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Old 01-26-2016, 05:16 PM   #76
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I loved Police Squad and the Naked Gun films. I got to get Square Pegs.

You don't know what you're missing, "king of comedy"! "Square Pegs" is an underrated gem!
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Old 01-26-2016, 06:44 PM   #77
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Freaks and Geeks (1999-2000)

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Old 01-27-2016, 10:32 AM   #78
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"The Hard Times of R.J. Berger" could've had one more season.

"Popular" probably could've used one too.

I agree about "Grand."

I wouldn't have minded an extra season of "My Talk Show."

Although I liked "I Didn't Do It," it appeared that if that show got a third season, it would've been reformatted a second time. I'm not sure that would've been such a good idea.
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Old 01-27-2016, 10:58 AM   #79
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Old 01-27-2016, 11:12 AM   #80
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"The Hard Times of R.J. Berger" could've had one more season.

"Popular" probably could've used one too.

I agree about "Grand."

I wouldn't have minded an extra season of "My Talk Show."

Although I liked "I Didn't Do It," it appeared that if that show got a third season, it would've been reformatted a second time. I'm not sure that would've been such a good idea.

I agree about "Popular (1999-2001)".

Others that should be included, but may need rebooting in the future alternatively, are:

"Maybe It's Me (2001-2002)"
"Do Over (2002-2003)"
"Greetings From Tucson (2002-2003)"
"Run Of The House (2003-2004)"
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Old 01-30-2016, 07:36 PM   #81
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This show definitely!!!

Angie with Donna Pescow


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Best of the West (1981) One of the funniest one season wonders of all time. There is like three episodes out there on YouTube which I watched and the show was still funny as hell.

The Good Guys (2012) This show had Bradley Whitford and Colin Hanks playing cops. Whitford was this goofy cop, straight from the 1970's who was crazy and Hanks played his straight man. Every week was a different set of "bad guys" who were mostly stupid, funny, idiot people themselves. The show was filmed in Dallas. Added bonus, the girl who played Hank's love interest was gorgeous. Cancelled...(me mad.)

Dads (2013) The show "Dads" to me was absolutely hilarious. I sort of avoided it because the "reviewers" hated it, I watched the first episode and I was literally hurt from laughter at the end of the episode and I watched every episode and the humor was still there. It was somewhat crude at times, but less than "2 Broke Girls".

Honorable mention...Harry's Law on NBC which lasted about 1.5 seasons. Excellent legal comedy/drama which did tell good stories and people who did see it liked it, problem is that not enough people saw it, and NBC has a pretty low bar on ratings to cancellation and is the most willing to give a show a chance.
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Best of the West (1981) One of the funniest one season wonders of all time. There is like three episodes out there on YouTube which I watched and the show was still funny as hell.

There's a lot more than 3 episodes on YouTube. I think every episode of the series is on there. I watched them all a while back and I agree, it's a funny show. I read somewhere that it got the green light for a 2nd season, but Joel Higgins quit because he wanted to do Silver Spoons.

https://www.youtube.com/results?sear...episode&page=1
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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 (created, written, and executive produced by the late, great Stephen J. Cannell)! 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.



I almost forgot, guys: Ben Vereen reprised the role of E.L. "Tenspeed" Turner nearly eight years after "Tenspeed and Brown Shoe's" cancellation on the short-lived drama "J.J. Starbuck" (also produced by Cannell) for its last five episodes in early 1988. Dale Robertson, the star of "J.J. Starbuck," had injured his leg and hip after falling off a horse on his Oklahoma ranch during a break in production in late 1987.

Robertson's off-camera injury was subsequently written into the series, and Vereen's character (the aforementioned E.L. "Tenspeed" Turner) was added to the cast as Starbuck's driver and travelling companion. Despite Vereen's best efforts, "J.J. Starbuck" was cancelled by NBC in the spring of 1988; it was subsequently replaced by the long-running crime drama "In The Heat Of The Night."
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Always felt the following shows were good and should have been on longer:
-Hooperman
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I can think of one off hand and that's Joan of Arcadia. I loved that show.
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I wish The Torkelsons would have lasted longer. They made a big mistake when they moved them to Seattle and moved them in with another family. Especially since half the family dissappeared somewhere between Oklahoma and Seattle!?!?!


"The Ropers" & "Mama's Family" should've lated at least one more season.

"The Jeffersons" should've been given notice so they could've done a proper finale.
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Here are some shows I think should have lasted longer:
The Jeffersons (to see a proper series finale)
The Dick Van Dyke Show
WKRP in Cincinnati
Freaks and Geeks
Hey Arnold! (at least we are getting a movie finally)
The Patty Duke Show (to see in color)
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NewsRadio - I don't mean it should have had another season. Without Phil Hartman, there was little point in continuing for too many more seasons. But the show had 97 episodes. I wish they had a few more episodes to make the total 100 or a little bit over.
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