- The best adaptation of The Fantastic Four was called The Incredibles.
- The only good Mission: Impossible movie was called Sneakers.
- The best Star Trek movie was called The Hunt For Red October.
- Jack Armstrong, the All-American Boy was made into a very cool TV series called Johnny Quest.
I'm sure there are lots of others, but those are the ones that come to mind right now.
And no, I don't know why this is on my mind today. It might have something to do with coffee.