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Roseanne

The US sitcom Roseanne returned in March 2018 after its ninth season ended in 1997. The show was cut short when actress Roseanne Barr, who played the title character,  was dropped after posting a series of racist tweets  about a former aide to Barack Obama.  ABC has since commissioned a spin-off of Roseanne ... without Roseanne.Getty

The US sitcom Roseanne returned in March 2018 after its ninth season ended in 1997. The show was cut short when actress Roseanne Barr, who played the title character, was dropped after posting a series of racist tweets about a former aide to Barack Obama. ABC has since commissioned a spin-off of Roseanne... without Roseanne.

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Buffy The Vampire Slayer

"Buffy" is due to return to the small screen, with  the new vampire slayer  set to be played by a so far unnamed black actress. The supernatural drama originally aired between 1997 and 2003, and told the story of a young woman who battled demons, dark forces and of course vampires. The title character was played by Sarah Michelle Gellar. Getty

"Buffy" is due to return to the small screen, with the new vampire slayer set to be played by a so far unnamed black actress. The supernatural drama originally aired between 1997 and 2003, and told the story of a young woman who battled demons, dark forces and of course vampires. The title character was played by Sarah Michelle Gellar. 

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Queer Eye

Queer Eye, originally called Queer Eye For The Straight Guy, has been revived on Netflix having originally premiered on Bravo in July 2003. In the show a team of homosexual men known as the "Fab Five" perform a makeover, usually for a heterosexual man.Getty

Queer Eye, originally called Queer Eye For The Straight Guy, has been revived on Netflix having originally premiered on Bravo in July 2003. In the show a team of homosexual men known as the "Fab Five" perform a makeover, usually for a heterosexual man.

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ALF

Warners Brothers is reportedly in the stages of redeveloping the classic sitcom ALF. The show ran in the US between 1986 and 1990. The sitcom centred around the character Alien Life Form, shortened to ALF, who lived with a middle class family in California. It was first shown in the UK on ITV in 1987.

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Frasier

The radio psychiatrist Frasier could soon be returning to screens, according to reports. CBS Television Studios are said to be in the "very, very very early stages" of rebooting the sitcom which aired between 1993 and 2004. John O'Mahoney who played Frasier's father Marty Crane, a key character in the show,  died in February .Getty

The radio psychiatrist Frasier could soon be returning to screens, according to reports. CBS Television Studios are said to be in the "very, very very early stages" of rebooting the sitcom which aired between 1993 and 2004. John O'Mahoney who played Frasier's father Marty Crane, a key character in the show, died in February.

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Twin Peaks

David Lynch's surreal show Twin Peaks originally aired between 1990 and 1991. The reboot Twin Peaks: The Return, described as a mystery horror drama, returned in 2017.  The show's star Kyle Maclachlan, pictured, assured fans the show's confusing plot will "all make sense in the end".

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Rugrats

Tommy and Angelica are looking set to entertain a new generation of children, after Nickelodeon reportedly confirmed it was rebooting the 1990s cartoon. A live-action movie is also said to be in the works alongside a 26-episode series.Rugrats

Tommy and Angelica are looking set to entertain a new generation of children, after Nickelodeon reportedly confirmed it was rebooting the 1990s cartoon. A live-action movie is also said to be in the works alongside a 26-episode series.

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Will & Grace

The American sitcom, which centres around the friendship of gay lawyer Will and interior designer Grace, made a comeback in September 2017. The original series ran between 1999 and 2006. A second season has been confirmed for the reboot.

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Sabrina The Teenage Witch

The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina will be available on Netflix from October 2018. The reboot is based on Sabrina The Teenage Witch, a show that entertained children and young teenagers between 1996 and 2003. Melissa Joan Hart will not be returning for the revival, with Kiernan Shipka set to play Sabrina Spellman instead.

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And finally... 'the one where it gets rebooted?'

Jennifer Aniston, who played Rachel Green in the much-loved sitcom Friends, has suggested to InStyle that she is keen on a reboot of the show. She said it was the "greatest job I ever had" and added: "I don't know what it would look like today, but you never know. So many shows are being successfully rebooted." The original show aired between 1994 and 2004.