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defyalllogic
04-02-2012, 02:29 AM
Sometimes a show gets canceled and they don't wrap it up or give a satisfying conclusion. Are there any shows you wish you could grab a book or two of to get the whole story and some closure?

For me Tower Prep and The 4400 and FlashForward maybe The Event

They made a comic for the conclusion of Jericho but it wasn't nearly as good a the show and that made me sad, but it finished the story all the same.

(sorry if this thread has been done before.)

Calla Lily
04-02-2012, 02:55 AM
Anybody remember Brimstone? Lasted one season on the SF channel. Broke my heart when they cancelled it. So different.

Cathy C
04-02-2012, 03:05 AM
X-Files. They were great novels!

CrastersBabies
04-02-2012, 04:34 AM
Carnivale
SG: Universe
Firefly

I'd take continuations in any form.

Cyia
04-02-2012, 04:52 AM
Firefly (which did get some graphic novels)

Drive

Invasion (I know it was semi-based on the book, but the storyline shifted after a while, and I'd like a book with the series' plot line.)

Celia Cyanide
04-02-2012, 05:10 AM
Twin Peaks

My So-Called Life

ohthatmomagain
04-02-2012, 05:29 AM
Farscape

Laure de Sade
04-04-2012, 01:30 PM
Carnivale. I watched it last year and was gutted when I realized there were no more episodes.

Shadow_Ferret
04-04-2012, 05:42 PM
"Lost in Space" The original series, not the movie remake.

"Wild, Wild West" steam punk westerns would be awesome.

"Tales of the Gold Monkey" lasted barely a season, but I thought it was fun.

warofthesparks
04-04-2012, 06:57 PM
Dollhouse
Heroes

They could easily do a Heroes book series, although I don't want them to go back to that ridiculous carnival storyline again. As for Dollhouse, I'd be the first in line to pick up my copy. It'd be even better if Joss Whedon wrote the books, or at least pulled a Guillermo Del Toro and co-wrote them.

John G Nelson
04-04-2012, 07:00 PM
The Wire.... it was the best thing on the small screen in years!

defyalllogic
04-04-2012, 07:01 PM
Dollhouse
Heroes

They could easily do a Heroes book series, although I don't want them to go back to that ridiculous carnival storyline again. As for Dollhouse, I'd be the first in line to pick up my copy. It'd be even better if Joss Whedon wrote the books, or at least pulled a Guillermo Del Toro and co-wrote them.

Dollhouse has an on going graphic novel. I just read volume 1. It's good. It's a bit sappy for my tastes but good.

Jcomp
04-04-2012, 08:12 PM
Another vote here for Carnivale.

gothicangel
04-04-2012, 08:32 PM
Quantum Leap. I know there were tie-in books, but I didn't think much of them. Would have been great if a sci-fi writer had been commissioned.

Jamiekswriter
04-04-2012, 08:43 PM
Firefly and Farscape! I've got to check out carnivale now! :D

regdog
04-04-2012, 08:46 PM
My So-Called Life


"Tales of the Gold Monkey" lasted barely a season, but I thought it was fun.


Both of these

Cyia
04-04-2012, 08:48 PM
Quantum Leap. I know there were tie-in books, but I didn't think much of them. Would have been great if a sci-fi writer had been commissioned.

Anything to undo that awful ending they tacked onto the last episode.

Also -- Pushing Daisies.

CrastersBabies
04-05-2012, 02:36 AM
Carnivale. I watched it last year and was gutted when I realized there were no more episodes.

I'm still traumatized. Though I did read an interview with the creator.... (highlight to see spoiler). He basically said that >>>> Jonesy did not die.... <<<

CrastersBabies
04-05-2012, 02:38 AM
Firefly and Farscape! I've got to check out carnivale now! :D

Here's your opening monologue. First 30 seconds of the show:

"Before the Beginning, after the great war between Heaven and Hell, God created the Earth and gave dominion over it to the crafty ape he called Man. And to each generation was born a Creature of Light and a Creature of Darkness... and great armies clashed by night in the ancient war between good and evil. There was magic then. Nobility. And unimaginable cruelty. And so it was until the day that a false sun exploded over Trinity, and man forever traded away wonder for reason."

Very dark. Set in the 1930s. Very meticulous character-building. Season 1 is a slow burn. Builds and builds and the season finale makes you go, "holy BLEEP!"

Then season to takes off RUNNING.

Anything with Clancy Brown is worth checking out, imho. If you do watch it, start a thread here, or resurrect the old one. I'd definitely be on board for rehashing some old theories and fan-girl moments. :)

Darkshore
04-05-2012, 06:41 AM
Firefly. It's just got soo much of what I love.

thebloodfiend
04-05-2012, 07:01 AM
The United States of Tara.
X-Files.
Clarissa Explains It All.

warofthesparks
04-05-2012, 07:20 PM
Dollhouse has an on going graphic novel. I just read volume 1. It's good. It's a bit sappy for my tastes but good.


Oh, really? Apparently, I haven't been paying attention, because I had no idea. All right, thanks, I guess I'll go searching for that.

defyalllogic
04-06-2012, 12:44 AM
Oh, really? Apparently, I haven't been paying attention, because I had no idea. All right, thanks, I guess I'll go searching for that.

no need to search: https://digital.darkhorse.com/browse/81/

Mharvey
04-06-2012, 07:58 AM
Chalk me up as another for Firefly.

defyalllogic
04-06-2012, 05:22 PM
Chalk me up as another for Firefly.

Serenity /Firefly also got a graphic novel:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Serenity_(comics)

Kewii
04-06-2012, 05:47 PM
I'm adding Veronica Mars. I miss that show on a regular basis.

Diana_Rajchel
04-06-2012, 06:40 PM
Pushing Daisies (I heard about a comic book, did that ever happen?)
Veronica Mars
Wonderfalls

randi.lee
04-06-2012, 07:57 PM
Chalk me up as another for Firefly.

+1

warofthesparks
04-06-2012, 09:23 PM
no need to search: https://digital.darkhorse.com/browse/81/

Thanks. :hooray:

Kweei
04-07-2012, 02:10 AM
Anybody remember Brimstone? Lasted one season on the SF channel. Broke my heart when they cancelled it. So different.

Man, I loved that show. They never put it out on DVD either or else I would have bought it.

Renee Collins
04-07-2012, 02:31 AM
I just went to Youtube and watched the trailer for Carnivale. WHOAAAAA. Looks crazy good.

CrastersBabies
04-07-2012, 03:57 AM
Freaks and Geeks!

Mari Mitchell
04-23-2012, 07:10 AM
Carnivale
SG: Universe
Firefly

I'd take continuations in any form.

Agreed.

I also loved Pushing Daisies.

FrankiiGii
04-23-2012, 08:25 AM
Outsourced. I'm still heartbroken it got canceled :(

Lord Hierarch
04-23-2012, 08:29 AM
Stargate Universe. Free of budget, and the story can be continued without having to deal with any of that show trouble and the financial crisis.

A waste they haven't continued :(

dragonjax
04-23-2012, 03:11 PM
Definitely Carnivale.

I wish there would be a set of books about Caprica. I think that show had so much potential, but just -- JUST -- as it was truly finding its legs, bam! Cut. I was devastated.

Gilroy Cullen
04-23-2012, 04:25 PM
Tru Calling
Dollhouse
Firefly
Babylon 5 universe
The Pretender

Alpha Echo
04-23-2012, 10:33 PM
Another vote for:

My So-Called Life
Firefly
Dollhouse
The Wire

ETA: Ally McBeal

fireluxlou
04-23-2012, 10:36 PM
I wished for Buffy, now I wish I hadn't (if anyone has read Joss Whedon's continuation of it in graphic novel/comic book form. Ugh).