The 80s Weekly - Issue 47
Atari Announces New 2600+ Console, Muppets Take Manhattan Gets 4K Release, The Cultural Impact of Miami Vice, and an E.T. Giveaway.
The 80s Weekly is your source for the nostalgic news, headlines, and giveaways related to 1980s pop culture.
Editor’s Note: If you want to hear me talk about 80s pop culture this week, find me on these recent podcasts with my pals Eric and Wyatt.
I grew up on ‘The Price is Right’ in the 80s. Not only was watching the pricing games fun, but host Bob Barker, his “Beauties”, and announcer Rod Roddy made the show even more entertaining. Of course, it was an true eye-opener when I first watched Happy Gilmore with that fight scene on the golf course. I think outside of The Price is Right, Bob’s legacy is more as a long-time animal rights activist who reminded us to “help control the pet population by having your pet spayed or neutered.” Every once and awhile I catch myself watching old episodes of ‘The Price is Right’ on Pluto TV and I feel like a kid in the ‘80s again (on a sick day from school.)
The Giveaway for Issue 47 features E.T.: The Extra Terrestrial! One lucky winner will receive a vintage drinking glass that was first available at Pizza Hut. Also included is a 300-piece Blockbuster jigsaw puzzle featuring the iconic E.T. movie poster image. Click the button below to get your entries and Good Luck!
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