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An attempt without understanding the past successes.
Beyond Productions made this show as a very loosely related to a vastly better show, Beyond 2000 (and the predecessor to that, Towards 2000, is also worth a look too).
From the tacky and out of place theme music to taking credit for Mythbusters as "Beyond Tomorrow's Mythbusters" while Mythbusters screened on another channel at the same time B.T aired in Australia, they really screwed up.
The stories are a decent attempt, but usually fall towards "give the viewers the EASIEST explanations, no more detail" instead of "The calibrator ignites the fuel, heating the alloy, allowing it to bend..." type detail levels that the old series used.
It was a rush onto the Retro Train with little to no idea what made the past successes the successes they became.
We can only hope next time they try, they actually pay attention.
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