#261 A Christmas Story

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Merry Christmas! You’ll shoot your eye out! It’s A Christmas Story, and its turned 40 this year! What’s up with these nightmare Mickey and Minnie parade characters? Why is this poor mother not putting the dang pot of food on … Continued

#260 Action Jackson

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We’re watching a movie Tripp has been waiting all year for: Action Jackson, celebrating its 35th anniversary! How amazing is Dee? HOW ON EARTH ARE THERE NOT 30 OF THESE? How great does Carl Weathers look!? Is this movie a … Continued

#259 Uncle Buck

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Happy Thanksgiving! Enjoy a heaping helping of Candy-ed Yams with one of Candy’s best: Uncle Buck! Is this the best Cat in the Hat adaptation? How can you make these pancakes? Is this the best child actor duo of all … Continued

#258 Who’s Harry Crumb?

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It’s Candy-ed Yams, our newest theme month! We’re checking out a new-to-us Candy film: Who’s Harry Crumb? Who, exactly, is Harry Crumb? Why is Candy slumming it in this? How great is Shawnee Smith? Plus, Tripp goes cartoon wolf over … Continued

#257 Halloween

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Happy Halloween! If you want to hear the rest of our episode on this masterpiece, plus more than 20 bonus episodes, visit Patreon.com/DissectingThe80s to learn more!   We’re celebrating this holiday with one of our absolute favorites: John Carpenter’s masterpiece … Continued

#256 The Blob

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BEWARE OF THE BLOB! How great is Kevin Dillon’s hair and pirate shirt? Look at this murderer’s row of character actors! How great are these practical effects? How deaf would they be post explosion? What’s Del Close doing here?! All … Continued

#254 Pumpkinhead

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The 2023 Spooktacular has arrived! We’re jumping off with the sole directorial effort of special effects King Stan Winston! Is this a secret xenomorph? Are these kids actually bad guys? How many cigarettes does Lance Henriksen smoke each day? All … Continued

#253 Vacation

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Summer is winding to a close, so we’re ending on one of the heavy hitters of the summer movie genre: Vacation! Happy 40th birthday! This movie is way darker than the other vacations! Is Cousin Eddie a creep? What’s up … Continued

#21 Jaws 3-D

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To celebrate #SharkWeek 2015, Tripp and Andrew get back in the water with Jaws 3-D! Is this the worst fake shark ever put on film? Would you rather watch a Dennis Quaid film or Randy Quaid film? Is this Shark … Continued

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