I Love the 80s

Season 1 Episode 7

I Love The 80's: 1986

Aired Weekdays 9:00 PM Dec 19, 2002 on VH1
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I Love The 80's: 1986
Wheel of Fortune, Teddy Ruxpin, Humor and the homeless, baby on board signs, Alf, "Papa Don't Preach" by Madonna, Swatch watches, and other things.

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    • TRIVIA (5)

      • Born in 1986: Mary-Kate & Ashley Olsen, the Goo Goo Dolls, Jolt Cola, the Pixies, and the disposable camera

      • Mr. & Ms. 1986: Mike Tyson & Oprah Winfrey

      • Babes: Susanna Hoffs, Kim Basinger, Stevie Nicks, Bette Midler, and the Statue of Liberty

        Hunks: Tom Cruise, Walter Payton, Paul Hogan, Keith Hernandez, and Howard the Duck

      • Makeout Songs: "Take My Breath Away" by Berlin, "The Next Time I Fall" by Peter Cetera and Amy Grant, and "Secret Lovers" by Atlantic Starr

      • The song "Addicted To Love" by Robert Palmer was featured in a segment for the 1987 episode, but it was actually released in the spring of 1986 and was one of the biggest songs of that year.

    • QUOTES (12)

      • Barenaked Ladies: (on Wheel of Fortune) A slang term for sexual intercourse. Well, you get three letters. I'll take an F, a C, and a K, boom, boom, boom! Do you want to buy a vowel? Not yet!

      • Michael Ian Black: (on Pretty In Pink) The standard plot is as follows: Molly Ringwald is upset about something, and then I come in and have sex with her.

      • Michael Ian Black: (on Bill Cosby) There comes apoint when you have so much money that all you can do is spend it on horrible-looking sweaters that nobody else can afford.

      • Rich Eisen: A lot of people think the ball rolling through Bill Buckner's legs ended the World Series, but there was a game 7 for the Red Sox to blow.

      • Hal Sparks: (on "Papa Don't Preach") It was about time, I think, that unwed teenage mothers had an anthem, and it was great of Madonna to write it.

      • Hal Sparks: (on ALF) The nose was a little much. You know, it was, like, 'ribbed for your pleasure.'

      • "Weird Al" Yankovic: I was going to ram into you, but since you've apparently got a baby on board, I'll try to hold back.

      • Hal Sparks: I remember that there were a lot of celebrities involved in Hands Across America, and none of them were anywhere near me in the line.

      • Michael Ian Black: I'm all for helping people, and if you can laugh at them at the same time, great.

      • Michael Ian Black: You never saw homeless people at Comic Relief. They probably would've enjoyed the shelter.

      • Mo Rocca: Celebrity weddings make all of us feel better because we know that they will crash and burn and make us all feel a lot better about our own lives.

      • Michael Ian Black: The plot of Top Gun is as follows: Tom Cruise flies an airplane around, and then tries to have sex with that girl.

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