Episode #163: “Teenage Wasteland” | Can’t Buy Me Love (1987)

The 80s was full of movies showcasing the plight of the modern teenager… and John Hughes was the master. Unfortunately, John Hughes didn’t make this one. What do you get when you cross a story about a boy wanting to be popular with good old-fashioned almost-prostitution? Can’t Buy Me Love!

1. Intro & 1987 in Review discussion [0:00]

2. Can’t Buy Me Love background info/trailer [19:50]

3. Can’t Buy Me Love discussion [27:43]

4. Wrap-up [56:25]

 

The trailer:

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