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.
- 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.
- Scrooge McDuck's globetrotting quests to gain more wealth.
- The odd buddies have many strange adventures.
- Wakko, Yakko and Dot perform classic cartoon humor.
- The lives of nerdy teenagers in a Michigan high school circa 1980.
- A psychiatrist travels through time to alter people's futures for the better.
- Domesticated dinosaurs live in the Stone Age.
- A family of friendly monsters resides at 1313 Mockingbird Lane.
- A petty con artist wins the lottery and decides to make amends for the past.
- The crew of the starship USS Enterprise boldly explores outer space in the 23rd century.
- Prompted by ideas from the audience, comics improvise sketches.
- The ghoulish adventures of Gomez and Morticia Addams.
- Kermit, Miss Piggy and other Muppets welcome guest stars.
- Scooby-Doo and gang solve mysteries in the spooky tourist town of Crystal Cove.
- Scary stories of American folklore, told by members of "The Midnight Society.".
- A novice sleuth convinces the police to let him help on baffling cases by pretending to be psychic.
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- An eccentric family suffers a reversal of fortune.
- Drake Mallard dons a mask to fight crime.
- Peggy Carter works as a secret agent for the Strategic Scientific Reserve.
- Nick, a warrior known as a Grimm, protects Portland from dangerous creatures known as Wesen.
- Manhattan gargoyles come to life at night to fight crime.
- A high-school teen saves the world from evil in her spare time.
- An FBI agent, a brilliant scientist and his estranged son investigate unexplained phenomena.