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Canceled Too Soon

Some TV shows last for years, others are canceled too soon! Professional critics William Bibbiani and Witney Seibold review television series that lasted only one season (or one episode) in this epic ongoing podcast.
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Welcome to Canceled Too Soon, the podcast that only reviews TV shows that lasted one season or less! Every week, your hosts William Bibbiani and Witney Seibold will guide you through television's strangest missteps, and decide once and for all if they were... canceled too soon!

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Jan 30, 2017

You must remember this: a kiss is just a kiss, a sigh is just a sigh, and nothing is sacred in Hollywood. Even the classic drama CASABLANCA became a short-lived television series (for the second time) courtesy of NBC and the producer of WILLY WONKA AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY in 1983, starring David Soul (STARSKY AND HUTCH), Hector Elizondo (PRETTY WOMAN) and a young Ray Liotta (GOODFELLAS). 

Maybe a television prequel to CASABLANCA was a good idea, maybe it wasn't, but was it... CANCELED TOO SOON? Film critics William Bibbiani and Witney Seibold take you on a trip back to the 1980s (and the 1940s) to relive the wonders of the original CASABLANCA and not-so-wonders of the tv series, which only lasted five episodes. Was it because they kept remaking the same episode over and over and over and over again? Maybe. Was it because this series makes more sense as a sequel than a prequel? Maybe...

Follow us on Twitter at @CanceledCast, "Like" us at Facebook.com/CanceledTooSoon, follow Bibbs at @WilliamBibbiani and follow Witney at @WitneySeibold. If you like what you hear, subscribe to The B-Movies Podcast for Bibbs and Witney's weekly movie news, reviews and in-depth celebrity interviews!

Do you have a suggestion for a TV show that was "canceled too soon" (i.e. lasted only one season or less)? You can email us at bmoviespodcast@gmail.com, or you can head over to our Amazon Wish List to send us more exciting one season wonders that we can review on the show!

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Jan 15, 2017

It's one of the weirdest shows in the history of television, about a hero based explicitly on Donald Trump, who buys a haunted mansion in the Caribbean and teams up with the ghost of a black pirate who was lynched for freeing slaves. Together they jump in their high-tech superboat and solve crimes in THE 100 LIVES OF BLACK JACK SAVAGE, a series brought to you by Walt Disney, super-producer Stephen J. Cannell (creator of THE A-TEAM and 21 JUMP STREET), and writers Glen Morgan and James Wong (THE X-FILES, FINAL DESTINATION).

It's one of the most confusing, bizarre, and at least arguably racist and sexist television shows we've ever seen. But was THE 100 LIVES OF BLACK JACK SAVAGE... canceled too soon? Film critics William Bibbiani and Witney Seibold are here to guide you through all seven episodes of this forgotten curiosity, point out all the incredible ways this series presaged the rise of Donald Trump, and wonder aloud at how a show with monsters that look like the back half of a rat with chicken talons ever made it to the air in the first place.

Follow us on Twitter at @CanceledCast, "Like" us at Facebook.com/CanceledTooSoon, follow Bibbs at @WilliamBibbiani and follow Witney at @WitneySeibold. If you like what you hear, subscribe to The B-Movies Podcast for Bibbs and Witney's weekly movie news, reviews and in-depth celebrity interviews!

Do you have a suggestion for a TV show that was "canceled too soon" (i.e. lasted only one season or less)? You can email us at bmoviespodcast@gmail.com, or you can head over to our Amazon Wish List to send us more exciting one season wonders that we can review on the show!

Theme Song: "Canceled Too Soon," Courtesy of Heptagon

Jan 8, 2017

What happens when you get the director of GREMLINS and the author of THE ALIENIST together? You get a STAR TREK knockoff called THE OSIRIS CHRONICLES, about a band of rebels trying to fight off an invading army of enlightened philosophers who just want everyone to be nice to each other. It's an outer space series that never got off the ground, but which was eventually released as a Made-For-TV movie called THE WARLORD: BATTLE FOR THE GALAXY.

But was Joe Dante's and Caleb Carr's subversive STAR TREK riff... CANCELED TOO SOON? Film critics William Bibbiani and Witney Seibold are here to analyze this television oddity and determine once and for all whether THE WARLORD: BATTLE FOR THE GALAXY (a.k.a. THE OSIRIS CHRONICLES) deserved a bigger audience, and wonder why the warlord of an entire planet always hangs out on a staircase instead of getting himself an office.

Follow us on Twitter at @CanceledCast, "Like" us at Facebook.com/CanceledTooSoon, follow Bibbs at @WilliamBibbiani and follow Witney at @WitneySeibold. If you like what you hear, subscribe to The B-Movies Podcast for Bibbs and Witney's weekly movie news, reviews and in-depth celebrity interviews!

Do you have a suggestion for a TV show that was "canceled too soon" (i.e. lasted only one season or less)? You can email us at bmoviespodcast@gmail.com, or you can head over to our Amazon Wish List to send us more exciting one season wonders that we can review on the show!

Theme Song: "Canceled Too Soon," Courtesy of Heptagon

Jan 2, 2017

Not every AMC series is as successful as MAD MEN, BREAKING BAD and THE WALKING DEAD. Case in point: RUBICON, an ambitious espionage series starring James Badge Dale (IRON MAN THREE) that only lasted one short season in 2010, and which completely switched gears after the pilot episode, transforming from a conspiracy thriller into a workplace drama that occasionally remembered it used to be a conspiracy thriller.

Critics loved it, audiences ignored it, and now the time has to come to ask if RUBICON really was CANCELED TOO SOON. Join film critics William Bibbiani and Witney Seibold as they unravel RUBICON's mysteries, bicker about the characters, grouse about the show's anticlimactic "conclusion" and, finally, read and respond to more of your letters.

Follow us on Twitter at @CanceledCast, "Like" us at Facebook.com/CanceledTooSoon, follow Bibbs at @WilliamBibbiani and follow Witney at @WitneySeibold. If you like what you hear, subscribe to The B-Movies Podcast for Bibbs and Witney's weekly movie news, reviews and in-depth celebrity interviews!

Do you have a suggestion for a TV show that was "canceled too soon" (i.e. lasted only one season or less)? Email us at: bmoviespodcast@gmail.com

Theme Song: "Canceled Too Soon," Courtesy of Heptagon

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