14 Spinoffs Of Popular TV Shows That Were Cancelled Before They Had A Chance To Suck

You can't just take a fan favorite character, throw them into The Big City, and call it a day. Or – you can, but you'll end up failing like these aborted spinoffs:

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GOSSIP GIRL Valley Girls LOS ANGELES POLICE LILY RHODES CRACKEDCON Gossip Girl took a stab at the 80's nostalgia beat in 2009, long before Stranger Th

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AGENTS OF S.H.I.E.L.D. Marvel's Most Wanted CRACKED.COM This unaired morsel of the MCU was in production limbo for 5 years before ABC officially passe

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PRISON BREAK Cherry Hill CRACKED.COM This show would have followed Molly, a housewife in a women's prison. Molly is most notable for... never actually

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DOCTOR WHO Rose Tyler: Earth Defence CRACKED COM This BBC holiday special was supposed to feature the beloved companion in what would be a tradition o

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SMALLVILLE Aquaman CRACKED COM Pretty much Free Willy meets Captain Planet, but a bit more supernatural. And substantially hornier.

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STAR TREK Assignment: Earth CRACKED COM With the fate of Star Trek hanging in the balance in its 2nd season, Gene Roddenberry was brainstorming his ne

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GILMORE GIRLS Windward Circle CRACKED CON Jess Mariano was written out of Gilmore Girls in part because they were prepping the character for his own s

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HOW I MET YOUR MOTHER How Met Your Dad This was just a gender-swapped HIMYM with Meg Ryan in the Saget role. CBS didn't care for the chaff that made u

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FRIENDS Girlfriends CRACKED COM Ditzy Phoebe and brainy Charlie would move in together, Odd Couple-style, after having like, one entire interaction in

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WHO'S THE BOSS? Mona CRACKED COM They actually filmed a pilot where Mona runs a hotel in NYC. But the network decided they needed all horny hands on d

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BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER Ripper CRACKED.COM Librarian zaddy Rupert Giles was almost the focus of several spinoffs -- a BBC series, a TV movie, a strai

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SABRINA THE TEENAGE WITCH Witchright Hall Melissa Joan Hart's actual sister appeared on a few episodes of Sabrina, as her jerk cousin. For a time, The

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THE SIMPSONS The Krusty The Clown Show Matt Groening & CO. wrote a pilot for a live action series where Krusty, played by his voice actor, Dan Castell

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THE OFFICE The Farm CRACKED.COM We were treated to a backdoor pilot of this concept when we saw Aunt Shirley's funeral in season 9... and that was pro