Like many companies during this pandemic, Hasbro offered up some fun distraction in the form of tons of episodes of the 80s classic GI Joe: A Real American Hero on their YouTube channel and you can watch the episode that started it all, Part 1 of The M.A.S.S. Device “The Cobra Strikes” right here.
One of the many ninja actionfests that Cannon Films put out in the 80s, American Ninja stars Michael Dudikoff as Pvt. Joe Armstrong, an Army soldier and secret ninja who discovers a black-market arms dealer and his army of evil ninjas are operating in the Philippines near where he’s stationed and he becomes determined to stop them.
Back in 1987, Dolph Lundgren released the epic workout video Maximum Potential, which had Dolph leading you through a series of exercises that would hopefully help you get a He-Man like physique. Check out the whole thing here.
As we get ready to head out to A Video Game Con this coming weekend, what better way is there to get into the retro gaming mindset than with the classic 80s arcade game show, Starcade, hosted by the awesome Geoff Edwards.
34 years after we last saw him, Pete “Maverick” Mitchell is back in the pilot’s seat for the long-awaited sequel to Top Gun, Top Gun: Maverick, arriving next June.
The highly anticipated third season of Stranger Things hit over the Fourth of July holiday weekend and it’s still an absolute blast full of goopy monsters, fun characters and great homages to the 80s as the Hawkins gang battles a new supernatural threat along with villainous Russians who are trying to undo everything the gang fought to stop in Season 2.