Thu, 8 Feb, 2018Danielle McCarthy

5 TV shows you had no idea were based on movies

5 TV shows you had no idea were based on movies

Some of the most classic TV shows were actually inspired from films.

If you consider yourself a fan of any of these shows, make sure you check out the movie that it was based on.

Here are five TV shows that many don’t know were inspired by movies.

1. Bewitched

The popular TV show was inspired by the 1942 film I Married A Witch.

2. M*A*S*H

The movie was released in 1970 and the show didn’t come out until 1973. The iconic theme song was written by the director’s son, originally for the film.

3. Margie

The program created in 1961 was based on the 1946 film of the same name.

4. Mr Lucky

This 1959 TV show was based off a 1943 film of the same name, which starred Cary Grant and Laraine Day.

5. Passport to Danger

The iconic film Casablanca inspired the show Passport to Danger, which starred Caesar Romero and ran from 1954-58.