Cancelled too soon

by selket-3 | created - 09 Feb 2012 | updated - 17 Sep 2016 | Public

A list of shows that were good, but cancelled way too soon.

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1. The Marshal (1995– )

60 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.6
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McBride is a U.S. Marshal and his job is to guard criminals, protect witnesses, and pursue escaped convicts. His job takes all across the country where he meets all kinds of people.

Stars: Jeff Fahey, Kristina Lewis, Carly McKillip, Patricia Harras

Votes: 133

2. Two (1996–1997)

Crime, Thriller

8.6
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Gus McClain is a college professor, whose life is perfectly idyllic, he has a good job, good friends, and a loving wife. One day things change for Gus when he discovers all sorts of odd ... See full summary »

Stars: Michael Easton, Barbara Tyson, Lochlyn Munro, Andrew Johnston

Votes: 98

3. Biography (1987– )

60 min | Documentary, Biography

7.9
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The life stories of various historical figures and celebrities are told.

Stars: Jack Perkins, Peter Graves, Harry Smith, Bill Mumy

Votes: 1,307

4. Cover Me: Based on the True Life of an FBI Family (2000–2001)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Family

7.5
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Based on a true story. In order to protect his family, Danny Arno chooses to include his family in his work for the FBI, rather than hide it from them. Meet the Arnos: Danny Arno Undercover... See full synopsis »

Stars: Peter Dobson, Melora Hardin, Cameron Richardson, Antoinette Picatto

Votes: 147

5. The Pretender (1996–2000)

60 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Mystery

7.5
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A specially gifted man, with the ability to instantly master any skill, escapes from a secret testing facility and travels the country taking on different jobs and helping strangers while hiding from his kidnappers.

Stars: Michael T. Weiss, Andrea Parker, Patrick Bauchau, Jon Gries

Votes: 13,282

6. The Others (2000– )

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

7.8
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College student Marian Kitt is terrified to discover that she has the power to see into the "other side." Word of Marian's vision spreads to Professor Miles Ballard, a student of paranormal... See full summary »

Stars: Julianne Nicholson, Gabriel Macht, Missy Crider, Bill Cobbs

Votes: 556

7. The Visitor (1997–1998)

60 min | Drama, Sci-Fi

7.3
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Adam MacArthur disappeared in the Bermuda Triangle 50 years ago. Now he has escaped and has come back to help steer Earth away from a path of destruction. He travels the U.S. helping the ... See full summary »

Stars: John Corbett, Grand L. Bush, Leon Rippy, John Storey

Votes: 329

8. Kindred: The Embraced (1996– )

60 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

7.7
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Julian Luna, the undead Prince of the City, leads the Vampire Clans as he falls in love with Caitlin, a human reporter.

Stars: Stacy Haiduk, Erik King, Patrick Bauchau, Brigid Brannagh

Votes: 2,260

9. Eli Stone (2008–2009)

60 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

7.7
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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.

Stars: Jonny Lee Miller, Natasha Henstridge, Loretta Devine, Matt Letscher

Votes: 8,729

10. Firefly (2002–2003)

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

9.1
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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.

Stars: Nathan Fillion, Gina Torres, Alan Tudyk, Morena Baccarin

Votes: 208,262

11. New Amsterdam (2008)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi

7.5
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A New York homicide detective is cursed with immortality.

Stars: Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Zuleikha Robinson, Alexie Gilmore, Stephen Henderson

Votes: 6,206

12. Moonlight (2007–2008)

60 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

7.7
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A vampire lands work as a private investigator and falls for a mortal woman.

Stars: Alex O'Loughlin, Sophia Myles, Jason Dohring, Shannyn Sossamon

Votes: 22,046

13. 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: 48,749

14. Life on Mars (2006–2007)

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

8.3
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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.

Stars: John Simm, Philip Glenister, Liz White, Dean Andrews

Votes: 25,753

15. The Cape (1996–1997)

60 min | Action, Drama

7.2
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The select members of the NASA Astronaut Corps train at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida.

Stars: Adam Baldwin, Corbin Bernsen, Cameron Bancroft, Tyra Ferrell

Votes: 139

16. Human Target (2010–2011)

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

7.8
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An unique bodyguard protects his clients by secretly infiltrating their lives in order to draw out and eliminate threats.

Stars: Mark Valley, Chi McBride, Jackie Earle Haley, Indira Varma

Votes: 16,084

17. Food Revolution (2010–2011)

60 min | Reality-TV

8.1
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Impassioned chef Jamie Oliver is determined to take on the high statistics of obesity, heart disease and diabetes in the United States. By talking to people in their communities, Oliver ... See full summary »

Stars: Jamie Oliver, Alice Gue, Rod Willis, Mike McGalliard

Votes: 736

18. No Ordinary Family (2010–2011)

TV-PG | 60 min | Action, Comedy, Drama

6.9
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The Powells are a typical American family living in Pacific Bay, California, whose members gain special powers after their plane crashes in the Amazon.

Stars: Michael Chiklis, Julie Benz, Kay Panabaker, Jimmy Bennett

Votes: 15,306

19. Defying Gravity (2009)

TV-14 | 60 min | Drama, Sci-Fi

7.3
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Eight astronauts living aboard an international spacecraft on a mission through the Solar System, as the world watches from billions of kilometers away.

Stars: Ron Livingston, Malik Yoba, Andrew Airlie, Paula Garcés

Votes: 9,254

20. 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: 42,155

21. Valentine (2008–2009)

60 min | Comedy

6.7
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In a world where love has grown trivial and weary the Ancient Greek Gods exist to battle this tragedy. The Gods will do whatever it takes to bring soul mates together. Grace Valentine, the ... See full summary »

Stars: Jaime Murray, Kristoffer Polaha, Autumn Reeser, Christine Lakin

Votes: 702

22. The American Embassy (2002– )

60 min | Drama, Comedy

6.2
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Emma Brody is a young, single all-American woman who leaves behind her dysfunctional family in Toledo, Ohio to take a job as the vice consul at the U.S. Embassy in London, England where she... See full summary »

Stars: Arija Bareikis, Jonathan Adams, Michael Cerveris, Davenia McFadden

Votes: 117

23. Reaper (2007–2009)

TV-14 | 45 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

7.8
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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.

Stars: Bret Harrison, Tyler Labine, Rick Gonzalez, Missy Peregrym

Votes: 21,606

24. Alias (2001–2006)

TV-14 | 42 min | Action, Drama, Mystery

7.6
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Sydney Bristow is an international spy recruited out of college, and trained for espionage and self-defense.

Stars: Jennifer Garner, Ron Rifkin, Carl Lumbly, Kevin Weisman

Votes: 39,755

25. Dead Like Me (2003–2004)

TV-14 | 60 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

8.1
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After being hit on the head by a toilet seat, a young temp clerk becomes a grim reaper in death.

Stars: Ellen Muth, Callum Blue, Jasmine Guy, Mandy Patinkin

Votes: 36,325

26. 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: 13,266

27. Billable Hours (2006– )

30 min | Comedy

5.8
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Three young lawyers find being a lawyer in a large corporate lawfirm sucks, and that it will take more than hard work to get ahead only to be rewarded with more hard work. They spend their ... See full synopsis »

Stars: Fab Filippo, Brandon Firla, Jennifer Baxter, Ennis Esmer

Votes: 650

28. The Industry (1998–2002)

22 min | Comedy

7.5
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Back stabbing execs at a Canadian TV network stop at nothing to get ahead.

Stars: Rick Mercer, Peter Keleghan, Leah Pinsent, Dan Lett

Votes: 307

29. The Guardian (2001–2004)

60 min | Drama, Crime

7.4
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Nick Fallin is a hotshot lawyer working at his father's ultrasuccessful Pittsburgh law firm. Unfortunately, the high life has gotten the best of Nick. Arrested for drug use, he's sentenced ... See full summary »

Stars: Simon Baker, Alan Rosenberg, Raphael Sbarge, Dabney Coleman

Votes: 3,992

30. The Lyon's Den (2003–2004)

60 min | Drama

6.3
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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, Dan Barrington, who ran the place. Owing it... See full summary »

Stars: Rob Lowe, Perrey Reeves, Elizabeth Mitchell, Paula Newsome

Votes: 140

31. The Burning Zone (1996–1997)

55 min | Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller

7.1
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Dr. Daniel Cassian is appointed by the White House to lead a small top secret federal biological task force of leading scientists to investigate and prevent potential biological disasters. ... See full summary »

Stars: Michael Harris, James Black, Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Tamlyn Tomita

Votes: 149

32. 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: 27,156

33. The Invisible Man (2000–2002)

120 min | Comedy, Thriller, Sci-Fi

7.6
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A thief and conman is given the means to become invisible, and ends up working for a government agency.

Stars: Vincent Ventresca, Paul Ben-Victor, Shannon Kenny, Eddie Jones

Votes: 2,567

34. The Outer Limits (1995–2002)

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

7.8
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A modern revival of the classic science fiction horror anthology show The Outer Limits (1963). Episodes often have twist-endings and involve aliens. Sometimes, a story from one episode continues in a later episode.

Stars: Alex Diakun, Eric Schneider, Garvin Cross, Larry Musser

Votes: 9,471

35. Profiler (1996–2000)

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

7.3
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Ally Walker stars as Dr. Sam Waters, a detective with the Violent Crimes Task Force, a federal agency which often works with the FBI, ATF, and other crime-solving agencies. The VCTF ... See full summary »

Stars: Ally Walker, Julian McMahon, A Martinez, Robert Davi

Votes: 2,850

36. Cold Case (2003–2010)

TV-14 | 44 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.6
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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.

Stars: Kathryn Morris, Danny Pino, John Finn, Jeremy Ratchford

Votes: 20,719

37. The Inspector Lynley Mysteries (2001–2008)

90 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.4
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British crime investigation series based around aristocratic, Oxford-educated Detective Inspector Thomas Lynley and his working-class assistant Sergeant Barbara Havers.

Stars: Nathaniel Parker, Sharon Small, Lesley Vickerage, Paul Hickey

Votes: 3,236