15 Great TV Shows You (Blessedly) Forgot Had Disastrous Spinoffs

Are you sitting down? This may come as a surprise, but TV execs will do anything to make a buck – up to, including, and especially bastardizing your favorite characters. They know you just want one last hit of M*A*S*H, and even if the spinoff sucks, you'll tune in long enough for them to sell you some Brylcreem or whatever.

Here are some smash-hit TV shows that were subjected to head-scratching spinoffs:


The Golden Girls THE GOLDEN PALACE CRACKED COM The Girls (minus Dorothy) get duped into buying a failing Miami hotel, and end up having to, ugh, work.

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Bewitched TABITHA Tabitha CRACKED COM Execs started jonesing for that witch money 5 years after Bewitched ended. They made a short-lived show about no

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Home Improvement BUDDIES Dave Chappelle and Jim Breuer made a cameo on Tool Time that became an instant classic. They were rewarded with a spinoff sta

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The Flintstones THE PEBBLES AND BAMM-BAMM SHOW CRACKED COM As you can tell from Pebbles' hair bone and Bamm's turtle fedora, this show was all about p


Doctor Who K-9 1.9 CRACKED.COM Writer Bob Baker co-created the robotic dog-ish companion, and owned partial rights to it. But since the BBC wasn't inv


The Brady Bunch THE BRADY BRIDES CRACKED COM As they were developing a TV movie called The Brady Girls Get Married, they decided it should in fact be

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Blue's Clues BLUE'S ROOM CRACKED COM This I-puppet spinoff, which actually overlapped with the real deal for 3 years, revealed that Blue could talk th


M'A'*S'H AM SH CRACKEDCON AfterMAsH was supposed to let America keep up with its favorite soldiers after the Korean War. But by 1983, Americans had, t

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That '70s Show THAT '80S SHOW CRACKED COM Ever wonder what That '70s Show would be like if it took place in a Hot Topic and starred a pre-fame Glenn H


The X-Files THE LONE GUNMEN CRACKED.COM These three stooges were recurring conspiracy theorists on The X-Files, before getting their own show for a se

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M*A'*S'H W*A*L*T*E*R CRACKED COM Technically, this is a spinoff of a spinoff (the doomed, season AfterMash). They took the popular character Radar, st


Welcome Back, Kotter MR. T AND TINA CRACKED COM Before he played the iconic Mr. Miyagi, Pat Morita played two Takahashis at the same time. He was Arno


Happy Days BLANSKY'S BEAUTIES SCOTI BAIO If they could turn a single appearance by an oddly hairy alien into the wildly successful Mork & Mindy, they


Cheers THE TORTELLIS With a stacked, dynamic cast of classic characters, who deserves a spinoff more than: Carla...'s ex-husband... and his new family


Rugrats RUGRATS: PRE-SCHOOL DAZE Nickelodeon decided to go back in time, to when their hit characters didn't exist yet, and see what Angelica was up t