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Is Jekyll & Hyde Relevant In 2007?

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I was recently reminded that the BBC miniseries of Jekyll & Hyde, Jekyll, will be out on DVD in September.  My question to you is, Is the Robert Louis Stevenson schizoid character still relevant in 2007, a time in which almost every other person announces he or she has bipolar disorder?  In other words, is the character too familiar to frighten? Here are some clips of various J & H endeavors to help you make your decision.

Jekyll — Here’s the BBC Jekyll trailer.  I really love the background music and the modernized, quirky take on Jekyll.

Jekyll & Hyde — Here’s the one from Broadway.  Eh – Not so good as a musical.

Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde (1931) — Although it’s Halloween costume-ish, this old school transformation to Hyde still creeps me out.

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