As the New York Times reports, the series will be “a reimagining” with Judge aboard to write, produce, and again do those the familiar voices (heh-heh-heh). The news of Beavis and Butt-Head’s revival comes just after Comedy Central announced new series Jodie, a spin-off of a character that appeared on Daria, which was itself a spin-off of Beavis and Butt-Head.
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According to the Times, this new take on Beavis and Butt-Head will follow the characters as they enter “a whole new Gen Z world” and face “meta-themes relatable to both new and old fans — Gen X parents and their Gen Z kids;” for his part, Judge added, “It seemed like the time was right to get stupid again.” It also adds that two seasons were ordered.
No more details were shared, including any indication as to when we can expect to see the dudes back in action. Here’s hoping, though, that Comedy Central finds a way to preserve what was always the funniest part of the original MTV series: Beavis and Butt-Head just sitting around ripping into idiotic music videos, a feature that sadly never translated into the show’s home video releases for rights reasons. Though that might also be because the bands singled out by the duo didn’t appreciate hilariously raunchy takedowns of their work, along the lines of “How did this ever happen? This is, like, just a bunch of bungholes!” and “This video speaks less to the heart, and more to the sphincter.”
Editor’s Note: Release dates within this article are based in the U.S., but will be updated with local Australian dates as soon as we know more.