The Morning Link: Shows that Were Rip-offs of Movies


“Anyway, that’s why television likes to take hit movies and turn them into TV shows. Sometimes it works! M*A*S*H, Alice, and The Odd Couple were all successful TV shows adapted from hit movies. Sometimes it doesn’t. Clueless, Delta House, and Ferris Bueller all failed on the small screen. But sometimes television does this thing where they adapt something but don’t ever bother getting the rights to the source material.”

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