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The Network should be busily churning out sequels to Hulk's entire ouvre. Fewer Holds Barred, Gentrification Commando, Santa with Man Boobs...

My idea was Rip's son fighting cyborg Zeus.

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The Silver Spoons Detective Agency starring Rick (Don't call him Ricky) Schroder & Jason Bateman.

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Carnivale was quite good, but if it came back, I think I'd prefer a full-on reboot. Start over from scratch. And honestly, it might be better suited for graphic novels or something.

Maybe it's just me, but watching the show, I didn't understand even 1/10th of the mythology. It wasn't until I read the wiki page that it made sense.

Also, I thought the lead actor sucked. But otherwise the casting was great.

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The Silver Spoons Detective Agency starring Rick (Don't call him Ricky) Schroder & Jason Bateman.

It's your move.

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The Silver Spoons Detective Agency starring Rick (Don't call him Ricky) Schroder & Jason Bateman.

It's your move.

 

The only thing I remember about that show is having an instant crush on the girl Bateman's character was crushing on.

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Wait... why would we need one last episode of Quantum Leap?

It ended on a downer but it was kind of a perfect ending

 

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The Silver Spoons Detective Agency starring Rick (Don't call him Ricky) Schroder & Jason Bateman.

 

What's Alfonso Ribeiro doing?

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Probably fronting the Fresh Prince re-boot, if he doesn't blow-up from Unwrapped 2.0.

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Gormenghast?

 

It's interesting: LOTR and Game of Thrones are huge, but it's not like other networks have been lining up to do fantasy programming to cash in on it. You'd think they would.

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Fox had HIEROGLYPH! lined up as their answer to GoT, but then cancelled it before it even aired.

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Gormenghast?

 

It's interesting: LOTR and Game of Thrones are huge, but it's not like other networks have been lining up to do fantasy programming to cash in on it. You'd think they would.

Did the British version air in the US? Some well-known people in it.

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I'm sure it had to at some point.

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Whatever network that is running that AD The Bible Continues show is selling it as GoT like...

 

And putting it head to head with GoT for some damn reason.

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The Bible can't compete with Game of Thrones, quite frankly.

 

It needs more dragons, battles and 9 year old ninja assassins.

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Well, if they were focusing on BC and not AD, battles would be plentiful.

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Fairly recent series I'll grant, but I feel like if Selfie had been a Netflix series it could have found the audience it just didn't otherwise. I want it back for more of David Harewood's character alone.

Young Justice needs a miniseries or a DCAU movie to wrap it. Badly.

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There needs to be a revival of MTV's Downtown and Liquid Television.

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An ultra-dark update of Captain Planet and the Planeteers:

 

The first episode begins in 1995, with Gaia announcing that she has used up all her powers and must go back to "sleep" for a few decades to recharge.  (If you remember, the original pilot opened with Gaia having been in suspended animation for over two hundred years, hence why she did nothing to fight the Industrial Revolution.)

 

The Planeteers volunteer to go into cryogenic sleep with her so they'll be the same age when she awakens, though all are filled with naive optimism that, just five years removed from the 1990 Earth Day (remember what a huge event that was, with TV specials, a speech by President Bush, major news coverage, etc.) humanity is now more dedicated than ever to fight against pollution and global warming.

 

The series then picks up in 2016 with Gaia and the Planeteers awakening to our modern world of BP Oil Spills, Frakking, and record droughts across the globe .  Rather than fight super villians like Hoggish Greedly and Dr. Blight, the Planeteers travel the world trying to convince everyday people and corporations to "live green."

 

In one episode, Ma-Ti tries to convince a young Colombian boy to convince his family to grow something other than cocoa used in cocaine and crack.  Ma-Ti then watches in horror as American military helicopters fly overhead and dump defoliant onto the boy's cocoa plants, killing the plants as part of the War on Drugs.  Then, the local drug lord's men come and murder the boy's family because their cocoa harvest was wiped out.

 

Linka visits family in Russia and discovers that her older brother was killed by "Chechan Seperatists" (though her family implies that it was really Putin loyalists), her other brother is now a devout Putin nationalist who disappeared while fighting "rebels" in the Ukraine, and her father has terminal cancer from inhaling noxious chemicals at the oil refinery where he works.  She summons Captain Planet to try to convince the "Russian leader" (an expy of Putin) to stop pumping and exporting oil, but the people of Moscow themselves begin rioting due to the fact that the Russian economy would collapse if the oil exports stopped.

 

Wheeler travels back to Brooklyn and discovers that his old neighborhood has been gentrified and is now full of hipsters who have caused rent to go so high that his family has had to move to an even poorer ghetto slum and his old apartment building is now a Starbucks.  Wheeler tries to negotiate peace between two local chapters of the Bloods and Crips, but the peace summit is ambushed by the Latin Kings and Ghost Shadows (a real life Chinese street gang in New York), ending in a violent bloodbath where Wheeler is forced to use his Fire Ring to burn to death several dozen gang members in self-defense.

 

Gi travels to China, but mistakenly posts comments critical of the Chinese government on Twitter and is arrested and ends up in a brutal Chinese labor camp, from which the other Planeteers have to rescue her from

 

 

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Baywatch, who can hate a show with a bunch of hot babes in red swimsuits running on the beach?  

 

Put it on Starz and have the producers of Spartacus handle it.  The hot babes run on the beach, and then at night have hot sex.

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An ultra-dark update of Captain Planet and the Planeteers:

 

this may be the most horrifying pitch i've ever read on the internet.

 

 

i'd watch it, tho.

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There's talk of old Canadian animated classic "The Raccoons" coming back. Come on CBC, you need to make this happen.

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An ultra-dark update of Captain Planet and the Planeteers:

The first episode begins in 1995, with Gaia announcing that she has used up all her powers and must go back to "sleep" for a few decades to recharge. (If you remember, the original pilot opened with Gaia having been in suspended animation for over two hundred years, hence why she did nothing to fight the Industrial Revolution.)

The Planeteers volunteer to go into cryogenic sleep with her so they'll be the same age when she awakens, though all are filled with naive optimism that, just five years removed from the 1990 Earth Day (remember what a huge event that was, with TV specials, a speech by President Bush, major news coverage, etc.) humanity is now more dedicated than ever to fight against pollution and global warming.

The series then picks up in 2016 with Gaia and the Planeteers awakening to our modern world of BP Oil Spills, Frakking, and record droughts across the globe . Rather than fight super villians like Hoggish Greedly and Dr. Blight, the Planeteers travel the world trying to convince everyday people and corporations to "live green."

In one episode, Ma-Ti tries to convince a young Colombian boy to convince his family to grow something other than cocoa used in cocaine and crack. Ma-Ti then watches in horror as American military helicopters fly overhead and dump defoliant onto the boy's cocoa plants, killing the plants as part of the War on Drugs. Then, the local drug lord's men come and murder the boy's family because their cocoa harvest was wiped out.

Linka visits family in Russia and discovers that her older brother was killed by "Chechan Seperatists" (though her family implies that it was really Putin loyalists), her other brother is now a devout Putin nationalist who disappeared while fighting "rebels" in the Ukraine, and her father has terminal cancer from inhaling noxious chemicals at the oil refinery where he works. She summons Captain Planet to try to convince the "Russian leader" (an expy of Putin) to stop pumping and exporting oil, but the people of Moscow themselves begin rioting due to the fact that the Russian economy would collapse if the oil exports stopped.

Wheeler travels back to Brooklyn and discovers that his old neighborhood has been gentrified and is now full of hipsters who have caused rent to go so high that his family has had to move to an even poorer ghetto slum and his old apartment building is now a Starbucks. Wheeler tries to negotiate peace between two local chapters of the Bloods and Crips, but the peace summit is ambushed by the Latin Kings and Ghost Shadows (a real life Chinese street gang in New York), ending in a violent bloodbath where Wheeler is forced to use his Fire Ring to burn to death several dozen gang members in self-defense.

Gi travels to China, but mistakenly posts comments critical of the Chinese government on Twitter and is arrested and ends up in a brutal Chinese labor camp, from which the other Planeteers have to rescue her from

Not even gonna lie. I'd watch the hell out of that. But what happened to Kwame?

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I want HBO to reassemble the cast and crew of season 2 of True Detective and have the "Vinci Massacre" scene from episode 4 be re-filmed, twice, with two "guest directors:"

 

The first will be staged and directed by Walter Hill:

 

 

The second will be staged and directed by Michael Mann, not in the "Heat" style but in the handheld, digital video style seen in Miami Vice and the otherwise awful Black Hat:

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NZxdJmXaIS0

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McCloud- from 1971-1977, Dennis Weaver starred as Sam McCloud, a cheerful U.S. Marshal from Taos, New Mexico on special assignment to New York City.  Always seeing the best in people, McCloud refused to be put off by the sleaze and filth of 1970s New York City, all while using "the Cowboy Way" to capture the bad guys.

 

In this new version, Sam McCloud is a sullen, alcoholic, borderline sociopath U.S. Marshal who follows a strict "shoot first and ask questions never" policy towards the bad guys.  After blowing away an unarmed Mexican marijuana farmer (he was reaching for his wallet, which vaguely looked like a gun) triggers massive civil rights protests, McCloud is transferred by his superiors from his beloved Taos, New Mexico to the Marshal's office in Seattle, Washington.  

 

Making Hank Voight from Chicago P.D. seem like a nice guy in comparison, the city of Seattle is turned upside down as McCloud uses his .44 Magnum revolver to dish out justice "frontier style" to the people of Pike Street, Capitol Hill, and Queen Anne.

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Oh, apparently Fox were asked about a Firefly reboot at a press thing last week. They pointed out they'd have been open-minded about it, but can't do it since they don't own the rights anymore. They sold them and that's how the movie came about.

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