TV Shows Cancelled Too Soon...

Many TV shows get cancelled without really getting a fair shot at working up to their best, but these shows were great from the start. Nevertheless, the powers-that-be didn't have the foresight to keep them in the running.


*Note- I have not included shows that were intended as mini-series or were short-lived but played out to a proper, intended ending, i.e. 'Rome' and 'Deadwood'.
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1.
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.)
 
2.
Kings (2009 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
A modern day, alternate-reality drama about a hero who rises to become the King of his nation, based on the biblical story of King David. (60 mins.)
 
3.
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.)
 
4.
Nowhere Man (1995 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  
Bruce Greenwood stars as documentary photographer Thomas Veil who, in the course of one evening, seemingly has his whole existence erased... (44 mins.)
 
5.
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.)
 
6.
Gargoyles (1994 TV Series)
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A clan of heroic night creatures pledge to protect modern New York City as they did in Scotland long ago (30 mins.)
Director: Yeun Young Sang
 
7.
The River (2012 TV Series)
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The crew of a research vessel are on a quest to find a missing TV explorer in the Amazon. (44 mins.)
 
8.
Traveler (2007 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  
Jay and Tyler find themselves hunted by the FBI after a bombing of a museum. Their only lead is their best friend... (45 mins.)
 
9.
Believe (2014 TV Series)
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A relationship forms between a gifted young girl and a man sprung from prison who has been tasked with protecting her from the evil elements that hunt her power. (43 mins.)
 
10.
Life (2007 TV Series)
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A former police officer returns to the force after having been wrongly imprisoned for years. (45 mins.)
 
11.
Last Resort (2012 TV Series)
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A US sub picks up Navy SEALs and receives an order for a nuke launch. Due to the circumstances of the order, the Captain refuses to fire. After escaping an attack from another US sub, the crew and SEALs take refuge on a small island. (60 mins.)