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    21 TV Shows That Were Canceled Before Their Time

    Gone too soon.

    As a lover of television, I am all too familiar with falling head over heels in love with a show, only for it get canceled.

    NBC

    Well, recently in the land of Reddit, user u/p3ngu1n99 asked, "You get to revive one canceled or finished TV series for one more season. Which series do you choose and why?" Little did I know, this was the thread I NEEDED in life!

    ABC

    Here are some of the best replies that'll have you nodding your head along with the rest of them:

    1. Happy Endings (2011–2013)

    ABC

    "They had some really funny people on that cast. I love the energy they had, and they looked like they had a fun time making the show."

    β€”guyhabit

    2. Batman Beyond (1999–2001)

    The WB

    "Batman Beyond because we need more Batman Beyond!"

    β€”nsci2ece

    3. The original Arrested Development (2003–2006)

    FOX

    "Arrested Development, but the original series. The one that ended in 2006."

    β€”johnjohnfromreddit

    4. Galavant (2015–2016)

    ABC

    "It was a musical comedy set in the Middle Ages. It was canceled after two seasons, which was a shame because it was great."

    β€”mantiqueirabingo

    5. Better Off Ted (2009–2010)

    ABC

    "Because if they got one more season ... they would have got picked up for 10 more."

    β€”scottawhit

    6. Hannibal (2013–2015)

    NBC

    "Season 3 ended on such a good note, but damnit I wanted them to get to Buffalo Bill."

    β€”Hickspy

    7. Lie To Me (2009–2011)

    FOX

    "I feel like we need more Tim Roth."

    β€”Halowary

    8. Invader Zim (2001–2002)

    Nickelodeon

    "I can't get enough of Zim's weird mix of hyper-competence and total lack of common sense."

    β€”thegreencomic

    9. Reaper (2007–2009)

    The CW

    "Ray Wise plays an amazing Satan, but all the actors were great and the concept was pretty novel. Would love to see more of it."

    β€”Nytohan

    10. Limitless (2015–2016)

    CBS

    "Honestly, I was so sure that show was going to get renewed. It just seemed like a great show and the people I spoke to loved it. I would have bet money on it being renewed and then they canceled it...I was so shocked."

    β€”TiredMisanthrope

    11. Pushing Daisies (2007–2009)

    ABC

    "It was a charming show and there was still so much more potential with the story line. It was canned so they had to rush an ending at Season 2."

    β€”Ovenbakedgoodness90

    12. Carnivale (2003–2005)

    HBO

    "It was weird but great. I'm still upset at HBO for canceling it after the intense Season 2 finale. There were so many mysteries that had yet to be revealed."

    β€”kgunnar

    13. Terra Nova (2011)

    FOX

    "It was such a good show."

    β€”RaginRob

    14. Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency (2016–2017)

    BBC

    "I feel like we needed more episodes and a better explanation of all the things that happened, and why they happened. It was a great show and there was a great plot to it. When I found out it got canceled I was so sad, TBH."

    β€”aburntchickennuggett

    15. The IT Crowd (2006–2013)

    Channel 4

    "It was so good!"

    β€”juiceboxboy99

    16. Firefly (2002)

    FOX

    "No show deserves a reboot more than Firefly. The network did it a disservice."

    β€”YouDontKnowMe2017

    17. Daredevil (2015–2018)

    Netflix

    "I need another hallway one-shot fight scene, damnit!"

    18. Santa Clarita Diet (2017–2019)

    Netflix

    "It's not a groundbreaking TV show, but it was a fun show that was canceled on a cliffhanger."

    β€”Wisex

    19. Freaks and Geeks (1999–2000)

    NBC

    "Great storylines. Great cast. Great series."

    β€”Feyenoord010

    20. Dollhouse (2009–2010)

    FOX

    "I thought it was a really entertaining premise and I loved the acting."

    β€”lunarsword6

    21. And finally, Emily Owens, M.D. (2012–2013)

    The CW

    "Still can't believe The CW left us on that love triangle cliffhanger. Who does Emily choose?"

    β€”Ehis Osifo/via BuzzFeed

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