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1985

Everything Action Theater: Star Wars: Ewoks

After their debut in Return of the Jedi, the teddy bear warriors known as the Ewoks got not only two live-action TV movies but also an animated series that aired alongside Star Wars: Droids on Saturday Mornings on ABC starting in 1985.
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Musical Montage: Dan Hartman “Get Outta Town”

Dan Hartman had massive success with his contribution to the Streets of Fire soundtrack, “I Can Dream About You”, but unfortunately his contribution to the Fletch soundtrack in 1985, “Get Outta Town”, didn’t have the same success.
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New Release Round Up 12/18

The last big release day for DVD and Blu-Rays for 2018 has Venom, The Predator, The House With A Clock in its Walls and more.
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Auto Pilot: MASK

A beloved franchise from the 80’s, MASK or the Mobile Armored Strike Kommand were led by billionaire Matt Trakker, who assembled a team of specialists to wield powerful masks and pilot transforming vehicles to battle Miles Mayhem and the forces of VENOM.
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Musical Montage: Al Jarreau “Moonlighting”

Jazz and pop singer Al Jarreau contributed the caramel smooth theme song for 1985’s comedic crime show, Moonlighting, which starred Bruce Willis and Cybil Shepherd as bickering partners of a private detective agency, solving crimes and getting into all kinds of wacky hi-jinks.
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Musical Montage: Glenn Frey “You Belong to the City”

Along with Jan Hammer’s iconic synth songs, “You Belong to the City” by Glenn Frey helped make the first Miami Vice album a gigantic smash in 1985, staying on the top of the Billboard charts for 11 weeks and becoming the most successful TV soundtrack album of all time.
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Musical Montage: Elvira “Trick or Treat”

Forever the Mistress of the Dark and de facto Queen of Halloween, Cassandra Peterson aka Elvira has conquered pretty much every form of pop culture imaginable, including music like the wonderfully cheesy 80’s dance song “Trick or Treat”.
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