‘Boy Meets World’ Sequel Series In The Works On Disney Channel

Sat, November 3, 2012 7:00am EST by 12 Comments
Boy Meets World Remake
Courtesy of ABC

Ben Savage is reportedly in ‘early talks’ to reprise his role on a new sitcom, ‘Girl Meets World.’

Well, this is potentially the best news I’ve heard all year: A Boy Meets World sequel series — titled, what else, Girl Meets World — is on the horizon for Disney Channel, and HollywoodLife.com‘s sister site TVLine reports that Ben Savage is in early talks to play an all-grown-up Cory Matthews!

For those tragically unfamiliar with Boy Meets World, the ABC sitcom followed the life and times of American every-kid Cory Matthews (Ben) from 1993 to 2000. The updated series would reportedly follow the daughter of Cory and Topanga — Danielle Fishel is, obviously, also being asked to return — as she “meets” the world of 2013. Or whenever this show ends up airing.

If you’re a child of the ’90s like me, this news is likely to fill you with inexplicable emotions. Cory and Topanga were the first TV characters I remember rooting for, more than a decade before The Vampire Diaries turned me into a veritable ship-aholic. I was fully invested in their relationship, from their their first kiss in season one to their wedding in season seven. I’d like to see what they’re up today.

On the other hand, we’re all familiar with the dangers of reviving classic TV. For every Dallas, there’s a Charlie’s Angels. For every Hawaii Five-O, there’s a Melrose Place. Perhaps our memories of Cory and Topanga should best be kept that way, as memories.

In my mind, one of the finest gems to come out of Boy Meets World was Eric’s (Will Friedle) “Feeny Call,” so enjoy a montage of that below while you contemplate the crucial question at hand: Should Disney Channel revive this show?

TVLine

— Andy Swift

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Jen

Posted at 4:28 PM on June 7, 2013  

When does it start???????????,??,????????????

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santara

Posted at 6:28 PM on January 21, 2013  

I think they should air the show on ABC Faily instead of Disney Channel.

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Jenny

Posted at 8:16 AM on January 18, 2013  

All the characters from BMW need to come back, they were all great! I also think that as long as GMW represents a good family show with good life lessons behind every episode it will be a hit!!

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Randa

Posted at 1:46 PM on November 12, 2012  

I think its a great idea loved the show growing up and think ill love it now,

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BB

Posted at 2:19 AM on November 6, 2012  

Only if the real Topanga is back. I would NOT watch it with anyone else

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kikse

Posted at 4:49 AM on November 4, 2012  

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Emily

Posted at 2:25 PM on November 3, 2012  

Love it love it love it……………love it. This sequel will be good for the older fans who were fans of Boy meets world in the 1990s.

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A.B.

Posted at 11:56 AM on November 3, 2012  

I remember now TGIF Family Matters, Boy Meets World, Sabrina the Teenage Witch and Step-By-Step. Good Shows

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hellokitty2142

Posted at 11:54 AM on November 3, 2012  

Umm no not on Disney it will just make the show horrible.

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Fustrated genuis

Posted at 11:19 AM on November 3, 2012  

Omg whoop…this has to be done…make Eric come back for a cameo too :-)

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Mary Z

Posted at 8:39 AM on November 3, 2012  

Disney Channel? Hell no. It would lose everything that made Boy Meets World so fantastic. Real issues, real characters, relevant issues. That wouldn’t be allowed on the Disney Channel. ABC Family? They might actually do some good with it.

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kat

Posted at 11:46 AM on November 3, 2012  

You are so right. Disney will just ruin everything!

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