20 Best TV Spin-Offs

From Mork to Maude, these were the shows that proved the second time's a charm

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18. 'The Bionic Woman'

Behind every pricey, partially robotic man, they say, is an equally expensive cyber-lady. Capitalizing on the fervor behind The Six Million Dollar Man, creator Kenneth Johnson decided to give Steve Austin a female counterpart in the form of Jaime Sommers, a tennis pro injured in a skydiving accident. Lindsay Wagner was more than capable of giving Million star Lee Majors a slow-motion run for his money, and not even the eventual romantic crossover, ridiculous additions (she later paired up with a bionic German Shepard) or the lackluster post-series TV movies could erase the memory of how great it was watching Sommers [nnn-nnn-nnn-nahhh] spring into action. DF

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