Feeling nostalgic? Tyler watched too much TV as a kid. Katie didn't watch any. Each week, Katie and Tyler watch or play something from the 90s and decide if it's actually any good (spoiler alert: it usually isn't).
Hannah holds us hostage.
Watch this episode on YouTube.
Two corrections from the episode:
1. We did play a point-and-click adventure before - Stay Tooned!
2. We did beat a game on the show before - Oregon Trail
"Make all your days happy." - The 1996 Paramount Home Video marketing department
On July 7th, we're launching a very special Not-Stalgia mini-series/season. We'll be watching all 12 movies from the 1996 preview for the Paramount Family Favorites VHS collection. You probably remember the preview; it showed clips from the 12 movies set to the tune of the Happy Days theme song.
We'll cover one movie each week, beginning with Bugsy Malone on July 7th. If you want to watch along with us, here's the complete list:
Bugsy Malone (1976)
Dragon World (1994)
Searching for Bobby Fischer (1993)
A Dog of Flanders (1960)
Bon Voyage Charlie Brown (1980)
Charlotte's Web (1973)
"Ronald McDonald e-mailed me."
Our deep dive on the history of McDonalds, Ronald McDonald, McDonaldland, trick-or-treating at McDonalds, The Wacky Adventures of Ronald McDonald VHS cartoons, and our interview with Jack Doepke, the actor who played Ronald McDonald from 1991 to 1999.
"I would make you folks a several course dinner which would consist of recipes based upon the mass-produced/overly-processed foods of the 1990s, as well as those foods themselves, which you would eat blindfolded and attempt to guess which is which."