Netflix this morning announced it’s preparing to expand its lineup of original and exclusive programs aimed at children with an order of five new kids’ shows, including remakes of well-loved classics like Inspector Gadget and Danger Mouse. While children today may not be familiar with these titles themselves, their Gen X and millennials parents likely are – and they’re Netflix’s paying subscribers.
In the new 26-episode reboot of Inspector Gadget, the 80s kid cartoon which later became a feature film starting Matthew Broderick in the late 90s, the gadget-toting detective gets a modern-day makeover, with updated, high-tech gadgets. Meanwhile, Danger Mouse’s claim to fame is that it scored well-...
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