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YEAR IN TV: 4 series worth remembering

YEAR IN TV: 4 series worth remembering

OFF AIR: More than 150 shows ended in 2013 or announced their final seasons. Photo: Associated Press, clipart.com

More than 150 TV shows got the ax in 2013 and we’re willing to bet at least one of your favorites was among them. Below are four of the most popular shows to either get canceled or come to an end this year.

“30 Rock”
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This image shows Tina Fey as Liz Lemon, left, and Jane Krakowski as Jenna Maroney in a scene from the series finale of “30 Rock,” which aired on Jan. 31. (AP Photo/NBC, Ali Goldstein)

“Breaking Bad”
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This image released by AMC shows Bryan Cranston as Walter White, left, and Aaron Paul as Jesse Pinkman in a scene from “Breaking Bad.” (AP Photo/AMC, Frank Ockenfels)

“Dexter”
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This image released by Showtime shows Michael C. Hall as Dexter Morgan in a scene from “Dexter.” The final episode aired in September. (AP Photo/Showtime, Randy Tepper)

“The Office”
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This image released by NBC shows the cast of “The Office,” from left, Phyllis Smith as Phyllis Vance, Jenna Fischer as Pam Beesly Halpert, Jake Lacy as Pete, Rainn Wilson as Dwight Schrute, Ellie Kemper as Erin Hannon, right, in a scene from the series finale. (AP Photo/NBC, Chris Haston)

Read the complete list of TV shows canceled in 2013 at TVSeriesFinale.com

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