Blog, Saturday Recap — October 4, 2014 9:36 am

Saturday Morning Recap: Vol. 27

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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:

While the era of Saturday Morning Cartoons officially ended last weekend on our TV sets, we here at Pop Rewind are dedicated to taking you back. Check back in every Saturday for a cartoon and the latest retro news! Today we’re delving back into the origins of Darkwing Duck!

Award-Winning Website?:


In Pop Rewind website news, we were named DreamHost’s Site of the Month (DHSOTM) in their September 2014 Newsletter! Thanks DreamHost!


It’s (potentially) Tetris: the movie, which is not one of the cool Tetris documentaries, but an actual feature film. W. T. F.? Well, there was a Rubik Cube cartoon series, so anything is possible.

Movies That Are Back in TV Form:


How timely! Fox Buys ‘Big’ TV Show Remake From ‘Enlisted’ Team. Well, that’s random!

Music on the Big Screen:

Michael Jackson’s ‘Thriller’ video going 3-D in 2015! Although, we are partial to Dr. Love’s cover.

Video Games:


Mega Rayquaza Revealed For Omega Ruby, Alpha Sapphire. Okay, we get that maybe Pokemon doesn’t exactly fall in line with our general audience’s nostalgia, but goddamn if Linz doesn’t lose her shit and play the hell out of these games. Fun fact: she bought a special DS thumb stylus for maximum playability. Awwwwwwww yis.

Dance Competitions:

Shit just got real. Alfonso Ribeiro Confirms He’s Doing ‘The Carlton’ This Week On Dancing With The Stars. What. Yes. WHAT.

In Case You Missed It:


Linz reflected on her Ren & Stimpy obsession to bring you 7 Things You Didn’t Know About Ren & Stimpy.


We then took a look back at some of Pop Rewind’s greatest hits in our Best of Pop Rewind (Fall 2014 Edition)!

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