Must We Endure a Steampunk Drama, ABC?

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ABC is developing a new drama called Gaslight, which is a "lavish soap opera of passion, greed and hope set in a present-day Steampunk World" in a "re-imagined San Francisco," Deadline reports. Oh, lord. A steampunk San Francisco? Can't we just let Burning Man be Burning Man? [Pulls down oversized elaborate goggles, polishes pocket watch, jumps atop a sepia-toned dirigible, floats away.]