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Subject: Children of the 90s part 2/More movies, shows, and games you forget about

Written By: jwsisliving1 on 05/10/05 at 6:15 pm

It's been awhile since I posted or read anything on this board. I don't if anyone remembers it, but I was afraid I probably offended some people or even made a few enemies with my last post, a few months ago. Don't know for sure, was too scared to read any of the responses.

The past is the past though, and to make up for my dramatic exit and disappearance, I've decided to come out with part 2 of a list that everybody on this board seems to love. I remember participating in this threads months ago, and it's still near the top on the first page of the 90s board.

So from this 83er comes The Ultimate 90s List Continued:

Copy & Paste or Bold what you remember. And add anything on that hasn't already been mentioned. It would be great to turn this into another long thread.

Dream On (1990-96): Cult adult comedy about dreamer Martin Tupper, whose life is full of colourful characters. Divorced and living with his growing teenage son, still friends with his ex-wife, and constantly looking for dates, but without a clue how to relate to women. Working as a book editor, with a ditsy, headstrong secretary, who cramps his style as often as helping him. The series is crammed full of hundreds of clips from all manner of old films, used as metaphors for Martin's reactions (hence the title); and it is renowned for its use of sexual references, plus, in its early seasons, occasional swearing and numerous scenes of nudity.

Quantum Leap (1989-93):
Doctor Sam Beckett led a group of top scientists into the desert to research his theory that a man could time travel within his own lifetime. Unfortunately, in order to save his funding, he was forced to enter the accelerator prematurely and vanished. He then found himself in someone else's body with partial amnesia. His only contact from home is Al, a holographic image only he can see and hear. Setting right things which once went wrong, Sam leaps from life to life, hoping each time that this is the final leap home.

Out Of This World(1987-91)
:The series revolves around Evie Garland, who is the daughter of Troy and Donna Garland. Troy, however, is an alien from the planet Anterias. As a benefit of her half-alien parentage, Evie develops three powers as the series progresses. She can pause and un-pause time, "gleep" objects into existence, and can transport herself from one place to another. Troy is living on Anterias and is never seen, but Evie talks to him via a crystal cube. Evie is thirteen at the beginning of the series and lives with her mother in Marlowe, California. Visitors to the Garland home include Donna's brother Beano; the mayor Kyle Applegate, a former actor; Lindsey, Evie's best friend; Chris, Evie's boyfriend; and Buzz, who tends to take things literally. Episodes usually revolve around Evie getting herself out of a situation that she has caused.

Bye Bye Love(1995):
This film about is about three divorced men and their relationships with their ex-wives, their children, and new women in their lives. Donny (Paul Reiser) still carries a torch for his ex, and has trouble relating to his teenage daughter, Emma. Dave (Matthew Modine) can't make a commitment. Vic (Randy Quaid) carries a lot of anger toward his ex, and winds up with the blind date from hell. Needling all of them is a blathering radio psychologist dispensing his advice on the subject of divorce.

Just the Ten Of Us(1988-90):Coach Graham Lubbock, introduced on "Growing Pains," decides to move his large family out to California when his wife becomes pregnant with their eighth child. The Coach takes a job at the Catholic school where his five daughters and one son are enrolled. The oldest daughter, Marie, wants to become a nun; Wendy and Cindy are the exact opposite, and enjoy much attention from the boys at school; Connie is an intellectual idealist; J.R. is the lone boy (aside from one of the babies) in the group of girls; he and Sherry are the most mischievous of the group. Eventually, the four oldest girls form a singing group, with Wendy and Cindy's personalities often showing in their performances, even through Connie and Marie.

All I Want For Christmas(1991):"All I Want For Christmas" is a comedy about two New York City children who launch a hilarious scheme to get what they most want this holiday season. Ethan, a practical older brother, and adorable Hallie, who knows how to charm her way out of a difficult situation, are intent on spending Christmas with their parents, Catherine and Micheal, and grandmother Lillian. As Ethan and Hallie embark on their adventure, almost nothing goes exactly as they planned. Complicating things is a smarmy businessman named Toney Boer, who has taken an interest in Catherine. Ethan, meanwhile, is preoccupied with not only his parents' romantic dilemma, but also his own - one brought about by his new friendship with Stephanie, his first teenage crush. What evolves is an elaborate scheme involving mice, telephone calls and an ice-cream truck, as Ethan and Hallie try to achieve their goal with the help of Stephanie. The duo's primary obstacle is their mother's fiance, Tony. The children finally succeed with a little Christmas magic from Santa Claus.

Dave's World (1993-97):Dave Barry (Harry Anderson), a Pulitzer prize winning columnist is dealing with his life in the suburbs together with his wife and two sons. Also starring in the series are Dave's amazingly stupid next door neighbours Eric and Mia and Dave's 2 close friends: Kenny and Shel (Designing Women's Meshach Taylor).

Featuring Kelly from Married With Children--->Don't Tell Mom the Babysitter's Dead(1991):Single Mother goes away for the summer. The kids are first delighted but then find that Mom has hired the sitter from hell to stay with them. When the sitter dies of a sudden coronary they deposit the body at a mortuary only to discover all their Summer expense money was in her purse. The kids must find a way to survive the summer without mom or her money. This means actual work!

Al Bundy himself starred in this movie---> Dutch(1991):Volunteering to drive his girl friend's son home for Thanksgiving to Chicago from his boarding school in Georgia, little does Dutch expect the picaresque adventures in store for him. When a blunt, down-to-earth construction worker takes to the road with an insufferable twelve-year-old snob (desperately insecure under the surface) who doesn't approve of him in the least, quite a bit must happen before they can reach their destination as friends-- or, for that matter, get home at all.

Also staring Al Bundy--->Little Giants(1994): Kevin O'Shea (Ed O' Neil) is an early retired Football Star, who now coaches a pee-wee league team. When Kevin excludes his niece, Becky O'Shea (dispite her being the best player), she convinces her dad Danny O'Shea (Rick Moranis) to coach a pee-wee team, and beat Kevin's team. Danny accepts in an attempt to show Urbainia that Kevin is not invincible, and that there is another O'Shea in town. Danny picks a team of players that have never been given a chance, and Danny no-longer wants to be Second Best.

Jack the Bear (1993):Danny De Vito is a professional clown, whose wife's death in a car accident has left him to care for his two young boys. Loving, but useless at the daily job of fathering, the onus falls on plucky Jack the Bear (Robert J. Steinmiller Jr.). De Vito's conscience, and a quantity of alcohol leads him to denounce a neo-fascist candidate on his children's TV programme - and also to the kidnapping of youngest son Dylan (Miko Hughes) by a disturbed neo-nazi supporter.

My Boyfriend's Back (1993):Johnny is a teenager like everyone else. He's in love with a beautiful girl named Missy, but he can't tell it to her. One day the shop where Missy works gets robbed and Johnny is killed trying to help. But Johnny doesn't want to stay dead, so he returns to his life like nothing ever happened. After a while he discovers that his body is disintegrating and he must feed with human flesh if he wants to survive. Looks like he is a real zombie...

The first game I played on my Sega CD.I believe it came with the system--->Sewer Shark(1992): You are in a vehicle hurtling through the sewers while shooting creatures and trying to make it to the city. You have a robot going ahead of you and telling you a series of directions to follow. Follow them, and you're good to go, mess up and you're toast. While slightly grainy, the graphics showed what Sega CD was capable of. The cut-scenes were the first FMV to be used in video gaming to my knowledge.

I'll continue the list as time dictates. But it's a pretty good start for now. There is so so much more I can add onto this. Games, Shows, Movies. The more I dig up, the more I remember. That's the real fun part of it.

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