Why they made the list: Ok, so this family isn't ACTUALLY cursed or haunted. But is there another family in pop culture as tortured as these guys?The Worst Thing That Happens to Them: One son is crippled. One daughter is a hostage. Another is on the run. The mother, father and eldest son all dead. Like we said – it's tough being a Stark.What They Could Have Done Differently: Don't mess with the Lannisters. Except Tyrion. Everybody loves Tyrion.