264 episodes

Everything 80s is your one-stop shop to look back on the movies, video games, TV shows, cartoons, toys, fashion, music, and everything you loved about a decade like no other. Join host Jamie Logie as he takes you on a dizzying journey through topics like Transformers the birth of Apple Computers and the format war of VHS vs BETA! Great Scott! Jump into your Delorean as we travel back in time to the 1980s!

Everything '80s Curiouscast

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    • 4.8 • 266 Ratings

Everything 80s is your one-stop shop to look back on the movies, video games, TV shows, cartoons, toys, fashion, music, and everything you loved about a decade like no other. Join host Jamie Logie as he takes you on a dizzying journey through topics like Transformers the birth of Apple Computers and the format war of VHS vs BETA! Great Scott! Jump into your Delorean as we travel back in time to the 1980s!

    How the TurboGrafx-16 Changed Video Games Forever

    How the TurboGrafx-16 Changed Video Games Forever

    As the NES and Sega Master System were dominating the 1980s video game market, something interesting was happening in Japan. Something ahead of its time. Something revolutionary...
    The dream of a 16-bit system felt like it was years and years away, but, in 1987--it happened. It took a few more years, but the system that began as the PC Engine in Japan eventually hit North America. But now, it had a new look and a new name: the TurboGrafx-16.
    This is a look back on the system that ushered in the fourth generation of video gaming, changed how video games looked and sounded, and had a huge influence on the future of gaming.
    Bonus 1980s audio content: Patreon.com/80s
    Artwork: Janet Cordahi
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    • 38 min
    Pee-Wee's Playhouse

    Pee-Wee's Playhouse

    When it first aired in September 1986, no one was quite sure what to think of it--especially critics and parents. It was loud, bold, colorful, and crazy...and kids loved it.
    This is the story of one of the most remarkable kids' shows ever made. A show that provided an educational component, but they also promised you the nuttiest establishment you've ever seen. All you had to do was spend the day with Pee-Wee and you'll see what they mean...
    It was wacky, it was nutty, golly, it was even cuckoo, because when you landed there, you landed in a place where anything can happen...This is the history of Pee-Wee's Playhouse.
    The Everything 80s Movie Review Podcast: Patreon.com/80s
    Artwork: Janet Cordahi
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    • 35 min
    The Remarkable Story of Tony Hand: The Scottish Wayne Gretzky

    The Remarkable Story of Tony Hand: The Scottish Wayne Gretzky

    As we enter the mid-80s, the Edmonton Oilers are on top of the hockey world. And on the best team was also the best player in the world: Wayne Gretzky.
    But while all this was going on, something remarkable had also been happening in the hockey world, and in the most unlikely place. You may not know the name Tony Hand, but in 1986, both he and the Oilers eventually crossed paths--and the results were nothing short of extraordinary.
    This is a story that's about more than sports; it's about how greatness can come from anywhere...
    Bonus audio content: Patreon.com/80s
    Artwork: Janet Cordahi
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    • 35 min
    10 Forgotten Movies: Rediscovering 1980s Hidden Gems

    10 Forgotten Movies: Rediscovering 1980s Hidden Gems

    They couldn't all be hits... During a decade that gave us so many beloved classics, there were other great movies that just flew under the radar.
    Whether it was too much competition, inadequate marketing, or bad timing, there are plenty of 1980s movies that could have been big hits, but just weren't.
    Today we look back at ten of those movies. Movies that had everything going for them; big-time directors, huge stars, exciting stories, and cutting-edge special effects. But because of a variety of issues, they just didn't reach the heights of other classics from the 80s.
    The Everything 80s Movie Review Podcast: Patreon.com/80s
    Artwork: Janet Cordahi
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    • 41 min
    Rewind: A Look Back at 1983

    Rewind: A Look Back at 1983

    We're three years into a new decade and the 80s as we know it is starting to take shape. From the movies to TV shows, and music to video games, things are changing quickly--and pop culture would never be the same.
    Welcome to Rewind and an all-new version of my review of 1983. We look back on all the big pop culture moments along with sports and the tech that made up a remarkable year.
    And speaking of tech, 1983 brings us two critical innovations. Innovations that would have a bigger impact on our lives today than anyone could have ever imagined...
    The Everything 80s Movie Review Podcast: Patreon.com/80s
    Artwork: Janet Cordahi
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    • 41 min
    The Best Snacks & Junk Food of the 1980s

    The Best Snacks & Junk Food of the 1980s

    Armed with a pocket full of change, you walk through those sliding doors and are greeted by a wonderland of amazing options as far as the eye can see. The biggest issue you face is what do you choose; candy, chocolate, chips, or a drink?
    This is a look back on the best snacks and junk food from the 80s, a decade that gave us some of the greatest products of all time. Products that are still with us to this day. But then, there are also some less fortunate favorites that didn't last long and went to that big convenience store in the sky...
    Top Gun movie review: Patreon.com/80s
    Artwork: Janet Cordahi
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    • 36 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
266 Ratings

266 Ratings

JoshMMGA ,

Buckle your seatbelt and hit 88 mph!

Just found the show and love it! Great format and awesome!

Charger 96 ,

Love your show but you missed some stuff!

Hey Sir! Your show is awesome. It takes me back! But what about the coolest 80’s prime time TV?!

A-Team
Knightrider
Air Wolf
Auto man
V- the lizard aliens who peels their faces off

…and you missed these movies!

Karate Kid (best 80s movie ever)
Superman, Superman II, Superman III
Batteries Not Included

Alime038507 ,

Great show!

Very interesting/entertaining! I was very young when the 80’s ended, so this podcast is teaching me some things I never knew. Also, I love when Jamie says “Don’t you dare miss it!” ❤️

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