and cunning man who is killed by being stabbed through the back by Michonne Hawthorne and later shot in the head by Lilly Chambler.
Yvonne "Vee" Parker was an inmate at Litchfield Penitentiary and the main antagonist of the second season. She was a powerful figure throughout the inmate population and had typical sociopathic traits. She is killed when another inmate, Rosa, was making an escape and, seeing Vee on the side of the road, runs her down with the jeep she is driving.
George Foyet, a.k.a. "The Boston Reaper" or simply "The Reaper" was a stalker, serial killer, and a mass murderer who had killed over 30 people. Aaron "Hotch" Hotchner beats him to death in a blind rage.
Snyder was the paranoid and authoritarian principal of Sunnydale High School. He would cover up the untoward incidents that took place at school. He met his untimely demise at the hands of the Mayor.
Ralph "Ralphie" Cifaretto was a soldier, and later captain in the DiMeo crime family. He is cunning and has an obnoxious personality. Tony strangles Ralph and kills him by slamming his head against his kitchen floor until he dies. He then enlists the help of Christopher Moltisanti to help dispose of the body.