A Trapper Keeper was a super-popular binder/portfolio that came in a wide range of colors and designs -- and almost every schoolkid in the '80s seemed to have one. Take a look back at these 10 Trappers and see which ones you remember!
Make these brilliant harvest desserts - Halloween Jello recipes! Whip up a glittering pumpkin parfait. A sparking new way to serve grapes. Or a glowing harvest moon salad.
'Family Ties' has the most enviable time slot in network TV, following 'The Cosby Show.' But the four-year-old sitcom has managed to create its own following, and now clocks in at #2.
'The Cosby Show' enters millions of American living rooms precisely because it so well mirrors those living rooms. Sure, the Huxtable family is funnier, wealthier and more idealized than most.
Here's a clever way to use Thanksgiving leftovers! Add your turkey to this one pan turkey 'n' stuffing casserole - it's an easy after-holiday lunch or dinner.
If you're looking for a vintage-style dessert for a special occasion, check out more than a hundred different classic cake recipes to suit all tastes!
Here's an easy-to-make recipe for Cheerios on a stick - no-bake snack treats that combine Cheerios with peanut butter, marshmallows and a few other goodies .
Consisting of lots of lettuce, browned hamburger, a variety of vegetables, sauces and dressings, a taco salad is a meal in itself.
For two years, Tom Hanks pounded the streets of the city searching for a job. Then he was flown to LA, screen tested, and finally selected for the role of Kip Wilson in 'Bosom Buddies.' And so a star was born.
While boxes of Jell-O pudding pops may be but a memory, we can still remember their glory days through these magazine ads and TV commercials!
This Striped Delight vintage dessert recipe features one dark layer of chocolate pudding between two white layers of a light and creamy cheesecake-like filling.
Academy Award-winning actress Jennifer Connelly started out as a child model. Here's a look back to those days in the early '80s when she was just getting her career off the ground!
Larry Hagman has a juicy, lip-smacking role, and he plays it to campy perfection. His J.R. Ewing on Dalas is rotten to the core. If he had a redeeming feature, he'd probably swap it for cash, and use the money to swindle somebody.
Set in New York, 'Taxi' concerns the lives of folks laboring for the Sunshine Cab Co. Judd Hirsch plays the only real cabbie - the others are just hacking until they get a break in their real calling.
E.T. - The Extra-Terrestrial, with his oversized, glowing heart, has been capturing the fancy of moviegoers since he touched down in earthbound theaters to the tune of about $3 million a day.
There's a lot of magic and humor practiced in Ferris Bueller's Day Off. Written and directed by John Hughes, this energetic and offbeat comedy captures the best feelings about being young.
Technically superior, if overly sentimental, 'Somewhere in Time' stars Christopher Reeve and Jane Seymour, and takes viewers back in time to 1912. The movie was shot primarily at Mackinac Island's impeccably genteel Grand Hotel.
Casual '80s menswear was something new -- more relaxed than sportswear, but more socially-acceptable than pajamas. The big new star of this era: jogging suits.
Looking for some fancy retro footwear? Women of the '80s could select from spike heels, wedge heels, "flats," pumps, penny loafers, moccasins and boat shoes, just to name a few women's shoes from the 1983 JC Penney catalog.
The Bisquick 'No time to cook' recipe book, featuring Impossible Pies: Bacon, quesadilla, cheeseburger, brunch, seafood, lasagne, taco, green bean, zucchini-tomato, brownie, buttermilk, cheesecake
What was big in terms of fashion for girls in the 1983 JC Penney catalog? Some styles featured grown-up fashion translated into youthful looks - oversized shirt-dresses, dirndl skirts and drop-waist minidresses. See inside the catalog here!
His style at WKRP finds him falling asleep at the turntable as he puts a needle to the station’s current playlist. But then everything changes, and as creatures trapped at a station in transition, the WKRP folk are quite funny.
The creators of Murphy Brown were convinced that she was the best actress to play a TV news anchorwoman struggling to rebuild her life and her career. And they were right.
Parents across the country are asking, 'Who is this Fred Rogers that the children call their friend? What is he really like?' Meet Mister Rogers here!
CHiPS, a light-hearted one-hour action-adventure series, follows the exploits of a pair of young California Highway Patrol motorcycle officers on the busy Los Angeles freeways, and their encounters with the infinite variety of people who drive there.
Charlotte Rae, the lovable and comical housekeeper on 'Diff'rent Strokes,' brings the same characterization to 'The Facts of Life' as Mrs Garrett, housemother to five teenage girls at Eastlake, a college preparatory school.
Gary Coleman stars as Arnold, a street-wise youth from Harlem, who is adopted by a white millionaire and becomes confused and suspicious about his sudden change of fortune on the comedy series, Diff'rent Strokes.
Perhaps the biggest surprise of the 1985 TV season is the success of ABC's "Growing Pains," a family sitcom starring former talk-show host Alan Thicke as psychiatrist Jason Seaver.
In 'Full House,' Bob Saget portrayed a widowed talk-show host whose brother-in-law, a rock musician played by John Stamos, and best friend, a comic played by David Coulier, help him raise his three young girls.
For six years, the NBC series St Elsewhere literally set the standard for network programming, offering a consistently high level of realistic writing, ensemble acting, narrative experimentation and outrageous humor.
How does an author become an author? For S E Hinton, the choice was easy -- she wrote her first book, 'The Outsiders,' as a teenager, when she couldn't find anything that she wanted to read.
If "The Outsiders" looks polished, there's good reason. The movie was made by the practiced hand of Francis Ford Coppola, responding to a petition sent to him by seventh and eighth graders in Fresno, California.
Nothing says 'luncheon' like an old-fashioned frosted party sandwich loaf! And they're so darn pretty, they can even do double-duty as lunch table centerpieces.
See more than 150 celebrity yearbook photos of actresses, actors, singers, musicians, politicians and others whose names you know... but the faces in these pictures from years ago -- when they were young, and often long before they were famous -- may surprise you!
19-year-old Debbie was not even born during the heyday of the bubble, the beehive, the flip and the bouffant hairstyles -- yet, she regularly performs a grooming ritual that dates back to that other era: she is a hair-spray fanatic.
Gee, Your Hair Smells Terrific shampoo & conditioner are extra rich, extra thick -- so it leaves your hair shiny clean and fresh. Slightly spicy. Slightly flowery. And ready for compliments.