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Thirty Twenty Ten

A pop culture time machine! Each episode covers that very week from 30 years ago, 20 years ago and 10 years ago, which means each show is loaded with forgotten movies, timeless TV episodes and songs best left to the past. We'll examine TV, movies, music and video games from the 80s, 90s and 2000s. Come remember with us!
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Feb 15, 2020

Feb. 14-20: Kirstie Alley lives in a madhouse, Matthew Broderick fights the Civil War, A. Brooks joins The Simpsons, Diane Keaton’s hanging up, Bruce Willis is a hit man, Tony Soprano destroys the T-1000, Vin Diesel’s trapped in space and a boiler room, Leo’s trapped on a spooky island and hikeeba! All that and more this week on Thirty Twenty Ten, your weekly look back on the week that was 30, 20, and 10 years ago.

Feb 7, 2020

Feb. 7-13: Nelson Mandela busts loose, Robert De Niro never learned to read, Galentine’s Day begins, Dan Aykroyd’s a loose cannon, Anthony Hopkins will feed you your sons with some fava beans, the battle of MCs Hammer vs. Skat Kat, Leonardo DiCaprio takes a beach vacation, Pierce Brosnan is a horse, every actor’s down for Valentine’s Day, and RIP Maude Flanders. All that and more this week on Thirty Twenty Ten, your weekly look back on the week that was 30, 20, and 10 years ago.

Jan 31, 2020

Jan. 31-Feb. 6: Dennis Hopper’s Midnight Run, Scream follows the trilogy rules, Willem Dafoe fights for the Nazis (but not that way), The Sopranos take a trip, Lil Wayne and Jeff Bridges both strap on guitars, Channing Tatum gets a letter, The Sims simulate being a slob, Claire Danes loves cattle, Must See TV’s full of guest stars, and a Denzel comedy we’re not making up, we swear. All that and more this week on Thirty Twenty Ten, your weekly look back on the week that was 30, 20, and 10 years ago.

Jan 24, 2020

Jan. 24-30: Willem Defoe is a vampire, Crockett and Tubbs end an era, a record-breaking Super Bowl, Bette Midler and Nathan Lane camp it up, D’Angelo makes the ladies swoon, Mel Gibson’s back – sorta, Kristen Bell has too many dates, Itchy and Scratchy star in “Cat Splat Fever,” Jon Hamm hocks meat products, and Richie Aprile’s staring at you with his Manson lamps. All that and more this week on Thirty Twenty Ten, your weekly look back on the week that was 30, 20, and 10 years ago.

Jan 17, 2020

Jan. 17-123: The Barr-Arnolds tie the knot, Antonio Banderas spans the decades, Cheers goes to Jeopardy, MTV goes unplugged, Homer gets a job, Ralph Fiennes has an affair, Angela’s Ashes gets adapted, the Boondock Saints are marching in, The Rock vs. The Tooth, I am Spartacus, and in praise of Bobby Bacala. All that and more this week on Thirty Twenty Ten, your weekly look back on the week that was 30, 20, and 10 years ago.

Jan 10, 2020

Jan. 10-16: Ed O’Neill stands up for Fox, Richard Gere breaks bad, Mr. Bean awkwardly walks into our hearts, girls are interrupted, Ice Cube comes back to say “Hi Felicia,” Charlie and Emilio do porn, Supernova explodes, Denzel’s version of “The Road,” and your chemistry teacher’s favorite album. All that and more this week on Thirty Twenty Ten, your weekly look back on the week that was 30, 20, and 10 years ago.

Jan 3, 2020

Jan. 3-9: Our first full episode of season 5, covering 1990, 2000, and 2010. Tom Cruise fights two wars - one in Vietnam, one against women, Tobey Maguire learns the cider house rules, Ethan Hawke solves a mystery and fights vampires, Tim Allen directs, Michael Cera revolts, and we try to figure out what the double rainbow across the sky means. All that and more this week on Thirty Twenty Ten, your weekly look back on the week that was 30, 20, and 10 years ago.

Dec 27, 2019

Dec. 27-Jan. 2: We wrap up the years with a quick look back at the movies, music and more, and say farewell to the '80s, at least until Y2K magically resets our pop-culture time machine to Jan. 1, 1900. All that and more this week on Thirty Twenty Ten, your weekly look back on the week that was 30, 20, and 10 years ago. Happy new year(s)! Get ready for season 5: 1990, 2000, and 2010!

Dec 20, 2019

Dec. 20-26: Michael Moore gets in your face for the first time, Oliver Stone sucks at football, Mr. Ripley is extremely talented – and ever so pretty, all singing all dancing Daniel Day-Lewis, George Clooney’s on a firing spree, Meryl Streep is complicated and by Grabthar’s hammer, it’s the best Tim Allen movie ever made! Happy holidays! All that and more this week on Thirty Twenty Ten, your weekly look back on the week that was 30, 20, and 10 years ago.

Dec 13, 2019

Dec. 13-19: Paul Newman’s horny, Dustin Hoffman’s named Vito, Hanukkah Harry has socks – 8 pair!, Robin Williams is a robot, Stuart Little saves his family, Buffy gets quiet, Viggo Mortensen hits the road, and Chris picks a billion-dollar blue hill to die on. All that and more this week on Thirty Twenty Ten, your weekly look back on the week that was 30, 20, and 10 years ago.

Dec 6, 2019

Dec. 6-Dec. 12: Peter Jackson gets dirty with puppets, Morgan Freeman is finally Nelson Mandela, a bad sequel, Nicolas Cage has a port of call, Santa’s prepped for landing, Disney ends an animation era (brilliantly), Ninja Warrior does America, Harry Truman Doris Day Red China Johnny Ray South Pacific Walter Winchell Joe DiMaggio, and would you pay to have sex with Rob Schneider? All that and more this week on Thirty Twenty Ten, your weekly look back on the week that was 30, 20, and 10 years ago.

Nov 30, 2019

Nov. 29-Dec. 5: Sisqo discusses underwear, Norm has a special guest, Hank Azaria spends Tuesdays with Morrie, Patrick Stewart says bah humbug, two modern war movies worth watching, Monk says goodbye, and two modern classics go inside Christmas and John Malkovich respectively. All that and more this week on Thirty Twenty Ten, your weekly look back on the week that was 30, 20, and 10 years ago.

Nov 23, 2019

Sally Field is Southern steel, Beck defies sex laws, Hover Boards get banned, Toby Maguire rides, Arnold dies at the end, George Costanza is Larry David is George Costanza, David Cross makes poor decisions, bonding with Emperor Zurg, and the most important stupid show of all time. All that and more this week on Thirty Twenty Ten, your weekly look back on the week that was 30, 20, and 10 years ago.

Nov 15, 2019

Eddie Murphy and Richard Pryor together at last, Disney goes under the sea, dogs go to heaven, Lisa Stansfield can’t find her baby, Christopher Walken can’t find his head, Christmas comes for James Bond, Liev Schreiber makes Citizen Kane, Mo’Nique throws a ham hock, Sandra Bullock throws a football, and Twilight becomes a saga. All that and more this week on Thirty Twenty Ten, your weekly look back on the week that was 30, 20, and 10 years ago.

Nov 9, 2019

Communism starts falling apart by accident, Phil Hartman gets fiber, Fiona Apple is bad at brevity, Milla Jovovich and Kevin Smith get religious, Susan Sarandon is an embarrassing mom, the first lady visits Sesame Street, and “Dad” has more plots than a cemetery.

Nov 3, 2019

Blackadder fights the great war, Chris O’Donnell remakes Buster Keaton, Woody Allen looks at crime, Will and Grace have bra issues, Ron and Tammy 2 get crazy, George Clooney stares at goats, yet another Christmas Carol, and Christopher Nolan begins.

Oct 25, 2019

Oct. 25-31: A shocking serial killer, wackée Jackée, Lou Diamond fights bats, Melanie Griffith goes crazy, a semi-demi-presidential anniversary, animated French cowboys, designing blackface, Jemaine Clement and Matt Berry are the same person, and what is a trickbaby? All that and more this week on Thirty Twenty Ten, your weekly look back on the week that was 30, 20, and 10 years ago.

Oct 18, 2019

Oct. 18-24: Matt Dillon goes to the pharmacy, Nicolas Cage teams with Scorsese, Matthew Perry isn’t gay, Hilary Swank and Willem Dafoe are very hard to watch, Chris Rock makes a documentary, Not Harry Potter goes to the circus, Norm MacDonald negs SNL, and it’s big wheel of cheese day! All that and more this week on Thirty Twenty Ten, your weekly look back on the week that was 30, 20, and 10 years ago.

Oct 11, 2019

Oct. 11-17: The World Series is interrupted, Kirstie Alley knows who’s talking, Helen Mirren gets X-rated, Michael Myers gets revenge, the Bridges boys play piano, David Lynch makes a Disney movie, an actual good film version of a kids’ book, Heath Ledger’s final bow, and activity gets paranormal. All that and more this week on Thirty Twenty Ten, your weekly look back on the week that was 30, 20, and 10 years ago.

Oct 3, 2019

Oct. 4-10: Kenneth Branagh is unto the breach, Rick Moranis is an SNL god, Bandstand has no beat and you can’t dance to it, The Limey goes postal, Angel takes the case, The Punisher uses his superpower - guns, Vince Vaughn retreats, Dolly goes blue, a house-hunting empire is born, Monty Python’s down a man, and Superstah! All that and more this week on Thirty Twenty Ten, your weekly look back on the week that was 30, 20, and 10 years ago.

Sep 26, 2019

Sept. 27-Oct. 3: Bruce Willis is back from 'Nam, Liz Taylor's on TV, Prince of Persia sneaks out, Garth Brooks has an alter ego, we three kings be stealing the gold, American Beauty reaches people - or does it?, Letterman comes clean, Ricky Gervais invents lying, and Woody Harrelson seeks Twinkies. All that and more this week on Thirty Twenty Ten, your weekly look back on the week that was 30, 20, and 10 years ago.

Sep 22, 2019

Sept. 20-26: James Spader has a video camera, Michael Douglas goes to Japan, Baywatch slow-mo runs onto TVs, kids say TGIF, Ashley Judd's in prison, family sit-coms get modern, good wives vs. cougars, and TV gets freaky and geeky in the West Wing, plus a Shaun of the Dead prequel, and special guests from There Are Their Stories come on to discuss Mariska Hargitay's perfect hair. All that and more this week on Thirty Twenty Ten, your weekly look back on the week that was 30, 20, and 10 years ago.

Sep 20, 2019

Sept. 13-19: Al Pacino's back, a doctor named Doogie, Costner strikes out, an attempted Vonnegut adaptation, behind the scenes with Jon Cryer and Jay Mohr, Megan Fox is a femme fatale, Matt Damon's a dweeb, Archer starts his spy game, classes begin for the Greendale Human Beings and it's raining meatballs, hallelujah.

Sep 17, 2019

Sept. 6-12: Jean-Claude kickboxes, randos fight gladiators, there's an actually good animated movie spinoff, the New Kids are rough, Diana Ross gets handsy, vampires keep diaries, Tyler Perry breaks bad all by himself, Kevin Bacon goes under, Aerosmith live it up while going down and IT'S THINKING. All that and more this week on Thirty Twenty Ten, your weekly look back on the week that was 30, 20, and 10 years ago.

Sep 15, 2019

Aug. 29-Sept. 5: Nick's first show is gone, Motley Crue feels good, Paula Abdul makes a video too hot for TV, Earl has to die, Cuba Gooding Jr. freezes out Oscar, Tony Hawk takes flight, Disney begins buying everything, Gerard Butler gets played, and one of the worst movies ever. All that and more this week on Thirty Twenty Ten, your weekly look back on the week that was 30, 20, and 10 years ago.

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