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Great Job, Internet!: Why Krusty, Spock, and Horshack never got their own TV shows

Hollywood loves the spin-off. Ideally, it’s a way of turning one success into two or three (or four or more) successes. Happy Days alone begat Laverne & Shirley, Mork & Mindy, and, Joanie Loves Chachi. But not every great spin-off idea becomes a reality, as Mental Floss’ Mike Rugnetta explains in an episode of The List Show called “29 Spin-Offs That Almost Happened.” Cynics might think of this as “29 Times The American Viewing Public Dodged A Bullet,” but there are some intriguing could-have-been shows in here, too.
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