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    Y'all, The "Powerpuff" Pilot Is No More

    Looks like not ALL things are sugar and spice and everything nice.

    Few people were more excited than me when The CW announced they ordered the pilot for Powerpuff.

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    That excitement waned a LITTLE bit when I saw the first-look photos of Chloe Bennet, Dove Cameron, and Yana Perrault as Blossom, Bubbles, and Buttercup, respectively. HOWEVER, my tune changed when I realized that these were flashback photos, and my excitement peaked again.

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    But today, that excitement was squashed, because the Powerpuff pilot has been put on pause to be reworked in the offseason.

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    According to Variety, the pilot "is being overhauled and re-shot because the initial pilot was 'too campy' and not as rooted in reality as network execs would have liked."

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    At first, I was like, "Too campy? No way!" But once I read the allegedly leaked pilot, I 100% understood where the execs were coming from...

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    According to The CW's CEO, Mark Petowitz, they're committed to making this show work! So, there's a silver lining, at least.

    The reason you do pilots is because sometimes things miss, and this was just a miss. We believe in the cast completely. We believe in Diablo [Cody] and Heather [Regnier], the writers. We believe in the auspices of Greg Berlanti and Warner [Bros. TV] studios. In this case, the pilot didn’t work. But because we see there’s enough elements in there, we wanted to give it another shot. So that’s why we didn’t want to go forward with what we had. Tonally, it might’ve felt a little too campy. It didn’t feel as rooted in reality as it might’ve felt. But again, you learn things when you test things out. And so in this case, we felt, let’s take a step back and go back to the drawing board.

    IDK about y'all, but I would much rather have the show done WELL and later than expected versus sooner and not done well.

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    The internet, in a nutshell, is also happy that The CW is reworking this:

    If you already read the powerpuff girls script here you go

    Twitter: @Ghost63613986

    I have information that may lead to the arrest of the CW Powerpuff girls writer’s room.

    Twitter: @theSNYDERVERSE

    the powerpuff girls script got copyrighted....its real

    Twitter: @8wariorlittle

    @8wariorlittle CW sent the Powerpuff girl script back for “reworking” like🧍🏾‍♀️

    Twitter: @_baecathy

    I'll leave you with this:

    before you giggle and snicker about the powerpuff pilot being reworked just remember game of thrones and buffy had their pilots reworked too