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
"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.
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.
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“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.
“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.
"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!
"The Most Fully Developed Human The World Has Ever Seen" - Twins
In the late 80s & early 90s, action star Arnold Schwarzenegger teamed with Ivan Reitman for three family-friendly comedies about birth and child-rearing. Part One in our “Schwarzepreggers” lineup looks back at 1988’s TWINS. Are we still laughing for two?
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Just now found this and I’m am hooked as a 80’s baby and 90’s kid this takes me back
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!