10 most disliked superhero TV shows, ranked

From Marvel misfires to DC disasters, these superhero shows received strong responses from TV audiences.

Image Number: CW_Batwoman_1stLook_V5.jpg -- Pictured: Ruby Rose as Batwoman -- Photo: JSquared Photography/The CW -- © 2018 The CW Network, LLC. All rights reserved
Image Number: CW_Batwoman_1stLook_V5.jpg -- Pictured: Ruby Rose as Batwoman -- Photo: JSquared Photography/The CW -- © 2018 The CW Network, LLC. All rights reserved /
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Helstrom, superhero TV
Helstrom -- "Viaticum" -- Episode 102 -- A horrific accident leads Daimon and Gabriella fighting to save a man's soul, while a dark force attempts to stop them. Meanwhile, Yen's relationship with his work takes a dark turn towards obsession, and a discovery leads Anna back to St. Teresa's. Ana Helstrom (Sydney Lemmon) and Daimon Helstrom (Tom Austen), shown. (Photo by: Katie Yu/Hulu) /

8. Helstrom

Helstrom was once supposed to signify the beginning of a new chapter for Marvel programming on Hulu but it very quickly became the only chapter in that story. Designed as part of Hulu's Adventure Into Fear saga, it brought the Marvel Comics characters of Daimon and Ana Hellstrom to the small screen. However, it didn't do much beyond that.

The show was little more than a grim, joyless modern take on the characters that worried more about prolonging the concept so that it would work as a TV series than about giving its leads anything remotely engaging to work with. While the notion of two siblings teaming up to stop monsters can be fun (Supernatural, anyone?), Helstrom didn't get that memo, and instead we were left with a by-the-numbers story that never made the most of its characters.

Helstrom didn't continue on past its first season due to Marvel Television folding into Marvel Studios, who now oversee any MCU-related programming on Disney Plus, but its doubtful that it would have returned anyway. It came, the fans saw, and they didn't like it.

There was potential but it never got the chance to live up to that. And without a major second season reinvention, that probably wouldn't have happened even it had gotten renewed.