Courtney Thorne-Smith and Jim Belushi in According to Jim by Bob D'Amico/ABC Courtney Thorne-Smith and Jim Belushi in According to Jim by Bob D'Amico/ABC

Was there a fan campaign under way to bring back According to Jim that no one told me about? 'Cause for some inexplicable reason, the presumed-dead sitcom has just been picked up for an 18-episode seventh season, an ABC rep confirms.

No reason was given for the 11th-hour reprieve, so that leaves us to speculate amongst ourselves. My theory? Someone high up at the Alphabet net took another look at Cavemen.

How do you think ABC will justify saving a show that most people I know were begging them to cancel? Post your best guesses below!