After the sexual misconduct allegations came out against Kevin Spacey, the fate of “House of Cards” was plunged into doubt. As we write this, there has still been no official word on whether it will be cancelled, or if “House of Cards” will move forward without main character Frank Underwood.
But canning the lead actor is far from the most extreme situation a show could face. Plenty of shows have backed away from the cliff over worse — Heck, some have even been resuscitated after cancellation. Check out the gallery below to see shows that were on the brink of (possible) cancellation for one reason or another, and the last-ditch efforts that were made to save them.