As is far too common in life, the things we love the most will eventually be taken away. Loved ones, pets, cars, hairlines. The truth of the matter is that loss is simply a way of life. While this is a concept we have all come to accept, and even need, the truth is sometimes things are taken from us so senselessly that it leaves us screaming "Why?! Why this, why now?!"
So, with that thought in mind, I bring you PAUSED!'s (yea, we didn't really think about punctuation when we committed to the exclamation mark at the end of our name) Top 5 Shows That Were Cancelled Too Soon!
Now we aren't going to go into great detail as to why these shows got cancelled, honestly the answer in all cases, on all channels, over all time is that not enough people watched it. So instead we will simply present them to you here. So without further adieu, our top 5.
Honestly, of all the shows on this list, this one is probably the one that really deserved to be cancelled. However, I included it because the show had a large hill to climb. Starz pitched this show up against the HBO smash hit Game of Thrones and the already critically acclaimed The Borgias on Showtime. So the show was fighting an already losing fight. Not many would have survived against those powerhouses.
Also, towards the end the show actually started finding it's footing and I truly believe that with a little more time, it could have been a real success for Starz.
Not to mention that James Van Der Beek kills it in this show. Playing "himself" in the show, he adds a hilarious look into how the writers see Hollywood and actors themselves. It's a fun watch and with such great chemistry that I'm surprised it didn't do better than it did. Anyways, you can catch every episode on Netflix Instant, so don't hesitate.
This is a show that I wouldn't mind having returned to me from the TV grave. All though, if we learned anything from Arrested Development, it's that some things should just stay gone.
During it's original airing, the show gained a huge cult following, and tons of critic praise, the show just couldn't bring in the big crowds. Ignoring the recent season 4 disaster, this was a show that was crazy ahead of it's time and canceling it was probably one of the biggest mistakes Fox ever made.
So there you have it, our Top 5 List of Show Cancelled Too Soon. Let us know your thoughts, about these or any others you thought met there demise far too early (except Firefly...everyone is always picking Firefly).
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