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Question of the Week - Retro Re-Makes

I will start by saying that my weekend without baby or husband was fantastic. Wow! I didn't realize I needed that break, but I really did. Fortunately, Londo realized I needed the break and not only encouraged it but came up with the idea and planned how it would work. That man is the best, and my sanity thanks him for all that he does.

I'll go on (and on) about the weekend in another post, but I did want to mention that I got to go out to dinner and a movie with my SIL and parents. We ate a fantastic meal at a nice restaurant, where I didn't have to worry about anyone eating but myself. Then, we saw Get Smart, which was really a great movie! I was worried Steve Catrell would be over-the-top or the humour would be all slapstick, both of which would have just frustrated me. But it wasn't either! It had good action and was actually REALLY funny! I can't believe how much I laughed and enjoyed it.

And it made me want to see the old TV show episodes, which I used to watch on Nickelodeon. Just like the new, really well done Battlestar Galactica got Londo and I to watch the old episodes, which were pretty campy but fun. Or the new Transformers movie made me want to watch the old cartoons.

So the question of the week is:
What show or movie would you like to see come out as a re-make?

I have so many I'd like to see, but I'm going to have to think about what my final answer(s) will be. I'll post it later. For now, tell me what you'd like to see!

I figured out my answer. I want a remake TV show of The A-Team. And I pity the fool who doesn't agree with me!


Becoming Mommy said…
Actually, its hard to think of one I would. I've seen so many that paled in comparison to the originals. Or ones I thought so little of I actually beleived they ruined it.

Maybe Plan 9 or the Incubus. Both are so completely aweful to begin with, they could only be improved.
paola said…
Wow, didn't know there was a remake of Get Smart. Love that show. I'm not really into re-makes, but I'd be curious to see if they could pull off a Gilligan's Island.

Glad you got a well-earned rest.
My Buddy Mimi said…
I was always a big sucker for The Love Boat, but maybe that's too cheesy to pull off now.
La folle maman said…
I loved Get Smart as well. I'm glad to hear that the movie was good.

I really can't think of a remake that would be possible that I'd also like. I'd say Three's Company but that concept is no longer shocking, or even funny for that matter. I watched it a few months ago and wondered to myself why I thought it was so funny. Perhaps they could do a remake and change Jack's name to Jorge or something and make him an illegal immigrant? And Roper a member of the Freedom Riders or that group of citizens that patrol the border? Not sure that would be funny either.

A-team though, that would be good!
Tranny Head said…
See . . . I can't do remakes. I just can't. They're never as good as the original!
Colleen said…
hmmm...I was thinking Cheers, but that wouldn't make for a good movie. I think you got it when you said A-Team. Although Wonder Woman might be pretty cool!
La folle maman said…
I just turned on the t.v. and looks like they might have finally come up with a winning formula for a new Family Feud. This time, it's with celebrities winning for charities and Al Roker is hosting. So far, it seems pretty good. Although, it won't be a true Family Feud without Richard Dawson hitting on the women. :P
MommyEm said…
I would love to see a live action re-make of the old Dungeons & Dragons cartoon. I also wouldn't mind a better remake of Fantasy Island than the one they did in 1998, but who could replace Ricardo Montalban??

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