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"It'll take 12 human lifetimes ... so start now"
It's no secret that Netflix's content plans are... ambitious. The streaming service has been continuously ramping up its in-house productions and title acquisitions, to the point that the weekly roll-out feels like an unconquerable onslaught at times. There's a little something for everyone in the library, though -- whether you're in search of prestige originals, stand-up comedy specials, or so-bad-they're-good B-movies, the offerings are aplenty.
So, withThe Crown's former lead Claire Foy on tap to host this weekend's new episode ofSaturday Night Live, it was as good a time as any to riff on the digital network's ever-increasing slate, featuring the actress reprising her role during an entirely different phase of queenliness: the malaise of high school a la Saved By the Crown. If we thought Prince Phillip was a hot mess before, this era would sure be interesting.
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Meanwhile, that wasn't the only '90s-tastic reboot concept to make the fictional, but also completely possible airwaves. There's also a Family Matters redux wherein Carl Winslow finally does what he's wanted to do all this time to his destructively nerdy neighbor boy Steve Urkel -- yes, he did do that -- and let's not forget Leslie Jones in a Van Getting Batteries, which, let's be honest, we'd all happily watch.
That pitch meeting was also too true. They could (and probably would) make a whole show just about that, too.