Scoundrels (2010– )

TV Series   |    |  Comedy, Drama


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A crime family tries to go straight when the patriarch goes to prison.


6.3/10
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Creators:

Lynnie Greene, Richard Levine

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21 February 2015 | dominic-m-730-399600
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| Failed remake
Scoundrels is an American remake of a New Zealand TV series called Outrageous Fortune which ran in NZ on TV 3 for 6 seasons from 2005-2010. As a New Zealander I felt quite honoured that abc would make it's own version of a New Zealand show. But after seeing the show, I see why it only lasted 8 episodes. It didn't capture the essence of what the NZ producers were going for. The 2 main characters had exactly the same names: Wolfgang 'Wolf' West and Cheryl West but the children had different names. Just goes to show you that it's often hard to beat the original. I would like to know from any US readers if the New Zealand show was ever aired in the states and if it did, how was it received? I personally loved the show so was really looking forward to seeing the American adaptation. Unfortunately the adaptation didn't do well.

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Release Date:

20 June 2010

Language

English


Country of Origin

USA

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