That '80s Show (2002– )

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That '80s Show is a half-hour ensemble comedy focusing on a group of twenty-somethings finding their way through the '80s in San Diego.

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Series cast summary:
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 Corey Howard (13 episodes, 2002)
Tinsley Grimes ...
 Katie Howard (13 episodes, 2002)
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 June Tuesday (13 episodes, 2002)
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 Roger (13 episodes, 2002)
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 Sophia (13 episodes, 2002)
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 Margaret (13 episodes, 2002)
Geoff Pierson ...
 R.T. Howard (13 episodes, 2002)
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 Owen (7 episodes, 2002)
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Storyline

The date is 1984. The location is San Diego, just one hour outside of the big dream we call Los Angeles. Corey and Katie live with their Dad RT and Corey's friend Roger. Corey is a creative soul who is trying to make it in the music world in a decade that only appreciates financial success. Although his father, RT, is a successful professional who is about to strike gold with his Gut Whacker and ride the '80s fitness marketing craze wave, Corey finds it difficult to get in the game. On the other hand, Corey's friend Roger idolizes Ronald Reagan and listens to motivation tapes while trying to find his way into corporate America. The household is rounded out by Corey's younger sister Katie, a chip off the old block whose sweetness and naiveté make her the perfect go between for her father and brother. At Club Piranha, a local gathering place, Sophia is in control. Sophia, Corey's ex, is a beautiful, "grab all that I can" kind of girl who doesn't like to limit her choices. Sophia breaks ... Written by Ben Thede

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Hair was never bigger. Shoulders were never wider. And life was never more fun.

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23 January 2002 (USA)  »

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Trivia

Part of Brittany Daniel's audition included a guest spot on That '70s Show (1998). The episode in which she guest-starred aired the night before this show debuted. See more »

Goofs

One of the customers at Permanent Record asks for Starship. The show is set in 1984 when the band was still known as Jefferson Starship. See more »

Quotes

[Corey is shaving, Katie walks in]
Katie Howard: I'll take that!
[Katie takes Corey's razor]
Corey Howard: What are you doing?
Katie Howard: I'm throwing it out because it's plastic, and non-biodegradable.
Corey Howard: Well,
[Corey holds up Katie's razor]
Corey Howard: why aren't you throwing out your razor?
Katie Howard: Because I'm an environmentalist.
[Katie takes her razor]
[...]
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Spun-off from That '70s Show (1998) See more »

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Terrible Show!
14 February 2002 | by (Lake Worth, FL) – See all my reviews

I am a child of the 1980s. I was 7 years old in 1980 and 16 in 1989. This show is terrible. All it does is try to find humor in mocking every fad and fashion of the 1980s. If That 70's Show relied on this, it would have been off the air quickly.

Let me explain... That 70's Show uses the 1970s as a backdrop for a sitcom about people. The oddities of the 1970s are secondary to the story line. (Much like Happy Days was with the 1950s.)

That 80's Show uses the 1980s as it main focus of humor by making fun of everything. And unfortunately, they don't do that funny either. Seeing people sing along to Pat Benatar, talk about having a cell phone, and wearing zebra pants is funny? After the first episode, I said to my wife, "Well, it won't be long until they have a scene where the people are singing alone to Dexy's Midnight Runners." And guess what, I was proved right by week #4 where three of the main characters drive in a car and sing along to "Come On Eileen".

FOX should be ashamed of itself if it leaves this crap on the air. It is amazing that this piece of junk will probably survive, yet FOX will probably cancel a great and funny show called "Undeclared". But then again, we've learned many times that network executives don't know anything about funny and good shows.

By the way, does That 80's Show have the most loud and obnoxious laugh track you've ever heard?


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