TV Shows that Should Have Been A Hit

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1. Lotsa Luck (1973–1974)

30 min | Comedy

7.6
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New York City bus company's lost-and-found department manager and bachelor Stanley Belmont lives with his bossy mother, his sister Olive and her unemployed husband Arthur all of who live ... See full summary »

Stars: Dom DeLuise, Kathleen Freeman, Wynn Irwin, Beverly Sanders

Votes: 65

2. Buffalo Bill (1983–1984)

30 min | Comedy

7.2
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Bill Bittinger is the egotistical host of a local daytime talk show on WBFL in Buffalo, NY., unhappy at being a big fish in a small pond (but unable to break into the big leagues). Bill ... See full summary »

Stars: Dabney Coleman, Joanna Cassidy, Max Wright, John Fiedler

Votes: 304

3. The Book of Daniel (2006)

60 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.9
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Rev. Daniel Webster (Quinn) turns to a modern incarnation of Jesus to help him deal with his personal and professional problems.

Stars: Aidan Quinn, Susanna Thompson, Christian Campbell, Ivan Shaw

Votes: 743

4. Pushing Daisies (2007–2009)

TV-PG | 44 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

8.4
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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.

Stars: Lee Pace, Anna Friel, Chi McBride, Jim Dale

Votes: 48,716

5. Boss (2011–2012)

TV-MA | 56 min | Crime, Drama

8.1
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Mayor Tom Kane, diagnosed with a dementia disorder, struggles to keep his grip on power in Chicago.

Stars: Kelsey Grammer, Connie Nielsen, Hannah Ware, Jeff Hephner

Votes: 15,989

6. The New Normal (2012–2013)

TV-14 | 30 min | Comedy, Romance

6.8
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A single mother's life after she accepts the offer to be a surrogate mother for a gay couple.

Stars: Justin Bartha, Andrew Rannells, Georgia King, Bebe Wood

Votes: 10,250

7. Harry's Law (2011–2012)

43 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.3
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A group of misfit lawyers form an unconventional firm.

Stars: Kathy Bates, Nate Corddry, Christopher McDonald, Karen Olivo

Votes: 5,408

8. How to Live with Your Parents (For the Rest of Your Life) (2013)

30 min | Comedy

5.8
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A woman faces the ups and downs of moving back in with her parents, along with her young daughter.

Stars: Sarah Chalke, Elizabeth Perkins, Jon Dore, Rachel Eggleston

Votes: 1,809

9. Hot L Baltimore (1975– )

30 min | Comedy

7.8
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Somewhat steamy/racy (for the time) carryings on in a ruined old hotel (the "E" burned out some time before and was never repaired).

Stars: James Cromwell, Richard Masur, Conchata Ferrell, Al Freeman Jr.

Votes: 182

10. American Gothic (1995–1996)

60 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller

8.2
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The show is set in the town of Trinity, South Carolina. Lucas Buck, the local sheriff, has supernatural powers. He uses these powers to manipulate people into making evil choices. Lucas ... See full summary »

Stars: Gary Cole, Lucas Black, Paige Turco, Brenda Bakke

Votes: 3,536