‘That’ 70s Show ‘stars make a comeback in’ That ’90s Show’ reboot

Netflix has ordered The show from the 90s, a rendition of the hit Fox sitcom The show from the 70s, Variety have learned.

Kurtwood Smith and Debra Jo Rupp, who played parents Red and Kitty Forman in the original series, return in The show from the 90s. Netflix has commissioned 10 episodes of the show, which will be a sitcom with multiple cameras as the original.

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Kurtwood Smith and Debra Jo Rupp, who played parents Red and Kitty Forman, return to the 90s series reboot. (Fox)

In the new series, it’s 1995, and Leia Forman, daughter of Eric and Donna, visits her grandparents for the summer, where she joins a new generation of Point Place, WI, children under Kitty’s watchful eye and Red’s radiant glare.

Original series creators Bonnie Turner and Terry Turner and their daughter Lindsey Turner are on board as writers and executive producers, with The show from the 70s alum Gregg Mettler also writes in addition to acting as executive producer and showrunner.

Smith and Rupp will executive produce beyond the lead role.

Marcy Carsey and Tom Werner of The Carsey-Werner Company, who produced the original show, will also perform the follow-up.

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The 70s Show debuted on Fox in 1998 and ran for eight seasons and 200 episodes.

The show served as an early mainstay for actors such as Topher Grace, Laura Prepon, Mila Kunis, Danny Masterson, Ashton kutcher, and Wilmer Valderrama.

Along with Rupp and Smith, the rest of the cast also included Don Stark, Tonya Roberts and Tommy Chong.

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This is not the first time a number The show from the 70s stars have found themselves together on Netflix.

Masterson and Kutcher were later to star in the Netflix comedy series The Ranch. Rupp, Smith and Valderrama all appeared on the series during the race.

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