The purpose of this thread is to rank what makes seasons watchable. Again: we're ranking seasons by watchability. Was a season fun and/or suspenseful to follow throughout? Did it waver and/or drag at times? Or was it predictable, unfun, and/or disappointing? Upvote and downvote seasons you've seen based on these criteria.
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CBS doesn't want to air it as much anymore, and Hulu already has ownership of all previous seasons. The show does better than the majority of the mediocre new shows that CBS puts out there and isn't too expensive to produce. I think Hulu could make a deal happen unless there was some complications
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