Roseanne Barr hit send on a tweet on May 29 and hours later her revived TV show, one of the biggest television success stories of the year, was canceled.

In a tweet, Barr compared Valerie Jarrett, a former adviser to President Barack Obama, to an ape. The backlash was swift. Wanda Sykes announced she would not return to the series as a consulting producer. Sara Gilbert, star and executive producer on Roseanne, spoke out. Then the statement from Channing Dungey, president of ABC Entertainment, came.

"Roseanne's Twitter statement is abhorrent, repugnant and inconsistent with our values, and we have decided to cancel her show," Dungey said in a statement issued just hours after Barr's initial tweets.

Just like that, the Roseanne revival was no more.

However, Roseanne is far from the first show to get canceled because of controversy. Let's take a walk down TV memory lane.

Roseanne

ABC

All My Babies' Mamas

Oxygen

Kid Nation

CBS

Megan Wants a Millionaire, Megan Hauserman

VH1

Shain Gandee, Buck Wild, Buckwild

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David Benham, Jason Benham, Flip it Forward

HGTV

Cee Lo Green, The Good Life

TBS

Dustin Hoffman, Luck

HBO

Paula Deen

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The Cosby Show

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7th Heaven Cast

The WB

19 Kids and Counting, The Duggar Family

TLC

HERE COMES HONEY BOO BOO

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Several ABC stars and producers tweeted in support of Dungey following ABC's cancellation of Roseanne. Check out the reactions here.

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