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If you'd like a flashback to McDonald's of the 80's & 90's, check this article on DrivePedia. Looking back, it's surprising how many little things have changed but when thinking about it, all of those little things help explain why a trip to McDonald's today feel so sterile versus a trip back then. https://www.drivepedia.com/business/80s-90s-mcdonalds-fb The huge amount of styrofoam containers were indeed bad for the environment but I'll go with the unpopular opinion that the McD's breakfasts tasted better in them versus the plastic containers now used. :P
Title: A Fine Mess Tagline: A Hilarious New Comedy Genre: Comedy Director: Blake Edwards Cast: Ted Danson,Howie Mandel,Richard Mulligan,Stuart Margolin,María Conchita Alonso,Jennifer Edwards,Paul Sorvino,Rick Ducommun,Keye Luke,Ed Herlihy,Walter Charles,Tawny Moyer,Emma Walton Hamilton,Carrie Leigh,Sharan Lea,Rick Overton,John Short,Teddy Wilson,Valerie Wildman,Larry Storch,Vic Polizos,James Cromwell,Dennis Franz,Brooke Alderson,Craig Richard Nelson Status: Released Release: Aug 7, 1986 Runtime: 90 Plot: Two friends an actor and a chef discover a plot to fix a horse race and try to capitalize on it. But also have to deal with the two men who fixed it who are trying to silence them. And there's also the mob boss whom the two guys work for who planned the fixing thing whose wife is having an affair with the actor.
Title: Fantasy Island Genre: Sci-Fi & Fantasy,Drama Creator: Gene Levitt Cast: Ricardo Montalban,Christopher Hewett First aired: Jan 27, 1978 Last air date: May 18, 1984 Overview: A magical island hosted by Mr Roarke and Tattoo where weekly guests learn valuable life lessons in their pursuit of fulfilling their dreams. Not all dreams are fulfilled as expected.
Title: Blue Thunder Genre: Action & Adventure, Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi & Fantasy First aired: 1984-01-06 Creator: Guy Magar Cast: James Farentino, Dana Carvey, Sandy McPeak, Dick Butkus, Bubba Smith Overview: Blue Thunder is a 1984 ABC television series based on the movie of the same title featuring the Blue Thunder helicopter. The series uses the converted Aérospatiale Gazelle helicopter and large portions of stock footage from the 1983 film. A ground unit named "Rolling Thunder" backed up the helicopter in the television series. This was a large support van with a desert camouflage off-road vehicle stored inside. The television series cast includes James Farentino, Dana Carvey, and former professional American football players Bubba Smith and Dick Butkus. The series was canceled by ABC after they felt the similar Airwolf on CBS would win the ratings battle. Also, the series aired at the same time as the CBS soap opera Dallas on Friday nights, and lost. Eleven episodes were made before the series was cancelled.
Title: The Living Daylights Tagline: Living on the Edge Genre: Action,Adventure,Thriller Director: John Glen Cast: Timothy Dalton,Maryam d'Abo,Joe Don Baker,Art Malik,John Rhys-Davies,Jeroen Krabbé,Andreas Wisniewski,Thomas Wheatley,Desmond Llewelyn,Robert Brown,Geoffrey Keen,Walter Gotell,Caroline Bliss,John Terry,Virginia Hey,John Bowe,Julie T. Wallace,Belle Avery,Catherine Rabett,Dulice Liecier,Nadim Sawalha,Alan Talbot,Carl Rigg,Tony Cyrus,Michael Moor,Sumar Khan,Ken Sharrock,Peter Porteous,Antony Carrick,Frederick Warder,Glyn Baker,Scott Hoxby,Bill Weston,Richard Cubison,Heinz Winter,Leslie French,Mayte Sánchez,Barbara Broccoli,Robert Miranda,Paul Weston,Michael G. Wilson,Hanno Pöschl,Graham Cole Status: Released Release: Jun 28, 1987 Runtime: 130 Plot: After a defecting Russian general reveals a plot to assassinate foreign spies, James Bond is assigned a secret mission to dispatch the new head of the KGB to prevent an escalation of tensions between the Soviet Union and the West.
Title: Down and Out in Beverly Hills Genre: Comedy Cast: Hector Elizondo,Anita Morris,Evan Richards,Tim Thomerson First aired: Jul 24, 1987 Last air date: Sep 11, 1987 Overview: Down and Out in Beverly Hills is a 30 minute TV series based on the 1986 movie of the same name. It aired from July 25, 1987 to September 12, 1987 on on the fledging Fox network. It has the distinction of being the first ever show to be cancelled by Fox; only 13 episodes were produced. The cast included Hector Elizondo as Dave Whiteman, Anita Morris as Barbara Whiteman, Eileen Seeley as Jenny Whiteman, April Ortiz as Carmen the Maid, and Tim Thomerson as Jerry Baskin. Evan Richards was the only cast member of the film to reprise his role for TV.
Title: Jaws Tagline: Don't go in the water Genre: Horror,Thriller,Adventure Director: Steven Spielberg Cast: Roy Scheider,Robert Shaw,Richard Dreyfuss,Murray Hamilton,Lorraine Gary,Jay Mello,Jeffrey Kramer,Carl Gottlieb,Susan Backlinie,Lee Fierro,Craig Kingsbury,Phil Murray,Fritzi Jane Courtney,Belle McDonald,Ted Grossman,Robert Nevin,Peter Benchley,Dorothy Fielding,David Engelbach,Joseph Oliveira,Beverly Powers,Ayn Ruymen,Christopher Sands,Rex Trailer,Joe La Creta,Denise Cheshire,Steven Spielberg Status: Released Release: Jun 19, 1975 Runtime: 124 Plot: When an insatiable great white shark terrorizes the townspeople of Amity Island, the police chief, an oceanographer and a grizzled shark hunter seek to destroy the blood-thirsty beast.
Title: Blake's 7 Genre: Drama,Sci-Fi & Fantasy Creator: Terry Nation Cast: Michael Keating,Josette Simon,Paul Darrow,Peter Tuddenham,Steven Pacey,Glynis Barber First aired: Jan 1, 1978 Last air date: Dec 20, 1981 Overview: A group of convicts and outcasts fight a guerrilla war against the totalitarian Terran Federation from a highly advanced alien spaceship.
Title: Slipstream Tagline: From the depths of the earth. To the edge of existence... The hunt is on! Genre: Science Fiction,Adventure Director: Steven Lisberger Cast: Mark Hamill,Kitty Aldridge,Bob Peck,Bill Paxton,Eleanor David,Robbie Coltrane,Ben Kingsley,F. Murray Abraham,Trevor Laird,Rita Wolf,Roshan Seth,Richard Huggett,Jennifer Hilary,Murray Melvin,Alkis Kritikos,Tony Alleff,Ricco Ross,George Camiller,Gay Baynes,Paul Reynolds,Eriş Akman,Bruce Boa,Deborah Leng,Alan Polonsky,Roberta Fox,Susan Leong Status: Released Release: Jun 21, 1989 Runtime: 102 Plot: Slipstream is a 1989 post-apocalyptic science fiction adventure film. The plot has an emphasis on aviation and contains many common science-fiction themes, such as taking place in a dystopian future in which the landscape of the Earth itself has been changed and is windswept by storms of great power. There are also numerous sub-plots, such as free will and humanity amongst artificial intelligence.