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Lessons in ChemistryLessons in Chemistry
Apple TV+, 2023 Cancelled/Ended | Drama | ► Trailer
Rating: 4.1/5

Series based on the upcoming debut novel from author, science editor, and copywriter Bonnie Garmus. Set in the early 1960s, "Lessons in Chemistry" follows Elizabeth Zott, whose dream of being a scientist is put on hold in a society deeming that women belong in the domestic sphere, not the professional one.


Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate EventsLemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events
Netflix, 2017 Cancelled/Ended | Comedy, Drama, Family, Adventure | ► Trailer
Rating: 4.1/5

When a massive fire kills their parents, three children are delivered to the custody of cousin and stage actor Count Olaf, who is secretly plotting to steal their parents' vast fortune.


The TerrorThe Terror
AMC, 2018 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Adventure, Mystery, Thriller | ► Trailer
Rating: 4.1/5

This is a drama based on Dan Simmons's 2007 best-selling novel set in 1847 when the crew of a Royal Naval expedition to find the Arctic's treacherous Northwest Passage discovers instead a monstrous predator.


Station ElevenStation Eleven
HBO Max, 2021 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Mystery, Thriller, Sci-Fi | ► Trailer
Rating: 3.3/5

A post-apocalyptic saga spanning multiple timelines, telling the stories of survivors of a devastating flu as they attempt to rebuild and reimagine the world anew while holding on to the best of what's been lost.


RatchedRatched
Netflix, 2020 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Crime, Mystery, Thriller | ► Trailer
Rating: 3.6/5

A marquee new drama series from Ryan Murphy, with Sarah Paulson set to star as a younger version of the diabolical Nurse Ratched from "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest", Ratched is an origins story, beginning in 1947, which will follow Ratched's journey and evolution from nurse to full-fledged monster. The series will track her murderous progression through the mental health care system.


Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective AgencyDirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency
BBC America, 2016 Cancelled/Ended | Comedy, Action, Adventure, Mystery | ► Trailer
Rating: 4.4/5

The series is an adaptation of Douglas Adams' (Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, Doctor Who) comic novels, Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency.


Wolf PackWolf Pack
Paramount+, 2023 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Supernatural | ► Trailer
Rating: 3.8/5

Based on the book series by Edo van Belkom, Wolf Pack follows a teenage boy and girl whose lives are changed forever when a California wildfire awakens a terrifying supernatural creature and drives it to attack a highway traffic jam beneath the burning hills. Wounded in the chaos, the boy and girl are inexplicably drawn to each other and to two other teenagers who were adopted sixteen years earlier by a park ranger after another mysterious wildfire. As the full moon rises, all four teens come together to unravel the secret that connects them - the bite and blood of a werewolf.


Dan Brown's The Lost SymbolDan Brown's The Lost Symbol
Peacock, 2021 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Mystery, Thriller | ► Trailer
Rating: 3.7/5

Based on Dan Brown's international bestselling thriller "The Lost Symbol," the series follows the early adventures of young Harvard symbologist Robert Langdon, who must solve a series of deadly puzzles to save his kidnapped mentor and thwart a chilling global conspiracy.


Defending JacobDefending Jacob
Apple TV+, 2020 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Crime, Mystery, Thriller | ► Trailer
Rating: 4.3/5

Defending Jacob is a gripping, character-driven thriller based on William Landay's 2012 novel published by Random House. The book tells the story of a father dealing with the accusation that his son is a 14-year-old murderer.


The Fall of the House of UsherThe Fall of the House of Usher
Netflix, 2023 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Horror | ► Trailer
Rating: 4.3/5

Based on Edgar Allan Poe's short story with the same title. It features themes of madness, family, isolation and metaphysical identities.