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TV Shows Canceled Before Their Time

List Criteria: Vote up and add all of the best TV shows that were cancelled before they should've been.

List of canceled TV shows that didn't deserve to die is ranked by TV fans around the world. From shows that ended too soon to shows that shouldn't have been taken off the air at all, these are the TV shows canceled well before their time was up. Popular shows on this list include "Arrested Development" and "Party Down", but this list of the best cancelled TV shows isn't only about comedies.

What are the best TV shows cancelled before their time? What TV shows were cancelled but came back? Vote on your favorite comedy shows, dramas, sci-fi series, and crossover TV programs, or add your own list of TV shows that should have been given a second chance.
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    the people's #1 & most listed Christina Hendricks, Summer Glau, Morena Baccarin

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    Charlize Theron, Ron Howard, Portia de Rossi

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    James Franco, Seth Rogen, Jason Segel

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    Kristin Chenoweth, Anna Friel, Lee Pace

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    Rebecca Gayheart, Mandy Patinkin, Jasmine Guy

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    ranked low on reranks William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy, George Takei

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    added by SHEBANDIT Katey Sagal, Frank Welker, Billy West

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    Kristen Bell, Amanda Seyfried, Alyson Hannigan

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    Jeffrey Jones, Timothy Olyphant, Sarah Paulson

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    Lena Headey, Summer Glau, Shirley Manson

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    Eliza Dushku, Amy Acker, Alan Tudyk

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    Jaime Pressly, Nadine Velazquez, Jason Lee

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    added by MarceeStewart Jason O'Mara, Stephen Lang, Christine Adams

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    added by nr1bacc Felicia Day, Salli Richardson, Erica Cerra

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    Hayden Panettiere, Kristen Bell, Ali Larter

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    Jessica Alba, Jensen Ackles, Michael Weatherly

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    Jolene Blalock, Scott Bakula, Linda Park

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    ranked low on reranks & added by dkonigsbach Dean Stockwell, Scott Bakula, Deborah Pratt

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    Missy Peregrym, Jenny Wade, Rick Gonzalez

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    Laura Vandervoort, Morena Baccarin, Elizabeth Mitchell

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    added by TheQuillyOne Tim Roth, Jennifer Beals, Monica Raymund

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    ranked low on reranks Whoopi Goldberg, Patrick Stewart, Wil Wheaton

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    Kevin McKidd, Ray Stevenson, Ciarán Hinds

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    added by Carol Archer Anna Torv, Joshua Jackson, John Noble

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    Don Francks, John Leyton, Marino Masé

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    added by flanigandaily Jason Momoa, Jewel Staite, Amanda Tapping Joe Flanigan, David Hewlett, Jason Momoa, Rachel Luttrell

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    Charisma Carpenter, David Boreanaz, Amy Acker

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    Bernadette Peters, Frank Welker, Tress MacNeille

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    Claire Danes, Jared Leto, Wilson Cruz

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    Heather Graham, Lara Flynn Boyle, Sherilyn Fenn

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    Lorne Greene, Maren Jensen, Patrick Macnee

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    Joanne Kelly, Jaime Murray, Allison Scagliotti

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    added by cjew15 Kaley Cuoco, Rose McGowan, Alyssa Milano

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    Sarah Shahi, Damian Lewis, Brooke Langton

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    Bill Corbett, Kevin Murphy, Joel Hodgson

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    Andy Dick, Phil Hartman, Jon Lovitz

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    ranked low on reranks & added by Juba Jeri Ryan, Elisabetta Canalis, Beth Riesgraf

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    often listed & ranked high on reranks Felicity Huffman, Josh Charles, Robert Guillaume

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    Michael Clarke Duncan, Eric Roberts, Geoff Stults

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    Claudia Black, Ben Browder, Raelee Hill

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    added by Carol Archer John Barrowman, Lauren Ambrose, Bill Pullman

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    ranked low on reranks & added by susielqt Loni Anderson, Jan Smithers, Howard Hesseman

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    Gabrielle Union, Peyton List, Joseph Fiennes

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    Sam Neill, Parminder Nagra, Sarah Jones

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    Eliza Dushku, Cobie Smulders, Matt Bomer

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    Linda Hunt, Adrienne Barbeau, Nick Stahl

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    added by joekoomen Mark Hamill, Brad Garrett, Micky Dolenz

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    added by AnthonyBower Robert Carlyle, Ming-Na Wen, Lou Diamond Phillips Out of all the Stargate Series, I have to say this one was the most excieting. Great cast, ...

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    often listed & ranked high on reranks Seth Rogen, Charlie Hunnam, Jason Segel

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    often listed Shannyn Sossamon, Alex O'Loughlin, Sophia Myles

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