After executives at CBS canceled Jericho, a show about post-apocalyptic life in rural Kansas, angry fans delivered 20 tons of peanuts to CBS Entertainment offices in New York and California in an act of protest that referenced what they thought might be the final episode of the show, according to USA Today. Reacting to the fans' dedication, which CBS Entertainment President Nina Tassler called an "unprecedented display of passion in support of a prime time television series," the network ordered seven more episodes of the show.
Now, fans of Las Vegas, which was recently canceled by NBC, are launching their own campaign to demand a real ending to the show by sending baby booties directly to network executives. The show's final episode was the first half of a two-part cliffhanger about Molly Sims' pregnant character, Delinda Deline.
Fan site lasvegas-theseries.com has the following Q&A in the FAQ section:
Why are we campaigning if the show has been cancelled?Because there's a chance we can convince NBC to change their minds and give us a real ending to the show. The Jericho fans were able to do this by sending CBS execs nuts so maybe we can do the same for Vegas. We've got nothing else to lose at this point.
Why baby booties/socks? We needed an item to represent the show and since the big cliffhanger was regarding Delinda's pregnancy we thought baby booties was the way to go. Plus they are cheap to purchase, they can be shipped easily, and they can be easily donated to charity.
Tell us: Should NBC bring back Las Vegas?Mitch Haaseth/NBC>