Blog, Saturday Recap — October 11, 2014 10:43 am

Saturday Morning Recap: Vol. 28

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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:

Who’s up for some feline cartoons this morning? Perhaps something a little more energetic than Garfield? Here’s some Eek! The Cat!

Awards:

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Steve Martin To Receive AFI Life Achievement Award! Martin will be honored with the 43rd Life Achievement Award on June 4, 2015 at a gala tribute in Los Angeles, and the tribute special will air on TNT and TCM in June 2015. So… hope you’re patient.

Television:

Earlier this week, Twitter blew up because It’s Official: Twin Peaks Will Return!… in 2016. Be patient!

Remember that PC game MYST? Well, it’s going to be turned into a TV show, because… reasons?.

Yup, More Ghostbusters 3 Rumors!:

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We guess it’s official-ish? Paul Feig is onboard for a female Ghostbusters 3 movie!

Pizza and Books, Together At Last… Again:

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To celebrate the 30th birthday of BOOK IT!, Pizza Hut is launching an Alumni Program for all previous participants! BOOK IT! is on a quest to find and engage alumni from around the world, so sign-up today to receive a nostalgic favorite from your BOOK IT! days, a free one-topping Personal Pan Pizza for carryout only when redeemed online at participating Pizza Hut restaurants.

Questionable Nostalgia:

While it isn’t 80s and 90s nostalgia, I’m sure many of you spent way too much time on the ol’ Homestar Runner site back in the day. Looks like the Brothers Chap are back with a new short!

In Case You Missed It:

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We’ve been quiet this week, which may or may not have anything to do with every episode of Are You Afraid of the Dark making its way onto YouTube. You know how it is.

Elsewhere:

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As always, be sure to check Rediscover the 80s’ Weekly Links!

R.I.P.:

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Paul Revere, ’60s rocker and leader of the Raiders, passed away at the age of 76 on Saturday, October 4.

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Jan Hooks, of SNL fame, passed away on Thursday at the age of 57.

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