#220 Poltergeist

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Oooh child, you’re on the other side! Celebrating its 40th anniversary this year is the fun horror classic: Poltergeist! How hunky is Craig T. Nelson here? Jo Beth Williams kicks all sorts of ass, and Zelda Rubinstein steals the show. … Continued

#219 Bachelor Party

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Tripp’s getting hitched, so we’re throwing a Bachelor Party alongside ’80s icon Tom Hanks! Can we get a spastic Tom Hanks performance in the future? How great is he at being a complete goofball? Why…is there a Donkey show?  All … Continued

#218 Stripes (Sample)

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Want to hear the rest of this full-length episode? It’s at Patreon.com/DissectingThe80s, along with nearly 20 hours of bonus content at the $5 tier! All this and more! “NewsSting, Ouroboros” Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ … Continued

#217 The NeverEnding Story

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We conclude the main feed episodes of Listener Request Month 2022 with a long-asked for episode: The NeverEnding Story! Did this blow our tiny minds as a youth? Is Falcor a dog or what? How great are these puppets? Why … Continued

#216 Pump Up The Volume

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Part 2 of Listener Request Month takes us to 1990 for Christian Slater’s fantastic performance in Pump Up The Volume! Shouldn’t he just see a therapist? Does this movie need a suicide to make its point? Why does he hate … Continued

#215 1941

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Listener Request Month begins with a forgotten Spielberg comedy: 1941! We’ve got ourselves a sketch movie, with basically every working actor in 1979: Does Belushi translate to 2022? What’s Dan Aykroyd doing, exactly? How great is Joe Flaherty? How long … Continued

#214 Watcher in the Woods

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It’s the not-at-all sweatily named tradition: Andrew Programs The Show In The Month of April: APTSITMOA. We’re finishing our Davis-Crawford month with the oddball Disney horror flick Watcher in the Woods! Why the hell did the creature get cut? What’s … Continued

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