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25 07, 2011

Shadowmasters: Rebooted

By |2017-03-17T00:52:51-04:00July 25th, 2011|Categories: Article|Tags: , , |3 Comments

We've been winding down our series of Reboot articles, but I just saw Captain America: The First Avenger over the weekend. Soooo good. For the longtime Marvel fan, one of the real treats was seeing the Howling Commandos on the big screen. Lots of the details were changed --- most notably, taking Sgt. Fury out [...]

13 07, 2011

Doc Savage: Rebooted

By |2017-03-17T00:52:51-04:00July 13th, 2011|Categories: Article|Tags: , , |3 Comments

Any nerd worth the name has at least a passing familiarity with Doc Savage --- proto-superhero (right down to the Fortress of Solitude and the first name "Clark"), pulp crusader of the 30s and 40s, and reprint paperback superstar of the 70s. I've previously suggested bronze giant Dwayne Johnson as the star of a big-budget [...]

11 07, 2011

Black Jack: Rebooted

By |2017-03-17T02:01:03-04:00July 11th, 2011|Categories: Article|Tags: , |3 Comments

Once again, we are visited by Christian Nielsen from The Atomic Geeks. He has answered the "Nerd Lunch Reboot Challenge." Let's see what he chose...When Nerd Lunch proposed this reboot challenge, a lot of possibilities crossed my mind both from the big screen and the small screen.  Small Wonder.  Remo Williams: The Adventure Begins.  Breaker [...]

7 07, 2011

Quantum Leap: Rebooted

By |2017-03-17T00:52:52-04:00July 7th, 2011|Categories: Article|Tags: , |9 Comments

The original concept for Quantum Leap is brilliant. Theorizing that one could time travel within his own lifetime and pressured to prove his theory or lose funding, Dr. Sam Beckett stepped into the quantum accelerator and vanished.Beckett successfully time travels, but finds that he is living the life of someone else in the past. Able [...]

5 07, 2011

MacGyver: Rebooted [A Mullet Shall Rise]

By |2017-03-17T00:52:52-04:00July 5th, 2011|Categories: Article|Tags: , |3 Comments

Have you nerds watched "Human Target"? Oh, they messed up that show in the second season . . . but that's a topic for a different post. The first season was a throwback to the sort of action shows that made Stephen J. Cannell a bearded multi-billionaire space pope back in the 80s. Cool guy [...]

5 07, 2011

Nerd Lunch Reboot Challenge

By |2017-03-17T00:52:52-04:00July 5th, 2011|Categories: Article|Tags: |0 Comments

We had a good time a few months back proposing inexpensive SyFy genre timekillers, so we here at Nerd Lunch decided to shine the Nerd Signal onto a passing cloud once more and see who goes to their cave and puts on their tights . . .Reboots and reimaginings have become synonymous in recent years [...]