Rumors of a Starsky and Hutch reunion had the internet in a frenzy on Tuesday (January 16) as reports claimed that ABC confirmed a revival of the popular sitcom for 2019.
UPDATE 17/01/2018 : This story seems to be false. (read more)
Can you believe it's been 42 years since Starsky and Hutch first aired?! (42 years, 8 months, 18 days to be exact.)
Why in the world did Starsky and Hutch end?
When Starsky and Hutch came to an end after 5 years in May 1979, million viewers tuned in to say goodbye to their favorite sitcom characters. And since then, they have been itching for a reunion.
Would a Starsky and Hutch reunion disappoint people?
Starsky and Hutch aired from 1975-1979 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 Starsky and Hutch movie?
In a recent interview, Paul Michael Glaser (who played Starsky) said he can't imagine a Starsky and Hutch reunion hitting the big screen. “I'd rather people go, ‘Oh, please! Please!’ than ‘I can't believe you did that. It was horrible.’”
Co-star David Soul (who played Hutch) has also previously explained, “It would be terrible to do something and have it not be good,”. “It was so terrific ... If we did a Starsky and Hutch movie and it sucked, then it would, you know, blemish it.”
What about a Starsky and Hutch reboot?
Recasting Starsky and Hutch 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 Starsky and Hutch reunion, a Starsky and Hutch movie, or a Starsky and Hutch reboot, if you had to start filming today, who would you cast in what role?
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