TechnoRetro Dads: Saturday Morning Quarterbacks?

by TechnoRetro Dads

TechnoRetro Dads: Saturday Morning Quarterbacks?

Sports are back! We commemorate the return by looking back at some fantastic sport video games. Plus, we lay out our ideal Saturday Morning Cartoon lineup would be.

We. Could. Go. All. The. Way! ….back to the beginning of video games to look at the sports that kicked all of them off, and how they evolved. Plus, we try to figure out what our ideal Saturday morning cartoon lineup might be.

In the NEWS

  • An update on the progress of the TRON coaster
TRON Coaster

Credit: Jonathan Salazar (IG: @TheDisneyPilot)

  • The Princess Bride cast to reunite for a table reading

The Princess Bride

  • You can get a really cool Sid Krofft jigsaw puzzle, signed by the man himself

Sid Krofft

  • They Live gets an impressive box set
  • Do you have a golden ticket? If so, you could win your very own candy store!

TechnoRetro Cereal -News

The Roving Spoonster has been working overtime this week. General Mills and Champion team up for some cerealicious clothing. Are you trying to eat healthy? There are some sugar free options out there. Buffalo, New York gets their very own cereal restaurant. And Little Debbie decides to get into the cereal game with a version of their oatmeal cream pies. 

The Cereal Spot

 

TechnoRetro Arcade – Sport Games

The very first video game was inspired by the real sport of tennis. From their, the games evolved into more and more realistic games. Which is good, because they’ve been the only sports we’ve really had access to lately. Pong, soccer, boxing, baseball, football, hockey, racing…the list goes on. Jay and Shua share some of their favorites from their childhood while looking at some of the history as well.

Track and Field Mike Tyson's Punch Out Atari Basketball Atari Football home console Atari Football NBA Jam

Saturday Mornings

If you had your own TV station and access to all the cartoons, what would you schedule for your Saturday Mornings? Jay and Shua try to come up with a good 5 hour lineup and find it more difficult than expected. But there’s just so many to choose from! What would be included in your lineup?

Herculoids Scooby Doo Superfriends

 

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Join Jovial Jay and JediShua each week for a look back at the ’70s and ’80s as they share the fun and also fandom of their youth with their families, friends, and EarBuds. Topics include TV, film, music, toys, and games of the ’70s and ’80s like Atari, Nintendo, Sega, and arcade games as well as franchises which have continued into the 21st Century, especially Star Wars, Tron, and Back to the Future. The TechnoRetro Dads create new stories as old legends are passed down from one generation to the next.

If you’re a TechnoRetro Dad, the child of one, or just appreciate the ’70s and ’80s, then this podcast is definitely for you!

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