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Carol Lockwood (Susan Walters)
We loved her because: Part of the show since the pilot, Carol started off as a weak-willed rich lady who stood idly by as her husband berated their son. By the end of her life, though, she was a fiercely protective mother and an ally to our vamps.
Feb. 21, 2013
We lost her because: Klaus drowned her in the town square as an act of revenge against Tyler, after learning that Tyler had un-sired his hybrids and conspired to bury him in cement.