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Episode 125: The Heavenly Kid (1985) // Don't worry, I got it covered.

June 24, 2024 John and Jay Episode 125
Episode 125: The Heavenly Kid (1985) // Don't worry, I got it covered.
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Back in the Day with John and Jay
Episode 125: The Heavenly Kid (1985) // Don't worry, I got it covered.
Jun 24, 2024 Episode 125
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Hey there, nostalgia lovers! This week on Back in the Day with John and Jay, we're taking a celestial trip back to 1985 to revisit the cult classic The Heavenly Kid. Buckle up as we break down this heavenly comedy where the afterlife meets the high school drama, and everything is drenched in pure 80s charm.

Join John and Jay as they reminisce about the hair, the fashion, and the epic soundtrack that make this film a beloved blast from the past. We'll explore the plot, where a cool greaser named Bobby Fontana (Lewis Smith) dies in a drag racing accident and gets a second chance to earn his wings by mentoring a nerdy kid, Lenny Barnes (Jason Gedrick), back on Earth.

Get ready to laugh out loud as we discuss Bobby's hilarious attempts to fit into the 80s, his heartwarming journey of redemption, and the quirky characters that make this film a hidden gem. We’ll delve into the film's iconic moments, like Bobby teaching Lenny the art of coolness, and the unexpected twists that make this movie more than just your typical teen flick.

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Hey there, nostalgia lovers! This week on Back in the Day with John and Jay, we're taking a celestial trip back to 1985 to revisit the cult classic The Heavenly Kid. Buckle up as we break down this heavenly comedy where the afterlife meets the high school drama, and everything is drenched in pure 80s charm.

Join John and Jay as they reminisce about the hair, the fashion, and the epic soundtrack that make this film a beloved blast from the past. We'll explore the plot, where a cool greaser named Bobby Fontana (Lewis Smith) dies in a drag racing accident and gets a second chance to earn his wings by mentoring a nerdy kid, Lenny Barnes (Jason Gedrick), back on Earth.

Get ready to laugh out loud as we discuss Bobby's hilarious attempts to fit into the 80s, his heartwarming journey of redemption, and the quirky characters that make this film a hidden gem. We’ll delve into the film's iconic moments, like Bobby teaching Lenny the art of coolness, and the unexpected twists that make this movie more than just your typical teen flick.

Friends of the Show
1 Man Mafia (twitch.tv/1man_mafia)
Jayke The Gamer God (twitch.tv/JaykeTheGamerGod)
IB Best Gaming (https://www.tiktok.com/@ibbestgaming)

Send us a text message and let us know how awesome we are! (Click the link)!

Support the Show.

'Beavis and Butt-head' Cover art created by Joe Crawford