WATCH: 10 Failed Aaron Spelling TV Shows


By Andrew Belonsky

Crime, crap, and Drew Barrymore.

1. CHOPPER ONE: Aaron Spelling helped break new ground in the action-drama genre in the 1970s, but even he couldn't make Chopper One, an ABC show that aired in 1974, a high-flying hit.

2. B.A.D. CATS: Aaron Spelling's television programming had a tendency to both copy itself and resemble its own parody, as seen in this 1980 replica of the Spelling hits Starsky and Hutch and TJ Hooker. In this case, Michele Pfeiffer provided the required beauty, while the title's gimmicky acronym stood for Burglary Auto Detail Commercial Auto Thefts. Ugh.

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