Line(s) of the Day #StrangerThings

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Dustin Henderson: That keycard opens the door, but unfortunately, the Russian with this keycard also has a massive gun. Whatever’s in this room, whatever’s in those boxes, they really don’t want anybody finding it.
Robin Buckley: But there’s gotta be a way in.
Steve Harrington: Well, you know I could just take him out.
Robin Buckley: Take who out?
Steve Harrington:¬† The Russian guard. What? I sneak up behind him, I knock him out, and I take his keycard. It’s easy.
Dustin Henderson: Did you not hear the part about the massive gun?
Steve Harringon: Yes, Dustin, I did. And that’s why I would be sneaking.
Dustin Henderson: Ah. Well, please, tell me this, and be honest, have you ever actually won a fight?

Gaten Matarazzo, Maya Hawke and Joe Keery in the incredibly popular Stranger Things (2016 -), which recently had its third series released. And I’d argue it’s best. Set in the 1980s and with a mixture of science fiction, horror and comedy, the Netflix show was famously pitched as though Steven Spielberg was directing a Steven King story. You can find another example of the show on my blog here or find out more info on the episode from some huge fans of the programme¬†here.

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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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