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Old 02-25-2015, 09:08 AM   #61
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The Good Guys, Alcatraz, Gracepoint, Futurama, and Brickleberry.
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do you think china beach would have lasted longer maybe on Monday nights?
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The Soap Opera Titans it was on Oct 2000 to Dec 2000 and only aired 11 of the 13 episodes filmed.
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I just loved "Back to You" with Patricia Heaton and Kelsey Grammer 2007-08. Writers strike ended that one, but it was very funny and could have really been great I think!
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MULANEY should have gone 14 episodes.
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The Powers That Be, The Middleman, Cupid, Movie Stars, Frank's Place, The Tick, Max Headroom, Wonderfalls, My So-Called Life, Freaks And Geeks, Square Pegs, Pushing Daisies, Maniac Mansion, China Beach, Camp Runamuck, Maybe It's Me, Police Squad, The Education Of Max Bickford, I'll Fly Away, The Torkelsons, Nothing Sacred, Joan Of Arcadia, The Good Guys, The John Larroquette Show, Maximum Bob, The Pursuit Of Happiness, Way Out...Grand, The Adventures Of Brisco County, Jr., Mann & Machine, Firefly, My World And Welcome To It, Slings & Arrows, When Things Were Rotten.

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They all should have lasted longer.
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The Powers That Be, The Middleman, Cupid, Movie Stars, Frank's Place, The Tick, Max Headroom, Wonderfalls, My So-Called Life, Freaks And Geeks, Square Pegs, Pushing Daisies, Maniac Mansion, China Beach, Camp Runamuck, Maybe It's Me, Police Squad, The Education Of Max Bickford, I'll Fly Away, The Torkelsons, Nothing Sacred, Joan Of Arcadia, The Good Guys, The John Larroquette Show, Maximum Bob, The Pursuit Of Happiness, Way Out...Grand, The Adventures Of Brisco County, Jr., Mann & Machine, Firefly, My World And Welcome To It, Slings & Arrows, When Things Were Rotten.

Don't forget about "Do Over", "Popular", "Pointman" and "Fortune Hunter".
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Indeed. Thanks.
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Old 01-25-2016, 02:11 PM   #72
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"Police Squad!" and "Square Pegs" definitely come to mind for me..."Squad!" lasted only six measly episodes, and "Pegs" limped through nineteen episodes. Oh, well...at least I own them both on DVD; I can watch them anytime and wonder "what could've been" had they both lasted longer.
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I loved Police Squad and the Naked Gun films. I got to get Square Pegs.
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I'll put in a vote for Square Pegs too. I was 13 years old when it started so I was just starting my teens and going into adolescence and starting to relate to a lot of the stuff that was going on with the characters. Very funny show with likable characters that didn't get the chance it deserved.

I also want to add Still Standing. I mean it was on for 4 season but should've been on longer. Again another funny show with a likable family and lots of hilarious situations. And I thought Mark Addy and Jami Gertz had very good chemistry together. And even though Mark Addy is English he did a very good job sounding like a regular American guy. The show was cancelled way too soon.

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Here's another one-season wonder, guys: the short-lived 1980 detective comedy/drama "Tenspeed and Brown Shoe," starring Ben Vereen and Jeff Goldblum! It's a travesty that ABC pulled it after only thirteen episodes...from what I understand, "TS&BS" was hugely successful at first (it even ranked in 29th place during the 1979-80 season, tied with "The ABC Sunday Movie" and "Vega$," and ahead of "Knots Landing"), due to the series being heavily promoted by ABC prior to its debut.

My theory was that the reason "TS&BS" was prematurely cancelled by ABC was because of heavy competition in its original timeslot, Sunday nights at 8 pm (it was scheduled opposite CBS's hit sitcoms "Archie Bunker's Place" and "One Day At A Time," and NBC's "The Big Event" [an "umbrella title" for special programming, such as "The Godfather Saga" {NBC edited "The Godfather" and "The Godfather, Part II" into a single film, incorporating unseen footage from both films, for television in the late 1970s**]).

Despite its early success, ratings for "TS&BS" quickly plummeted, and ABC put it on hiatus in late March 1980. "TS&BS" returned two months later (in late May) in a new timeslot, Friday nights at 10 pm. The bad news was that the series was now scheduled opposite CBS's smash hit "Dallas." Needless to say, ratings for "TS&BS" nosedived even further, and ABC cancelled it permanently in late June 1980 after thirteen episodes.

Thankfully, the entire run was released on DVD by Mill Creek Entertainment in 2010--well, almost...sadly, Mill Creek couldn't obtain the rights to the pilot episode due to a disagreement from CBS Television Distribution (formerly Paramount Television); ergo, the Mill Creek DVD box set contains every episode of "TS&BS" except for the pilot. Oh, well...it would've been terrific had the pilot been included in the DVD box set, though; fortunately, the pilot is available for viewing on YouTube, so it's not a complete loss.

My final verdict for "TS&BS" is that it was yet another short-lived series that was "cancelled too soon" (there's been a lot of THAT going around for more than a half-century now); thankfully, I own the "almost complete" DVD box set, and I watch it occasionally. I've even watched the pilot on YouTube, and it is a gem.
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