Blog, Saturday Recap — July 29, 2017 9:04 am

Saturday Morning Recap: Vol. 143

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Remember when Saturday mornings were worth getting up for? While we can’t provide a four-hour block of programming, here’s some retro news you may have missed (or simply want to revisit) from the past week.

Saturday Morning Programming:

We can’t think of anything more appetizing than ice cream soup!


Netflix Orders Matt Groening Animated Comedy ‘Disenchantment’, described as an adult fantasy about a crumbling medieval kingdom known as Dreamland.

ESPN Films’ Ric Flair 30 for 30 “Nature Boy” Premieres November 7.

The X-Men-related TV show, The Gifted, premieres October 2 on FOX.

Fine Art:

MS Paint almost died, but then it was gloriously saved. Perhaps Winamp will see a similar fate one day.


File under things we need: Get a first look at Fright-Rags’ new E.T. collection.


Jones Soda & Sega Team Up To Bring Sonic Mania Branded Drinks!

In Case You Missed It:

We took a look back at the Pop Shoppe (and indulged in a couple Pop Shoppe adult beverages)!

We’re happy to be judging the RetroDaze Fifth Annual Article Writing Contest! Deadline is August 25, so make sure you head on over to RetroDaze and enter!


Rediscover the 80s brings us some important medical information: Jolt Cola Won’t Cause “Double The Cavities” Says Dentist In 1987 News Story

ISeeRobots has some pretty sweet swag available!

The Impulsive Buy takes a look back at a very important snack: Planters Cheez Balls!

Allison takes a look at some talking dolls (including some Teddy Ruxpin nightmare fuel;)) over on The Retroist!


John Heard, actor who played ‘Home Alone’ dad, passed away at the age of 71.

June Foray, Voice of ‘Bullwinkle Show’s’ Natasha and Rocky, passed away at the age of 99.

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