Top Ten TV Shows That Are Off the Air

Tuesday, April 16, 2013

This week's Top Ten from The Broke and the Bookish is a rewind freebie, so I'm listing my favorite top ten TV shows that have been cancelled. Not very bookish, but that's ok. 

I'm always renting entire series of TV shows through netflix. If you're anything like me you're always trying to figure out what great TV shows you might have missed. So here's a list of a few of my favorites. Depending on your taste they're worth checking out!

1) Firefly – I’m a total Browncoat

2) Arrested Development – Can’t wait for the new episodes and then the movie!

3) Gilmore Girls – Pop culture, bookworm bliss in TV format

4) The Office (British version) – Before there Jim and Pam, there was Tim and Dawn, bonus points for knowing when to end the show.

5) LOST – There aren’t many shows that kept me on the edge of my seat throughout every episode, this was one of the few.

6) Pushing Daisies – Lee Pace is just adorable, I loved this quirky show  

7) Alias – Butt-kicking heroine and J.J. Abrams twists, yes please

8) Party Down – Before he was beloved as Ben on Parks and Rec, Adam Scott starred in this gem.

9) Veronica Mars – Smart and snarky female PI … in high school (and now they're making a movie!)

10) Freaks and Geeks/My So Called Life – These two are both teen angst at their best

Runners up (other shows I really enjoyed): Better Off Ted, Wonderfalls, Sex and the City, Friends

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Sandy Nawrot said...

HAHA. I haven't seen ONE of these! That is how much I like TV. We actually did try the British Office and couldn't get into it. We did watch a huge number of the US Office on Netflix streaming and enjoyed it though. I guess if someone held a gun to my head I might watch reruns of Seinfeld or Cheers.

annieb said...

Totally agree about Firefly and Serenity, the movie. Probably my favorite TV show ever. Also loved the new Battlestar Galactica and Boston Legal.

Melissa (Avid Reader) said...

Sandy - Bahaha, I'm a sucker for good TV. I love watching a whole TV show in a month or something.

annieb - I have to watch Battlestar Galactica. It has been on my "Must Watch" list for years!

Sarah said...

Fireflyyyyy!!! I miss it so much. AND Pushing Daisies, I can't believe that got cancelled. It was such a fun, whimsical show.

Melissa (Avid Reader) said...

Sarah - Whimsical is the perfect word for it! I loved that show.

Christina said...

In Plain Sight! I loved that show and was so sad that it is over.

Jenners said...

I'm a huge fan of Arrested Development. Why that got canceled I'll never know! I love that it is getting a resurrection.

And the American version of The Office has definitely jumped the shark. They should have ended a while ago. Sad.

Melissa (Avid Reader) said...

Christina - I've never seen that one!

Jenners - I'm so excited about the new Arrested Dev. epsidoes. I can't wait!

Captain Nick Sparrow said...

1) Firefly – I’m a total Browncoat

YES! We want more! We want more!

Melissa (Avid Reader) said...

Captain - Yes! Even the movie wasn't enough!