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How 'WarGames' Freaked Out Ronald Reagan And Ticked Off The Military

It's hard to believe today, but when it was released in 1983 WarGames - a silly little sci-fi movie starring Matthew Broderick - absolutely terrified the leader of the free world. Public enemy number one.KitGuruFor those of you who missed this genuinely fun movie, it stars Broderick as computer hacker David, who accidentally hacks into NORAD's top secret threat-detection computer the WOPR, inspired by a real NORAD machine named the BRGR - get it? Whopper, burger? Of course, while trying to play games on this computer, David accidentally triggers a thermonuclear war.In a race against time to stop

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10 Things You Absolutely Didn't Know About Quantum Leap

Who doesn't love the series Quantum Leap? It is one of the quintessential sci-fi shows of the 80s-90s and it is responsible for launching Scott Bakula into the world, as well as our hearts. Dr. Sam Beckett, a time travelling physicist takes us on a journey through history to correct mistakes alongside his hologram friend, Admiral Al Calavicci. The show is one of those enormous cult classics that really hit it out of the park. It lasted for 5 seasons and had just under 100 episodes. It actually was nominated for many awards and won 17 in its run including