#100 The Goonies

The Goonies DT80sHoly cow ONE HUNDRED EPISODES, GANG!

Martha Plimpton inexplicably washes her face in a barrel, Andrew eats beans and gets us sued by Jonah Hill and Seth Rogen, The Incredible Machine gets a shout out, how did people learn foreign-language swear words pre internet?, The Goonies attic ruined Tripp’s life, maybe, One Eyed Willie, Brand’s near-death experience, put Elizabeth Shue and Lea Thompson in Stranger Things, Tripp grandstands about ice cream, and then he and Andrew almost come to blows about diet ice cream, Does anyone care about mouthfeel?, Wes Craven as Ellie Satler, Ed Begley, Jr. and Christopher Plummer as Romeo and Juliet in an emoji-filled version of Shakespeare, Wells Weekly gets ready to sue us, Sizzler density discussion, Chunk’s inexplicable adoption and Tripp’s jewel theory.

All this and more!

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Keywords: The Goonies, Martha Plimpton, Sean Astin, Corey Feldman, Josh Brolin, Sloth, Chunk, 80s, Movie, Retro, 80s, Podcast, Eighties

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#99 Dirty Rotten Scoundrels

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There was SUPPOSED to be a remake of this movie out this week – so we’re dissecting Dirty Rotten Scoundrels!
Just how many ways can we fix this film?, The sadness of Michael Caine never playing James Bond, How much of this movie changed after original shooting? Michael Caine is the coolest man alive, plus meditations on aging and how “young” 43 is, anyway.

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Keywords: Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, Michael Caine, Scam, Con Artist, Steve Martin, 80s, Movie, Retro, 80s, Podcast, Eighties

#98 The Karate Kid

There’s a Cobra Kai YouTube Red Series, so we dove into The Karate Kid!

How awful is Daniel-san? Why isn’t this movie just Miyagi and Elizabeth Shue hijinx? What the heck is wrong with Cobra Kai? Is Daniel Larusso the worst character in history? Plus, Tripp and Andrew tell stories of gym class. All this and more!

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Keywords: The Karate Kid, Daniel Larusso, Billy Zabka, Mr. Miyagi, Pat Morita, Ralph Macchio, Cobra Kai, Wax on, Wax off, 80s, Movie, Retro, 80s, Podcast, Eighties

#97 Muppets Take Manhattan

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We continue Takes May-nhattan with Muppets Take Manhattan!
Why did we never get The Muppets in College? Why are we taking so long to find out where everyone’s side jobs are? Ranking Muppet shenanigans. Why are there so many sideplots in this movie? All this and more!

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Keywords: Muppets, Manhattan, Muppets Take Manhattan, Kermit, Miss Piggy, New York City, 80s, Movie, Retro, 80s, Podcast, Eighties

#96 Jason Takes Manhattan: Friday the 13th Part VIII

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It’s the start of TAKES MAY-NHATTAN, our month celebrating films that, well, Take Manhattan!

It’s a well-cooked Jason Voorhees in Friday the 13th Part VIII: Jason Takes Manhattan, but it ought to be called Jason Rides a Boat, because it takes FOREVER to get to New York City. Why is the school’s janitor on this field trip? Who pissed in this bio teacher/principal’s cheerios? Many fabulous montages and so much more!

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“NewsSting, Ouroboros” Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

Keywords: Friday the 13th, Jason Takes Manhattan, Jason Voorhees, New York City, 80s, Movie, Retro, 80s, Podcast, Eighties