Rumors of a the Adventures of Pete & Pete reunion had the internet in a frenzy on Thursday (November 26) as reports claimed that Nickelodeon confirmed a revival of the popular sitcom for 2021.
UPDATE 27/11/2020 : This story seems to be false. (read more)
Can you believe it's been 26 years since the Adventures of Pete & Pete first aired?! (26 years, 11 months, 30 days to be exact.)
Why in the world did the Adventures of Pete & Pete end?
When the Adventures of Pete & Pete came to an end after 4 years in December 1996, million viewers tuned in to say goodbye to their favorite sitcom characters. And since then, they have been itching for a reunion.
Would a Adventures of Pete & Pete reunion disappoint people?
The Adventures of Pete & Pete aired from 1993-1996 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 Adventures of Pete & Pete movie?
In a recent interview, Iggy Pop (who played James "Pop" Mecklenberg) said he can't imagine a Adventures of Pete & Pete 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 Steve Buscemi (who played Phil Hickle) 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 Adventures of Pete & Pete movie and it sucked, then it would, you know, blemish it.”
On the subject of whether there could be a Adventures of Pete & Pete film, Michelle Trachtenberg stated : “I think it's a bit of a case of ‘the book is better than the movie’.”
What about a Adventures of Pete & Pete reboot?
Recasting the Adventures of Pete & Pete 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 Adventures of Pete & Pete reunion, a Adventures of Pete & Pete movie, or a Adventures of Pete & Pete reboot, if you had to start filming today, who would you cast in what role?
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