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5th Mar '18 3:36:05 PM RacattackForce
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5th Mar '18 3:34:11 PM RacattackForce
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* ''WesternAnimation/StevenUniverse'': The show's broadcast schedule became rather erratic following the first half of season one, when the series forwent the classic weekly format for the "bomb" format (a week of new episodes), with long months-long hiatuses between episodes that have only grown as the show has gone on (the worst being a five month-long hiatus in the middle of the fifth season). Needless to say, this erratic schedule has become quite... [[MemeticMutation notorious]] amongst the fandom, although it's worth noting that just about every show on Creator/CartoonNetwork [[AdoredByTheNetwork that isn't]] ''WesternAnimation/TeenTitansGo'' also gets this treatment (albeit to a much lesser extent).

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* ''WesternAnimation/StevenUniverse'': The show's broadcast schedule became rather erratic following the first half of season one, when the series forwent the classic weekly format for the "bomb" format (a week of new episodes), episodes aired daily), with long months-long hiatuses between episodes premieres that have only grown as the show has gone on (the worst being a five month-long hiatus in the middle of the fifth season). Needless to say, this erratic schedule has become quite... [[MemeticMutation notorious]] amongst the fandom, although it's worth noting that just about every show on Creator/CartoonNetwork [[AdoredByTheNetwork that isn't]] ''WesternAnimation/TeenTitansGo'' also gets this treatment (albeit to a much lesser extent).
5th Mar '18 3:32:39 PM RacattackForce
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* ''WesternAnimation/StevenUniverse'': The show's broadcast schedule became rather erratic following the first half of season one. There have been numerous hiatuses, as well as "bombs"óweeks where there would be one new episode a day (generally preceded and followed by lengthy hiatuses). The odd schedule also means that there have only been very short or even nonexistent season breaks. Needless to say, this erratic schedule has become quite... [[MemeticMutation notorious]] amongst the fandom, although it's worth noting that just about every show on Creator/CartoonNetwork [[AdoredByTheNetwork that isn't]] ''WesternAnimation/TeenTitansGo'' also gets this treatment.

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* ''WesternAnimation/StevenUniverse'': The show's broadcast schedule became rather erratic following the first half of season one. There have been numerous hiatuses, as well as "bombs"óweeks where there would be one one, when the series forwent the classic weekly format for the "bomb" format (a week of new episode a day (generally preceded and followed by lengthy hiatuses). The odd schedule also means episodes), with long months-long hiatuses between episodes that there have only been very short or even nonexistent season breaks.grown as the show has gone on (the worst being a five month-long hiatus in the middle of the fifth season). Needless to say, this erratic schedule has become quite... [[MemeticMutation notorious]] amongst the fandom, although it's worth noting that just about every show on Creator/CartoonNetwork [[AdoredByTheNetwork that isn't]] ''WesternAnimation/TeenTitansGo'' also gets this treatment.treatment (albeit to a much lesser extent).
28th Dec '17 11:03:33 AM NESBoy
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[[folder:Fan Works]]
* ''FanFic/NobodyDies'' got hit with this hard in February of 2012, where after chapter 110, it simply stopped updating for months. When questioned, the author responded that he had written himself into a corner and was trying to work out how to get the story back on track. As of January 2013, he may have found his answer, as he has seemingly once again posted some story updates.
* The last story update in [[FanFic/TheCATverse the [=CATverse=]]] was posted in October 2012, and in 2016 the writers announced an official hiatus from the series due to time commitments in real life.
* ''Godzilla: Replay'', the sequel to the ''Literature/NESGodzillaCreepypasta'', hasn't been updated since 2013, and the creator announced that the story is on an indefinite hiatus (although not cancelled).
* As of January 14th, 2017, ''Blog/ThePredespairKids'' sequel story, ''The Despair Kids,'' has been placed on hiatus for a few months. This is because Mod J is trying to avoid spoilers for ''VisualNovel/NewDanganronpaV3,'' which are annoyingly prevalent on Tumblr thanks to dataminers, until he plays the game for himself. Since the western release is confirmed for this year, he's calculated the hiatus should end sometime between March and July. Small updates, however, are also possible.

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[[folder:Fan Works]]
[[folder:Comic Book]]
* ''FanFic/NobodyDies'' got hit with this hard in February of 2012, where after chapter 110, it simply stopped updating for months. When questioned, the author responded that he had written himself ''ComikBook/MegaMan'' by Creator/ArchieComics was put into a corner and was trying to work out how to get the story back on track. As of January 2013, he may have found his answer, as he has seemingly once again posted some story updates.
* The last story update in [[FanFic/TheCATverse the [=CATverse=]]] was posted in October 2012, and in 2016 the writers announced an official
hiatus from on December 2015 right as the series due comic was all set to time commitments in real life.
* ''Godzilla: Replay'',
adapt the sequel events of ''VideoGame/MegaMan4''. Issue 55, the last one released before the hiatus, was set before issue 53 (since the preceding two issues were designed to lead directly to the ''Literature/NESGodzillaCreepypasta'', hasn't been updated since 2013, ''Mega Man 4'' storyline), and revolves around Dr. Light getting into an accident involving a time machine and seeing visions of the creator announced that future, specifically the story is on an indefinite hiatus (although classic games not cancelled).
* As of January 14th, 2017, ''Blog/ThePredespairKids'' sequel story, ''The Despair Kids,'' has been placed on hiatus for a few months. This is because Mod J is trying to avoid spoilers for ''VisualNovel/NewDanganronpaV3,'' which are annoyingly prevalent on Tumblr thanks to dataminers, until he plays
yet adapted into the game for himself. Since comic, along with the western release is confirmed for this year, he's calculated ''X'', ''Zero'', ''ZX'', and ''Legends'' subseries -- in other words, he gets to see the hiatus should end sometime between March and July. Small updates, however, are also possible.legacy of Mega Man.



[[folder:Live-Action TV]]
* ''Series/AllCreaturesGreatAndSmall'' went on one of these from 1982 to 1988, with two {{Christmas Episode}}s in between.
* Happened to ''Series/DoctorWho'' in the mid-80s; it was rested for 18 months. It then went on a much longer one in 1989, which lasted ''16 years'' (minus a TV movie in 1996, giving the world the gift of the Eighth Doctor). A similar thing happened in 2009; although five specials were produced after the Series 4 finale, the fifth series didn't air until 2010. This was in part to allow for a smoother transition to the new production team.
** Series 10 was pushed back to Spring 2017 from the originally planned Fall 2016 by Creator/TheBBC. The official explanation is to position the final season with Creator/StevenMoffat as showrunner as "event television" and to keep it from being overshadowed by such live events as the 2016 Summer Olympics. As a result of this delay, the only new episodes airing between Series 9 and 10 are the annual {{Christmas Episode}}s in 2015 and '16.
* ''Series/{{Torchwood}}'' did this this between ''Children of Earth'' (2009) and ''[[Series/TorchwoodMiracleDay Miracle Day]]'' (2011), because the producers needed to find an American network to take on the show in conjunction with the BBC.
* The producers of ''Series/ThankGodYoureHere'' took a break for a year before bringing the show back for a fourth season.
* The first season of ''Series/ThreeTwoOneContact'' aired in 1980, but due to funding constraints, the series went into reruns until 1983.
* ''Series/AlloAllo'' went on a two year hiatus from 1989 after lead actor Gordon Kaye suffered a horrific head injury, putting the entire future of the series in doubt. He went on to make a full recovery and the show successfully returned for 3 more seasons.
* ''Series/MisterRogersNeighborhood'' went on a three year hiatus starting from 1976 and lasting through 1979, during this period only repeats were shown.
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[[folder:Fan Works]]
* ''FanFic/NobodyDies'' got hit with this hard in February of 2012, where after chapter 110, it simply stopped updating for months. When questioned, the author responded that he had written himself into a corner and was trying to work out how to get the story back on track. As of January 2013, he may have found his answer, as he has seemingly once again posted some story updates.
* The last story update in [[FanFic/TheCATverse the [=CATverse=]]] was posted in October 2012, and in 2016 the writers announced an official hiatus from the series due to time commitments in real life.
* ''Godzilla: Replay'', the sequel to the ''Literature/NESGodzillaCreepypasta'', hasn't been updated since 2013, and the creator announced that the story is on an indefinite hiatus (although not cancelled).
* As of January 14th, 2017, ''Blog/ThePredespairKids'' sequel story, ''The Despair Kids,'' has been placed on hiatus for a few months. This is because Mod J is trying to avoid spoilers for ''VisualNovel/NewDanganronpaV3,'' which are annoyingly prevalent on Tumblr thanks to dataminers, until he plays the game for himself. Since the western release is confirmed for this year, he's calculated the hiatus should end sometime between March and July. Small updates, however, are also possible.
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[[folder:Live-Action TV]]
* ''Series/AllCreaturesGreatAndSmall'' went on one of these from 1982 to 1988, with two {{Christmas Episode}}s in between.
* Happened to ''Series/DoctorWho'' in the mid-80s; it was rested for 18 months. It then went on a much longer one in 1989, which lasted ''16 years'' (minus a TV movie in 1996, giving the world the gift of the Eighth Doctor). A similar thing happened in 2009; although five specials were produced after the Series 4 finale, the fifth series didn't air until 2010. This was in part to allow for a smoother transition to the new production team.
** Series 10 was pushed back to Spring 2017 from the originally planned Fall 2016 by Creator/TheBBC. The official explanation is to position the final season with Creator/StevenMoffat as showrunner as "event television" and to keep it from being overshadowed by such live events as the 2016 Summer Olympics. As a result of this delay, the only new episodes airing between Series 9 and 10 are the annual {{Christmas Episode}}s in 2015 and '16.
* ''Series/{{Torchwood}}'' did this this between ''Children of Earth'' (2009) and ''[[Series/TorchwoodMiracleDay Miracle Day]]'' (2011), because the producers needed to find an American network to take on the show in conjunction with the BBC.
* The producers of ''Series/ThankGodYoureHere'' took a break for a year before bringing the show back for a fourth season.
* The first season of ''Series/ThreeTwoOneContact'' aired in 1980, but due to funding constraints, the series went into reruns until 1983.
* ''Series/AlloAllo'' went on a two year hiatus from 1989 after lead actor Gordon Kaye suffered a horrific head injury, putting the entire future of the series in doubt. He went on to make a full recovery and the show successfully returned for 3 more seasons.
* ''Series/MisterRogersNeighborhood'' went on a three year hiatus starting from 1976 and lasting through 1979, during this period only repeats were shown.
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23rd Nov '17 1:52:20 AM Arawn999
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* ''Webcomic/HelloCthulhu'', thought to be an [[OrphanedSeries orphan]], was updated a whopping ''year-and-a-half'' after the 85th strip. Hopefully we'll get some more strips by 2015.

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* ''Webcomic/HelloCthulhu'', thought to be an [[OrphanedSeries orphan]], was updated a whopping ''year-and-a-half'' after the 85th strip. Hopefully we'll get some more strips by 2015.
9th Oct '17 3:30:09 AM jormis29
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* ''[[http://www.livingwithinsanity.com/index Living With Insanity]]'' took one while David was on vacation with no internet access and Paul was doing some work for Oni Press. Other than that, no major problems.

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* ''[[http://www.livingwithinsanity.com/index Living With Insanity]]'' took one while David was on vacation with no internet access and Paul was doing some work for Oni Press.Creator/OniPress. Other than that, no major problems.
21st Sep '17 7:12:49 AM jormis29
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** A relatively unknown hiatus between ''Bard Quest'' and ''Webcomic/ProblemSleuth'', lasting from July 2007 to March 2008. Back then, MSPA wasn't Hussie's main thing (that title went to ''Team Special Olympics''), and in addition, most of its details still weren't ironed out, causing the pause (and the discontinuing of ''Bard Quest'').

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** A relatively unknown hiatus between ''Bard Quest'' ''Webcomic/BardQuest'' and ''Webcomic/ProblemSleuth'', lasting from July 2007 to March 2008. Back then, MSPA wasn't Hussie's main thing (that title went to ''Team Special Olympics''), and in addition, most of its details still weren't ironed out, causing the pause (and the discontinuing of ''Bard Quest'').''Webcomic/BardQuest'').
23rd Jul '17 8:10:28 AM rjd1922
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* ''WesternAnimation/StevenUniverse'': The show's broadcast schedule became rather erratic following the first half of season one. There have been numerous hiatuses, as well as "bombs"óweeks where there would be one new episode a day (generally preceded and followed by lengthy hiatuses). The odd schedule also means that there have only been very short or even nonexistent season breaks. Needless to say, this erratic schedule has become quite... [[MemeticMutation notorious]] amongst the fandom, although it's worth noting that just about every show on ''Creator/CartoonNetwork'' that isn't called ''WesternAnimation/TeenTitansGo'' also gets this treatment.

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* ''WesternAnimation/StevenUniverse'': The show's broadcast schedule became rather erratic following the first half of season one. There have been numerous hiatuses, as well as "bombs"óweeks where there would be one new episode a day (generally preceded and followed by lengthy hiatuses). The odd schedule also means that there have only been very short or even nonexistent season breaks. Needless to say, this erratic schedule has become quite... [[MemeticMutation notorious]] amongst the fandom, although it's worth noting that just about every show on ''Creator/CartoonNetwork'' Creator/CartoonNetwork [[AdoredByTheNetwork that isn't called isn't]] ''WesternAnimation/TeenTitansGo'' also gets this treatment.
7th Jun '17 11:02:40 PM TheBigBopper
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* Creator/KentaroMiura is about as infamous as Yoshihiro Togashi for his long breaks in the publishing of {{Manga/Berserk}} (so much so that the fact that Guts and his companions were on a boat for years in real time became a meme). There are all sorts of rumors as to why, but no one really knows the reason.

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* Creator/KentaroMiura is about as infamous as Yoshihiro Togashi for his long breaks in the publishing of {{Manga/Berserk}} ''{{Manga/Berserk}}'' (so much so that the fact that Guts and his companions were on a boat for years in real time became a meme). There are all sorts of rumors as to why, but no one really knows the reason.
5th Jun '17 11:56:44 AM Darson
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* ''WesternAnimation/TheAmazingWorldOfGumball'' has had so many hiatuses to the point that two episodes (The Disaster and The News) were smaller 4-5 month [[DevelopmentHell development hells]] that ultimately delayed new episodes that are [[ScheduleSlip already finished]].

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* ''WesternAnimation/TheAmazingWorldOfGumball'' has had so many hiatuses to the point that two several episodes (The Disaster and The News) were smaller 4-5 News being the most notable examples) sent the show into 5 month [[DevelopmentHell development hells]] that ultimately delayed new episodes that are were [[ScheduleSlip already finished]].
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