In Memoriam: A Video Tribute to Some of the Beloved Characters We Lost in 2017

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Dearly beloved, we are gathered here today to mourn the loss of several iconic fictional characters. Whether they were cut down in the line of duty, chose to make a noble sacrifice for the greater good, or simply kicked the bucket, all of these characters will be missed... well, almost all of them.

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Note: This post contains a spoiler for Star Wars: The Last Jedi after the video, so....

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...you’ve been warned.

One more time:

Illustration for article titled In Memoriam: A Video Tribute to Some of the Beloved Characters We Lost in 2017

I didn’t include this final one in the video because the movie is still so new, but I still wanted to pay tribute to one of the saddest losses this year: Luke Skywalker.

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May the Force Be With You, always.

Video Editor and Staff Writer at io9. My doppelganger is that rebelling greeting card from Futurama.

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I’ll be honest here, I cried like a baby during both Yondu and Logan’s funeral scenes. My dad is getting on in years, so those movies really got to me in a pretty big way.