The Americans aired for 17 episodes on NBC from January to May 1961. Darryl Hickman and Dick Davalos starred as brothers fighting on different sides during the Civil War. The two alternated as lead each week.
ABC yanked The Tammy Grimes Show off the air after just four episodes in September 1966. It was one of the quickest cancellations in television history. Tammy Grimes, Richard Sargent, and Hiram Sherman starred.
Tom Irwin starred in this unique half-hour drama series as an elderly man in the year 2035 looking back on his life. ABC pulled after two episodes had aired but later burned off four others, leaving one unaired.
Richard Crenna starred in this CBS drama that was a critical darling when it premiered in September 1964. But viewers didn’t tune in. CBS surprisingly renewed the series only to cancel it a few weeks into the 1965-1966 season.
Susan Peters, paralyzed from the waist down in a 1945 hunting accident, starred in this daily, 15-minute soap opera that ran on NBC from March to December 1951. Peters played a young attorney. Little is known about the series and only two episodes are known to exist.
My World and Welcome To It was a critically acclaimed but short-lived sitcom based on the works of humorist James Thurber. It ran on NBC during the 1969-1970 season. William Windom starred.