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There are reports saying that classic television sitcoms The Jeffersons and Good Times could be making comebacks with new cast members. Do you want this?

Variety reports that Sony Pictures Entertainment is entertaining the idea of bringing back a group of 1970s sitcoms produced by TV legend Norman Lear. Among them are All In The Family, Maude, The Jeffersons and Good Times.

The idea is to re-introduce each show as mini-series with new actors reading old scripts. So basically, you might be getting the episode where Penny gets burned with the iron with a new little girl taking Janet Jackson’s place.

The talks come amidst Sony Pictures bringing back another one of Lear’s shows, One Day At A Time, in similar fashion for Netflix. Netflix is no stranger to this type of show. They brought back the cast of 80’s sitcom Full House for a reboot titled Fuller House earlier this year. People hated it, but it was renewed for a second season.

Fans have also been sweating Will Smith about creating a Fresh Prince Of Bel-Air reboot but he has shot down the idea repeatedly.

A reboot of The Jeffersons may be difficult to pull off because we basically already have that with ABC’s Black-ish. A Good Times reboot would make more sense as the show could possibly highlight or at least draw parallels between issues that African-Americans were facing back in the 70s and continue to face right now, especially in Chicago.

Would you watch these shows if they were to air?

 

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