Welcome to the 80s!
Oct14

Welcome to the 80s!

    Yelllllo and welcome to Yello80s, home of totally tubular memories from Generation X.  Use the menu on the right to dive right in to:     All your favourite 80s toys including international editions Computers and Video Game lists for the die hard retro gamer TV, cartoons, books and film including soundtracks and theme lyrics Only in the 80s- from favourite foods to world events you’ll find it here! Share...

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Yello80s Advent Countdown Day 8: The Grinch grinches the Cat in the Hat
Dec04

Yello80s Advent Countdown Day 8: The Grinch grinches the Cat in the Hat

It’s not one you think of especially in connection with the holidays but Dr. Seuss’s beloved characters starred in this 1982 special that’s largely forgotten. The Grinch Grinches the Cat in the Hat courtesy Tanya Toon Share...

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Yello80s Advent Countdown Day 7: Punky Brewster Christmas Hero part 2
Dec03

Yello80s Advent Countdown Day 7: Punky Brewster Christmas Hero part 2

And now, the finale: Christmas Hero part 2 courtesy Nostalgia Phan Share...

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Yello80s Advent Countdown Day 6: Punky Brewster Christmas Hero part1
Dec02

Yello80s Advent Countdown Day 6: Punky Brewster Christmas Hero part1

Being a kid-focused show with plenty of moments for feels, you know Punky Brewster milked the Christmas episodes. Christmas Hero plays on the ‘doing what’s right’ thread. Stay tuned tomorrow for part 2. Christmas Hero pt 1 courtesy Nostalgia Phan Share...

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Yello80s Advent Countdown Day 5: The Osmond Family Holiday Special
Dec01

Yello80s Advent Countdown Day 5: The Osmond Family Holiday Special

Back in the day the Osmond family was quite a multi-talented group (Donny and Marie are still in the business) who made sure to knock together a Christmas special from the time the boys were little and sang on the annual Andy Williams Christmas show. Their heyday was around the time the Partridge Family and the Monkees sang their way into our mothers’ teen hearts but the Osmonds were still doing a family Christmas get together...

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Cabbage Patch Thursday: Cabbage Patch Cuties Calf

From the current Cuties line of CPK come the ‘Farm Friends’ animal kids- Calf! Cute little Calf is 9″ tall with a soft body and you can turn his/her head from side to side. Share...

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Yello80s Advent Countdown Day 4: Stories from the Bible, the Nativity
Nov30

Yello80s Advent Countdown Day 4: Stories from the Bible, the Nativity

You might remember that in the 80s Hanna-Barbera got into the Christian market for a little while and produced a series titled The Greatest Adventure: Stories from the Bible that starred 3 travelers stuck back in Bible Times to witness the major stories of the Bible in cartoon-form. They were enjoyable and had goofy gags and weren’t too beyond a kids’ understanding. The Christmas episode starred Helen Hunt as Mary. The...

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Popples Wednesday: Plushie Bubbles
Nov30

Popples Wednesday: Plushie Bubbles

Available to collect at Target– plush Popples! While they’re not the originals for sure, the plushies are awfully cute -Say hello to Bubbles! Share...

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Yello80s Advent Countdown Day 3: He-Man and She-Ra A Christmas Special

There’s just something so 80s about He-Man and She-Ra, particularly when he says ‘What works for my sister works for me.”  AHHHH THAT’S RIGHT, THEY’RE BROTHER AND SISTER. He-Man and She-Ra Christmas Special courtesy Tokareva2009 Share...

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Yello80s Advent Countdown Day 2: Best of the Star Wars Holiday Special
Nov28

Yello80s Advent Countdown Day 2: Best of the Star Wars Holiday Special

I’ve never seen the entirety of what’s hailed as a Christmas special disaster but even as someone who’s not into Star Wars, I expected better. The camp factor- through the roof. And that’s probably why we all want to watch it, if only for all of Chewbacca’s family. Here’s a collection of highlights. Star Wars Holiday Special courtesy Martin Jensen Share...

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Yello80s Advent Countdown Day 1: A Muppet Family Christmas
Nov27

Yello80s Advent Countdown Day 1: A Muppet Family Christmas

It’s that time of year again- Advent Sunday! Today marks the countdown to Christmas day and in 80s style we’re going to have a different 80s Christmas special every day. Get your nostalgia on and your pens ready to write to the stations to bring these specials back! A Muppet Family Christmas (1987) courtesy Doug Share...

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