That 90’s Show…. a ’70s Show spin-off

Netflix has ordered a 10-part spinoff of hit sitcom.

Netflix has ordered That ’90s Show, a spinoff of That ’70s Show.

Kurtwood Smith and Debra Jo Rupp, who played parents Red and Kitty Forman in the original series, are set to return int he 10 part series.

In the new series, it’s 1995 and Leia Forman, daughter of Eric and Donna, is visiting her grandparents for the summer where she bonds with a new generation of Point Place, WI, kids under the watchful eye of Kitty and the stern glare of Red.

Original series creators Bonnie Turner and Terry Turner and daughter Lindsey are onboard as writers and executive producers.

That ’70s Show ran from 1998 for eight seasons and 200 episodes with cast including Topher Grace, Laura Prepon, Mila Kunis, Danny Masterson, Ashton Kutcher, and Wilmer Valderrama.

Source: Variety

6 Responses

  1. That ’70’s Show was great. I can understand that the full cast couldn’t return. It does sound like an interesting spin-off. Another issue is overcoming the reputation of the That ’80’s Show spin-off which was largely considered a flop. I remember being disappointed seeing that when it was released. It’s not as if an ’80s themed show couldn’t work considering the success of The Wedding Singer which captured the nostalgia of the ’80s with good humour, even though the nit-pickers had a field day with historical inaccuracies in the movie.

    1. I’m pretty sure That ‘80s Show was a standalone show that had no connection to That ‘70s Show, other than the creators. I think this will work, as a big part of That ‘70s Show was Red and Kitty, plus they’ll be able to throw in a lot of nostalgia as the daughter learns about her parents. Ticks a lot of come back boxes.

  2. Loved That ’70s Show watching repeats for years after it’s original broadcast, and being a 90s kid I’d love the nostalgia of a spin off in that decade. I just hope it does better than That ’80s Show (the first spin off)…

  3. This is great news. I was annoyed when Netflix removed That 70’s Show from their streaming service. I now watch this on GO! I’m interested to see how Red & Kitty will conduct themselves in the 90’s. I wonder if the producers selected 1995 because this is when Windows 95 was released. I cannot wait to hear Red say dumbass for the first time.

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