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Did Todd Bridges and Kim Fields have a thing going on back in the day?
May 27th, 2017 under 80s. [ Comments: none ]

Back in the late ’70s and the early ’80s, two of the biggest shows on television were Diff’rent Strokes and its spinoff The Facts of Life. Because of that you have to wonder if two of the shows’ stars, Kim Fields and Todd Bridges, did a crossover of their own when the cameras weren’t rolling?

Today for Willis’ 52nd birthday, Tootie came clean with the above 1980 cover from Right On and said, “WHHAA?!! SUPERFAN on my FB came THROUGH with this! Re the headline: never had a chance, was ALWAYS in #friendzone #lilsiszone.” I am like totally bummed because I was hoping that there was going to be trouble between them as they took the good, they took the bad, they took them both and there you have The Facts of Life! As much trouble as two kids of their age could get into. There would be no, whatcha talkin’ about Willis for them at just 14 and 11. Just some sweet, innocent kissing that we all tried when we were young. Diff’rent strokes came a little later.

OK! I will stop now because I am even annoying myself at this rate!


Curtis Armstrong ruins an iconic Revenge of the Nerds moment!
May 5th, 2017 under 80s, Movies. [ Comments: none ]

Remember that belching contest that Booger won in Revenge of the Nerds, and you thought that Curtis Armstrong was the greatest burper of all time? Turns out it was all movie magic.

Alexandra Cruz asked him on Twitter if the burp was real, and he Tweeted back, “Burp wasn’t real. It’s a mix of a man belching and a camel achieving orgasm. Really. Try keeping that out of your mind next time u see it!” Is it wrong that I want to know how they captured the audio of a camel orgasming? Or maybe not. Or maybe yes?

What I do want to know is what other shocking reveals he will make in his memoir Revenge of the Nerd that is out in July. I wonder what other interesting stories he has from his days on the set of Risky Business, the Revenge of the Nerds franchise, Better Off Dead, One Crazy Summer, Moonlighting, Supernatural and many more.


Be bewitched by Jenny Piccolo, Tabitha Stephens and Cindy Brady hanging out!
April 25th, 2017 under 60s, 70s, 80s, The Brady Bunch. [ Comments: 1 ]

Something people outside of Hollywood don’t realize is that a lot of child stars are friends with other child stars from their age group. Many of them are up for the same roles, so they get to know one another and commiserate with each other at auditions. They have a bond that lasts until adulthood and beyond. Therefore, when one of them sadly passes away, it brings them together.

Yesterday, Cathy Silvers from Happy Days invited Erin Murphy aka Tabitha Stephens from Bewitched and Susan Olsen form The Brady Bunch over to talk about their friend Erin Moran, who passed away from 4th stage lung cancer at the age of 56 on Saturday. The three actresses grew up Moran behind the camera, so they lost a dear friend from their youth. For Silvers not only did she lose a friend off camera but one that also played her best friend on Happy Days. For Murphy, she lost someone with the same first name and first initial of her last name. I wouldn’t be surprised if they were sometimes confused for the other one during auditions. Finally, for Olsen it is someone who also knows what it is like the play the youngest child to a big family on TV. Besides all of that, it is someone who knows what they went through growing up in the public eye. Like I said, it is an unbreakable bond.

When it comes to three actresses, who ages range from 52-55, they all look phenomenal. You know, I hope some network sees them together and thinks we should give them a show together like The Golden Girls or Designing Women or Hot In Cleveland. Could you imagine awesome that would be? I would watch! I can totally see Pop TV having with it like they are with Return of the Mac and Hollwyood Darlings! It would be a hit and maybe they can get Alison Arngrim to join in on the fun.

Update: They talked to The Insider about their friend, so get the tissues ready as you watch their interview.


It won’t be a cruel summer because Bananarama is reuniting!
April 24th, 2017 under 80s, Reunions. [ Comments: none ]

Before there was TLC and Destiny’s Child, there was Banananarama. The all female trio topped the charts in the ’80s with their songs Cruel Summer and Venus and it looked like they had many years ahead of them. Then in 1989, a year after their last live show, Siobhan Fahey quit the band after some in fighting.

I heard a rumor that says fast forward to this past Christmas, Keren Woodward and Sara Dallin called their long lost bandmate and suddenly there is a tour was in the works. Fahey told The Sun, “It’s pretty nerve wracking for me, it was 29 years ago that I left so I’m rusty to say the least.” Even though she might be a little rusty, she felt the time is right for the reunion that has been almost 30 years in the making.

This Wednesday, tickets go on sale in The UK for dates starting in November. But if Robert De Niro’s Waiting has been for all of this time for it to happen, then we can wait another 6 months to see them live again.

Hopefully, Bananarama will cross the pond because I would love to see them here in The US!


Family Guy’s Brian and Stewie sing ’80s theme songs, lounge act style!
January 19th, 2017 under 80s, Seth MacFarlane. [ Comments: none ]

If you are like me and long for the day when television shows came up with catchy theme songs that got stuck in your head every week until the next episode? Well Seth MacFarlane gave you the cure for that fix. He had his boys Brian and Stewie sing some of the best show openers from back in the day when he was just Meg’s age. Yeah, I said Meg!
Anyways, listen to TV’s most popular talking baby and talking dog singing the Diff’rent Strokes, Growing Pains, Charles In Charge, Silver Spoons, Who’s the Boss?, Perfect Strangers, The Golden Girls and Family Ties themes like the Lounge act that they are. It is what the World needs today because I think brings us all together like Hands Across America did.
BTW I know this is old, but I wish would could turn back time so that tomorrow won’t happen.


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