IMDb Polls

Poll: A Season or Less, What a Mess...

These T.V. shows may have sounded like sure things, but they only lasted a season... or less. There are many reasons why a series can get cancelled; it doesn't always mean it's a terrible show. Which of these short-lived series do you wish would've kept running? Arranged by year, oldest to newest.

Discuss here!

Make Your Choice

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    The Snoop Sisters (1972)

    Two elderly mystery novelists solve real crimes.
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    The Texas Wheelers (1974)

    Zack Wheeler returns to raise his children Truckie, Doobie, Boo, and T.J. in rural Texas after their mother dies.
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    Get Christie Love! (1974)

    A Los Angeles policewoman goes undercover to solve crimes.
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    Tabitha (1976)

    A sequel to "Bewitched" follows the adventures of Samantha and Darrin's grown-up daughter.
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    Gemini Man (1976)

    Agent Sam Casey gains the power of invisibility, which is controlled by a watch.
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    Future Cop (1976)

    A veteran police officer gets an android for a partner.
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    Logan's Run (1977)

    Logan, a 26-year-old police assassin (known as a Sandman) begins to question the lethal bureaucracy under which he lives and works.
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    Man from Atlantis (1977)

    An Atlantis survivor works with a crew to study oceanography.
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    Space Academy (1977)

    The adventures of the students of an outer space military school.
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    Breaking Away (1980)

    Four high school friends grow up near a university.
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    Wizards and Warriors (1983)

    The legendary Kingdom of Camarand is ruled by good King Baaldorf and Queen Lattinia.
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    Automan (1983)

    A police computer expert creates his alter ego.
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    Street Hawk (1985)

    An ex-motorcycle cop injured in the line of duty is recruited for a top-secret government mission to ride Street Hawk - a combat motorbike designed to fight crime.

    Suggested by Nikolay Yerioman

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    Otherworld (1985)

    A family searches for a way out of a bizarre parallel world.
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    Werewolf (1987)

    When Eric is bitten by a werewolf, he must track down the rough sailor who started his wolf bloodline.
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    The Charmings (1987)

    Snow White and her family are thrust out of their fairy tale life and into modern times.
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    The Flash (1990)

    An accident gives a police chemist superhuman speed.

    Suggested by Nikolay Yeriomin

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    My So-Called Life (1994)

    Angela is a high schooler in constant turmoil over her exposure to boys, friends, drugs... basically the usual 1990's teen trappings.
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    Women of the House (1995)

    In this spin-off of "Designing Women," Suzanne Sugarbaker and her new comrades represent the State of Georgia in politics.
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    Crusade (1999)

    A team of soldiers and scientists has five years to find a cure for a plague decimating Earth.

    Suggested by Dan Dassow

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    Freaks and Geeks (1999)

    Growing up circa 1980, a misfit teen and his pals are stuck in school, where all the girls are a foot taller and bullies terrorize the gym class.
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    Firefly (2002)

    The disparate men and women of a small spaceship just want to survive, but they face constant challenges on the new frontier, such as flesh-eating mongrels.

    Suggested by Ed Jones

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    Emily's Reasons Why Not (2006)

    After breaking up with her most recent boyfriend, Emily institutes a set of self-imposed guidelines, referred to as the "Reasons Why Not." What are those guidelines? If Emily, with the help of her friends, can come up with just five reasons why she should break up with a beau, she does.
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    Caprica (2009)

    Set nearly 60 years before the "Battlestar Galactica" series, this prequel traces the progress of two prominent families, the Greystones and the Adamas.

    Suggested by Jeorj Euler

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    Flashforward (2009)

    Residents of Los Angeles go about their day unaware that a mysterious event is about to change their lives.

    Suggested by Jeroj Euler

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    The Event (2010)

    A regular guy who launches an investigation into the disappearance of his fiancee begins to expose the biggest cover-up in American history.

    Suggested by Jeorj Euler

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    The Cape (2011)

    An honest cop framed for a series of murders must fight the criminals who have overtaken Palm City, and decides to become his son's favorite comic book superhero, The Cape.

    Suggested by Jeorj Euler

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    Awake (2012)

    After getting in a car accident with his wife and teenage son, Detective Michael Britten finds himself alternating between two different realities.

    Suggested by rubyfruit76

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    We Are Men (2013)

    When Carter Thomas moves into a short-term apartment complex after being left at the altar, he befriends three older single guys.
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    Almost Human (2013)

    As all cops are required to work with a robot, John Kennex must overcome his aversion to androids and get accustomed to his new partner: a discontinued android with unexpected emotional responses.
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    Once Upon a Time in Wonderland (2013)

    Alice tells of a land on the far side of a rabbit hole; doctors plan a treatment that will make her memories disappear. Before the doctors can follow through, the Knave of Hearts and the White Rabbit arrive to whisk her away to Wonderland.
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    Of Kings and Prophets (2016)

    A young, resourceful shepherd named David, who has big aspirations, rounds out a trio of characters who are on a collision course with destiny, which will test their beliefs and leave Israel forever changed.
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    Ghosted (2017)

    Former missing persons detective Leroy Wright is a skeptic who doesn't believe aliens exist, unlike true believer Max Jennifer, who is convinced his wife was abducted by such beings.
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    Doubt (2017)

    Sadie Ellis has a good job at a boutique law firm where she works with a passionate warrior for justice - but she has a secret.
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    Swamp Thing (2019)

    A swamp-born virus uncovers terrifying secrets in a small Louisiana town.

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