80s

13 Facts About 'Married With Children' That Will Just Make You Miss The Show Even More

It's hard to believe the Bundy's have been off the air for 20 years, because reruns of Married With Children are still fresh and funny to this day.Here are 13 facts you probably never knew about the classic sitcom:1. The Lost EpisodeThe show's racy storylines attracted a lot of attention, including a letter-writing campaign over "anti-family" content that made advertisers pull their money from the show. Ironically, these protests only made the series more popular.BundyologyBut censors still cracked down on sex after the campaign, and wound up taking one episode from season three, "I'll See You In

90s

The True Story Behind The Child Abuse Allegations That Cost Michael Jackson Over $20 Million

Every celebrity has a side of themselves that they don’t share with the public, but in the summer of 1993, it seemed like Michael Jackson had split into two entirely different people.There was the King of Pop, the 12-time Grammy-winning artist behind albums like Thriller and Bad, who had given an incredible performance at Super Bowl XXVII just months earlier.Harry BensonBut there was also “Wacko Jacko,” the version of Jackson’s personality that sold millions of tabloids filled with lurid stories about his personal life.National EnquirerTabloid readers obsessed over whether or not Jackson was bleaching his

TV

17 Outrageous 90s Infomercial Products That We Can Never Forget

If you convinced your parents to make two easy payments plus shipping and handling for any of these products, then I'm sorry. Because there's no way they could live up to the awesome, weird, or downright creepy infomercials that advertised them.1. GLH - Great Looking HairTheRetroTimeMachine / YouTubeWhen you need to cover up an unsightly bald spot, the best solution comes in a spray can - just like the best kind of cheese. As the creep at the end of this ad declares, "The BABES are back!"2. The ThighmasterJoe Martin FitnessIt's not every day that an infomercial makes your

80s

New Marc Summers Documentary Reveals The Host's Brush With Death And What He's Up To Now

He hosted the messiest show on TV, but behind the scenes Marc Summers was not a fan of all that slime.The TV host is talking openly about his long and strange career as a new documentary about his life is released, and while he tours the country performing a one-man show about his ups and downs in show business.He also gives fans a behind-the-scenes glimpse at the chaos of Nickelodeon's Double Dare, including an explanation for why the show's slime was made from pudding and apple sauce. "The insurance company made us guarantee if any of this got

90s

Blink-182 Frontman Stopped Making Music Because Of Aliens

It can be hard to imagine our favorite musicians when they're not working their day job, but a lot of stars have their own hobbies and second jobs.The guys from Hanson brew their own beer, while the drummer from Blur is a successful lawyer. As for Tom DeLonge, the original guitar player and lead singer for Blink-182, one of his not-so-secret passions gradually became so important that he left the beloved pop-punk band and devoted himself to it full-time.Blink-182 at the 2004 Teen Choice Awards.CNNBlink-182 became a huge success and a constant presence on MTV in the

90s

An Art Expert Noticed This Painting In The Background Of 'Stuart Little' And Freaked Out Immediately

When you re-watch your favorite movies from your childhood, you usually pick up on one or two things you never noticed. Maybe there's an adult joke that flew over your head as a kid, or a special effect hidden in plain sight. But there's not many cases where a lost, extremely valuable painting is spotted just sitting in the background of a kids movie. Columbia PicturesIt's probably been a while since you watched Stuart Little, so here's a refresher: Michael J. Fox voices the titular New York mouse, who's adopted by a loving, human family. Geena Davis and Hugh Laurie

80s

13 Magical Facts About Jim Henson's 'Labyrinth'

While we think of Labyrinth as a classic '80s movie, it was actually a flop when it first came out.Jim Henson's dark and bizarre fantasy adventure (and his last feature film) only gained a cult following when it was released on VHS. We watched it over and over again as kids, but there are some small details you probably missed.1. It took six people to work the Hoggle puppetLucasfilmActress Shari Weiser was inside the Hoggle suit, while four puppeteers worked the outside of the costume. Brian Henson, director Jim Henson's son, provided Hoggle's voice, and also controlled the

70s

17 Fast Food Menu Items That Were Discontinued Way Too Soon

One of the hardest things about growing up is saying goodbye to old friends.Whether you grow apart over time, or they're taken away from you too soon, we look back on the ones we once held dear and wish we could just see them one last time. Coincidentally, that's also how we feel about these 17 fast food menu items that were discontinued way too soon. How many of them do you remember?1. Taco Bell's Zesty Chicken BowlBeckstreetTalk about being ahead of its time. Lately Taco Bell has been trying to fend off Mexican-inspired contenders like Chipotle, but

90s

15 Annoying Things We Definitely Don't Miss About Playing Video Games In The '90s

Do we wish we could go back in time, and play all our favorite classic video games without worrying about jobs, family, or other distractions?Absolutely. But while we're making wishes, there's a few other things we'd like to change. Yes, we made a lifetime of happy memories with our old games, but they could be a real pain some times. Technological limitations, bad design, and bizarre choices made gaming in the '90s a pretty stressful experience.Here's 15 things we don't miss about gaming in the '90s:1. Running out of batteries for your handheld consoles Four AAs could

80s

20 Toys That Were On Everyone's Christmas List In 1987

Kids these days. What do they know about real toys? These days kids are more likely to ask their parents for in-app purchases than an action figure. Maybe that's just how things are now, but it makes us long for the Christmas mornings of our childhoods. Here are 20 toys every kid was asking for 30 years ago:1. Lazer TagFuture War StoriesVersions of this toy, which brought laser tag action into your home, are still around today. But Lazer Tag was a real phenomenon when it came out in 1986. Sadly, a 19-year-old was killed in 1987 after police