Shows that should've lasted longer

by SonicStuart | created - 15 Feb 2011 | updated - 01 Nov 2012 | Public

The following shows that were prematurely canceled after 1 or 2 seasons, that should've went on longer. In no particular order.

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1. Common Law (2012)

43 min | Comedy, Crime

8.0
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Centers on cops Wes Mitchell and Travis Marks, who have a problem, each other. So their captain sends them to couples therapy.

Stars: Michael Ealy, Warren Kole, Sonya Walger, Jack McGee

Votes: 5,539

1 Season

2. Tru Calling (2003–2005)

43 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy

7.5
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A university graduate working in the city morgue is able to repeat the same day over again to prevent murders or other disasters.

Stars: Eliza Dushku, Shawn Reaves, Zach Galifianakis, A.J. Cook

Votes: 13,263

2 Seasons

3. Dark Angel (2000–2002)

TV-14 | 60 min | Action, Drama, Mystery

7.4
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A group of genetically-enhanced children escape from a lab project. Years later we meet Max, one of the escapees who now works for a messenger service in the post-apocalyptic Pacific Northwest.

Stars: Jessica Alba, Michael Weatherly, Richard Gunn, J.C. MacKenzie

Votes: 27,145

2 Seasons

4. Fastlane (2002–2003)

TV-14 | 60 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

7.5
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Two undercover cops take down the highest and lowest criminals in Los Angeles.

Stars: Peter Facinelli, Bill Bellamy, Tiffani Thiessen, Big Boy

Votes: 3,059

1 Season

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

TV-PG | 60 min | Action, Drama, Sci-Fi

7.7
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Set after the events in Terminator 2 (1991), Sarah Connor and her son, John, try to stay under-the-radar from the government, as they plot to destroy the computer network, Skynet, in hopes of preventing Armageddon.

Stars: Lena Headey, Thomas Dekker, Summer Glau, Richard T. Jones

Votes: 53,175

2 Seasons

6. Dollhouse (2009–2010)

TV-14 | 44 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi

7.7
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A futuristic laboratory has erased the identities of lost young people, and now imprints them with the temporary identities they need to fulfill assignments for clients.

Stars: Eliza Dushku, Harry Lennix, Fran Kranz, Tahmoh Penikett

Votes: 42,143

2 Seasons

7. K-Ville (2007– )

60 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.5
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Police officers patrol the streets of New Orleans in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina.

Stars: Anthony Anderson, Cole Hauser, Blake Shields, Tawny Cypress

Votes: 1,314

1 Season

8. Standoff (2006–2007)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

7.7
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A pair of hostage negotiators try to resist their budding attraction to each other.

Stars: Ron Livingston, Rosemarie DeWitt, Gina Torres, Michael Cudlitz

Votes: 1,949

1 Season

9. Outlaw (2010)

60 min | Drama

6.3
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A former Supreme Court Justice starts his own law firm.

Stars: Jimmy Smits, Carly Pope, David Ramsey, Jesse Bradford

Votes: 672

1 Season

10. Shark (2006–2008)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.1
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Sebastian Stark is a Los Angeles hot-shot lawyer, who leaves his lucrative career as a defender of rich criminals to try public prosecution under the District Attorney. He forms a trial ... See full summary »

Stars: James Woods, Danielle Panabaker, Sophina Brown, Sarah Carter

Votes: 10,545

2 Seasons

11. Carpoolers (2007–2008)

Comedy

7.7
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A group of guys who carpool to work together from their suburban homes.

Stars: Fred Goss, Faith Ford, Jerry Minor, Tim Peper

Votes: 1,605

1 Season

12. Four Kings (2006)

30 min | Comedy

6.5
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Barry (Green), Ben (Cooke), Jason (Grinnell), and Bobby (McRae) are lifelong friends who affectionately refer to themselves as the "Four Kings of New York. The guys find their bonds to one another tested when they all move into the apartment that Ben inherited from his grandmother.

Stars: Seth Green, Josh Cooke, Shane McRae, Todd Grinnell

Votes: 425

1 Season

13. Freddie (2005–2006)

30 min | Comedy

6.2
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A successful chef living in Chicago inherits three generations of family: his niece, his sister-in-law, and his grandmother; and learns to survive living with three very different women.

Stars: Freddie Prinze Jr., Jacqueline Obradors, Brian Austin Green, Jenny Gago

Votes: 1,213

1 Season

14. Just Legal (2005–2006)

60 min | Comedy, Drama

6.9
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A look at the relationship between two lawyers: a young prodigy (Baruchel) and his mentor (Johnson), a jaded defense attorney.

Stars: Don Johnson, Jay Baruchel, Jaime Lee Kirchner, Susan Ward

Votes: 157

1 Season

15. Good Morning, Miami (2002–2007)

30 min | Comedy

6.5
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A talented young TV producer arrives in Miami to revamp the lowest-rated morning show in the country.

Stars: Constance Zimmer, Mark Feuerstein, Ashley Williams, Jere Burns

Votes: 534

2 Seasons

16. The Critic (1994–1995)

TV-14 | 522 min | Animation, Comedy, Drama

8.0
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Jay Sherman is a New York film critic who has to review films he doesn't like for a living.

Stars: Jon Lovitz, Nancy Cartwright, Christine Cavanaugh, Gerrit Graham

Votes: 6,212

2 Seasons

17. Clerks (2000–2001)

R | 22 min | Animation, Comedy

7.4
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The continuing adventures of clerks Dante and Randal, who try to make the best of their menial labor, with no help from Jay and Silent Bob.

Stars: Brian O'Halloran, Jeff Anderson, Jason Mewes, Kevin Smith

Votes: 10,982

1 Season

18. The Chicago Code (2011)

44 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.8
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Detective Jarek Wysocki, one of Chicago's toughest cops, struggles to clean up the town's violence and corruption.

Stars: Jason Clarke, Jennifer Beals, Matt Lauria, Devin Kelley

Votes: 7,456

1 Season

19. $#*! My Dad Says (2010–2011)

TV-14 | 30 min | Comedy

6.3
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A middle aged son moves in with his old fashion dad.

Stars: William Shatner, Jonathan Sadowski, Nicole Sullivan, Will Sasso

Votes: 4,641

1 Season

20. Chase (2010–2011)

60 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.0
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A team tracks down fugitive criminals.

Stars: Kelli Giddish, Cole Hauser, Jesse Metcalfe, Amaury Nolasco

Votes: 2,975

1 Season