Whether it was canceled or ended after several seasons, losing a favorite series is never easy! Let’s think about the good times and bid ‘farewell’ to shows we lost in 2021, before we fall in love with new shows in the new year.
[WARNING: Spoilers lie ahead!]
Six months after the second season dropped, Netflix gave this dark comedy the chop.
14. American Gods
Starz canceled the series after its third season and left fans with a major cliffhanger. There is a chance of a TV movie, so don’t give up hope just yet!
The video game adaptation received a happier ending after Trevor battled for the fate of humanity against the forces of darkness. Luckily, there’s a spinoff in the works set during the French Revolution!
12. Fruits Basket
The anime reboot ended in June as Tohru, the Somas, and all of their friends prepared for the next chapters of their lives.
11. On My Block
Watching the “Core Four” attend prom was an alright finale, however, Netflix didn’t give fans the fifth season they wanted! (Hopefully, its future spinoff Freeridge will make up for it.)
Where has the time gone? After twenty seasons, the Kardashian clan called it quits on their E! reality series… but with a new Hulu project on the way, it’s not really over!
The two-part finale left us with an empowering message for everyone "to be the hero of their own life,” while Kara finally abandoned her secret identity.
Scarlet magazine has a new editor-in-chief! After five seasons, Jane, Kat, and Sutton weren’t going to leave without some big surprises.
7. Good Girls
Gone too soon! Despite fan petitions to save the crime-dramedy, NBC canceled Good Girls after four seasons.
Eleven seasons later… April marked the end for both Shameless and the Gallagher family patriarch.
Cloud 9 closed in March, but it couldn’t shut down without a look back on all the great memories!
The moving finale of Atypical left off with Sam fulfilling his lifelong dream, and left fans with a lot of feelings!
3. Money Heist
The beloved Spanish series may have ended, but the phenomenon carries on with a future Korean version of the show and a Berlin spinoff!
After eight seasons, the emotional – and funny – finale of B99 gave fans one one more heist before their ‘goodbyes.’
The final episodes of Lucifer dropped in September, but going back to hell won’t keep fan-favorite, Lucifer Morningstar, from TV Time’s top characters anytime soon…
There are so many more shows we lost this year: Bosch, Pose, black-ish, Pen15, Prodigal Son, Lovecraft Country, American Housewife, Shrill, Zoey’s Extraordinary Playlist, Wynonna Earp, Younger… and the list goes on! Which series are you going to miss the most?
*”In Memoriam: Top Shows We Lost in 2021” is based on episodes tracked in TV Time from 1/1/21-12/9/21. This list includes series that have ended or were canceled in 2021, and does not include series in their current/upcoming final seasons.