TV Shows you wished would have lasted longer or get a comeback.

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  1. The Swordsman

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    I did some digging and there has been a thread kind of like this, but since no one has posted in it for over ten months I decided to do make a new one. Zombie threads and all that.

    The media hype around Dallas coming back after 21 years got me thinking about this: Are there any TV shows that you wished would have lasted longer than they did, or one you wish would come back with new episodes? For example, a show you liked that only ran for one season, then it was cancelled and slipped into obscurity when you felt it could have went on for longer. Or just simply you want more new episodes.

    With me, there are two. The first is Urban Gothic, a British horror anthology series that ran for two seasons from 2000 to 2001. It had a variety of horror stories ranging from zombies to vampires to demons, and they were all set in London. While the majority of the stories were complete shit there were some good ones, and a third season has been rumoured since the end of the second season in 2001, and while it hasn't happened yet, I hope it does some day.

    The second is Prehistoric Park, a British mockumentary (done in the style of a documentary) that ran for six episodes in 2006. It was about naturalist Nigel Marven using a time machine to collect prehistoric animals like dinosaurs and mammoths, which are then put in a private menagerie to re-start their species. It was a bit of a dumb premise that kind of rips off Jurassic Park, it was done very well and I loved every minute of it. I've always found it a shame that there were only six episodes, as I thought it could have easily ran for at least one more season.
     
  2. Stardust262

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    Oh God I want more Prehistoric Park
     
  3. Knightdramon

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    Firefly\Serenity, for one.

    Transformers Animated.

    Now there's other shows I wished lasted less than they did\do, but that's for another thread...
     
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    Transformers Animated,Spectacular Spider-Man,and My life as a Teenage Robot comes to mind.
     
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    Transformers: Animated and The Spectacular Spider-Man, most definitely.

    So much potential cut short. So many tantalizing plot threads left open, that will go unexplored.
     
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    As much as I like TFP, I would take a season four or five of Transformers Animated over it without any second thought. I've find myself more pump up about reruns then I do about some new TFP shows.

    Angel, I always wanted a season six and I only can blame the people that ran the WB at the time for it's ending. Though I would had loved to seen it returned in some form, even as a CGI show on AS with the cast doing voice acting.
     
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    JLU is probably the biggest one for me.
     
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    This.
     
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    Firefly
    John Doe
    The Flash
    Terminator the Sarah Connor chronicles
    Dark Angel
    I'll think of others later
     
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    Captain Power and the Soldiers of the Future. While there's some buzz about a remake, the show ended in the Worst Way Ever(a major character being killed, the heroes on the run), they started production on the next season... and it got cancelled. It's one of the rare shows that's still watchable today.

    Legion of Super Heroes is another one that ended with some interesting set-up for Season Three, and it didn't get a chance to go that far.

    And Generator Rex. Because man, I loved that show and would have loved to see where they went in a new season.
     
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    Only Spectacular Spider Man and Generator Rex, unless that manages to have a Season 4.

    Oh, and as much as I used to want the REAL Teen Titans back, Teen Titans Go! is an extreme mockery of the original series and Young Justice is Leagues above Teen Titans.
     
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    I'm not the only person who still remembers that show? Cool.

    I'd want Catscratch to get a comeback. That show was awesome.
     
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    Invader Zim, Samurai Jack, My Life as a Teenage Robot, and Symbionic Titan.
     
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    Transformers Animated
    Spectacular Spider-Man
    JLU
    Tremors the Series
    Masters of the Universe 2k3
    My Name is Earl
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    Avengers: EMH
     
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    Transformers Animated, Avengers Earth's Mightiest Heroes, and The Spectacular Spider-Man
     
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    Teen Titans (The actual continuation of the series, not some spin-off like Go!). Young Justice is great and all, but I wouldn't mind having both :3 (That's probably impossible because it's impossible to have Robin in 2 series at once for some reason)
    Avengers: EMH (Despite the last couple episodes being crap, I loved this show)
    Justice League Unlimited (I do love me some superhero stories, and there were so many more stories it could tell or make)
     
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    Darn it forgot about Symbionic Titan and Samurai Jack!
     
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