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The Everything '80s Podcast looks back at the greatest decade. It's your one-stop shop for everything to do with movies, video games, TV shows, cartoons, toys, fashion, music and everything in between. Jamie Logie is here to share some of the big topics such as Transformers and Saved By The Bell but to get more detailed on a lot of 1980s information you might not be aware of. Do you know why VHS won the format wars against BETA? Or why the PG-13 rating was created? You'll find all that and m ...
 
Do you remember the first time you saw a Muppets film? Brothers, Chris and Jordan McLeod relive every Muppet moment. Conversations range from silly to heartfelt. They talk about their first experiences and memories around seeing each film for the first time, and then they take a deep dive into each classic moment. Of course some films are better than others, and brothers rarely agree on everything.
 
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Jim Henson has made a lot of beloved content, but was 1981's "The Great Muppet Caper" his very best? This is a look back on the only muppet movie Henson directed, the making of the movie, why it was set (and filmed) in England, and a bunch of great behind-the-scenes things. Show notes: https://www.everything80spodcast.com/the-great-muppet-caper/…
 
Episode Notes Subject: The Great Muppet Caper Guest: Amy Frost In this episode, Amy brings The Great Muppet Caper to discuss with David and Nick. Does this musical comedy puppet film still delight today, or is this caper not so great? Listen now to find out. Find out more at http://hitmeonemoretime.com This podcast is powered by Pinecast.…
 
Episode Notes Subject: Thunderbirds Guest: Hammond Chamberlain Hit Me One More Time is go with Hammond Chamberlain joining David and Nick to discuss this 60's puppet sci fi show. Talking points include building collapse responsibility, the lifeless eyes of puppets, and so much more. Find out more at http://hitmeonemoretime.com This podcast is power…
 
The boombox, or Ghetto Blaster, was a symbolic part of the 1980s. Not only was it a way to take a party everywhere you went, but it also gave rise to a new art form called Hip Hop. In this episode, we'll look at how the boombox gave rise to a new culture and allowed the sharing of creativity. Show notes: https://www.everything80spodcast.com/boombox…
 
Episode Notes Subject: Aliens Guest: JF Dubeau In this episode, author JF Dubeau of Achewillow brings this 1986 sci fi action movie to the table. Nick, David, and JF break down who is this generation's Sigourney Weaver, alternative life path's for JF, miniatures vs sets, and so much more. Listen now! Find out more at http://hitmeonemoretime.com Thi…
 
Follow That Bird is a movie released by Sesame Street and Jim Henson Productions in 1985. It tells the story of Big Bird leaving Sesame Street to go live with other birds. Sounds pretty standard, doesn't it? The problem is, this film might have been a bit too much for kids with some intense themes that you wouldn't expect. We'll explore this whole …
 
It can't be understated what a phenomenon Pac-Man was. This billion-dollar arcade game led to a massive amount of merchandise, along with the very first cartoon show based on a video game. We'll look at the success of the video game, the merchandising, and how this cartoon show was completely commerce-driven. Show notes: https://www.everything80spo…
 
Episode Notes Subject: Batman & Robin Guest: JV Our guest JV brings the 1997 superhero film Batman & Robin to the podcast. It's a popular movie to hate on, but in an age of grimdark superheroes, does its campy nature make it a breath of fresh air? Listen now to find out. Find out more at http://hitmeonemoretime.com This podcast is powered by Pineca…
 
In 1981, McDonald's introduced the world to one of the most popular fast food items ever: Chicken McNuggets. This is a look back on the item that caught McDonald's off guard and lead to a chicken shortage in North America. We'll also see how they were designed by a French chef, the questionable ingredients that went into them, and how McDonald's ha…
 
Episode Notes Subject: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Coming Out of Their Shells Guest: Audie Norman This week, guest Audie Norman brings the live stage musical starring the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles to the show to discuss. Phil Rood fills in for Nick and regrets every moment of it. Find out more at http://hitmeonemoretime.com This podcast is pow…
 
It’s a hard task to follow up the achievement that was The Muppet Movie, but The Great Muppet Caper in 1981 certainly… follows up. We discuss where this film falls short, but still have plenty to appreciate in the jokes, choreography, and Murphy Beds. Also, Quinn has never seen James Bond. I know, I know. Host Quinn Rose and Stephen Hackett Referen…
 
In the 80s, there was no bigger thrill than picking up your photos from the developer. Those days are long gone, but photography has moved into a new age. The Kodak company not only pioneered and advanced the industry—but they also changed it: and it's what led to their downfall. This is a look back on when Kodak ruled the world of pictures, and th…
 
Episode Notes Subject: Beast Wars: Transformers Guest: Tony Sermuksnis This week, Tony Sermusknis brings this computer animated show to the table. As Nick and Tony revel in childhood memories, David struggles to remember more than 5 characters from the show. Is this show as exciting as we remembered it to be, or has the janky animation lost its cha…
 
1988's "Who Framed Roger Rabbit" was a groundbreaking movie. Not only was it a technical marvel, commercial, and critical success, but an astonishing collaboration between studios. The number of character licenses and intellectual properties used in one film could never even be attempted today—but Steven Spielberg made it happen. This is a look bac…
 
Episode Notes Subject: Total Recall Guest: Brandon Cruz This week, Brandon Cruz brings this Schwarzenegger movie to the show. As Brandon reveals how this movie shaped him, Nick reacts to seeing it for the very first time. Also, David is there. Will this movie still delight newcomers and veterans alike, or have the one-liners lost their charm? Find …
 
Episode Notes Subject: Spyro the Dragon Guest: Melissa Kruger This week, Melissa Kruger brings this PS1 era platformer series to the show. While she breaks down the beautiful new reamke, Nick and David struggle to master the original. Even with a whole new presentation, is this series worth the revisit or should it stay back with the rest of the PS…
 
We’re searching for the Rainbow Connection in our first episode all about the 1979 film that turned a TV phenomena into a decades-long movie franchise: The Muppet Movie. Which jokes are still perfect in 2020, and which ones required a search engine to get? How does Kermit ride a bicycle? Where is the line between a frog on the menu and our good fri…
 
People have always been fascinated by Bigfoot, and we finally got to see one on the big screen in the 1980s. In Harry & the Hendersons, we got a more humanistic, light-hearted approach to the sasquatch. This is a look back on the beloved movie, the production, how the marketing failed, and the evolution into the TV show. Show notes: Harry and the H…
 
Episode Notes Subject: The Greatest American Hero Guest: Jackie Hern This week, Jackie Hern brings the 1981 superhero show The Greatest American Hero to the table. With cheesy effects and plenty of idealism, does this show merit watching today? Or do the ideals and execution feel outdated in the current super hero scene? Find out more at http://hit…
 
There are some video games that are pretty much unbeatable, and Mike Tyson's Punch-Out is at the top of the list. This is a look back on one of the most popular—and best-selling—NES games in history. We'll look at the rise of Mike Tyson, the gameplay, easter eggs, and why Mike Tyson did not like this game. Show Notes: Mike Tyson's Punch-Out!…
 
Episode Notes Subject: Super Mario World Guest: Rishi Bee Gaming memories and sore thumbs abound as guest Rishi Bee brings Super Mario World to the table. Nick and David readily share their gaming experiences from way back when with their guest while breaking down whether or not this particular platformer holds up. Find out more at http://hitmeonem…
 
Episode Notes Subject: Stargate SG-1 Guest: James Dorrington of Kamen Ride With Me In this episode, James Dorrington brings Stargate SG-1 to the show. As David watches the show for the first time, Nick brings a bit of love for Stargate... the movie. Will this trio agree that this late 90's/early 2000's sci-fi still has a relevant message? And does …
 
You might not know the name Frank Welker, but if you grew up in the 1980s—you definitely heard him. Welker is one of the most important voice actors of the decade and provided some of the most iconic voices in cartoons like Scooby-Doo, The Smurfs, and Transformers. This is a look back on the career of this phenomenally talented man. Show notes: Fra…
 
Episode Notes Subject: Batman 1989 Guest: Phil Rood In this episode, Phil Rood brings the Tim Burton directed Batman film from 1989 to the table. David and Nick wrestle with their own love for superheroes and Phil unleashes a terrible secret. Is this the definitive Batman film, or should it stay locked away in the Batcave? Find out more at http://h…
 
Episode Notes Subject: Boy Meets WorldGuest: Monica Stone In this episode, Monica brings this popular 90's sitcom for all to discuss. Does the love Monica and David have for the show blind them to its flaws? Will it make a lasting impression on Nick? Or is it just better to say goodbye? For this episode, we watched: S1 e4 Cory's Alternative Friends…
 
When the Oakland Raiders went up 28-9 early in the third quarter of Super Bowl XVIII, viewers expected to see a replay, but instead—the screen went black. Some ominous music then greeted them with the black-and-white image of a marching army of drones. What followed was one of the most iconic ads in history that would change the way marketing and t…
 
Rubik, The Amazing Cube was a short-lived Saturday morning cartoon show that debuted in September 1983. It was put together to capitalize on the red-hot popularity of the Rubik's Cube. It failed to find an audience with the onslaught of new kids' programming, but actually took a ground-breaking approach in the show's premise. Show Notes: Rubik, The…
 
In this episode, I want to look at the importance—and power—of nostalgia during times of crisis. There is a reason we return to the same movies, TV shows, books, and other forms of entertainment when feeling stressed. We'll also look at why it's been harder to start new things during a time like this—and why that's not necessarily a bad thing. Show…
 
It's not often that a small little toy can change the world, but that's what happened with Cap'n Crunch cereal, and a random little whistle included as the toy inside. This small whistle set in motion the series of events that would lead us to Apple computers and the technology that would change our world. Show Notes: Cap'n Crunch…
 
Kidd Video was an animated/live-action Saturday morning show that came out in 1984. It attempted to blend animation, live-action, song covers, and original music aiming to capitalize on the success of MTV. It had success, but not really in North America. This is a look back on a novel idea that just didn't pan out. Show notes: Kidd Video…
 
This is the final review in the Indiana Jones trilogy - the Last Crusade. We'll look back on what made this movie so incredible and what makes it hold up today. We'll look at some behind-the-scenes things and explore the themes of the movie. And yes, I touch on The Kingdom of the Crystal Skull as we conclude this epic trilogy. Show notes: Indiana J…
 
In 1988, a relatively unknown actor was chosen to play the Caped Crusader in Tim Burton's upcoming film; Batman. And people went nuts. The great Michael Keaton backlash of 1988 was swift and severe -, especially in a time before social media. This is a look back on the controversy behind the casting of Batman. Show Notes: The Great Michael Keaton B…
 
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