Hosted by Glenn, Sam, Becca, Paula and Phil, this podcast is a virtual trip back in time to the halcyon days of our childhood - the 1980s (and early 1990s). Every week we explore at least one facet of 80's pop culture, discuss questions from our listeners, and report the news from at least 4 of the main franchises of the 80's that are still around today!
Episode 199

Howdy, pards. This week sees Jii, Phil, Sam and Glenn fixin' on givin' you guys a lesson in lawgivin', using that there Marshal Bravestarr as an example of how to do things RIGHT on New Texas.

They'll also mosey on down through all the news that's worth reportin', not that there's much of that these days. Things just ain't been the same since Tex Hex and his gang ran off with the News Coach that ran through these parts a few months back.

Remember though, next week BTTE hits 200 episodes, and we'd like to hear your favourite parts of the podcast, and what you'd like to hear more of - details in this week's show!

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When the Music Stops: Howard the Duck

Not so much a duck as a turkey. Yes folks, here it is, the readalong adventure for a film that bombed so hard, they're still picking feathers out of the Lucasfilm office...

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Episode 198

Grufflock joins Sam, Phil and Glenn this week, as they spotlight a subject close to Gruffy's heart; The Adventures of the Galaxy Rangers!

There's also lots of Transformers news, a smidgin of Ghostbusters, TMNT and Star Wars news, and some VERY interesting news about a nondistinct post box on Baker Street...

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When the Music Stops: Decepticon Hideout

This week we visit the Transformerverse during it's mid-Eighties difficult-second-album phase, as Optimus Prime and Megatron have gone, and in their place stand the New Leaders; Ultra Magnus and Galvatron. This was odd, because these Movie-era Ladybird adventures chose to eschew the movie more or less, and took their cues from the Marvel UK comic that Simon Furman was having so much fun writing at the time.

In this story, the Autobots discover that the Decepticons are constructing a hidden base, very near their own - will they be able to stop them in time, before the Decepticons strike?

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Direct download: Decepticon_Hideout.mp3
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Episode 197

Jenny from World of Crap joins us this week to talk about those halcyon days where the sun shone forever, days of play went on and on, and mum and dad took us on rubbish days out at B&Q, garden centres, and caravan showrooms. Yes folks, it's Shit Days Out for Kids!

Jii, Phil, Sam and Glenn are also on hand to join in, and also to do some reportin', as we catch up on all things MOTU, Turtles and some very interesting Star Wars news!

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Direct download: Episode_197.mp3
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When the Music Stops: She-Ra and the Surprise Party

It's Madame Razz's 1009th birthday, and that's cause enough for celebration in the Whispering Woods, and so a huge surprise party is planned! However, is it really a good idea to invite Catra to proceedings? And will Madame Razz find out about the party before the surprise is sprung? 

All these questions and more are answered in this week's When the Music Stops!

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Direct download: She-Ra__the_Suprise_Party.mp3
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Episode 196

We're back! After a month away for holidays, sickness, etc Phil and Glenn return with the podcast that travels back through time in a rose tinted DeLorean! This week, we catch up on all the things we've done in the last month, as well as talk about Guardians of the Galaxy, and of course, what we think of the start of season 8 of Doctor Who, including how we're feeling about the Twelfth Doctor at this point!

There's also all the news that's worth reporting on, and a good discussion about crisps, sweeties, and other things from our favourite decade that probably wouldn't be allowed now because they're too full of e-numbers.

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Direct download: Epiosde_196.mp3
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