Quiz: Can you name which TV shows spawned these spin-offs?

Think you know your television history?

Spin-offs are a pillar of television programming, but these second (and third and fourth…) generation shows are a hit-and-miss affair. For every Laverne & Shirley there is a Joanie Loves Chachi. Some classic sitcoms like Happy Day, which was a spin-off itself, spawn handfuls of children. There were the above two, plus Mork & Mindy, The Fonz and the Happy Days Gang, Blansky's Beauties and… 

Well, we're not going to give that last one away. Think you know your TV history? Try and name the series that spawned these spin-offs.

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  1. Mama's Family (1983–90)
  2. Empty Nest (1988–95)
  3. Flo (1980–81)
  4. 704 Hauser (1994)
  5. Benson (1979–86)
  6. Out of the Blue (1979)
  7. Law of the Plainsman (1959–60)
  8. Mr. T and Tina (1976)
  9. Dirty Sally (1974)
  10. Checking In (1981)
  11. The Tortellis (1987)
  12. Honey West (1965–66)
Quiz: Can you name which TV shows spawned these spin-offs?

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