The '80s: The Decade That Made Us is the defining biography of a decade, as told through exclusive interviews with more than 40 icons, entertainers and innovators who shaped its identity.
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David Sirota ...
 Himself - Writer and Journalist (5 episodes, 2013)
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 Himself - NBC News Anchor: 1982-2004 (6 episodes, 2013)
Jay Winik ...
 Himself - Historian (5 episodes, 2013)
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 Himself - The New York Times (4 episodes, 2013)
John Powers ...
 Himself - Vogue (4 episodes, 2013)
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James Meigs ...
 Himself - Popular Mechanics (4 episodes, 2013)
Gil Troy ...
 Himself - Historian (3 episodes, 2013)
Owen Gleiberman ...
 Himself - Entertainment Weekly (3 episodes, 2013)
Zanny Minton Beddoes ...
 Herself - The Economist (3 episodes, 2013)
David Colton ...
 Himself - USA Today (3 episodes, 2013)
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 Himself - Co-Founder: Apple (3 episodes, 2013)
Seth Porges ...
 Himself - Science and Technology Writer (3 episodes, 2013)
Ken Tucker ...
 Himself - Entertainment Weekly (3 episodes, 2013)
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Jessica Shaw ...
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James Hohmann ...
 Himself - Reporter: Politico (3 episodes, 2013)
Allen Rosenshine ...
 Himself - CEO: BBDO Ad Agency - 1985-2004 (3 episodes, 2013)
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 Himself - Host: CNBC's Mad Money (3 episodes, 2013)
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 Himself - Founder: CNN (2 episodes, 2013)
Nina Blackwood ...
 Herself - MTV VJ: 1981-1986 (3 episodes, 2013)
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 Himself - Film Critic (2 episodes, 2013)
Richard Perle ...
 Himself - Assistant Secretary of Defense: 1981-1987 (2 episodes, 2013)
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 Himself - Team Captain (1 episode, 2013)
Jim Craig ...
 Himself - Goaltender (1 episode, 2013)
David Adelberg ...
 Himself - Surgical Intern: 1981 (1 episode, 2013)
Skipp Townsend ...
 Himself - Former Crack Dealer (1 episode, 2013)
Ben Aaron ...
 Himself - Surgeon (1 episode, 2013)
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Al Michaels ...
 Himself - Sports Commentator (1 episode, 2013)
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 Himself - U.S. Secretary of State: 1982-1989 (2 episodes, 2013)
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The '80s: The Decade That Made Us is the defining biography of a decade, as told through exclusive interviews with more than 40 icons, entertainers and innovators who shaped its identity.

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Anos 80: A Década Que Nos Criou  »

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A time capsule that will uplift your soul
14 May 2013 | by (Netherlands) – See all my reviews

Ahhh those where the days.

Im very pleased with this miniseries. The creators really took their time to explore a decade in all of it's funky facets.

you will see people commenting who actually lived and worked in the 80's and not the sorry(&^%$)stars of today which is like a fresh breathe of air in the midst of Tokyo.

The 80's energy explodes from your screen and by watching this series Americans and all that joined the western ideas and lifestyle will see a blueprint of what could be our way out of the mess that we are in right now (2013)

This series does justice to the explosion of creativity that is the 1980's

My feeling after watching two episodes... let's deal with some nasty stuff first and than join me and my friends in another energy burst like back then ! this show proves it can be done!!


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