15 Shows That Replaced Actors and Hoped We Wouldn’t Notice
Casting TV shows can be a tricky business. Incomes, egos, and schedules all need to be managed and sorted in a way that pleases all those involved in the production, and disagreements/complications are bound to arise during the process. And when an actor either quits or gets fired after production has already begun, the producers have to decide whether to write-out the character or bring in a new actor, all while hoping not too many people notice.
Here are fourteen shows that decided to keep the character and replace the actor–leading to an occasional awkward transition.