We asked members of the BuzzFeed Community to tell us what storyline from a TV show was completely unnecessary. Here's what they had to say:
Note: Some of these submissions have been sourced from this Reddit thread because they were too good not to include.
Warning: This post contains mentions of sexual assault.
1.When Mark found out he had a daughter on Grey's Anatomy.
2.When Barney and Robin's wedding weekend on How I Met Your Mother lasted a whole season.
3.Nikki and Paulo's whole existence on Lost.
4.When Omar cheated on Ander with his sister's boyfriend on Elite while Ander had cancer.
5.Eric leaving for Africa on That '70s Show.
6.Carrie and Berger's relationship on Sex and the City.
7.When House purposely drove through Cuddy's home on House.
8.When an aging pill was used on prisoners as a substitute for them serving time on Oz.
9.The Gryphons and Gargoyles game taking over the town on Riverdale.
10.Dan being revealed as Gossip Girl on Gossip Girl.
11.Leo cheating on Grace on Will and Grace.
12.Emma and Spinner getting married on Degrassi: The Next Generation.
13.Ben's whole existence on Friends.
14.Randy and Donna's relationship on That '70s Show.
15.The whole Olivia kidnapping storyline on Scandal.
16.The "tickling videos" storyline on Riverdale.
17.Spencer having an evil twin at the end of Pretty Little Liars.
18.Bryce's redemption arc on 13 Reasons Why.
19.Mr. Turner getting into a motorcycle accident on Boy Meets World.
20.Frank being revealed as the child of Sam and Hannah's incestuous relationship on How to Get Away with Murder.
21.Cameron being in love with House on House.
22.When Blaine and Karofsky dated on Glee.
23.Annie’s cousin staying with her family on 90210 and ruining Annie's social life for no reason.
24.Hayley getting back with Dylan and then getting pregnant on Modern Family.
25.Tom finding out he had a daughter before he and Lynette were together on Desperate Housewives.
26.When Emma's stepdad, Mr. Simpson, cheated on her mom on Degrassi: The Next Generation.
27.When Britta and Troy dated on Community.
28.Rachel and Joey’s romance on Friends.
29.Luke discovering he had a daughter on Gilmore Girls.
30.Lily and Rufus meeting their son on Gossip Girl.
31.Quinn getting in a car accident and being in a wheelchair on Glee.
32.Eleven finding her siblings on Stranger Things.
33.When Finn kissed Emma right before her wedding to Mr. Schue on Glee.
34.Ian and Lip getting DNA tests done on Shameless and finding out Ian is not Frank’s son, but the son of one of Frank’s brothers.
35.Archie dating his teacher, Miss Grundy, in the first season of Riverdale.
36.Izzie having a brain tumor that resulted in her having sex with her dead ghost boyfriend on Grey's Anatomy.
37.Caleb and Spencer's relationship on Pretty Little Liars.
38.Pam and Jim having marital problems in the final season of The Office.
39.When Reagan was a replacement for Jess on New Girl.
40.Debra getting over her stepbrother being a serial killer and realizing she had romantic feelings for him on Dexter.
41.The whole last season of Once Upon a Time.
42.On Glee, when Rachel gave up her dream Broadway role in Funny Girl to star in that really bad TV show that got canceled.
43.When Schmidt cheated on Cece on New Girl.
44.The whole high school musical storyline in Season 1 of The Politician.
45.Landry killing a guy on Friday Night Lights.
46.Ted going back to Robin on the series finale of How I Met Your Mother.
47.And finally, Michael coming back after he had presumably died on Jane the Virgin.
Note: Some submissions have been edited for length and/or clarity.