20 Wild TV Shows Never Seen (Because They Never Aired)

20 Wild TV Shows Never Seen (Because They Never Aired)
We take our favorite shows for granted, but the life cycle of a television show is a delicate thing. All kinds of crazy things can cause a show to be scrapped: arguments with the suits at the network, the universe has it out for John Cho and refuses to let him star in a sitcom, sudden-onset polio. Here are a few star-crossed TV shows we never got to see:

Garbage Pail Kids A 1987 animated series based on the raunchy trading cards. CBS caved to pressure from parental groups and just threw an extra half-h

Members Only MEMBERS ONLY Think Downton Abbey in Connecticut, starring John Stamos. 13 episodes were ordered, but one of the developers lost interest

Hieroglyph An ancient Egyptian Game of Thrones that was ultimately scrapped by FOx... for being too similar to Game of Thrones.
Source: EW

Commando Nanny A Survivor producer tried to make a sitcom, and it was doomed from the start. An actor broke his foot, another needed lung surgery. Aft
Source: IMDB

Flip It Forward A 2014 HGTV house-flipping series that was cancelled when HGTV found out their handsome muscle brothers were bigots, describing homose
Source: Variety

The Singles Table 18 A 2007 attempt to fill the hole that Friends left behind, about a crew of singles who meet at a wedding. This was at least the se

Do You Trust Me? DO YOU TRUST MELE A 2007 CBS game show about two contestants building up trust as host Tucker Carlson continually narcs on them.
Source: CBS

Heathers A 2018 violent teen comedy, it was postponed because of the Stoneman Douglas High shooting, then paused and heavily edited due to the Tree of
Source: Deadline

Snip A highly-hyped 1976 sitcom from the creator of Welcome Back Kotter, apparently cancelled because one of the actors was openly gay.

The Jake Effect This was a 2008 sitcom starring Jason Bateman and Tenacious D's Kyle Gass.

Manchester Prep 300 Written as a prequel series to Cruel Intentions, it was later turned into the feature-length Cruel Intentions 2.
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