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9 Famous TV Flops


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Turn-on

On February 5, 1969, Turn-On, became the first show to get canceled before the premier episode had finished airing. Created by Ed Friendly and George Schlatter, producers of Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In, this show used a barrage of "hi-tech" media such as computer graphics, animation, signs flashing sexual innuendos, and electronically distorted, synthesized music. Guests included Tim Conway, who later did a long run on The Carol Burnett Show, but Turn-On was turned off by most everyone who tuned in.