Twin Peaks and Full House scheduled to come back in 2016

by Alyssa Mattison and Jackson Kinsey

“Diane, 7:30 am, February 24th. Entering town of Twin Peaks. Five miles south of the Canadian border, twelve miles west of the state line. Never seen so many trees in my life… Lunch was $6.31 at the Lamplighter Inn. That’s on Highway Two near Lewis Fork. That was a tuna fish sandwich on whole wheat, a slice of cherry pie and a cup of coffee. Damn good food. Diane, if you ever get up this way, that cherry pie is worth a stop.”

Twin Peaks, a mystery crime drama that first aired in April of 1990, has been dead for 25 years. Now, a quarter-century after its conclusion, it will be making a return.

Twin Peaks has been labeled the 19th best show on Netflix according to Paste Magazine. Twin Peaks also ranked highly in other categories such as best written TV show in Writers Guild of America  and best sci-fi show in Popular Mechanics.

A little over six months ago, David Lynch, the creator of Twin Peaks, tweeted out “Dear Twitter Friends… it is happening again. Later, this mysterious tweet was confirmed as a Twin Peaks sequel season announcement, which Rob Lynch and co-creator Mark Frost would be bringing back to Showtime. The show is said to begin in early 2016.

Unfortunately, Rob Lynch dropped out of the reboot due to a dispute with Showtime. Twin Peaks will continue without Lynch; however, Sheryl Lee (Maddy Ferguson), Dana Ashbook (Bobby Briggs), and Sherilyn Fenn (Audrey Horne) are confirmed to return for the reboot.

Twin Peaks gained cult classic status and enthralled a large audience with its witty humor and macabre plot. Twin Peaks is memorable for its attention to detail and intricate ties between characters. Any fan of drama or crime shows/movies should definitely check this one out.

Twin Peaks isn’t the only upcoming exciting reboot.  Full House, a comedy airing from the late ’80s to the mid ’90s, is also making a comeback.

A reboot of the show has been rumored for months, but on April 20th, 2015, Netflix came out with a statement that the show would return as Fuller House, airing on its service.

Thousands of families gathered together to laugh at the adventures of the Tanner household.  Even after the show ended, children were raised watching the hit television show.

Originally airing in 1987, Full House follows Danny Tanner, a widower and a father of three, along with his brother-in-law Jesse Katsopolis and life-long friend Joey Gladstone.

Full House aired for 8 seasons, ending in 1995.  John Stamos (Jesse Katsopolis) announced the return of Fuller House during a Jimmy Kimmel Live interview.

Executive producers Robert L. Boyett, Thomas L. Miller, and Jeff Franklin expressed their excitement during a Variety interview.  “The continued support of Full House’fans of all ages for the last 28 years have been outstanding…the love you saw on the show was real.  The cast has remained a loving family off screen all these years.  We are as excited as our fans to finally bring ‘Full House’ back to life.”

Andrea Barber (Kimmy Gibbler), Candace Cameron Bure (D.J. Tanner-Fuller), John Stamos (Jesse Katsopolis), and Jodie Sweetin (Stephanie Tanner) are returning for the season premiere in 2016.  Bob Saget (Danny Tanner), Dave Coulier (Joey Gladstone), Lori Loughlin (Rebecca Katsopolis), and Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen’s (Michelle Tanner) return are still unannounced.

Fuller House will follow D.J. Tanner-Fuller, a recently widowed mother of two with one on the way.  When things get difficult, D.J. relies on her sister Stephanie and best-friend Kimmy for help.

“I have moderate expectations because I feel like you can’t do better than the original, but I’m hoping they’re still good,” said junior Kaycee Oland.

Junior Gina Defransiski agrees with Oland saying, “I don’t like the idea of bringing things back because it is most likely to be a let down.”

Full House and Twin Peaks aren’t the only 90’s TV shows that are returning.  Popular kid shows such as the Magic School Bus, the Powerpuff Girls, Reading Rainbow, the Teletubbies, Care Bears and CousinsDanger Mouse, and Inspector Gadget are scheduled to return in the year 2016.