Top 50 T.V Shows Canceled Way Too Soon

i tried to keep the list with shows less then 5 season even though im sad king of the hill and tales from the crypt were and others were cancelled they had a good run this list is shows that ended before they got a real shot
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1.
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.)
 
2.
Duckman: Private Dick/Family Man (1994 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
A crass, womanizing duck works as a private eye with his level-headed pig sidekick, all-the-while raising a family as a single dad. (30 mins.)
 
3.
Firefly (2002 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9.1/10 X  
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.)
 
4.
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.)
 
5.
The Boondocks (2005 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  
Based on the comic strip, Huey and Riley move away from the city and out to the suburbs with their irascible grandfather. Biting socio-political commentary ensues. (22 mins.)
 
6.
Twin Peaks (1990 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.9/10 X  
An idiosyncratic FBI agent investigates the murder of a young woman in the even more idiosyncratic town of Twin Peaks. (47 mins.)
 
7.
Greg the Bunny (2002 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
Hoping to ride on Mr. Gibson's coattails, Greg decides to direct and star in a biblical epic motion picture. (30 mins.)
Director: Dan Milano
 
8.
The Tick (1994 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
An invulnerable, somewhat dim, superhero protects The City from all manner of evil-doers. (30 mins.)
 
9.
The Tick (2001 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
The story of superhero The Tick, based on the popular comic book. (23 mins.)
 
10.
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.)
 
11.
Dilbert (1999 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
Cubicle denizen Dilbert toils away at Path-E-Tech which makes undefined products. The focus is on his survival amongst a moronic boss, hostile co-workers and his malevolent pet, Dogbert. (30 mins.)
Director: Declan M. Moran
 
12.
Eureka (2006 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
The best minds in the US are tucked away in a remote town where they build futuristic inventions for the government's benefit. (60 mins.)
 
13.
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.)
 
14.
The Critic (1994 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
Jay Sherman is a New York film critic who has to review films he doesn't like for a living. (522 mins.)
 
15.
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.)
 
16.
Terriers (2010 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  
Ex-cop and recovering alcoholic Hank Dolworth partners with his best friend, former criminal Britt Pollack, in an unlicensed private investigation business.
 
17.
Rubicon (2010 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
Will Travers is an analyst at a New York City-based federal intelligence agency who is thrown into a story where nothing is as it appears to be. (45 mins.)
 
18.
The PJs (1999 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
Thurgood Stubbs lives with his wife Muriel in the housing project where he is the chief superintendent... (30 mins.)
 
19.
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.)
 
20.
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.)
 
21.
Undergrads (2001 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
The misadventures of a group of childhood friends who keep in touch even while they go to separate colleges. (30 mins.)
 
22.
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.)
 
23.
Heroes (2006 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
Common people discover that they have super powers. Their lives intertwine as a devastating event must be prevented. (45 mins.)
 
24.
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.)
 
25.
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.)
 
26.
Clerks (2000 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
The continuing adventures of clerks Dante and Randal, who try to make the best of their menial labor, with no help from Jay and Silent Bob. (22 mins.)
 
27.
Spaced (1999 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.7/10 X  
Friends Tim and Daisy, 20-something North Londoners with uncertain futures, must pretend to be a couple to live in the only apartment they can afford. (25 mins.)
 
28.
The Life & Times of Tim (2008 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
Watch as Tim finds himself in several awkward situations in this HBO cartoon comedy.
 
29.
God, the Devil and Bob (2000 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
God has made a bet with the Devil: if one human of the Devil's choosing can't prove that humanity is decent... (30 mins.)
 
30.
Better Off Ted (2009 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
In a science-based company, a manager tries to keep control of his scientists while being pressured by his shrewd boss. (30 mins.)
 
31.
Batman: The Animated Series (1992 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9.0/10 X  
The Dark Knight battles crime in Gotham City with occasional help from Robin and Batgirl. (23 mins.)
 
32.
Batman Beyond (1999 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
Fueled by remorse and vengeance, a high schooler named Terry McGinnis revives the role of Batman. Under supervision of an elderly Bruce Wayne, he fights crime in a harsh futuristic Gotham. (23 mins.)
 
33.
Johnny Bravo (1997 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
The misadventures of a dumb blond egomanaic who is deluded about his own manliness. (30 mins.)
 
34.
Pinky and the Brain (1995 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
A genius mouse and his stupid sidekick try to conquer the world each night. (30 mins.)
 
35.
Birds of Prey (2002 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
In the future, long after the Batman has driven himself into exile, his legacy lives on in the form of the Birds of Prey--Black Canary, Oracle, and the Huntress. (60 mins.)
 
36.
Reaper (2007 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
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.)
 
37.
Brimstone (1998 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
A dead cop, sentenced to Hell, is returned to Earth by the Devil to recover 113 escaped evil spirits. (60 mins.)
 
38.
Dark Angel (2000 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
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.)
 
39.
The Dresden Files (2007 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
A Chicago-based wizard works as a private investigator. (60 mins.)
 
40.
Eerie, Indiana (1991 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
Teenager and weirdness investigator Marshall Teller goes through adventures in his new small-town home with his two friends, geeky Simon and mysterious Dash X. (30 mins.)
Director: Bob Balaban
 
41.
The Crow: Stairway to Heaven (1998 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
A deceased street musician returns to life, and must restore the balance between good and evil to be reunited with his dead girlfriend. (43 mins.)
Director: Scott Williams
 
42.
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.)
 
43.
The Cape (2011 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  
Vince Faraday is a cop who has been framed for murder leading him to fall off the grid and become the super hero known only as "The Cape" (60 mins.)
 
44.
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.)
 
45.
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.)
 
46.
Dead Like Me (2003 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
Meet Georgia Lass (who prefers to be called George). She is a young Seattle college dropout who is unhappy with life... (60 mins.)
 
47.
Wonderfalls (2004 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
Jaye Tyler is a loner living in Niagara Falls who, after graduating college, has fallen into a care-free... (60 mins.)
 
48.
American Gothic (1995 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
Visit Trinity, South Carolina, a small town with more chills than charm. Sheriff Lucas Buck won't let anyone - including local doctor Matt Crower or the determined Gail Emory - stand in the way of his evil plans. (60 mins.)
 
49.
Millennium (1996 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
A former FBI profiler with the ability to look inside the mind of a killer begins working for the mysterious Millennium Group. (45 mins.)
 
50.
Masters of Horror (2005 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
Anchor Bay has amassed some of the greatest horror film writers and directors to bring to you the anthology series... (60 mins.)
 
51.
Fear Itself (2008 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
A television series broken down into 13 separate 60-minute films from premiere horror writers and directors. (43 mins.)