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15 TV Shows And Movies That Came Back From The Dead In 2015

Some actually landed on our doorstep, some are still glimmering on the horizon. Insert joke about the mortal coil here.

1. The X-Files


Last seen: 2008 for the film; 2002 for the series.

Currently: Set for a limited series revival at Fox to premiere in 2016.

2. Gilmore GIrls

Warner Bros.

Last seen: 2007.

Currently: Reportedly set for a limited series revival through Netflix.

3. Ghostbusters

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Last seen: 1989.

Currently: Set for a July 15, 2016 release date with an all-female team, with another all-male Ghostbusters film rumored for sometime in the eventual future.

4. Independence Day

20th Century Fox

Last seen: 1996.

Currently: Independence Day: Resurgence is currently in post-production according to IMDb, and scheduled for a June 24, 2016 release date.

5. Full House


Last seen: 1995.

Currently: Set for a Netflix reunion called Fuller House.

6. Twin Peaks


Last seen: 1991.

Currently: A revival's in the works but has reportedly been delayed until 2017.

7. Star Trek


Last seen: The films have long since been rebooted, but the TV series was last seen with Star Trek: Enterprise in 2005.

Currently: In the works for a new CBS All Access series for 2017.

8. Star Wars


Last seen: The last major Star Wars feature film hit theaters in 2005.

Currently: Set to return to theaters worldwide with The Force Awakens on December 18.

9. Spider-Man


Last seen: 2014.

Currently: Peter Parker will make a return in Captain America: Civil War in May, 2016, with a solo filmed lined up for 2017 and an animated feature film lined up for 2018.

10. Ocean's Eleven

Warner Bros. Pictures

Last seen: 2007.

Currently: An all-female reboot is set to star Sandra Bullock.

11. Wet Hot American Summer


Last seen: 2001.

Currently: On Netflix via a limited series revival that premiered in 2015.

12. Baywatch


Last seen: 2001.

Currently: Zac Efron is in talks to star opposite Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson in a big-screen take on the series.

13. Mr. Show With Bob And David


Last seen: 1998.

Currently: Now known as With Bob And David, the show came to Netflix with new episodes in November 2015.

14. Mystery Science Theater 3000

Comedy Central / SyFy

Last seen: 1999

Currently: The subject of a Kickstarter by the show's creator, Joel Hodgson, with the aim of making a new season.

15. Prison Break


Last seen: 2009.

Currently: Reportedly coming back for a limited sequel series of ten episodes in 2016 on Fox.

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