Yup. Should be incredibly different than the Arnold’s story. And that should be a sobering commentary to us Americans. But I’m sure someone will scream that this show is just CRT.this is one title vulture show that I'm really curious to watch. has a lot of really good talent involved. I'm super curious to watch a show told from the lens of a Black family during the 60's like it was the Arnold's during the same time.
If they were going to remake this, they should've done the 90s. People who are nostalgic about the 60s are boomers and they aren't going to watch this. 90s would've attracted people in their 30s and 40s which would be an audience worth pursuing.
Loved the original series and am really looking forward to this one. When I first heard about it I wasn't too into it - figuring it was just a cash grab. Then I watched the trailer and looked into who was behind it. Fred Savage is an executive producer and he directs the first episode. Can't wait to watch it.
Yeah if he wants a 90s show, there are plenty of shows from the actual 90s that will satisfy whatever craving he has. Parker Lewis Can't Lose my friend.For a period show to be successful, it has to have themes that resonate just as much today as they did back then. It's a way to comment on narratives we see playing out in our lives today... where they started, where they went and how they ended up. Something that holds a mirror to present day and hopefully has themes that continue to resonate as we move forward. And in a time where the country is tearing itself apart over everything, but especially massive racial strife (which I know you don't believe exists for any good reason), the 60's and 70's are MUCH closer to present day than the 90's are.
also, people have repeatedly tried to make shows about the 90's... and they've all failed pretty miserably. there's little to no nostalgia about that time period right now.