This week I find myself captivated by a Japanese genre from the 60s, a sitcom set in the 70s and a podcast that spans all decades to bring listeners a variety of must-see films. That’s right, this week I’m obsessed with tokusatsu, That 70s Show and the Pure Cinema Podcast! Continue reading My Favorite Things This Week: Tokusatsu, That 70s Show & Pure Cinema
I’m not quite sure how I got involved in looking up information about That 80s Show tonight, but I had no recollection that Glen Howerton of It’s Always Sunny In Philadelphia was the lad in that show. Here’s video proof:
I was and am a huge fan of That 70s Show (not counting the last seaspn of course). In fact, I’ve been really enjoying the reruns I’ve been seeing on MTV and ABC Family lately. It’s up there in my mind as one of the best sitcoms of it’s time. Anyway, I remember seeing these ads for the 80s themed semi spinoff and thinking the show looked stupid and lacked the heart and depth of it’s predecessor. Turned out I was right after watching the first episode (and watching it again here in YouTube form). Still, it’s interesting to see Howerton in something pre-Sunny. I got into the first few seasons of that show for various reasons. I still give it a watch when I see the odd episode is on and I’m looking for something to watch. If you’re curious how the That 80s Show pilot ends, you can finish watching it here:
Not so great. Still, I’d probably check out the rest of the episodes on Netflix Instant or something.