Top 5 TV Shows That Deserve a Reboot

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1.
Bewitched (1964 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
A witch married to an ordinary man cannot resist using her magic powers to solve the problems her family faces. (25 mins.)
“ In today's world of vampire craze and werewolf mania now would be a perfect time to update the tale of lovable witch Samantha to a modern day 21st century audience. Even though the show is a classic and is still revered today I think, partially because of the way the humour reflects the time period it was written in. I think if the studio got the casting and script right it could be a sort of supernatural Dharma and Greg. And also a lot of the ideas could be slightly updated like instead of being a housewife Samantha could be working maybe in an office/high school and a new angle about her having to hide her secret from her colleagues. I think a reboot of Bewitched has massive potential and would be a nice change in tone from the ultra dark, humourless paranormal romance genre which is currently overtaking the world. ” - LadyN1
 
2.
The Long, Hot Summer (1965 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
Ben Quick returns to the Southern town of Frenchman's Bend to claim his inheritance and soon runs afoul of local power Boss Varner... (48 mins.)
“ Based off the 1958 movie which was based on the books by William Faulkner, the Long Hot Summer is sort of like a mix of True Blood and Dallas. It has everything action, drama and steamy romance all against the backdrop of an Old South. The show I think wasn't given a real chance because it ended after just one season and it was actually very compelling. I think it would be a really great idea if not for a series then for a soap opera. I think though unlike most of the other shows on this list , the only way it could work was if it was kept in the original time in which it was written and have it work as a period piece. Still here's hoping one day someone sees it for the gem it is and sweeps it up. ” - LadyN1
 
3.
Freaks and Geeks (1999 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.9/10 X  
A high school mathlete starts hanging out with a group of burnouts while her younger brother navigates his freshman year. (44 mins.)
“ Yes before the armies of 90s nostalgia come barging down my door hear me out. I love the original show. I think it's witty, original and pretty realistic depiction of teenage angst and issues. But again like the Long Hot Summer it was another show show down in it's prime and I think it deserves another chance to come back and expand on the stories and characters for a modern audience. Also again the fact that it's a show set in a not too long ago past will give it extra edge and with the development in tv in the past 10 years a lot more chances to make the design look more authentic I always felt that although set in the 80s the show looked more like it was set in the 90s when it was being filmed. Plus come on does anyone else want to know if at some point Lindsey and Daniel or Lindsey and Nick got together? Without having to go through cliche ridden fanfiction? ” - LadyN1
 
4.
Smart Guy (1997 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
Ten-year-old genius (Tahj Mowry) has skipped six grades into high school. This incredible promotion somewhat aggravates his teenage siblings. (30 mins.)
“ When looking generally comparing the shows on the Disney Channel now to the shows in the late 90s-early 00s there's such a difference in style you'd find it hard to believe they were showing on the same network. Smart Guy took it's audience seriously. Despite being aimed for kids-preteens it had the humour and ability to touch on issues in a way that was understandable and hilarious. Also the characters all I felt were developed over the course of the season for example the character of Mo, was the typical dumb friend of the popular son but he was also, and this is partially due to Omar Gooding Jr's performance, sweet and in some cases mature and good at advice. They didn't just stick to the idea of "hey kids check out this goofiness!" That seems to be going on in most kids shows these days. ” - LadyN1
 
5.
Daria (1997 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
A smart and cynical girl goes through teenage life as a proud outsider in a world of mainly idiotic adolescents and condescending adults. (30 mins.)
Director: Karen Disher
“ Probably up there as one of the greatest tv shows of all time it astounds me that Beavis and Butthead continues to get the acclaim and even a reboot but Daria is often forgotton about. In my opinion Daria is a vastly superior show. How many times can you say that about a spinoff? The writing especially for Daria is absolutely fantastic. It's sharp and biting in it's portrayl of what at the time was popular culture but a the same time it didn't, similar to Smart Guy, condescend to it's audience. It took the characters especially Daria and Jane seriously and made them both engaging and entertaining but also well rounded. If Daria can paint both a sardonic and heartfelt picture of 90s-early 00s imagine what it can do for the modern day pop culture. I'd personally love to see Daria take on the growth of reality tv shows like the Kardashians or the expansion of social networking sites like facebook and twitter as a means of starting arguements or love triangles. So come on MTV reboot Daria. A show that is not afraid to have something to say and be funny while saying it. ” - LadyN1