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10.1k voters15 TV Shows That Tried To Keep Going After Major Characters Took OffGetting attached to characters in shows like Game of Thrones or The Walking Dead is a risk, because those series kill off major pl...
Nostalgia
8.9k votersBeloved TV Shows That Have Aged HorriblyMany people harbor fond memories of crowding around the TV to watch hit shows such as Friends and Home Improvement. Unfortunately,...
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1.5k voters14 TV Shows That Only Had One Good Season Then Fell Off A CliffCome on, admit it: everyone has a favorite show that, deep down, they know should have ended after one season. While shows like Th...
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8.1k voters14 Rumored And Real "Lost Episodes" Of TV ShowsThanks to the advent of streaming services, pretty much every episode of a TV show you want to see is out there – almost. There ar...
Entertainment
3.8k votersTV Shows That Would Have Been Better As MoviesWhen the era of "prestige television" began, every story suddenly needed to become a multi-season series that provided hours of co...
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1k voters19 TV Shows That Launched A Cast's Worth Of CareersBefore they were famous, they were an ensemble: these popular TV shows had more than just a handful of future A-listers. In the ca...
Death
8.6k votersThe Most Shocking TV Deaths Of All TimeWARNING: SPOILERS, SPOILERS, SPOILERS! If you are still catching up on some of your favorite current TV shows, stop scrolling now ...
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6.7k votersTV Shows That Progressively Got WorseMany of our cultural phenomenons on television have one thing in common: a great first season. That season sets the tone for the r...
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61.9k viewsTV Series Fans Successfully Got Un-CancelledWith series like Brooklyn Nine-Nine and Lucifer finding themselves on the chopping block, Google searches for “how to bring back a...
Comedy TV
382 voters15 Stupid TV Shows That Are Secretly BrilliantIt's a shame when funny shows are often misinterpreted as juvenile, because a lot of these shows aren't actually stupid at all. Th...
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40.6k views14 Television Shows That Put Insane Amounts Of Effort Into Tiny DetailsMaking a really good, detailed TV show requires a cast and crew to put in a massive amount of effort to ensure that the final prod...
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214k views11 Times TV Shows Made Major Plot Decisions Based On The Fact They Didn't Have Enough MoneyHave you ever been totally engrossed in a TV show, then completely blindsided by an unexpected change? Have you ever wondered why ...
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54.9k viewsHere's How Much Money Actors Make Per Episode Of Your Favorite ShowsWe all know that successful TV actors can demand a huge payday, but if you broke it down, you may be shocked at how much they make...
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1k voters14 Major Plotlines TV Shows Completely AbandonedTelevision shows are a unique art form. They are rarely fully fleshed out when they first air, and the shows' writers, producers, ...
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960 votersThe Turning Points When A Bunch Of Great Shows First Became GreatRome wasn't built in a day, and neither were some of the best TV shows ever aired. Episodes that skyrocket shows to greatness aren...
Death
12k votersThe Most Satisfying TV Deaths Of All TimeWarning: spoilers and televised violence abound. TV deaths used to be sad affairs. Shows would promote them as “very special epis...
Funny
459 votersThe Funniest Gag Reels from Serious TV ShowsIt seems like every show on television today is very serious. Whether it’s a courtroom drama, a CSI spinoff, or an HBO show about ...
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24.1k viewsA Guide to All the Behind-the-Scenes Drama on Your Favorite TV ShowsLet’s face it: we love the behind the scenes drama of our favorite TV shows almost as much as the onscreen content. Multiple seaso...
Sci-Fi
700 votersThe Best Alternate Universe Episodes On TVEver since Spock sported some facial hair in an episode of Star Trek, television shows have delved into the concept of alternate r...
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1.5k voters14+ Amazing Spin-Off TV Series That Almost HappenedDo you ever stop to think about TV spin-offs you wish you could see? Don’t be surprised if some of the ideas you've come up with h...