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You can own the Designing Women house for less than a million!
June 29th, 2017 under 80s. [ Comments: none ]

Remember whenever they showed Julia Sugarbaker’s house on Designing Women, you wished you could own it? Well now you can if you have $975,000 to buy Villa Marre. While the show was based in Atlanta, the beautiful home is actually located in Little Rock, Arkansas.

According to the realtors The Janet Jones Company, the Victorian house that was built 1881 has “huge over-sized rooms, two parlors, dining room, large vintage kitchen, sweeping staircase, 1.5 baths, 3 bedrooms.”

If you think it looks beautiful on the outside, it is even more stunning on the inside. The classic comedy did not do it justice. As impressive as the staircase was on the sitcom, the real one is even more spectacular.

I am so in love with the Villa Marre, I was wondering if someone will give me a $1,000,000, so I can call it my own. I will even let you stay there for free anytime you are in Little Rock.


Surely you can’t be serious, it’s an Airplane reunion. Don’t call me Shirley!
June 21st, 2017 under 80s, Jill Whelan, Reunions. [ Comments: none ]

Back in 1980, Airplane! made audiences laugh like they never laughed before. Now, almost 37 years later, some of the cast and the director reunited at a charity event for The Achievable Foundation last week.

The reunion included Frank Ashmore (Victor Basta, he was in the cockpit), Lorna Patterson (Randy the Stewardess), Robert Hays (Ted Striker, the man who saved the day), Lee Bryant (Mrs. Hammen, the woman people lined up to slap after she loses it), David Zucker (Director), Joyce Bulifant (Mrs Davis, the mother of a sick child), Jill Whelan (Lisa Davis, the sick child who almost got killed by a guitar playing nun).

Seeing them all together like that makes me wish they would finally do Airplane 3. They do not make parody movies like that anymore. Granted, we do not have Leslie Nielsen anymore, but Hays and Julie Hagerty also have something special when it comes to comedic timing. And that is no Jive talk that the late Barbara Billingsley could translate for us.

I am off to watch Airplane for the millionth time because just like the actors, it never gets old.


Here’s your first look at the Family Ties play!
June 5th, 2017 under 80s, The Brady Bunch. [ Comments: none ]

A few months ago, it was announced that they were doing a play based on Family Ties at the Human Race Theatre in Dayton, Ohio and it opened this weekend with Eve “Jan Brady” Plumb as Elise Keaton.

In honor of opening night, the theater released photos of the production. The play is a sequel to the NBC sitcom and that is why Alex, Mallory and Jennifer all look older. They describe it as, “Twenty years have passed and Alex P. Keaton, now running for Congress, returns to his parents’ Columbus home with his sisters, Mallory and Jennifer, who are parents of their own. Gathered together once again, they relive some of the most important moments from their childhood – the growing pains, heartbreaks and reconciliations – with fondness and appreciation for simpler times that defined a generation.”

I hope that Family Ties tours because I would love to see it. If you are in the Dayton, Ohio area, then you can see it up until it closes on June 25th.

BTW I think that they really good job on recreating the Keaton household, to see it then click here!


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.


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