T5W – Series That Got Worse with Each Book/Season

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It’s that time of the week again when I bring you the Top 5 Wednesdays, created by gingerreadslainey and hosted by Sam @ThoughtsOnTomes. If you want to know how T5W works you can go to the Goodreads group by clicking here. This week theme is Series That Got Worse with Each Book/Season: 

– I opened this topic up to TV as well (which T5W is always open to by the way if you can’t think of book answers), but I think this topic is especially good for books and TV. What series started out strong but got increasingly worse with each book? –

I’m going to be honest here, normally I’m quite lucky and most of the series I read/watch get better with each book/season. Unfortunately that doesn’t happen all the time and there are some books or TV shows that got worse on my opinion and I even stopped reading/watching some of them because of that. Once again, I’m not going to talk about my choices but I have one thing to say about on of my picks today… I refuse to acknowledge a certain series finale of a certain show that I used to love. THAT EPISODE DIDN’T HAPPEN OKAY?? So here are some of the Series That Got Worse with Each Book/Season:

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These are some of the Series That Got Worse with Each Book/Season in my opinion. What about you? What did you include in your tops this week?

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9 thoughts on “T5W – Series That Got Worse with Each Book/Season

  1. I haven’t watched the entire “HIMYM” series, but I have heard so many negative things about the series finale! I honestly couldn’t think of much for this week’s T5W so I’m not participating, as I don’t watch a ton of TV and I mostly read standalones. Two TV series I can think of though are both ABC Family (now Freeform) shows: “Chasing Life” and “Young and Hungry.” I think they went on longer than they should have, especially “Chasing Life”…although they cancelled it at a really awkward point in the series so my husband and I were put off by that. “Young and Hungry” just…well, it just stopped being funny. It seemed as if the writers were just running it into the ground.

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  2. Hi Catia.
    ‘Battlestar Galactica’ {not the one from the seventies} was the greatest thing on tv ever for the first two and a half seasons. Then Hollywood had a writers union strike. The show never recovered. They ended with five seasons {I think}. It was promised in the openiing credits for the first four years that they had a plan. We the fans expected a proper arc, but the series ended in a haphazard mess.
    ‘Arrow’ was fantastic in its first season, but has dropped into severe mediocrity.
    ‘Gotham’ struggled with its story-telling for its first two and a half seasons, but now, has finally found the right balance.
    Happy Reading and Watching!
    ~Icky. 🙂

    Crass self-promotion alert!
    {I am an author. I have a book series with ten novels to date. I have developed my style of writing over the course of the series. Some people may think that my writing has gotten better, and some may think it has gotten worse. I like to think that it has improved.}
    https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B01M8KZIFJ/ref=series_rw_dp_sw

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