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80s nostalgia

  1. Jul 29, 2004 #1

    Monique

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    The good old time when there was still real television :wink:
    tv intro's: http://www.yasin.be/42i2jh/tvintro.php
     
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  3. Jul 29, 2004 #2
    Where's Transformers? They had an awesome intro.

    I like TV shows without the intros, since there's usually a commercial break between the intro and the actual show.

    Without the intro, the show immediately beings, like Seinfeld.

    Great television was during the 90's. Now, all my favourite shows and the best sitcoms have retired: Seinfeld, Friends, Frasier, Fresh Prince.
     
  4. Jul 29, 2004 #3

    Monique

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    Transformers should be in there :)

    I'm with you on the sitcoms..
     
  5. Jul 29, 2004 #4
    :surprise: Wooohooo!!! Awesome!!!

    Of that list, here's what I used to watch or still do:

    The A-Team, Simpsons, Alf, Batman, Blossom, alvin and the Chipmunks, Captain Planet, Cops, The Cosby Show, Dennis the Menace, Denver the Last Dinosaur, A Different World, Dinosaurs, Ducktales, Family Ties, Flintstones, The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, Full House, Ghostbusters, G.I. JOE, Growing Pains, The Gummi Bears, Samurai Pizza Cats, Inspector Gadget, MacGyver, Married With Children, My Secret Identity, Perfect Strangers, Rescue Rangers, Saved by the Bell, Step by Step, Super Mario Bros Super Show, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Webster, Who's the Boss?, Muppet Show, The Jetsons, The Legend of Zelda, Dukes of Hazard, Star Trek Enterprise.

    Good times...
     
  6. Jul 29, 2004 #5

    loseyourname

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    There's a Transformers movie being made. I'm so excited. This used to be my favorite when I was growing up.
     
  7. Jul 29, 2004 #6

    Njorl

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    One of the best intro's ever was the one for "Ironside". It was early 70's though. I also liked "The Prisoner". I can't think of any intro's from teh 80s that I liked. Today, while I no longer like the show, I still like the intro for "Malcom in the Middle".

    Njorl

    PS - Yesterday, I was actually looking for the "Ironside" theme to stick on my PC, but they want $1.85 for it! No way!
     
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  8. Jul 29, 2004 #7

    Tom Mattson

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    Ach, my two favorite TV show theme songs got snubbed: Sanford and Son and Barney Miller. Two of the funkiest bass lines on TV.
     
  9. Jul 29, 2004 #8
    Wasn't the Ironside music also used in Kill Bill right before 'the bride' goes ballistic? I love that song.
     
  10. Jul 29, 2004 #9
    I just watched the Mario Bros theme for the first time in probably a dozen years. Wow, that has to be THE WORST opening ever.
     
  11. Jul 29, 2004 #10
    I remember that in the eighties I was addicted to a series called Battlestar Galactica. Then they made a movie of it. But in the 80s I practically only watched cartoons, as I was still a kid
    Not only series, I consider that the music made in the 80s is the best ever produced
     
  12. Jul 29, 2004 #11
    Where did you get this news? If another movie is coming out, that'll be great!

    Are we talking about the good, 80's transformers with Optimus Prime and Megatron? Or that Beasties junk?

    The Waynes Brothers had a good intro.

    Edit: There site isn't very Mac friendly. :frown:
     
  13. Jul 29, 2004 #12

    Moonbear

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    Transformers is on that page...near the bottom. But they left out the Smurfs! They have the Gummi Bears and Snorkels, so why did they leave out those smurfy blue folks?

    Very few on that page I don't remember watching! Yep, those were the good ole days of real TV shows, not reality TV shows. There's such garbage on TV nowadays, it's hardly worth even owning the TV. I guess that's why I spend my free time online rather than in front of the TV anymore.

    What do you mean, not mac friendly? I'm looking at it now, and am using a Mac. The files there are all different formats though, so whether you'll have software to run them depends on the file.
     
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  14. Jul 29, 2004 #13

    Gokul43201

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    :Eek: I had no idea Smallville was an 80's show ! Doubles my respect for it.
     
  15. Jul 29, 2004 #14

    Moonbear

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    It doesn't seem to just be 80s shows. There are a lot on there that were from the 70s or 90s too.
     
  16. Jul 29, 2004 #15
    Windows Media Player for the Mac will run the sound, but no images. I'm assuming this is a problem.
     
  17. Jul 29, 2004 #16

    Moonbear

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    Oh, hmmm...I don't know. I didn't bother installing WMP (I'm not about to contaminate my precious little Mac with a Windows program :biggrin:) so didn't actually view any of the files (most are too large for me to download right now anyway, I'm only on a dialup connection...now that I have a high speed computer, I'll probably splurge on high speed internet, but want to get airport first, and just figure out which room I want the connection in to get the best signal everywhere).

    I actually hadn't considered they'd have video, I was just expecting soundtracks, so I probably still wouldn't have noticed if I did play them.
     
  18. Jul 29, 2004 #17
    Get Airport Express!

    That's why I'm only assuming this is a problem. I'm not completely sure.
     
  19. Jul 30, 2004 #18

    Moonbear

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    Airport express doesn't come with a modem connection. And I can't find the range for it listed anywhere, so I don't know if it's the same as the airport extreme base station range, or possibly more limited? It sounds more like it's just meant to help extend the airport network if you're interested in playing your iTunes on your stereo speakers, but since I don't have any of those, there's not much point. I need the full range for my house because I also want to be able to use my laptop while sitting outside on my deck (currently I just a VERY long phone cord that I run out a window...mostly I don't mind the modem, except when my dingy friends insist on emailing me a dozen pictures of their kids in one email and it takes all night to download...I don't need that many pictures, I don't want that many pictures, and if they want to share that many pictures, they should create a website!).

    Anyway, this is probably why I'm having fun with a topic discussing 80's TV shows. I've only just caught up with the 90's by getting a DVD player this year. And I still only get whatever TV channels come in with bunny ears. Cable is such a rip-off that I'm even reluctant to get the high speed internet through a cable company.
     
  20. Jul 30, 2004 #19

    Njorl

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    Yep. I had forgotten all about it for years. When I heard it, I was thinking, "What is that?" Then, as soon as the last 6 notes played, I saw Raymond Burr's face in my mind's eye.

    Njorl
     
  21. Aug 2, 2004 #20

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