Episode 16: Breakin 2: Electric Boogaloo
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by Kate and Shannon
11M ago
Are you even ready for the masterpiece that is Electric Boogaloo? The music. The fashion. THE DANCING. Turbo, Kelly, and Ozone (collectively known as TKO) are having a great time volunteering and teaching dance at the local community center, Miracles. That is until the evil real estate developer, Mr. Douglas, rolls into town and threatens to tear down Miracles to build a shopping center. Boooooooooo! The city gives TKO a chance to save Miracles, but only if they can raise $200,000 for renovations to bring the building up to code.  Whatever will they do? Put on a show of course! Join us ..read more
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Episode 15: Fast Times at Ridgemont High
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by Kate and Shannon
11M ago
So much is happening in the lives of the teens of Ridgemont High. Can Stacy untangle herself from the love triangle she's formed with two best friends Mike and Mark? Will her older brother, Brad, finally break up with his girlfriend to gain his independence as a "young, successful guy"? Will Spicoli pass Mr. Hand's history class and graduate? Does Linda's "older" "boyfriend" "Doug" actually exist? Find out the answers to these questions and more as we discuss Fast Times at Ridgemont High in this week's episode of So 5 Minutes Ago ..read more
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Episode 14: Tuff Turf
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by Kate and Shannon
11M ago
Morgan is the new kid in town. He and his family have just moved from upper crust Connecticut to the LA valley. Shortly after his arrival, he tangles with the wrong gang and falls for the gang leader’s girlfriend, Frankie. Have Morgan’s bad prep school boy ways followed him to the west coast? He’ll have to make his way through by fighting, and dancing, and singing (he walks the night), and maybe - just maybe - learning a little something about turf justice along the way. Join us as we discuss the majesty that is Tuff Turf in this week’s episode of So 5 Minutes Ago ..read more
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Episode 13: License to Drive
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by Kate and Shannon
11M ago
This week, we’re talking about License to Drive. Les Anderson finally passed his driving test and got his license! At least that’s what he’s telling all his friends and family. No problem, all he has to do is lay low and not drive until he can actually get his license. Uh oh, but that plan goes out the window when his dream girl, Mercedes Lane, wants to go on a date with him tonight. Guess he’ll have to steal his Grandaddy’s Caddy and drive around til dawn getting into trouble and wacky hijinks! Get out of our dreams and into this week’s episode of So 5 Minutes Ago ..read more
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Episode 12: Just One of the Guys
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by Kate and Shannon
11M ago
What would you do if you were a female teen journalist, and your entry for the internship contest at the local newspaper was rejected? Would you accept defeat, or you would dress in drag and resubmit your entry at a competing high school to stick it to the patriarchy? That's exactly what Terry decides to do. Tired of being treated like eye candy, so dons her best skinny tie and collared shirt, chops off her hair, and heads to high school to prove that she would've won that internship if only she'd been a boy! Terry stumbles through the mine field of passing as a boy: the boy's bathroom, dressi ..read more
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Episode 11: Labyrinth
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by Kate and Shannon
11M ago
On this episode, we journey deep into the center of the 1986 fantasy masterpiece, Labyrinth.  Imagine you're a theater-loving teen who constantly gets stuck babysitting your baby brother on the weekends. You get so fed up that you recite an incantation to have him taken away. Then an owl flies in your window and transforms into a lithe, other-worldly, pirate-dressed sexy Goblin King who steals your baby brother, takes him to a castle in the center of a labyrinth, and gives you thirteen hours to find your way back to your baby brother or else he turns into a goblin forever.  You'll me ..read more
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Episode 10: The Goonies
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by Kate and Shannon
11M ago
Heeeyyy yoooooouu guuuuuyyyssss!! In this episode, we discuss the 1985 classic, The Goonies.  A rich, evil real estate developer wants to take over the Goondocks to build a.....golf course? Country club? Unclear.  What is clear is that Mikey and his friends, the Goonies, are not going to let that happen. After discovering a treasure map in the attic, they decide to go in search of buried treasure to try to save their homes. They meet some misfits along the way and hijinks, they do ensue. There's action, adventure, booty traps (you mean booby traps), pirates, and rage about not being ..read more
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Episode 9: Teen Wolf
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by Kate and Shannon
11M ago
We're back, and we're talking about 1985's Teen Wolf! Scott Howard is tired of being an average teen and a mediocre basketball player. But, not to worry, because he soon discovers he has inherited a genetic family secret that allows him to transform into a teenaged wolf. A Teen Wolf. With it comes a newfound athletic ability, popularity, and animal magnetism. Oh and dance moves. Kind of. But Scott soon learns that it's not all about being a violent, hairy, frightening monster. Maybe, just maybe, the Teen Wolf was inside him all along.   Join us for this week's episode of So 5 Minutes Ago ..read more
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Episode 8: Dirty Dancing
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by Kate and Shannon
11M ago
In our final episode of Season 1, we're talking about 1987's Dirty Dancing! When Baby Houseman and her family visit a Catskills resort, she discovers a new way of dancing (and it's dirty)! She learns all the moves from a fully grown man named Johnny Castle. They dance together on stage, and then into each other's hearts. And then into each other's pants. Join us as we discuss the music, the quotable lines, the fashion, and find out Johnny Castle's actual age in this week's episode. We've had the time of our lives. Thanks so much for listening to So 5 Minutes Ago ..read more
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Episode 7: Heathers
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by Kate and Shannon
11M ago
In our Season 1 penultimate episode, we're talking about 1988's Heathers! When Veronica grows tired of hanging out with Heather, Heather, and Heather, she dreams of killing off the head Heather to rid the world of her. Then Veronica meets Jason "Jack Nicholson" Dean, and he starts making her murder fantasies a reality. JD and his evil villain duster want to teach society a lesson by plotting a bunch of teen murders staged a suicides, but his plan starts spinning out of control, and Veronica just wants cool guys like him out of her life. Join us for this week's episode of So 5 Minutes Ago! It ..read more
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