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Added by Brian G on 23 Jan 2017 05:42
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Cancelled Shows Ending with Cliffhangers

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People who added this item 707 Average listal rating (554 ratings) 7.1 IMDB Rating 8.1
Quantum Leap (1989)
"Sam never made it home."
People who added this item 89 Average listal rating (72 ratings) 5.6 IMDB Rating 7.1
Benson (1979)
The series ends with Benson and Gatling watching the election returns on TV…and that's it

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People who added this item 239 Average listal rating (138 ratings) 6.7 IMDB Rating 6.9
In what would turn out to be Alcatraz’s final episode, Sarah Jones’ main character Rebecca Madsen supposedly dies (spoiler alert) and it is revealed that the show-premise phenomenon occurring at the prison is happening all over the country. Two big cliffhangers, zero resolution.
People who added this item 1529 Average listal rating (1094 ratings) 7.2 IMDB Rating 7.9
Angel (1999)
The ending of Angel was no joke: Cordelia was dead, Fred was overtaken by Illyria, Wesley was dead, and Lorne went his own way after killing Lindsay. Then, just as Angel, Illyria, Gunn, and Spike are overrun by demons and dragons, etc. in an alley, all fans see is Angel swinging his sword toward the screen as it fades to black.
People who added this item 1225 Average listal rating (935 ratings) 6.2 IMDB Rating 7.4
ALF (1986)
ALF getting captured by an Alien Task Force.
People who added this item 33 Average listal rating (24 ratings) 7.2 IMDB Rating 7.2
The final scene of this series, which only lasted one season, ended with Lily (Caroline Dhavernas) discovering Mateo (Nicholas Rodriguez) lying on the ground after being shot, as his family’s cocaine field burned in the background.
People who added this item 109 Average listal rating (71 ratings) 6.7 IMDB Rating 7.7
Nashville (2012)
After four years, Nashville's last moments saw Juliette (Hayden Panettiere) in peril: The plane she's on loses contact after sending out a distress signal. Both Avery and the viewers are left wondering about the singer's fate.
People who added this item 272 Average listal rating (165 ratings) 7.7 IMDB Rating 7.9
So there are no plans for a third season in the near future, which is a pity, because when we last saw Jack, he was bleeding to death after being shot by a mystery man who also stole a heavily-redacted personnel file on Carter.
People who added this item 210 Average listal rating (132 ratings) 7.2 IMDB Rating 7.2
Alphas (2011)
The series ended with the show's "big bad" setting off a photostimulator bomb in a train station, leaving everyone unconscious
Unfortunately, the finale of TSCC sees John Connor jump into a future that has never heard of him, so as it stands, TSCC essentially undid the entire Terminator franchise
People who added this item 1962 Average listal rating (1470 ratings) 7 IMDB Rating 7.7
Fans never got to see if Earl finished his list, or who Earl Jr.'s biological father was.
People who added this item 446 Average listal rating (328 ratings) 6.6 IMDB Rating 7.4
In the series finale, pregnant Delinda starts bleeding. It was rumored that Delinda and her husband Danny would have a cameo on "Knight Rider" to reveal the outcome of the jeopardized pregnancy, but that show was canceled, too. A bigger cliffhanger was when, during the funeral for casino owner A.J. Cooper, who died in a plane crash, Cooper actually strolls in and reveals he isn't dead.
People who added this item 261 Average listal rating (173 ratings) 7 IMDB Rating 7.4
The Dead Zone (2002)
The season six finale reveals that Johnny's father is still alive; the suggestion that the armageddon Johnny has visions of was at least partially caused by him; and the revelation that Johnny's son may have inherited his father's gift.
People who added this item 821 Average listal rating (568 ratings) 7.1 IMDB Rating 7.4
Dark Angel (2000)
The series ends with the military preparing to invade, and the super-soldiers preparing to stand their ground. Several novels were written following the show's cancelation, which fleshed out the mythology that would have been explored in a third season.
People who added this item 259 Average listal rating (185 ratings) 7.1 IMDB Rating 7.9
NewsRadio (1995)
At the end of the season, the station owner bought a new radio station in a small town in New Hampshire, with the hopes of moving the show setting and starting anew. But by then it was too late, and the series was canceled.
People who added this item 12 Average listal rating (9 ratings) 7 IMDB Rating 7.4
Sydney discovers a new virtual reality realm, VR.7, which has trapped her mother and the sister who was supposed to have died in childhood. Sydney is left in a coma.
he fourth season of "Lois & Clark" featured the titular pair finally getting married. In what turned out to be the series finale, the couple found a Kryptonian baby left for them
People who added this item 75 Average listal rating (48 ratings) 7.1 IMDB Rating 7.6
The series ends with a fade to black during a ritual which may let Nick recapture his humanity, leaving people to wonder if Nick turned his human companion, Natalie, into a vampire, let her die, or died himself.
They didn't have a chance to write a big finale, but they did blow their budget (and then some) on a lush, time-traveling finale.
People who added this item 458 Average listal rating (327 ratings) 6.3 IMDB Rating 7.1
The Robin Williams classic ended with Mork and Mindy getting married, the world discovering that Mork was an alien, Mindy's home getting destroyed, and the pair getting lost in a time vortex.
People who added this item 91 Average listal rating (67 ratings) 6.7 IMDB Rating 8.1
Soap (1977)
Among the cliffhangers, one character was threatening to kill his son and wife; another character was about to be executed by a Communist firing squad; and another character was being ambushed by thugs.


They just ended and left us hanging as to what became of our beloved characters

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