This week we visit one of the most beloved families of 80s TV, the Keaton clan.
Tune in to hear more about the only sitcom in network history in which someone gets laid after attending a lecture on conservative fiscal policy! Reminisce about heads stuck in bannisters and watch a future Oscar winner tie one on at a PBS affiliate! Discover how many Family Ties stars later formed not-very-famous bands and which Keaton sought therapy on what appeared to be the set of Charlie Rose!
Episodes We Watched:
S 1 Ep 4 "Summer of ‘82"
S2 Ep 14 "Say Uncle"
S3 Ep 11 “Don’t Kiss Me, I’m Only the Messenger”
S 4 Ep 1 and 2 “The Real Thing, Parts One and Two”
S 5 Ep 22 "A, My Name is Alex (part one)"
Bootjack and Bonz (Brian Bonsall's band)
In this episode we look at one of the most successful primetime soaps of the 80s, in which a secretary can marry a billionaire, long-lost daughters turn up nearly every week, and Moldavian freedom fighters can really ruin a celebration.
Is Blake Carrington about to choke a ... lady?
Listen in to learn how many last names Joan Collins's character had, why Rock Hudson's guest starring stint on the show was so controversial, and what drove William Faulkner out of Hollywood.
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Thanks as ever to Minden for our theme music.