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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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Jul 15, 2019

SIX FEET UNDER and TRUE BLOOD producer Alan Ball has made a several hit shows out of several tricky premises, but he couldn't find a way to make HERE AND NOW last more than one season! It's an ambitious dramatic series starring Oscar-winners Holly Hunter and Tim Robbins as the parents of children from all across the world, who are all grown up and just as screwed up as mom and dad!

Oh yeah, and maybe one of them is a prophet or something. HERE AND NOW had plenty of dramatic ambition, but was it... CANCELED TOO SOON? Film critics William Bibbiani and Witney Seibold tackle HERE AND NOW in the here and now, and figure out what worked, what flopped, and what's bourgeois to an enormous, distracting fault!

Subscribe on Patreon at www.patreon.com/criticacclaim for exclusive content and exciting rewards, like bonus episodes, commentary tracks and much, much more! And visit our TeePublic page to buy CANCELED TOO SOON shirts, mugs and other exciting merchandise! 

Follow us on Twitter at @CanceledCast, "Like" us at Facebook.com/CanceledTooSoon, follow Bibbs at @WilliamBibbiani and follow Witney at @WitneySeibold, and head on over to www.criticallyacclaimed.net for all their podcasts, reviews and more! 

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 canceledtoosoon@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!

Jul 3, 2019

The year was 1983, DUNGEONS & DRAGONS was being played across the country, and on Saturday nights there was only one show where you could find magic, sword fighting, invisible dragons and silly jokes: WIZARDS AND WARRIORS!

It won an Emmy for Best Costume Design, but was it really... CANCELED TOO SOON? Film critics William Bibbiani and Witney Seibold dive into this overlooked fantasy series to figure out why it works, why it failed, and whether genre fans had enough of a sense of humor to laugh at themselves, and appreciate this goofy lark of a series.

Subscribe on Patreon at www.patreon.com/criticacclaim for exclusive content and exciting rewards, like bonus episodes, commentary tracks and much, much more! And visit our TeePublic page to buy CANCELED TOO SOON shirts, mugs and other exciting merchandise! 

Follow us on Twitter at @CanceledCast, "Like" us at Facebook.com/CanceledTooSoon, follow Bibbs at @WilliamBibbiani and follow Witney at @WitneySeibold, and head on over to www.criticallyacclaimed.net for all their podcasts, reviews and more! 

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 canceledtoosoon@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!

Jun 27, 2019

Everybody knows that Gene Roddenberry created STAR TREK, the utopian sci-fi series about overcoming mankind's frailties and taking our place amongst the stars. But he also created a show about orgies and demons called SPECTRE, starring Robert Culp and Oscar-winner Gig Young as paranormal investigators who get wrapped up in an occult conspiracy involving John Hurt and fetish outfits.

It's one of the weirdest things Gene Roddenberry ever did, but was SPECTRE really... CANCELED TOO SOON? Film critics William Bibbiani and Witney Seibold crack open the crypt and explore the twisted catacombs of Roddenberry's imagination, and discover one of the most lively failed pilots of the 1970s!

Subscribe on Patreon at www.patreon.com/criticacclaim for exclusive content and exciting rewards, like bonus episodes, commentary tracks and much, much more! And visit our TeePublic page to buy CANCELED TOO SOON shirts, mugs and other exciting merchandise! 

Follow us on Twitter at @CanceledCast, "Like" us at Facebook.com/CanceledTooSoon, follow Bibbs at @WilliamBibbiani and follow Witney at @WitneySeibold, and head on over to www.criticallyacclaimed.net for all their podcasts, reviews and more! 

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 canceledtoosoon@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!

Jun 24, 2019

Just a few weeks after STAR WARS first came out, a new superhero premiered on television, and his named wasn't IRON MAN, but everyone thought it was! From the director of SIX MILLION DOLLAR MAN came EXO-MAN, the story of a physics professor who testifies against the mob, gets attacked and paralyzed, and uses his scientific knowhow to build a terrible-looking supersuit and seek vigilante justice.

EXO-MAN might not be as good as IRON MAN, but was it really... CANCELED TOO SOON? Film critics William Bibbiani and Witney Seibold take a look at one of the most misunderstood failed pilots in TV history and see if there's a MALFUNTION involved (a.k.a. the distinct lack of fun).

Subscribe on Patreon at www.patreon.com/criticacclaim for exclusive content and exciting rewards, like bonus episodes, commentary tracks and much, much more! And visit our TeePublic page to buy CANCELED TOO SOON shirts, mugs and other exciting merchandise! 

Follow us on Twitter at @CanceledCast, "Like" us at Facebook.com/CanceledTooSoon, follow Bibbs at @WilliamBibbiani and follow Witney at @WitneySeibold, and head on over to www.criticallyacclaimed.net for all their podcasts, reviews and more! 

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 canceledtoosoon@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!

Jun 18, 2019

William Shakespeare's ROMEO & JULIET was nothing more than a prelude to STILL STAR-CROSSED, an epic drama from SHONDALAND - the producers of GREY'S ANATOMY and SCANDAL - about what happened after those ill-fated lovers took their own lives.

If you thought the Capulets and Montagues learned a valuable lesson... you were wrong! The fighting only gets worse in STILL STAR-CROSSED, but was this strange, short-lived show CANCELED TOO SOON? Film critics William Bibbiani and Witney Seibold explore the never-ending war in Verona on the latest episode of the podcast!

Subscribe on Patreon at www.patreon.com/criticacclaim for exclusive content and exciting rewards, like bonus episodes, commentary tracks and much, much more! And visit our TeePublic page to buy CANCELED TOO SOON shirts, mugs and other exciting merchandise! 

Follow us on Twitter at @CanceledCast, "Like" us at Facebook.com/CanceledTooSoon, follow Bibbs at @WilliamBibbiani and follow Witney at @WitneySeibold, and head on over to www.criticallyacclaimed.net for all their podcasts, reviews and more! 

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 canceledtoosoon@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!

Jun 10, 2019

It's time to bring CHRIS CARTER MONTH to an appropriately abrupt conclusion with THE LONE GUNMEN, one of the most notorious one-season wonders in TV history. The comic relief sidekicks from THE X-FILES got their own TV series, with decent ratings and critical acclaim, with conspiracy-driven storylines that accurately predicted tech companies spying on consumers and - in the show's shocking pilot - the 9/11 attacks.

THE LONE GUNMEN is a show with a huge cult following, and that's why we saved it for a special occasion! Film critics William Bibbiani and Witney Seibold dive into the show that only lasted one short season, before getting an unexpected and disappointing conclusion on THE X-FILES.

Is THE LONE GUNMEN the classic everyone makes it out to be? Was it really... CANCELED TOO SOON? 

Let's find out!

Subscribe on Patreon at www.patreon.com/criticacclaim for exclusive content and exciting rewards, like bonus episodes, commentary tracks and much, much more! And visit our TeePublic page to buy CANCELED TOO SOON shirts, mugs and other exciting merchandise! 

Follow us on Twitter at @CanceledCast, "Like" us at Facebook.com/CanceledTooSoon, follow Bibbs at @WilliamBibbiani and follow Witney at @WitneySeibold, and head on over to www.criticallyacclaimed.net for all their podcasts, reviews and more! 

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 canceledtoosoon@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!

Jun 1, 2019

A group of mismatched strangers are stuck together in the middle of the apocalypse in THE AFTER, a failed TV pilot written and directed by Chris Carter, the producer of THE X-FILES! It's a series about twisting-turning revelations and mysterious characters, kinda like LOST but... not.

Despite a big budget, a big cast and a big push by Amazon, THE AFTER never made it past the pilot episode. Was it... CANCELED TOO SOON? Film critics William Bibbiani and Witney Seibold take a trip to "The After" to figure out what this show really was, what it was eerily transforming into, and whether it deserved all 99 episodes that Chris Carter planned for it!

Subscribe on Patreon at www.patreon.com/criticacclaim for exclusive content and exciting rewards, like bonus episodes, commentary tracks and much, much more! And visit our TeePublic page to buy CANCELED TOO SOON shirts, mugs and other exciting merchandise! 

Follow us on Twitter at @CanceledCast, "Like" us at Facebook.com/CanceledTooSoon, follow Bibbs at @WilliamBibbiani and follow Witney at @WitneySeibold, and head on over to www.criticallyacclaimed.net for all their podcasts, reviews and more! 

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 canceledtoosoon@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!

May 24, 2019

CHRIS CARTER MONTH begins! The creator of THE X-FILES and MILLENNIUM also produced a lot of failed TV shows, and we're saluting those disappointments, starting with HARSH REALM, a sci-fi epic about a soldier tossed into a virtual reality simulation to assassinate a rogue player.

It came out just a few months after THE MATRIX, so audiences were clearly interested in realms as harsh (or harsher) than HARSH REALM. So why didn't it take off, and was it... CANCELED TOO SOON?

Film critics William Bibbiani and William Bibbiani download their consciousnesses into this short-lived series, to figure out what works, what doesn't, and why!

Subscribe on Patreon at www.patreon.com/criticacclaim for exclusive content and exciting rewards, like bonus episodes, commentary tracks and much, much more! And visit our TeePublic page to buy CANCELED TOO SOON shirts, mugs and other exciting merchandise! 

Follow us on Twitter at @CanceledCast, "Like" us at Facebook.com/CanceledTooSoon, follow Bibbs at @WilliamBibbiani and follow Witney at @WitneySeibold, and head on over to www.criticallyacclaimed.net for all their podcasts, reviews and more! 

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 canceledtoosoon@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!

May 16, 2019

There's no better way to celebrate television's biggest failures than with a MASSIVE AWARDS SHOW!!! 

This week on CANCELED TOO SOON, William Bibbiani and Witney Seibold pay tribute to all the best, worst and weirdest TV shows they watched in the podcast's epic third year, from the catchiest theme songs to strangest premises, to the shows that definitely were CANCELED TOO SOON... and the shows that definitely weren't.

Subscribe on Patreon at www.patreon.com/criticacclaim for exclusive content and exciting rewards, like bonus episodes, commentary tracks and much, much more! And visit our TeePublic page to buy CANCELED TOO SOON shirts, mugs and other exciting merchandise! 

Follow us on Twitter at @CanceledCast, "Like" us at Facebook.com/CanceledTooSoon, follow Bibbs at @WilliamBibbiani and follow Witney at @WitneySeibold, and head on over to www.criticallyacclaimed.net for all their podcasts, reviews and more! 

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 canceledtoosoon@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!

Apr 29, 2019

The year was 1985, and the balls had just gone mad! MADBALLS were a successful series of toys that gave gruesome faces to spherical objects, but although they practically flew of the shelves, they didn't have their own cartoon series. But it wasn't for lack of trying!

MADBALLS had not one but TWO pilot episodes, as wildly different as they could possibly be while still starring gross anthropomorphic balls. Could they both have been... CANCELED TOO SOON? William Bibbiani and Witney Seibold delve into the weird history of the toylike and the bizarre conception of the two MADBALLS pilots in this, the final episode of their third blockbuster podcast season!

Subscribe on Patreon for exclusive content and exciting rewards, like bonus episodes, exclusive videos, Google Hangouts and much, much more! And visit our TeePublic page to buy CANCELED TOO SOON shirts, mugs and other exciting merchandise! 

Follow us on Twitter at @CanceledCast, "Like" us at Facebook.com/CanceledTooSoon, follow Bibbs at @WilliamBibbiani and follow Witney at @WitneySeibold, and head on over to www.criticallyacclaimed.net for all their podcasts, reviews and more! 

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 canceledtoosoon@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!

Apr 26, 2019

Back in the 1970s, the world was a heck of a lot more bionic. That's why shows like THE SIX MILLION DOLLAR MAN and BIONIC WOMAN ruled the airwaves. In 2007, the producer of BATTLESTAR GALACTICA and the co-writer of ALITA: BATTLE ANGEL teamed up to reboot BIONIC WOMAN with a new cast and a grim 'n' gritty attitude!

The BIONIC WOMAN was derailed by a writer's strike, so maybe, just maybe... it was CANCELED TOO SOON? Film critics William Bibbiani and Witney Seibold delve into what this show was, what it could have been, why it plays a lot like the prototype for the hit SUPERGIRL tv series.

Subscribe on Patreon for exclusive content and exciting rewards, like bonus episodes, exclusive videos, Google Hangouts and much, much more! And visit our TeePublic page to buy CANCELED TOO SOON shirts, mugs and other exciting merchandise! 

Follow us on Twitter at @CanceledCast, "Like" us at Facebook.com/CanceledTooSoon, follow Bibbs at @WilliamBibbiani and follow Witney at @WitneySeibold, and head on over to www.criticallyacclaimed.net for all their podcasts, reviews and more! 

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 canceledtoosoon@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!

Apr 12, 2019

A sci-fi murder mystery series from Isaac Asimov?! Why doesn't anybody ever talk about PROBE? 

Probably because this series, starring Parker Stevenson from THE HARDY BOYS and BAYWATCH, only lasted eight short episodes before getting the ax. But until then it was a fast-pacing and quirky TV show about killer A.I. elevators, super-intelligent apes and sci-fi writers who get all their best ideas from alien balls of lightning.

It was weird as hell and it had quite a pedigree, but was Isaac Asimov's PROBE... canceled too soon? Film critics William Bibbiani and Witney Seibold apply their not-so-scientific method to this forgotten series, and find it full of unexpected wonders!

Subscribe on Patreon for exclusive content and exciting rewards, like bonus episodes, exclusive videos, Google Hangouts and much, much more! And visit our TeePublic page to buy CANCELED TOO SOON shirts, mugs and other exciting merchandise! 

Follow us on Twitter at @CanceledCast, "Like" us at Facebook.com/CanceledTooSoon, follow Bibbs at @WilliamBibbiani and follow Witney at @WitneySeibold, and head on over to www.criticallyacclaimed.net for all their podcasts, reviews and more! 

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 canceledtoosoon@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!

Apr 7, 2019

When she wasn't bewitching sitcom audiences on BEWITCHED, Elizabeth Montgomery was taking over the blockbuster BUTCH CASSIDY AND THE SUNDANCE KID franchise! In the failed pilot for MRS. SUNDANCE, Montgomery plays Etta Place, the outlaw who outlived Butch and Sundance and wound up in her own exciting adventures!

It's got a great star and it's based on a hit movie. How could MRS. SUNDANCE be anything but... CANCELED TOO SOON? Film critics William Bibbiani and Witney Seibold take you back to the early 1970s to tell you how close this pilot came to greatness!

Subscribe on Patreon for exclusive content and exciting rewards, like bonus episodes, exclusive videos, Google Hangouts and much, much more! And visit our TeePublic page to buy CANCELED TOO SOON shirts, mugs and other exciting merchandise! 

Follow us on Twitter at @CanceledCast, "Like" us at Facebook.com/CanceledTooSoon, follow Bibbs at @WilliamBibbiani and follow Witney at @WitneySeibold, and head on over to www.criticallyacclaimed.net for all their podcasts, reviews and more! 

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 canceledtoosoon@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!

Apr 1, 2019

The smash hit western BUTCH CASSIDY AND THE SUNDANCE KID probably could have been the basis of a pretty good TV show, but that's not what we got with BUTCH CASSIDY AND THE SUNDANCE KIDS! It's a Hanna-Barbera animated TV series about a teen band that solves mysteries for a talent agent supercomputer with dog allergies.

It's one of the most non sequitur shows in Hanna-Barbera history (and that's saying something), but was it... CANCELED TOO SOON? Film critics William Bibbiani and Witney Seibold take the plunge into BUTCH CASSIDY AND THE SUNDANCE KIDS to dissect the show's baffling formula, repetitive storylines and inexplicable laugh track in the latest episode!

Subscribe on Patreon for exclusive content and exciting rewards, like bonus episodes, exclusive videos, Google Hangouts and much, much more! And visit our TeePublic page to buy CANCELED TOO SOON shirts, mugs and other exciting merchandise! 

Follow us on Twitter at @CanceledCast, "Like" us at Facebook.com/CanceledTooSoon, follow Bibbs at @WilliamBibbiani and follow Witney at @WitneySeibold, and head on over to www.criticallyacclaimed.net for all their podcasts, reviews and more! 

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 canceledtoosoon@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!

Mar 22, 2019

Back in the glory days of the Dubba-Dubba-WB, a group of rock musicians found a magic amulet and won the power to talk to ghosts! And since they're selfish rock stars, they find it really annoying. It's DEAD LAST, a weird new live-action, primetime take on the old Hanna-Barbera schtick, from the writers of GROSSE POINT BLANK and HIGH FIDELITY!

It's got the ghosts, it's got the gags, and it's got the goods, but was DEAD LAST really... CANCELED TOO SOON? Film critics William Bibbiani and Witney Seibold take their time machine back to the early 2000s to figure out why this completely forgotten supernatural series deserves to be rediscovered by fans of shows like Supernatural!

Subscribe on Patreon for exclusive content and exciting rewards, like bonus episodes, exclusive videos, Google Hangouts and much, much more! And visit our TeePublic page to buy CANCELED TOO SOON shirts, mugs and other exciting merchandise! 

Follow us on Twitter at @CanceledCast, "Like" us at Facebook.com/CanceledTooSoon, follow Bibbs at @WilliamBibbiani and follow Witney at @WitneySeibold, and head on over to www.criticallyacclaimed.net for all their podcasts, reviews and more! 

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 canceledtoosoon@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!

Mar 13, 2019

Paul Verhoeven's ROBOCOP defied all expectations to become one of the most celebrated, satirical, action-packed and politically damning motion pictures of the 1990s. So of course it got a live-action TV series in the 1990s, with adorable kid characters and wacky villains!

ROBOCOP: THE SERIES only lasted one season, and has since been largely forgotten, but was it... CANCELED TOO SOON? Film critics William Bibbiani and Witney Seibold take a look at this expensive, clever superhero series that tries to turn the subversive sci-fi classic into a slightly less subversive piece of weekly entertainment!

Subscribe on Patreon for exclusive content and exciting rewards, like bonus episodes, exclusive videos, Google Hangouts and much, much more! And visit our TeePublic page to buy CANCELED TOO SOON shirts, mugs and other exciting merchandise! 

Follow us on Twitter at @CanceledCast, "Like" us at Facebook.com/CanceledTooSoon, follow Bibbs at @WilliamBibbiani and follow Witney at @WitneySeibold, and head on over to www.criticallyacclaimed.net for all their podcasts, reviews and more! 

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 canceledtoosoon@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!

Mar 9, 2019

Vincent Price and Peter Lorre are two of the most recognizable icons in movie history, and legends of the horror genre. So it's pretty amazing that they co-starred in a TV pilot called COLLECTOR'S ITEM, in which they play antique dealers who solve mysteries, and hardly anybody's heard of it.

And just to make it crazier, COLLECTOR'S ITEM co-stars Whitney Blake... the co-creator of the hit series ONE DAY AT A TIME!

Should COLLECTOR'S ITEM have stayed in a dusty drawer, or was it... CANCELED TOO SOON? Film critics William Bibbiani and Witney Seibold look at this impressive-looking series to figure out what worked, what's pretty embarrassing, and whether COLLECTOR'S ITEM deserves a major, big budget reboot!

Subscribe on Patreon for exclusive content and exciting rewards, like bonus episodes, exclusive videos, Google Hangouts and much, much more! And visit our TeePublic page to buy CANCELED TOO SOON shirts, mugs and other exciting merchandise! 

Follow us on Twitter at @CanceledCast, "Like" us at Facebook.com/CanceledTooSoon, follow Bibbs at @WilliamBibbiani and follow Witney at @WitneySeibold, and head on over to www.criticallyacclaimed.net for all their podcasts, reviews and more! 

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 canceledtoosoon@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!

Mar 2, 2019

Who know action star Dolph Lundgren as He-Man, Ivan Drago and The Punisher, but do you know he was also a bodyguard with an intense phobia of the color white? That's the plot of BLACKJACK, an ambitious and action-packed backdoor pilot from director John Woo (FACE/OFF, THE KILLER), in which Lundgren protects a little girl and a supermodel from criminals with a HUGE artillery budget.

It was extremely Dolph Lundgren, and it was extremely John Woo. But was BLACKJACK really... CANCELED TOO SOON? Film critics William Bibbiani and Witney Seibold look back at the history of the two action legends to figure out where BLACKJACK fits in their filmographies, and whether it's any danged good. Like, at all.

Subscribe on Patreon for exclusive content and exciting rewards, like bonus episodes, exclusive videos, Google Hangouts and much, much more! And visit our TeePublic page to buy CANCELED TOO SOON shirts, mugs and other exciting merchandise! 

Follow us on Twitter at @CanceledCast, "Like" us at Facebook.com/CanceledTooSoon, follow Bibbs at @WilliamBibbiani and follow Witney at @WitneySeibold, and head on over to www.criticallyacclaimed.net for all their podcasts, reviews and more! 

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 canceledtoosoon@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!

Feb 27, 2019

The night THE SOPRANOS ended, JOHN FROM CINCINNATI began. It didn't last long, but it was probably the most popular supernatural surfing drama in the history of HBO! Austin Nichols stars as a mysterious man who wanders into the life of a troubled all-star surfing family, played by the likes of Bruce Greenwood, Rebecca De Mornay and Brian Van Holt, and then... he confuses them. A lot.

It's one of the weirdest shows HBO has ever produced, and it still has a loyal cult of followers, but was it really... CANCELED TOO SOON? Film critics William Bibbiani and Witney Seibold try to decode JOHN FROM CINCINNATI's hazy meanderings and figure out if it's brilliant, terrible, or just kinda meh!

Subscribe on Patreon for exclusive content and exciting rewards, like bonus episodes, exclusive videos, Google Hangouts and much, much more! And visit our TeePublic page to buy CANCELED TOO SOON shirts, mugs and other exciting merchandise! 

Follow us on Twitter at @CanceledCast, "Like" us at Facebook.com/CanceledTooSoon, follow Bibbs at @WilliamBibbiani and follow Witney at @WitneySeibold, and head on over to www.criticallyacclaimed.net for all their podcasts, reviews and more! 

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 canceledtoosoon@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!

Feb 17, 2019

The lovable dog BENJI starred in a series of hit films across multiple decades, but he only had one TV show, and it was a bizarre hybrid of STAR WARS, THE FUGITIVE and GUMMO. It was called BENJI, ZAX & THE ALIEN PRINCE, it aired Saturday mornings in 1983, and it's one weird watch, we gotta tell ya.

BENJI, ZAX & THE ALIEN PRINCE is one of the weirdest shows we've reviewed all year, but was it... CANCELED TOO SOON? Film critics William Bibbiani and Witney Seibold look back at this cheap, depressing, almost completely forgotten TV show to give you the answer.

Subscribe on Patreon for exclusive content and exciting rewards, like bonus episodes, exclusive videos, Google Hangouts and much, much more! And visit our TeePublic page to buy CANCELED TOO SOON shirts, mugs and other exciting merchandise! 

Follow us on Twitter at @CanceledCast, "Like" us at Facebook.com/CanceledTooSoon, follow Bibbs at @WilliamBibbiani and follow Witney at @WitneySeibold, and head on over to www.criticallyacclaimed.net for all their podcasts, reviews and more! 

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Feb 7, 2019

Forty-five years before Sam Elliott (and his amazing hair) finally earned an Academy Awards nomination for A STAR IS BORN, he (and his hair) was stuntman extraordinaire EVEL KNIEVEL in a failed TV pilot! He jumped cars on a motorcycle, he fought crime, he ripped off THE BATTLE OF THE SEXES... and he didn't go series.

Was the EVEL KNIEVEL television series... CANCELED TOO SOON? Film critics William Bibbiani and Witney Seibold take you back to the 1970s to remember the age of celebrity stunt persons, the early days of Sam Elliott's illustrious career, and marvel at his unerringly fabulous coif!

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Follow us on Twitter at @CanceledCast, "Like" us at Facebook.com/CanceledTooSoon, follow Bibbs at @WilliamBibbiani and follow Witney at @WitneySeibold, and head on over to www.criticallyacclaimed.net for all their podcasts, reviews and more! 

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Feb 3, 2019

In the spirit of MAD MEN comes the glossy soap opera PAN AM, starring Margot Robbie, Christina Ricci and more great cast members as the flight crew of a 707 in the early 1960s. Over the course of the series they'll find themselves spying for the CIA, dating congressmen, selling their nude photos to Andy Warhol and making emergency landings in war-torn countries!

It was big, it was romantic, it was unbelievably melodramatic, but was PAN AM really... CANCELED TOO SOON? Film critics William Bibbiani and Witney Seibold look back at the series that gave future Oscar nominee and Harley Quinn DCEU star Margot Robbie her big break, reveal which relatively unknown actor steals the show from Robbie and Ricci, and much, much more!

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Follow us on Twitter at @CanceledCast, "Like" us at Facebook.com/CanceledTooSoon, follow Bibbs at @WilliamBibbiani and follow Witney at @WitneySeibold, and head on over to www.criticallyacclaimed.net for all their podcasts, reviews and more! 

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Jan 27, 2019

Anthony Bourdain's best-selling exposé of the world of fine dining became a failed sitcom starring Bradley Cooper in 2005! KITCHEN CONFIDENTIAL also starred John Cho, Nicholas Brendon, John Francis Daley, Jaime King, Bonnie Somerville and Sam Pancake, and only aired for four measly episodes on Fox.

It had the stars, it had the cuisine, but was KITCHEN CONFIDENTIAL really... CANCELED TOO SOON? Film critics William Bibbiani and Witney Seibold break down this failed series that went on to build a large fanbase, to see what worked, what was so problematic that Anthony Bourdain eventually apologized for it, and how difficult it is to do an episode of this show without making any Star Trek references.

Subscribe on Patreon for exclusive content and exciting rewards, like bonus episodes, exclusive videos, Google Hangouts and much, much more! And visit our TeePublic page to buy CANCELED TOO SOON shirts, mugs and other exciting merchandise! 

Follow us on Twitter at @CanceledCast, "Like" us at Facebook.com/CanceledTooSoon, follow Bibbs at @WilliamBibbiani and follow Witney at @WitneySeibold, and head on over to www.criticallyacclaimed.net for all their podcasts, reviews and more! 

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Jan 17, 2019

Julie Brown, Jennifer Aniston and Wayne Knight co-starred in THE EDGE, the most violent sketch comedy show ever made, in which the whole cast gets killed at the beginning of each episode! It's a lost artifact from the early 1990s, we finally found it, and we can't wait to share it with you.

But was THE EDGE really, truly, one hundred percent... CANCELED TOO SOON? Film critics William Bibbiani and Witney Seibold crack open the pop culture vault to figure out what was considered topical back in 1992 and which jokes would never EVER be allowed on television today! 

Subscribe on Patreon for exclusive content and exciting rewards, like bonus episodes, exclusive videos, Google Hangouts and much, much more! And visit our TeePublic page to buy CANCELED TOO SOON shirts, mugs and other exciting merchandise! 

Follow us on Twitter at @CanceledCast, "Like" us at Facebook.com/CanceledTooSoon, follow Bibbs at @WilliamBibbiani and follow Witney at @WitneySeibold, and head on over to www.criticallyacclaimed.net for all their podcasts, reviews and more! 

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Jan 6, 2019

Professional wrestlers Jesse "The Body" Ventura and "Rowdy" Roddy Piper starred in several action hits in the 1980s, like THEY LIVE and PREDATOR, but their big TV team-up never made it past the pilot stage! TAGTEAM stars Jesse Ventura and Roddy Piper as lovable wrestlers who get banned from the ring and become cops instead.

It's big, it's goofy, and there's a scene where a piano falls out a window and onto a totally different piano. But was TAGTEAM... canceled too soon? Film critics William Bibbiani and Witney Seibold look back at the days when WWF/WWE wrestlers first entered the acting world, how times have changed, and why TAGTEAM might have actually been a huge hit if it weren't for behind the scenes shenanigans.

Subscribe on Patreon for exclusive content and exciting rewards, like bonus episodes, exclusive videos, Google Hangouts and much, much more! And visit our TeePublic page to buy CANCELED TOO SOON shirts, mugs and other exciting merchandise! 

Follow us on Twitter at @CanceledCast, "Like" us at Facebook.com/CanceledTooSoon, follow Bibbs at @WilliamBibbiani and follow Witney at @WitneySeibold, and head on over to www.criticallyacclaimed.net for all their podcasts, reviews and more! 

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 canceledtoosoon@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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