That thing you like is being rebooted
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That thing you like is being rebooted. The streaming service you forgot you pay for is bringing back that movie or TV show you watched in the '80s or '90s or whatever.
According to Variety, this new version is a reimagining that pays homage to the original while adopting new and exciting directions.
The main character has been gender-flipped or race-flipped or it's the same guy but now they've got a kid they don't understand and their text messages appear on the screen. Or maybe the new show explores the emotional journeys of the supporting cast and the original main character isn't there at all.
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The original character is back or maybe they aren't, and they tweeted how proud they are about it or pissed off that nobody asked them. The original creator is credited as executive producer, and is very excited to be involved in this new opportunity to continue the characters they created while being paid for it all over again.
The streaming service you didn't know that you got free with your phone plan is planning to expand the franchise by having an animated prequel, three live action spin-offs and a TikTok challenge.
That thing you prefer to do was previously rebooted in 2003, but only lasted one season.
Remakes have always been a problem, but reboots have not occurred in the streaming age. New versions of those you like dominate the big screen, small screen, and whiteboards in media company strategy meetings. Original content is all very nice at awards time, but it isn't enough, not when massive media monoliths are desperately trying to get you to sign up for their streaming service or go see their movies orpreferably both.
The Santa Clause, Quantum Leap, Bel-Air, Dexter, The Sopranos, Deadwood, Saved By The Bell, Jack Ryan, The Twilight Zone, Charlie's Angels, The Wonder Years, Charmed, The L Word, Hidden in Space, DuckTales, The Untouchables, He-Man, iCarly, Amazing Stories, Party Down, Full House, Will and Grace, Carmen San Diego, Gossip Girl, 24, Twin Peaks, and basically all