Tag Archives: 1980s

Classic Coronation Street

As with the Classic Emmerdale post, I have also been watching Classic Coronation Street on ITV3, and I’ve watched even more of it due to the coronavirus pandemic and the lockdown.  Here are some random thoughts about Classic Corrie. This … Continue reading

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Deutschland 86 and 89?

The plan at the moment for future series of Deutschland is for series two to be set in 1986 and series three to be set in 1989, the year which saw the end of the Berlin Wall. Hopefully these will … Continue reading

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Rupert and The Frog Song

If you’ve seen much of this blog, you’ll know I like animals, cartoons and pop music. It’s a shame those three things rarely work well together. We’ve had that terrible John Lewis hare and bear advert with Lily Allen clearing … Continue reading

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Jetsons: The Movie

CONTAINS SPOILERS ** out 5 2 stars out of 5 Jetsons: The Movie (as it was titled. Perhaps they thought ‘The Jetsons: The Movie’ would sound odd) isn’t well remembered these days. Of course The Jetsons themselves aren’t massively remembered … Continue reading

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UK Number One Singles: The 1980s

The 1980s has a bit of an advantage on other decades, in that generally the things people like about it are the same as the things people don’t like about it. I don’t much like terms such as  “guilty pleasure” … Continue reading

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