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Old 10-13-2012, 10:36 AM   #226
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Some short lived shows, I would love to see at least once, or more of are.....

Checking In (the short lived spinoff of The Jeffersons)--never seen
Forever Fernwood (sequel to Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman)--Saw 1 episode
Grady (spinoff of Sanford and Son)-- Saw 1 episode

There are so many short lived shows out there that didn't make it, but were actually pretty good. It is very rare that a short lived show (that has significantly less than 100 episodes) ever passes the airwaves again. Some exceptions are That's my Mama and Phyllis.

I used to watch Forever Fernwood during it's original run, it was a good show I liked it. The fact that Louise Lasser was no longer part of the cast didn't hurt the show at all, the other actors were still there and the writing remained good. However, I did not like the talk show spoof Fernwood2Night which later became America2Night, to me the show wasn't funny and Martin Mull and Fred Willard were annoying as hell. I think I saw 2 or 3 episodes and then stopped watching it.
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i saw one ep of the bob crane show on youtube it was ok
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resurrection blvd was a good one
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Old 01-27-2013, 05:16 PM   #230
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Default Series Listed Here That Have Since Been Released

These Short-Lived Series, that are listed on this thread, which was started in 2005, have since been released or partially released:

Bridget Loves Bernie
Voyagers
Freeks & Geeks
Popular
Wonderfalls
Van Dyke & Co.
F-Troop
The Addams Family
Dinosaurs
Lotsa Luck
Square Pegs
Charles In Charge
Get Smart (1995)
Quark
Here Come The Brides
That's My Bush
That's My Mama
Hey, Dude
Bosom Buddies
Parker Lewis Can't Lose
Wait 'Til Your Father Gets Home!
Saved By The Bell: The College Years
Car 54, Where Are You?
The Bill Cosby Show
Big John, Little John
Police Squad
Gross Point
Point Pleasant
Firefly
The Ellen Show
Commander-In-Chief
The Mothers-In-Law
My Living Doll
Bob
Ellery Queen

(This might offer some encouragement for other shows people want!)
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Old 01-27-2013, 11:29 PM   #231
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These Short-Lived Series, that are listed on this thread, which was started in 2005, have since been released or partially released:

Bridget Loves Bernie
Voyagers
Freeks & Geeks
Popular
Wonderfalls
Van Dyke & Co.
F-Troop
The Addams Family
Dinosaurs
Lotsa Luck
Square Pegs
Charles In Charge
Get Smart (1995)
Quark
Here Come The Brides
That's My Bush
That's My Mama
Hey, Dude
Bosom Buddies
Parker Lewis Can't Lose
Wait 'Til Your Father Gets Home!
Saved By The Bell: The College Years
Car 54, Where Are You?
The Bill Cosby Show
Big John, Little John
Police Squad
Gross Point
Point Pleasant
Firefly
The Ellen Show
Commander-In-Chief
The Mothers-In-Law
My Living Doll
Bob
Ellery Queen

(This might offer some encouragement for other shows people want!)



Lots of those shows on your list are on DVD or youtube
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Old 01-27-2013, 11:42 PM   #232
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Lots of those shows on your list are on DVD or youtube
Yes, I meant to say these are all now on DVD.
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Old 01-27-2013, 11:49 PM   #233
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Yes, I meant to say these are all now on DVD.


Not sure how many of those were on DVD when I started this thread 8 years ago. I know that That's My Mama was on DVD yet
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