The episode explores the impact of MTV rock video violence on the youth of the early 1980s. Excerpts from the music videos of Michael Jackson, Duran Duran, KISS, Kansas, Billy Idol, Def ... See full summary »

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Mary Hart ... Self - Host
Simon Le Bon ... Self
Tommy Lynch Tommy Lynch ... Self
John Mellencamp ... Self
Dominic Orlando Dominic Orlando ... Self
Thomas Radecki Thomas Radecki ... Self (as Dr. Thomas Radecki)
Gene Simmons ... Self
Paul Stanley ... Self
Julien Temple ... Self
Dixie Whatley ... Hostess
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The episode explores the impact of MTV rock video violence on the youth of the early 1980s. Excerpts from the music videos of Michael Jackson, Duran Duran, KISS, Kansas, Billy Idol, Def Lepard, Pat Benatar and the Rolling Stones are shown. Dr. Thomas Radecki of the National Coalition on TV Violence is interviewed accusing the fledgling rock video business of excessive violence. Night Tracks producer Tom Lynch weighs in on the effects of the video violence controversy. Recording artists John Cougar Mellancamp, Gene Simmons and Paul Stanley of KISS, along with directors Dominic Orlando and Julien Temple, provide a defense of their work. The episode's conclusion is that the controversy will continue to grow. Written by Anonymous

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