Essential Seven ’80s Sentimental Theme Songs

The TV show theme song was a standard on all ’80s sitcoms. The warm sentimental theme would often talk about how nothing else is more important than love and family.  These days the sitcom theme has evolved to keeping it simple. The sappy lyrics of staying together have been replaced by simple musical pieces or in the case of LOST a simple sound effect. I miss the storytelling nostalgic themes. As I wonder what ever happend to predictability, the milk man, the paper boy, or evening T.V. I put together the Essential Seven ’80s Theme Songs.

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Essential Seven “Unique” A Christmas Carol Adaptions


Since 1908 it seems like a film or television show has taken the idea or adaption of Charles Dickens, A Christmas Carol. A few of the adaptions have stood out above the rest. My favorite is the 1984 version with George C. Scott. I also enjoy the 1999 Patrick Stewart version. These are examples of “faithful” adaptions. Over the years, there have been a few “unique” versions of  A Christmas Carol. So this week we list the Essential Seven Unique A Christmas Carol Adaptions:

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I Am Sponge. An Interview with Trevor Eyster, Part I

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This week we are dedicating our site to Salute Your Shorts. The reason? Our exclusive interview with Trevor Eyster. Trevor played camp genius—Sponge Harris. His nickname was given to him because if you squeeze his head, random bits of information will leak out! Trevor Eyster has recently opened himself up to the fans on his Sponge Harris Facebook page.  You may have only known him as the Sponge, but I think you’re about to learn a lot more on who Trevor Eyster is.

Part 1 of our exclusive interview with Trevor examines his life before he went to Camp Anawanna.

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Family Ties, Season 5

I was so excited to find the fifth season of Family Ties on my doorstep yesterday that I instantly put it in to watch. I have been enjoying reminiscing this show. In fact, I don’t think I have seen most of these episodes since they originally aired.

If you haven’t seen the show here is a quick rundown.  Set during the early years of the Reagan administration, Elyse and Steven Keaton raise their four children Alex P. Keaton ( portrayed by Michael J. Fox), Mallory, Jennifer, and Andy in Columbus, Ohio. Elyse and Steven are baby boomers, liberal Democrats, and peace loving hippies. Their son Alex is a staunch Republican. Their ideals may clash, but the heart of this show is the family

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