The Surprisingly Canceled TV Shows Quiz
Dozens of new shows premiere every year, but only a select few live to see another season. Take our quiz to see how much you know about fan favorites and classic series that were canceled too soon.
How many seasons did "Veronica Mars" last?
What year was the "Veronica Mars" movie released?
What group was the star of "Party Down"?
- flight attendants
Which band did Lindsay plan to follow when "Freaks and Geeks" was canceled?
- The Rolling Stones
- Backstreet Boys
- Grateful Dead
What was the name of the school in "Freaks and Geeks"?
- McKinley High
- Hollywood High
- Westport High
What state is Deadwood located in?
- North Dakota
- South Dakota
Which former friend stars in "The Comeback"?
- Jennifer Aniston
- Lisa Kudrow
- Courteney Cox
How many episodes did vampire-drama "Moonlight" last before it was canceled in 2007?
What was the name of Claire Danes' character on "My So-Called Life"?
How many seasons did "My So-Called Life" run?
What year did "Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip" premiere?
True or false: "Family Guy" premiered on a Wednesday, so few people actually saw it.
What year did "Futurama" debut?
What job do the characters on "Futurama" have?
How many seasons did "Pushing Daisies" last?
What is Ned's special skill in "Pushing Daisies"?
- seeing the future
- bringing the dead back to life
- time travel
What year was "Sports Night" canceled?
What role does George take on in "Dead Like Me"?
- medical examiner
- grim reaper
What network pulled the plug on "Better Off Ted" after just 26 episodes?
How many episodes were made of "Grosse Pointe"?
What canceled-too-soon series stars Michael Bluth?
- "Twin Peaks"
- "Arrested Development"
Who brought "Arrested Development" back from the dead?
What is the Bluth family's favorite fruit?
True or false: "The Michael J. Fox Show" was canceled after 15 episodes.
How many seasons did cult hit "Firefly" run?
What is the name of the spaceship in "Firefly"?
What canceled-too-soon show focused on the death of Laura Palmer?
- "Veronica Mars"
- "Twin Peaks"
What network announced in 2015 that it will resurrect "Twin Peaks"?
What year did "Heroes" premiere?
How did fans convince CBS executives to renew "Jericho"?
- by sending them peanuts
- by donating millions of dollars
- huge protests that shut down local highways