Netflix announces 'That 70s Show' spinoff titled as 'That 90s Show'
 
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Netflix announces 'That 70s Show' spinoff titled as 'That 90s Show'

The OTT giant has set up the spin-off show with 10 episodes of the series, bringing back two iconic characters from the 70s show

Megha Mukundan
Oct 09, 2021
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Makers of Netflix’s hit period sitcom That 70s Show recently announced a spin-off series for the show under the title That 90s Show. It is also a matter of joy for the sitcom fans that two of the vital cast members will be returning for the spin-off.

That 70s Show, which has eight seasons, was aired on TV from 1998 to 2006 and became a wider hit globally. The show was also remade as Days Like These by the ITV network in the United Kingdom. 

The series journeys us through the lives of six teenage friends who live in a fictional point place called Wisconsin. The iconic characters in the sitcom include Eric Forman (Topher Grace), Jackie Burkhart (Mila Kunis), Michael Kelso (Ashton Kutcher), Steven Hyde (Danny Masterson) and Donna Pincotti (Laura Prepon).

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The show also addresses many social issues of the 70s like generational conflicts, sexual attitudes, underage drug use and more. It also includes the elements of fashion trends of the era. Developments of the entertainment industry including television, VCR, etc. Another fun fact about Kutcher's show is that from season 5, the makers started naming each episode after the songs by the popular rock band of the 70s, ranging from Led Zeppelin to Queen. 

Reportedly, the OTT giant has set up the spin-off show with 10 episodes of the series, featuring (Red) Kurtwood Smith and (Kitty) Debra Jo Rupp from That 70s Show. 

That 90s Show will be a multi-cam sitcom like the original series, set in 1995. Leia Forman, who is the daughter of Eric and Donna, will be seen visiting her grandparents for summer and the plot follows how Leia gets along under the strict supervision of iconic Red and Kitty.

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