Blog, Saturday Recap — October 25, 2014 1:21 pm

Saturday Morning Recap: Vol. 30

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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:

Linz always gets Bump in the Night and Mr. Bogus mixed up. So we’ll focus on Bump in the Night this week in an attempt to get them separated in her head.


The trailer for Avengers: Age of Ultron was posted this week. All we have to say: James Spader. YES.


Back to The Future is getting some live orchestra accompaniment for its 30th anniversary re-release. Awwwwww yeah.



Archie Comics are coming to television with Riverdale TV series. Didn’t Archie die? Or did that not happen yet? Or did I just spoil everything ever? Welcome to the Internet.

Here’s a sneak peek of the new Mortal Kombat digital series. LOLZ JOKEZ. But that series is real.


Goodfellas actor files $250m lawsuit against The Simpsons for using his likeness, which is hilarious on so many levels.

Web Series:

Guy From That Show
(aka Ross Hull) released a new episode this week, sure to please any fans of Are You Afraid of the Dark? who have wondered what Gary is up to these days.

In Case You Missed It:


Linz started out the week by delving into her Canadian-ness for an expose on Canada’s ICON computer.


We also launched our Podcast this week!  On Thursday, we interviewed Ross Hull, who played Gary on Are You Afraid of the Dark?. He has a series based on Are You Afraid of the Dark? that you should check out, too! Be sure to listen to the podcast for all of the details!



As always, check out Rediscover the 80s Weekly Links for more retro awesomeness!



Gerard Parkes, possibly best known for his role as Doc on Fraggle Rock, passed away at the age of 90 on Sunday, October 19.

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