TV Shows Canceled Before Their Time
This 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 more recent hits like Arrested Development and Party Down, but this list of the best canceled TV shows isn't only about comedies. Sadly (for fans), this list includes shows that have been pulled off the air in the past few years, 1990s TV shows, shows from the 80s and more.
Canceled shows like The Grinder starring Rob Lowe can also be found on this list of good television programs that never made it. Fans will never understand why these shows got discontinued, but thanks to streaming services like Netflix and Hulu, we can watch them again and again.
What are the best TV shows canceled before their time? What TV shows were canceled back when you were just coming into this world? What TV shows were canceled but came back? Vote up your favorite comedy shows, dramas, sci-fi series, and crossover TV programs, and see where your favorite TV shows that should have been given a second chance rank.
The crew of a small transport ship experience a cosmic civil war.
- Premiered: September 20, 2002
- Number of Seasons: 1
- Genres: Action,Adventure,Science Fiction
The show was originally canceled before its time after 4 seasons in 2003. It was brought back in 2006.Accidentally frozen, a pizza delivery boy wakes up 1,000 years in the future.
- Premiered: March 28, 1999
- Number of Seasons: 11
- Genres: Animation,Comedy,Science Fiction
Scrooge McDuck's globetrotting quests to gain more wealth.
- Premiered: September 18, 1987
- Number of Seasons: 3
- Genres: Animation,Comedy,Fantasy,Kids
The odd buddies have many strange adventures.
- Premiered: September 9, 1995
- Number of Seasons: 4
- Genres: Adventure,Animation,Comedy,Kids
Wakko, Yakko and Dot perform classic cartoon humor.
- Premiered: September 13, 1993
- Number of Seasons: 5
- Genres: Animation,Comedy,Kids
The lives of nerdy teenagers in a Michigan high school circa 1980.
- Premiered: September 25, 1999
- Number of Seasons: 1
- Genres: Comedy,Drama