17 Supporting TV Characters Who Deserve Their Own Shows (PHOTOS)

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17 Supporting TV Characters Who Deserve Their Own Shows (PHOTOS)

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17 Supporting TV Characters Who Deserve Their Own Shows (PHOTOS)

Every once in a while, a supporting character on a favorite series stands out so much, we have to wonder what the show would be like if they were at the center.

Not every supporting TV character has the right stuff, but we think these 17 characters could easily break out on their own.

Scroll through the gallery to see our favorite supporting characters and where we see their hypothetical spin-off taking them.


17 Supporting TV Characters Who Deserve Their Own Shows (PHOTOS)
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Mona Vanderwaal, 'Pretty Little LIars'

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Mona Vanderwaal, 'Pretty Little LIars'

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We know our girl crush on Mona is getting a little out of control, but she's seriously one of the most underappreciated characters on PLL and definitely one of the most intriguing.

No show with triple threat Janel Parrish out in front would be dull.

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Caroline Forbes, 'The Vampire Diaries'

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Caroline Forbes, 'The Vampire Diaries'

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Candice King's character didn't get a happy ending in the Vampire Diaries finale, but maybe we could right that somehow by peering into the next chapter of Caroline's life.

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Mrs. S., 'Orphan Black'

Mrs. S., 'Orphan Black'

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Tatiana Maslany and her endless cast of clones are obviously the stars of this show with good reason, and Sarah's brother Felix gets a decent amount of love from fans, but we want to know more about Mrs. S.

Over the course of five seasons, we learned this foster mama is basically a badass of the highest order, and we'd be interested to see her younger, punk days during The Troubles.

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Jack, 'Will & Grace'

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Jack, 'Will & Grace'

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We're happy about the reboot and everything, but Will's best friend was always the real star of the Must See TV show. Let's make that official.

You can call it Just Jack — only please make sure Karen stops by frequently.

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Arya Stark, 'Game of Thrones'

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Arya Stark, 'Game of Thrones'

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<p>We know we can expect <a href="http://www.wetpaint.com/game-of-thrones-spinoff-1510610/"><em>GOT</em> spin-offs in the future</a>, but the one we most want to see has <a href="http://www.wetpaint.com/maisie-williams/">Maisie Williams</a>&#39;s vengeful Stark at the center. (Granted she makes it to the <a href="http://www.wetpaint.com/game-of-thrones/"><em>Game of Thrones</em></a> series finale alive, that is!)</p>


<p>Now that a girl has no name and can pretty much masquerade as anyone she wants, any of our faves could pop up again.</p>


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Kurt, 'Glee'

Kurt, 'Glee'

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We can think of no better path to follow than Kurt Hummel's — with or without Blaine. 

Maybe a Bold Type-style seriocomedy about him working in fashion journalism?

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Petra, 'Jane the Virgin'

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Petra, 'Jane the Virgin'

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Yael Grobglas's performance as Petra Solano is so good, they had to give her an evil twin just to give her more screen time. So how great would it be if Petra got a full hour every week?

(And maybe Anezka could visit "beautiful sister" on occasion.)

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Daryl, 'The Walking Dead'

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Daryl, 'The Walking Dead'

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He's way too much of a badass to be anyone's sidekick forever. The Walking Dead's Daryl could lead his own band of survivors, or we could even go back in time to catch a glimpse of his life pre-apocalypse.

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Erlich Bachman, 'Silicon Valley'

Erlich Bachman, 'Silicon Valley'

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While we doubt TJ Miller would be into it, given his recent comments, we see a lot of opportunities for a show about Bachman.

Whether it follows him back to the states or continues his life as a slave in a Tibetan opium den, the fan favorite could definitely hold his own.

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Ron Swanson, 'Parks and Recreation'

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Ron Swanson, 'Parks and Recreation'

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The ultimate man's man would do well at the helm of his own show. We're thinking something like Parks and Rec meets Home Improvement.

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Creed, 'The Office'

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Creed, 'The Office'

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This show could get super dark, but there's no Dunder Mifflin employee with more untold secrets than Creed.

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Peter Prentice, 'Mindy Project'

Peter Prentice, 'Mindy Project'

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We've missed Peter since he moved to Dallas. The only solution is to give Adam Pally a starring role in a spin-off.

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Callie, 'Grey's Anatomy'

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Callie, 'Grey's Anatomy'

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Now that she's in New York, we'd love to see what the former Grey Sloan doc is up to in the Big Apple. We know we aren't alone in this wish — there's even a fan-made trailer!

We know Sara Ramirez wanted to move on to non Grey's Anatomy projects and play other roles, but if shot on location, an NYC-set series would definitely enable her to keep up her theater work!

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Randall, 'This Is Us'

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Randall, 'This Is Us'

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We aren't ready for him to leave the actual show, but we adore his wife and kids so much — and his father, William — that we wouldn't be at all mad at a show that focused only on his branch of the Pearson family tree.

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Elijah, 'Girls'

Elijah, 'Girls'

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Andrew Rannells is a national treasure, and Elijah is 70 percent of the reason we were even able to put up with Hannah for six seasons. Give. him. his. own. Show.

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Titus, 'Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt'

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Titus, 'Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt'

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At a certain point, Titus's character is going to become too big for the show to have someone else's name in the title.

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Jughead, 'Riverdale'

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Jughead, 'Riverdale'

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Let's face it, Archie is boring AF — though we don't mind seeing KJ Apa's abs on the reg. 

Maybe instead of a Jughead spin-off starring Cole Sprouse, can we all just collectively agree that the real star is F.P. Jones III himself and Arch is his sidekick?

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Every once in a while, a supporting character on a favorite series stands out so much, we have to wonder what the show would be like if they were at the center.

Not every supporting TV character has the right stuff, but we think these 17 characters could easily break out on their own.

Scroll through the gallery to see our favorite supporting characters and where we see their hypothetical spin-off taking them.