Gr8at: Shows Set Back in the 1980s

With the release of Ready Player One, said to feature numerous 80s references, it’s clear the 80s phenomenan shows no sign of abating. So I thought I’d include the opening titles of eight recent shows set during the 80s that highlight just how distinctive the decade.  From the comedic like Everybody Hates Chris and The Goldbergs to ones with more serious themes like Stranger Things and The Americans.

How many of the shows have you seen? Why do you think it’s so continued to be so popular?

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Line(s) of the Day #Disintegration

The Cure Pictures of You

I’ve been looking so long at these pictures of you
That I almost believe that they’re real
I’ve been living so long with my pictures of you
That I almost believe that the pictures
Are all I can feel

Taken from the song Pictures of You by The Cure, from the album Disintegration (1989). The album has long been one of my favourites.