When a show is successful in any part of the world, it makes business sense to wring it for all its financial worth. This can be done in a number of ways – the best way is to simply import television shows from broadcasters and watch them, simples. The likes of Prison Break, Lost and 24 have proved popular to UK consumers as have The Office, Doctor Who and Torchwood to the USA.
But people have to remake things for their countryman, and you may think America is the main protagonist in this regard, as they tend to remake a fair few things, but so has the UK. Take a look at some across the pond remakes and rip offs on the following pages.