Cheers (1982-1983) Regular customers and employees share there lives over drinks and work. Everybody knows your name! Full cast & crew at IMDB I’m currently re-watching Season 1 of Cheers and, honestly, this was one of the funniest shows to come out of the 80’s! Of course, now that I am older, the jokes, puns and innuendos make so much more sense that when I … Continue reading Norm!
My first Summer job was at the YMCA in Concord, New Hampshire. I remember getting this letter in the mail, from the government, on my last day of school, stating that I could make money working 30 hours a week guaranteed. All I had to do was look for a approved job and I was all set. I threw it away. I was looking forward … Continue reading First Summer Job
Ralph Hinkley (William Katt) is a school teacher for some troubled youths. He decides to take them all out on a field trip when the bus breaks down. Suddenly , Ralph is visited by aliens who give him a special suit, with a instruction manual, and tell him that he must use the suit to help those in need. After the aliens leave in their … Continue reading The Greatest American Hero
The animated series of Dungeons & Dragons aired between 1983-1985 on CBS. 3 seasons for a total of 27 episodes. The series is about six friends who are transported from a carnival ride to another dimensional world. They try to find their way home while going on adventures guided by the Dungeon Master who gives them each a magical gift and a title (character class). … Continue reading Dungeons & Dragons
Today is my 50th birthday. Whoop-tee-DO! Whatever. I remember my 14th birthday. Although I wasn’t necessarily rebellious, I was quite dark: Wearing black, depressed attitude and anti-social. However, I do remember one of the best birthday presents I received as a teenager: The Star Wars Shuttle Tydirium! I was not a stranger to model building. But, this one was a bit more difficult than others … Continue reading 14th Birthday
I love the 80s! The good, bad and ugly – all of it! Continue reading The 80’s Made Me
Buck Rogers in the 25th Century, staring Gil Gerard (Buck Rogers), Erin Grey (Wilma Deering), Felix Silla (Twiki) and Tim O’Connor (Dr. Elias Huer. Science fiction meets Solid Gold! I remember this as a fun show. Like Star Trek’s Captain Kirk, Buck Rogers handled situation with his fist. The costumes where “futuristic” – you know, women dressed in flowing robes, polyester body suits and sometimes … Continue reading Buck Rogers