Freaks and Geeks is an American teen television comedy-drama series created by Paul Feig and Judd Apatow Feig and executive produced, aired on NBC during the 1999-2000 television season. Eighteen episodes completed, but the series was canceled after only twelve were sent.
A fan-led campaign convinced NBC three episodes aired in July 2000; the three remaining unaired episodes have not been seen until September this year, when the network via the Fox Family Channel cable broadcast in syndication them. The complete series was later released on DVD.
Freaks and Geeks has a devoted cult following. The series was shown in the 2007 ‘100 greatest performances of all time “by the magazine Time list, as well as placing third on their list of the greatest television shows from the 2000s In 2007 Freaks and Geeks 21 TV Up Cult Guides show ever. In 2008, Entertainment Weekly ranked series best 13 of the last 25 years. The same year, AOL TV Show called the best school ever. In 2013 he recorded TV Guide in the list of the 60 greatest dramas of all time, and is ranked # 1 on its list of the 60 shows that were “set too early.”