The Comeback's triumphant comeback is the stuff of fairy-tales. It was canceled in September 2005 after only one short season, but lived on in YouTube snippets and on DVD. And nine years later, it's getting a rebirth. Tonight. On HBO. The first of eight new episodes. And in case you missed the memo: Here's why our body hurts from laughing after watching the first five installments.
Naturally, every fan who was ever heartbroken over the loss of a beloved TV show is dying to know the secret formula. With all the fan campaigns launched each year to save canceled shows, how exactly did it happen that The Comeback was so lucky to get a second chance?