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Old 06-12-2006, 05:18 PM   #1
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Default Characters that you WISHED had their own spinoffs...

...but never did. I can think of a few that should've gotten spinoffs.

1. The Lorenzos from All in the Family

2. Ted Baxter from MTM
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Default I would have liked to have seen

a few of my spinoff ideas

DYN-O-MITE starring JIMMIE " JJ" WALKER as JJ moves to NYC to try to make it on his own!

ISSAC YOUR BARTENDER starring Issac from THE LOVE BOAT as he moves off the boat and into a new family!

HAWKEYE a Dramedy (sort of like TRAPPER JOHN but with more humor) about hawkeye after the war

THE MERTZES, they wanted to do a spinoff, the cast said no, it could have been good!
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a few of my spinoff ideas

DYN-O-MITE starring JIMMIE " JJ" WALKER as JJ moves to NYC to try to make it on his own!

ISSAC YOUR BARTENDER starring Issac from THE LOVE BOAT as he moves off the boat and into a new family!

HAWKEYE a Dramedy (sort of like TRAPPER JOHN but with more humor) about hawkeye after the war

THE MERTZES, they wanted to do a spinoff, the cast said no, it could have been good!


Lamont J.J was not a supporting character
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I would have liked to see

Lionel from the Jeffersons get his own show

Rollo from Sanford and Son

Larry From Three's Company
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Well I'd have to go with

From Newhart, "daryl and my other brother daryl ......
that trio.

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Hmmm...that would've been interesting!

I would've liked to see a Full House spin-off...perhaps Jesse and Becky or maybe even DJ off at college?
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Hmmm...that would've been interesting!

I would've liked to see a Full House spin-off...perhaps Jesse and Becky or maybe even DJ off at college?


I think DJ going off to college would probably have made the better spinoff
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bj honeycutt from mash jackie burkhart from that 70s show laurie forman that 70s show although im not sure that laurie on her own would really work
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JO & BLAIR FROM THE FACTS OF LIFE. THEY HAD SOME OF THE BEST ARGUMENTS YET WERE FRIENDS AT HEART. I THINK THIS SHOW WOULD HAVE HAD A LOYAL FOLLOWING, SINCE MANY FANS ENJOYED THIS ASPECT THE MOST, INCLUDING ME
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most all of these spinoffs most likely would have been flops

track records show that supporting characters just dont cut the mustard when they get their own show

most spinoffs fail
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...but never did. I can think of a few that should've gotten spinoffs.

1. The Lorenzos from All in the Family
The first one I though of. For that matter I think a spinoff of Frank and Edna (also played by Betty Garrett) would have worked well. When Laverne moved to Hollywood her parents could have stayed back in Milwaukee, and bumped minor characters into the new supporting cast. Not only would that have satisfied people upset about the move to California, but having Frank move to California was always such a forced plot point.
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