80s

We've Still Got Some Big Questions For Inspector Gadget Even After All These Years

Truth be told, I loved Inspector Gadget. The show was one of my all-time favorites when I was a kid, and the theme song still pops into my head from time to time. But just because I loved it, doesn't mean that I don't think it had some issues. I do, however, have some questions for Mr. Gadget, ones that still confuse me to this day. (And yes, I know it's a cartoon and it's best to not examine it too closely, but just for fun, let's do it anyways.) How did Gadget actually get his job? If he's a

80s

15 Things We'd Get On Halloween That Were The Worst Part Of Trick-Or-Treating

Halloween is a privilege that kids are mostly taking for granted. You get to dress up in ridiculous costumes, and when you're young, you get to walk around and get free snacks from everyone in your neighborhood. You can't really go trick-or-treating when you're an adult, but at least now we can buy our own candy supplies. Sure, it's not as satisfying as getting it for free, but at least we get our sugar fix. There is, however, one benefit to having to buy candy yourself instead of running around town asking strangers for it. Instead of being given a

80s

California Raisins Creator Has Passed Away At 70

When the California Raisin Advisory Board (yes, it's a real organization) couldn't figure out a way to convince people to eat more raisins during the 80s, they decided that a band of claymation raisins dancing and singing "I Heard It Through the Grapevine," was the solution to the problem.  They appeared in a bunch of commercials, an Emmy Award-winning holiday special, a mockumentary-style movie, partnered with Michael Jackson, and eventually landed their very own cartoon show. The purple R&B singers also had a video game, board game, and figurines, and appeared on mugs, hats, books, backpacks, lunch boxes,

90s

10 Treats We Got On Halloween That Our Kids Will Never Get To Experience

Going trick-or-treating when you're a kid is probably one of the most important days of the entire year. When else are you supposed to get a whole bunch of free candy for little to no effort? I mean, I guess there's Easter and Christmas, but you know what, with Halloween you get to wear super fun costumes and pretend to be whatever you want. Those of us who enjoyed trick-or-treating as kids probably developed quite the sweet tooth, that often makes us crave some of the delectable snacks from our childhood. But here's the problem, some of our favorite candy

80s

5 Characters "Evicted" From 'Sesame Street' That You Completely Forgot Existed

I think was can all agree that Sesame Street continues to be the most important show out there for kids. It's been around since 1969, but having aired for 48 seasons, there have obviously been a lot of changes. While many of the iconic characters like Cookie Monster, Big Bird, and Elmo remain on the show as regulars, there are a lot of characters that aren't as famous, some have even been completely forgotten over the years. It's often a subtle change, but when you really look at it, you'll realize that some of the characters you remembered have left

80s

'The Thorn Birds' Stars Reveal What It Was Like To Film The Iconic Miniseries

There are a lot of television shows and movies that people remember from the "good ol' days," but when it comes to miniseries, there aren't many that we remember. But there was one miniseries that seemed to completely sweep the nation, and that was the 10-hour drama The Thorn Birds. The miniseries was based on the book of the same name, written by novelist Colleen McCullough. But how did a story about sheep farmers become the second-highest rated miniseries ever? Well, the cast revealed what they thought about it in Closer Magazine. "The attraction of doing, or thinking of doing,

70s

Chevy Chase Bashes 'SNL' While Opening Up About His Bad Reputation

Chevy Chase is one of those iconic actors who had their hay day in the eighties, but since then, has seen a huge change in the way the public perceives them. While he was beloved for his Saturday Night Live classics and of course his time as the patriarch of the Griswald family, the actor no longer has the same clout that he used to. He had a brief attempt at a comeback, but if anything, he ended up making everything worse. But now he has spoken with The Washington Post about his career and his controversies, and it really

90s

Caboodles Vintage Cases Are Back In Stores And You Can Get One For A Steal

What year is it again? With the fanny pack as the new "it" bag, Sony bringing back the original PlayStation, the Backstreet Boys releasing new music, and shows like Party of Five returning to our television screens, I don't blame you for double checking that the calendar says 2018, not 1998. There's a serious 90s revival going on at the moment and so many of the things we loved, hated or just loved to hate, are once again becoming part of our lives. At the top of the list of the things that so many of us 90s girls definitely

80s

13 Easy Halloween Costume Ideas That Are Perfect For 80s And 90s Kids

I get it, Halloween is kind of tricky sometimes, especially if you don't want to go out and buy one of those premade costumes from Walmart. Sure, they are convenient, but then you end up with a cheap-looking costume that probably doesn't fit right so you end up feeling uncomfortable all night. And, as most of us ladies know, the options for women aren't really that great. Well, what if I told you I have solved your Halloween woes with a big ol' costume list for you? The best part about it is that they are all characters you love

80s

'Designing Women' Is Officially Coming Back To Television With A Brand New Series

Reboots, revivals, and remakes are all Hollywood seems to want to make these days, and the latest TV show that has been resurrected after 25 years off the air is none other than Designing Women. The rumors have been swirling for weeks now, but now everything is all official, and the classic sitcom will be returning to television. The show originally started in 1986, and starred Dixie Carter, Delta Burke, Annie Potts, Jean Smart, and Meschach Taylor. The plot followed four women while they worked together at an interior designing firm. The show lasted for seven seasons, with the series