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Added by Vergil x Dante

on 6 Nov 2010 10:52

 
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TV shows that ended too soon!

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1. The Sopranos (1999)
WHY did this go off? I loooved this show, and it's still one of my faves to this day. I've watched the seasons so many times. This should have had many more seasons, at least more than 6!
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People who added this item 2243  Average listal rating (1593 ratings) 7.7  IMDB Rating 8.8 
2. The X Files (1993)
Ok, so, the X-Files was on for 9 years? But I think we can all agree that it "jumped the shark" and ended years before it finally went off for good.
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3. The Adventures of Sinbad (1996)
Zen Gesner, come back to my tv right now. This show was cheap and corny but you were the sexiest man on my tv. And then the show also turned to shit in the second season. It didn't last long.
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People who added this item 8  Average listal rating (6 ratings) 7.3  IMDB Rating 7.9 
4. New York Undercover (1994)
One of my favorites forever. Last year I got all the seasons off of ebay. One of the main characters decided he was done with the show at the end of the 3rd season, and well, the 4th season marked the end of times for NYU. Such a shame, it was the shit when it was good.
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People who added this item 62  Average listal rating (53 ratings) 5.6  IMDB Rating 6.6 
5. Empty Nest (1988)
I miss this show, I think it was on for a good few years, but I loved it. I used to watch in reruns after school all the time in the 9th grade.
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People who added this item 510  Average listal rating (378 ratings) 6.5  IMDB Rating 7.7 
6. The Golden Girls (1985)
I think we all could have gone for a couple more years of this awesome show. I am sad that 3 of them have passed away. :(
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People who added this item 59  Average listal rating (46 ratings) 5.6  IMDB Rating 8.1 
7. Beyond Belief: Fact or Fiction (1997)
This was on FOX. Remember when James Brolin used to host it? Haha, good times.
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People who added this item 1  Average listal rating (1 ratings) 9  IMDB Rating 7.8 
8. The Unexplained (1996)
Great A&E show that vanished. A&E used to be so awesome. It's still alright now for a few shows, but there's a lot of shit on there too now.
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People who added this item 1  Average listal rating (1 ratings) 9  IMDB Rating 7.9 
9. American Justice (1992)
This show was GREAT. It still comes on in reruns, but they need to make new ones! Bill Curtis FTW!
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10. 413 Hope St. (1997)
This was so forgotten it didn't even have a listal page! I don't remember much about it myself, but I know I really liked it.
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11. Whose Line Is It Anyway? (1998)
Drew Carey, Jeff Davis, get off The Price Is Right and make more WHOSE LINE!!!!
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People who added this item 234  Average listal rating (147 ratings) 6.4  IMDB Rating 8.1 
12. The Critic (1994)
So funny, shouldn't have been canceled. There's so much pop-culture they could be making fun of on this show nowadays.
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People who added this item 648  Average listal rating (467 ratings) 6.8  IMDB Rating 8.1 
13. Rocko's Modern Life (1993)
Old School Nick' 90s cartoon. Need I say more?
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14. The Ren & Stimpy Show (1991)
One of the best cartoons ever. I miss it so much. The regular version was a lot better than that adult party version! D:
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15. The Jamie Foxx Show (1996)
This ran for 5 years. I thought it was awesome. And now they aren't even putting seasons 2-5 on DVD. Sadness.
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People who added this item 29  Average listal rating (21 ratings) 7.9  IMDB Rating 7.2 
16. Living Single (1993)
Another comedy I loved in the 90s. Again it came to DVD and only the first season was released.
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17. Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1997)
LOVED me some Buffy back in the day. Looking back at it now though, it's not as good as I remembered. Lot of cheap effects and bad acting, but the later seasons were much better.
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People who added this item 1350  Average listal rating (957 ratings) 7.1  IMDB Rating 8.1 
18. Angel (1999)
This got better as it went along as well. I just wish it hadn't got canceled the season Spike from Buffy came on it!
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19. Chappelle's Show (2003)
So funny. Too bad Dave Chappelle got disillusioned with the whole process and fled to Africa, never to be on TV again. :P
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20. Action (1999)
I don't know if anyone remembers this, it was a very short lived FOX show in the late 90s, it had a lot of interesting guest stars in cameos, including Keanu Reeves! :)
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21. Millennium (1996)
This show came on after The X Files on Friday nights for a few years. I really liked it in the beginning, but as memory serves it got shittier as it went on, and that led to it being canceled.
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22. The Wayans Bros. (1995)
This got canceled so hard they didn't even have a final episode. The last airing was just a normal episode, no conclusion, no sign off. I remember it well.
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23. Vanishing Son (1995)
Excuse me while I drool over Russell Wong. Who also needs to come back to my TV.

This show was a continuation of the TV movies. There were 4 of those and then this short-lived series to follow it up. Which I believe probably only had one season.
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24. The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air (1990)
Will Smith left the show to do movies, which was obviously the right choice for him, but I was sad when Fresh Prince was over.
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People who added this item 478  Average listal rating (323 ratings) 6.8  IMDB Rating 8.4 
25. Are You Afraid of the Dark? (1991)
This used to scare the shit of me when I was a kid. Anyone remember Crimson the Clown? Yeah, they don't make kids spooky shows like the used to....actually they don't really make them at all.
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People who added this item 285  Average listal rating (191 ratings) 6.6  IMDB Rating 7.9 
26. Goosebumps (1995)
Goosebumps ruled in the early to mid-90s with the books and this TV show. I really enjoyed both as a kid. I believe this show also got more shitty in the later years.
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People who added this item 482  Average listal rating (329 ratings) 7  IMDB Rating
27. Tales from the Crypt (1989)
All I have to say is...MAKE.NEW.ONES.
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28. Fear Itself (2008)
This was a show on NBC that wasn't well received at all. I don't really know why, it's a pretty good anthology horror show. It would have been interesting to see more seasons.
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29. Savannah (1996)
I think this was a first prime-time soap I'd ever watched. Probably the last too, because I was never really into those shows, but there was something about this one that had me hooked. This series didn't last long at all, though.
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30. Dream On (1990)
I used to catch re-runs of this in the early 00's on some channel. It was a good, funny show, but most people don't even know it existed.
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Here's my list, Vergil may do his own in the future.

Now, all of these on here aren't ones that were canceled, some of them just ended before they should have due to various reasons.

-Dante

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Comments

Posted: 3 years, 5 months ago at Nov 7 11:09
I agree with Buffy and Angel.
I'm reading the Buffy comics now though, and they're awesome.
If only season 8 was made on tv, using the comics as scripts, it'd be amazing.
Posted: 3 years, 5 months ago at Nov 21 0:11
Savannah! I don't know anyone else who would confess to watching it, let alone liking it. Glad I'm not alone!
Posted: 3 years, 5 months ago at Nov 21 2:19
Yeah, I don't even know how many people know about it lol.I was only in the 7th or 8th grade then though, if I saw it now it might be shit, but it was good to me back then! XD
Posted: 2 years, 11 months ago at May 10 2:42
Good list, but My so-Called Life should be on it
Posted: 2 years, 11 months ago at May 10 3:31
Hated that show! lol
Posted: 2 years, 1 month ago at Mar 15 10:30
About Angel, Joss said that without James Marsters there would have been no Angel season 5, so I guess it's more positive if you look at it that way instead: Spike saved the show for one more season.

I agree about the X-files the ending was incomplete and then the "I want to believe" movie sucked. It was such a waste when they could have used the movie to wrap up what they started on the show.
Posted: 1 year, 8 months ago at Aug 11 21:21
Great list! I think Firefly is another show that ended way too soon.

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