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26: Holiday TV

It's a Christmas miracle! TFGIF is back with a new episode! And this time, Drew and Katie are mixing things up a little, talking about holiday-themed episodes from six different 90s shows: Hey Arnold, Rugrats, Rocko's Modern Life, Boy Meets World, Sabrina the Teenage Witch and Full House. What are our own Christmas traditions? What present do we both hope to get from Santa each year, now that we're adults? Listen in and find out!

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24: Are You Afraid of the Dark?

It's been a busy summer, but Drew and Katie are back at long last—along with their horror-obsessed friend Sarah—to discuss the show every 90s kid feared: Are You Afraid of the Dark? Listen in as they talk about season 5's "The Tale of the Dead Man's Float" and season 3's "The Tale of the Dollmaker," along with all the scary movies that terrified them as kids. Spoiler alert: It's all of them.

Next Friday: 90s MOVIE BREAK! Speed!

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19: Kenan & Kel

 

Drew and Katie talk about the SNICK classic from Nickelodeon, Kenan & Kel, through season 1's "Baggin' Saggin' Kel" and season 2's "Ditch Day Afternoon." Listen as they reminisce about the theme song (and intro credits) by Coolio, the stars' feature film Good Burger, and the show's surprising guest stars.

Next Friday: Our very first movie episode, The Mighty Ducks

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15: Legends of the Hidden Temple

Join Drew and Katie this week as they go into one of their favorite game shows, Legends of the Hidden Temple! Through its episodes "Galileo's Cannonball" and "John Sutter and the Map to the Lost Gold Mine," they talk about host Kirk Fogg, the ridiculous of young teenage contestants, the terrifying temple guards, and the joys of watching people fail at the Shrine of the Silver Monkey.

Episodes Watched:

Season 1: Galileo's Cannonball
Season 1: John Sutter and the Map to the Lost Gold Mine

Relevant Links:

Kirk Fogg's Vimeo page
18 Minutes of Shrine of the Silver Monkey Fails

Next Friday: Dawson's Creek - "Pilot" and "True Love"

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11: Double Dare

Drew, Katie and their guest, Sarah, get more nostalgic than ever talking about Nickelodeon's classic game show, Double Dare! Join them as they delve into 1990's "The Troopers versus The Scatterbrains" and the 1993 "Tournament of Champions." Which childhood toy do Katie and Sarah bond over? How is it possible that Drew has never played a certain classic board game? Also, learn more than you ever thought possible about our favorite host, Marc Summers!

Episodes watched:

The Troopers vs The Scatterbrains: http://www.dailymotion.com/video/x5mkm9x
1993 Tournament of Champions: http://www.dailymotion.com/video/x5posxn

Relevant links from the episode:

Double Dare board game demonstration watched live:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PrObm_RQv5s

Casio Secret Sender 6000 commercial:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_K1ocyRKGdA

Next Friday: Sister Sister - "The Meeting" and "Field Trip"

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2: SpongeBob SquarePants

Katie and Drew tackle the late 90s with SpongeBob SquarePants, the cartoon that went on to be the longest running show ever on Nickelodeon. We start with "Help Wanted/Reef Blower/Tea at the Treedome" and discuss Katie's reaction to a show she's never watched and the ridiculousness of SpongeBob and Patrick. Then we talk about "Arrgh!/Rock Bottom," including underwater curse words, Mr. Krabs' greed, and how SpongeBob treats foreigners.

Next Friday: Saved by the Bell - "Miss Bayside" and "Jessie's Song"

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1: The Adventures of Pete & Pete

Drew and Katie kick off TFGIF by discussing the timeless wonder that is Nickelodeon's The Adventures of Pete & Pete. We start with the 1991 special "What We Did on Our Summer Vacation," taking a look at the insanity of Artie, the weird lives of ice cream men, and Little Pete's torment of a local lifeguard. Then, we break down season one's "Nightcrawlers," tackling bedtime conspiracies, Little Pete's posse, and techniques for staying awake.

Next Friday: SpongeBob SquarePants - "Help Wanted/Reef Blower/Tea at the Treedome" and "Arrgh!/Rock Bottom"

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