All in the Family - which has had more spin offs than any other TV show.
|All in the Family - Archie, Edith, daughter Gloria, and her hubby Mike.|
|The Jeffersons - the Bunkers' neighbors spun off to their|
own show when they moved on up to a swanky apartment
in their show.
|Maude - Edith's liberal cousin got her own show after sparring with|
Archie a few times on the original show.
|Gloria - Archie and Edith's daughter left Mike and|
moved West - working for crusty vet Burgess
Meredith while raising son Joey - in a one season
|The original series spun off into a sequel series that centered|
around Archie buying his favorite bar and running it.
The Mary Tyler Moore Show
|The Mary Tyler Moore Show - Mary and her friends and co-workers|
and her life in Minneapolis.
|Rhoda - Mary's best friend moved away to her own show that ran for years.|
|Phyllis - Mary's other pal also moved into a show of her own - but|
this one did not last very long.
|Lou Grant - in the strangest spin off here, Mary's boss graduated from the|
original sitcom into an hour long drama series that had him running a news
bureau in a different city. This one also did very well, running for several
|Happy Days - an early cast shot.|
|Laverne and Shirley - the girls dated Fonzie and|
Richie a couple of times, then got their own show
that ran eight seasons.
|Mork and Mindy - a weird spinoff in that Happy Days introduced an alien|
character who then time traveled to the then modern day for the series.
|They broke the young lovers off to their own show|
but it didn't last long and they hightailed it back to
Happy Days and finished out the run.
|Out of the Blue - Here's the winner for weirdest|
spinoff for this show - another fantasy concept
started on the otherwise sorta realistic Happy Days
about an angel - who then also showed up in the then
modern day for a brief run on his own series.
|M*A*S*H* - not the original cast, but the longest running lineup in the|
Korean War series.
|AfterM*A*S*H* - Three characters spun off to a two season run working|
in a veteran's hospital after the war.
|W*A*L*T*E*R* - A few years later, they tried to get a show out of Radar|
becoming a police officer back home. They only got the pilot made, but that
|Cheers - where everybody knows your name.|
|The Tortellis - Carla's ex-husband and his new family got|
their own show for a little while.
|Frasier - when Cheers ended, the crew continued working on a spinoff about Frasier and|
his life in Seattle with his friends and family. The two shows ran a total of twenty years (!).
|Three's Company - the roommates and their landlords.|
|The Ropers - the landlords spun off to their own short lived show.|
|Three's a Crowd - after the original series ended, Jack and his|
girlfriend spun off to another series with the great Robert Mandan.
The Andy Griffith Show
|The Andy Griffith Show - there were more cast members, but|
here you get four.
|Gomer Pyle USMC - they sent goofy Gomer off to the Marines where he annoyed|
Sergeant Carter for several seasons.
|Mayberry RFD - When Andy Griffith was ready to pack|
it in - they decided to continue the show - spinning off
with the supporting characters of the last couple of
seasons carrying on for a few more.
The Dukes of Hazzard
|The Dukes of Hazzard - All of the stars and the car.|
|Enos - they sent the deputy off to his own show|
as he went to work as a big city detective. It didn't
last and Enos returned to the original show for
the rest of the run.
|The Dukes - they got two Saturday morning seasons out of a worldwide|
car race between the Dukes and Boss Hogg and Rosco - with all of the
|The detectives on the case, and looking for "just the facts."|
|Adam-12 - the spinoff followed the adventures of uniform|
officers Malloy and Reed - with the late great Martin Milner
and Kent McCord starring.
|Emergency! - and the other spinoff focused on the|
paramedic side of things.
The Golden Girls
|The Golden Girls - the ladies looking their best.|
|Empty Nest - the ladies' neighbor got his own show and they crossed over|
|The Golden Palace - After the original show ended on NBC, three of|
the ladies moved to CBS for another season as they ran a hotel
with Cheech Marin as the hotel's chef.
Until next post, you Can Poke Me With A Fork, Cause I Am Outta Here!