Author: Matt Parker

The Truth About What Happened To The Minipops

The Truth About What Happened To The Minipops

At five years old and two-and-a-half years old respectively, me and my sister loved watching ‘Minipops’ on TV. We also had the ‘We're The Minipops’ al ...
6 Totally Glamorous Reasons We Loved Watching Jem

6 Totally Glamorous Reasons We Loved Watching Jem

As a (male) kid growing up, most of the TV shows that were ‘aimed at girls’ were of little or no interest to me. Watching Care Bears or My Little Pony ...
The 12 Absolutely Smegging Best Episodes Of Red Dwarf

The 12 Absolutely Smegging Best Episodes Of Red Dwarf

What if I tell you that it’s cold outside and there’s no kind of atmosphere, and that I’m all alone, more or less? Or that I want to lie, shipwrecked ...
8 Reasons Christopher Reeve Will Always Be Our Superman

8 Reasons Christopher Reeve Will Always Be Our Superman

Christopher D'Olier Reeve (September 25 1952 to October 10 2004) was an American actor, film director, producer, screenwriter, author, activist and fo ...
On The 30th Anniversary Of Its Release, Here Are 10 Amazing RoboCop Facts

On The 30th Anniversary Of Its Release, Here Are 10 Amazing RoboCop Facts

“You Have 20 Seconds To Comply!” (In case you didn't already realise) RoboCop is an American cyberpunk action film directed by Paul Verhoeven and s ...
David ‘The Hoff’ Hasselhoff’s 6 Greatest Achievements

David ‘The Hoff’ Hasselhoff’s 6 Greatest Achievements

To celebrate David ‘The Hoff’ Hasselhoff turning 65 years old today, we have decided to look back at his 6 greatest achievements: 1) He Performed a ...
How Much Do You Remember About ‘Choose Your Own Adventure’ Books?

How Much Do You Remember About ‘Choose Your Own Adventure’ Books?

BEWARE AND WARNING! This web page is different from other web pages. You and YOU ALONE are in charge of what happens in this story. There are dange ...
The 10 Best Filthy But Brilliant Full Metal Jacket Quotes

The 10 Best Filthy But Brilliant Full Metal Jacket Quotes

WARNING: This Post Contains Very Bad Language! Full Metal Jacket is a classic war movie directed by the late, great Stanley Kubrick. It was release ...
Celebrate Harrison Ford’s 75th Birthday By Looking Back At His 8 Greatest Roles

Celebrate Harrison Ford’s 75th Birthday By Looking Back At His 8 Greatest Roles

Harrison Ford isn’t known for his love of being in the public eye... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0f1mSfF1D0w What he is known for is some of ...
The Episode Of ‘The Fresh Prince Of Bel-Air’ That Will Make You Cry

The Episode Of ‘The Fresh Prince Of Bel-Air’ That Will Make You Cry

It goes without saying that TV sitcoms should make you happy, and make you laugh. But how often has a TV sitcom made you cry? A couple of sitcom’s fin ...
Amazing Portable Computer Games From The 1980’s

Amazing Portable Computer Games From The 1980’s

Back when we'd spend an hour and a half each and every weekday on the school playground, there was always the ‘cool kid’. This ‘cool kid’ would always ...
Why Interceptor Is The Best TV Game Show Of All Time

Why Interceptor Is The Best TV Game Show Of All Time

"I LIKE IT!" If you ever watched Interceptor then it’s unlikely you’ve forgotten it. You’ll remember two contestants, out in the field and racing ...
Do You Remember How To View These Magic Eye Pictures?

Do You Remember How To View These Magic Eye Pictures?

We all remember doing it years ago. Staring at a page of colorful patterns, moving the page around, focussing and un-focussing our eyes. Some of us we ...
How Many Of The 18 Original M.A.S.K. Toys Did You Own?

How Many Of The 18 Original M.A.S.K. Toys Did You Own?

They don’t make toys like this anymore. Not with this level of imagination, quality design and attention to detail. We won’t go into the history of th ...
Celebrate Tom Cruise’s 55th Birthday By Looking Back At His 10 Best Films

Celebrate Tom Cruise’s 55th Birthday By Looking Back At His 10 Best Films

‘Happy Birthday to you, Happy Birthday to you, Happy Birthday dear Thomas Cruise Mapother IV, Happy Birthday to you’. Today Tom turns 55, but w ...
Torvill And Dean’s Performance At The 1984 Winter Olympics Will Still Give You Goosebumps

Torvill And Dean’s Performance At The 1984 Winter Olympics Will Still Give You Goosebumps

Growing up we’ve been lucky to experience some fantastic and intense British sporting moments. We witnessed England’s football team be on the receivin ...
“I HAVE THE POWER!”: 10 Reasons We Loved He-Man And The Masters Of The Universe

“I HAVE THE POWER!”: 10 Reasons We Loved He-Man And The Masters Of The Universe

When I was 5 years old there was only one cartoon character that mattered. And he had the biggest muscles you'll see this side of a Mr Universe compet ...
18 Classic Films That Are Now 30 Years Old!

18 Classic Films That Are Now 30 Years Old!

Time is flying fast for those of us who grew up during the 80’s. And one surefire way of establishing how old you're getting is to look at the age of ...
14 Fantastic Smash Hits Covers That Will Take You Right Back To Your Youth

14 Fantastic Smash Hits Covers That Will Take You Right Back To Your Youth

For many of us who grew up in the 80’s and early 90’s, Smash Hits was an integral part of our youth. Smash Hits was a pop music magazine, aimed at tee ...
‘Don’t It Make You Feel Good’ To See This Music Video Again?

‘Don’t It Make You Feel Good’ To See This Music Video Again?

Most of us who grew up in the ‘80’s will remember the glut of pop music that came from the mouths of actors who starred in popular Australian soap Nei ...
Is This The Scariest Children’s TV Episode Of All Time?

Is This The Scariest Children’s TV Episode Of All Time?

It’s inevitable that when you’re a child, you’ll get scared. Whether it’s your older brother throwing a spider in your face, or your dad forcing you t ...
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