Remakes The Best TV Reboots  

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List Rules Only remakes & revivals of series that originally aired in the US.

This list contains information about the best TV reboots, ranked from best to worst by user votes. The top TV reboots come in many forms. Some rebooted TV shows are dramas that capture the high stakes and in depth storylines of dramas, while other TV remakes bring new comedic life to classic comedies and sitcoms. A few of the best TV revivals are even re-imaginings of classic cartoons and animated characters that were beloved by their fans then... and now! 

What are some of the best TV remakes that you'll find below? Airing in 2016, The X-Files reboot is one of the most anticipated TV revivals of all time. Fans are thrilled to see Mulder and Scully return to the small screen. Fuller House, Twin Peaks, and Uncle Buck are other reboots of classic TV shows that had fans of the original series jumping for joy.

The Odd Couple reboot revisits what happens when opposite personalities become roommates. Tom Lennon and Matthew Perry appear in this revival of the classic sitcom that aired from 1970 – 1975. Other good shows that appear on this top TV remakes list include Ironside, Heroes Reborn, and 90210.

Do you have a favorite TV reboot? Vote the best rebooted TV series to the top of this list and get in on the conversation in the comments section.
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Battlestar Galactica is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best TV Reboots
Edward James Olmos, Mary McDonnell, Jamie Bamber
2004 Reboot of Battlestar Galactica (1978 - 1980) Battlestar Galactica is an American military science fiction television series, and part of the Battlestar Galactica franchise. The show was developed by Ronald D. Moore and executive produced ...more

425 297
Dr Who is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best TV Reboots
ChrisBateman added Dr Who

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The Twilight Zone is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best TV Reboots
Bruce Willis, Charles Aidman, Robin Ward
1985 reboot of The Twilight Zone (1959 - 1964) The Twilight Zone is the first of two revivals of Rod Serling's acclaimed 1950/60s television series of the same name. It ran for two seasons on CBS before producing a final season for

347 269
Hawaii Five-0 is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best TV Reboots
Leonard Freeman, Alex Kurtzman, Peter M. Lenkov
2010 reboot of Hawaii Five-0 (1968 - 1980) Hawaii Five-0 is an American police procedural drama television series and a remake of the original 1968–80 television series. The series is produced by K/O Paper Products and 101st Street ...more

343 304
The X-Files is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best TV Reboots
Gillian Anderson, David Duchovny
2016 reboot of The X-Files (1993 - 2002) The X-Files is an American science fiction horror drama television series created by Chris Carter. The program originally aired from September 10, 1993 to May 19, 2002 on Fox, spanning nine ...more

260 236
V is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best TV Reboots
Elizabeth Mitchell, Morris Chestnut, Joel Gretsch
2009 reboot of V (1984 - 1985) V is an American science fiction television series that ran for two seasons on ABC, from November 3, 2009 to March 15, 2011. A remake of the 1983 miniseries created by Kenneth Johnson, the new ...more

263 256
The Tom and Jerry Show is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best TV Reboots
Rachael MacFarlane, Rick Zieff, Grey DeLisle
2013 reboot of Tom and Jerry (1940 - 1957) The Tom and Jerry Show is a 2014 American animated television series produced by Warner Bros. Animation and Renegade Animation, based on the Tom and Jerry characters and theatrical cartoon ...more

163 137
Downton Abbey is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best TV Reboots
carolos added Hugh Bonneville, Phyllis Logan, Elizabeth McGovern
Downton Abbey is a British period drama television series created by Julian Fellowes and co-produced by Carnival Films and Masterpiece. It first aired on ITV in the United Kingdom and Ireland on ...more

251 244
The Muppets is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best TV Reboots
Bill Barretta, Dave Goelz, Eric Jacobson
2015 reboot of The Muppet Show (1967 - 1981)

190 188
Twin Peaks is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best TV Reboots
Kyle MacLachlan, Russ Tamblyn, Sherilyn Fenn
2017 reboot of Twin Peaks (1990 - 1991) Twin Peaks (Showtime, 2017) is a miniseries that follows FBI Special Agent Dale Cooper (Kyle MacLachlan) in a continuation of the original 1990 series, created by David Lynch.

236 252
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best TV Reboots
Sean Schemmel, Eric Stuart, Michael Sinterniklaas
2012 reboot of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (1987 - 1996) Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles is an American animated television series, mainly set in New York City. It first aired on February 8, 2003 and ended on February 28, 2009. The series marked the ...more

192 244
The Powerpuff Girls is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best TV Reboots
Amanda Leighton, Kristen Li, Natalie Palamides
2016 reboot of The Powerpuff Girls (1998 - 2005) The Powerpuff Girls is an American animated television series created by animator Craig McCracken and produced by Cartoon Network Studios for Cartoon Network. The show centers on Blossom, ...more

163 204
Knight Rider is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best TV Reboots
David Hasselhoff, Edward Mulhare, Richard Basehart
2008 reboot of Knight Rider (1982 - 1986) Knight Rider is a 2008 television film which was created to serve as a backdoor pilot for the new Knight Rider television series, a revival of the series of the same name which aired during the ...more

190 247
Bionic Woman is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best TV Reboots
Michelle Ryan, Miguel Ferrer, Molly Price
2007 reboot of Bionic Woman (1976-1978) Bionic Woman is an American science fiction television drama that aired in 2007, which was created by David Eick, under NBC Universal Television Group, GEP Productions, and David Eick ...more

162 209
ThunderCats is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best TV Reboots
Emmanuelle Chriqui, Clancy Brown, Michael McKean
2011 reboot of ThunderCats (1985 - 1989) ThunderCats is an American/Japanese animated television series, produced by Ethan Spaulding and Michael Jelenic. A reboot of the original 1980s TV series of the same name, ThunderCats was ...more

148 202
Mission: Impossible is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best TV Reboots
Peter Graves, Phil Morris, Antony Hamilton
1988 reboot of Mission: Impossible (1966 - 1973) Mission: Impossible is an American television series that chronicles the missions of a team of secret American government agents known as the Impossible Missions Force. The show is a revival of ...more

135 203
Get Smart is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best TV Reboots
Andy Dick, Barbara Feldon, Don Adams
1995 reboot of Get Smart (1965 - 1970) Get Smart is a short-lived American comedy television series that aired in 1995 on Fox. The series was a sequel to the original Get Smart television series that ran from 1965 to 1970. The series ...more

124 195
He-Man and the Masters of the ... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best TV Reboots
Christopher Judge, Cam Clarke, Kathleen Barr
2002 reboot of He-Man and the Masters of the Universe (1983 - 1985) He-Man and the Masters of the Universe is an American animated television series. Developed for television by Michael Halperin, who created the original series, it was animated by Mike Young ...more

210 347
Fuller House is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best TV Reboots
Candace Cameron Bure, Jodie Sweeten, Andrea Barber
2016 reboot of Full House (19870-1995)
Fuller House (Netflix, 2016) is an American family sitcom and sequel to the 1987–95 television series Full House. It centers around D.J. Tanner-Fuller (Candace Cameron Bure), a veterinarian and ...more

89 154
Robot Wars is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best TV Reboots
Jayne Middlemiss
2016 reboot of Robot Wars (1998-2004)
Robot Wars is a technological game show that was first broadcast on BBC Two from 20 February 1998 until 23 February 2001, then broadcast on BBC Choice from 8 October 2001 until 7 February 2003 ...more

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Charmed is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best TV Reboots
Madeleine Mantock, Melonie Diaz, Sarah Jeffery
Charmed (The CW, 2018) is an American fantasy drama television series developed by Jennie Snyder Urman, and a reboot of the 1998 series. After the death of their mother, sisters Macy (Madeleine ...more

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Voltron: Legendary Defender is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best TV Reboots
Josh Keaton, Steven Yeun, Jeremy Shada
Voltron: Legendary Defender is a 2016 American animated web television series. The series follows the adventures of the Paladins of Voltron who must learn to form the giant robot Voltron to ...more

2 2
Lost in Space is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best TV Reboots
Toby Stephens, Molly Parker, Ignacio Serricchio
Lost in Space (Netflix, 2018) is an American science fiction web television series created by Matt Sazama and Burk Sharpless, and a reboot of the 1965 series. After encountering a rip in ...more

133 245
90210 is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best TV Reboots
Shenae Grimes-Beech, Tristan Wilds, AnnaLynne McCord
2008 reboot of Beverly Hills, 90210 (1990 - 2000) 90210 is an American teen drama television series, developed by Rob Thomas, Gabe Sachs and Jeff Judah, that aired on The CW from September 2, 2008 to May 13, 2013. It is the fourth series in the ...more

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Chilling Adventures of Sabrina is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best TV Reboots
Kiernan Shipka, Jaz Sinclair, Michelle Gomez
Chilling Adventures of Sabrina (Netflix, 2018) is an American supernatural television series created by Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa, based on the comic book series. Sabrina Spellman (Kiernan Shipka) ...more