We’re living in an age of remakes, revivals, and reboots. A
lot of the time that means having to put up with sad rehashes of The X-Files or
tedious nostalgia-fests like Fuller House. It seems that no TV executive has
ever heard the phrase “just because you can, doesn’t mean you should.”
month a new TV reboot or remake is announced, dragging a property out from
decades in the grave or adapting a successful show from another country simply
because it’s possible. Sure, it’s easy
to complain about bad TV, but what’s hard is sifting through the pile of
endless reboots to find something watchable.
Even better than watchable though, is great, and sometimes a
TV reboot can be just that. Mixing the right behind the scenes talent with the
right cast could actually elevate a TV reboot to the point where the original
version looks like a pale imitation. This type of TV reboot doesn’t come along
very often, but when it does it’s the job of us as television fans to sit up
and take notice - and then binge every episode over the course of one sickening
It’s true that OG TV is usually your best bet, but when it
comes to these 10 shows it’s safe to skip the original and follow the old
saying: out with the old and in with the new.
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