These over-the-top TV show deaths were the definition of overkill. We’re looking at deaths that stuck out because they were overdramatic, ridiculous, or gratuitous. Believe it or not, Tom Cruise exploding is probably the most subtle death on this list! WatchMojo ranks the most over-the-top TV show deaths. Which TV death did you think was the most over-the-top? Let us know in the comments!

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  1. In terms of the emotional torture he meted out on every episode he was in, Romano getting a helicopter dropped on his ass was a rather mild choice – personally, having him eaten by a swarm of sewer rats (essentially being cannibalized) would have been preferable. Good doctor? Maybe… but human? Not even close.

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  3. So instead of taking the cooks head out of the fryer you keep it in. Instead of intense pain and some burns you cause death

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