Top Ten Worst Seasons of Good TV Shows

There's are a lot of good series out there, but does that mean they don't have any bad seasons? No. Here are some great examples of this.

The Top Ten

1 Season 4 (CatDog)

These other seasons on here where at least watchable, but this season completely ruined the show. I watched the entire season, and I regret it. Almost every episode was rather a Cat torture episode, a boring episode, and often times, both. Take The Great Parent Mystery for an example. It was so boring, and Winslow ratted out Cat on the Greasers. Also, Winslow lost all likability in this season. He was really mean to Cat. The only episode that I actually found good in this season was Kooky Prank Day. - RalphBob

2 Season 4 (Phineas and Ferb)

This season was pretty much saying that the creators are running out of ideas. Seasons 1-3 were clever and funny, but this season was really boring. Let's take Knot My Problem for example. It was literally an episode about untying a knot. And the Star Wars episode was the worst. It didn't even make sense, and Disney was to afraid to put an actual fight in it. At least the last episode was good. - RalphBob

What? This season is great? There's not a bad episode of Phineas and Ferb outside of Delivery of Destiny... which if I remember correctly, is from season 3. Know My Problem was funny, and had more plot than JUSt untying the know. Doofenshmirtz's plan was hilarious, and Candace's subplot was funny, too! - LarkwingFlight

3 Season 18 (The Simpsons)

Season 18 was full of mediocre episodes. Some episodes were good, but most were just mediocre. Due to most of the episodes being mediocre, it already makes it the worst Simpsons season, but what makes it so high on this list? Four words: The Boys of Bummer. I know I shouldn't base an entire season off of one episode, but this episode is just purely mean spirited and terrible. And, like I said before, most episodes were very mediocre. - RalphBob

4 Season 2 (Dinosaurs)

Season 2 had some really good episodes, but as a whole, it was a bad season. Keep in mind that the main audience for Dinosaurs is tweens. This season had a lot of episodes that were just to teach a lesson that tweens have probably already learned, or were terrible at explaining the lessons. Let's take What "Sexual Harris" Meant for example. It was to teach a lesson against sexism, but it really seemed to be teaching you to be sexist. Yes, Monica won the court case, but did she get her job back? No. That episode basically said "males always win" though that is not true. The same moral is taught in Fran Live, where Fran doesn't keep her job, and all of the guys are mean to her. - RalphBob

5 Season 4 (Lego Ninjago: Masters of Spinjitzu)

Zane is the most loved character in the show, because he is funny and makes the plot really interesting. So what do they do? They kill him off! After that episode, the series just wasn't as good. I really want them to bring Zane back. - RalphBob

The heck is this doing here?!

Why is it on the list?

6 was worse

6 Season 7 (Spongebob Squarepants)

There was to much suicide, bullying, and pet abuse in this season. Let's take Stuck in the Wringer as an example. Patrick is really mean to SpongeBob, and when SpongeBob says what he thinks, everybody thinks SpongeBob is the bad guy! It wasn't even the townspeople's buisness in the first place. - RalphBob

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7 Season 10 (Family Guy)
8 Season 1 (Rugrats)

I feel bad for putting a first season on this list, since they are just starting to develop everything, but I really didn't like season 1. It was pretty boring, and Tommy's voice was really annoying. My least favorite episode in the first season was Baby Commercials because it was very boring and repetitive. - RalphBob

9 Season 5 (iCarly)

I know a lot of people don't like iCarly, but I did as a kid, at least until this season. They added WAY to much pointless romance in this season. It was all Seddie (Sam and Freddie) and Creddie (Carly and Freddie)! It was obviously Creddie, because Seddie didn't even make sense. They hated eachother, and now they love eachother? Why? Just to add pointless romance I guess. - RalphBob

10 Season 9 (The X-Files)

(Sarcasm) You now how do make your show extremely awesome! Take away the two main characters that everyone likes and replace them with two other characters that nobody really cares for! (Out of sarcasm) I know it wasn't there choice that the guy who played Mulder left, but they should have just ended the series when he left. - RalphBob

The Contenders

11 Season 2 (Dexter)

This was the 3rd best season... - Kellen

12 Season 7 (The Big Bang Theory)
13 Season 5 (Ed Edd n Eddy)

Putting them in school? That ruins the whole purpose of the show! - lelennyface

14 Season 5 (Winx Club)
15 Season 5 (Total Drama)

Total Drama All Stars is not good compared to the rest. First of all, the character elimination order was STUPID. Lindsay, one of the best characters and my personal favorite, got voted off FIRST. And they kept that whiny little idiot named Courtney around until the final five? Pathetic. Way too many other reasons why this season wasn't good.

Lindsay had so much potential with Courtney... But they scrapped it in favor of Mal (AKA the worst TD villain ever). - Turkeyasylum

This season ruined the whole show. I watched one episode of this season and regretted it. - Ghostbunny

It was AMAZING in the first three seasons, ROTI was decent, but THIS? This was a TERRIBLE excuse for a Total Drama season! The worst episodes are The Final Wreck-Ening, Sundae Muddy Sundae, The Bold And The Booty-Ful, and Moon Madness. Out of all of those, The Final Wreck-Ening was the worst because multiple character may have died from the balloon scene. That, and Wawanakwa sinking. Terrible season of the best cartoon ever. - Turkeyasylum

16 Season 9 (The Office US)

The Office has to be one of the funniest shows I've ever seen. There's a character for everyone to root for in that show (Andy and Jim for me! ). The final two or three episodes were masterpieces in their own right. The ones before were...ehh. There WERE some good moments and things to look forward to. But a lot of things were just unnecessary and immersion-breaking.

They suddenly turned Andy into a jerk to have Erin leave him for another guy, just to end up single at the end of it all. Worst of all, they turned the perfectly healthy relationship of Jim and Pam into an unrealistic fight. Then there's the whole Brian thing, which is probably the worst part of the season.

All in all though, it IS mandatory to watch it if you plan to watch The Office. There are many good things, but they're nearly, but not completely, overshadowed by the bad. - higgsboson2142

17 Series 8 (Doctor Who)

Change the epic Time Traveling saga of the Doctor into... a really badly told love story... starring Clara instead of the Doctor. Horrible season without a good episode to its name. - LarkwingFlight

18 Season 7 (Red Dwarf)
19 Season 25 (The Simpsons)

I liked this season. - RalphBob

20 Season 5 (The Big Bang Theory)

The start of the once hilarious show's demise. - PositronWildhawk

21 Season 6 (Winx Club)
22 Season 7 (Winx Club)
23 Season 4 (Teen Wolf)
24 Season 3 (Total Drama)
25 Season 3 (Orange Is the New Black)
26 Season 8 (Criminal Minds)

Where do I begin? Season-long arc whose end was rather anti-climatic, said anti-climatic status temming somewhat from how they hyped up a character's death but the one who died was their insufferable boss rather than any of the actual main characters, annoying and inane romantic arc that reeked of bad fanfiction for one character, new cast member who was just plain boring, seeing dangerous killers subdued by a petite blond who in reality would've had her neck snapped instantly- think that covers everything.

27 Season 16 (Pokemon)
28 Season 6 (iCarly)
29 Season 7 (iCarly)
30 Season 4 (Drake and Josh)
31 Season 1 (Drake and Josh)
32 Season 3 (Hannah Montana)
33 Season 1 (Ned's Declassified)
34 Season 13 (Thomas and Friends)
35 Season 1 (The Chase)
36 Season 19 (Bob the Builder)
37 Season 9 (All That)
38 Season 1 (The Amanda Show)
39 Season 4 (Zoey 101)
40 Season 3 (Victorious)
41 Season 5 (Malcolm in the Middle)
42 Season 1 (The Walking Dead)
43 Season 15 (Thomas and Friends)
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Top Remixes

1. Season 10 (Family Guy)
2. Season 18 (The Simpsons)
3. Season 4 (CatDog)
1. Season 4 (CatDog)
2. Season 4 (Phineas and Ferb)
3. Season 2 (Dinosaurs)
1. Season 4 (Phineas and Ferb)
2. Season 4 (CatDog)
3. Season 18 (The Simpsons)


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