Originally Posted by Willie Lumpkin
I don't know why, when they do something like this, they seem to feel they have to make it a comedy rather than updating and capturing the feeling of the original. That was a particular pet-peeve of mine with Starsky and Hutch. I loved that show as a kid and I would have liked to see a film that captured the elements that I enjoyed in the original.
It is like that with most updates from the 60's, 70's and 80's. Except for "The Mod Squad" I have to say, they really hit that on the money IMO.