It was a tough day when we found out that Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles is on the verge of getting axed because not enough people are watching it. Quality-wise, there are way worse shows on TV that deserve to get cut first. We're celebrating the timely demise of Do Not Disturb (although it's still baffling how it got on the air in the first place), but here are some others that should hit the road... and fast.
1. Worst Week
We don't understand how this one lasted past the first week. This schlubby guy isn't funny, and he makes every situation unimaginably worse. And he doesn't even have a Terminator to blow stuff up.
2. Knight Rider
Okay, this one has cool explosions, but the plots suck. They might have been cool in the '80s, when they were on the first time, but putting your stars in insanely hot temperatures just so they have to peel off their clothing and show some skin is beyond ridiculous. Yes, even more so than a man from the future sending back a machine to protect his younger self.
Remember when this show used to be good? Think back. It was a long while ago. Now, they're cramming in every superhero they can think of to jazz things up, but still, this man of steel can't compare to the cool metal of a hot female terminator.
4. Private Practice
Well, it isn't quite as bad as it was last year. But had the writers strike not given this show a reprieve, it's doubtful it would still be haunting the airwaves with its dizzying mix of medical cases and sex. Is Dell hiding out at Oceanside, biding his time until he can save the future? Doubtful.
We loved the classic show. And this one started out somewhat decently, but now it's just plain old boring. And while Terminator may not be perfect, at least it usually isn't snooze-inducing. Unless Shirley Manson has secretly been hiding out disguised as an annoying teen and has plans to destroy West Beverly when she returns to her T-1001 form, this show should be terminated.
6. Lipstick Jungle
These women will never be as cool as the girls from Sex and the City, and even the addition of Mary Tyler Moore hasn't helped. And although they get points for killing off a character in the premiere and then laughing at the funeral, they lose them for the predictable plots and the lack of realism. We'll turn to Sarah Connor instead of Brooke Shields when we want to see a super mom in action.
7. Hole in the Wall
It's hysterical to watch fat people try and squeeze themselves through tiny holes in Styrofoam while blindfolded. Well, actually, not really. But someone thinks it is. And they just had the Rock of Love and Flavor of Love girls on... real original. Better to leave the feats of athleticism to the machines, who only need one chip in their head to be smarter than all of the RoL and FoL ladies combined.
8. 'Til Death
We just don't get this one. And they're making it worse by doubling them up. Twice the horror, none of the fun. Ratings aren't everything, and in a cage match, Summer Glau could totally kick Brad Garrett's ass.
9. One Tree Hill
This probably would have earned a higher spot on the list, but, honestly, we almost forgot it was still on. This show has way overstayed its welcome and deserves to be terminated, ASAP.
10. Gary Unmarried
Far from the worst show in the world. But was it based on a badass series of movies? Nope. Does it star the surprisingly awesome Brian Austin Green? Wrong again. Does Gary hire a Terminator to watch his kids? Strike three.
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