Kw-logo-smaller

That '80s Show - Sneak Peek

Introducing That '80s Gang.
Courtesy of Fox
Go back in time with That '80s Show.
Courtesy of Fox
That '80s Show - Sneak Peek - Reviewed by Kidzworld on Dec 27, 2006
( Rating: 1 Star Rating)

That '80s Show - Sneak Peek

Remember the days of jelly bracelets, roller-skating, Rubik's Cubes, teased hair 'dos and decal Ts? A time when heavy metal acts ruled the charts along with pop acts like Madonna, Prince and The Go-Go's? You probably weren't around yet but I bet your aunt or uncle can fill you in on what was hip.

In the tradition of That '70s Show comes the next decade in That '80s Show - a show about the lives of a group of 20-somethings during the '80s in San Diego, California. The show is set in 1984 and focuses on Corey (Glenn Howerton) and Katie (Tinsley Grimes), who live with their dad RT (Geoff Pierson) along with Corey's pal, Roger (Eddie Shin.) Corey is a struggling musician trying to make it in a tough biz but his dad, RT, is a successful businessman who's about to hit the big time by jumping on the fitness trend with his invention - The Gut Wacker.

Roger seems like a bit of an odd friend for rock ' roll Corey seeing how Roger listens to motivational tapes and idolizes US President (at the time) Ronald Reagan. Corey's younger sis Katie is a sweetheart who's a little on the naive side.

Every show's gotta have a hangout like Central Perk (Friends) or something. This gang hangs out at Club Piranha. Sophia, Corey's ex who broke up with him to explore other relationships, hangs out there too. One of Corey's only "safe" hangouts is his work place, Permanent Record, the local record store.

In the first episode Corey has to deal with a new girl, a punk who has a mohawk and a feisty attitude. The show has some of the same producers as That '70s Show so there's a pretty good chance it'll be as funny - which means it'll kick butt!

1That '80s Show premieres on Wednesday, January 23, 8:00 - 8:30 PM ET/PT on Fox. You don't wanna miss it! For more on That '80s Show check out the official site.

Related Stories:

  • That '70s Show Season Finale
  • Jackie's Love Life
  • Meet The Parents of That '70s Show
  • >
    >

    readers voted!

    Comments

    there are 0 comments

    Please login or register to add comments


    like this article?
    Sign up now to get more just like it!

    latest videos

    F1011056254986

    Where Would U Go Back In Time?

    • I'd go to the swingin' '60s baby!
    • I'd go disco in the '70s.
    • The '80s looked pretty fun.
    • I'd go back to when there were pirates, mate!

    related stories

    Entertainment in the forums

    -Gwen42--
    -Gwen42-- posted in Movies:
    Have you seen Mockingjay part 1 yet? I have and it's really good. What do you think about it?
    reply about 7 hours
    rue21forever3
    rue21forever3 posted in TV Shows:
    i dont think ive ever had a crush on a cartoon but an actor yeah
    reply about 14 hours
    rue21forever3
    rue21forever3 posted in Celebs:
    Thats a hard choice. probably Iggy
    reply about 14 hours
    mathwiz345
    mathwiz345 posted in Movies:
    BRAVE WAS BETTER
    reply about 16 hours
    mathwiz345
    mathwiz345 posted in Celebs:
    NICKI MINAJ
    reply about 17 hours

    play online games

    Candy-100

    A great online version of the famous Candy Crush. This is the best game launched...

    Big_icon_(7)

    Have you ever fancied being a ranger like those fantasy characters you love so m...

    Hour-of-code-tumb

    Millions of Students will be doing an Hour of Code with Tynker December 8th-14th...

    Big_icon_(4)

    You run across the city in a car chase with the police officers.

    Big_icon_(6)

    The evil master kidnapped all of your friends!