These 20 Television Shows May Only Be 1 Season Long, but They’re Totally Worth Your Time


A lot of times, whether or not a television show runs one season, or five, or twenty doesn’t necessarily have to do with the quality of the program. Sometimes the audience just doesn’t find the show until it’s already too late.

For these 20 shows, that definitely rings true.

They’ve got legions of devoted fans, and we think that they’re definitely worth checking out the next time you’re at a loss while cruising Netflix.

20. Whiskey Cavalier

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Team #WhiskeyCavalier! Who's ready for tonight?

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Cancelled after 13 episodes, this show followed FBI agent Will Chase (Scott Foley) and CIA operative Frankie Trowbridge (Lauren Cohan) on an interagency task force.

Where to find it: Hulu or ABC.

19. Pitch

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Just watched the beginning of this INCREDIBLE story!! The first episode was so amazing and so inspiring! This pilot also came with its own twist ending; her father died. I was absolutely not expecting that. That breaks my heart! But look where she is now! She made it and he helped her there. He would be so proud! MPG has my heart forever! He was GREAT in this first episode. He reminds me of the early days of Alex Karev from Greys; he's an asshole but also the nicest person in the world and the one that will help anybody. They're going to have a great friendship and I'm so excited! GIRLS LETS CHANGE THE WORLD! #pitchonfox #pitchseason1 #pitchtvshow #pitchfox #majorleaguepitcher #majorleagues #mlb #sandiegopadres #padres #pitchannissa #tvshowsannissa #ginnybaker #kyliebunbury #markpaulgosselaar #mpg #mikelawson #zackmorris #baseball #whoruntheworldgirls #fox #43 #jackierobinson

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Ginny Baker (Kylie Bunbury) is the first woman to play for a MLB team in this show that also stars Mark-Paul Gosselaar. It was cancelled after only 10 episodes.

Where to find it: iTunes or Amazon Prime

18. Emily Owens, M.D.

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#173. ДОКТОР ЭМИЛИ ОУЭНС / EMILY OWENS M. D. Наконец-то Эмили Оуэнс чувствует, что повзрослела! Можно забыть про школьные деньки; медицинская школа окончена, и теперь она интерн в больнице Денвера, где она сможет работать с знаменитым кардиологом доктором Джиной Бендари, а также с ее университетской любовью Уиллом Коллинсом, который тоже получил там интернатуру. Так почему же все повторяют, что интернатура — это та же школа? Эмили быстро узнает, почему. Красотка Кассандра Копельсон, главный враг Эмили в старших классах школы, тоже объявляется в больнице, и теперь они снова соперничают. Причем конкуренция у них не только за операции, но и за внимание Уилла. Еще один интерн, Тайра Дюпре, сообщает Эмили, что в больнице остались те же группировки, что и в школе. Спортсмены подались в ортопедию; злые девчонки — в пластику. Эмили же снова стала новенькой. Вот только теперь школьные переживания приходится совмещать с высокими ставками профессии доктора. #EmilyOwensMD #CW #tvshow #ДокторЭмилиОуэнс #сериал

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Emily is starting her internship at Denver Memorial Hospital along with her med-school crush, and even though it has a strong cast and production team, lasted only 13 episodes.

Where to find it: iTunes

17. Red Band Society

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Happy Holiday, Red Banders! Make memories with your loved ones today!

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Octavia Spencer and Dave Annable lead a cast of doctors, nurses, and patients in the pediatric ward of a hospital.

Where to find it: ABC

16. Z: The Beginning of Everything

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@riccigrams #zthebeginningofeverything #fscottfitzgerald #zelda

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Christina Ricci plays Zelda Fitzgerald in the 1920s, and even though a second season was originally ordered, it was later rescinded.

Where to find it: Amazon Prime

15. Everything Sucks!

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This episode was so cute!!! One of my favorites!!! ~ Aunnika @peyton_kennedy @jahiwinston . . . #peytonkennedy #jahiwinston #everythingsucks #netflix #everythingsuckstvshow #everythingsucksnetflix

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A group of teenagers from different 1996 social circles come together to make a movie in this series, which has a large fan base that loves its LGBTQ representation.

Where to find it: Netflix

14. Bunheads

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Double Tap if you miss Bunheads.

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The creator of Gilmore Girls gave us a program with a very similar tone in Bunheads, which followed ex-showgirl Michelle Simmons (Sutton Foster) who teaches dance at her mother-in-law’s ballet school.

Where to find it: Hulu or Freeform

13. Firefly

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#firefly #fireflytvshow #fireflytvseries #malcomreynolds #nathanfillion

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Fans of Joss Whedon and Nathan Fillion will never forgive Fox for cancelling this space drama after only 14 episodes.

Where to find it: Hulu

12. Good Girls Revolt

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Soul sisters. #BTS #GoodGirlsRevolt (? @genevieveangelson)

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The show, based on Lynn Povich’s book, follows a group of female researchers at a magazine in 1969 – fans of Mad Men, this one’s for you!

Where to find it: Amazon Prime

11. Constantine

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Bring back CONSTANTINE ????? #constantinetvshow #saveconstantine #bringbackconstantine #constantineseason2 #johnconstantine #mattryanreal #mattryanreal1 @mattryanreal

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This show, based on a DC Comics character, follows a British exorcist and detective. Though the character lives on on Legends of Tomorrow on the CW, the series was cancelled after 13 episodes.

Where to find it: CW Seed

10. Sweet/Vicious

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Serie: Sweet vicious? – This serie is awesome too? – #sweetvicious -S

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Jules and Ophelia are college students – and vigilantes – who apprehend sexual assault assailants.

Where to find it: iTunes or Amazon Prime

9. My So-Called Life

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A classic one-season wonder, Claire Danes, Jared Leto, and Wilson Cruz remind you of all the reasons you were glad to leave high school behind (in the best way possible).

Where to find it: Hulu or ABC

8. The Village

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These 10 episodes follow a group of people living in the same apartment building and becoming a second family.

Where to find it: Hulu or NBC

7. Selfie

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One of the most underrated TV shows. It may only be 13 episodes but totally worth binging when sick. Thank goodness for @hulu. #selfietvshow

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Karen Gillan and John Cho play a girl obsessed with becoming famous and the marketing guru who agrees to help. This modern interpretation of My Fair Lady lasted only 13 (great) episodes.

Where to find it: YouTube

6. Trophy Wife

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Who enjoyed this classic Jackie line from last night's #TrophyWife!

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Kate (Malin Akerman) is a young party girl who marries Pete (Bradley Whitford), a middle-aged lawyer with three kids and two ex-wives. Enjoy all 22 episodes.

Where to find it: ABC

5. Freaks and Geeks

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#freaksandgeeks izliyor musunuz?

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A future all-star cast that includes Seth Rogen, James Franco, Jason Segel, Busy Philipps, and John Francis Daley navigate the “freaks” and “geeks” worlds of high school for 18 glorious episodes.

Where to find it: YouTube

4. The Get Down

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Newly released musical drama Tv series "The Get Down" takes a look at the birth of hip hop. Pictured here cast member Jaden Smith and executive producer Nas at "The Get Down" New York Premiere at Lehman Center for the Performing Arts in New York… #TheGetDown #TheGetDownTvSeries #JadenSmith #Nas #CelebrityGist #CG

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This show follows the rise of hip-hop and disco music in the 1970s. The 11 episode story is told through the eyes of teens living in the Bronx.

Where to find it: Netflix

3. Enlisted

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So sad that they canceled this show but I'm glad that they are still going to air the last couple of episodes. I hope it comes out on DVD!!!!!!! #enlisted #GeoffStults #PeteHill #ChrisLowell #Derrickhill #ParkerYoung #RandyHill #Enlistedfox #FoxTV #enlistedtvshow

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Three brothers enlisted in the US army are assigned to the same unit of misfits after returning from Afghanistan.

Where to find it: Crackle

2. The Secret Circle

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ARGH I can't keep calm!!! #keepcalm #thesecretcircle #thecw #cw #witches #cassieblake #jakearmstrong

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Witch Cassie Blake moves to Change Harbor and joins a secret coven of 5 other witches. There are 22 (super fun) episodes.

Where to find it: CW Seed

1. Jane By Design

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В стиле Джейн (Jane By Design) . Комедийно-драматический сериал, выпущенный в 2011 году по идее Гэвина Полона. Шоу было закрыто после одного сезона в августе 2012 года. 1 сезон, 18 серий. Сюжет: Сериал «В стиле Джейн» рассказывает о жизни шестнадцатилетней девушки по имени Джейн Куимби, которую случайно приняли на работу в престижную модную компанию, торгующую в розницу, в качестве помощника начальника. Девушке-подростку удаётся тайно совмещать учебу в школе с серьёзным делом — помогать влиятельному шефу в безжалостном модном бизнесе. . Сериал очень интересен, жаль правда его закрыли и история оказалась немного недосказанной. История в сериале – это мечта любой девчонки, которая любит шить, создавать что то новое, да вообще любит одежду. Ведь попасть в такую модную компанию не всегда есть возможность, а в молодом возрасте тем более. Отдельно стоит сказать и про наряды главной героини. Они превосходны (особенно ее розовое платье ?). Но ещё стоит обратить внимание и на наряды Индии, они очень женственны. . А Вы смотрели этот сериал? Любите сериалы про моду? . #москва #moscow #сериал #сериаломан #средавремясериала #встиледжейн #janebydesign #tulpanicvetut #чyмоваясpеда #сeрeда_

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The show follows Jane Quimby on the job with a famous fashion designer after she’s mistaken for an adult looking for a new career.

Where to find it: Freeform

I know my to-watch list just got a bit longer!