Top 60 Best Shows That Got Canceled Way Too Soon

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1.
Firefly (2002 TV Series)
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Five hundred years in the future, a renegade crew aboard a small spacecraft tries to survive as they travel the unknown parts of the galaxy and evade warring factions as well as authority agents out to get them. (44 mins.)
 
2.
Freaks and Geeks (1999 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.9/10 X  
A high school mathlete starts hanging out with a group of burnouts while her younger brother navigates his freshman year. (44 mins.)
 
3.
Arrested Development (2003 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9.0/10 X  
Level-headed son Michael Bluth takes over family affairs after his father is imprisoned. But the rest of his spoiled, dysfunctional family are making his job unbearable. (22 mins.)
 
4.
My So-Called Life (1994 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  
A 15-year-old girl and her trials and tribulations of being a teenager and dealing with friends, guys, parents and school. (60 mins.)
 
5.
Heroes (2006 TV Series)
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Common people discover that they have super powers. Their lives intertwine as a devastating event must be prevented. (45 mins.)
 
6.
Flashforward (2009 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
A special task force in the FBI investigates after every person on Earth simultaneously blacks out and awakens with a short vision of their future. (42 mins.)
 
7.
Undeclared (2001 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
College freshman Steve Karp, his girlfriend and their fellow dorm-mates embark on one the greatest experiences of their lives...unfortunately for Steve, his lonely and recently divorced father is tagging along for the ride. (22 mins.)
 
8.
The Event (2010 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
When a man goes looking for his missing girlfriend, he stumbles upon a government conspiracy that is bigger than the president himself. (43 mins.)
 
9.
Brothers & Sisters (2006 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
The story of the drama surrounding a family's adult siblings. (60 mins.)
 
10.
V (2009 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
An extraterrestrial race arrives on Earth with seemingly good intentions, only to slowly reveal their true machinations the more ingrained into society they become. (42 mins.)
 
11.
Caprica (2009 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
Two families, the Graystones and the Adamas, live together on a peaceful planet known as Caprica, where a startling breakthrough in artificial intelligence brings about unforeseen consequences. A spin-off of the Sci Fi Channel series "Battlestar Galactica" set 50 years prior to the events of that show. (60 mins.)
 
12.
Veronica Mars (2004 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  
After her best friend is murdered and her father is removed as county sheriff, Veronica Mars dedicates her life to cracking the toughest mysteries in the affluent town of Neptune. (44 mins.)
 
13.
Cold Case (2003 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
The Philadelphia homicide squad's lone female detective finds her calling when she's assigned "cold cases" -- older crimes that have never been solved. (44 mins.)
 
14.
Numb3rs (2005 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
Working for the FBI, a mathematician uses equations to help solve various crimes. (43 mins.)
 
15.
The Unit (2006 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
Hour long show which looks at the life of American super-secret operators. (60 mins.)
 
16.
Dark Angel (2000 TV Series)
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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. (60 mins.)
 
17.
Roswell (1999 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
The lives of three young alien/human hybrids with extraordinary gifts in Roswell. (42 mins.)
 
18.
Moonlight (2007 TV Series)
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A vampire lands work as a private investigator and falls for a mortal woman. (60 mins.)
 
19.
Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip (2006 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
A behind-the-scenes look at a fictional sketch-comedy TV show. (60 mins.)
 
20.
Jericho (2006 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
A small town in Kansas is literally left in the dark after seeing a mushroom cloud over near-by Denver, Colorado. The townspeople struggle to find answers about the blast and solutions on how to survive. (45 mins.)
 
21.
Grounded for Life (2001 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
Thirty-something Irish Catholic couple Sean and Claudia deal with their three children as well as Sean's judgmental father and his carefree brother. (30 mins.)
 
22.
Popular (1999 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
Two girls who despise each other, due to being on opposite sides of the "popularity fence", are forced together upon learning that their parents are getting married. (60 mins.)
 
23.
Men in Trees (2006 TV Series)
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A relationship-advice guru, upon learning that her fiancé is cheating on her, decides to stay in a small town in Alaska, the most recent stop on her book tour. It's in this remote town, where the ratio of men to women is ten to one, she realizes she can truly learn about the subject she thought she knew so well -- how to find, and keep, a good man. (45 mins.)
 
24.
John Doe (2002 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
A man who seems to know everything but his own name helps police solve crimes as he searches for his identity. (60 mins.)
 
25.
Tru Calling (2003 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
A university graduate working in the city morgue is able to repeat the same day over again to prevent murders or other disasters. (43 mins.)
 
26.
Dollhouse (2009 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
A futuristic laboratory assigns different tasks to its various residents, who then have their memories erased upon the completion of their assignments. (44 mins.)
 
27.
Point Pleasant (2005 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
A series of supernatural events begins in a small coastal New Jersey town after the arrival of a mysterious teenage girl, who apparently has the ability to influence the people and events around her. (60 mins.)
 
28.
Party Down (2009 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
A group of actors move to LA to make it big, but end up working as caterers. (30 mins.)
Director: Rob Thomas
 
29.
Kyle XY (2006 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
A family takes in a formerly institutionalized teen savant who is missing standard human behaviors such as anger, joy and love. (60 mins.)
 
30.
The Oblongs (2001 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
The misadventures of a goofy family deformed by toxic waste. (284 mins.)
 
31.
The Class (2006 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
A 27-year-old is reunited with his childhood friends. (22 mins.)
 
32.
Invasion (2005 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
In the aftermath of a hurricane, a Florida Park Ranger and his family deal with strange occurrences... (60 mins.)
 
33.
Ghost Whisperer (2005 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
A newlywed with the ability to communicate with the earthbound spirits of the recently deceased overcomes skepticism and doubt to help send their important messages to the living and allow the dead to pass on to the other side. (60 mins.)
 
34.
The O.C. (2003 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
A troubled youth becomes embroiled in the lives of a close-knit group of people in the wealthy, upper-class neighborhood of Newport Beach, Orange County, California. (44 mins.)
 
35.
Andy Richter Controls the Universe (2002 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
Andy is a short story writer, who makes his living by working at a huge faceless company in present day Chicago... (30 mins.)
 
36.
Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles (2008 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
Set after the events in Terminator 2: Judgment Day, 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. (60 mins.)
 
37.
Lie to Me (2009 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
About Cal Lightman, the world's leading deception expert who studies facial expressions and involuntary body language to expose the truth behind the lies. (43 mins.)
 
38.
Lincoln Heights (2006 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
A family moves to a crime-filled area of the heights and tries to help the community and the convicts living there. (60 mins.)
 
39.
Everwood (2002 TV Series)
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A widowed brain surgeon from Manhattan moves his two children to the small mountain town of Everwood, Colorado. (60 mins.)
 
40.
What About Brian (2006 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
From the producers of Lost and Alias and the screenwriter of City of Angels and For Love of the Game comes a contemporary... (60 mins.)
 
41.
Pushing Daisies (2007 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  
A pie-maker, with the power to bring dead people back to life, solves murder mysteries with his alive-again childhood sweetheart, a cynical private investigator, and a lovesick waitress. (44 mins.)
 
42.
Eli Stone (2008 TV Series)
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San Francisco lawyer Eli Stone begins to see things, which leads him to discover a brain aneurysm. But his visions lead him to accept cases with little monetary gain but a lot of moral goodness. (60 mins.)
 
43.
Sons & Daughters (2006 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  
The zany and slightly troubled members of a family try to make it through life as comedy ensues. In the center of the mess is Cameron... (30 mins.)
 
44.
Life As We Know It (2004 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
Life through the eyes of Dino Whitman (Faris), Jonathan Fields (Lowell) and Ben Connor (Foster), three hormone-charged teenage boys. (43 mins.)
 
45.
Kitchen Confidential (2005 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
A bad-boy chef runs wild in his New York City eatery. (22 mins.)
 
46.
Grosse Pointe (2000 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
Satire centers on the off-camera antics of five actors who star in a fictional high school drama called "Grosse Pointe". (30 mins.)
 
47.
Third Watch (1999 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
The exploits of a group of men and women who serve the City of New York as police officers, firemen, and paramedics in the fictional 55th Precinct. (44 mins.)
 
48.
Joan of Arcadia (2003 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
Millions of people speak to God. What if God spoke back? Life just got a hell of a lot more confusing for teenage Joan Girardi... (60 mins.)
 
49.
Deadwood (2004 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.7/10 X  
A show set in the late 1800s, revolving around the characters of Deadwood, South Dakota; a town of deep corruption and crime. (55 mins.)
 
50.
Rome (2005 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.9/10 X  
A down-to-earth account of the lives of both illustrious and ordinary Romans set in the last days of the Roman Republic. (90 mins.)
 
51.
Carnivàle (2003 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  
During the Great Depression, an Oklahoma farm boy and a charismatic minister learn that they are key players in a proxy war being fought between Heaven and Hell. (55 mins.)
 
52.
Judging Amy (1999 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
A family drama focused on three generations of women living together in Hartford, Connecticut. Amy Brenneman plays Amy Gray... (60 mins.)
 
53.
Once and Again (1999 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
A divorced father and a soon-to-be divorced mother meet and begin a romantic courtship which is always complicated by their respective children and their own life problems. (60 mins.)
 
54.
The Nine (2006 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
Nine surviving hostages from a spectacular bank hold-up meet regularly. The memories keep haunting them... (45 mins.)
 
55.
Profit (1996 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.8/10 X  
Jim Profit works for a multinational company, and isn't above using any means necessary to get ahead... (90 mins.)
 
56.
American Dreams (2002 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
Set to the soundtrack of the '60s, a Philadelphia family moves toward the cultural upheaval in the years ahead... (60 mins.)
 
57.
Surface (2005 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
A marine biologist, an insurance salesman and a teen-aged boy find their lives fundamentally changed by the emergence of a new, and often dangerous, species of sea life, while government agents work to keep the affair under wraps. (60 mins.)
 
58.
Threshold (2005 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
A team of experts are assembled after the U.S. Navy discovers an extra-terrestrial object briefly appeared near a ship in the Atlantic Ocean. (60 mins.)
 
59.
Medium (2005 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
Suburban mom Allison Dubois attempts to balance family life with solving mysteries using her special gift. The dead send her visions of their deaths or other crimes while she sleeps. (60 mins.)
 
60.
Jack & Bobby (2004 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
Faux documentary series from 2049 about Bobby McCallister, the US president elected eight years earlier... (60 mins.)