Every one has that one television show that they must watch on a daily basis. Thanks to syndication and streaming services, many of us are able to watch shows that were around before we were even born. Some of these shows have made television history and lasted longer than many people may have assumed. Many of these popular shows actually started out on other series. They eventually went on to become more successful than their predecessors. Let’s take a look at some successful shows you shockingly didn’t know were spin-offs.
Saved By The Bell was one of the most popular sitcoms in the 80s and 90s. The series was originally called Good Morning Miss Bliss, surrounding Hayley Mills and her students. Due to low ratings, the series was canceled and Saved By The Bell was born.
The Simpsons is the longest running animated series in history. It originally began as a comic short on The Tracy Ullman Show.