The best television spin-offs ever
'Isle of the Dead' -
'The Walking Dead' is no stranger to spin-offs, and they announced that two more characters are getting their own six-episode arc.
'Melrose Place' -
After the success of ‘Beverly Hills, 90210,’ some characters joined the spin-off ‘Melrose Place.’
'The Bionic Woman' -
This sci-fi adventure features Jaime Sommers (Lindsay Wagner), who takes on special high-risk government missions.
Maude Findlay (Bea Arthur) first appeared in ‘All in the Family’ as the liberal cousin who advocated for civil rights and gender equality.
‘The Good Fight’ - This series follows lawyer Diane Lockhart (Christine Baranski) in a new law firm.
'Law & Order: Special Victims Unit' -
Staring Mariska Hargitay, this prime-time drama has aired more seasons than any other, including its predecessor ‘Law & Order.’
'NCIS’ - Born from the series ‘JAG,’ the Navy and Marine Corps inspired the long-running show ‘NCIS.
'The Simpsons' -
Having premiered in 1989, ‘The Simpsons’ actually started out as a series of shorts for ‘The Tracy Ullman Show.'
‘Better Call Saul’ - Born from ‘Breaking Bad,’ the series dives into Saul Goodman’s personal history, but still with the same ominous desert backdrop.
‘Xena: Warrior Princess’ -
The show was a spin-off of the television series ‘Hercules: The Legendary Journeys,’ where Xena was a recurring character.
‘The Andy Griffith Show’ -
Considered one of the best sitcoms of all time, this show, starring Andy Taylor, was developed from ‘The Danny Thomas Show.’
The show follows Angel, the famous vampire ex from ‘Buffy the Vampire Slayer,’
’Laverne and Shirley’ -
Laverne DeFazio (Penny Marshall) and Shirley Feeney (Cindy Williams) were friends of Fonzie on ‘Happy Days,’
‘The Flash’ -
The first spin-off of ‘Arrow,’ the show stars Grant Gustin as the speedy superhero.