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Top 10 Great TV Spin-Offs That You Didn't Know Were Spin-Offs

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    1The Simpsons (started on The Tracey Ullman Show)
    A show that has been on for so long, and has made such an impact on pop culture, that it's hard to believe that this merely spawned as shorts on The Tracey Ullman Show.
  • 2NCIS (from JAG)
  • 3Good Times (from Maude, although she is never mentioned in the show)
  • 4Absolutely Fabulous (from French & Saunders scetch)
  • 5The Facts of Life (from Diff'rnt Strokes)
  • 6Green Acres (1965-71, from “Petticoat Junction”)
  • 7Lou Grant (from Mary Tyler Moore, but became a drama)
  • 8The Colbert Report (from The Daily Show)
  • 9Family Matters (from Perfect Strangers)
  • 10The Andy Griffith Show (The Danny Thomas Show) suggested byKamden Spies
  • 11Trapper John, M.D. (MASH, despite new actor and nobody from the original shows)
  • 12Beavis & But Head (Liquid Television) suggested byChad Hawksworth
  • 13Diagnosis Murder (Jake and the Fatman) suggested byLeo Logan
  • 14Magical Girl Lyrical Nanoha (from Triangle Heart) suggested bysweetrouge

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