Adaptations are hard to do well, especially when you’re trying to balance creating something new while preserving the old. Which of these shows managed it?
In a lot of cases, the “twist” is the most famous and popular part of a story. For me, though, it’s my least favorite part. (My Twitter account, as promised: https://twitter.com/Stephens_Site )
The characters are the most important part of any story; and the origin story is the most important part of any character.
Nostalgia can be a great thing, helping us remember the things we grew up with, the things that comforted us and helped make us the people we are. Nobody likes it when someone messes with our favorite franchises. But we need to be willing to let new versions of them grow so new generations can form their own sources of nostalgia.