Go Go Gadget!

Discussion in 'TV & Media' started by Kelthaz, Jun 14, 2013.

  1. Kelthaz

    Kelthaz Rear Admiral Rear Admiral

    Apr 28, 2005
    Toronto, Ontario
    Everyone's favourite bumbling idiot returns to television. No, not Wesley. Not Joxer. Not Sam with bad luck. Yeah, that one.

    Inspector Gadget is being rebooted by a Canadian Company called DHX Media and is going to start airing on Teletoon in Fall 2014. I loved the show growing up, but nostalgia aside it's a fairly crappy show. I hope this modern remake turns out to be more than a cheap cash-in and we end up with TMNT 2012 or even Thunder Cats 2011 quality.
  2. trekkiebaggio

    trekkiebaggio Vice Admiral Admiral

    Jul 20, 2004
    Dancing to the Jailhouse Rock
    I kinda hope they go with the fan theory that Dr. Claw was the original policeman that Inspector Gadget was based on.
  3. Random_Spock

    Random_Spock Rear Admiral Rear Admiral

    Sep 4, 2009
    Wow. That show brings back memories :). Hopefully they'll do a good job on the reboot. Not counting on it though.
  4. Gil T.Azell

    Gil T.Azell Rear Admiral Rear Admiral

    Mar 11, 2005
    Gil T.Azell
    Who would you want to Voice Gadget?
    (as you know Don Adams passed away)
  5. captain crow

    captain crow Fleet Captain Fleet Captain

    Mar 7, 2009
    sliver dog bone shaped satellite in Earth orbit
    Maurice LaMarche, who's been voicing Gadget since Adams's death.

    I hope they bring back the original Gadget Mobile.
  6. Admiral2

    Admiral2 Vice Admiral Admiral

    Sep 14, 2004
    I am concerned about this...the last bunch that tried to renew Gadget cast Matthew Broderick and DL Hughley as the fricking car.
  7. MacLeod

    MacLeod Admiral Admiral

    Mar 8, 2001
    Great Britain
    But yes I remember wathcing the old cartoon on ITV. But reboots are the in thing these days
  8. lennier1

    lennier1 Rear Admiral Rear Admiral

    May 3, 2004
    It's a Canadian project instead of an American one, so there's still a faint glimmer of hope.
  9. Redfern

    Redfern Commodore Commodore

    Sep 28, 2006
    Georgia, USA
    So, will they keep the classic schtick of the Inspector repeatedly "falling for" a cross dressing dog?

    You know, that reads a bit more disturbing in print. :wtf: :eek:


  10. CorporalClegg

    CorporalClegg Admiral Admiral

    Aug 23, 2001
    Full of hot air.
    I'm watching the Broderick movie as I type this (It's on Starz ATM.), and it is really terrible.

    Gadget was one of my favorite cartoons when I was a kid. I hope they can do it justice.
  11. Epsilon IX

    Epsilon IX Fleet Captain Fleet Captain

    Nov 4, 2003
    the Alpha Quadrant
  12. Captain McBain

    Captain McBain Captain Captain

    The intro music for Gadget is classic.
  13. Peach Wookiee

    Peach Wookiee Cuddly Mod of Doom Moderator

    May 12, 2001
    Peach Wookiee
    This is the same company that made the new Pound Puppies, Littlest Pet Shop and of course, My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic.
  14. Kemaiku

    Kemaiku Admiral Admiral

    Dec 23, 2004
    Northern Ireland
    DHX are the main production company for the latest My Little Pony, Littlest Pet Shop, Carebears and Transformers reboots.

    Regardless of opinions on the content of those shows, technically they're very impressive and have a pretty generous budget, if Gadget gets the same level of animation production it's at least going to look good and have a talented cast.

    Though it's going to be hard to replace Adams' voice, it did get a little grating and Gadget gets more annoying as the show goes on, hopefully they'll produce a less irritating character this time.
  15. davejames

    davejames Vice Admiral Admiral

    Oct 6, 2001
    Sac, Ca
    Absolutely loved this show as a kid, but yeah, like most of those shows back then it doesn't hold up that well (with the opening title sequence usually being the best part of the show).

    It's still a very cool and fun concept though, and it'd be great to see it really done justice some day.