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6 TV shows for nostalgic people
If the world of TV shows offers a lot of new series every month, some like to play the nostalgia card. Emblematic movies are coming back on the small screen with a TV show sequel for example. Here are six that will appeal to everyone.
Starting from November 30th, Disney+ will broadcast its new TV show Willow, sequel to the famous 1988 movie. In this new adventure, happening 34 years later, a princess unites a group of underdogs while trying to save her twin brother. and , of course, Willow Ufgood (played by Warwick Davis) is joining the party. Fans of the magical and fantasy universe already longed for the incredible journey ahead and the nostalgia it brings with it.
While the Karate Kid saga made a lot of teens dream of becoming a martial art expert since 1984, Johnny Lawrence and Daniel LaRusso’s rivalry came back to the screen in 2018 with the show Cobra Kai. First broadcasted on YouTube and then bought back by Netflix, the show follows a new generation of karatekas, learning martial arts under the orders of the two characters we followed in Karate Kid.
The Santa Clauses
Christmases in the 90s were marked by The Santa Clause saga with Tim Allen playing a man who has to become the new Santa Claus. Sixteen years after the third movie, the actor is back in The Santa Clause universe with a TV show. Called The Santa Clauses and available on Disney+ since November 16th. The official logline reads : “Scott Calvin is on the brink of his 65th birthday and realizing that he can't be Santa forever. He's starting to lose a step in his Santa duties, and more importantly, he's got a family who could benefit from a life in the normal world, especially two sons, one that grew up in Lakeside, Illinois and one that grew up at the Pole. With a lot of elves, children, and family to please, Scott sets out to find a suitable replacement Santa while preparing his family for a new adventure in a life south of the pole.” Beside Tim Allen, we can find Elizabeth Mitchell, David Krumholtz and also Austin Kane and Elizabeth Allen Dick.
Full House is one of the most emblematic sitcoms from the 80/90s, following the crazy daily life of the Tanner family. While the show ended in 1995, Stephanie, D.J, Jesse, Joey, Danny and even Kimmy came back in 2016, 20 years later, on Netflix. Everybody is all grown-up now and fans can now follow the lives of the women who only were kids and teens in the original show… Unfortunately, Mary-Kate and Ashley didn’t reprise the role of Michelle.
Ash vs Evil Dead
Horror fans are also well-served in terms of nostalgia. Evil Dead made quite an impact on fans when it came out in 1981. The franchise went a little bit more for dark humor with its second movie, while keeping a horrifying and gruesome atmosphere… Before embracing a completely cartoonesque vibe with the third movie happening during the Middle Ages. And Ash (played by Bruce Campbell) made his comeback in 2015 to once again face the diabolical book. However, this time, in Ash vs Evil Dead, he can count on the help of his two colleagues who work with him in a home improvement store. The show lasted for three seasons.
Yes, the Teletubbies are also making their big comeback. The four colorful characters are as captivating as they are scary and Netflix decided to bring them back on our screen. Since November 14th, Tinky Winky, Dipsy, Laa-Laa and Po are once again woke up by the Sun Baby for the enjoyment of all the kids… and nostalgic adults.
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