Every series has to come to an end, even if they leave fans wanting more. While not every axed show should be rebooted or continued, we rounded up some of the more popular answers to the burning question: which canceled TV show do you wish would come back?
Here are some of the best answers!
Canceled TV Shows That We All Wish Would Come Back
Just because a show has been canceled once doesn’t mean it won’t come back – even if it’s been years. Look at Arrested Development; for example, it added two more seasons after five years of being canceled, thanks to fans. You never know!
One of those SyFy channel serialized shows (akin to Stargate), Eureka felt like it could keep going long past the 5 seasons that were related. “Eureka. I loved this show..hated to see it end.” a fan lamented.
This is one of those unsung hits from the late 90s era of MTV adult animation. Imagine how much fun a reboot would be today? I can see it now: Will Smith vs Chris Rock? Do it!
Foster’s Home for Imaginary Friends
Even with 6 seasons fans are never ready for some shows, like Foster’s Home for Imaginary Friends, to end. Silly and oh so quotable, it was definitely ahead of its time when it comes to irreverent comedy.
No one wants to see their childhood TV shows cancelled, but Danny Phantom is a top tier candidate to come back on the air. The show ended due to animation costs back in 2007, but with changes in technology it’s a great time to renew the show for a new generation.
The Original Teen Titans
A lot of fans weren’t too pleased with Teen Titans Go! coming out instead of more Teen Titans. Where the new series is more of a comedy, the original Teen Titans was a darker, more comic book style show. Both are great – but they’re not the same!
After Donald Glover left the show Community really started to go downhill, eventually leading to it not being renewed. A movie has been in the works for awhile, but there’s still nothing concrete in terms of release date (or if it will even happen).
Courage The Cowardly Dog
If you grew up watching Cartoon Network in the 90s then this dark, often disturbing cartoon was probably a part of your childhood. It’s recently started airing again on Adult Swim but, despite rumours of a movie coming out, shows no sign of coming back with new material.
One of the earlier shows created by Netflix, Daredevil was cancelled after 3 seasons. As a superhero, Daredevil is a fan favorite. As a show, it was left on a minor cliffhanger. There’s hope, though: Netflix’s rights to the character expired in 2022 leaving it open for Disney to add him to the MCU.
“This show was ahead of its time.” one commenter said, and we agree!
The show revolves around a gay couple dealing with relationship issues and friend drama, which was definitely unique for 2011 when Happy Endings first aired. The show did shop around for a new home to air season 4 before it was ultimately cancelled, but fans still hold out hope it will get picked up again.
Set in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Agent Carter was a spin off starring the Captain America character Peggy Carter. While it was cancelled due to low ratings, we all know Marvel fans are a die-hard bunch who appreciate long running series. What’s more, it actually tied into the movies in several ways!
If you watched Doctor Who chances are you also enjoyed Torchwood. Starring beloved Doctor Who character Captain Jack Harkness, it ran for 4 series (but only 41 episodes) before being permanently put into limbo due to a variety of reasons.
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