Favorite TV spinoffs – Love it or hate it, TLC's "Here Comes Honey Boo Boo" has definitely found a fan base after spinning off from the hugely popular "Toddlers & Tiaras." We know you might have spinoff fatigue, but sometimes they can be a great thing. For example:
Favorite TV spinoffs – "Angel" followed the storyline of the fan favorite vamp from "Buffy the Vampire Slayer." David Boreanaz had the title role in the spinoff.
Favorite TV spinoffs – Longtime fans will remember that "The Colbert Report" got its start on "The Daily Show With Jon Stewart" with Stephen Colbert as a correspondent.
Favorite TV spinoffs – "Mork & Mindy" was just one of the spinoffs from ABC's "Happy Days." It also made the late Robin Williams a superstar (here with co-star Pam Dawber and Jonathan Winters).
Favorite TV spinoffs – In some circles, "Melrose Place" was considered the adult version of "Beverly Hills, 90210" -- which is pretty crazy if you knew the real ages of some of the "90210" actors at the time.
Favorite TV spinoffs – Think of NBC's original "Law & Order" as the mothership that's spun off several series before ending its 20-season run in 2010. Among the satellites is "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit" (here with Mariska Hargitay and Christopher Meloni.)
Favorite TV spinoffs – Producer Norman Lear found additional success with "The Jeffersons," one of the spinoffs from his groundbreaking series "All in the Family." Isabel Sanford, Sherman Hemsley and Marla Gibbs, at center, were the stars.
Favorite TV spinoffs – "Maude" was another "All in the Family" spinoff. The character first appeared on that series as Edith Bunker's cousin. Bea Arthur played the title role. Conrad Bain, left, and Bill Macy also starred.
Favorite TV spinoffs – The character of Harriette Winslow originally appeared on "Perfect Strangers," but she wasn't the breakout star of her series, "Family Matters." That distinction went to nerdy neighbor Steve Urkel (played by Jaleel White).
Favorite TV spinoffs – Fox's "The Cleveland Show" followed the exploits of Cleveland Brown, who was a recurring character on "Family Guy."
Favorite TV spinoffs – Before there was "Frasier," the character of Frasier Crane was a regular on "Cheers." Kelsey Grammer, center, played the title role. David Hyde Pierce, from left, Peri Gilpin, Jane Leeves and John Mahoney also starred.
Favorite TV spinoffs – The spinoff format has proven to be so popular that Sony Pictures Television is now mulling over a pitch for a "Married...with Children" version.