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Poll: Fresh Takes on Crime Shows

We know these shows. And we know the drill: kick-butt hero who fights drug dealers and gets the love interest. But what if these shows were rebooted with different plots? Which would you want to watch? Discuss here!

Make Your Choice

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    The Rockford Files (1974)

    New Premise: In present day, two siblings uncover a series of writings belonging to their deceased father, Malibu Private Investigator Jim Rockford. The journals detail unexplained and supernatural things he witnessed during his years on the job. As they read, the show flashes back to the 1970's when he experienced them. Genre: Sci-fi/Horror/Action/Drama
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    Murder, She Wrote (1984)

    New Premise: Mystery writer Jessica Fletcher lives through her fictional heroine of the same name. She secludes in her mansion in Cabot Cove, Maine, and soon the lines between the real Jessica and made up one begin to blur. Genre: Drama/Physiological Thriller
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    Remington Steele (1982)

    New Premise: Lara Holt journeys to Brazil to export fine steel from Remington Steele Group for the United States - but the company's CEO has plans to draft her into reconnaissance. Genre: Drama/Action
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    Simon & Simon (1981)

    New Premise: Rick Simon is a private investigator with a thriving business, but things get eerie when he suspects he has a clone. Genres: Sci-fi/Drama/Action
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    21 Jump Street (1987)

    New Premise: A young cop in Vancouver wanders up abandoned 21st street... only to find that it is a portal to a parallel dimension, and ends up in Metropolis, Evergreen State. Genres: Sci-fi/Drama/Action
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    MacGyver (1985)

    New Premise: Angus MacGyver, a retired detective in Scotland, spends his days tracking down the elusive Loch Ness Monster, who he believes is responsible for killing his family. Genre: Action/Cryptozoology
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    Cagney & Lacey (1981)

    New Premise: Two rival crime bosses fight for control of futuristic Manhattan in 2049. They are both investigated by detectives of the NYPD, Shirlene Holmes and Joanna Watson. Genre: Action/Crime/Sci-fi

    Suggested by Ed Jones.

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    Hill Street Blues (1981)

    New Premise: A couple of gritty cops discover they all have a passion for blues music, and form a band - but it may interfere with their jobs. Genre: Comedy
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    Miami Vice (1984)

    New Premise: When the President of the United States becomes incapacitated, the job is handed down to his lazy Vice President, who hails from Miami, Florida, and he must learn to handle his duties wisely. Genre: Comedy
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    Breaking Bad (2008)

    New Premise: A reluctant rancher must tame a wild horse his father named "Bad". Genre: Drama/Family
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    Better Call Saul (2015)

    New Premise: In the 1870's, Saul Goodman claims he invented the telephone before Alexander Graham Bell, which leads to all sorts of issues. Genre: Dramedy/Historical Fiction
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    CHiPs (1977)

    New Premise: Two brothers inherit a snack food company famous for it's potato chips. Genre: Comedy
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    Hawaii Five-O (1968)

    New Premise: In an apocalyptic future, residents of Hawaii struggle with an unexplained change in weather, where the temperature in the beach state doesn't get over 50 degrees. Genre: Sc-fi/Drama
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    You (2018)

    New Premise: Each episode of the series presents a mystery, and is left unsolved only for the audience (you) to puzzle out. Genre: Crime/Mystery
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    Shetland (2013)

    New Premise: A New York cop is introduced to his new partner: a shetland pony with a knack for solving crime. Genre: Comedy/Crime
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    Twin Peaks (1990)

    New Premise: Two indentical detectives, Sara and Queenie Peak, meet and discover they are actually twins separated at birth. Genre: Drama/Crime
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    Monk (2002)

    New Premise: Adrian, a Catholic monk in Ireland, solves crime in his small community. Genre: Drama/Mystery

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