Episode #252: “I Love America” | Born On The Fourth of July (1989)

Oliver Stone started his Vietnam trilogy with a look at the horrors of warfare in Platoon, but in this second outing he brings us back home to experience life after hell. Born on the Fourth of July stars Tom Cruise, Willem Dafoe, and Kyra Sedgwick.

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Episode #251: “I’m your dad’s brother alright” | Uncle Buck (1989)

When there’s something strange in your neighborhood… who did you call? UNCLE BUCK! John Candy is everybody’s favorite (?) uncle in this John Hughes comedy. Welcome back guest host Jason Colvin, as well!

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Episode #250: “Top Five 80s Cartoons”

As part of our 250th episode extravaganza, Jeff took the reins of this one and had us duke it out over our Top Five Favorite 80s Cartoons. Why are the theme songs so long? How does Pepé Le Pew hold up in the #MeToo era? Why is co-host Dennis so old? What the heck is Bananaman?! All of these questions and more!

Episode #249: “My Way or the Highway” | Road House (1989)

Dalton isn’t just a bouncer. He’s a cooler. He’s the one you call when the bar patrons are getting a little out of control and someone just needs to help them “cool down.” He’s not afraid to throw a punch now and then, though… and that’ll come in handy when he’s hired to help clean up the Double Deuce — a rough honky tonk bar in the town of Jasper, Missouri. He’ll get more than he bargained for when he realizes that the town is being run by a corrupt businessman who doesn’t like out-of-towners messing with his “business.”

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