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    21 TV Shows That Were Canceled Wayyy Too Soon

    Let's be honest: These shows deserve a comeback.

    TBH, there's no greater disappointment than when a show you absolutely love gets cut short. So, redditor u/AndrewFabs recently asked the internet: "What TV shows were canceled too early?"


    Fellow Reddit users shared tons of beloved shows that were canceled wayyy too soon. Here are some of the top-voted responses:

    1. Freaks and Geeks (1999–2000)

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    "Such a great cast. It’s sad to know there is absolutely no chance of some kind of reboot."


    2. Firefly (2002)

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    3. Pushing Daisies (2007–2009)

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    "It was a fun show β€” quirky and sweet."


    4. Better Off Ted (2009–2010)

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    "I seriously do not understand this cancellation. It was fantastic, and I can't get over it being canceled."


    5. Santa Clarita Diet (2017–2019)

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    "I'll never not be mad about this."


    "It seemed like the story was about to get really wild. I wanted closure!"


    6. Rome (2005–2007)



    7. My Name Is Earl (2005–2009)

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    "I would have liked to see a proper My Name Is Earl ending."


    8. Happy Endings (2011–2013)

    Damon Wayans Jr. in a scene from Happy Endings
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    9. Teen Titans (2003–2006)

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    "The original Teen Titans. The show ended on a cliffhanger and then we got nothing for years."


    10. Agent Carter (2015–2016)

    Hayley Atwell pointing a gun as Agent Carter
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    11. Limitless (2015–2016)

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    "Limitless. I love the concept, thought the original movie was great, and was really getting into the TV adaptation. After watching the first season, I was eagerly awaiting the second, occasionally looking up news about when it would be releasing. I was disappointed the day I [found out] it had been canceled. :("


    12. Dark Matter (2015–2017)

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    "Dark Matter ended at Season 3 on a cliffhanger. Still miss that show."


    13. Hannibal (2013–2015)

    Mads Mikkelson in a scene from Hannibal
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    14. Timeless (2016–2018)

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    "Yes, it was cheesy, but I loved the concept. Decently educational, too."


    15. Stargate Universe (2009–2011)

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    "Hyperbolically lambasted for being 'wangsty' early on β€” when really, it just had a few bad episodes. It turned into a quality series in Season 2. Then, of course...[it was] dropped like a sack of hammers when people were finally warming up to it."


    16. I Am Not Okay with This (2020)

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    17. The Society (2019)

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    "The Society. It had a good plot and characters..."


    18. The Punisher (2017–2019)

    Jon Bernthal as the Punisher
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    19. Terra Nova (2011)

    Several people, some injured, huddled together in a scene from Terra Nova
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    "It was such an interesting concept. I miss that show."


    20. Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles (2008–2009)

    Lena Heady sitting in a car in a scene from The Terminator
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    21. And finally: My So-Called Life (1994–1995)

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    "My So-Called Life was fantastic. It's such crap they ended it when it was just getting started. Such a large whyyyyy?!"


    Do you agree with this list? Which shows do YOU think were canceled too early? Let us know in the comments below!

    Note: Some submissions have been edited for length and/or clarity.