Cancelled way too soon!by limabean101 | created - 27 Aug 2012 | updated - 03 Apr 2013 | Public
Great shows that were cancelled way before their time. Roswell and Dollhouse and a couple other shows were cancelled because of low ratings but knew they were getting cancelled so were able to write endings to the shows. Unfortunately these endings were very rushed and disappointing so I included them on this list.
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1. Jericho (2006–2008)
TV-14 | 45 min | Action, Drama, Mystery
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.
2. Veronica Mars (2004–2007)
TV-14 | 44 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
After her best friend is murdered, and her father is removed as county Sheriff, Veronica Mars dedicates her life to cracking the toughest mysteries in the affluent town of Neptune.
Yay, we are gunna get a movie!
3. Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles (2008–2009)
TV-PG | 60 min | Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Set after the events in Terminator 2 (1991), 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.
4. Firefly (2002–2003)
TV-14 | 44 min | Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
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.
Thank god they made a movie after this was cancelled to tie up all the loose ends
5. Survivors (2008–2010)
60 min | Drama, Sci-Fi
An unknown virus pandemic kills more than 90% of the world's population. Those immune must strive to survive and overcome the difficulties of this new world order, hoping that the virus will not mutate.
6. Summerland (2004–2005)
60 min | Drama
Bradin, Nikki and Derrick are 3 kids from an average normal Kansas household. Their whole life is thrown upside-down when their parents are tragically killed in a car accident. Ava Gregory ... See full summary »
9. 10 Things I Hate About You (2009–2010)
30 min | Comedy
Kat and Bianca Stratford may be sisters, but all comparisons end there. Kat is an outspoken, independent feminist, while Bianca is a social butterfly who wants nothing more to be popular, ... See full summary »
10. South of Nowhere (2005–2008)
A family moves from Ohio to Los Angeles, where they find themselves unprepared for the city's fast pace, and the overcrowded public school that their three teenagers will attend.
11. Instant Star (2004–2008)
Based on a song she wrote and performed, a young girl wins a national contest for a recording contract. Now she must balance the life of a normal teenager with that of a rising star in the music industry.
12. Dollhouse (2009–2010)
TV-14 | 44 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
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.
13. Roswell (1999–2002)
TV-14 | 42 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
The lives of three young alien/human hybrids with extraordinary gifts in Roswell.
This was cancelled in time for them to write an ending but it was very rushed and not that great.
15. Birds of Prey (2002–2003)
TV-14 | 60 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
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.
19. The O.C. (2003–2007)
TV-PG | 44 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A troubled youth becomes embroiled in the lives of a close-knit group of people in the wealthy, upper-class neighborhood of Newport Beach, Orange County, California.
21. Judging Amy (1999–2005)
60 min | Drama
A family drama focused on three generations of women living together in Hartford, Connecticut. Amy Brenneman plays Amy Gray, who left New York City behind and now works as a family court ... See full summary »
22. Any Day Now (1998–2002)
60 min | Drama
Mary Elizabeth, an outgoing white girl, and Rene, a shy black girl, become close friends as they grow up in 1960's Alabama. Their friendship comes to an end, however, when Mary Elizabeth (... See full summary »
24. Ugly Betty (2006–2010)
TV-PG | 60 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A young, smart and wise woman named Betty Suarez goes on a journey to find her inner beauty. The only problem is that it's hard for a slightly less attractive woman to find her beauty ... See full summary »
29. The Secret Circle (2011–2012)
TV-14 | 45 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror
16 year old Cassie Blake moves to Chance Harbor, Washington to live with her grandmother after her mother mysteriously dies. She discovers she's a witch along with 5 other teens.