Blog, Saturday Recap — April 4, 2015 10:55 am

Saturday Morning Recap: Vol. 53

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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:

When it really comes down to it, can you go wrong with He-Man and the Masters of the Universe? We didn’t think so.

Movies:

Moar Terminator Genisys footage. Good, bad, doesn’t matter, Linz is still going opening day.

And there’s also a new Jurassic World TV spot. Yussssss.

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Adam West and Burt Ward to reprise roles as Batman and Robin for 50th anniversary film.

Television:

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Fargo Elects Bruce Campbell to Play Ronald Reagan in Season 2. We don’t even know what that sentence means but we’re all for it!

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Bob Barker returns to The Price Is Right.

Technology:

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Yeah, this is pretty awesome. Google’s April Fools’ Day prank turns maps into Pac-Man games.

Music:

If #XFiles2015 isn’t providing enough David Duchovny for you, fear not– he’s releasing an album?

In Case You Missed It:

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Linz was excited to finally solve a mystery that has plagued her for decades: a silent Canadian cable station in the 80s that just showed story book pictures drawn on the screen? It existed. And it was called Genesis StoryTime.

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Lee had some fun with April Fool’s Day, announcing our adoption of the JPEG2000 format

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…as we enjoyed a lunch at Taco Bell: the only restaurant that survived the Franchise Wars.

Elsewhere…:

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As always, be sure you head over to the Rediscover the 80s Weekly Links for more retro news!

R.I.P.:

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John Lennon’s Ex-Wife Cynthia Lennon passed away at the age of 75.

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