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Episode 293 - Quiz Night!
15 Apr 2017 @ 05:53 am

It's another quizzy type podcast this week, so join Sam, Paula and Becca as they go quizzing again - see how many YOU can get right, and let us know how you get on!

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When the Music Stops: Action Force - Flint's Holiday
11 Apr 2017 @ 01:38 am

It's time to listen to another classic readalong story, this time from Ladybird, and Action Force, the International Heroes who stood for GI Joe in Europe for much of the 1980s.

In this adventure, Flint goes back home on his holidays, but soon stumbles upon a Cobra plot to rule the world, this time involving dastardly subliminal messaging...

FULL FORCE!

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Episode 292 - Ephemera Overload!
9 Apr 2017 @ 07:10 am

It's all about the little things on this week's episode, but don't think we're not talking about anything of importance. It's an overload of things which wouldn't necessarily make a whole episode, but things we all loved as kids!

So, expect lunchboxes, pencil cases, stickers, erasers, and all manner of awesome ephemera, so join Glenn, Becka, Paula and Sam as we go down the rabbit hole to everyone's favourite decade, to check out their sticker collections!

What were YOUR favourite bits of 80s ephemera? Let us know, and we'll read out your answers on a future show!

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Episode 291 - 'Til All Are One
26 Mar 2017 @ 06:54 am

It's all about the 1986 classic Transformers: The Movie this week, as Glenn, Paula, Sam, Becca and special guest Andrew reminisce and collect their thoughts and memories of this piece of essential Eighties ephemera.

What are YOUR memories of Transformers: The Movie? Do you still watch it, and when? Is it a tradition in your house, or just whenever you feel like it? Let us know, and we'll read your answers out in a future show!

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Episode 290 - Lost in the Shadows
18 Mar 2017 @ 08:36 am

This week's episode is all about the 1987 Joel Schumacher vampire classic, The Lost Boys!

So, join Becca, Sam and Paula as they travel back to Santa Carla of the mid-80s, huntin' vampires. Including a pre-Bill Alex Winter. Wooooooooo!

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Episode 289 - Bats in the Belfry
9 Mar 2017 @ 10:02 am

This week it's all about Eighties Batmania, as Tim Burton's version of the Dark Knight swept all before it in 1989! Join Glenn, Paula and Becca as they reminisce about not only Batman, but also Batman Returns, and see how they compare to today's vision of Batman!

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Episode 288 - Why Did It Have To Be Snakes?
2 Mar 2017 @ 06:17 am

It's Paula's turn to host this week, so please join her, along with Becca and Sam as they go after the Lost Ark, brave the Temple of Doom, join the Last Crusade, and the Other One!

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Episode 287 - Podcast Full Of Blues
24 Feb 2017 @ 06:12 am

It's 106 miles to Chicago, we got a full tank of gas, half a pack of cigarettes, it's dark... and we're wearing sunglasses.

Hit it.

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Episode 286 - Between Two Pillows
10 Feb 2017 @ 11:59 am

It's Becca's turn to spotlight this week, and she's chosen to look at perhaps the ultimate John Hughes road movie: Planes, Trains and Automobiles!

We discuss not only that, but Hughes movies in general, and the influence he had on a whole generation of comedy performers from the Eighties right up to now!

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Episode 285 - Does Whatever a Spider Can
6 Feb 2017 @ 11:35 am

We head to Marvel's New York City for this week's spotlight, as Sam talks about his favourite superhero - the Amazing Friendly Neighbourhood Spider-Man!

From the 1981 series, to his team up with some Amazing Friends, to his own animated series, and even when he was Unlimited or Neil Patrick Harris, this episode is full of Spidey!

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