80s Icon Richard Marx Helps Overcome Drunken Passenger
Dec23

80s Icon Richard Marx Helps Overcome Drunken Passenger

“Hazard” is nothing new for Grammy Award winner Richard Marx, but neither he nor his wife, former MTV VJ Daisy Fuentes, were anticipating the chaos that erupted aboard a Korean Air flight somewhere above Asia on December 20. The confusion began when a 34-year old passenger, after having too much alcohol, attacked the plane’s crew.  The man pulled a stewardess’s hair which prompted a response from Marx, 53, as Fuentes documented the...

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Cracked Explains Why Every 80’s Sitcom Decided To Kill Off The Mom
Nov22

Cracked Explains Why Every 80’s Sitcom Decided To Kill Off The Mom

The latest video from the Cracked YouTube channel is practically made for the 80s lover. The team released a video that showed their discussion of Why Every 80’s Sitcom Decided To Kill Off The Mom. Now that we think of it, this is pretty crazy. The shows include, Full House, My Two Dads, Diff’rent Strokes, Webster, Punky Brewster, Empty Nest, Blossom, Silver Spoons, Gimme A Break! and Who’s The Boss. The team said...

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The Dukes of Hazzard: Then and Now
Nov18

The Dukes of Hazzard: Then and Now

While the premise seems silly now, The Dukes of Hazzard comes from a time when the site of Confederate flag could still be innocent (at least partly because the Duke brothers were so likeable). It was a show that stopped America in its tracks when these words played ’round the nation. “Just two good ol’ boys, Never meanin’ no harm. Beats all you never saw, Been in trouble with the law Since the day they was born.”...

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Luke and Laura’s 35th Wedding Anniversary
Nov15

Luke and Laura’s 35th Wedding Anniversary

“You are cordially invited to celebrate the wedding of Lukas Lorenzo Spencer and Laura Webber Baldwin…” Thus, read the fictional invitation from ABC TV to the loyal viewers of their mega-hit soap opera, General Hospital. Can you believe that was thirty-five years ago? The date was November 16 1981—another manic Monday. Ronald Reagan was president, “Physical” by Olivia Newton-John was playing on our radios, and Terry Gilliam’s...

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5 Classic 80s Thanksgiving Specials
Nov02

5 Classic 80s Thanksgiving Specials

Believe it or not Thanksgiving specials are pretty popular when the season rolls around. The 80s had some of the greatest Thanksgiving specials from a wide range of shows. As impossible as it sounds, we created a list of 5 Classic 80s Thanksgiving Specials. We should note that these Thanksgiving specials are referring to special episodes from TV shows that pretty much defined the 80s. Classic shows like Cheers started implementing...

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Reading Rainbow Had One of the Catchiest Theme Songs
Jul06

Reading Rainbow Had One of the Catchiest Theme Songs

In 1983 an educational television show by the name of Reading Rainbow hit the scene and would continue to educate children all the way up to 2015. What’s most memorable about the show was the theme song that ran from 1983-1999. Reading Rainbow truly had one of the catchiest theme songs ever. The song was performed by Tina Fabrique and written by Steve Horelick and Dennis Neil Kleinman. Those guys knew exactly what they were...

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G.L.O.W. Is Making A Comeback Thanks to Netflix
Jun01

G.L.O.W. Is Making A Comeback Thanks to Netflix

How well do you remember G.L.O.W.? G.L.O.W. or the Gorgeous Ladies of Wrestling, a women’s pro-wrestling show from the 80s that also shared some exercise tips and had plenty of comedic songs and dances to keep you entertained. Now, Netflix will be revisiting G.L.O.W. in yet another reboot of an old classic. The Original G.L.O.W. was spearheaded by Sylvester Stallone‘s mom Jacqueline in the 80s and it was definitely a...

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Gimme A Break! Joey Lawrence Turns 40 Today
Apr20

Gimme A Break! Joey Lawrence Turns 40 Today

We like to make you feel old. That’s why we’re bringing it to your attention that it is little Joey Donovan’s 40th birthday today. Hopefully you’re not too old to remember Joey Lawrence as Joey Donovan from season’s 3-6 of the classic sitcom Gimme A Break!, his first acting role that he landed when he was just seven years old. Lawrence would go on to be the voice of Oliver in Disney’s 1988 Oliver & Company as well as to be a...

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Remember This Guy? Happy Birthday to Silver Spoons’ Ricky Schroder
Apr13

Remember This Guy? Happy Birthday to Silver Spoons’ Ricky Schroder

Ricky Schroder had quite the audience in the early ‘80s thanks to his work as the spoiled yet still endearing 12-year-old Ricky Stratton. Beginning in 1982, Silver Spoons lasted for the majority of the ‘80s with its last episode premiering in 1987. In total, it lasted 5 seasons for a culmination of 116 episodes. If you opened up any 1984 teen magazine, you were sure to see AT LEAST one picture of Rick Schroder, if not a highly coveted...

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Whatever Happened To: Benji Gregory From ‘Alf’
Mar16

Whatever Happened To: Benji Gregory From ‘Alf’

ALF was a rating monster during it’s run on NBC from 1986 until 1990. The alien life form was so popular his persona birthed toys, comic books and even spinoffs of sorts — remember ALF’s talk show? The show made a star of not only a puppet but of the entire cast. Benji Gregory played Brian Tanner on the hit show. The youngster became a household name and then faded into obscurity after the show ended. So whatever...

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DuckTales Reboot: New Photo Gives Fans Sneak Peek Of 2017 Disney XD Show
Mar08

DuckTales Reboot: New Photo Gives Fans Sneak Peek Of 2017 Disney XD Show

Woo-Hoo! Here's your first look at DuckTales – coming to @DisneyXD in 2017! pic.twitter.com/ie0u3hDlNS — Disney D23 (@DisneyD23) March 7, 2016 Disney is bringing back another franchise for the fans. Just kidding. It’s for the money. But wink wink, the fans. The first look includes a snapshot of Huey, Dewey, Louie, Uncle Scrooge, Donald Duck, and Webby Vanderquack. The new Ducktales will appear on Disney XD in...

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‘Diff’rent Strokes’ Star Recalls How Nancy Reagan’s Appearance On Show Led To His Recovery
Mar08

‘Diff’rent Strokes’ Star Recalls How Nancy Reagan’s Appearance On Show Led To His Recovery

Nancy Reagan’s tireless efforts with the “Say No To Drugs” campaign helped countless young people say no, or get off, drugs. One person who thanked Nancy Reagan this week, after her passing at the age of 94, was Todd Bridges. Bridges attributes Reagan’s appearance on the show Diff’rent Strokes lead to Bridges getting clean after years of addiction. In an interview with the Hollywood Reporter, the former...

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Pharrell Williams & Jimmy Fallon Discussed The 80’s Sitcom Theme Songs They Missed Most & They Read Our Minds
Mar07

Pharrell Williams & Jimmy Fallon Discussed The 80’s Sitcom Theme Songs They Missed Most & They Read Our Minds

While visiting The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, Pharrell Williams, reminisced on some of his favorite 80s sitcom theme songs and intro poses that makes for some pretty nostalgic feelings. Williams, who is a coach on NBC’s The Voice  said that he and Blake Shelton always joke around about the 80s shows. He joked around with some of the poses that the stars would make during their intros such as the famous head turn after...

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‘The Rock’ Announces Huge Addition To ‘Baywatch’ Movie And It Just Feels Right
Mar03

‘The Rock’ Announces Huge Addition To ‘Baywatch’ Movie And It Just Feels Right

The late 80s was filled with a bunch of new TV shows that entertained fans for years to come. Baywatch happened to be one of those shows and now it’s being turned into a movie. The Baywatch film is set to star Zac Efron and Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson. However, recently it’s been announced that the shows original star, David Hasslehoff will be making an appearance in the film as well. In a video posted to...

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‘Fuller-House’ Cast Tells Donald Trump It’s Okay To Lose
Feb18

‘Fuller-House’ Cast Tells Donald Trump It’s Okay To Lose

The 2016 presidential election has taken turns that many might not have expected. In an attempt for a little comedic relief and to almost mock the fact that Donald Trump is running for President of the United States, Jimmy Fallon along with the cast of Netflix’s “Fuller House,” came together for a skit that might just have you rolling with laughter. In the skit, Fallon assumes the role of Donald Trump who is having...

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