Bel Air: Trailer Talk

Bel Air: Trailer Talk

While it could be argued that the Netflix show ‘Stranger Things’ brought a boom in 80’s media nostalgia over the last few years, it seems that nostalgia for the 90’s has started to come around. Disney live action remakes, ‘Space Jam: A New Legacy’ and the ‘Friends’ reunion all made an appearance this year, and it seems that the 90’s nostalgia is here to stay with the announcement of a ‘Fresh Prince of Bel-Air’ reboot series.

‘Fresh Prince of Bel-Air’ was a show that starred Will Smith and ran from 1990-1996. It follows Will as he moves in with his aunt and uncle after some trouble he gets into. The reboot looks to focus on that very trouble and what lead to Will moving to Bel-Air.

The reboot series originally started out as a fan concept, depicting a much grittier and serious telling of Will’s younger days. And, while that does sound interesting, it should’ve stayed as a fan concept. The original series was enjoyable because it was a cheesy sitcom that fully embraced its cheesiness and hilarity. Despite the trailer only being a minute long, it’s already painted a pointless picture that potentially tarnishes the original show.

While I will always be interested in fan concepts, this is one that I am not a fan of. The trailer is so far removed from its source material in terms of tone that it doesn’t deserve to be in the same franchise as the 90’s sitcom. Plus, did fans really need to know why Will was forced to move in with his aunt and uncle in Bel Air?

Smell you later ‘Bel Air’; this is a show that will definitely be avoided.

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