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Ready For Manimal: The Movie? - 18/9/2012 9:12:46 AM   
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Air Wolf! - 18/9/2012 9:12:46 AM   
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Give me Air Wolf!

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- 18/9/2012 9:33:18 AM   
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I would watch the shit out of a Flumps movie.

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Ha Ha! - 18/9/2012 9:41:08 AM   
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MANIMAL! An old favourite. I still have old episodes on VHS that I taped when they were first aired on BBC1 back in the 80's. Yeah, why not? Hollywood have regurgitated worse ideas. And follow it up with AUTOMAN and STREET HAWK!

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RE: Ha Ha! - 18/9/2012 10:03:40 AM   
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Had to look twice when I saw this one, think this finally shows that after Universal saying they're concentraiting on sequels now they've finally came up empty on the new ideas front.

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Flumps Would Be Fuckin Awesome! - 18/9/2012 12:57:30 PM   
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The Flumps being brought out of retirement to rescue Pootle from the clutches of Fingermouse and Bagpuss...Expendables style! That would be fuckin cool! As for Manimal, give me a break...I did watch it as a kid but no matter how great the effects, a man turning into a snake or a frickin rat is just bollocks!

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Make it funny, could work - 18/9/2012 5:20:28 PM   
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I think the only way this could work is if you cast someone funny, Will Ferrell or Andy Samberg say, or a good looking fellow playing against type, Ryan Gosling or Michael Fassbender for example. Either way, there's no change you could make a serious drama out of the premise.

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I'm ready! - 18/9/2012 6:11:15 PM   
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But why stop at Manimal? What about Automan?!? He was great!

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Do it 'Avengers' style! - 18/9/2012 6:19:27 PM   
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How about Manimal, Automan and the A-Team together? And then maybe add Airwolf, Street Hawk and Knight Rider? Why is no one in movie land looking at this?!

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WTF - 18/9/2012 11:48:14 PM   
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BAD FUCKING IDEA .NUFF SAID

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only 8 episodes? - 21/9/2012 5:19:39 PM   
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never realised this was so short lived. loved it as a kid, and used to do the hand thing as a party trick, due to some odd joints (between meta-carpels, not juvenile narcotics). no reason they can't do something great with a film version, even if the show was much crapper than my tiny '80s mind realised.

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