13 TV Spinoffs No One Asked For

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The entertainment industry has no shame when it comes to scraping the bottom of the barrel for ideas. 

By the time many series are over, the fans are ready to move on. 

Unfortuntately for these series, network execs were looking for a cash grab. 

These 13 shows served little purpose, merely being made to cash in on the success of the original series. 

That's why many of these series struggled to pull in viewers. 

1. 9-1-1 Lone Star - FOX

9-1-1 Lone Star - FOX
We struggle to take the original 9-1-1 seriously at the best of times, but this poorly acted and written spinoff is just asking to be put out of its misery.

2. Pretty Little Liars: The Perfectionists - Freeform

Pretty Little Liars: The Perfectionists - Freeform
The conclusion of Pretty Little Liars was unsatisfying. It was filled with plot holes, and viewers were tired of the franchise by the time the second spinoff arrived. Ratings were bad and it was swiftly canceled.

3. Fear the Walking Dead - AMC

Fear the Walking Dead - AMC
At the time Fear the Walking Dead was ordered, the parent series was stuck in a creative rut. The spinoff charted the time when the world went to crap. Unfortunately, the spinoff has largely failed to live up to the hype.

4. Legacies - The CW

Legacies - The CW
Following the adventures of Hope Mikaelson, as well as twins Lizzie and Josie Saltzman, Legacies was supposed to follow the trio as they try to keep their powers in check. Hope's powers were stifled for storytelling purposes, and the twins bickered at every turn. The series then tried to bring in players from The Vampire Diaries and The Originals, ruining the legacy that came before the show.

5. Once Upon a Time in Wonderland - ABC

Once Upon a Time in Wonderland - ABC
ABC execs wanted to capitalize on the success of Once Upon a Time, so they tried out a spinoff about Alice in Wonderland. It was absurd.

6. Station 19 - ABC

Station 19 - ABC
This Grey's Anatomy spinoff is not good. Private Practice had a compelling arc, but Station 19 features some of the most unlikeable characters on the small screen.

7. The Walking Dead: World Beyond - AMC

The Walking Dead: World Beyond - AMC
While the original series and Fear the Walking Dead deal with adults, this new series focuses on the first people who grew up in the apocalypse. Based on the first teasers, it looks like a remake of The Walking Dead on The CW. We're not impressed.

8. Snooki and JWoww - MTV

Snooki and JWoww - MTV
Snooki and JWoww's friendships was one of the best parts of the original Jersey Shore but nobody could have anticipated how lame this spinoff was.

9. FBI: Most Wanted - CBS

FBI: Most Wanted - CBS
FBI is one of the worst procedurals out there. FBI: Most Wanted is much worse. The only saving grace of this terrible spinoff is Julian McMahon.

10. Time of Your Life - FOX

Time of Your Life - FOX
Time of Your Life was a spinoff of Party of Five. It featured Jennifer Love Hewitt as she took her character to New York to find her father. It had a terrible plot, but at least it had Hewitt, we guess.

11. Joey - NBC

Joey - NBC
Viewers learned the hard way that Joey Tribbiani was only funny when he was with his friends. This spinoff of Friends lasted just two seasons, and many fans mentally block it from their minds. No wonder.

12. The Cleveland Show - Fox

The Cleveland Show - Fox
Fans thought they wanted more of Family Guy's Cleveland Brown ... until they laid eyes on his spinoff. It was unfunny and felt like a cash grab.

13. CSI: Cyber - CBS

CSI: Cyber - CBS
The franchise was almost dead by the time this third spinoff arrived. With ludicrous plots and even worse execution, it's a miracle it lasted two seasons.

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