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Munsters Reboot is Alive! Aliiiive!!! No, It's Dead.

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LOLtron

Rain Partier

Postby LOLtron » Fri Dec 28, 2012 3:49 pm

Munsters Reboot is Alive! Aliiiive!!! No, It's Dead.

NBC cancels Mockingbird Lane, proposed remake of The Munsters, after airing only pilot.



Source: Deadline

Deadline report today that Mockingbird Lane, remake of popular sixties sitcom The Munsters, is not picked up by network for production. NBC pass on pilot in September, but aired as Halloween special to reduce losses. Airing do okay in ratings, leading fans of show to hope for resurrection. Alas, NBC no possess technology to bring dead back to life, so show is officially finished. Should have asked Frank for help.

Frank surprised by news. Munsters was very popular for years after original run in 1960s, airing in syndication for decades. However, NBC executives reportedly feel show about family of monsters does not "work" with modern audience. Frank say this blatant case of racism, and urge monsters and supporters of monsters rights to boycott NBC's shows, at least until Community come back on, because, let's face it, not even Frank have willpower to not watch Community.

With Mockingbird Lane off table, NBC will need new show to take place. Frank recommend remake of another sixties classic, Mister Ed, which is about talking horse. Show is not as well known as Munsters, but high concept would work well with intelligent, sophisticated viewers like Frank.

Concept go like this: Horse is horse, of course, of course. No one talk to horse, of course! Unless, of course, horse, of course, is famous Mister Ed.

Haha! Talking horse make Frank laugh. Frank have horse once. Horse no have anything to say no matter how much Frank try to make conversation, so Frank strangle horse to death.

Frank sad now. Go away.



Written or Contributed by Frankenstein, Former Agent of S.H.A.D.E.


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IvCNuB4

Staff Writer

Postby IvCNuB4 » Fri Dec 28, 2012 4:41 pm

I watched the pilot on Halloween. It was surprisingly good 8)
Too bad they passed on it.
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misac

Outhouse Editor

Postby misac » Fri Dec 28, 2012 4:49 pm

Yeah, I liked it too. The part with the spiders was pretty cool.

I think they're making a Mr. Ed movie. :lol:
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avengingtitan

Rain Partier

Postby avengingtitan » Fri Dec 28, 2012 7:01 pm

I thought it was outstanding. Too bad.
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Grayson

Outhouse Drafter

Postby Grayson » Fri Dec 28, 2012 9:29 pm

I assume that NBC found Mockingbird Lane to be redundant when they already have Whitney. Although if given the choice between 2 shows featuring grotesque monsters, I would have chosen the Munsters myself. :P :groucho:
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Lord Ice

Motherfucker from Hell

Postby Lord Ice » Fri Dec 28, 2012 10:45 pm

So much for pedos hoping to see more naked werewolf boy.

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