‘Beavis and Butthead’ Is Getting the Reboot Treatment at Comedy Central

Beavis and Butthead

When Beavis and Butthead entered the realm of comedy in 1993, they quickly became a a pop culture phenomenon.

Based on two delinquent couch-potato teens, Beavis and Butthead lacked social skills and tact, however, defined the true meaning of “bromance”.

The series originally ran for seven seasons from March 1993 until November 1997, with creator Mike Judge voicing both titular roles.

In news that’ll make ’90s kids pretty happy, Judge is bringing the boys back together for two more seasons as part of a new deal with 3 Arts Entertainment, which also includes potential spin-offs and specials.

Previously, the series aired on MTV, however, this time around, it will be shown on Comedy Central.

“It seemed like the time was right to get stupid again,” said Judge in a statement.

When it first aired, Beavis and Butthead was met with mixed reactions, however, it proved a cultural phenomenon as the two characters served as an adolescent and youth commentators.

“Beavis and Butt-Head were a defining voice of a generation, and we can’t wait to watch as they navigate the treacherous waters of a world light-years from their own,” said Chris McCarthy, president of Entertainment & Youth Group at ViacomCBS Domestic Media Networks.

After the series ended in 1997, an eighth season was released in 2011. Then a film Beavis and Butt-Head do America was released in 1996.

Judge, who created the HBO comedy series Silicon Valley, also co-created the hit comedy King of the Hill and has worked on films such as Office Space and Idiocracy.

One of Judge’s characters, Daria Morgendorffer had her own spin-off series for five seasons and according to Variety, a spin-off, of that spin-off, will centre around another Daria character, Jodie Landon (Daria’s best friend), after she graduates from college.

Tracee Ellis Ross (Black-ish) is set to star.

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