TV Character Ch-Ch-Ch-Changes 

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Deborah Ann Woll as Jessica on 'True Blood'
Deborah Ann Woll as Jessica on 'True Blood'
HBO
Remember on 'True Blood' when Jessica (Deborah Ann Woll) was a sweet, sheltered, virginal Christian teen? Well, the good ol' days of 'True Blood' are long behind us, as is the Jessica of yore (or at least Season 1), who has since become a full-fledged ass-kicking, sexpot vampire. 
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Will Friedle as Eric in 'Boy Meets World'
Will Friedle as Eric in 'Boy Meets World'
ABC Television Network
If there was anyone who should have been taking sage elder advice from Mr. Feeney, it wasn't Cory — it was his brother Eric (Will Friedle). Over the course of seven seasons, the floppy-haired dreamboat older brother somehow went from a cool underachiever to what could only be medically described as completely brain dead. 
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Mindy Kaling as Kelly on 'The Office'
Mindy Kaling as Kelly on 'The Office'
NBC
The latter day fast-talking, Ryan-crushing, well-meaning airhead Kelly Kapoor would be horrified to meet the dowdy and flavorless Kelly Kapoor of Season 1. Or, at the very least, take her to the mall. Kelly evolved from demure office drone to a more Mindy Kaling-esque gal to the full-on Valley Girl we've come to know and love (mainly for teaching us how to use our Netflix queue). 
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Glenn Quinn as Mark on 'Roseanne'
Glenn Quinn as Mark on 'Roseanne'
ABC Television Network
Forget First and Second Becky, the biggest character change on 'Roseanne' was Becky(s)'s husband Mark (played by the late Glenn Quinn, pictured here with Second Becky Sarah Chalke). Mark started out as the rebellious bad boy whom you always feared your daughter would bring home (a nightmare come true for the Conners) and wound up being the very dim-witted boy you always feared your daughter would marry. 
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Adrianne Palicki as Tyra on 'Friday Night Lights'
Adrianne Palicki as Tyra on 'Friday Night Lights'
NBC
Texan Tyra (Adrianne Palicki) started off as one of the most unlikable characters on 'Friday Night Lights'. The bratty town teen sexpot seemed like nothing but trouble, but there was eventually more to the beautiful blonde than met the eye. She turned from a vixen to an ambitious go-getter who wrote what can only be described as the greatest college entry letter of all-time. New Tyra would have only been truly great, however, if she'd picked poor Landry. 
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David Schwimmer as Ross on 'Friends'
David Schwimmer as Ross on 'Friends'
NBC
You could argue that all of the characters on 'Friends' became altered throughout the nine seasons of the wildly popular sitcom (Joey got dumber, Monica got more uptight) but no one more so than Ross (played by David Schwimmer). In the first season (which won Schwimmer an Emmy) Ross was a smart, nebbishy, neurotic New Yorker right out of a Woody Allen movie, but as time went on he turned into a high-pitched, over-the-top goober. Still, without "new" Ross there are no leather pants, "pivot" or "U
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Julia Louis-Dreyfus as Elaine on 'Seinfeld'
Julia Louis-Dreyfus as Elaine on 'Seinfeld'
NBC
What would a nice New York gal be doing hanging around the likes of Jerry, Kramer, and George? When Elaine (Louis-Dreyfus) was first introduced on 'Seinfeld' she was the odd (wo)man out and was a woman the Elaine we came to know and love would likely hate and/or alienate. Soon, Elaine transformed into the cynical New York gal she was meant to be all along. 
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David Eigenberg as Steve on 'Sex and the City'
David Eigenberg as Steve on 'Sex and the City'
HBO
When Miranda (Cynthia Nixon) first met bartender Steve (David Eigenberg), he was a rare find: smart, sexy, and sensitive. Over the course of the show and the movies, though, Steve went from reading classic literature to watching 'Scooby-Doo,' and from being "the one" to being the guy that would (unbelievably) cheat on Miranda and force them into couples' counseling. By the time 'Sex and the City 2' rolled around, Steve had mostly returned to form, but the damage had already been done. 
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Alexis Denisof as Wesley-Wyndam Pryce on 'Buffy' and 'Angel'
Alexis Denisof as Wesley-Wyndam Pryce on 'Buffy' and 'Angel'
Warner Bros.
At the start of 'Buffy,' Wesley-Wydam Pryce (Alexis Denisof) seemed cowardly, at best. After getting fired from the Watchers' Council, Wesley stepped up his game and by the time he got to 'Angel,' he was ballsier and much more confident. Of course, poor Wesley had plenty of ups and downs throughout both series, making him an ever-evolving and changing, albeit beloved, character. 

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