#197 Dune

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Normally I write show notes. Imagine instead, a deep sigh. The pug is cool. Looking for episode #195? It’s Ghostbusters, and it’s at Patreon.com/DissectingThe80s, along with nearly 20 hours of bonus content at the $5 tier! Get 20% Off + … Continued

#196 Crocodile Dundee

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G’day! It’s the inexplicably hugely popular Crocodile Dundee! What do people see in this dude? Seriously, THREE movies of THIS? Is this a knife? Why so much casual sexual assault? Looking for episode #195? It’s Ghostbusters, and it’s at Patreon.com/DissectingThe80s, … Continued

#194 Back to School

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Prep the diving boards, we’re doing Triple Lindys! How great is Burt Young in this? How many hours did RDJ spend in hair,  makeup and wardrobe?! How great is the Kurt Vonnegut cameo? All this and more! “NewsSting, Ouroboros” Kevin … Continued

#193 Flight of the Navigator

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We’re revisiting a Tripp childhood favorite in Flight of the Navigator! How freaking cool is this spaceship? Is Joey Cramer on Henry Thomas’ level? What’s Sarah Jessica Parker got against this flick? Plus, Tripp makes the worst Cliff de Young … Continued

#192 Night of the Creeps

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It’s time for a little summer spooky fun: Night of the Creeps! This love letter to B-movies has everything: Aliens, slug monsters, frat boys with ill intentions, a boy who looks suspiciously like Ric Flair, one of five Rusty Griswolds, … Continued

#191 Turner and Hooch

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In honor of Disney Plus’ new Turner and Hooch (and Tom Hanks’ 65th birthday!) we did a Tom Hanks Movie outside T. Hanksgiving: Turner and Hooch! Can this-era Tom Hanks get it? What on EARTH is the tone of this … Continued

#190 Ruthless People

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Another 35th anniversary and a PRIDE icon in Bette Middler: It’s Ruthless People! What’s Judge Reinhold doing these days, and why hasn’t he gotten the Tarantino revitalization treatment yet? How great are these performances? Why was this movie not in … Continued

#189 Labyrinth

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It’s the podcast with The Babe! (What babe?) The Babe with the power! We’re celebrating Pride month by having ourselves a little wander through The Labyrinth with David Bowie and his enormous codpiece. Why is Hoggle SO unnerving? Why are … Continued

#188 The Quest

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We wrap up Listener Request Month with the Patreon selection: The Quest a.k.a Frog Dreaming!   Is Henry Thomas the James Dean of Australia? What, exactly, is Frog Dreaming, and why does this movie make absolutely no attempt to explain … Continued

#187 Outrageous Fortune

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We’re wrapping up Listener Request Month 2021 with the goofy stylings of Bette Middler and Shelley Duvall in Outrageous Fortune! What’s George Carlin doing here? Why is this dog so shaggy! Why can absolutely no one in our family keep … Continued

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