(CNN) -- A few weeks into the fall TV season, and already one show is down for the count.
But let's look on the bright side. "The Beautiful Life" got at least two episodes in before the CW gave it the ax, spared from that TV-land rarity: the single episode show.
Although the jury's still out on which series will last to see this year's November sweeps, none of them (as their developers are certainly thankful about) can be lumped in with the truly cringe-worthy and sadly uninteresting one-episode wonders.
Here are some of the shows that saw the light of your television screen for just a single episode.