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#26 OFFLINE   Rich

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Posted 23 October 2013 - 11:01 AM

I watched a few minutes and tossed it. For this troglodyte, the Burr character and his cadence particularly, were completely missing. And I think using a very good actor who's other than older, slower and white was a mistake. At least for some of us who recall the originals. 

 

Blair Underwood seems to be one of those actors who will never get that one show or movie that will set him up as a superstar.  I actually have a name for this syndrome:  The Joe Pepitone Syndrome.  Covers anyone who doesn't live up to expectations.  

 

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Posted 23 October 2013 - 11:04 AM

I agree.  But I guess it works sometimes - see Battlestar Galactica.  I was appalled Starbuck was going to be female.  But apparently, she was a huge hit!  I actually didn't even watch, just for that reason.

 

It was better than the first series, I think.  Still not in the same class as other SF series, such as Star Trek: The Next Generation. But, not a bad series either.  

 

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Posted 30 October 2013 - 12:28 PM

Why not: Howdy Doody?

because bob keeshan (the original claribelle the clown and captain kangaroo) has been dead for several years.



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Posted 30 October 2013 - 01:48 PM

I was referring to outlandish remakes, not really making dead actors the central subject. 


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