Eeek. Like I said over there, they ain't playing around with this one. This is about as far from the 1966 television show as you can possibly get.
Edit: I did some further reading after posting this. In addition to the other article I found, Harry over at AICN is also reminded of Gacy. Methinks we're getting what they're clearly going for, and it isn't going to be for youngsters.