Like, OH MY GOD! It’s totally awesome you came back to find out what my favorite M’s are from the 1980s. Like the most rad tv show, movie and music from the 80s.
Mork and Mindy
My favorite television show Happy Days second spin-off was Robin Williams first starring role. Robin Williams guest starred on Happy Days as Mork then they spun off to his own show Mork and Mindy. Mork returned once more to Happy Days. For some reason, I really loved when Mork and Mindy had ‘baby’ Merth. Robin Williams was hysterical and brilliant, but Mork and Mindy was a really cheesy show that I don’t watch much now even though I have the first season on dvd, but i loved it back in the day.
If you have never heard of Mystic Pizza, go watch it now. It was Julia Roberts second film – her first was Satifaction with Justine Bateman from Family Ties. Mystic Pizza is a story about the lives of three women in their early twenties who work in a pizza place in Mystic, CT called Mystic Pizza. I went to the real Mystic Pizza, which looks totally different than it does in the movie. I even coersed one of the cooks to sell me the shirt off his back, his Mystic Pizza Slice of Heaven shirt.
I LOVED Madonna – in middle school, in high school and in college (although college was after the 1980s). After seeing the video for “Lucky Star,” I think I really wanted to be Madonna. To me, she was just so cool and independent. I wore the black jelly bracelets, but obviously was too young to wear any of her lacy racy outfits. I was in love with “Crazy for You,” like obsessed with it. My favorite Madonna song is “Burning Up,” with “Dress You Up” and “Into the Groove” as close seconds, but my favorite Madonna video is “Papa Don’t Preach” mostly because it is like a mini movie. I finally saw Madonna in concert in the early 2000s and was very disappointed that she was lip syncing. I understand she does lots of dancing and theatrics, but I didn’t go to see a play, I went to see a singer. I really haven’t followed her career after that, but oh how I loved her in the 1980s (and 1990s).
Thank you for joining me on my trip back to the totally tubular 1980s as I complete my Blogging from A to Z Challenge. What was your favorite tv show, movie and band or song from the 80s starting with the letter M? Please come back tomorrow to read about my faves from the 80s that start with the letter N. And be sure to check out the 1970s from A to Z here.