A spin-off is something new that comes from something already present. It is often used for video games, movies, and television programmes, but it can also be used when talking about companies or organisations. A spin-off may have the same people, places, themes or ideas as the original.
Spin-offs in television
- Frasier (spin-off from Cheers)
- Angel (spin-off from Buffy the Vampire Slayer)
- The Facts of Life (spin-off of Diff'rent Strokes)
- She-Ra: Princess of Power (spin-off from He-Man and the Masters of the Universe)
- Daria (spin-off from Beavis and Butthead, which was a spin-off from Liquid Television)
- The Simpsons (spin-off from The Tracey Ullman Show)
- Torchwood (spin-off from Doctor Who)
- A.N.T. Farm (spin-off from Kids Incorporated)
- Sam & Cat (spin-off from Victorious)
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