), neither got the opportunity to shine in this oatmeal sitcom. 9. Still, this spin-off of Buffy the Vampire Slayer was an incredibly strong drama, especially once it established itself and no longer relied on cases of the week each episode. Modern MenBefore he charmed the world on New Girl -- but after he'd charmed the world on Veronica Mars -- Max Greenfield starred alongside Eric Lively and Josh Braaten in Modern Men, a situational comedy about three single friends who were really bad at relationships and hired a life coach (played by Jane Seymour, of all people) to help them in their pursuits. Despite the tired concept, the show found an audience and ran for six totally fine, but never outstanding seasons. Nick Freno: Licensed TeacherAfter a recurring role as White Mike on The Wayans Bros., Mitch Mullany landed another gig on The WB as the titular lead of this sitcom about an actor who pays his bills by being a substitute middle school teacher. criminals who were forced by a shadowy organization to take down other criminals in order to stay out of prison themselves. If the revival's half as good as the original, it won't be too bad. Reba was a show with a lot of heart, and a pretty killer theme song we still can't get out of our heads. Brutally NormalOnly five episodes ofBrutally Normalaired before it was yanked from the schedule, so if you don't remember it, that's to be expected. Kyle XY is about an alien (Matt Dallas) who looks just like a regular teen guy except that he has no belly button. The show still has time for songs about poop jokes and nostalgia for the first penis a woman ever saw. All my time was spent watching WB shows. In the vein ofMarried... With Children, Grounded for Life balanced a look at a loving family with the less wholesome aspects of the realities of raising a family. But what the sitcom did have going for it was the immensely engaging charm of its leading men, Shawn and Marlon Wayans, who played two go-getter brothers living in Harlem. Isolated from his ex-wife and daughter, he becomes a mentor to a group of troubled, sexy teens at a martial arts school, which included Missy Peregrym and Ray J. Cuse wasn't a creator on the series, so he can't be blamed for the show's absurd premise. Crazy Takes" were a collection of promos for shows on the Kids' WB!. I really don't have the capacity to be precise in this area, and don't really care enough to track down all the discrepancies. Created by American Pie's Chris and Paul Weitz, Off Centre shares the film's raunchy sense of humor (and star Eddie Kaye Thomas). 56. And you know what? The series went through a minor reboot after the first season, with Nick becoming a high school teacher, but ultimately none of the changes that were made were enough to save the show from cancellation. 60. Movie StarsBefore Harry Hamlin played a villainous action star onVeronica Mars, he played a lovable action star in The WB's Movie Stars. 47. What's the story?' 49. But it was the kind of fun summer fare that passed the days just fine. —Whitney Friedlander (Photo: The CW) 3. Starring Shiri Appleby as a wide-eyed high schooler who fell in with a gang of sexy teen aliens (Katherine Heigl, Jason Behr and Brendan Fehr), Roswell had it all: teen romance, government conspiracy theories and murder all smothered in a boatload of Tabasco and Snapple. Sure, the special effects haven't aged well and we're still not quite sure about those rhyming spells, but Charmed was a series that ultimately focused on the power of family, specifically sisterhood, and for that it deserves a prominent place in our hearts as well as WB history. Some programs were carried over to The CW, a network formed through a partnership between WB parent company Time Warner and UPN corporate parent CBS Corporation, in September 2006 following the closure of The WB. 34. But sadly, this short-lived drama lacked the reliable charm of the Law & Order or One Chicago franchises. The 1995 comedy starred Kirk Cameron, who'd risen to popularity thanks to his role on Growing Pains. Although Saturday Night Live's Ellen Cleghorne had talent to spare, the material she was given to work with did her no favors. Mo was just the best. is a show based upon a group of kids known as "The Midnight Society". Legion of Super Heroes (2006… The title was a play on the characters' names (The WB really loved to name its shows after characters, in case you couldn't tell): Jacqueline Barrett (Amanda Peet) was the titular Jack, while Jill referred to her significant other, David Jillefsky (Ivan Sergei). By the show's second season, it's title had also been changed to just Zoe ... (pronounced Zoe Dot Dot Dot), and yeah, it makes sense it was canceled. The following is a list of programs broadcast by The WB. They were shown in the early 2000s, but very few have resurfaced. It was canceled after just one season. 53. Tarzan starred Vikings' Travis Fimmel as the titular hero, who is also the heir to a billion-dollar fortune and possesses super-human strength and agility. 77. Jack & BobbyAlthough it was canceled after just one season, Jack & Bobby -- playing off the famed Kennedys in title only -- was a wonderful little show about two teenage brothers (Matt Long and Logan Lerman), one of whom would go on to become president of the United States, being raised by a single mother. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. The Cat&Birdy Warneroonie PinkyBrainy Big Cartoonie Show (1999–2000) 7. The problem is, it was just so... bland. 68. Gilmore Girls is an absolutely iconic show. Smart GuySmart Guy was just solid TV. It followed Will Krudski (Rodney Scott), a childhood friend of Dawson, Pacey and Joey who was introduced at the end of Season 3 with the sole purpose of launching this spin-off. Floppy and Nikki Cox was its breakout star. 38. SmallvilleYou might think that a show that ran for 10 seasons across both The WB and The CW would be even higher on this list, but the truth is, there were a lot of great programs on The WB, and some were simply stronger than others. 4 ROAD ROVERS. Nikki Nikki was a comedy created specifically for Nikki Cox, who'd become the breakout star of The WB comedy Unhappily Ever After, but the show lasted just two seasons due to its low ratings. But fortunately, The WB picked it up and eventually ordered an additional two seasons. Nanny fans also got a treat whenever Fran's ex-husband stopped by, given that he was played by Mr. Sheffield himself, Charles Shaughnessy. The premise was simple: When Tanya's (Peete) best friend, a white single mom, hit a rough patch in her life, Tanya invited her and her teenage son to move in with her family. Recommended to you based on your activity and what's popular • Feedback EverwoodShows like Everwood seem to be a thing of the past, and it's a shame. He wakes up in a forest in Seattle and is taken in by the Trager family, who gives him the name Kyle. Jackie Chan Adventures; Static Shock; The Zeta Project; X-Men: Evolution; 2001-2002 [edit | edit source] Yu-Gi-Oh! Vampire HighBefore vampires were absolutely everywhere, The WB had Vampire High. By tackling universal stories through unique perspectives that played out via narratives based in metaphor, Buffy stood out from other programs featuring high school-aged protagonists. Literal demons stood in for the horrible people encountered as a young adult, and when it came time for Buffy to lose her virginity, the show used Angel losing his soul and becoming a monster to comment on relationship dynamics and social stigmas. There was family drama (of course) and a love triangle (why not) in this terribly rote series about what happens when a small coastal town gets caught up between progress (represented by Dennis) and tradition (represented by Dennis' townie brother). Set in the fictional town of Magic Beach (yes, really) and paired with the wholesome family drama 7th Heaven, the series followed John (Gregory Harrison), a widower and the local sheriff who worked to solve his wife's murder while also raising three sons. Sister, Sisterstarred Tia and Tamera Mowry as twins who were separated at birth but reunited under one roof with their adoptive parents 14 years later. (Saturday Mornings, 1995–2006) 45. Birds of PreyThere's a reason Warner Bros. is developing two Birds of Prey scripts right now: the premise is great -- in this show, Barbara Gordon (Dina Meyer), Dinah Lance (Rachel Skarsten) and Helena Kyle (Ashley Scott) team up to protect Gotham from metahumans and Harley Quinn (Mia Sara). The last sitcom to debut on ABC's classic "TGIF" block, ... 1995–2000, NBC. (1995–1997) 11. Glory DaysOriginally created in the vein of Dawson's Creek by Dawson's Creek creator Kevin Williamson, the 2002 midseason seriesGlory Days was eventually retooled to feature a mystery element because the young-skewing network was struggling in the ratings. 44. The WB is as important to who we used to be as it is to who we are today, and as a result, it's not completely strange to feel pity for the teens of 2018 who are growing up with more TV shows than they could possibly ever watch, but who may never know what it feels like to come of age in a world where TV shows like Dawson's Creek had the ability to become cultural juggernauts. Cleghorne!First off, we automatically love any show with an exclamation point in its title, because this comedy wasn't just called Cleghorne, it's CLEGHORNE!And that's way more fun to say. Batman: The Animated Series (1997–2000) 4. 66. TwinsSara Gilbert and Molly Stanton starred in this comedy about a pair of twins who are polar opposites. Popular TV Shows 2000. But because this was a WB show, Ava's ex-boyfriend (Shawn Christian), her BFF (Merrin Dungey) and an Australian surfer (Ryan Kwanten) also shared Ava's gorgeous beach house and helped her raise the kids. Like FamilyBefore Dan Fogelman created This Is Us, he gave the world Like Family, a one-season sitcom starring Holly Robinson Peete and Kevin Michael Richardson. And then there are the WB television series that will probably never be revived on Netflix, and are probably best to forget altogether. CharmedMuch like fan-favorite series Roswell, there's a good reason The CW rebooted Charmed, and it's because the original WB series, which ran for eight seasons, was a ton of fun. Pulled after only five episodes, The O'Keefesbecame the center of controversy among parents of homeschooled children who were offended by the show's negative portrayal of homeschooling. One was married and pregnant, one had just been dumped by a longtime boyfriend, one was making some questionable choices and one was in college. It was your pretty standard multi-camera comedy, and while it certainly wasn't the worst WB series ever made, it was still rather uninspired. Jack & JillThe WB was seriously killing the teen-programming game by the time Jack & Jilldebuted in the early 2000s. There's currently a potential revival of the high-energy sitcom in the works and you know what? Zoe, Duncan, Jack and JaneAfter the success of midseason replacements Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Dawson's Creek, The WB was bound to have a midseason dud, and that show was Zoe, Duncan, Jack and Jane. For instance, there was also Felicity's (Keri Russell) iconic hair and subsequent Season 2 haircut! Off CentreIf you've seen American Pie more than three times, you're probably wondering why Off Centreisn't at the top of this list. The best TV shows on the WB network did more than entertain us - they affected our everyday lives. The Batman (2004–2008) 3. Still, it was more successful than a lot of the programs The WB tried over the years. After Roger decided he wanted to live, he fixed Jason's car and then convinced him to end his engagement. Well, if you must know, it was a 1998 comedy about an army sergeant, played by David Anthony Higgins, whom you may recognize from shows like Ellenand Malcolm in the Middle. Starring Mike O'Malley, the bizarre sitcom followed a group of unexpected friends who met when Jason (Maurice Godin) convinced a formerly homeless, suicidal man Roger (O'Malley) not to jump off the bridge where Jason's car had just broken down. This comedy about four high school friends (Selma Blair, David Moscow, Michael Rosenbaum, and Azura Skye) tried too hard and was never quite as funny as it thought it was. Alright AlreadyAlright Already stared Carol Leifer as a single woman who opens up an optometry shop with her best friend. I said, 'Uh, wait! 1. Batman Beyond (1999–2001) 5. The series, which also starred Rider Strong, Josh Hopkins, Brooke Burns and Lindsay Price, wasn't one of the few that made the move to the new network, and you know, that's probably all right. ThreeThere are terrible titles that tell you nothing about the show and then there are terrible titles that tell you nothing about the show. The Steve Harvey ShowThe premise ofThe Steve Harvey Showis disappointingly familiar: washed-up performer (Steve Harvey) is forced to become a teacher at an inner-city school only to find his calling helping a motley crew of students. Debuting in 2000, it's still popular among fans today. Brotherly LoveDid you remember that Brotherly Love, a wholesome and charming show about three brothers named Joe, Matt and Andy, played by real brothers Joey, Matthew and Andy Lawrence, respectively, aired on The WB? So yeah, this existed. Unfortunately, it was never as good as it probably could have been, and that's kind of a shame. 70. 67. The Jamie Foxx ShowJamie Foxx may have an Oscar and a Golden Globe under his belt now, but back in the day he was a WB star headlining his own family sitcom. It was heartfelt, family-friendly and a whole lot of fun -- especially any scene featuring Mo (Omar Gooding). Anyway, each week featured some mystery that needed to be solved, but the real mystery surrounding Glory Days was why it had nothing to do with Bruce Springsteen. Although it took a few years for The WB to find its true calling as the home for quality teen-centered series like Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Felicity, it was a network that eventually came to define a generation. Johnny Test (2005–2008) 13. Run of the HouseIt's hard to be mad at Run of the House for being so mediocre. ), the series followed three (oh, look!) 29. Really! The show wasn't a flop or a hit and wound up canceled after only one season. The Tom ShowAfter Tom Arnold's divorce from Roseanne Barr, he starred in this failed sitcom about a man who gets divorced from his famous wife. Life with RogerEvery now and again, The WB took a big swing, and Life with Roger definitely qualifies. The series ran for two seasons before it faded into obscurity. 14. But when the kids were allowed to attend public school, "comedy" ensued. PopularRyan Murphy may now be an A-list Hollywood super-producer, but back in 1999 his career was just getting started with this teen dramedy about two polar opposite teenage girls (Leslie Bibb and Carly Pope) whose parents met on a cruise ship and got engaged. Members meet in the woods and take turns telling their own spooky tales. Anyone who grew up watching the three generations of Gilmore women -- Lorelai (Lauren Graham), Rory (Alexis Bledel) and Emily (Kelly Bishop) -- trying to find their way in the world and as a family likely found themselves at some point wishing their own mother was just like Lorelei or that they'd one day have the biting wit of Emily or the love life of Rory. The Parent 'HoodThe Parent 'Hoodis far from being one of the more definitive WB shows, but it sure was charming. SavannahCreated by Constance M. Burge, who would also create the long-running Charmed a few years later, Savannah was a prime-time soap produced by Aaron Spelling and The WB's first one-hour program. Now, let's all continue pretending Connor didn't exist. In 2018, the things you're likely to remember about the show are that it featured a talking toy bunny named Mr. Family Affair Family Affair was a remake of the popular 1960s series of the same name about a bachelor who has to raise his orphaned nieces and nephews. Although the comedy was canceled after one season, Anderson's talent shone through and we do wonder how the show would have grown if given the chance. With its supernatural-noir vibe, Angel and his ragtag team of rogue demon hunters, brilliant scientists, and general world-saving heroes not only helped the helpless, but they also stopped apocalypse after apocalypse. It was also pretty absurd and even idiotic at times, but boy was this show fun. 39. The series aired on Nickelodeon in the United States as part of their SNICK line-up in 1992. During the '90s, NBC aired shows aimed at teens in a Saturday morning block called TNBC. Although the show was not very good and received very low ratings -- it was canceled after just one season -- the cast was littered with other familiar faces, including those of Oliver Hudson, Alana de la Garza, Mitch Pileggi, Tommy Dewey, and Barbara Hershey. From The TV IV < Kids' WB! 7. To this day, Tess remains the absolute worst. We've got Bob Saget, Brie Larson, Kat Dennings and Meagan Good all in one forgotten WB sitcom. 32. 1. Anyone remember and love this line as much as I do? But you know, this show actually might have been a lot better had it been about a hot serial killer who returns to his hometown instead of about a hot software guy returning home. 72. For every The Departed, there's been a Kangaroo Jack. With its odd mix of comedy and courtroom drama, Just Legalnever really fit in on The WB, but both Baruchel and Johnson worked overtime to elevate the nondescript procedural. They took the form of outtake reels, with clips from the shows being edited to make it look like the "actors" were having goof-ups. 57. Reboots are all the rage with the likes of Netflix’s new shows; Pokémon Journeys: The Series and Transformers: War For Cybertron.. 24. Co-created by a total nobody named Greg Berlanti, the series was intelligent and endearing, using flash-forward interviews to the future to interesting effect. https://www.fame10.com/entertainment/7-forgotten-shows-from-the-2000s And we've already forgotten about it again. Shawn and Marlon's energy consistently elevated the material and left viewers wishing that they were part of the Wayans family too, both onscreen and off. "The Amanda Show" Nickelodeon. (Weekday Mornings, 1997–2001) Just LegalTwo words for you: Skip Ross. But bonus points for featuring Debi Mazar in a recurring role! 6. The O'KeefesThis sitcom starred Judge Reinhold and Kirsten Nelson as parents who homeschooled their three extremely sheltered children for most of their lives. Predictable antics ensued, but they definitely are wb shows 2000s forgotten Fox, grounded for the. Sitcom to debut on ABC 's classic `` TGIF '' block,...,! For as good as it introduced us to the table similar show, you do: it a... 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