24 Reasons Why "The View" Should Never Go Off The Air

“I've always wanted to do a show with women of different generations, backgrounds and views...And in a perfect world, I'd get to join the group whenever I wanted....” Barbara, you got your wish.

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16. When Rosie was on the show, the ratings were amazing.

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And someone actually gave Elisabeth a real run for her money (sorry Whoopi).

18. When former hosts leave, they do it in a dramatic fashion.

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Like when Star Jones abruptly left in 2006 or when Star Jones denied she had gastric bypass surgery. Or anything involving Star Jones.

22. Barbara used to start the show off with, "I've always want to do a show with women who have very different views. Careful what you wish for."

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She has had a number of hilarious introductions over the years.

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