TV Shows No Revival

Dawson's Creek, Friends, FNL and Other Shows That Should Never Be Revived

For every Veronica Mars movie and every Gilmore Girls revival, there are dozens of other shows whose names inevitably come up after the words, “Bring back… !”

In fact, just this past weekend at the ATX Television Festival in Austin, Tex., the Ugly Betty reunion panel sparked the hashtag #hulubringbackuglybetty. But does the late ABC series, which wrapped in 2010 with a pretty terrific finale, really need a continuation?

Part of what makes storytelling such a satisfying art form is that it has a beginning, middle and end, like the delicious dessert at the finish of a three-course meal. So while we loved Ugly Betty — not to mention Friday Night Lights, Charmed, Chuck and many others — we’re perfectly happy with the seasons that we got, and don’t feel the need for seconds.

Click through the gallery below (or right here) to find out which shows we think should not get the revival treatment, then hit the comments with your picks. (Reboots are a whole different beast, so while we’re against a Dawson’s Creek reunion, we’re all for a present-day update with a new cast. Get on that, CW!)