The decisions of which shows get to stay and which get cancelled cab seem awfully arbitrary sometimes.
A show that seems to be doing well, devoted following, good merchandise sales, etc., can suddenly find itself cancelled. Sometimes the public outcry can bring a show back from the brink, and sometimes it'll get picked up by another network (or Netflix), but oftentimes were just left disappointed.
Reddit user smoothoperator 24 asked:
Get ready for a trip down nostalgia lane.
Are You Afraid Of The Dark?Giphy
But dont increase the picture quality or acting.
I LOVED Are you Afraid as a 90s kid. Went back and watched some episodes a few years ago and holy god, I do not remember the acting being that bad. What the hell Canadian talent agency did they find those actors in?
The main kid is a weatherman for CBC now.
Constantine, if only to wrap up the insane cliffhanger it ended on.
It's definitely getting resolved in Legends of Tomorrow this season.
I dunno... Constantine himself got moved to the show, and they've been dealing with the supernatural the last couple of seasons, but I haven't seen anything indicating they were going to pick up the Brujeria/Rising Darkness storyline.
Better Off Ted
Better Off Ted. Though "Corporate" is a Less Quirky replacement.
Yes please. That show was so good. It's a shame though, even if it did come back, Portia de Rossi is retired from acting now.
Well, as long as we've still got Phil and Lem then I'm still in.
Fresh Prince Of Bel-Air
Fresh Prince of Bel Air, but with Will as the Uncle.
he's flat out refused to revive or do a reunion special of fresh prince of bel-air, as he says that it just wouldnt feel right without james avery, as will smith has said he was the true heart and soul of the show and without him, its not worth it.
Thanks for reminding me that Uncle Phil died. Now I'm gonna be depressed as I go to bed...
Yes! Pushing Daisies was wonderful and quirky and different. Had it started 2 years later I'm sure it would have lasted so much longer.
What could be better.
Lee Pace's eyebrows every week.
Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency
Most underappreciated show I've ever watched.
Just discovered this show last week. Downright shameful to end such a masterpiece.
I stumbled upon the show, binge watched both seasons and looked up when season 3 was coming out. I was disappointed. :(
I'll mention Danny Phantom, and am surprised no one else here did already.
The plot ghost for a reboot that keeps coming up to shout BOO when I'm daydreaming is Jack actually being a MENSA-level genius that plays a bumbling buffoon in order to get the slip on anyone that tries to hurt his family or interfere with his work. He finds an audio recording of the accident weeks after Danny's soul kickstarts the portal, but he decides to let Danny tell him when he's ready.
It was a weekend stop-motion animation show on Nickelodeon, heavily featuring off-brand action figures and dolls.
And you may be saying, "But moronicuniform! Doesn't Robot Chicken already do that for adults with better jokes?"
And my answer to that is, shut up Seth, you're drunk.
That was the one with Prometheus and Bob!
YES! I loved this show because it had so many different skits in it and animation styles.
The Flesh! He's super strong........and super naked!
[Insert obligatory "Firefly" comment here]
I just want Nathan Fillion in space.
I love this show. It's amazing, and for a long time this was my answer.
But please don't.
Even if we brought Ron Glass back to life, the actors have all grown, changed. We can't be 100% sure that the same magic would be there.
I would rather have the memory of an amazing show gone too soon, then a show that came back a husk of what could have been. From Whedon's cynicism, or actors changing. And having it ruin what we do have
So please, please don't.
Hell yeah. Or anything Stargate, really. Not that >200 episodes of SG-1 exactly left me feeling short-changed, but, God damn I miss Teal'c sometimes. I'm playing the new God of War *mainly* because Christopher Judge.
Words can't describe the joy I get watching SG-1. It has aged incredibly well and should really be mentioned in the same sentence as Star Trek and Star Wars.