The W
Views: 95532045
Main | FAQ | Search: Y! / G | Calendar | Color chart | Log in for more!
15.4.14 2313
The W - Random - Cancelled shows you loved (Page 3)
This thread has 278 referrals leading to it
Register and log in to post!
Thread rated: 5.13
Pages: Prev 1 2 3
(1781 newer) Next thread | Previous thread
User
Post (56 total)
InVerse
Bierwurst








Since: 26.8.02

Since last post: 1 day
Last activity: 24 min.
#41 Posted on | Instant Rating: 5.03
All this talk of cartoons and no mention of 'Pirates of Darkwater', one of the best cartoons of all time. It was the only American cartoon at the time that actually had an ongoing story (except maybe the Dungeons & Dragons cartoon from several years earlier) and it was a good story to boot, Ren and his compatriats seeking the 7 Treasures of Ruhl to combat the Darkwater that was taking over the oceans. And they cancelled it in the 2nd season, with only half of the treasures recovered.

I was also a big fan of 'Just the 10 of Us' but I won't go into that, fearing ridicule.
Battlezone
Potato korv








Since: 27.2.03
From: Seattle, Washington

Since last post: 1954 days
Last activity: 6 days
AIM:  
Y!:
#42 Posted on | Instant Rating: 4.50
    Originally posted by InVerse
    I was also a big fan of 'Just the 10 of Us' but I won't go into that, fearing ridicule.


You won't get any from me-I LOVED that show. Man, I loved me some Jamie Luner...

And I was a fan of "Action!", too, but it's unfortunate that they killed off Jay Mohr's character at the end of the show, ending ANY debate on whether or not it would show up on cable later.

edit: And let me throw a shout to NBC's Coupling, not because I enjoyed it or anything, but because it was SO bad that I went in search of the British original to find out what the big deal was, and wound up discovering one of my favorite sitcoms ever.

(edited by Battlezone on 23.2.04 1441)


"It's the four pillars of the male heterosexual psyche. We like naked women, stockings, lesbians, and Sean Connery best as James Bond because that is what being a [man] is." -Jack Davenport, Coupling
ThreepMe
Morcilla








Since: 15.2.02
From: Dallas

Since last post: 3511 days
Last activity: 3170 days
#43 Posted on | Instant Rating: 4.17
Sledgehammer...Last episode he blows up the world...Greatness

The Tick (both animated and live action)

Herman's Head

Married with Childern

Animation: The Family Guy (duh), Futurama (also duh), Bionic Six, The New Adventures of Johnny Quest (Yes CGI sucked, but the stories weren't half bad), Daria, 2 Stupid Dogs (anyone remember the original theme song?), Freakazoid!, and Dungeons & Dragons.

Ahhh, the memories.




"Are you kidding me? A soda with MY name on it? Now more than ever, SODAS RULE!" - Edge to Christian Smackdown Sept 7th 2000
The Vile1
Lap cheong








Since: 4.9.02
From: California

Since last post: 1822 days
Last activity: 1554 days
#44 Posted on | Instant Rating: 3.87
Here's some beloved shows yet to be mentioned:

Keen Eddie-I just really dug this show, and I think FOX only showed 7 episodes over the summer before it got canned. It's too bad really, the show's pretty good. I never really liked that whole Guy Ritchie Snatch/Lock Stock style, but i think it worked really well on this show. Sienna Miller is a beautiful woman, and I will never forgive Jude Law for dumping his beautiful wife then picking up the beautiful Sienna Miller. Fuck Jude Law. Bravo is now showing all 13 episodes of Keen Eddie, and I think Paramount is going to release a DVD set eventually.

Freakazoid-this is probably one of the best, most brilliant animated series or television series period. The writing was excellent and the voice work even better. I love Paul Rugg as Freakazoid, Ed Asner as Sgt. Mike Cosgrove, David Warner as the Lobe, Flounder as Fanboy, and of course KHAN! as ARMONDO GUITIERREZ! "I AM NOT A WEENY! YOU ARE THE WEENY! DON'T START WITH THE WEENY WORD!" I think the schmuck named Jamie Kellner dumped this show after its second season AND ONLY 24 EPISODES total for the piece of crap show HYSTERIA. Fuck Jamie Kellner, fuck the WB network, fuck Hysteria, and fist-fuck Jamie Kellner in his eye socket for good measure. Where's the DVD set for Freakazoid? Snap to it Spielbergo, Indy 4 ain't happening poopskah, you got the time.

Earthworm Jim-also cancelled after its second season along with Freakazoid. Probably not as brilliant, but I always got a kick out of Homer Simpson playing the one and only Jim belting out "Groovy's" and "EAT DIRT! EVERYONE IN THE VICINITY!"

Invasion America-I really dug this show. It was basically a primetime animated drama, and it was very well written and had some good animation, characters, action. I heard the ratings for the first season which was only 6 episodes were very good for their demographic...yet for some reason we never heard of this show again. Well, I'd still buy the DVD if the putzes running Hollywood would get off their duffs and make it.

Batman Beyond-I think they are going to eventually release all 52 episodes on DVD. I was initially turned off by the idea of a Batman of the future and a crotchety old Bruce Wayne guiding a new waspy teen as the new "winged" crusader. However, Dini and his crew's splendid storytelling and great animation won me out pretty quickly especially after the fantastic pilot. It ended after the third season, but I still felt there was a lot more the show could go and there were a lot of loose ends. I wish they could've brought some sort of resolve to the tensions in the Dana/Terry/10 triangle, and we should've seen what Nightwing was up to the last 40 years and what he ended up doing. I would've like to have seen how Terry would handle being Batman as a more mature adult instead of a sometimes whiny teenager. Overall this was probably my favorite Dini/Timm Batman/animated DC series. Especially the Mr. Freeze episode, "Something I had in cold storage."



(edited by The Vile1 on 23.2.04 1512)



"Just a humble bounty hunter, ma'am."
-Spike Spiegel
raygun
Chorizo








Since: 24.7.02
From: winnipeg

Since last post: 2841 days
Last activity: 386 days
#45 Posted on | Instant Rating: 4.00
Breaker High
I used to watch this a lot back in 1998, on YTV. The show had the most ridiculous premise possible - A cruise ship high school.


Hey look! It's Young Hercules!




[GP] 1144 [G] 440 [A] 512 [PTS] 952 [PIM] 2974
Tenken347
Boudin blanc








Since: 27.2.03
From: Parts Unknown

Since last post: 16 hours
Last activity: 2 hours
#46 Posted on | Instant Rating: 4.67
Man, how could I have forgotten Freakazoid! (again with the exclamation point)? Nobody makes fun of Ricardo Montalban nearly as well as Ricardo Montalban does.
Dagent913
Bockwurst








Since: 18.11.02
From: Strong Island

Since last post: 3482 days
Last activity: 3012 days
AIM:  
#47 Posted on | Instant Rating: 5.15
You forgot the best line of that Mr. Freeze episode: "There might be some momentary discomfort," when delivered in that appropriately icy, emotionless voice. Next to the Joker, Mr. Freeze was probably the best villain in the DCAU (Darkseid and Deathstroke are a close second).

Homicide is my favorite TV show of all time, and I was SO pissed when Court TV quit showing the episodes. I got the first two DVD sets over the holiday season, so at least I've got that to tide me over for a while.

Also: Futurama, Family Guy, The Critic, The Tick, and all the other great animated shows of the last ten or so years. Hey InVerse, good call on Pirates of Darkwater. I don't remember much about it specifically, but I do remember really being into the few episodes I saw.

As for sitcoms: Herman's Head, Whoops! (does anyone else remember this show?), Andy Richter Controls the Universe, Sports Night, Undeclared, Upright Citizens Brigade, and most recently, A Minute with Stan Hooper and Wanda At Large.

Dramas: Picket Fences (pre Shark Jumping), American Gothic, and I know I really liked the first season of Millennium, but kinda lost track of it after that.

Then there were the shows I discoverd post-cancellation in reruns, i.e. Keen Eddie and Profiler.

(edited by Dagent913 on 23.2.04 1911)


"Moistening your dreams with man-urine."
CRZ
Big Brother
Administrator








Since: 9.12.01
From: ミネアポリス

Since last post: 8 hours
Last activity: 1 min.
AIM:  
ICQ:  
Y!:
#48 Posted on | Instant Rating: 8.65
    Originally posted by The Vile1
    Invasion America-I really dug this show. It was basically a primetime animated drama, and it was very well written and had some good animation, characters, action. I heard the ratings for the first season which was only 6 episodes were very good for their demographic...yet for some reason we never heard of this show again. Well, I'd still buy the DVD if the putzes running Hollywood would get off their duffs and make it.
I thought this was only meant as a mini-series, and that's why you didn't hear of it again? (I still have it on tape, SOMEWHERE; I'd never gotten around to watching it.)



CRZ
Ruby Trax
Summer sausage








Since: 10.12.01
From: The KZiM Tower

Since last post: 1831 days
Last activity: 1148 days
#49 Posted on | Instant Rating: 8.25
    Originally posted by raygun
    Breaker High
    I used to watch this a lot back in 1998, on YTV. The show had the most ridiculous premise possible - A cruise ship high school.


"Breaker High" lives on each and every day on WAM! (part of the Starz! Super Pak). That's a terrifying show. It has that "Saved by the Bell" feature-length PSA look about it.

(edited by bitchfactor on 23.2.04 1634)


I am made of blue sky and golden light, and I will feel this way forever.
Scar
Goetta








Since: 2.1.02
From: NS, Canada

Since last post: 1302 days
Last activity: 959 days
#50 Posted on | Instant Rating: 3.00
    Originally posted by The Vile1
    I wish they could've brought some sort of resolve to the tensions in the Dana/Terry/10 triangle, and we should've seen what Nightwing was up to the last 40 years and what he ended up doing.


I'm pretty sure there was an episode with Dick Grayson in it. He was just old and hated Bruce. I can't remember why cause I never really watched that much.



X-ring.
Teapot
Kishke








Since: 1.8.02
From: Louisville KY

Since last post: 43 days
Last activity: 2 days
#51 Posted on | Instant Rating: 5.23
    Originally posted by ThreepMe
    Sledgehammer...Last episode he blows up the world...Greatness


That was the last episode of the first season. They figured they were going to get cancelled, but got picked up for a second season. They had to set season 2 like 5 years in the past. I loved that show.



Mmmm... Ashley Judd. The perfect woman. 1) Absolutely gorgeous. 2) Loves UK basketball. 3) Was on Star Trek. What more can you ask for?
The Vile1
Lap cheong








Since: 4.9.02
From: California

Since last post: 1822 days
Last activity: 1554 days
#52 Posted on | Instant Rating: 3.87
    Originally posted by CRZ
      Originally posted by The Vile1
      Invasion America-I really dug this show. It was basically a primetime animated drama, and it was very well written and had some good animation, characters, action. I heard the ratings for the first season which was only 6 episodes were very good for their demographic...yet for some reason we never heard of this show again. Well, I'd still buy the DVD if the putzes running Hollywood would get off their duffs and make it.
    I thought this was only meant as a mini-series, and that's why you didn't hear of it again? (I still have it on tape, SOMEWHERE; I'd never gotten around to watching it.)


Not as I remember. I originally read the first season was 13 episodes instead of six. The show ended in a cliffhanger and it said "END OF BOOK 1." Why would it say end of BOOK 1? Obviously they planned to make a BOOK 2.




"Just a humble bounty hunter, ma'am."
-Spike Spiegel
Oliver
Scrapple








Since: 20.6.02
From: Derkaderkastan

Since last post: 1 day
Last activity: 1 day
AIM:  
ICQ:  
Y!:
#53 Posted on | Instant Rating: 3.36
    Originally posted by TwisterF5
    And how can we forget Beavis & Butthead. Fartknockers.
Beavis and Butthead wasn't cancelled; it came to it's own end, and had a proper finale. But I do agree, I've grown to miss that show. I could rent videos from the show, but the videos don't show the best parts of the episodes: THE MUSIC VIDEO CRITICS :-)

Chalk another vote for Undergrads, too. If anything, the theme was really cool.

EDIT: Huh huh huh...my grammer sucked. Huh huh huh :-)

(edited by SOK on 24.2.04 0337)


SD2: April, Year 3; what's the point to the Career mode, anyhow?
FF7: Disc 1; 4h into game; en route to the next reactor
FF8: Disc 2; 15h into game; Squall, Rinoa, Irvine vs. Master NORG.
FF9: Disc 1; 6h into game; Hunting down Dagger after she drugged me!

Heading home to Toronto NEXT WEEK!!
DrDirt
Banger








Since: 8.10.03
From: flyover country

Since last post: 5 days
Last activity: 10 hours
#54 Posted on | Instant Rating: 7.78
Frank's Place starring Tim Reid (Venus Flytrap). Lasted one season and was great. Most of you are likely too young to have seen it.



Perception is reality
Retrovertigo
Tocino








Since: 20.12.03
From: Fairfield, OH

Since last post: 3594 days
Last activity: 3593 days
#55 Posted on | Instant Rating: 5.34
I'll echo the votes for Herman's Head, MST3K, Undeclared, Andy Richter, Titus, Daria, Family Guy, Futurama, and ESPECIALLY Sports Night, which I watch in its entirety on DVD at least once a month.

Since I also choose to believe that Farscape basically ceased to exist and became a Farsoap spinoff of itself after about the mid-point of season two (with a watchable episode coming along once every 4 or 5 episodes to keep me from abandoning it), I'll agree there, too.

Others that may've been mentioned and I failed to notice: The Oddities (The Head only, didn't care for Maxx), Sifl'n'Olly, Brimstone (the very best scifi/fantasy series ever, in my view, and yet it only lasted 13 episodes), The Education of Max Bickford, and the two that are probably most embarrassing for a 30 year old male to admit to: My So-Called Life and Out of Order, although both had excellent cliffhanger-esque endings instead of being wrapped up all nice and neat, so I won't gripe much.
wordlife
Head cheese








Since: 4.4.03

Since last post: 3171 days
Last activity: 2455 days
#56 Posted on | Instant Rating: 10.00
    Originally posted by bitchfactor
      Originally posted by raygun
      Breaker High
      I used to watch this a lot back in 1998, on YTV. The show had the most ridiculous premise possible - A cruise ship high school.


    "Breaker High" lives on each and every day on WAM! (part of the Starz! Super Pak). That's a terrifying show. It has that "Saved by the Bell" feature-length PSA look about it.

    (edited by bitchfactor on 23.2.04 1634)


That show ruled....It was really terrifying

I loved the fat guy who was always trying to get score chicks and he always screwed it up somehow, they should have just based the show around him and it would have been money (does anyone remember the one where he rapped?!?!)...also, I never understood why everyone on that show had to be "paired off" seriously, if they weren't dating someone you were to believe they should have committed suicide or something



"I'm not that big, but I'm fast, I'm pretty sure I can outrun the whole Dallas Cowboys team."
--high school senior RB (and possible future Boomer Sooner) Adrian Peterson on his thoughts on his chances in the NFL

Am I the only person who hope this kid signs into the NFL and Roy Williams and Parcells get to let that comment stew for the next 7 months?
Pages: Prev 1 2 3
Thread rated: 5.13
Pages: Prev 1 2 3
Thread ahead: Warrior is coming to my school
Next thread: why do your friends set you up with people on blind dates
Previous thread: Someone set you up on a blind date!
(1781 newer) Next thread | Previous thread
Well, in all fairness that's one corpse that NEEDS to be skullfucked. There aren't TOO too many things I miss about Canada, but the fact that Rickard's Red is hard to find in the States is definitely Top 5.
- JoshMann, Yes, A BOOZE REVIEW~! (2003)
The W - Random - Cancelled shows you loved (Page 3)Register and log in to post!

The W™ message board

ZimBoard
©2001-2014 Brothers Zim

This old hunk of junk rendered your page in 0.175 seconds.