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‘I’m not letting my kids watch this’: Melissa Joan Hart on the ‘Sabrina the Teenage Witch’ reboot

The actress portrayed the teenage witch in the first run of the hit 1990s show

By Steve Brown

Melissa Joan Hart doesn’t think she can let her children watch the new Chilling Adventures of Sabrina.

The actress shot to fame as the teenage witch in the 90s classic TV show but Netflix have now bought the rights to the franchise and have created a darker and sexier interpretation of the graphic novel.

Stepping away from the comical 90s classic, the new series – which is available to stream now – has a more serious tone and has moved away from the fantasy comedy that the TV series was known for.

Plus Salem is not the sassy queen he was in the original run – much to our dismay!

Now, the original cast including Hart, Nate Richert (Harvey Kinkle), Beth Broderick (Aunt Zelda) and Caroline Rhea (Aunt Hilda) have watched the new series and have given their verdict on the show.

Hart admits she doesn’t think she will let her children watch the new show as it is darker and scarier than when she portrayed the teenage witch.

And Rhea points out that Salem looks more real than the one they used which she says was basically “alcoholic rabbit wearing a hairpiece.”

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