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10 TV Shows That Went From Great To Terrible SO FAST

They only needed one bad season (or one awful episode) to undo all their good work...

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Some shows really do drag their feet when it comes time for their decline.

Not every series can stick the landing and remain as gripping as ever throughout their final instalments, sure. But sometimes a show really does take its sweet time letting viewers down (cough The Simpsons cough).

It’s always disheartening when this occurs as longtime fans of the show can often convince themselves, like Homer with his suckling pig, that it’s still good despite the show’s best days being long gone. That’s why it’s sometimes better for a show to simply fall apart fast.

At least, that seems to be the mindset behind the show runners of the series that are listed here

In cases likes these, shows go from unmissable to unwatchable in a few episodes, a few scenes, or even one misjudged moment.

These are the shows which were derailed in an instant and never reclaimed their once impressive status amongst critics and viewers alike after the fact. Some struggled on for many more seasons, some ended almost the moments fans jumped ship, but all ten of these shows went from great to terrible right quick.

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