#163 Alligator

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We leapt into the sewers for the 40th anniversary of the delightful creature feature: Alligator! In what was nearly our longest episode ever, we discuss Steven Spielberg’s descent into Dad-ness, Robert Forster’s thinning hair, Robin Riker’s gator knowledge, a truly … Continued

#162 Friday the 13th Part II

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We’re headed back to Crystal Lake for a little summertime horror! This is Part 1 where Andrew and I discuss the flick in our normal way, Part 2 (also out today) features an interview with filmmaker Ted Geoghegan – check … Continued

#161 Cocoon

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Cocoon just turned 35, and we’ve got a BEVY of Ron Howard takes to celebrate! Tripp writes a song, the secret origin story of Back to the Future wrapped up in this cocoon, a compliment for Bryce Dallas Howard (Really!), … Continued

#160 Deadly Friend

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Oh man, we are so pumped for y’all to hear this one! It’s Deadly Friend – a new to us and completely BONKERS Wes Craven movie, ripped to shreds by the studio, who desperately wanted another Nightmare on Elm Street. … Continued

#159 Adventures in Babysitting (Sample)

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Out now on our Patreon page (Patreon.com/DissectingThe80s), it’s our Adventures in Babysitting episode for listener request month! Hear this full-length studio episode + EIGHT more full-length episodes at $5 tier and above. All this and more! “NewsSting, Ouroboros” Kevin MacLeod … Continued

#158 They Live

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Listener request month rolls on with a movie that’s a favorite of both of ours: They Live! “This water tastes like broccoli, mannnnn”! Andrew coins a new catchphrase, utterly delightful Roddy Piper-isms, Keith David Rules, a digression on the length … Continued

#157 Grease 2

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We kicked off Listener Request Month 2020 with a Patreon pick: Grease 2! We’ve got a wacky theme park stunt show, the stunt doubles for the original cast get to make a whole movie, Rizzo is inexplicably in her old … Continued

#156 Gymkata

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Turns out we’re not the only ones with Olympians-in-movies ideas: someone paid a buncha money to make Gymkata!   This delightfully cheesy (both literally and figuratively) movie stars Olympian Kurt Thomas as Johnathan Cabot, the master of gymnastic karate: GYMKATA! … Continued

#155 Valley Girl

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NOTE: TRIPP SCREWED UP HIS MIC SETTINGS, AND OBVIOUSLY THE SOUND ISN’T UP TO PAR ON THIS EPISODE. WE’RE SORRY! It’s the movie our mom has been begging for for six years, and with a terrible-looking remake about to drop: … Continued

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