Sitcom Spinoffs

A look at television shows that spawned a second take.

Sitcom Spinoffs

Grey's Anatomy
Private Practice
Happy Days
Friends
Joey
cheers
Frasier
Facts of Life
Diff'rent Strokes
The Cosby Show
A Different World
A Different World
"A Different World" was a spinoff of the hit sitcom "The Cosby Show" and followed daughter Denise Huxtable (Lisa Bonet) to the fictional Hillman College. Many of the "Cosby Show" characters made guest appearances on the show until Bonet left in 1988 after becoming pregnant with rocker Lenny Kravitz's baby. The show continued until 1992 and included such memorable such memorable characters as Whitley Gilbert and Dwayne Wayne. ( Gary Null/NBCU photo Bank )
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