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Old 01-03-2010, 06:59 PM   #31
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I also remember Space Above and Beyond. I thought it was pretty good. I also liked Reunion. It was weak at first but had potential.
I remember Reunion; saw a few eps. of it but didn't get into it.

I also remember hearing the show ended unresolved.
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I remember Reunion; saw a few eps. of it but didn't get into it.

I also remember hearing the show ended unresolved.
One of nine of the thirteen episodes filmed were aired on Fox. A few countries in Europe did air all thirteen episodes. Later on the creators of the show did say how they were planning to end the murder mystery.
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The only good show on that whole list is Family Guy.
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The one cancelation (besides Arrested Development) that made me mad was when Fox canceled the Visitor back in 1998. The show didn't have much of a chance to begin with, since it aired on Fridays at 8:00 pm, but it was one of the few shows I made an effort to watch every week at that time. It starred John Corbett as a man who is abducted by aliens in the Bermuda Triangle in 1947 and later winds up in 1997 with powers which makes him a target of the FBI and the military. It was sorta like a sci fi version of the Fugitive.
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Old 03-03-2010, 09:46 PM   #35
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Fox destroyed my life (not really), but i was really upset when they cancelled both Models Inc., (1994-1995) and Pacific Pallisades (1997). I loved both those shows and was sad when they were cancelled.

I also think they prematurely cancelled both "Ally McBeal" (another season and it could have been revived creatively) and "Boston Public" (didn't even get a proper ending!).
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I agree with Profit, Keen Eddie and Futurama, but I'm sick to death of Arrested Development, it's right up there with Chris Elliott's Get A Life as one of Fox's most overrated prematurely canceled shows. Arrested Development is basically treated like a live action Invader Zim with the bizarre cult following. I also don't understand the hype of Firefly at all, then again I'm not a Joss Whedon fan (actually, I sort of think he's a douche).

I seriously do not see the hype that either of those shows get, then again I see through the transparent hype in a lot of things.


BTW, I remember the pilot for Reunion. Addicted to Love was involved and I recall seeing the album cover for Riptide during that scene. No, I'm not a Robert Palmer nerd at all
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I haven't seen Werewolf since the 80's but it was one of my favorite shows when it was on.

The Adventures of Brisco County Jr is a great series. A great blend of Western, Comedy, and Scifi. Recently rewatched the series on DVD and it still holds up well. Billy Drago as John Bly is one of TV's greatest villians.
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I haven't seen Werewolf since the 80's but it was one of my favorite shows when it was on.
It was due to come out on DVD last summer but because of music issues Shout! had to cancel it.
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It was due to come out on DVD last summer but because of music issues Shout! had to cancel it.
That sucks
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The one cancelation (besides Arrested Development) that made me mad was when Fox canceled the Visitor back in 1998. The show didn't have much of a chance to begin with, since it aired on Fridays at 8:00 pm, but it was one of the few shows I made an effort to watch every week at that time. It starred John Corbett as a man who is abducted by aliens in the Bermuda Triangle in 1947 and later winds up in 1997 with powers which makes him a target of the FBI and the military. It was sorta like a sci fi version of the Fugitive.
I remember seeing a few episodes of that show. I thought it had potential. I remember a couple of years back it was mentioned in a review of The 4400.
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Andy richter sitcoms
Arrested Development
Tru Calling

a bunch in the early 90s fox days that i liked(open house/duet)
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I'm surprised no one mentioned Back To You - I was very disappointed when it got the ax because I really liked the show and felt it had a lot of potential. I also agree with the list's choices of Firefly and Keen Eddie. But at least Mark Valley is back on the network with Human Target.
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Let's not forget a biggie, which only saw the airing of its two-hour pilot...

A little show called "Doctor Who."

I've heard that a big reason for its failure was that American audiences unfamiliar with the original series (i.e., anyone who didn't watch PBS) were confused by the concept of regeneration - time was spent establishing the Doctor's character at the beginning, only to have him be gunned down and turn into a completely different character. Of course, to those familiar with the original series, the transition from the Seventh to Eighth Doctor was just the next step in continuity.

But, I suppose it was for the best - if "Doctor Who" had remained on Fox, then it probably would've died out after a few years, and the new BBC version likely wouldn't have happened.
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Let's not forget a biggie, which only saw the airing of its two-hour pilot...

A little show called "Doctor Who."

I've heard that a big reason for its failure was that American audiences unfamiliar with the original series (i.e., anyone who didn't watch PBS) were confused by the concept of regeneration - time was spent establishing the Doctor's character at the beginning, only to have him be gunned down and turn into a completely different character. Of course, to those familiar with the original series, the transition from the Seventh to Eighth Doctor was just the next step in continuity.

But, I suppose it was for the best - if "Doctor Who" had remained on Fox, then it probably would've died out after a few years, and the new BBC version likely wouldn't have happened.
Paul McGann did an excellent job playing The Doctor.
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I'm surprised no one mentioned Back To You - I was very disappointed when it got the ax because I really liked the show and felt it had a lot of potential. I also agree with the list's choices of Firefly and Keen Eddie. But at least Mark Valley is back on the network with Human Target.
I remember when they were considering cancelling Back To You. Fox claimed they didn't have room on their schedule for both freshman shows, Back to You and 'Til Death. 'Til Death was saved and Back To You was axed. I think they picked the wrong show.
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