I've never seen 24, but I think its protagonist, Jack Bauer, is a cross between MacGyver, Chuck Norris, and Maxwell Smart, using whatever means are at his disposal to keep our country safe from terrorists. But what if Bauer and his team had existed 15 years ago — would they be nearly as effective with the technology of 1994?
Being a veteran of early online communities and a staunch supporter of the hardware that ran them, I can say with confidence that the above video is remarkably accurate. We may love to sugar-coat the past… but it sure is easier to get things done now!
What other shows do you think would require signficant revamping if transplanted to a modern context?