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A Slew of ’70s & ’80s Christmassy TV Ads!

It's that time of the year again, and you're in for some major nostalgia if you check out these '70s and '80s Christmas-themed TV commercials. The one for Sprite is one I hadn't thought about in forever: https://youtu.be/4q30XrLNkKw
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Screech 86ed, Close on Close, the Day Lucy Said Goodbye to Viv & More!

Links the past, with relevance today: Just the four of us! (Image via Peacock) TV LINE: The Saved by the Bell reunion episode squeeze Lisa Tuttle in, but Screech was disappeared. That's what you get for being a turncoat actor who trashes his former co-stars! Oh, baby! (Image via Warner Bros.) GREG IN HOLLYWOOD: The…
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‘Cocoon’ Actor Wilford Brimley Dies @ 85

Wilford Brimley, the curmudgeonly character actor most famous for Cocoon (1985) and as the no-nonsense face of Quaker Oats and Liberty medical, died Saturday in St. George, Utah. In Absence of Malice and (inset) The Natural (Images via Columbia & TriStar) He was 85. TMZ confirmed that Brimley, who had lived with diabetes (in TV…
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Biehn Too Long, Classic Commercials & More!

Links to the past, with relevance today: Biehn was suh-mokin'! (GIF via GIPHY) THR: Don't miss this long, long Q&A with Michael Biehn, 63, who speaks about how his role in The Terminator (1984) came about, saying his first reaction to the script and to the news that an Austrian bodybuilder was attached was decidedly…
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Past & Curious: ‘9 to 5’ Reunion, Mr. Rogers Returns & More!

Links to the past with relevance today ... This would be her 2nd time at the rodeo. (GIF via GIPHY) EXTRATV: Time's running out for a proper 9 to 5 (1980) sequel (What would the characters be doing in their seventies and eighties? Fighting mandatory retirement?), but the cast of that gem just might be…
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