So MacGyver will now become a movie. But what other, dodgier '80s TV shows are still lurking, waiting to be discovered?
We thought we'd dig through the archives...
Why it was cheesy: The neon backlighting. The soundtrack that resembled nothing so much as a synthesiser was having a nervous breakdown. And, last but certainly not least, the fact that it was a blatant rip-off of Knight Rider, which was already so cheesy it could be covered in pickle and put in a sandwich.
Why it’ll be made into a movie anyway: Despite the seeming lack of brand awareness compared to some other ‘80s telly, it still featured a cool concept: a bike that could go really, really fast. Albeit for short periods, using a sort of rocket fart
Who should tackle it: George Clooney scored one of his earliest TV roles on this show, you know. He OWES Street Hawk that much. Clooney should abandon his high-profile projects and direct a film starring blandly heroic Disney moppet Zak Efron.
Obligatory fan-pleasing cameo: One of the original show’s bikes, currently to be found living at Cars of the Stars Motor Museum in Keswick, Cumbria.