19 TV Spin-Offs Just As Good As (If Not Better Than) the Original Show

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TV shows are always trying to capitalize on their popularity. Usually, this means spinning off as many popular characters as they can for shows of their own. But let's be honest — most spin-offs fail terribly. They either lose the magic of the original show or sometimes never get off the ground. But once in a while, a spin-off is just as good, if not better than, the original show.

While it's rare, some amazing spin-offs have graced our TV screens. Even a few you probably didn't know were spin-offs because they were that good and that popular! Shows are even starting to initiate spin-offs years after they've ended — to, predictably, mixed results. With new spin-offs coming seemingly every day, let's reflect on some of the best TV spin-offs of all time!