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7th Jul '16 4:48:06 PM IncoG5nito
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* After Steve Wilkos left ''Series/TheJerrySpringerShow'' after being the director of security there, he was given his own series, ''Series/TheSteveWilkosShow'', which deals with ''much'' more serious topics.
22nd Jun '16 2:44:08 PM Morgenthaler
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* The finale of ''WesternAnimation/HongKongPhooey'' featured three inept cowboys who were unofficially named "Posse Impossible". Three years later they would get a cartoon of their own as a segment of the 1977 show ''CBBears''.

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* The finale of ''WesternAnimation/HongKongPhooey'' featured three inept cowboys who were unofficially named "Posse Impossible". Three years later they would get a cartoon of their own as a segment of the 1977 show ''CBBears''.''WesternAnimation/CBBears''.
20th Jun '16 8:48:48 PM IndirectActiveTransport
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* New Borinquen Pro Wrestling was a developmental territory of The World Wrestling League that was based around independent circuit and former IWA Puerto Rico wrestler tryouts, in addition to a stronger focus on "strong style" ([[Wrestling/NewJapanProWrestling if the name didn't make that clear]]). It is another "farm league" that has chugged along after its larger partner closed down.[[/folder]]


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* New Borinquen Pro Wrestling was a developmental territory of The World Wrestling League that was based around independent circuit and former IWA Puerto Rico wrestler tryouts, in addition to a stronger focus on "strong style" ([[Wrestling/NewJapanProWrestling if the name didn't make that clear]]). It is another "farm league" that has chugged along after its larger partner closed down. And it didn't return to being its farm league when WWL started back up.
* Wrestling/{{CZW}} started "Dojo Wars" in 2014, based around the students of its dojo and those (hopefully) destined for Wrestling/{{WSU}}'s locker room. Sometimes they get into scuffles with students from other wrestling schools.
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17th Jun '16 6:55:21 AM MrItty
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* ''Series/BuffyTheVampireSlayer'' spun off ''Series/{{Angel}}'', featuring the _Buffy_ main characters of Angel and Cordelia, with the guest character Wesely joining later in the series. Crossovers between the two were frequent until _Buffy_ moved to a new network.

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* ''Series/BuffyTheVampireSlayer'' spun off ''Series/{{Angel}}'', featuring the _Buffy_ ''Buffy'' main characters of Angel and Cordelia, with the guest character Wesely joining later in the series. Crossovers between the two were frequent until _Buffy_ moved to a new network.



%% * ''Series/PerfectStrangers''--> ''Series/FamilyMatters''
%% * ''Series/{{Soap}}'' --> ''Series/{{Benson}}''

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%% * ''Series/PerfectStrangers''--> ''Series/PerfectStrangers'' spun off the minor character of Harriet Winslow, the elevator operator at Balki and Larry's employer, into her own show, ''Series/FamilyMatters''
%% * ''Series/{{Soap}}'' --> ''Series/{{Benson}}''''Series/{{Soap}}'''s sarcastic butler, Benson, was given his own show, ''Series/{{Benson}}'', where the character eventually became [[spoiler:Lt Governor of the state]].



%% * ''Series/TheXFiles'' --> ''Series/{{The Lone Gunmen}}'', though it didn't last long.

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%% * ''Series/TheXFiles'' --> featured a trio of recurring characters, conspiracy theorists, known as The Lone Gunmen. They were spun off into their own short-lived eponymous show, ''Series/{{The Lone Gunmen}}'', though it didn't last long.Gunmen}}''



%% * ''Series/{{Cheers}}'' --> ''Series/{{Frasier}}''

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%% * When ''Series/{{Cheers}}'' --> ''Series/{{Frasier}}''ended, Frasier Crane left Boston to move back home to Seattle, becoming the main character of his own show, ''Series/{{Frasier}}''. Crossovers with characters form Cheers were frequent, with all of Sam, Diane, Lilith, Carla, Norm, Cliff, and Woody all making appearances at one point or another.
** ''Cheers'' actually had a prior spinoff, ''Meet the Tortellis'', featuring Carla's ex-husband. The show did not last very long.
17th Jun '16 6:38:47 AM MrItty
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%% * ''Series/BuffyTheVampireSlayer'' --> ''Series/{{Angel}}''

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%% * ''Series/BuffyTheVampireSlayer'' --> ''Series/{{Angel}}''spun off ''Series/{{Angel}}'', featuring the _Buffy_ main characters of Angel and Cordelia, with the guest character Wesely joining later in the series. Crossovers between the two were frequent until _Buffy_ moved to a new network.
16th Jun '16 8:39:48 PM PaulA
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* ''ComicBook/TheSandman'' --> ''ComicBook/{{Thessaly}}: The Thessaliad'' and ''Witch For Hire'', in which Dream's murderous ex-girlfriend Thessaly deals with new problems brought on by a ghost named Fetch.

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* ''ComicBook/TheSandman'' --> has several spin-offs following supporting characters, including:
** ''ComicBook/{{Lucifer}}'', which follows the adventures of Lucifer after he quits being Ruler of Hell in ''The Sandman: Season of Mists''.
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''ComicBook/{{Thessaly}}: The Thessaliad'' and ''Witch For Hire'', in which Dream's murderous ex-girlfriend Thessaly deals with new problems brought on by a ghost named Fetch.



%% * Literature/DoctorWhoNewAdventures --> ''Franchise/BerniceSummerfield''
%% * Literature/EighthDoctorAdventures --> ''Literature/FactionParadox''
%% * Telos ''Series/DoctorWho'' novellas --> ''TimeHunter''

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%% * The Literature/DoctorWhoNewAdventures --> ''Franchise/BerniceSummerfield''
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were published by Virgin Publishing under license from the BBC. When the BBC decided to take the license back to start publishing their own Literature/EighthDoctorAdventures, Virgin spun off the ''Franchise/BerniceSummerfield'' novels, which continued to tell similiar sci-fi adventure stories using characters and worldbuilding elements that had been created for the New Adventures (and which Virgin consequently retained rights to) or which could be licensed separately from the writers that had created them.
* One of the Literature/EighthDoctorAdventures --> ''Literature/FactionParadox''
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novels by Lawrence Miles introduced Faction Paradox, an association of anarchic time-traveling villains. After leaving the series, Miles instituted his own series of ''Literature/FactionParadox'' novels.
* Telos published a series of ''Series/DoctorWho'' novellas --> ''TimeHunter''novellas; one of them, ''Cabinet of Light'', introduced a set of characters who were spun off in to the ''Literature/TimeHunter'' series.



%% * ''Series/MaryTylerMoore'' --> ''Lou Grant''.



%% * ''Series/{{Mash}}'' --> ''Series/AfterMASH''



%% * ''Series/BigBrother'' (UK) --> ''BigBrother's Little Brother'', ''BigBrother's Big Mouth'', currently ''BigBrother's Bit on the Side''
%% ** And for the Canadian version, ''Big Brother Side Show''.
%% * ''Series/TheApprentice'' --> ''Series/TheApprentice: You're Fired''
%% * ''Series/BritainsGotTalent'' --> ''Britain's Got More Talent''
%% * ''Series/DoctorWho'' --> ''Series/DoctorWhoConfidential''
%% ** ''Series/{{Torchwood}}'' --> ''Torchwood Declassified''
%% * ''Series/{{Heroes}}'' --> ''[[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Post_Show The Post Show]]''
%% * ''Series/ImACelebrityGetMeOutOfHere'' --> ''I'm A Celebrity Get Me Out of Here Now!''
%% * ''Series/{{Merlin}}'' --> ''Merlin - Secrets & Lies''
%% * ''Series/TheWalkingDead'' --> ''[[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Talking_Dead Talking Dead]]''
%% * ''Series/TheXFactor'' --> ''The Xtra Factor''



%% * ''Radio/ImSorryIHaventAClue'' --> ''You'll Have Had Your Tea: The Doings of Radio/HamishAndDougal''

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%% * In one of the games in ''Radio/ImSorryIHaventAClue'' --> which involves improvising a comedic dialogue, one pair of contestants would always adopt the characters of a pair of eccentric Scotsmen. These characters were spun off into their own scripted comedy series, ''You'll Have Had Your Tea: The Doings of Radio/HamishAndDougal''Radio/HamishAndDougal''.



%% * ''WesternAnimation/DoraTheExplorer'' --> ''WesternAnimation/GoDiegoGo''
16th Jun '16 8:17:06 PM PaulA
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* Plantagenet Palliser, a minor character in the Barchester series by Creator/AnthonyTrollope, became a main character of Trollope's Palliser series, written in the 1860s and 1870s.

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* Plantagenet Palliser, a minor character in the Barchester series ''The Small House at Allingham'', one of ''Literature/TheChroniclesOfBarsetshire'' by Creator/AnthonyTrollope, became a main character of Trollope's Palliser Literature/{{Palliser}} series, written in the 1860s and 1870s.
12th Jun '16 11:07:31 PM Morgenthaler
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%% * ''[[TheArchieShow The Archie Comedy Hour]]'' --> ''WesternAnimation/SabrinaAndTheGroovieGoolies''

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%% * ''[[TheArchieShow ''[[WesternAnimation/TheArchieShow The Archie Comedy Hour]]'' --> ''WesternAnimation/SabrinaAndTheGroovieGoolies''
1st Jun '16 6:20:51 PM IAmNotAFunguy
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* ''WesternAnimation/{{Arthur}}'' got a spinoff in the form of ''Postcards from Buster''.
25th May '16 9:02:19 PM DiabulusPyrus
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* ''WesternAnimation/TotalDramaPresentsTheRidonculousRace'' is a spinoff of ''WesternAnimation/TotalDrama'' with two of the contestants from the latter appearing to compete and a few cameos from the old cast here and there.

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* ''WesternAnimation/TotalDramaPresentsTheRidonculousRace'' is a spinoff of ''WesternAnimation/TotalDrama'' with two four of the contestants from the latter (Noah, Owen, Geoff and Leonard) appearing to compete and a few cameos from the old cast here and there.
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