The '80s: The Decade That Made Us

We worked out, worked harder, played harder and consumed more—because the 1980s was the decade when we went forwardto the future. Despite its reputation for bad hair and loud clothing, the ‘80s was a big, bold time, and just about everything about the era, from the politics and technological innovations to the blockbuster movies, TV shows, and "to the max" fashions, continues to shape the world we live in today.

Show Info

Airs on: United States National Geographic Channel (2013 - 2013)
Schedule: Sundays at 20:00 (60 min)
Status: Ended
Show Type: Documentary
Genres: History
Episodes ordered: 6 episodes

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Previous Episode

Super Power

Episode 1x06; Apr 16, 2013

At the end of the 1980s American pop culture goes global and helps bring down the Iron Curtain, leaving America as the world's sole superpower.

Previous Episodes

Episode NameAirdateTrailer
1x06: Super PowerApr 16, 2013
1x05: Tear Down These WallsApr 16, 2013
1x04: Masters of the UniverseApr 15, 2013
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