These 5 Classic '80s Shows Deserve a Reboot

Everything old is new again in Hollywood. Blame a dearth of imagination or a fear that any project without a brand tie-in is doomed.

Either way, old shows just keep coming back. "Will & Grace," "Gilmore Girls," and "The X-Files" are just three recent examples. The original programs date back a few years, though, not decades.

What about the '80s? We're simply not done revisiting the Reagan era, even if we're far less intrigued by the following decade. Just ask the throng of fans who adored "Stranger Things" and, to a lesser extent, last year's "Sing Street."

Here's why Hollywood should consider rebooting the following five '80s shows, but with a twist or two to make them contemporary.