Favorite canceled TV show?


  1. Doit2it

    Doit2it Well-Known Member

    What's your favorite short lived canceled TV show?

    I'll start off with three. All are on Netflix streaming, check them out!

    Eli Stone: More of a dramedy, but this show had SO much heart. Every episode had one of those feel good moments. So sad it was canceled after 2 seasons.

    Life: Ony 2 seasons. Damian Lewis as a cop who found Zen while in prison partnered with Sarah Shahi who has a past of her own. Great rapport between the two mains, and just great episodic TV with progressive underlying stories.

    Better Off Ted: Only 2 seasons. Comedy about corporate America that was so much funnier than the Office ever tried to be. I never knew Portia de Rossi could be so funny (I never watched AD).

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  2. tube517

    tube517 Well-Known Member

    Arrested Development
  3. Rooferkev

    Rooferkev Well-Known Member

    I quite liked Flashforward
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  4. Doit2it

    Doit2it Well-Known Member

    I started that but quit after 3 or 4 episodes. Might have to finish it out on the web someday.
  5. MacFett

    MacFett Well-Known Member

    There have been quite a few I liked a lot, Firefly, SU2, Greg The Bunny, Drive & Alien Nation (funny, they're all Fox shows). I think the one I miss the most would be Alien Nation followed closely by Firefly.
  6. Gmash

    Gmash Well-Known Member

    Firefly being canceled was criminal. I also liked Dark Angel, especially the first season.
  7. kct1975

    kct1975 Well-Known Member

    True Calling
  8. sherri

    sherri Well-Known Member

    Loved Eli Stone as well.

    Moonlight (starring Alex McLaughlin as a vampire.....)

    The Finder
  9. as439726

    as439726 Well-Known Member

    Heroes
    Firefly
    No Ordinary Family
    Joey.(Just Kidding)
    Matt Houston (damn show ended on a cliff hanger)
    Alcatraz
  10. Ringhale

    Ringhale Well-Known Member

    There have been a few but the most recent have been.

    Flashforward
    The Event
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  11. SUroot

    SUroot Well-Known Member

    Reaper.
  12. Firefly (Biggest crime EVER)
    Drive
    Eli Stone
    Moonlight
    Brimstone
    The West Wing

    I'm sure there is more, but this is all I can think of.
  13. as439726

    as439726 Well-Known Member


    Hell yes on Firefly. Too early for it's time. It would be a hit now
  14. UrsusVIIILXXXVII

    UrsusVIIILXXXVII Well-Known Member

    Anyone remember The Pretender or Pushing Daisies? Those are a couple shows off the top of my head that I miss.
  15. thicks56

    thicks56 Well-Known Member

    Life and Firefly where both favourites of mine was rediculous that they were cancelled.
  16. as439726

    as439726 Well-Known Member

    Still sad about Terra Nova. I thought I heard rumor someone else might pick it up. Loved that show
  17. downthemachine

    downthemachine Developer Incognito VIP Member

    +3 on firefly, just watched serenity, so depressing, that show had sooo much potential. Somebody get Castle canceled! Also, the river, the finder, house - technically ended, not cancelled, but still. The death of the stargate series including sgu. Man TV sucks now:(
  18. sherri

    sherri Well-Known Member

    Life Is Wild (does anyone else remember this?)
  19. Kruncha

    Kruncha Well-Known Member

    I loved that show.

    I agree with others about Firefly aswell.
  20. Lucky Armpit

    Lucky Armpit Well-Known Member

    I enjoyed Mercy and Trauma, and was sad to see them cancelled. Wish NBC would have given them more of a chance.

    The Shield was my favorite and I hated to see it go, but it had run its course. And the ending was fantastic.
  21. kct1975

    kct1975 Well-Known Member

    Journeyman....it was a great show and very interesting!

    Unfortunately NBC killed it before it had a chance to get popular
  22. as439726

    as439726 Well-Known Member


    Hell yes on that one. What were they thinking? Ended without filing in the blanks.
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  23. kct1975

    kct1975 Well-Known Member

    :dito:

    Ya it is really too bad the story lines were interesting and the acting was great.
  24. as439726

    as439726 Well-Known Member


    If I remember correctly, didn't it croak because of the writers strike like Heroes did?
  25. gbiggie

    gbiggie La patience et le pardon Guide

    C.H.I.P.S.
    or Emergency 51(Think that was the number)?
    Will be surprised if anyone remembers these two:eek:

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