I've stopped caring about the constant revamping/rebooting of old things. I'd prefer they not, but whatever.
Her excuse is what worries me. She's being hyped as an aimless lush. I really hope that's not it. I'd rather she have a mundane but purposeful life that gets a wrench thrown into it.
I have no nostalgia for the original series so am indifferent to the reboot. I'll judge it on its own terms for whether it's funny or not. I admit it doesn't look very funny but the proof is in the pudding, or whatever.