Episode #245: “Be Good” | E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial (1982)

E.T. is one of the most heartwarming movies from the 80s about a boy who is growing up a little separate from everyone: his mother, his brother, his sister, the kids at school, his estranged father… until one day he meets and befriends an alien who has been separated from his people. They’ll need each other to get E.T. home before government scientists take him away.

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Episode #244: “I Didn’t Mean to Call You A Meatloaf” | An American Werewolf in London (1981)

A couple of nice American boys go backpacking across Europe, but wouldn’t you know it… they get attacked by a werewolf in rural England, which begins a killing spree throughout the city of London on the next full moon. Don’t let the naked American man steal your balloons.

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Episode #243: “It’s great to be young and insane” | The Dream Team (1989)

When a doctor hatches a plan to take four psychiatric patients to a Yankees game in the Big Apple, what could possibly go wrong? Billy has a history of compulsive lying and violence, Henry thinks he’s a doctor, Jack believes he is Jesus Christ returned, and Albert is a man of very few words. Together they’ll have to navigate New York City when their doctor is attacked and left comatose — and they’re blamed for it. THE DREAM TEAM starring Michael Keaton, Christopher Lloyd, Peter Boyle, Stephen Furst, and Lorraine Bracco.

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Episode #242: “Proctology and Other Related Tendencies” | The Cannonball Run (1981)

We could fire up a black Trans Am, but that’s already been done. Instead, let’s hop in the ambulance and join in on the craziest cross-country auto race this side of the Bay of Pigs. It’s The Cannonball Run starring Burt Reynolds, Dom DeLuise, Farrah Fawcett and Roger Moore.

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