#213 Mommie Dearest

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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 diving into the camp classic: Mommie Dearest! What on earth are we doing here!? What movie is Faye Dunaway in?! How is this … Continued

#212 E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial (Clip)

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Out now for $5 patrons, it’s our full-length episode on the beloved E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial! Looking for more? Find this complete episode at Patreon.com/DissectingThe80s, along with nearly 20 hours of bonus content at the $5 tier! “NewsSting, Ouroboros” Kevin MacLeod … Continued

#211 Raising Arizona

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It’s the second half of our delightful double feature for March comes in like a Raimi and out like a Coen.  How madcap is this movie? What went on in the Raimi/Coen/Hunter/Campbell/Bates/McDorman household? Why is Bruce Campbell not here? Plus, … Continued

Listener Request Month 2022!

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Listener Request Month is May (and June on Patreon!) Get your requests in on the Dissecting the 80s Hotline: 856-347-7328 (856-DISSECT) by leaving your name, where you’re calling from, and the movie you’d like to hear us cover! Remember: 1978-1992 … Continued

#210 Evil Dead 2

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THIS IS MY BOOMSTICK! We’re back from our brief ’90s sojourn and talking about one of our absolute all-time favorites: Evil Dead 2! Talking points: The origins of our movie-watching relationship, the greatness of Bruce Campbell, wrestling against yourself, Good … Continued

#209 Terminator 2: Judgment Day

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Favorites-bruary comes to a close with one of Tripp’s childhood favorites: Terminator 2: Judgment Day! How great are these special effects? Could Linda Hamilton kick both our asses at once? How dang COOL is Arnold in this movie? How does … Continued

#207 Elvira: Mistress of the Dark

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It’s Favorites-bruary/Fave-bruary, so we’re each picking a favorite for the month! Andrew’s up first with delightfully silly Elvira: Mistress of the Dark. Is she actually a witch? What’s this himbo up to? Is Edi McClurg killing it? (Yes, as usual). … Continued

#206 Evilspeak

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We’re joined (briefly) by an incredibly special guest – The Devil, himself! – to discuss this Clint Howard-led mashup of Satanic Panic and Computers are Evil tropes: Evilspeak! Why are these bullies so homeoerotic!? What the hell is Clint doing … Continued

#205 Ten Little Indians

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An episode we started talking about an eternity ago: 1989’s Cannon Films version of Agatha Christie’s And Then There Were None! Why doesn’t Tripp know what a tiger is? Can we do our Donald Pleasance impression for a full episode … Continued

#204 The Christmas Star

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Ho, ho, ho! Merry Christmas! It’s Ed Asner playing Santa, but this time he’s a phony conman hiding in a basement. Why is this plan so elaborate? Who made this insane chair? Are we doing Scrooge or Whistle Down The … Continued

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