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Kurtwood Smith and Debra Jo Rupp of That 70s Show star in upcoming Netflix spin-off That 90s Show

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Now It’s That 90s Show! That 70s Show’s parents Kurtwood Smith and Debra Jo Rupp will reprise roles for upcoming Netflix spin-off










That 70s Show returns with a 90s spin-off.

Netflix has ordered ten episodes of That 90s Show starring Kurtwood Smith and Debra Jo Rupp, who played Red and Kitty Forman in the original Fox sitcom, according to a report from Variety on Friday.

Red and Kitty were the parents of lead character Eric Forman (Topher Grace) and their house was the setting for most episodes of the show, especially the basement where Eric hung out with his friends Donna Pinciotti (Laura Prepon), Jackie Burkhart (Mila Kunis ), Steven Hyde (Danny Masterson), Michael Kelso (Ashton Kutcher), and Fez (Wilmer Valderrama).

New Era: That 70s Show returns with a 90s spin-off. According to a report by Variety, Netflix has ordered ten episodes of That 90s Show starring Kurtwood Smith and Debra Jo Rupp, who played Red and Kitty Forman in the original Fox -sitcom. Seen in 2005

That 90s Show will be a multi-camera sitcom, much like its predecessor, which followed a group of teenagers growing up in a fictional Wisconsin town in the 1970s.

The official synopsis for the spin-off reads: ‘Hello, Wisconsin! It’s 1995 and Leia Forman, daughter of Eric and Donna, visits her grandparents for the summer, where she bonds with a new generation of Point Place children under the watchful eye of Kitty and the stern gaze of Red.

“Sex, drugs and rock ‘n roll never die, it just changes clothes.”

Spin-off: That 90s Show will be a multi-camera sitcom like its predecessor, which followed a group of teenagers growing up in a fictional Wisconsin town in the 1970s.  Top from L to R: Wilmer Valderrama, Ashton Kutcher, Danny Masterson, Topher Grace, Laura Prepon.  Bottom L to R: Don Stark, Tanya Roberts, Mila Kunis, Lisa Robin Kelly, Debra Jo Rupp, Kurtwood Smith.  Pictured in 1999

Spin-off: That 90s Show will be a multi-camera sitcom like its predecessor, which followed a group of teenagers growing up in a fictional Wisconsin town in the 1970s. Top from L to R: Wilmer Valderrama, Ashton Kutcher, Danny Masterson, Topher Grace, Laura Prepon. Bottom L to R: Don Stark, Tanya Roberts, Mila Kunis, Lisa Robin Kelly, Debra Jo Rupp, Kurtwood Smith. Pictured in 1999

TV Parents: Red and Kitty were the parents of lead character Eric Forman (Topher Grace), and their home was the setting for most of the show's episodes.  Seen in 2004

TV Parents: Red and Kitty were the parents of lead character Eric Forman (Topher Grace), and their home was the setting for most of the show’s episodes. Seen in 2004

Bonnie Turner and Terry Turner, who co-created the original show with Mark Brazill, will write and run the spin-off along with their daughter Lindsay.

Gregg Mettler, who produced the original show from 2001-2006, will serve as showrunner and executive producer. That 70s Show executive producers Marcy Carsey and Tom Werner will also produce the spin-off along with Smith and Rupp.

That 1970s show was a big hit for Fox, running for eight seasons and airing 200 episodes. The sitcom launched its young cast members to fame and although both Topher and Ashton left after the seventh season, they returned for the series finale in May 2006.

Exciting: Smith shared the news of the upcoming reboot on his Instagram page, posted the Variety article and wrote: 'Who says I can't keep a secret #That90sShow #Netflix'

Exciting: Smith shared the news of the upcoming reboot on his Instagram page, posted the Variety article and wrote: ‘Who says I can’t keep a secret #That90sShow #Netflix’

Chiming in: Valderrama, who played commentary, 'Yes yes yes!!!!!'

Chiming in: Valderrama, who played commentary, ‘Yes yes yes!!!!!’

That 80s Show, a half-hour comedy inspired by That 70s Show and created by the Turners and Brazill, debuted in 2002 but was canceled by Fox after one season.

Smith shared the news of the upcoming reboot on his Instagram page, posting the Variety article, writing, “Who says I can’t keep a secret #That90sShow #Netflix.”

Valderrama commented: ‘Yes yes yes!!!!!’ It has not been announced whether any of the other cast members from the original series will appear in the spin-off.

Coming back: Bonnie Turner and Terry Turner, who co-created the original show with Mark Brazill, will write and run the spinoff along with their daughter Lindsay.  Seen in 2007

Coming back: Bonnie Turner and Terry Turner, who co-created the original show with Mark Brazill, will write and run the spinoff along with their daughter Lindsay. Seen in 2007

In the spotlight: The sitcom launched its young cast members to fame and although both Topher and Ashton left after the seventh season, they returned for the series finale in May 2006. Seen in 1998

In the spotlight: The sitcom launched its young cast members to fame and although both Topher and Ashton left after the seventh season, they returned for the series finale in May 2006. Seen in 1998

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