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Idea: grim n gritty Captain Planet reboot

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@darius my parents were invited to the launch of Captain Planet by their BMW dealer. I suppose that's a starting point for a gritty reboot??

@darius it's about the grown-up planeteers, now disillusioned activists, having come to the horrifying realisation that all the adults in their lives stood by and expected the world's problems to be solved by five literal children and their imaginary friend. the monkey is dead now

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What's especially depressing about this idea is how gritty the original Captain Planet was compared to a lot of more recent material that targets kids.

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