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Which show launched the most spin-offs?

I need to know.

by Anonymousreply 2203/08/2013

Mary Tyler Moore?

(Phyllis, Rhoda, Lou Grant, ... others?)

by Anonymousreply 103/08/2013

All in the family

by Anonymousreply 203/08/2013

All in the Family, Mary Tyler Moore, and 600 versions of Law and Order

by Anonymousreply 303/08/2013

All in the Family: The Jeffersons, Maude (which spun off Good Times), Archie Bunker's Place and Gloria. And the '90s sitcom 704 Hauser Street was set in the same house.

by Anonymousreply 403/08/2013

And continuing with the All in the Family through-line, The Jeffersons briefly spun off Florence into her own series -- Checking In -- where she was head of housekeeping in a hotel.

by Anonymousreply 503/08/2013

Happy Days (itself a spin-off from Love American Style) begat:

Laverne & Shirley

Joanie Loves Chachi

Blansky's Beauties

Mork & Mindy

by Anonymousreply 603/08/2013

All in the Family

by Anonymousreply 703/08/2013

All in the Family is probably the best answer, but I would also add Saved By the Bell which started out as Good Morning, Miss Bliss and spawned:

Saved By the Bell: The College Years Saved By the Bell: The New Class

and all those cheesy TV movies.

Another one would be Three's Company which spawned:

The Ropers (short-lived) Three's a Crowd (also short-lived)

by Anonymousreply 803/08/2013

Stupid r8. Try again

by Anonymousreply 903/08/2013

How is [R8] stupid? He named two shows that had two spin-offs and one of those shows had a bunch of Tv movies.

by Anonymousreply 1003/08/2013

"Make Room For Daddy" led to:

**"The Danny Thomas Show"

**"The Joey Bishop Show"

**"The Bill Dana Show"

**"The Andy Griffith Show"

**"The New Andy Griffith Show"

**"Gomer Pyle"

**"The Jim Nabors Hour"

**"Mayberry R.F.D."

**"Make Room for Granddaddy"

by Anonymousreply 1103/08/2013

"The Real Housewives of Orange County" -- itself a sort-of spinoff of "The O.C." -- led to RH shows in NYC, Atlanta, New Jersey, Beverly Hills, Miami, Athens and D.C. (cancelled).

by Anonymousreply 1203/08/2013

If we're counting foreign spinoffs of shows, the two winners by a WIDE margin are the UK show "Popstars" (which led to "Pop Idol," then to "American Idol," then to spinoffs in 30-odd countries) and "The X-Factor" (versions of which have appeared in at least two dozen countries).

by Anonymousreply 1303/08/2013

What happened to the spin-off?

by Anonymousreply 1403/08/2013

If we include reality shows, the decision to cast Flavor Flav and Bridgitte Nielsen on a season of "The Surreal Life" led to their own spinoff, three spinoff shows for Flavor Flav, several spinoffs for Tiffany "New York" Pollard, "Charm School," "Rock of Love," and "I Love Money."

by Anonymousreply 1503/08/2013

Star Trek (the original series):

Star Trek (animated series)

Star Trek-The Next Generation

Star Trek-Deep Space Nine

Star Trek-Voyager

Star Trek-Enterprise

Plus 11 feature films.

by Anonymousreply 1603/08/2013

Another World had two spin offs- Somerset and Texas. It also had two unofficial spin offs- Lovers and Friends and For Richer, For Poorer.

by Anonymousreply 1703/08/2013

[quote]"The Real Housewives of Orange County" -- itself a sort-of spinoff of "The O.C." -- led to RH shows in NYC, Atlanta, New Jersey, Beverly Hills, Miami, Athens and D.C. (cancelled).

Don't forget Vancouver!

by Anonymousreply 1803/08/2013

I always said "All in the Family" but I think #16 wins. There have also been web series, not to mention comics and thousands of novels.

by Anonymousreply 1903/08/2013

When is the new Facts of Life with Blair as the new Mrs. Garrett supposed to start?

by Anonymousreply 2003/08/2013

"Star Trek" spun off five TV shows, nine movies, and a series of new movies that's both spin-off and remake.

by Anonymousreply 2103/08/2013

"The Real Housewives of the OC" was NOT based on the fictional series "The OC".

It was intended as a reality show version of "Desperate Housewives".

It's all in my book

by Anonymousreply 2203/08/2013
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