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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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Now displaying: February, 2017

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!

Feb 25, 2017

David Zucker, Jim Abrahams and Jerry Zucker took the comedy world by storm with AIRPLANE! in 1980, and two years later they brought their rapid-fire signature schtick to ABC with POLICE SQUAD!, a parody of self-serious cop shows starring Leslie Nielsen as Lt. Frank Drebin, a cop who lives in a wacky world where nobody knows how silly they are.

POLICE SQUAD! became a cult favorite and eventually spawned three blockbuster spin-off movies called THE NAKED GUN, but was it... CANCELED TOO SOON? Film critics William Bibbiani and Witney Seibold have invited 80s All Over co-host Drew McWeeny to help explain the history of POLICE SQUAD!, why it's better than THE NAKED GUN and why Drew McWeeny picked a fight with William Bibbiani on the Movie Trivia Schmoedown.

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!

And be sure to check out Drew McWeeny at 80s All Over, follow him on Twitter at @DrewMcWeeny, and buy his new book You're Watching It Wrong: The Film Nerd 2.0 Guide to Star Wars.

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

Feb 19, 2017

They're some of the most popular superheroes ever created, but before a hit animated series and blockbuster film franchise turned the X-Men into a household name, they were featured in PRYDE OF THE X-MEN, a pilot episode for a different animated series that failed to take off. Back in the late 1980s/early 1990s, X-MEN was one of the most legendary failed pilots ever, even though it got a lot of things wrong, like making Logan (a.k.a. Wolverine) really, really, REALLY... Australian?

But was X-MEN... canceled too soon? Join film critics William Bibbiani and Witney Seibold as they take you back in time to when Saturday morning cartoons ruled the landscape, when Marvel made MUPPET BABIES and when an impressively animated show like PRYDE OF THE X-MEN just wasn't good enough (apparently). Weird details, unexpected trivia and lots of overthinking it abound in this all new episode of CANCELED TOO SOON!

Follow us on Twitter at @CanceledCast, "Like" us at Facebook.com/CanceledTooSoon, follow Bibbs at @WilliamBibbiani and follow Witney at @WitneySeibold. And 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

Feb 13, 2017

After BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER got canceled, fans found a new destination for teen supernatural horror: POINT PLEASANT, a soap opera about the antichrist, co-created by Marti Noxon (BUFFY) and John J. McLaughlin (BLACK SWAN), starring Elizabeth Harnois, Grant Show, Dina Meyer and - before they got really famous - Aaron Paul and Jon Hamm. It's a strange series, full of teen angst and religious anxiety, and nowadays it's got quite a cult following.

POINT PLEASANT was originally canceled after only eight episodes, but was it... CANCELED TOO SOON? Film critics William Bibbiani and Witney Seibold are here to analyze all the sexy subplots, ponder the significance of apocalyptic imagery, complain about the stupid dance competition episode, and debate whether POINT PLEASANT was a soap opera that got hijacked by horror storylines, or a horror show that spent too much time trying to be a soap opera.

Follow us on Twitter at @CanceledCast, "Like" us at Facebook.com/CanceledTooSoon, follow Bibbs at @WilliamBibbiani and follow Witney at @WitneySeibold. And 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

Feb 6, 2017

You know SAILOR MOON, COWBOY BEBOP and NEON GENESIS EVANGELION, but do you recall the most culty anime series of all? It was called DRAGON HALF, its four episode OVA release was canceled after just two episodes, and it's developed an enormous reputation for being funny as hell thanks to anime fans around the world.

But was this satirical saga about a half-girl, half-dragon on a quest to romance a singing dragon slayer... CANCELED TOO SOON? Film critics William Bibbiani and Witney Seibold are joined this week by author and artist Michelle Lopes to explain what the heck this wacky anime series was, how the anime medium works, and why DRAGON HALF is still remembered to this day. It's a weird and wild show packed with pop culture jokes and naughty fan service, and we think you're going to be fascinated by it.

Follow us on Twitter at @CanceledCast, "Like" us at Facebook.com/CanceledTooSoon, follow Bibbs at @WilliamBibbiani and follow Witney at @WitneySeibold. Follow our special guest Michelle Lopes at @SpasticSnap and download her book THE DOG NEXT DOOR AND OTHER DISTURBANCES on Amazon! And 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

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