What are the best TV shows that were canceled too soon?

Binge-watching TV shows are probably one of the endearing and easiest pastimes to have. Imagine being able to just sit down on your couch or lie down on your bed while being comforted by your favorite shows. Even before, there was Netflix or even before 'Netflix and Chill' was coined, there was literally a lot of us who did spend our downtimes watching tons oh hit TV series. Some of this series have attained primed success via consecutive multiple seasons that have gained success. Take 'Stranger Things' for example and you get the most-streamed show in America for quite some time already. With subsequent seasons to follow, there is no question that people like to follow such show for its bizarre yet amazing plot.

However, not all our favorites enjoyed the longevity that TV shows with cool plots are supposed to reach. Some of the best TV shows canceled after one season brings back sadness to our recent memories, especially if we have followed it with much gusto. And if you happen to be into some binge-watching for a specific TV show, you might want to cherish it until it exists because you'll never know when it might be buried into the deep TV show graveyard. Some of the best TV shows to be canceled were part of our viewing history and we all know how it feels to see a show's demise despite the reason behind it. If you want to look back and enjoy some throwback vibe, we have in this list the best TV shows that were canceled too soon. Check if your favorite makes the cut and enjoy rewatching!

asked by Riro - Binge.co Contributor
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    Firefly is a space Western TV series that was written and directed by Joss Whedon. It stars Nathan Fillion, Gina Torres, and Alan Tudyk. Eleven episodes were aired on the Fox network from 2002 to 2003. 

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    Laura Luna
    Written on December 19, 2019
    "To think that this show ended after a year was just a shock!! I especially loved the story and sci-fi theme. It's definitely one of the best TV shows to be canceled too soon!"
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    #2Freaks and Geeks

    Freaks and Geeks
    Freaks and Geeks is a teen drama TV show created by Paul Feig. Originally aired on NBC in 1999, Freaks and Geeks has 18 episodes and ran for only one season. Its executive producer was Judd Apatow.
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    Hannibal is a psychological thriller television series developed by Bryan Fuller starring Hugh Dancy and Mads Mikkelsen that aired on NBC network from 2013 to 2015. It was based on the novel Red Dragon written by Thomas Harris. 

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    Huang Dong
    Written on December 19, 2019
    "It had a pretty good 3 season run but I still wish it continued!!! Loce it but too bad it ended on the long list of good canceled tv shows"
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    #4Arrested Development

    Arrested Development

    Arrested Development is a comedy TV series that follows Michael Bluth, a son who takes over the family affairs after his father's imprisonment while he deals with his other spoiled family members. It was first aired on FOX in 2003. 

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    Heroes is a story of ordinary people around the world who suddenly discover they have super powers. Their lives start intertwining until they realize they have to work together to prevent a catastrophic future.
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Best What are the best TV shows that were canceled too soon
1FireflyTV Shows 17 Paid
2Freaks and GeeksTV Shows 13 Paid
3HannibalTV Shows 9 Paid
4Arrested DevelopmentTV Shows 2 Paid
5HeroesTV Shows 1 Paid

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