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From the big screen to the small screen!

It’s a good thing creative ideas can be recycled into something better, otherwise these TV shows would have been left on the cutting floor. Sometimes, fate intervenes, and rejected movie projects are turned into something greater. Originally conceived as feature films, these fan-favorite TV shows were very close to being chucked. 

While most of us agree that living in the age of Peak TV is glorious, making movie adaptations is still some people’s ultimate goal. Of course, they might disagree in hindsight, since TV allows for more experimental and inclusive content to be made on the regular. For these series, things definitely worked out in the end! Keep reading to find out what made it on our list of TV Shows That Were Developed From Abandoned Movie Scripts.