Blog, Saturday Recap — June 13, 2015 10:46 am

Saturday Morning Recap: Vol. 63

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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:

Ch-ch-ch-chip ‘N Dale RESCUE RANGERS!

Un-Discontinued Beverages:

First Sharkleberry Fin (and friends), then Surge, soon Clearly Canadian, and now Crystal Pepsi? Someone has been getting our letters! Can Ecto-Cooler be far behind?

Television:

The Reboot reboot is rebooting! There will be 26 episodes. No word on a release date yet.

The Powerpuff Girls are getting a reboot! But, the original voice actors were not asked to reprise their roles and are a little ticked.

Video Games:

The Mega Man Legacy Collection. The collection will consist of the first six titles in the Mega Man series PS4, Xbox One, and PC this summer, with a release on Nintendo’s 3DS this winter.

Movies:

Jurassic World? More like Jurassic Cookie!

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“Ghostbusters, what do you want?”

Chris Hemsworth Joins the Cast of Female-Led Ghostbusters. Is he the Thor one or the Hunger Games one? I can’t keep up.

Cosmetics?:

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Sephora is coming out with a line of Jem and the Holograms cosmetics. In related news, Linz needs to remortgage her house…

In Case You Missed It:

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Lee found a little Canadian game show gem he hadn’t watched before and brought us It Came From Canada: Bumper Stumpers, SRSLY?!

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Then Linz wrote about 7 Even More Unlikely Celebrities in Video Game Commercials. Vin Diesel for Atari Jaguar? Whoa.

Elsewhere…:

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Rediscover the 80s’ Weekly Links provides even more retro news you didn’t know you needed in your life!

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New Cult Film Club podcast went up this week! This episode focuses on Ping Pong Summer.

R.I.P.:

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WWE Hall of Famer Virgil Runnels, a.k.a “The American Dream” Dusty Rhodes, passed away on June 11, 2015 at the age of 69.

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Christopher Lee passed away June 7, 2015 at the age of 93.

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