Category Archives: Cancelled Too Soon

Cancelled Too Soon: Intelligence (2014)

In this blink-and-you-missed-it show, Gabriel Vaughn (Josh Holloway) is a high-tech intelligence operative who has had a micro-chip implanted in his brain that allows him to access the internet and other computer networks. It was an interesting show that had the requisite amount of procedural stories that CBS usually demands of its drama entries, but also delivered a… Read More »

Cancelled Too Soon: The Lone Gunmen (2000)

Our ongoing look back at sci fi / fantasy TV shows that were cancelled way too soon or pilots that never made it to series. FOX knew that The X-Files would have to come to an end at some point (it was in its eighth year during the 2000-01 season) and decided to keep the franchise alive on television… Read More »

Cancelled Too Soon: The Tick (2000)

Our ongoing look back at sci fi / fantasy TV shows that were cancelled way too soon or pilots that never made it to series. Amazon just announced that their pilot for the reboot of The Tick will be picked up to series, so it is worth taking a look back at the beloved but short-lived prior series… Read More »

Cancelled Too Soon: Alphas (2011)

Our ongoing look back at sci fi / fantasy TV shows that were cancelled way too soon or pilots that never made it to series. In this Syfy series, people with superhuman abilities known as Alphas are brought together by the Department of Defense to form a team to seek out others of their kind and also to… Read More »

Cancelled Too Soon: Containment (2016)

Our ongoing look back at sci fi / fantasy TV shows that were cancelled way too soon or pilots that never made it to series. This series bowed on The CW in April 2016 and focused on the outbreak of a deadly virus in Atlanta that leads to the cordoning off of one section of the city.  Nobody… Read More »

Cancelled Too Soon: Roar (1997)

Our ongoing look back at sci fi / fantasy TV shows that were cancelled way too soon or pilots that never made it to series. This fantasy series debuted on FOX’s Summer schedule in 1997 when that network was trying to expand programming to those months.  It was created by former teen heartthrob Shaun Cassidy (who also created… Read More »

Cancelled Too Soon: Battlestar: Galactica (1978)

Our ongoing look back at sci fi / fantasy TV shows that were cancelled way too soon or pilots that never made it to series. This is of course the late 70’s epic space opera about the remnants of a race of humans from a distant part of the galaxy fleeing from the robotic Cylons who want to… Read More »

Cancelled Too Soon: Galavant (2015)

Our ongoing look back at sci fi / fantasy TV shows that were cancelled way too soon or pilots that never made it to series. When ABC originally announced that this show would fill in the Sunday timeslot while Once Upon A Time was on its Season 4 hiatus, I have to admit that it did not interest… Read More »

Cancelled Too Soon: Agent Carter (2015)

Our ongoing look back at sci fi / fantasy TV shows that were cancelled way too soon or pilots that never made it to series. This series followed the adventures of Agent Peggy Carter–first introduced in the Captain America movie–working for the SSR (Strategic Science Reserve) in the years following the end of World War II. It surely… Read More »

Cancelled Too Soon: Limitless (2015)

Our ongoing look back at sci fi / fantasy TV shows that were cancelled way too soon or pilots that never made it to series. This series, which acted as a spin-off / sequel to the 2011 feature film of the same name that starred Bradley Cooper, centered around a man who has taken the drug known as… Read More »

Cancelled Too Soon: Young Justice (2010) UPDATED

Our ongoing look back at sci fi / fantasy TV shows that were cancelled way too soon or pilots that never made it to series. This animated series represented the next logical step from the Teen Titans show that preceded it as it focused on slightly older superhero sidekicks, though with a mostly different lineup from the familiar… Read More »

Cancelled Too Soon: Moonlight (2007)

Our ongoing look back at sci fi / fantasy TV shows that were cancelled way too soon or pilots that never made it to series. In 2007, before Twilight fever had spread across the country and turned vampires into the emo icons for the young adult crowd, this series bowed on CBS in the Friday night hour following that… Read More »

Cancelled Too Soon: American Gothic (1995)

Our ongoing look back at sci fi / fantasy TV shows that were cancelled way too soon or pilots that never made it to series. This quirky and unique horror series showed up on CBS’ schedule in the Fall of 1995 but unfortunately did not survive past a single season. It takes place in the small town of… Read More »

Cancelled Too Soon: The Outer Limits (1963)

Our ongoing look back at sci fi / fantasy TV shows that were cancelled way too soon or pilots that never made it to series. The original Outer Limits series from the 1960’s is ranked as a classic among sci fi shows and is revered for pushing the boundaries and helping the genre to mature on television.  But… Read More »

Cancelled Too Soon: Stargate Universe (2009)

Our ongoing look back at sci fi / fantasy TV shows that were cancelled way too soon or pilots that never made it to series. This third live-action entry in the Stargate television franchise focused on a group of military and civilian personnel that find themselves trapped aboard an ancient spaceship hurtling beyond their control billions of light… Read More »