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Frustrating cliffhangersAs we close out the first ten years of this millennium, it’s amazing how many great TV shows have been cancelled. Big as that list is, there are some that stand out more than others — mostly because they left us hanging. Here’s a list of 10 that deserved at least one more episode to wrap things up.

The 4400 — This show and The Dead Zone ran successfully for many years on USA. The ongoing mysteries of both shows kept viewers coming back for more each week. Unfortunately, the cable channel decided to be done with them in 2007. The shows and their viewers were left with unresolved cliffhangers. Of the the shows, 4400 seems a bit more tragic as it wasn’t on for as many seasons and Dead Zone fans have a freaky Christopher Walken movie.

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The Nine

The Nine

A complex character drama that unravels the mystery of what happened to nine strangers during a Los Angeles bank robbery and a 52-hour hostage situation. Chronological flashbacks of what transpired inside the bank opens each episode, and we learn how the events of the harrowing experience influence the characters' present day lives. The characters include bank teller and single mother Eva Rios (Lourdes Benedicto), Eva's sister and fellow bank teller Franny Rios (Camille Guaty), suicidal data processor Egan Foote (John Billingsley), social worker Lizzie Miller (Jessica Collins), police officer Nick Cavanaugh (Tim Daly), bank manager Malcolm Jones and his daughter Felicia (Chi McBride and Dana Davis), bank robber Lucas Dalton (Owain Yeoman), assistant district attorney Kathryn Hale (Kim Raver), and Kathryn's cardiothoracic surgeon boyfriend, Jeremy Kates (Scott Wolf).
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