The Suckiest TV Show Cancellations Ever

Brian Linder
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When the shows you love leave TV too soon it SUCKS! Check out our list of the suckiest show cancellations ever…

Veronica Mars

Veronica Mars, Kristen Bell’s high school detective series had three amazing seasons before being abruptly canceled by The CW in 2007. But fans of the show weren’t gonna take it. In 2013, they donated $2 million to a Kickstarter campaign that funded the Veronica Mars movie.

Arrested Development

Arrested Development, following the absurd antics of the dysfunctional Bluth family, is one of the best TV comedies ever. But the series failed to appeal to the masses, prompting FOX to cancel it after three seasons. That sucked, but thanks to Netflix, the Bluths came back for a fourth season in 2013 and will return for Season 5 in 2018.

Freaks and Geeks

Freaks and Geeks only aired for one season, but the cult series launched the careers of many of today’s stars. Jason Segel, Seth Rogen, James Franco and Linda Cardellini all starred in the high school dramedy about a ragtag group of friends in suburban Michigan. What sucks the most is that NBC took the show off the air before the first season was even over, though a fan campaign later prompted the network to air three final episodes.


Firefly, the Western space adventure series was a hit with fans when it debuted on FOX in 2002. However, the show failed to find a wider audience and was canceled after a single season. That sucks, but Captain Mal Reynolds and the rest of the Serenity crew reprised their roles in 2005 for the show’s big-screen swan song.

Brian Linder
Sr. Content Producer at FANDOM, Brian has been on the fan-media scene since dial-up. He loves space sagas and superheroes.
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