Blog, Saturday Recap — July 4, 2015 11:45 am

Saturday Morning Recap: Vol. 66

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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:

This seems appropriate given that this week we saw a Super PlayTendo! Details… below!

Movies:

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Of course, Linz checked out Terminator Genisys. Mini-review: It’s like Terminator and T2 mashed together on an alternate timeline. Lots of Arnold, lots of action. Will you hate it? Maybe, but surprisingly Linz was into it.

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Paul Thomas Anderson to Write Robert Downey Jr.’s Pinocchio. Let’s hope Drew Carey gets asked back.

The trailer for Creed was released.

TV:

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We got to see our first look at Bruce Campbell in Ash vs Evil Dead.

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Sesame Street losing Maria after 44 years.

Video Games:

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Fan discovers rare Nintendo PlayStation console!

Take Our Money:

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There is a Mossman Chia Pet. I repeat: THERE IS A MOSSMAN CHIA PET.

In Case You Missed It:

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Linz looked back on her favorite Commodore 64 game, Speed Racer (and it has nothing to do with the anime).

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Lee’s Back to the Future obsession led him to examine the franchise in a series called Jumpin Jigowatts. This week, he uncovers The Burger Situation.

Elsewhere:

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Rediscover the 80s posted a new episode of their podcast, this one focused on Knight Rider.

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Branded in the 80s wrote about Pee Wee Herman in Muppet Magazine.

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The How Did This Get Made podcast examined Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles II: The Secret of the Ooze and it was amazing.

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