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List Rules Television shows that should have ended on a high note, but didn't.

Sometimes, the stars align and a TV show actually goes out in its prime - sadly, that doesn't happen very often! Here's a list of shows that should've ended on a high note, but chugged on long enough that the show left viewers wishing they'd cancelled it when it was still great. Here's a list of some shows many argue overstayed their welcome. Vote up the shows that you think should've left sooner, vote down any shows you wouldn't put on this list!
Jersey Shore is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list TV Shows That Overstayed Their Welcome
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Jersey Shore


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Actors: Ronnie Ortiz-Magro, Vinny Guadagnino, Jenni 'Jwoww' Farley

Premiered: 2009

Number of Seasons: 6

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Glee is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list TV Shows That Overstayed Their Welcome
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Glee


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Actors: Lea Michele, Jane Lynch, Matthew Morrison

Premiered: 2009

Number of Seasons: 4

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Jon & Kate Plus 8 is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list TV Shows That Overstayed Their Welcome
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Jon & Kate Plus 8


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Actors: Aaden Jonathan Gosselin, Jon Gosselin, Collin Thomas Gosselin, Hannah Joy Gosselin Joel Kevin Gosselin, + more

Premiered: 7273

Number of Seasons: 7

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The Hills is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list TV Shows That Overstayed Their Welcome
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The Hills


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Actors: Heidi Montag, Audrina Patridge, Lauren Conrad

Premiered: 2006

Number of Seasons: 6

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Desperate Housewives is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list TV Shows That Overstayed Their Welcome
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Desperate Housewives


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Actors: Teri Hatcher, Felicity Huffman, Marcia Cross

Premiered: 2004

Number of Seasons: 8

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The Office is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list TV Shows That Overstayed Their Welcome
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The Office


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Actors: Rainn Wilson, John Krasinski, Jenna Fischer

Premiered: 2005

Number of Seasons: 9

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Grey's Anatomy is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list TV Shows That Overstayed Their Welcome
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Grey's Anatomy


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Actors: Ellen Pompeo, Justin Chambers, Chandra Wilson

Premiered: 2005

Number of Seasons: 9

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American Idol is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list TV Shows That Overstayed Their Welcome
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American Idol


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Actors: Simon Cowell, Randy Jackson, Ryan Seacrest

Premiered: 2002

Number of Seasons: 11

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