This remake with Jamie Lee Curtis and Lindsay Lohan is based on an earlier 1976 Disney film which starred Barbara Harris and Jodie Foster and is getting the best reviews on a percentage basis over at Rotten Tomatoes since that, er, fish story film. There was also a TV version in 1995 starring Shelly Long and Gabby Hoffman. Here's an instance where the film remakes seem to be as good as the original. The original story is by Mary Rodgers (daughter of composer Richard Rodgers). She wrote the screenplay for the first two versions as well. Talk about getting mileage out of a property!