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8 TV Shows You Had No Idea Were Based on the Movies!

4) M*A*S*H

The film was released in 1970 and the TV show didn’t come out until 1973. The famous theme song was written by the director’s son for the film, a tune that made millions (as opposed to the film, which did not).

3) Dirty Dancing

The classic 1987 film set in the ’60s was made into a TV show only a year after the hit first debuted in theaters. The TV remake starred Patrick Cassidy and Melora Hardin.

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2) Margie

The 1961 TV program was modeled after the 1946 film of the same name.

1) Mr. Lucky

This title was a 1959 TV show and also a 1943 film (the latter which starred Cary Grant and Laraine Day).

Here’s a peek back at the TV show and another listen one of the most wonderful songs composed by Henry Mancini for the show! Enjoy!

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