We just called it Nintendo at the time, because there was only one. Those Alf pajamas kill me!
The kid is Matt on Fire, and he is also wearing Lazer Tag pajamas, a version of which can be seen below via Kitschy Kitschy Coo.
Lovely. This was taken during the filming of The Breakfast Club, a movie that means more to me than most. Ringwald and Hall dated briefly after filming wrapped.
The photographer is Steve Kagan via Getty Images.
I only vaguely recall this two-part miniseries that focuses on the lead-up to a nuclear war through the eyes of opposing diplomats and military leaders. Not nearly as effective or frightening as The Day After, but it did premier a year earlier and was generally well received. Rock Hudson really hams it up as the POTUS, and Cathy Lee Crosby’s character is, apparently, “craving one last moment of love.” Trailer is below.
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Published August 12, 2015
'80s Movies/TV , Colorforms
You watched it. And you cried and cried when that jackass Albert burned down the blind school and killed Mrs. Garvey and Mary’s baby!
Did you know that Chachi burned down Arnold’s the very same year?
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Just watch. It’s incredible.
Is anyone else super amused by the word “Peel” on the featured sticker?
Published February 23, 2015
'80s Movies/TV , Karate Kid, The
The merchandise train for the 1984 blockbuster didn’t start rolling until 1986, when The Karate Kid, Part II was released and Remco picked up the license for the remarkable-for-all-the-wrong-reasons toy line.
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This is the first time I’ve mentioned Willow in the three years since I started the blog. Oversight, or small mercy?
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