Fox recently announced their intent to remake 1975 cult classic The Rocky Horror Picture Show, in light of the the film’s 40 year anniversary… as a made for TV movie. And we just have to say, c’mon guys! In cases like this there just ain’t nothing like the real thing. Rocky Horror was and remains so perfect, so well done, so spot on, so absurd and outrageous, you just can’t recreate that kinda magic.
There’s only Rocky. That’d be the original. There’s just no way any actor could replace the original robotic sex appeal of the Adonis look-alike.
How could you even top this? That’s simple: You can’t. And on family-friendly prime time? Forget it.
Find us a better chorus line. We dare you.
Because no one does synchronized swimming better.
Such range of emotion, too. Name a screen actor today who could come close nowadays. Drawing a blank? Thought so.
Rocky Horror was ideal training ground for the now-famous, including the Academy-Award winner Susan Sarandon. No other Janet will do. Dammit.
Such sappy proclamations of love from nerdy, quirky science students can only happen once, Then they get trite. Fast.
Meat Loaf. ‘Nuff said.
Sibling chemistry the likes of this doesn’t come around twice.
Because this kind of fun isn’t made for family television. And we’re not interested in any version of Rocky Horror Picture Show that is.