Category Archives: 1980-1989

In the Heat of the Night (CBS) Rated NR

The cases and adventures of the police force in Sparta, Mississippi. Starring Carroll O’Connor, Alan Autry, and David Hart. The series premiere focuses on the transplant of a Philadelphia detective, who happens to be black, to small-town southern Mississippi. Although … Continue reading

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A Different World (NBC) Rated TV-PG

A spin-off of The Cosby Show, where Denise Huxtable goes off to college and discovers a different world. Starring Jasmine Guy, Kadeem Hardison, and Darryl M. Bell. This show doesn’t stand out. It starts with Denise Huxtable going off to … Continue reading

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The Leprechauns’ Christmas Gold (1981) Rated NR

An Irish sailor is stranded on an island with leprechauns, who’ve been protecting their stash of gold from the greedy banshee. Starring Art Carney, Peggy Cass, and Bob McFadden. This is a cute holiday short. It’s very Irish with the leprechauns … Continue reading

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RoboCop (1987) Rated R

In the distant future, in a dystopian and crime-ridden Detroit, an injured cop returns to the force as a cyborg. Starring Peter Weller, Nancy Allen, and Dan O’Herlihy. This is a great sci-fi movie. We have a future world that is … Continue reading

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He-Man and She-Ra: A Christmas Special (1985) Rated PG

He-Man and She-Ra join together to stop Horde Prime from ruining Christmas for some Earth stranded children. Starring John Erwin, Alan Oppenheimer, and Linda Gary. This special brings together the villains of the Transformers, He-Man, and She-Ra universes as the heroes … Continue reading

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Bon Voyage, Charlie Brown (and Don’t Come Back!!) (1980) Rated G

Charlie Brown and the gang travel to Europe as exchange students. Starring Daniel Anderson, Scott Beach, and Casey Carlson. This is a fun Peanuts film. We get to watch the gang go to France as foreign exchange students. The animation is … Continue reading

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The Last Emperor (1987) Rated TV-14

The story of the final Emperor of China. Starring  John Lone, Joan Chen, and Peter O’Toole. This is a long biopic on the sixty years of the Emperor of China. It’s interesting, but it’s not the best explained historical film. … Continue reading

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Dirty Dancing (1987) Rated TV-14

During her summer vacation, “Baby” Houseman falls for the resort’s dance instructor. Starring Jennifer Grey, Patrick Swayze, and Jerry Orbach. I know this film isn’t one of the best films out there, but I love this movie. It goes beyond the … Continue reading

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Seven Brides for Seven Brothers (CBS) Rated NR

A series based on the film, Seven Brides for Seven Brothers (1954). Starring Richard Dean Anderson, Roger Wilson, and Peter Horton. I was so looking forward to watching this series because I love the 1954 film. However, the only thing this … Continue reading

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All’s Well That Ends Well (1981) Rated NR

Helena loves Bertram. He is of noble birth, she is not. He is sick; she has a cure and wants to marry him, but does he want to marry her? Starring Celia Johnson, Ian Charleson, Michael Hordern. I’m not a big … Continue reading

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