Hit or Miss? Miss. The original had Ricardo Montalban as Mr. Roarke, Tattoo, "De plane! De plane!" and enough creepy storylines to scar a kid from the '70s for life. (That ventriloquist episode? Nightmares still!) The new version had Malcolm McDowell as Mr. Roarke, several shout-outs to Shakespeare's "The Tempest," and very little point for existing.
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