Shafted: 15 TV Stand-Outs Who Deserved More Emmys

'The Wire,' Jon Hamm, MTV — you won't believe these these landmarks and legends have been given so little Emmy love

'The Critic'

It stinks...that Jon Lovitz's beloved cartoon movie critic was never nominated for anything animated-award-related at the Emmys. Created by Simpsons vets Al Jean and Mike Reiss, The Critic was possibly the most Woody Allen-esque cartoon in history, as every 30-minute episode was a keen-eyed animated look at relationships, off-kilter family trees, cinema and New York City. It only lasted for two shortened seasons of 23 total episodes, but this gem had a more lasting impact and larger cult following than, say, PBS' The Roman City, which won Outstanding Animated Program in 1994, one of The Critic's two years of eligibility.

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