12 Strange But Great 80’s Movies

There were some great movies in the 80’s that we will always remember fondly. There were also some very weird movies that stick in the back of the mind. How many of these do you remember watching?

1. Howard The Duck – A New Breed Of Hero

A sarcastic humanoid duck is pulled from outer space to Earth where he must stop an alien invader.

2. Bill and Ted’s Excellent Adventure

Do you remember these cool time travelling dudes?

3. Little Shop Of Horrors

Suddenly Seymour and Audrey had to deal with some horrific plants in this musical masterpiece.

4. Critters

Gremlins on drugs? Who remembers these critters?

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12 Commodore 64 Games That You Might Have Forgotten About

Well before the days of Xbox and Playstation came Sega and Nintendo but we are going even further back here to the 80’s when computer gaming was in its infancy. The Commodore 64 was at the forefront of technology in the 80’s and if you were lucky enough to have one you may remember some of these games!

1. Bubble Bobble

A classic arcade game was brought into our front rooms in the 80’s. This game actually had 2 different endings depending on whether you were playing the single player or 2 player mode.

2. Sleepwalker

Anyone remember this great game? Did you manage to guide him back to bed without waking him up?

3. California Games

Surfing, skateboarding, roller skating, BMX. Which was your favourite?

4. Dizzy

Fast Food was one of the Dizzy series. Anyone remember any of the other titles featuring the little egg man?

12 Famous Adverts From The 1980’s

Long before the days of on demand and catch up TV we would have no choice but to watch the adverts during commercial breaks. Some of the jingles, characters and slogans became as famous as the TV programmes. How many of these adverts do you remember?

1. Hamlet Cigars

Happiness is a cigar called Hamlet. Who remembers this advert featuring The Baldy Man?

2. Vitalite

These sunflowers got us all singing along in the 80’s.

3. Yellow Pages

Are you ready, in your best posh voice – “J.R Hartley”.

4. Birds Eye Potato Waffles

 

They were so waffly versatile. What did you have yours with?

12 Dogs You Loved In The 1980’s

We are a nation of dog lovers and man’s best friend got plenty of screen time back in the 80’s. How many of these famous pooches do you remember?

1. The Littlest Hobo

There’s a voice, that keeps on calling me…. my favourite 80’s theme tune!

2. Bouncer

Bouncer was one of the most gifted actors on Neighbours back in the 80’s.

3. Dogtanian

Did you join Dogtanian and the Three Muskehounds on their adventures? One for all and all for one!

4. Woof

The boy who turned into a dog!

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7 TV Favs – Look Where They Were In The 80’s

I knew I’d seen them somewhere before! These 14 photos take a look at some of TV’s recent favourites and those who have fallen from grace and see what they were up to in the best decade.

1. Kellie Bright as Linda Carter

Kellie Bright plays Linda Carter – the new Queen of the Vic on Eastenders.

Kellie Bright as Joanna Burrows 

In the 80’s Kellie played Joanna Burrows in The Upper Hand.

2. Drew Barrymore

Drew Barrymore is now a Hollywood Great!

Young Drew Barrymore

Wasn’t she adorable when she stared as little Gertie in ET.

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How many of these 12 TV Couples of the 80’s do you remember?

From perfect harmony to blazing rows. These TV Couples will bring the memories flowing back! How many of them do you remember and who wore the trousers in each of these turbulent relationships?

1. The Paul Daniels Magic Show

Paul’s assistant, Debbie McGee was frequently put in a box and cut in half but always maintained a permanent grin.

2. Birds of a Feather

Not technically a couple but certainly rowed like man and wife. Tracey and Sharon had us chuckling!

3. The Flintstones

Wilmaaaa often bailed out Fred when his silly ideas got him in bother.

4. Mork and Mindy

Nanu Nanu! Journalism graduate Mindy met Mork from the planet Ork.