Rumors of a Santa Barbara reunion had the internet in a frenzy on Thursday (May 13) as reports claimed that NBC confirmed a revival of the popular sitcom for 2022.
UPDATE 14/05/2021 : This story seems to be false. (read more)
Can you believe it's been 36 years since Santa Barbara first aired?! (36 years, 9 months, 14 days to be exact.)
Why in the world did Santa Barbara end?
When Santa Barbara came to an end after 9 years in January 1993, million viewers tuned in to say goodbye to their favorite sitcom characters. And since then, they have been itching for a reunion.
Would a Santa Barbara reunion disappoint people?
Santa Barbara aired from 1984-1993 and is considered one of the most influential TV shows ever on pop culture. Although no original episodes have been shot since, it has remained a regular feature on many station's schedules.
Still hoping for a Santa Barbara movie?
In a recent interview, Robin Wright (who played Kelly Capwell between 1984 and 1988) said she can't imagine a Santa Barbara reunion hitting the big screen. “I'd rather people go, ‘Oh, please! Please!’ than ‘I can't believe you did that. It was horrible.’”
What about a Santa Barbara reboot?
Recasting Santa Barbara for a modern reboot. Hollywood is known for remaking remakes of films or tv series and the studios might think it would be great to bring the story back with a new set of characters.
Be it in the form of a Santa Barbara reunion, a Santa Barbara movie, or a Santa Barbara reboot, if you had to start filming today, who would you cast in what role?
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