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Buzzword term
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<b>Meaning:</b> an officially-recgonised continuaton series utilising either the some or all of the original cast of a series and/or using the same premise and/or set in the same town / country / universe as television series already (or recently) on-air. Spin-offs are usually produced by the same production company / team responsible for the originating series.
 
Examples:
*"Stargate Atlantis" is a spin-off of "Stargate SG-1"
*"Star Trek Deep Space Nine" was a spin-off of "Star Trek: The Next Generation"
*"Star Trek Voyager" was a spin-off of "Star Ttek Deep Space Nine"
*"Crusade" was a spin-off of "Babylon 5"
 
The new [[Battlestar Galactica (RDM)|Battlestar Galactica]] is ''not'' a spin-off, but a [[Re-imagined|re-imagining]] of the [[Battlestar Galactica (TOS)|original series]].
 
 
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