So bloody sick of weekly TV reboots

Discussion in 'TV & Media' started by Foxhot, Oct 25, 2013.

  1. Foxhot

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    Ironside, Murder She Wrote, Charmed, Breaking Bad.......

    Enough.
     
  2. JirinPanthosa

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    Better reboots than rehashes.

    I'd welcome a Columbo reboot. Sure they'd butcher it, but at least we'd have a detective show that was about talking to and outsmarting people and not just about finding DNA on something.
     
  3. Gaith

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  4. Mr. Laser Beam

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    As Christopher will no doubt remind us in about ten seconds: there are no original stories. :lol:

    Although foxhot still has a point. There seem to be way too many reboots these days. They should dial it back a bit!

    @Gaith: Too much goat cheese in salad? :lol:
     
  5. Sketcher

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    Breaking Bad's a reboot :confused::confused::confused:
     
  6. Melakon

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    I've not watched TV in years (analog tech TV), but I was getting sick of "reality" shows by then anyway.
     
  7. Dick_Valentine

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    All these TV Shows coming back.

    But still no Robot Wars/Battlebots.

    C'monnnnn, TV execs! Literally EVERYTHING else is coming back and most of the robots are still around.

    C'monnnnnnnnnnnnnnnn!
     
  8. Mr. Laser Beam

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    And let me be clear, Wipeout is not a reboot of MXC, it's a RIPOFF! :scream:
     
  9. bigdaddy

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    They need to reboot Mystery Science Theatre 3000.
     
  10. Gaith

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    I think he's referring to the upcoming spin-off series. Which isn't quite the same, but... :p
     
  11. bigdaddy

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    It's being redone for some Spanish speaking country, but i wouldn't consider that a reboot.
     
  12. cylkoth

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    And have NBC reboots of Bionic Women and Knight Rider beamed up to the Satellite of Love.
     
  13. BillJ

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    Then don't watch them. Problem solved.
     
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  14. bigdaddy

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    It's clear no one is, but networks are picking up stupid reboots and passing on what could be good tv.
     
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  15. Nerys Myk

    Nerys Myk The Real Me Premium Member

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    I dunno, a fair amount of the "original" programs look pretty stupid too. Remakes probably look safe to the networks. Name recognition and its a plus if the property is owned by the network or a sister company they keep the dollars "in the family".
     
  16. bigdaddy

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    Still does CBS really need a Charmed reboot? Murder, She Wrote? Knight Rider and Bionic Woman made some sense, but others just ended and others still don't really have a fan base. What fanbase do you think Murder, She Wrote has? They are all dead. :lol:
     
  17. Nerys Myk

    Nerys Myk The Real Me Premium Member

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    Since I'm of the opinion that Charmed and Murder She Wrote didn't need to be made in the first place, you're asking the wrong guy. ;)
     
  18. wissaboo

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    How did Knight Rider and Bionic Woman make sense? :lol:

    As to reboots, they are so successful in theaters it was really onlly a matter of time before they were all over the small screen.
     
  19. Nerys Myk

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    I suppose there has been an uptick in TV remakes, but they're hardly unknown in previous seasons. Some of the earliest TV shows were remakes/reboots of Radio shows.
     
  20. RandyS

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    Same here. All my TV viewing is done by DVD now. Mostly classic stuff, or shows that were on when I was a young man (twenty years ago). Occasionally I'll watch something new, but even then, not until it's on DVD.

    By which time, the "new" show is already a year old.