The Fall TV season is dominated by shows based on comic books or zombies, with at least two shows whose origins are in comic books about zombies. However, there are still a few shows that slipped through the cracks…
11. Arkham Reunion – 30 years in the future, a group of former Batman villains return to where they were incarcerated and reminisce about the good old days.
10. Rip van Winkle – Since Sleepy Hollow did so well, someone decided to adapt Washington Irving’s other famous work. A man wakes up after sleeping for 40 years, only to find out that his beard is one of the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse.
9. The Simple Death – Cultures collide as Paris Hilton and Nicole Richie move in with a family of zombies, and find that they aren’t so different after all.
8. The Rise and Fall of Arsenal – A spin-off from the popular Arrow show, this follows sidekick Roy Harper as he becomes a superhero in his own right, then goes crazy and starts throwing cats at people.
7. iZombie – A former Apple product user manages to make a clean break from the cult, and now tries to rescue and deprogram other people whom have fallen under Apple’s evil spell.
6. The Wil Wheaton Apology – Former ST:TNG cast member and nerd icon Wil Wheaton returns to television to beg the forgiveness of his fans for the first season of The Wil Wheaton Project.
5. Fake Boss – A reality courtroom show where a panel of well-known Internet trolls pass judgment over who is a “Real” geek and who isn’t.
4. Once Upon a Time in the Old West – Paul Bunyan, Pecos Bill, and Johnny Appleseed step out of the Americana story books and enter modern life. In the pilot episode, Paul Bunyan must find a veterinarian who specializes in giant blue oxen.
3. X Nation – After a global nymphomania pandemic ravages the earth, a group of soldiers must escort the last uninfected human to a medical base on the other side of the country, and protect his virginity from the lust-filled hordes.
2. God’s Cosmos – Jenny McCarthy hosts this show about science and the history of the universe, as seen through the eyes of a Young Earth Creationist.
1. Marvel’s Agents of S.H.E.L.L. – An elite team of trouble shooters travel the globe solving problems that endanger the profits of the American petrochemical industry.