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Saturday, January 14, 2017

Back to the Eighties - Episode 283 - BSB's Sitcom Nightmare

This week's spotlight focuses on a sitcom that helped bring down BSB, the satellite broadcasting company that should have been where Rupert Murdoch's Sky Television is today - and all because a former Spitting Image writer wanted to satirise US 1950's sitcoms -by using Nazis. No, really.

So join Paula, Sam and Glenn as the delve into the murky past of 1990's satellite telly to spotlight "Heil Honey - I'm Home!"

Next week: We visit a small village of rebel Gauls, holding out against the invaders.

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Saturday, January 07, 2017

Back to the Eighties - Episode 282: Happy 2017!

HAPPY NEW YEAR! Yes folks, 2016 has eventually left after it outstayed its's welcome (a while ago), but it's onwards and upwards with the team as they discuss how they spent their Christmases, their thoughts on Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, and the fact that Death seemed to have a Christmas all of his very own as he took a lot of beloved celebrities this time around, including the very lovely Carrie Fisher, who we remember on this podcast, along with the other celebs who sadly passed away this year.

Next Week: The sitcom that helped bring down an entire broadcaster.

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Friday, December 23, 2016

Back to the Eighties - He-Man & She-Ra: A Christmas BTTE Special

IT'S CHRISTMAS! And here in BTTE we've decided to go all festive and watch an 80s Christmas Classic - it's 1985's He-Man and She-Ra: A Christmas Special!

So grab yourself a mince pie and a glass of port, turn the fire up and settle down with Glenn, Paula and Sam to watch this Christmas classic cartoon!

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Saturday, December 10, 2016

Back to the Eighties - Back to the Eighties - Episode 281: It's Christmas my dear Watson...

With Glenn away Becca takes the reins of the nostalgia tardis and guides Sam and Paula into the realms of the Sherlock Holmes Christmas special: The Blue Carbuncle, and there's a Christmas traditions quiz, because why wouldn't there be. Join us won't you?



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Saturday, December 03, 2016

Back to the Eighties - Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi - Commentary

With the release of Rogue One closer than ever, it's time to watch the last film in the original trilogy, and ask ourselves honestly, were the Ewoks THAT bad? Really?

Spoiler - they're not. No matter what Simon Pegg said in Spaced.

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Thursday, November 24, 2016

Back to the Eighties - When the Music Stops: Catra's Ice Palace

Back once again, we're taking you on a magical, mystical journey back to when cassettes were not only for music, but also for stories of our favourite 80's franchises!

This week, it's off to Etheria, for an adventure with She-Ra and the gang at Whispering Woods, where a winter festival is taking place, and Catra being the grinch that she is, can't help but want to ruin everyone's fun...

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Tuesday, November 22, 2016

The Full Force - The Full Force - SERIES 3 - Episode 6

On this edition of the world's leading, Action Force Chodcast; we have a packed NEWS segment courtesy of JUSTIN BELL at GENERAL'S JOES containing; movie news from G.I. JOE 3 and M.A.S.K., convention news from GRANITE STATE COMIC CON, COIL CON 7 & HASCON, comic news from IDW's REVOLUTION universe and toy news from HASBRO & 1000TOYS/BAIT!! PADDY LENNON jumps on to help us interview the awesome AUBREY SITTERSON of IDW Comics G.I. Joe Revolution fame, we have a SUPER FIGURE REVIEW and FROM THE VAULT that focuses on the shiniest helmet of all soldiers, SUPER TROOPER! We have a gruesome MALE BAG segment, WHAT WE GOT IN gets out of hand once again and FILE-O-FACTS is back after another bye-week…….FULL FORCE!!



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Saturday, November 12, 2016

Back to the Eighties - Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back - Commentary

It is a dark time for the Rebellion. 

With that in mind, it's time to watch The Empire Strikes Back, relax, and enjoy watching our favourite Rebel Alliance take on the evil Galactic Empire, and this time, lose.

Spoiler alert - Darth Vader turns out to be Luke's dad.

(Also, Paula had to duck out halfway through this one as she needed to sleep - she'll be back for Return of the Jedi though!)

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Tuesday, November 01, 2016

Back to the Eighties - Episode 280: Halloween 3 - Season of the "Meh"

Oooooooooooooooooooooo! It's Halloween! And Glenn's made Becca, Sam and Paula watch a crappy moooooovie! Wooooooo!

Scary.

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Sunday, October 23, 2016

Back to the Eighties - Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope - Commentary

To celebrate the imminent release of Rogue One: A Star Wars Story in cinemas very soon, Back to the Eighties is going back to the original trilogy to add their very own DVD commentaries!

This time it's Episode IV: A New Hope, with Glenn, Paula and Becca!

We'll be using the Blu-Ray Special Edition release if you want to watch along!

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