Watch The '80s Greatest

If you remember the 1980s, then you

National Geographic (UK)
1 Season, 10 Episodes
August 13, 2018
Documentary & Biography
Cast: Huey Morgan, Larry King
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The '80s Greatest Full Episode Guide

  • The 1980s go out with a bang, as the push for freedom brings down the Berlin Wall in 1989.

  • In the '80s, shrinking gadgets and new technology bring the world together in unexpected ways but also trigger fears of Japanese economic might.

  • In the '80s, a stratospheric rise of cable TV is helped by game-changing networks like MTV and CNN, which covers the death of John Lennon.

  • A generation of kids, determined to express themselves by breaking all the rules, takes on '80s conservative America in the ultimate pop culture clash.

  • In the '80s, family values undergo a huge makeover, as depicted in films and sitcoms, despite President Reagan's best attempts to stop it.

  • In the '80s, doing what you love can turn your passion into profit, new technology creates new opportunities and capitalism gets a conscience.

  • The 1980's begin with an Olympic hockey game that lifts America's spirits, Ronald Reagan battles Bruce Springsteen, and a sitcom helps invent the yuppie.

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