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WHEN WE WERE YOUNG takes a look back at different beloved parts of pop culture from our formative years (1980-2000) and decides if they hold up today. On twitter, facebook, and themfp.org @WWWYshow

When We Were Young - an 80s and 90s pop culture podcast When We Were Young podcast

    • TV & Film
    • 4.3 • 63 Ratings

WHEN WE WERE YOUNG takes a look back at different beloved parts of pop culture from our formative years (1980-2000) and decides if they hold up today. On twitter, facebook, and themfp.org @WWWYshow

    "Stupid Is As Stupid Does" - Forrest Gump

    "Stupid Is As Stupid Does" - Forrest Gump

    In Part 2 of When We Were Young's Hanksgiving episodes we revisit 1994's FORREST GUMP, the blockbuster dramedy from Robert Zemeckis and Tom Hanks that won as many Oscars as it had catchphrases.

    • 1 hr 36 min
    "I Wish I Were Big" - Big

    "I Wish I Were Big" - Big

    Happy Hanksgiving everyone! Tom Hanks is one of Hollywood's most endearing and reliable stars, and in part 1 of 2 episodes honoring him we'll see if the actor's breakthrough performance in the hit 1988 comedy BIG still captures our heart and soul.

    • 1 hr 15 min
    113: “I’m Your Number One Fan” – Misery

    113: “I’m Your Number One Fan” – Misery

    Becky, Chris and Seth wanted to pull out the big scares this Halloween season, and what's scarier than being adored?















    Join us as we take a look back at MISERY (1990), director Rob Reiner's first (and only) foray into horror. This film gave us Kathy Bates — and gave Kathy Bates an Oscar — and introduced the term "hobbling" to millions of horrified moviegoers.















    In this episode, we discuss whether iconic movie villain Annie Wilkes had an influence on Hollywood's leading ladies breaking bland and embracing frumpiness, and if James Caan was the best choice for the role of Stephen King stand-in/author Paul Sheldon. We also share the artists we believe we're the number one fans of, who we promise we will not imprison in our homes.















    Follow When We Were Young on Twitter and Instagram at @WWWYshow, on Facebook at Facebook.com/WWWYShow and email episode suggestions to wwwyshow@gmail.com. Don’t forget to subscribe and review us on Apple Podcasts and Google Podcasts (or wherever you get your podcasts) so more folks check out the show!















    Help us defray the costs of creating this show, which include recording remotely, purchasing movies/shows/music to review, delivery food to eat our feelings, and producing & editing in-house at the MFP Studio in Los Angeles, California by donating to our Patreon account at patreon.com/WhenWeWereYoung

    • 1 hr 22 min
    “I'm Rooting For The Crocodile” - Anaconda, Lake Placid & Deep Blue Sea

    “I'm Rooting For The Crocodile” - Anaconda, Lake Placid & Deep Blue Sea

    In this dazzling, toothsome, scaly finale to When We Were Young’s ‘90s Creature Feature extravaganza, Chris and Seth revisit 3 more hit movies from the monstrous tail end of the genre’s heyday: 1997's ANACONDA, and 1999's LAKE PLACID and DEEP BLUE SEA.

    • 1 hr 47 min
    “Put ‘Em On The Endangered Species List” - Tremors, Arachnophobia & Congo

    “Put ‘Em On The Endangered Species List” - Tremors, Arachnophobia & Congo

    Pour yourself a green drop drink and pack up that sesame cake, because we’re hunting down and rounding up the very finest big screen animal attacks of the 90s! Part 1 of our Creature Sexa-Feature revisits TREMORS, ARACHNOPHOBIA, and CONGO.

    • 2 hr 33 min
    "Who Is Your Daddy And What Does He Do?" - Kindergarten Cop & Junior

    "Who Is Your Daddy And What Does He Do?" - Kindergarten Cop & Junior

    We see if Arnold Schwarzenegger’s final two Ivan Reitman collaborations KINDERGARTEN COP and JUNIOR still deliver in the final term of "Schwarzepreggers!" Do these comedies fill our bellies with laughter? Grab some forceps and let's find out!

    • 1 hr 44 min

Customer Reviews

4.3 out of 5
63 Ratings

63 Ratings

Sam_Hypnotoad ,

Content- Copyright

How do you get permission and authorization to use clips and theme songs from movies?

padilla.jme ,

Awesome

Just now found this and I’m am hooked as a 80’s baby and 90’s kid this takes me back

Yaerinhoo ,

Love love LOVE!

You guys are by far my favorite podcast 💜 The way you discuss the 80’s/90’s nostalgia is so much fun to listen to! Keep them coming!

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