Freaks and Geeks is an American period teen comedy-drama television series, created by Paul Feig, with Judd Apatow as executive producer, that aired on NBC during the 1999–2000 television season.
Comedy-drama, occasionally known as dramedy, is a subgenre in contemporary forms of tragicomedy, especially in television, that combines elements of comedy and drama.
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Eighteen episodes were completed, but the series was canceled after only 12 had aired.
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A fan-led campaign persuaded NBC to broadcast three more episodes in July 2000; the three remaining unaired episodes, for a total of 18, aired that September on the cable network Fox Family Channel.
The series appeared on Time magazine's 2007 "100 Greatest Shows of All Time" list, and placed third on the magazine's list of greatest television shows of the 2000s.
In 2007, Freaks and Geeks ranked #21 on TV Guide's Top Cult Shows Ever.
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In 2008, Entertainment Weekly ranked it the 13th-best series of the past 25 years.
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The same year, AOL TV named it the Best School Show of All Time.
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In 2013 TV Guide included it in its list of The 60 Greatest Dramas of All Time, and ranked it #1 on their list of 60 shows that were "Cancelled Too Soon."