The '80s: The Decade That Made Us is the defining biography of a decade, as told through exclusive interviews with more than 40 icons, entertainers and innovators who shaped its identity.
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 Narrator (6 episodes, 2013)
Kurt Andersen ...
 Himself - Co-Founder: Spy Magazine / ... (6 episodes, 2013)
David Sirota ...
 Himself - Writer and Journalist (5 episodes, 2013)
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 Himself - NBC News Anchor: 1982-2004 (6 episodes, 2013)
Jay Winik ...
 Himself - Historian (5 episodes, 2013)
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 Himself (5 episodes, 2013)
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 Himself - Host: Larry King Now / ... (5 episodes, 2013)
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 Narrator (5 episodes, 2013)
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 Himself - The New York Times (4 episodes, 2013)
John Powers ...
 Himself - Vogue (4 episodes, 2013)
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 Himself / ... (4 episodes, 2013)
James Meigs ...
 Himself - Popular Mechanics (4 episodes, 2013)
Gil Troy ...
 Himself - Historian (3 episodes, 2013)
Owen Gleiberman ...
 Himself - Entertainment Weekly (3 episodes, 2013)
Zanny Minton Beddoes ...
 Herself - The Economist (3 episodes, 2013)
David Colton ...
 Himself - USA Today (3 episodes, 2013)
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 Himself - Co-Founder: Apple (3 episodes, 2013)
Seth Porges ...
 Himself - Science and Technology Writer (3 episodes, 2013)
Ken Tucker ...
 Himself - Entertainment Weekly (3 episodes, 2013)
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 Herself (3 episodes, 2013)
Jessica Shaw ...
 Herself - Entertainment Weekly (3 episodes, 2013)
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 Herself (4 episodes, 2013)
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 Himself (4 episodes, 2013)
James Hohmann ...
 Himself - Reporter: Politico (3 episodes, 2013)
Allen Rosenshine ...
 Himself - CEO: BBDO Ad Agency - 1985-2004 (3 episodes, 2013)
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 Himself - Host: CNBC's Mad Money (3 episodes, 2013)
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 Herself - Actress / ... (3 episodes, 2013)
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 Herself - Fashion Designer (2 episodes, 2013)
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 Himself - Civil Rights Activist / ... (2 episodes, 2013)
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 Himself - Founder: CNN (2 episodes, 2013)
Nina Blackwood ...
 Herself - MTV VJ: 1981-1986 (3 episodes, 2013)
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 Himself - Film Critic (2 episodes, 2013)
Richard Perle ...
 Himself - Assistant Secretary of Defense: 1981-1987 (2 episodes, 2013)
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 Himself - Team Captain (1 episode, 2013)
Jim Craig ...
 Himself - Goaltender (1 episode, 2013)
David Adelberg ...
 Himself - Surgical Intern: 1981 (1 episode, 2013)
Skipp Townsend ...
 Himself - Former Crack Dealer (1 episode, 2013)
Ben Aaron ...
 Himself - Surgeon (1 episode, 2013)
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Al Michaels ...
 Himself - Sports Commentator (1 episode, 2013)
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 Himself - U.S. Secretary of State: 1982-1989 (2 episodes, 2013)
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The '80s: The Decade That Made Us is the defining biography of a decade, as told through exclusive interviews with more than 40 icons, entertainers and innovators who shaped its identity.

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Anos 80: A Década Que Nos Criou  »

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It will make you want to live in the 80s
21 May 2017 | by See all my reviews

It was during Christmas break and there was nothing on TV to watch but this. I'm 14 now but at the time I was 10 years old. It was the best documentary I ever watched.

It made me feel jealous of all the people that got to experience the 80s and live through it. When I was watching the documentary, it made me feel like I was there. The movies, the music, the politics, it was all explained perfectly. It's all so much better than the stuff we have now a days.


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