I much prefer Joss have a blank canvas to work on, rather than feel tied down to decades of material. This is the best way to go, as far as I'm concerned.
Oh, What's That? You Aren't Happy With This Year's Oscar Nominations? Well Consider This... Over The Past Five Years, Only Two Actors Have Won The Outstanding Lead Actor Comedy Emmy: Jim Parsons and Jon Cryer.
You Don't Have It Bad, Movie People. TV People Have It Bad.