Here’s something that surprised even the most jaded TVWriter™ minions. Emily Longeretta, columnist at what probably is the most “fannish” TV column on the interwebs, has come out and said something, well, to us it’s something wonderful: “Even as a nostalgia-lover, I’m over it.” But why trust us when you can see for yourself:
by Emily Longeretta
I could sing Uncle Jesse’s ‘Forever’ in my sleep; I’m dying to know who Rory ends up with; and honestly, I wasn’t sure if I still believed without Mulder and Scully. But even I am ready to throw in the overused towel.
How much is too much? Well, this is it. It seems that as a TV writer, every day there is news breaking of a new TV show being remade or rebooted — either the original cast is coming back and picking up where they left off, or a whole new group is taking on the original story. Either way, the ideas are still one thing: old.
I’m not complaining about the nostalgic feelings — I could spend every day watching Dawson’s Creek reruns and die a happy person: TV was different then and many, like me, enjoyed it more. I get it. But at this point, the number of shows on TV that are just recycling or recreating old content is getting
a little ridiculous.
Shows ended for a reason….