Cancelled too soon

A list of shows that were good, but cancelled way too soon.
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1.
The Marshal (1995 TV Series)
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McBride is a U.S. Marshal and his job is to guard criminals, protect witnesses, and pursue escaped convicts... (60 mins.)
 
2.
Two (1996 TV Series)
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Gus McClain is a college professor, whose life is perfectly idyllic, he has a good job, good friends...
 
3.
Biography (1987 TV Series)
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The life stories of various historical figures and celebrities are told. (60 mins.)
 
5.
The Pretender (1996 TV Series)
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A specially gifted man, with the ability to instantly master any skill, escapes from a secret agency and travels the country taking on a different jobs and helping strangers. (60 mins.)
 
6.
The Others (2000 TV Series)
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College student Marian Kitt is terrified to discover that she has the power to see into the "other side."... (60 mins.)
Director: James Lima
 
7.
The Visitor (1997 TV Series)
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Adam MacArthur disappeared in the Bermuda Triangle 50 years ago. Now he has escaped and has come back... (60 mins.)
Director: Kevin Kerslake
 
8.
Kindred: The Embraced (1996 TV Series)
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Series based on the White Wolf role-playing game, Vampire: the Masquerade. Julian Luna, the undead Prince of the City, leads the Vampire Clans as he falls in love with Caitlin, a human reporter. (60 mins.)
 
9.
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.)
 
10.
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.)
 
11.
New Amsterdam (2008 TV Series)
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A New York homicide detective is cursed with immortality. (60 mins.)
 
12.
Moonlight (2007 TV Series)
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A vampire lands work as a private investigator and falls for a mortal woman. (60 mins.)
 
13.
Pushing Daisies (2007 TV Series)
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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. (44 mins.)
 
14.
Life on Mars (2006 TV Series)
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After being involved in a car accident in 2006, DCI Sam Tyler wakes up to find himself in 1973, the era of 'Sweeney' type policing, Mark III Cortinas, and flared trousers. (60 mins.)
 
15.
The Cape (1996 TV Series)
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(60 mins.)
 
16.
Human Target (2010 TV Series)
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A unique bodyguard protects his clients by secretly infiltrating their lives in order to draw out and eliminate threats. (60 mins.)
 
17.
Food Revolution (2010 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
Impassioned chef Jamie Oliver is determined to take on the high statistics of obesity, heart disease and diabetes in the United States... (60 mins.)
 
18.
No Ordinary Family (2010 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
The Powells are a typical American family living in fictional Pacific Bay, California, whose members gain special powers after their plane crashes in the Amazon. (60 mins.)
 
19.
Defying Gravity (2009 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
Eight astronauts living aboard an international spacecraft on a mission through the Solar System, as the world watches from billions of kilometers away. (60 mins.)
 
20.
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.)
 
21.
Valentine (2008 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
In a world where love has grown trivial and weary the Ancient Greek Gods exist to battle this tragedy... (60 mins.)
 
22.
The American Embassy (2002 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
Emma Brody is a young, single all-American woman who leaves behind her dysfunctional family in Toledo... (60 mins.)
 
23.
Reaper (2007 TV Series)
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On his 21st birthday, Sam discovers his parents sold his soul to the devil before birth and he must now be a bounty hunter for the devil until he dies. (45 mins.)
 
24.
Alias (2001 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
Sydney Bristow is an international spy recruited out of college and trained for espionage and self-defense. (42 mins.)
 
25.
Dead Like Me (2003 TV Series)
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Meet Georgia Lass (who prefers to be called George). She is a young Seattle college dropout who is unhappy with life... (60 mins.)
 
26.
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.)
 
27.
Billable Hours (2006 TV Series)
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(30 mins.)
 
28.
The Industry (1998 TV Series)
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Back stabbing execs at a Canadian TV network stop at nothing to get ahead. (22 mins.)
 
29.
The Guardian (2001 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
Nick Fallin is a hotshot lawyer working at his father's ultrasuccessful Pittsburgh law firm. Unfortunately... (60 mins.)
 
30.
The Lyon's Den (2003 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
Jack Turner, plucked from his free law clinc and brought to the white shoe law firm of Lyons & Lacrosse after the mysterious death of his mentor... (60 mins.)
 
31.
The Burning Zone (1996 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
Dr. Daniel Cassian is appointed by the White House to lead a small top secret federal biological task... (55 mins.)
 
32.
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.)
 
33.
The Invisible Man (2000 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
A thief and conman is given the means to become invisible, and ends up working for a government agency. (120 mins.)
Director: Breck Eisner
 
34.
The Outer Limits (1995 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
A modern revival of the classic eponymous 1960s sci-fi horror anthology show. Episodes often have twist-endings and involve aliens. Sometimes, story from one episode continues in a later episode. (44 mins.)
 
35.
Profiler (1996 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
Ally Walker stars as Dr. Sam Waters, a detective with the Violent Crimes Task Force, a federal agency which often works with the FBI... (60 mins.)
Director: Kevin Hooks
 
36.
Cold Case (2003 TV Series)
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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.)
 
37.
The Inspector Lynley Mysteries (2001 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
British crime investigation series based around aristocratic, Oxford-educated Detective Inspector Thomas Lynley and his working-class assistant Sergeant Barbara Havers. (90 mins.)