Fans of “That ’70s Show” are so excited to see their favorite characters reunited on Netflix’s new series also set in Point Place, Wisconsin, “That ’90s Show.” More than 15 years after the original sitcom’s series finale aired in May 2006, most of its cast might be returning for the streamer’s reboot.
Premiering in 1998 however taking place firmly in the 1970s, the eight-season-lengthy Fox sitcom observed a group of teenagers in the blue-collar midwestern city: Eric Forman (Topher Grace), his neighbor and eventual girlfriend Donna Pinciotti (Laura Prepon), dimwitted Michael Kelso (Ashton Kutcher) and his from time to time girlfriend Jackie Burkhart (Mila Kunis), cool dude Steven Hyde (Danny Masterson), and their “foreign exchange student” friend Fez (Wilmer Valderrama). Also present have been Eric’s parents, Red and Kitty (Kurtwood Smith and Debra Jo Rupp), and his older sister Laurie (initially performed by Lisa Robin Kelly). So far, all however Masterson (and Kelly, who died in 2013) might be returning for the pilot of “That ’90s Show,” and that they seem as delighted to be back as their fans. “It was without a doubt nostalgic to be back at the set,” Kutcher told Variety. “We just went back and had fun for a week. It was so random and fun.”
As fans of “That ’70s Show” wait to be a part of that fun, it is pleasing to look back at some of the awesome moments that occurred at the original series — consisting of one real-life mishap that gently injured Kutcher and cemented Kelso as a piece of a klutz throughout the series.
Ashton Kutcher had a run-in with a coffee table
Ashton Kutcher has by no means been afraid to get physical on “That ’70s Show,” and clumsy Michael Kelso has been hurt as soon as or twice, mainly with the various fights he were given into with Hyde(“ow, my eye”). But there has been at least one time Kelso — and Kutcher — without a doubt were given harm, accidentally. And they saved it in the display.
It occurred in the course of the display’s 1st season, in its twelfth Episode. Unlike trendy short, 6-to-13-episode seasons, this Nineteen Nineties community display had 25 episodes in its first season, and this became its mid-factor break. It became the collection’ first Christmas-themed episode, called “The Best Christmas Ever,” airing on December 13, 1998. Kutcher did a stunt in which he became prepurported to leap over the sofa in Eric Forman’s basement to speak to Eric’s sister Laurie. But that wasn’t how matters became out.
“My heels hit the edge of the couch and I slipped off and took it right in the shins with the desk,” Kutcher explained at the 100th Episode Special of “That ’70s Show.” In the scene, the (spiked) punch bowl sloshes and spills and desk props scatter, at the same time as Kelly visibly laughs however holds it together. Meanwhile, Kutcher stayed in character. “I hold it still, and I’m like, ‘you simply can not smile now,'” he said, including that he was trying to inform himself it doesn’t harm. The blooper were given a huge laugh from the audience, in order that they saved it in the final cut.
It appears Kutcher was delighted with the scene. “I like making people laugh, and if that allows to make people happy, I’ll hurt myself a little bit,” he concluded.