11 TV Shows From the '80s That Fans Fought to Keep on Air (PHOTOS)


Television networks have a long history of cancelling TV shows prematurely, before they get a chance to develop their potential. But sometimes a show hits a nerve, and fans fight to keep it on air. As far back as the '80s, fans of shows such as Fame rallied to save their favorite programs and give them a second life.


Click through for 11 times that fans helped resuscitate a fledgling TV series.


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