'New Girl's Coach & 8 Other TV Characters We're Thankful For This Thanksgiving

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There are many things to be thankful for this Thanksgiving: health, happiness, the fact that one of these guys gets to eat free on Thursday. There's nothing like the holidays to make you grateful for the important things in life, which, of course, includes TV. From Breaking Bad to Game of Thrones to Scandal, 2013 saw some of the best episodes of television we've ever had the pleasure of watching.

This year also saw our favorite shows giving much-needed screen-time to characters we've come to know and love, and we couldn't be happier. In a year filled with fantastic TV characters, here are the nine that we're most thankful for this Thanksgiving.

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