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    21 Times Popular TV Shows Tried To Make A Spinoff And Failed Miserably

    Don't get me started on the Glee spinoff drama.

    1. Gossip Girl was supposed to have a spinoff focusing on teenage Carol and Lily in '80s Los Angeles.

    Lily and Carol on a bus

    2. The O.C. was supposed to have a spinoff following Kaitlyn Cooper at boarding school.

    Kaitlin sitting on a couch

    3. The Office was supposed to have a spinoff about Dwight's family farm.

    Dwight on his farm

    4. Gilmore Girls was supposed to have a spinoff focused on Jess called Windward Circle.

    Jess on the boardwalk

    5. Glee was supposed to have a spinoff starring Finn, Rachel, and Kurt in New York.

    Kurt and Rachel in NY

    6. Smallville was supposed to have a spinoff starring the comic book character Aquaman.

    Justin as Aquaman in the spinoff

    7. Smallville was also supposed to have a Justice League spinoff.

    The Justice League and Clark walk away from an explosion

    8. How I Met Your Mother was supposed to have a gender-flipped spinoff years ago starring Greta Gerwig.

    How I Met Your Dad trailer

    9. Supernatural was supposed to have a spinoff called Supernatural: Bloodlines...

    Nathaniel Buzolic and Melissa Roxburgh in the woods

    10. ...and a spinoff called Wayward Sisters.

    The characters sitting around a table eating

    11. Sabrina the Teenage Witch was supposed to have a spinoff called Witchright Hall.

    Amanda sitting in the headmaster's office

    12. Charmed could have had a spinoff featuring Kaley Cuoco's character Billie.

    Billie with her hands on her hips

    13. And they attempted a spinoff called Mermaids.

    a mermaid in a grotto

    14. The series iCarly was supposed to have a spinoff focusing on Gibby working at a rec center mentoring teenagers.

    Gibby speaking into a mic

    15. Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. was going to have a spinoff called Marvel's Most Wanted, focusing on Bobbi Morse.

    Mockingbird

    16. Arrow almost had a spinoff featuring the Suicide Squad...

    The suicide squad in Arrow

    17. ...and a spinoff called Green Arrow and the Canaries.

    Mia and the Canaries

    18. Crossing Jordan tried out a spinoff starring Jerry O'Connell as Hoyt in Los Angeles.

    Hoyt on the beach

    19. Xena: Warrior Princess was supposed to have a spinoff set before Xena's time called Amazon High.

    Selma Blair as Cyane

    20. Mr. Mayor was initially supposed to be a spinoff of 30 Rock.

    Ted Danson at a podium

    21. And finally, The Nanny was reportedly supposed to have a spinoff focusing on a hair salon called The Chatterbox.

    Man doing a woman's hair at a salon