Episode #155: “Cannon Fodder” | Superman IV: The Quest for Peace (1987)

When the United States and North Korea threaten nuclear war… oops, sorry… jump back 30 years. When the United States and the Soviet Union threaten nuclear war, it takes a mind-wiped Lois Lane and some random school kid’s letter for Superman to decide to rid the world of nuclear weapons. He gets more than he bargained for, however, when Lex Luthor returns to the scene and has engineered the perfect weapon of mass destruction: Golan-Globus… (Sorry… did it again…) Nuclear Man!

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Episode #128: “Dwaynes, Planes & Cosmic Keys” | Masters of the Universe (1987)

John went to C2E2 in Chicago this last weekend and ended up on the WGN Evening News. We geek out over old-school He-Man cartoons, Captain Power and the Soldiers of the Future, and we open up a dimensional gateway to Eternia so we can talk about Masters of the Universe. And we have the best fantasy-cast for a He-Man reboot ever. We hope you enjoy… and “All Hail, King Lubic!”

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Episode #111: “You Down With OTT?” | Over The Top (1987)

The world meets nobody halfway, least of all Lincoln Hawk. He’s a hard-working truck driver who’s driven to bond with his estranged son and does so through truck driving and arm wrestling. It’s a rocky start, but we won’t leave you with a cliffhanger. He must go all the way to the arm wrestling championship in Vegas to keep his son. It’s over the top. And that’s the title of the movie too.

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Episode #99: “P90-Ax” | Cobra (1986)

The New World Order club is trying to get their new exercise program off the ground, but rogue cop, Marion “Cobra” Cobretti, wants to stop them. Can the fitness guru and insane serial killer known as the Night Slasher fulfill his life-long dream of survival of the fittest? Grab a slice of pizza and a pair of scissors before you sit down to join us for this one!

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