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"Spaced" -- The American Remake?

By Dustin Rowles | Industry | March 4, 2010 |

By Dustin Rowles | Industry | March 4, 2010 |

No no. Don’t worry. There’s not a “Spaced” remake coming to American television. It seems they’ve already attempted it, and it failed so spectacularly that the pilot was never even aired, and we’re all thus saved from the tarnishing of memory. Someone should get some credit for shit-canning this, a rare right move for a US television executive.

If you’re curious, though, from what we were saved from, here’s a clip from the pilot for the American remake. It’s terrible. A bullet in the head terrible, although it will make you appreciate the original — especially the casting — even more. It’s a complete irredeemable mess.

Here’s a clip, compliment of Simon Pegg’s Twitter (via Slashfilm). Note: You’re going to need to crank up the volume, cause the sound — like the show — ain’t right:

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