Retrospective: When Horror Films Inspire TV Shows

This year, we're seeing big networks embracing the horror genre - thanks to the successes of True Blood, American Horror Story, Dexter and The Walking Dead. And while there are certainly some original projects - and reboots (The Munsters) - heading into the pipeline, big screen fare is informing some forthcoming television shows.

Bryan Fuller is at work on Hannibal, which looks at the early days of Hannibal Lecter, and A&E is developing Bates Motel, another prequel of sorts that looks into the history of a madman, in this case, Norman Bates.

With these shows on the way, Shock Till You Drop thought it'd be a good time to look at some other movies-turned-TV shows that onces graced the screen.

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