While reading Eutychus thread about TV Shows you’re glad DID get cancelled I got to thinking about TV shows that went way past there prime. This includes shows past and present.
The X-Files :You can only tease someone for so long about “finding the truth” before it gets old…and it never was the same after Duchovney left.
Friends:Put this show to pasture already. Everyone’s either getting married or having babies, enough already.
The Simpsons:I really think this show needed to end a few years ago. I remember an Episode where Bart says something to the effect “If I had a show I would run it into the ground.” Obviously Matt Groening thinks the same thing.
In Living Color:This got to be cheesy towards the end. I recall Marlon Waynes saying he was glad it finally died.
Rosanne:After they hit the lottery it pretty much lost it’s appeal.
Lois and Clark:It took them forever to get married, something was always interfering. After awhile it got to be ridiculous. Then it ends with a baby magically appearing out of no where!?
I’ve come up with this theory, if the characters on a TV show start getting married and having babies… then it’s a good chance the show is getting past it’s prime.