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Absence of Malice
3. The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas
4. Chariots of Fire
5. Conan the Barbarian
6. E.T. - The Extra-Terrestrial
8. First Blood
9. Friday The 13th, Part III
10. Modern Problems
Even well 'ard boys and their dads cried
at ET. A friendly pot-bellied little extra-terrestrial is abandoned by his
fellow aliens and has to survive on earth until they are able to come back and
The Young Ones
Four students Rick, Neil, Vivian and
Mike lived in squalor in a decrepit house. Their frequent outbursts of mindless
violence were so extreme and ridiculous that it was surely obvious to its
critics that it wasn't meant to be realistic!
They had brainless intellectual
conversations, rebelled against the rest of the world and did absolutely no
studying. Plenty of slapstick and toilet humour meant the younger generation
loved it but it was heavily criticised by older folk.
Alexi Sayle appeared regularly as their
Russian landlord Jerzy Balowski - he also played other members of the landlord's
The Young Ones paved the way for
alternative British comedy despite the facts that only twelve episodes were ever
made, and that one episode featured Cliff Richard and a double-decker bus.
The premise was that young police
officer Michael Long (David Hasselhoff) was shot in the face and left for dead.
He was rescued by millionaire Wilton Knight who left his estate to Michael on
the condition that he used the resources to fight crime.
Out of respect for the dead millionaire
he took his saviour's surname and became the Michael Knight that we know and
Michael also inherited an amazing
computerised black car that could talk, had mood swings and could drive itself -
much to the consternation of potential thieves. He (it had a masculine voice)
was called Knight Industries Two Thousand or KITT for short.
With the help of Wilton's friend Devon
Miles, F.L.A.G. and a lorry-cum-garage they always succeeded in their fight