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

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'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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