Cancelled TV shows you loved... (in Off-topic)

smallpau1 - Go Blues [Lower My Fees] February 20 2008 11:44 PM EST

What are your favorite shows that got canceled and want back on the air. Here is my list (so far):

Really anything hosted by Stick Stickly
Rocko's Modern Life
Salute Your Shorts
Ren and Stimpy
Are you afraid of the dark
Pinky and the brain
Doug (before it went to Disney, with the new voice)
Angry Beavers
Futurama (But i hear rumors it's coming back, like itself and Family Guy have done twice already. Both were cancelled twice but came back)

AdminQBnovice [Cult of the Valaraukar] February 20 2008 11:50 PM EST

Samurai Jack

RVT February 20 2008 11:51 PM EST

Firefly, duh!

Jake the Snayke February 20 2008 11:57 PM EST

Married With Children and Cheers

Admindudemus [jabberwocky] February 21 2008 12:01 AM EST

i second firefly.

GummyBear February 21 2008 12:01 AM EST

That 70's Show

TheHatchetman February 21 2008 12:06 AM EST

Dude, you sooo rock for mentioning Doug... I still hum the tune from the opening all the time :P

QBRanger February 21 2008 12:08 AM EST

Seinfeld- The best show ever. Even re-runs are funnier than almost anything currently on TV
Sports Night
Babylon 5
Outer Limits- a Modern day Twilight Zone

smallpau1 - Go Blues [Lower My Fees] February 21 2008 12:08 AM EST

I grew up on Stick Stickly! =)

Snow Doctor February 21 2008 12:10 AM EST

Night Gallery

ActionAction February 21 2008 12:35 AM EST

Clone High :3.

Desperado [Chaotic Serenity] February 21 2008 12:59 AM EST

John Doe

InebriatedArsonist February 21 2008 1:25 AM EST

Sports Night
Space: Above and Beyond

Cube February 21 2008 1:25 AM EST

Futurama - It sort of came back. So far they have made one movie straight to dvd, and it was great you should see it.

Flatcap [East Milwaukee Devival] February 21 2008 2:41 AM EST

Brisco County Junior. Best show ever. EVER

[P]Mitt February 21 2008 2:42 AM EST

I fourth Firefly.

Daz February 21 2008 3:19 AM EST

Firefly and Stargate SG-1. I'd also say Babylon 5, but it was only Meant to be as long as it was.

[P]Mitt February 21 2008 4:17 AM EST

Oops I forgot SG-1 as well.

Firefly counter: 5

Unappreciated Misnomer February 21 2008 5:20 AM EST

clone high

AdminNightStrike February 21 2008 5:20 AM EST


IndependenZ February 21 2008 5:52 AM EST

I'm not sure whether it's really cancelled or not, but I haven't seen new episodes in ages so...


QBJohnnywas February 21 2008 5:52 AM EST

My own dream return would be Blakes Seven - old British science fiction series from the late 70s- early 80s. Featured a band of misfits travelling around in space. Also featured a fascistic federation ruling the universe. A ship with a big round glowing ball of an engine at it's rear. The crew were thieves, war heroes, smugglers and oh, a telepath/psychic. And it ended with a betrayal, a crashed space ship and several crew members dead.

Might seem a little familiar to Firefly fans......

Oh and IA mentioned Space Above And Beyond. I'd forgotten that show. There's a cliffhanger that needs addressing!

theskier [Star Trek] February 21 2008 6:26 AM EST

the Original Night Rider
original Transformers Cartoons
GI-Joe - original

Just a few that I can remember - NBC just aired a new Night Rider updated... not sure about the new one yet.

The Pope [Serenity In Chaos] February 21 2008 6:44 AM EST

firefly :6
freaks and geeks
I'm sure I have more, but that is all for now

Wasp [C and S Forgery Lmtd.] February 21 2008 7:11 AM EST

I used to watch the original Sonic the Hedgehog. That was great!

QBsutekh137 February 21 2008 8:16 AM EST

Hm, Blake's 7 got kinda crazy toward the end, as I recall -- cast seemed to be changing episode to episode! But it was a fun show...

Brisco County Jr. is definitely seconded...

And I will put in a vote for Manhattan, AZ. Short-lived summer run on USA. There will never be a DVD set of it, I don't imagine, and no torrents or VHS rips that I can find anywhere... :\ Truly a "dead" show...

I would say Angel, too, but when a show ends on a high note, I like to have it be ended. Same would go for Babylon 5 and Deep Space 9...

smallpau1 - Go Blues [Lower My Fees] February 21 2008 10:21 AM EST

Omg, thank you wasp for reminding me, yes, the old Sonic was great. I used to wake up at 5 AM just to watch it before school 3 hours later!

Hyrule Castle February 21 2008 12:15 PM EST

futurama i believe signed with comedy central for 3 years of new episodes...

at least according to my friend...

DrAcO5676 [The Knighthood III] February 21 2008 12:36 PM EST

Yes Definitely Blake's 7 I haven't heard it in years... I miss it so much... Also some more Doctor Who! I used to watch them both all the time on a local public television station back when I was 13... Oh do I miss them!

Colonel Custard February 21 2008 12:42 PM EST

Fresh Prince of Bel Air.

SimplyNic February 21 2008 12:57 PM EST

R.I.P Invader Zim :_(

QBsutekh137 February 21 2008 1:01 PM EST

Draco, Doctor Who IS back. Can't say that Season Three was even worth watching, but it is technically back on TV...

Lord Bob February 21 2008 1:42 PM EST

"Salute Your Shorts
Ren and Stimpy"

Agreed, on both counts. You should add You Can't Do That on Television to the list of great Nickelodeon shows of ages past.

Dead Like Me
Rome (though this one wasn't really canceled)
Married with Children

I'm sure there are more, but I can't think of any at the time.

drudge February 21 2008 3:18 PM EST

Barney Miller (i loved the intro song and fish)
Beavis and Butthead
Get Smart
Married With Children

if i had tivo in my room; those would be on it for sure

RedWolf February 21 2008 3:45 PM EST

Whose Line Is It Anyway?

smallpau1 - Go Blues [Lower My Fees] February 21 2008 3:46 PM EST

"Who's line is it anyways?"

Isn't that still on ABC Family from 9-10 PM central?

RedWolf February 21 2008 5:37 PM EST

Hasn't been on TV around here in years...

AdminG Beee February 21 2008 5:48 PM EST

I remember watching the science fiction series V late at night with my first ever black and white TV in my own room ! I loved that series at the time although I saw an old episode not too long ago and couldn't believe how bad it was when viewed nowadays!

I also loved Hill Street Blues and more recently West Wing.

Already mentioned above is Soap and Blakes 7

If we're gonna talk Blakes 7 though, what about Logans Run ? That was just fantastic and had a cool car too :)
Oh, cool car... Knightrider :)

JW, how could you forget Monkey ?

Program I miss the most (at least as far as theme tune goes) from when I was a kid..? Champion the Wonder Horse ! Makes me smile every time.

Brakke Bres [Ow man] February 21 2008 5:49 PM EST

how old is G_Beee anyway?

Don't Panic February 21 2008 5:50 PM EST

The Tick. Not the animated one, the live action version.

QBJohnnywas February 21 2008 6:22 PM EST

I never forget Monkey. Just ask Maelstrom.

Ah, V! What was the mercenary guy? Tyler? And a rodent eating alien called Diana - that didn't strike a chord with people living in the UK at the time at all did it? The bit where the girl gave birth to a half alien half human baby....that was the talk of school for months afterwards!

And as for Logan's Run....not the tv series...the movie...with Jenny Agutter......


QBsutekh137 February 21 2008 6:26 PM EST

Knightrider is back too, in a sense... Haven't watched it -- shows that defy Conservation of Momentum get crossed right off my list, unless magic or the Undead are involved.

N0seBLeeD February 21 2008 6:26 PM EST

Bobby's World.

PLEASE tell me someone remembers this show!

TheHatchetman February 21 2008 6:55 PM EST

i hum the theme to Bobby's World from time to time as well ^_^

Bobby was a stressful little boy though, made Howie lose all his hair... Apparently Howie is just a secretary for some banker nowadays, couldn't handle kids or germs...

j'bob February 21 2008 7:11 PM EST

I can still hear Bobby's voice in my head.
I was going to say Hill Street Blues a while ago but I misread the thread to be "canceled and wEnt back on the air". Hmm, Reading IS fundamental.
School House Rock. Technically not a "show" but oh how I loved it. (I do have the DVD).
MST 3000. The original. Laughter till I passed out.
I am very much going to miss Battlestar Galactica after this season as it's supposed to be the last.

N0seBLeeD February 21 2008 7:47 PM EST


Bobby and his 3 wheeled bike (i forget what they're called)
and his funny voice. ^.^

colonel [penny pincher] February 21 2008 8:05 PM EST

Sports Night (second on that)
Brisco County Jr. (third on that)
Beavis and Butthead
Lucky (only one season on cable)

I sort of miss Happy Days. But had it not died so harshly maybe "jumped the shark" wouldn't mean squat.

MudBug The Redeemer February 21 2008 9:25 PM EST

amazing stories



brisco county jr

Daz February 22 2008 9:40 AM EST

Oh! Kim Possible. Best show ever. Disney needs to give me more of it.

The Tick (animated and Live action are both good as well). I have been meaning to find the original comics and stuff it came from.

RVT February 22 2008 10:58 AM EST

The Class

It was right after 'How I met your mother'. It was hilarious, I wonder if they canceled it during the writers strike.

8DEOTWP February 22 2008 1:46 PM EST

"Whose Line is it Anyways?" and Scrubs

AdminQBnovice [Cult of the Valaraukar] February 22 2008 2:44 PM EST

V was a mini-series... boy that scared the crap out of me
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