Here's Why Spinoff TV Shows Are Formulaic Garbage

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Networks and studios have figured out that the best way to cash in on a popular movie or show is with a spinoff. What they haven't figured out is how not to create formulaic garbage. So we asked our readers to explain Hollywood's deeply-flawed creative process, in three steps.

We couldn't persuade them to walk their explanations over to the studios, though. Go figure.

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