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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Mental Health Month on Yello80s May 27
May27

Mental Health Month on Yello80s May 27

During #MentalHealthMonth, read the inspiring words of youth and young adults speaking out and supporting each other in the face of mental illness.  See more here. This #MentalHealthMonth, I am pledging with thousands of others to be stigma free. You should pledge to be #stigmafree too!  See more here. NAMI provides info and support for those affected by #mentalillness. Learn more this #MentalHealthMonth Share...

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Lesser-Known 80s Cartoons: Barbie and the Rockers
May27

Lesser-Known 80s Cartoons: Barbie and the Rockers

Barbie had been in American culture for 30 years when she finally jumped onto the small screen with 1987’s 2-part special, Barbie and the Rockers: Out of this World / Barbie and the Sensations: Rockin’ Back to Earth. Tne Rockers were based on the Barbie and the Rockers dolls from Mattel and because of rights issues between Dic and Mattel, the Rockers never got their own series beyond the special. Personally, I just think...

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Mental Health Month on Yello80s May 26
May26

Mental Health Month on Yello80s May 26

During #MentalHealthMonth, read the inspiring words of youth and young adults speaking out and supporting each other in the face of mental illness.  See more here. This #MentalHealthMonth, I am pledging with thousands of others to be stigma free. You should pledge to be #stigmafree too!  See more here. NAMI provides info and support for those affected by #mentalillness. Learn more this #MentalHealthMonth Share...

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Lesser-Known 80s Cartoons: Rome-0 and Julie-8
May26

Lesser-Known 80s Cartoons: Rome-0 and Julie-8

A comical, robot-inspired take on Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet, Rome-0 and Julie-8 (har, har) deals with a rivalry between two technology companies and their biggest creations who fall in love, run away together and manage a happy ending but not without Julie-8 pulling her own plug. I mean, you’ve only got so much leeway with adapting Shakespeare. Somebody had to die. Produced by Nelvana, Rome-0 and Julie-8 featured...

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Mental Health Month on Yello80s March 25
May25

Mental Health Month on Yello80s March 25

During #MentalHealthMonth, read the inspiring words of youth and young adults speaking out and supporting each other in the face of mental illness.  See more here. This #MentalHealthMonth, I am pledging with thousands of others to be stigma free. You should pledge to be #stigmafree too!  See more here. NAMI provides info and support for those affected by #mentalillness. Learn more this #MentalHealthMonth Share...

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Lesser-Known 80s Cartoons: The Secret World of Og
May25

Lesser-Known 80s Cartoons: The Secret World of Og

Based on a children’s book written by Canadian author Pierre Berton in 1961, Og followed the adventure of 4 siblings on a quest to find their baby brother. A bestseller in Canada, Og was made in to a CBC animated series in 2006 but the 1983 special by Hanna-Barbera aired in the US as part of CBS’s Storybreak series and then with ABC Weekend Specials. Courtesy Heret Geve Share...

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Mental Health Month on Yello80s May 24
May24

Mental Health Month on Yello80s May 24

During #MentalHealthMonth, read the inspiring words of youth and young adults speaking out and supporting each other in the face of mental illness.  See more here. This #MentalHealthMonth, I am pledging with thousands of others to be stigma free. You should pledge to be #stigmafree too!  See more here. NAMI provides info and support for those affected by #mentalillness. Learn more this #MentalHealthMonth Share...

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Lesser-Known 80s Cartoons: Kingdom Chums
May24

Lesser-Known 80s Cartoons: Kingdom Chums

To be a Christian kid in the 80s was to be subjected to a line of cartoons attempts to popularize the Bible to the TV generation. Well, let’s face it, broadcasting corporations saw that if they could convince parents to let the kids watch something other than Cornerstone TV they could make a mint off selling those new-fangled VCR tapes of lots of sorta-kinda-Biblical-spiritual-something shows to families and churches alike....

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Mental Health Month on Yello80s  May 23
May23

Mental Health Month on Yello80s May 23

During #MentalHealthMonth, read the inspiring words of youth and young adults speaking out and supporting each other in the face of mental illness.  See more here. This #MentalHealthMonth, I am pledging with thousands of others to be stigma free. You should pledge to be #stigmafree too!  See more here. NAMI provides info and support for those affected by #mentalillness. Learn more this #MentalHealthMonth Share...

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Lesser-Known 80s Cartoons: Happy Birthday, Garfield
May23

Lesser-Known 80s Cartoons: Happy Birthday, Garfield

In 1988 the big fat cat turned 10 years old and his birthday was lauded with a special volume of comics (which I religiously bought from the Scholastic Book Fair) and a tv special. The special featured creator Jon Davis showing us how the comic strip art is done and notably showed clips from the unaired Garfield’s Judgement Day. Happy Birthday, Garfield was animated by Bill Meléndez and Lee Mendelson of the Peanuts specials....

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