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Favourite TV shows that are actually reboots

Espresso Logo By Jesse Roddy of Espresso | Slide 1 of 21: “If it ain’t broke don’t fix it” is decidedly not the motto that fuels the Hollywood machine. Recent times have seen overpaid studio executives follow the dollar trail deep into the heart of nostalgia, a place where there’s no such thing as a TV show that can’t be completely—and often unnecessarily—rebooted. As with any creative endeavour, some results have fallen flat while others have inserted fresh updates. Here are 20 popular shows that you may not have even known are new takes on old classics.

Favourite TV shows that are actually reboots

“If it ain’t broke don’t fix it” is decidedly not the motto that fuels the Hollywood machine. Recent times have seen overpaid studio executives follow the dollar trail deep into the heart of nostalgia, a place where there’s no such thing as a TV show that can’t be completely—and often unnecessarily—rebooted. As with any creative endeavour, some results have fallen flat while others have inserted fresh updates. Here are 20 popular shows that you may not have even known are new takes on old classics.

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