TechnoRetro Dads: St Valentines Massacre of the Lambs

by TechnoRetro Dads

TechnoRetro Dads: St Valentines Massacre of the Lambs

Love! Horror! What better combination? In honor of Valentine’s Day, we look at some famous arcade couples. And in honor of anniversaries, we look at the 30th of Silence of the Lambs. Get ready to hold your sweetie!

What better motivation than love? As we celebrate Valentine’s Day, we honor some legendary arcade characters and the love of their life that they must save. And 30 years ago Hannibal Lecter gave us something to fear and menus to avoid in the award winning Silence of the Lambs.

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TechnoRetro Arcade

So many of our favorite, legendary arcade characters started their adventures by rescuing their true love. Mario and Peach, Link and Zelda, Dirk and Daphne, who did you relate to? And were the damsels in distress in as much distress as we thought? We look at the games we loved and the relationship tips we got from the arcade.

Mario and Peach

Mario and Peach

Link and Zelda

Link and Zelda

Dexter and Kimberly

Dexter and Kimberly

Dirk and Daphne

Dirk and Daphne

Ms Pac Man and Pac Man

Ms Pac Man and Pac Man

Arthur and Prin Prin

Arthur and Prin Prin

Marian Double Dragon

Marian can take care of herself!

Popeye and Olive Oyl

Popeye and Olive Oyl

Let’s All Go to the Movies

Thirty years ago, Jonathan Demme brought us one of the scariest films of all time. Silence of the Lambs earned all of it’s accolades and awards as Jodie Foster portrayed a strong, intelligent woman against the insanity of Anthony Hopkins and his portrayal of Hannibal the Cannibal. The movie led us into an era where our culture was obsessed with crime drama, but none ever came close to scaring us like this. But Shua is pretty wimpy when it comes to scary movies, so he needs to silence his lambs by watching some horror comedies. Abbott and Costello, Monster Squad, Transylvania 6-5000; there were bunches of options for those that needed the kids table of scariness.

Silence of the Lambs Hannibal Lecter A Strong Clarice

Abbott and Costello

Abbott and Costello

Silence of the Hams

Silence of the Hams

Little Shop of Horrors

Little Shop of Horrors

Evil Dead

Evil Dead

 

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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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