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Mayim Bialik Hopes to Reboot 90s Sitcom Blossom as a Dramatic Series

NOTE: This article is 10 months old and may not include the most recent information.

For those who came of age in the early ’90s, the quirky sitcom Blossom invokes warm nostalgia. The show’s spunky namesake lead, played by Mayim Bialik, made flowered hats and loud fashion statements while navigating life as a teenager in an eccentric family. Now over 25 years later, Bialik and creator Don Reo have revealed plans to revive Blossom – but with a modern twist.

In an interview with Vanity Fair, Bialik shared hopes to reboot the 1990s sitcom Blossom. However, she said that if the show returns, it would not be the lighthearted comedy people remember. “We’re hoping to reboot it not as a sitcom, though,” Bialik explained. “We want to bring back these interesting, deep characters – a child of divorce, a recovering drug addict, an alcoholic – to see them in a whole new way.”

This proposed dramatic reboot offers a chance to explore the potential of Blossom’s characters from a more mature perspective. The original show aired on NBC from 1991-1995 and can now be streamed on Hulu. Though it dealt with weighty topics, the overall tone remained lighthearted. Revisiting the characters as adults could illuminate how their pasts shaped them.

Bialik has been vocal about wanting to revive Blossom for years. But transforming the humorous retro sitcom into a gritty character study is a risk. Can the quirky Blossom fans love still resonate in a grounded portrayal of her adult struggles? If executed thoughtfully, this unconventional approach could blossom into a compelling drama that speaks to both nostalgic fans and a new audience. But only time will tell if Bialik’s passion project will get the green light.

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