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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 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)
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 R.T. Howard (13 episodes, 2002)
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 Owen (7 episodes, 2002)

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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

Spin off of That 70's Show. 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

June Tuesday: So, why don't you tell your brother that's why I don't like hangin' out in his perfect little world. How's a person supposed to sleep when people aren't screaming at each other?
Katie Howard: Well, you should've been around when my parents were still together. They fought constantly. My mother's a control freak and my dad screws around.
Patty: Yeah, I think I slept with him.
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Referenced in Family Guy: North by North Quahog (2005) See more »

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Video killed the radio star, please Fox kill this show
26 February 2002 | by See all my reviews

This show is horrible. I was looking forward to watching this show because I loved 80's TV but I can't believe how bad they messed this one up. The problem with the show is they are making fun of the 80's, that's not the way to go. They should have watched a few episodes of square pegs or something because they are not even on target. jokes = not funny, cast = not funny, show = not funny.

If you want to watch 80's comedy, do yourself a favor and watch reruns on Tvland.


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