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Fright Night (1985) – A Parody of Dracula

“Welcome to Fright Night, for real.”

Instead of Jonathan Harker procuring a new home for the blood sucking and lip smacking Count Dracula, his highness Jerry Dandridge ( 662 more words


Fright Night (1985) and the Near Perfect Horror Film

Contrary to popular belief, Fright Night has never been, nor will it ever be, remade.

Tragically there exists a tasteless rumor, believed by many to be fact, that some very misguided soul took it upon himself to remake this near flawless gem of a horror-comedy, and in his endless detachment from rational thought, cast Colin Farrell as the villain. 962 more words


Fraternity Vacation (1985)

Fraternity Vacation (1985)
Director: James Frawley
Writer: Lindsay Harrison
Cast: Stephen Geoffreys, Tim Robbins, Cameron Dye, Leigh McCloskey, Matt McCoy, John Vernon, Amanda Bearse, Sheree J. 2,146 more words


The Bundy Family of Florida

The creators of the TV show, Married with Children, chose the name Bundy before the serial killer, Ted Bundy, made headlines. I make allusions to people linked to Florida and I make use of the coincidence in having the same name. 111 more words

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Throwback Thursday- TV Edition- Married With Children

In the 1980’s, family sitcoms were basically a retooling of the family sitcoms from the 1950’s.  Even with modern updates, it was the same concept.  It was still the happy nuclear family who would somehow (with the exception of the very special episodes) find a way to resolve any issues within a 30 minute episode. 235 more words

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Fright Night (1985)

Three years ago I saw Fright Night (2011) and loved it.  I didn’t know it was a remake until after, and it was then that I knew I must see the original.   440 more words