The New Zealand Herald took a look at some of the best spinoffs and of course, Xena: Warrior Princess is listed because it was a spectacular spinoff from it's parent Hercules.

SIDESHOW GODS: FIVE MORE TOP TV SPIN-OFFS
New Zealand Herald
20 February 2020

SETTING ASIDE the endless NCIS, Law & Order and Chicago iterations, here are some other great spin-offs with slightly more organic origins.

ImageXENA: WARRIOR PRINCESS (1995-2001)

Cast in this New Zealand-shot series at the last minute, Lucy Lawless went on to become a queer icon thanks to her steely, textured and hilarious portrayal of a bad girl trying to do good. The show ended up surpassing its parent series, Hercules: The Legendary Journeys, both in quality and cultural significance.

Source: Printed Edition, NZ HERALD 20 February 2020