Johnny Tightlips wrote:Applecore wrote:How can they take something so uniquely English and remake it? They messed up Wicker Man, Village of the Damned and Life on Mars. They'll be doing Boys from the Black Stuff, GBH, Ripping Yarns next. What would they make of Likely Lads, Queenies Castle and Common as Muck (Edward Woodward RIP), Rab C Nesbitt and other essentially British comedies.
Did you see The Office? Also, apparently there was an American remake of Red Dwarf. It bombed.
The US version of Red Dwarf was awful, they made Lister into a square-jawed American hero type character [/quote]
I seem to recall hearing that even the American public hated it. I think I saw about it on a Red Dwarf documentary? I dunno, was years ago..