Top 10: Canceled TV Shows We Sorta Miss

This week we saw the first casualty of the 2010-2011 television season with the cancellation of Fox's Lone Star. The partially Houston-set, but not Houston-filmed, series centered on a man living two lives. It only lasted two episodes before the network pulled the plug on the series and ended production.

It happens to scores of shows every September and October, getting the axe before they really and truly get off the ground. Some are canceled due to poor ratings, while some are just plain disliked by the public. True misfires.

For every dog of a TV series, there are a few that get unceremoniously shuttered while they're just gathering steam. Some get brought back to life on other networks, like Futurama, and thrive. Then some do what Buffy The Vampire Slayer did and well, suck.

We have our favorites of course, our largely unsung fallen idols that didn't quite make it to syndication, nor a second or third season. Some were just too weird to live.

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10. Banzai Imagine if Tim & Eric was crossed with ABC's Wipeout and you get the gist of Banzai, with its screaming Japanese announcers and asinine stunts. Come on, it wasn't meant to last too terribly long.



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