23 TV Characters Recast After The Actor Quit the Show
Greg (Crazy Ex-Girlfriend)
When Greg left Crazy Ex-Girlfriend early on the show’s second season, it seemed like it was going to be the last we saw of the character. The actor who played him, Santino Fontana, left the show amicably to pursue other opportunities.
When it was announced that Greg would be returning for the fourth season played by Skyler Astin, it threw some fans for a loop. Though most shows don’t acknowledge recastings like this, Crazy Ex-Girlfriend chose to make it part of the text of the show. It’s a sly comment on how our perceptions of the people around us change as we ourselves do.