Ashton Kutcher Explains Why A ‘That ’70s Show’ Revival Would Be Risky

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Despite the recent trend of sitcom reboots, Ashton Kutcher believes that a That ’70s Show reunion may not be the best idea.

The tight-knit cast of Fox’s groovy early-aughts sitcom has remained close ever since the series ended back in 2006. Kutcher and Mila Kunis are happily married, and Kelso and Hyde are currently entertaining audiences in the Netflix series The Ranch. The casts’ fondness for one another notwithstanding, Kutcher recently explained to Entertainment Weekly’s Dan Snierson why he believes a potential That ’70s Show reboot is a risky idea.

“Whenever something is great, the first thing people want to have happen is to have it rebuilt, redone; they want more of what they love,” Kutcher told EW. “But the minute you try to do that, in a lot of cases you end up losing the thing that was beautiful about it in the first place. That ’70s Show is a nostalgic show. I think it was nostalgic as it was being made, and now it’s nostalgic for a different reason. And I just don’t know that anything that we’re going to do that would be new would be better than what we did. And when you run that risk, I think it’s better to leave things alone.”

While fans may never again have the opportunity to watch Donna, Jackie, and Fez hang out in Eric Forman’s basement, at least they can enjoy Ashton Kutcher and Danny Masterson’s  on The Ranch.

Also starring Sam Elliott, Debra Winger, Elisha Cuthbert, and Bret Harrison, The Ranch is currently streaming on Netflix.

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