ByBarbara A Wakeman, writer at
A life long learner and lover of film
Barbara A Wakeman

So many television shows are canceled and not allowed to wrap up at all.

Example number is FIREFLY! sure it got a film afterwards because of demand that helped a bit but still, this series could have been so much more, just on the wrong network and poor marketing.

Look at Terra Nova, here is a hit that show have made it but, again did not.

So let's list the shows that leave us hanging and have been Canceled.

  • Terra Nova
  • Firefly
  • Star Trek ( pick one they
Terra Nova
Terra Nova
  • The Lost World (three season and cliffhanger ending)
  • Heroes
  • Heroes Reborn ( so whose the father?? u really going to leave us hanging ?
  • Defiance
  • Dominion
  • The 4400
  • Farscape
Battlestar Galactica
Battlestar Galactica
  • X Files, The
  • Fringe
  • Quantum Leap
  • Sliders
  • Veritas the Quest ( not anywhere to be found even on dvd or digital! except youtube)
  • Viper
  • Torchwood
  • Dr. Who (has been canceled in the past and brought back, canceled, brought back LOL)
  • Knight Rider (two times got canceled)
  • Under the Dome
  • Stargate SG-1, Atlantis and SGU ( all three were ok tied up but left enough room for more)
  • Star Trek (never ending let's face it, its neverending in the best way possible)
  • Top Gear ( last I heard canceled and show not have been ever)
Warehouse 13
Warehouse 13
Stargate Atlantis
Stargate Atlantis
  • Revenge ( now this one could be debatable but I think the show lost a ton of steam in season four with nowhere to go sadly still left some us hanging)
  • Seaquest DSV ( ending of the series was not even done, just left us hanging )
Seaquest DVS 2032
Seaquest DVS 2032
  • Earth 2 ( a great series for science fiction however, the ending left many of us hanging and wondering what?)
  • Warehouse 13 (lets face this show was not ready to stop!)
Warehouse 13
Warehouse 13
Stargate SG-1 meets Atlantis Ron vs Tealc
Stargate SG-1 meets Atlantis Ron vs Tealc
Stargate Sg-1
Stargate Sg-1
Stargate Sg-1 Tealc
Stargate Sg-1 Tealc
  • Eureka ( might have been close to finishing up maybe... LOL they to did wrap things up but still I wanted more)
  • Jake 2.0
  • Buffy
  • Angel
  • Falling Skies
  • Xena Warrior Princes
  • Hercules
  • Tremors !! ( yea and second series is in the works! and they are on like movie 5 or 6 here)
  • .
  • Lost
  • V
  • Continuum
  • John Doe
  • Roswell
  • Being Human ( four seasons was it, and they wrapped it up but still)
  • Invasion
  • Andromeda
  • Lost in Space
  • The Incredible Hulk
  • The Birds of Prey
  • Highlander
  • the Flash ( not the current one there were like two something plus shows that got canceled)
  • Sanctuary
  • Alien Nation
  • 3rd Rock from the sun

  • Surface
  • Zero Hour
  • Dark Angel
  • Terminator the Sarah Connor Chronicles
  • Dollhouse
  • True Calling
Battlestar Galactica
Battlestar Galactica
the 440
the 440
  • BattleStar Galactica (1980s, 2000s both and to be fair the 200s version at least gave us some kind a an ending)
  • Caprica
  • Lost Girl
  • Logan's Run
  • Lexx
  • Dead Like Me
  • Batman from the 1950s
  • Land of the Lost
  • Person of Interest
  • X Men Evolution
  • Killjoys

  • Alf
  • Crusade
  • Twin Peaks
  • JERICHO ( o nuts!!! bring it back it was not finished yet!!!! )
  • Star Wars Ewok Adventures
  • Primevil
  • Kyle XY
  • Haven
  • Dark Matter
  • Beauty and the Beast
  • Earth Final Conflict
  • Forever
  • Robtech
  • Penny Dreadful
  • Sen8se
  • Mutant X
  • Legend of Seekers
  • Helix
  • Flash Forward
  • Threshold
  • Alphas
  • The Event
  • Revolution
  • The Tomorrow PEople ( bit too much like the 100 )
  • The Dresden Files
  • Nikita
  • Smallville
  • Agent Carter
  • Lost Room, The
  • Carnivale

Hoping these do not join this list any time soon

  • Walking Dead, The
  • Fear the Walking Dead
  • Once upon a Time
  • Shield, Agent of
  • New Star Trek
  • Scorpion
  • Gotham
  • Daredevil
  • Jessica Jones
  • Black Sails
  • Outlander
  • ZOO
  • The Vampire Diaries
  • 100, The
  • Flash
  • Supergirl
  • Sleepy Hollow ( have not heard if coming back or hope so)
  • 12 Monkeys
  • Dark Skies
  • The Strain
  • The Last Ship
  • The Librarians
  • Wano
  • Game of Thrones!!! ( hoping is at least wraps up ! )

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