Category Archives: Cancelled TV Greats

Cancelled TV Greats: Roswell

[Note: click on the links/underlined text. Most of them are pictures that I really liked by don’t have copyright rights to.]

It’s a show about two star-crossed lovers: one’s human and the other’s an alien. (Well, he’s a human-alien hybrid to be exact. But he looks totally normal.)

Roswell premiered on the now-defunct WB in 1999, before moving to the (also) now-defunct UPN in 2001, only to be cancelled that same season.

But if I do end up getting ever so slightly obsessive about certain TV shows (shush now and leave me alone with my denial!) … then Roswell is one of my most beloved TV obsessions. Read the rest of this entry »


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Cancelled TV Greats: Firefly

I do not know why they cancelled Firefly. I mean, it is a show about space cowboys. What’s not to love?

Seriously, though, as weird as the Wild West-meets-outer space concept may seem, Firefly was a well-written, engaging show. I really fell in love with the entire cast of characters, so I truly enjoy watching as the actors have showed up in various other TV shows since then.

Helmed by Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Angel creator Joss Whedon, Firefly premiered in 2002 and aired only 11 episodes before its mid-season cancellation.

Yet, sci-fi fans are known for being particularly zealous, so Firefly geeks put up enough of an outraged fuss that Whedon was able to get enough funding to produce the 2005 feature-length film Serenity, which allowed him to address lingering unanswered questions and wrap up the Firefly storyline. Read the rest of this entry »


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