10 Gender-Swapped TV Reboots, Ranked
Revivals and reboots are still flooding the television lineup, although TV creators of late have been swapping male protagonists for female ones. The new Prime Video miniseries Dead Ringers has Rachel Weisz pulling double duty as twin characters, as Jeremy Irons did in the 1988 film of the same name, for example.
CBS, meanwhile, is developing a new version of Matlock, with Kathy Bates subbing in for Andy GriffithFox is working on an updatedStarsky & Hutch centering on two female detectives. And we’re still waiting on Max’s Adventure Time: Fionna & Cake, a gender-swapped take on Adventure Time’s Finn and Jake.
In the meantime, keep reading to see how we’ve ranked other gender-swapped TV reboots from least to most successful — in our books, anyway.