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
Battlestar Galactica 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

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Dr Who is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best TV Reboots
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The Twilight Zone is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best TV Reboots
The Twilight Zone 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

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Hawaii Five-0 is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best TV Reboots
Hawaii Five-0 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

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The X-Files is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best TV Reboots
The X-Files 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

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The Tom and Jerry Show is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best TV Reboots
The Tom and Jerry Show 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

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Downton Abbey is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best TV Reboots
carolos added Downton Abbey 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

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V is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best TV Reboots
V 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

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

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Twin Peaks is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best TV Reboots
Twin Peaks 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.

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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best TV Reboots
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 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

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The Powerpuff Girls is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best TV Reboots
The Powerpuff Girls 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

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Knight Rider is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best TV Reboots
Knight Rider 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

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ThunderCats is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best TV Reboots
ThunderCats 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

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Bionic Woman is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best TV Reboots
Bionic Woman 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

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Mission: Impossible is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best TV Reboots
Mission: Impossible 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

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Get Smart is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best TV Reboots
Get Smart 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

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He-Man and the Masters of the ... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best TV Reboots
He-Man and the Masters of the Universe 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

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Fuller House is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best TV Reboots
Fuller House 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

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Robot Wars is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best TV Reboots
Robot Wars 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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90210 is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best TV Reboots
90210 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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Star Wars: The Clone Wars is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best TV Reboots
starwarssuperfan added Star Wars: The Clone Wars Tom Kane, Dee Bradley Baker, Matt Lanter Star Wars: The Clone Wars is an American 3D CGI animated television series created by George Lucas and produced by Lucasfilm Animation with the division Lucasfilm Animation Singapore, Lucasfilm ...more

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Heroes Reborn is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best TV Reboots
Heroes Reborn Jack Coleman, Zachary Levi, Robbie Kay 2015 reboot of Heroes (2006 - 2010) Heroes Reborn is a 2015 TV series.

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Dallas is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best TV Reboots
Dallas Charlene Tilton, Patrick Duffy, AnnaLynne McCord 2012 reboot of Dallas (1978 - 1991) Dallas is an American television drama series developed by Cynthia Cidre and produced by Warner Horizon Television that aired on TNT from June 13, 2012 to September 22, 2014. The series was a ...more

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Ironside is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best TV Reboots
Ironside Blair Underwood, Spencer Grammer, Pablo Schreiber 2013 reboot of Ironside (1967 - 1975) Ironside is an American drama television series that premiered during the 2013–14 television season on NBC. It was a remake of the original television series Ironside, which ran from 1967 to ...more

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Wentworth is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best TV Reboots
dory83 added Wentworth Danielle Cormack, Nicole da Silva, Kate Atkinson Wentworth is an Australian television drama series. It was first broadcast on SoHo on 1 May 2013. The series serves as a contemporary reimagining of Prisoner, which ran on Network Ten from 1979 ...more

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The Odd Couple is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best TV Reboots
The Odd Couple Matthew Perry, Thomas Lennon, Lindsay Sloane 2015 reboot of The Odd Couple (1970 - 1975) The Odd Couple is an American multi-camera television sitcom that premiered on February 19, 2015, on CBS. It is the sixth screen production based on the 1965 play written by Neil Simon, preceded ...more

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Thunderbirds 2086 is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best TV Reboots
Thunderbirds 2086 Takeshi Aono, Manami Ito, Kiyoshi Kobayashi 1982 reboot of Thunderbirds (1964 - 1966) Thunderbirds 2086 is a Japanese anime series loosely inspired by the original Gerry Anderson Supermarionation series Thunderbirds. The series was dubbed in English by ITC Entertainment, the ...more

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Max Steel is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best TV Reboots
Max Steel Andrew Francis, Samuel Vincent, Michael Dobson 2013 reboot of Max Steel (2000 - 2002) Max Steel is a American/Canadian science fiction–comedy, CGI–animated series co-produced by Mattel Playground Productions, Nerd Corps Entertainment and FremantleMedia Kids & Entertainment. ...more

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The Rockford Files is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best TV Reboots
The Rockford Files Alan Tudyk, Dermot Mulroney, Melissa Sagemiller 2010 reboot of The Rockford Files (1974 - 1980) The Rockford Files is an American television drama series starring James Garner that aired on the NBC network between September 13, 1974, and January 10, 1980, and has remained in syndication to ...more

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Max Steel is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best TV Reboots
Max Steel Ed Asner, Mae Whitman, Chi McBride Max Steel is a science fiction–action, CGI, animated series which originally aired from February 25, 2000 to January 15, 2002, based on the Mattel action-figure of the same name. Max Steel ran ...more

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Kojak is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best TV Reboots
Kojak Roselyn Sánchez, Ving Rhames, Chazz Palminteri 2005 reboot of Kojak (1973 - 1978) Kojak is an American television series starring Ving Rhames. It aired on the USA Network cable channel and on ITV4 in the United Kingdom. It was a remake of the 1973–1978 series starring Telly ...more

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Uncle Buck is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best TV Reboots
Uncle Buck 2015 reboot of Uncle Buck (1990)

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L.A. Dragnet is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best TV Reboots
L.A. Dragnet Ed O'Neill, Ethan Embry, Christina Chang 2003 reboot of Dragnet (1951-1959) From Emmy Award-winning producer Dick Wolf, one of television's most successful creators and architect of the long-running Law Order franchise, comes this modern-day take on the classic police ...more

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New Monkees is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best TV Reboots
New Monkees Larry Saltis, Konstantinos Kovas, Jared Chandler 1987 reboot of The Monkees (1966 - 1968) New Monkees was the name of both a US pop rock music group, and a 1987 syndicated television show featuring the group.