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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!

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Jersey Shore is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list TV Shows That Overstayed Their Welcome
BriBurke-Carroll added Jersey Shore Ronnie Ortiz-Magro, Vinny Guadagnino, Jenni 'Jwoww' Farley

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Glee is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list TV Shows That Overstayed Their Welcome
WarrenMitchell added Glee Lea Michele, Jane Lynch, Matthew Morrison

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Jon & Kate Plus 8 is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list TV Shows That Overstayed Their Welcome
WarrenMitchell added Jon & Kate Plus 8 Aaden Jonathan Gosselin, Jon Gosselin, Collin Thomas Gosselin

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The Hills is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list TV Shows That Overstayed Their Welcome
WarrenMitchell added The Hills Heidi Montag, Audrina Patridge, Lauren Conrad

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Desperate Housewives is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list TV Shows That Overstayed Their Welcome
carlybobarly added Desperate Housewives Teri Hatcher, Felicity Huffman, Marcia Cross

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The Office is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list TV Shows That Overstayed Their Welcome
The Office Rainn Wilson, John Krasinski, Jenna Fischer

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Grey's Anatomy is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list TV Shows That Overstayed Their Welcome
Grey's Anatomy Ellen Pompeo, Justin Chambers, Chandra Wilson

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American Idol is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list TV Shows That Overstayed Their Welcome
WarrenMitchell added American Idol Simon Cowell, Randy Jackson, Ryan Seacrest

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Scrubs is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list TV Shows That Overstayed Their Welcome
Scrubs Zach Braff, Donald Faison, Sarah Chalke

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The Cleveland Show is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list TV Shows That Overstayed Their Welcome
The Cleveland Show Mike Henry, Sanaa Lathan, Kevin Michael Richardson

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The Challenge is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list TV Shows That Overstayed Their Welcome
WarrenMitchell added The Challenge T.J. Lavin, Johnny 'Bananas' Devenanzio, Aneesa Ferreira

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Heroes is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list TV Shows That Overstayed Their Welcome
Heroes Hayden Panettiere, Jack Coleman, Milo Ventimiglia

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The X-Files is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list TV Shows That Overstayed Their Welcome
LaurieM added The X-Files David Duchovny, Gillian Anderson, Mitch Pileggi

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CSI: Crime Scene Investigation is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list TV Shows That Overstayed Their Welcome
analise.dubner added CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Laurence Fishburne, Marg Helgenberger, George Eads

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Dancing with the Stars is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list TV Shows That Overstayed Their Welcome
WarrenMitchell added Dancing with the Stars Tom Bergeron, Carrie Ann Inaba, Bruno Tonioli

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America's Best Dance Crew is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list TV Shows That Overstayed Their Welcome
WarrenMitchell added America's Best Dance Crew Mario Lopez, Layla Kayleigh, JC Chasez

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The Apprentice is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list TV Shows That Overstayed Their Welcome
WarrenMitchell added The Apprentice Donald Trump, Ivanka Trump, George Ross

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Misfits is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list TV Shows That Overstayed Their Welcome
Misfits Nathan Stewart-Jarrett, Joseph Gilgun, Iwan Rheon

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House is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list TV Shows That Overstayed Their Welcome
House Hugh Laurie, Omar Epps, Robert Sean Leonard

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Sonny with a Chance is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list TV Shows That Overstayed Their Welcome
WarrenMitchell added Sonny with a Chance Demi Lovato, Tiffany Thornton, Sterling Knight

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Hannah Montana is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list TV Shows That Overstayed Their Welcome
WarrenMitchell added Hannah Montana Miley Cyrus, Emily Osment, Jason Earles

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The Secret Life of the America... is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list TV Shows That Overstayed Their Welcome
WarrenMitchell added The Secret Life of the American Teenager Shailene Woodley, Molly Ringwald, India Eisley

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American Dad! is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list TV Shows That Overstayed Their Welcome
WarrenMitchell added American Dad! Seth MacFarlane, Wendy Schaal, Dee Bradley Baker

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Private Practice is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list TV Shows That Overstayed Their Welcome
WarrenMitchell added Private Practice Kate Walsh, Paul Adelstein, KaDee Strickland

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Charmed is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list TV Shows That Overstayed Their Welcome
Dismalhead added Charmed Holly Marie Combs, Alyssa Milano, Brian Krause

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Supernatural is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list TV Shows That Overstayed Their Welcome
Supernatural Jared Padalecki, Jensen Ackles, Jim Beave

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Fringe is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list TV Shows That Overstayed Their Welcome
Fringe Anna Torv, Joshua Jackson, Jasika Nicole

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The Bachelor is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list TV Shows That Overstayed Their Welcome
dukethepcdr added The Bachelor Chris Harrison, Brad Womack, Sean Lowe

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Survivor is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list TV Shows That Overstayed Their Welcome
dukethepcdr added Survivor Jeff Probst, Rob Mariano, Rupert Boneham - The original 'reality game show' and still terrible after all these years. Why is it on the air?

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Happy Days is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list TV Shows That Overstayed Their Welcome
tvranker98 added Happy Days Ron Howard, Henry Winkler, Marion Ross

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Family Guy is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list TV Shows That Overstayed Their Welcome
WarrenMitchell added Family Guy Seth MacFarlane, Alex Borstein, Seth Green

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Northern Exposure is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list TV Shows That Overstayed Their Welcome
tvranker98 added Northern Exposure Rob Morrow, Janine Turner, Barry Corbin

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The Simpsons is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list TV Shows That Overstayed Their Welcome
The Simpsons Dan Castellaneta, Nancy Cartwright, Julie Kavner

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Friends is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list TV Shows That Overstayed Their Welcome
RonKane added Friends Jennifer Aniston, Courteney Cox, Lisa Kudrow

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How I Met Your Mother is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list TV Shows That Overstayed Their Welcome
How I Met Your Mother Josh Radnor, Jason Segel, Cobie Smulders - funny for about three seasons

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Community is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list TV Shows That Overstayed Their Welcome
Community Joel McHale, Danny Pudi, Donald Glover

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Modern Family is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list TV Shows That Overstayed Their Welcome
Modern Family Ed O'Neill, SofĂ­a Vergara, Julie Bowen