Shows That Should Have Never Been Canceled

The Top Ten

1 The Lone Gunmen

Drake and josh should have never been cancelled. I don't really care for any shows that are in the top 10. Drake ^^ Josh is the best show EVER.

2 Family Guy Family Guy Family Guy is an American adult animated sitcom created by Seth MacFarlane for the Fox Broadcasting Company. The series centers on the Griffins, a family consisting of parents Peter (Idiotic Dad) and Lois (Nagging Wife), their children Meg (Socially Awkward Daughter) Chris (Idiotic Son), and Stewie ...read more.

I know they brought it back bt it shouldn't have been canceled in the first place, in fact it was even better before

This show was for limited ages because it had adult content on it, which is inappropriate.

Deserves to get cancelled. Piece of crap. - 445956

Best animated show ever! Clever as it gets!

Should have stayed cancelled - Fireboy

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3 Firefly

This is one of my all time favorite TV shows, but it was cut because of weird showing times. Loved the movie - Hannibalbarka

Well, duh. Firefly was a great show, extremely well-written, and such an original concept wrapped in classic ideas. It didn't even get a whole season for idiotic reasons.

They Never even gave it a chance! - Freak_Show1

People really need to be fired over this move.

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4 Freaks and Geeks Freaks and Geeks Freaks and Geeks is an American teen comedy-drama television series, created by Paul Feig, with Judd Apatow as executive producer, that aired on NBC during the 1999–2000 television season.

Is this even a question? This show I should ONE OF THE best of all time. The kids seemed real. Today, the child actors don't convince you they're really their character. It launched many of its actors into fame. All in all, one of the greatest shows ever and never deserved to be cancelled.

One of the most incredible depictions of teenage life in the 80s. What an all star cast, too. James Franco, Seth Rogan, Jason Segel, Busy Phillips, John Daly. SUCH A GOOD SHOW.

Way better than Family guy, which should be canceled; AGAIN. - gamefreak198

I don't give a damn bout meh reputation! Livin in the past... New generation.

5 Futurama Futurama Futurama is an American animated science fiction sitcom created by Matt Groening for the Fox Broadcasting Company.

No! They Finally did it they canceled the show! Why! Why! How could this happen. Na I'm Just kidding they brought it back. or did they ha ha

Oh no you would be whining if this was up to season 20 calling it crap. You bash the Simpsons all the time, If the Simpsons was cancelled in Season 8 people would complain FACT SO SHUT UP.

So long for the Squeaky-voiced Teen on The Simpsons trying to commit suicide because it was cancelled early - jrodz

It was epic I can't believe the Simpsons has been going for 29 years and Futurama only went for 14 years it's unfair. - PatrickStar3

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6 Arrested Development Arrested Development Arrested Development is an American television sitcom created by Mitchell Hurwitz, which originally aired on Fox for three seasons from November 2, 2003, to February 10, 2006. A fourth season of 15 episodes was released on Netflix on May 26, 2013. The show follows the fictitious Bluth family, a formerly ...read more.

It's the funniest show I have ever seen. I can't believe they cancelled it! It had great jokes, great plots, and great people. It just shows how bad America's sense of humor is.

Greatest show of all time. America was to dumb for it though.

This show was absolutely genius, I would call it a modern intelligent version of Seinfeld

this was a good show good actors and actresses.
- tanker58

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7 My Name Is Earl

It was a cool show about some former red neck criminals. Pretty underrated I might say. -

How is this not number 1?! This is one of the best shows of all time! - jeremiahmoses

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8 George Lopez George Lopez

george lopez is the show ever. WHAPA! - pokemonsuck8

9 Pushing Daisies

One of the best shows of all-time. It is a shame that the writers strike happened before it could get on it's feet.

This and Firefly are my two favourite shows and it is so unbelievably frustrating that they got cut short.

10 Go On

The Contenders

11 My So-Called Life My So-Called Life
12 Veronica Mars

Never Shoulda be canceled!!

13 Married With Children Married With Children Married... with Children is an American television live-action sitcom that aired on Fox, created by Michael G. Moye and Ron Leavitt. Originally broadcast from April 5, 1987 to June 9, 1997, it is the longest-lasting live-action sitcom on Fox, and the first to be broadcast in the network's primetime ...read more.
14 Undeclared
15 Star Trek

Maybe the third season was more laughable than ever with some cheesy episodes, but I am sure Roddenberry and his writing staff could have continued the "five-year mission" instead of the "three-year" one!

Bottom line, Star Trek, for the '60s, was way ahead of its time.

And what's that old joke? "The red shirts die first! " - CrazyElephant

OK. Maybe I am a Trekkie, but you would be too after watching a couple of episodes! - thedude

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16 La Femme Nikita

I could watch this show over and over and over again.
Peta Wilson was the best Nikita I've seen - Irina2932

Pita wilson is awesome! This show always had awesome music and had crazy twists that I never saw coming. Love this show!

17 Ugly Betty Ugly Betty
18 Everybody Hates Chris Everybody Hates Chris

This show is amazing.. because it always has chris in trouble so that's funny well the theme intro song is epic!

19 Mr. Meaty Mr. Meaty Mr. Meaty is a Canadian-American television series created by Jamie Shannon and Jason Hopley. The show centers on two lazy teenage boys named Josh Redgrove and Parker Dinkleman, who work at a fast food restaurant.

Lol. This deserved to be cancelled.

Nah. This totally deserved to be taken off air.

Mr. Meaty is one of the best shows to ever air on Television. I

20 Space: Above and Beyond

It had a good story line that could have been extended in all directions.

This show's storyline could have been ran for atleast 7 to 10 seasons. - RdrTech

21 Angel Angel Angel is an American television series, a spin-off from the television series Buffy the Vampire Slayer.

I miss angel and I love buffy too btw angel is the runoff of buffy and charmed should NEVER have been canceled I actually want to slap whoever cancled it!

A great show that was left without an ending. So sad! - alexa

22 Dark Angel

great show with really amazing characters and it was about a very good idea ...it's a big loss that they canceled it huge one.

I watched Dark angel as a child, and I remember being so angry when there was no continuation. I thought the channel has't bought all the season rights.
Then not long ago I took it again, basically finished both seasons in a few 5 days. And I was left raging.
Such an awesome concept, story AND actors.
Such a shame it was cancelled D:

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23 Friends Friends F•R•I•E•N•D•S is an American television sitcom, created by David Crane and Marta Kauffman, which originally aired on NBC from September 22, 1994, to May 6, 2004, lasting ten seasons. It now airs on Nick at Nite. ...read more.
24 Party Down
25 Farscape
26 Millennium

This was an excellent show. It only lasted three seasons.

27 Roswell
28 Kim Possible Kim Possible Kim Possible is an American animated children's television series created by Bob Schooley and Mark McCorkle for Disney Channel.

This show is AMAZING, am I the only person who still remembers this show? How could you not forget? Wade, Kim Possible, Bonnie Rockwaller, Ron Stoppable, and the adorable naked mole rat Rufus. I am a 14 year old who has watched every episode of this series 5 times. I miss the old disney days. Don't you remember Ron and Rufus? This show is hilarious, it can never ever get old. Come on KP Fans! VOTE!

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29 WKRP in Cincinnati

Was canceled after two years, right as it was reaching its stride! - alanald

After 4 years and 88 episodes WKRP ended on a cliff hanger.
I don't know how network executives are rated and then summarily fired, but this is one of those cases.

30 Quantum Leap
31 The Adventures of Brisco County Jr.
32 Witchblade
33 Dinosaurs

Yes, I was severely disappointed when this got cancelled. Sherman Hemsley as Earl Sinclair's boss at Conglomo was a gas! - howie115

Canceled way before it was supposed to. Had many great seasons still left in it.

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34 Life As We Know It

LOVE IT, LOVE IT, LOVE IT! They should make a 2d season... The actors are actually looking like they were in 2004... So...
And I also see that many people want it back... why do they cancelled it? Just because they talked about sex?

I used to love this show so much! It really wasn't your tipical high-school drama, this show was freaking hilarious! I wish it had at least gotten a second season!

35 Invasion
36 Tru Calling

it's a great show and i liked it so much and i hate that they canceled it.

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37 Dead Like Me

One of the best shows out there. It was sure as hell way better than most of the shows on television nowadays. I don't even understand why they would have cancelled it.

I will never forgive showtime for cancelling dead like me after only two (amazing) seasons. It's a shame

Quirky, fun and original, the show had so much more life in it.

38 Upright Citizens Brigade

One of the funniest and most unique shows I could name, incredibly underrated and very ahead of it's time, I can only hope Comedy Central gives it another chance, anyone who has seen this should miss this show as much as I do

39 Judging Amy

Her favorite anime.

BEST ANIME# - GhostModer

40 Jericho

Best T.V. show ever. there is still hope it might come back - MarchingGL

41 Invader Zim Invader Zim Invader Zim is an American animated television series created by Jhonen Vasquez for Nickelodeon. The series centers on an extraterrestrial named Zim from the planet Irk, and his mission to conquer Earth and enslave the human race along with his malfunctioning robot servant GIR.

I'm pretty sure a movie was planned for this show and out of nowhere, they cancelled it! It seems nick has a certain episode limit before they cancel a show (ex: Icarly, Victorious).

I strongly agree with this. They planned an entire other season for this, and the series finale was never completed because Nick found out about the 'bloody GIR' pictures!

Somebody told me it got canceled cause it was ahead of time it was ahead of when it was supposed to end. - toy

Invader Zim = when you can just draw like a six year old and get a cartoon show aired. Then people complain when its axed, well sorry that you miss childhood nostalgia.

42 Megas XLR Megas XLR Megas XLR is an American animated action comedy television series created by Jody Schaeffer and George Krstic for Cartoon Network.

that show was hilarious. there were very few times when I laughed harder than the time it showed them blowing up the dmv for like 5 minutes straight. I miss that show... - deadgrass27

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43 Another World

This wonderful soap opera never should have been cancelled. It has a wonderful cast and needed a better direction then they gave it at the end. What could have been.

44 Get A Life

Chris Elliott was great as a 30 year old paper boy.

45 Mystery Science Theater 3000
46 Flash Forward

This may shock some people but flash forward was one of the best T.V. shows ever. It was brilliantly directed, the acting wasn't anything to talk about but for something this far fetched to even be considered it has to be genius.

47 Mr. Show with Bob and David

A good sketch comedy show is hard to come by and this is one of them, in fact if Mr. Show were still on it would be the only good sketch comedy show left (I don't know what happened to SNL but it's been crap ever since the last good cast member, Will Ferrel, left)

48 Justice

Amazing show on FOX. It was a lawyer show where we have no idea what actually took place until the very end of the show after we found out what the jury decided. Then they would show the audience what actually happened. Amazing ideas, amazing scripts, amazing performances. - keziahsuperstar

49 Rome Rome Rome is a British-American-Italian historical drama television series created by John Milius, William J.
50 Star Trek: Enterprise

A show that when it shone it was the very best Trek had to offer. I personally think it was reaching incredible places in season 4, season 5 I really believe with the Reeves-Stevens on board, would have been the best of all Trek. What a shame, I just finished watching the series again and that feeling of sadness and loss at the ending credits hits me just as hard each time.

Infinitely better than Voyager. It was just hitting it's stride in the fourth season when it was canceled.

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