According to Reddit, Best TV Shows That Didn’t Get Emmy Nominations

Like many award ceremonies, the annual Emmys also have their fair share of awards. In some cases, the public prefers the wire And the leftovers Getting a few nominations but it’s hard to secure any win. In other cases, some modern cult classics don’t even make the final cut.

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Based on the opinions of many frustrated and disappointed Reddit users, some of these shows like Extension And the Veronica Mars She was a bit too genre specific for Emmys taste. However, these shows still have an excellent legacy among fans, and there are bound to be awards to prove their worth. In some other cases, broadcast rights on US soil may prevent acclaimed shows from making the cut. Doctor Who and many popular anime series didn’t fall in love with Emmy for this reason.

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Extension

The Expanse Season 6 Rocinante Crew

Extension It is arguably one of the best science fiction TV shows to watch right now. Coming to a close this year, the original Six Seasons edition of Prime revolved around an intergalactic future where Mars and Earth go to war against each other. A bigger mystery unfolds as a ship captain and detective investigate the disappearance of a young girl.

With a fresh sci-fi story that doesn’t imitate any previous space franchises, the series is also very faithful to James S.A. Corey’s novels. Despite having a committed fan base, Extension He failed to receive any Emmys nominations. As Reddit user ISellAwesome said, “Extension It was criminally ignored.”


Doctor from

Jodi Whitaker in Doctor Who

Despite the immense popularity of Doctor Who’s time-traveling adventures, the decades-old BBC show never managed to cut the Emmys due to its disqualification as a British TV show like Doctor from.

When BBC America served as co-producer of the franchise, it finally received a nomination but that’s also for the Outstanding Interactive Derivative Program category. Doctor Who: The Runaway It was just a standalone animated display with an interactive visual experience. So, Doctor from As a series on its own it has yet to get some Emmy love. THe_DOHnut OP notes, “It’s a very, very simple award” while an unknown user adds “It’s nothing big but great to see the program get some recognition!”


Invincible

Indomitable holds a titan in flight

Invincible It is an adult animation show that upends the superhero genre with mature violence and self-conscious humor. The first season of the superhero drama has been highly praised as a breath of fresh air in the packed genre. With special praise for his writing and the vocal talents of Stephen Yun and J.K. Simmons, Invincible It was expected to sweep the animated Emmys categories.

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Unfortunately, the Emmys couldn’t catch the hype around this mod for the Image Comics series. When it comes to premium animation software, 2021 Invincible It was discarded in favor of shows like The Simpsons and Bob’s Burgers (shows that had already been nominated many times in previous seasons). The disdain angered the Reddit panel with users like TheJonExp saying, “The Emmy Awards are a joke.” Then there are fans who are convinced though Invincible Currently Emmy-less, the show still has a dedicated fan base. “It wouldn’t be a competition if it included indomitable,” Lord Chamberbut summed it up.


Veronica Mars

Kristen Bell as Veronica Mars in Veronica Mars

Police thriller series Veronica Mars Added to one of Kristen Bell’s best roles that will have more fame good place. Although the latter managed to secure a few names, the former did not secure any of them.

Perhaps, it may be because she likes police thrillers Veronica Mars With difficulty making a cut Emmy at all. As Reddit user johnadreams noted, “Using things like Veronica Mars… I can understand that these shows were too kind for the awards committee.” Another user named Interbell still lamented the fact that “(Kristen Bell) should have really gotten the proper awards for Veronica Mars,” she said.


Castlevania

Trailer Art for Castlevania Season 2 of Netflix Featuring Trevor, Siva and Alucard

Based on the games of the same name, Netflix’s Castlevania It is a very violent tale of vampires, witches and many mystical beings. The series has been noted for its loyal take on the lore of the game along with positive reviews in terms of voice acting and animation.

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Redditor OMG2Reddit writes enthusiastically, “Holy F*** CastlevaniaEmmy’s animation must win! In fact, throw all the Emmys in this gorgeous masterpiece! With the show’s final season also disqualified for this year’s Emmys, Cow_other rejected the list of nominees for Outstanding Animation Program as a “horrible lineup.”

steven universe

Figures steven universe They are intergalactic warriors who meet the titular hero, an unexpected ally who inherits powers from a magical gemstone. Stephen’s incompetence puts the team in hilarious situations that form the basis of this surreal children’s show.

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Although Cartoon Network was produced, steven universe He didn’t get much exposure at the Emmys. PretendMarsupial 9 noted that this was a sad development as the animation not only boasted great episodes and stellar music but was also a standout show of LGBTQIA+ representation. For example, Stevonnie’s character is presented as a bisexual and non-binary fusion of Stephen and Coon.

space dandy

The main crew of Space Dandy seems curious.

space dandy It is a strange space comedy that deals with the daily adventures of a bounty hunter. However, just like a lot of other anime series, space dandy He had no chance of competing at the Emmys. There may be a reason to ignore such cartoons, as ValiantSerpant states how the awards require that “the show must originally air on American television…between 6:00 p.m. and 2:00 a.m., and to at least 50 percent from the country.”

Despite this limitation, another user SonicFrost adds that space dandy He would still be eligible. In their words, “It was broadcast at 11:30 p.m. in the United States on a major television network across the country before being broadcast in Japan.” It’s no surprise to find a slightly more intense anime that doesn’t receive a nomination when even popular recent anime shows have never competed in awards.


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