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Thread started 01/05/19 3:41pm

COMPUTERBLUE19
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1980s TV show using “Controversy”

Saw this in my Facebook feed and not sure where it is from:

https://www.facebook.com/...581403764/

Can anyone identify this show?
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Reply #1 posted 01/05/19 4:32pm

laytonian

COMPUTERBLUE1984 said:

Saw this in my Facebook feed and not sure where it is from: https://www.facebook.com/...581403764/ Can anyone identify this show?

Can anyone NOT identify "Fame"?
https://www.youtube.com/w...Jb6bqDWHw

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Reply #2 posted 01/05/19 4:38pm

rdhull

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Schindlers List

c'mon baby, where's ya guts?
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Reply #3 posted 01/05/19 5:28pm

jjam

laytonian said:

COMPUTERBLUE1984 said:

Saw this in my Facebook feed and not sure where it is from: https://www.facebook.com/...581403764/ Can anyone identify this show?

Can anyone NOT identify "Fame"?
https://www.youtube.com/w...Jb6bqDWHw

Speechless...the most unfunky version of it I've ever heard.

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Reply #4 posted 01/05/19 6:37pm

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laytonian said:

COMPUTERBLUE1984 said:

Saw this in my Facebook feed and not sure where it is from: https://www.facebook.com/...581403764/ Can anyone identify this show?

Can anyone NOT identify "Fame"?


PS If you'll change "url" to "youtube" (no quotes) on a link like that, it'll embed the video, as I did above.

Anyhoo - I loooooved the show Fame back in the day. We talked about it every week at school. They didn't typically use cover songs in the earlier seasons. The first two seasons, the only ones out on DVD, used original songs. It was later that they started to use covers of pop and rap songs for the show. So I'm not surprised "Controversy" made it in. It's a funky thing to dance to.

And it's not supposed to be funky or unfunky, it's supposed to be the backdrop for dancers. It's not a cover's contest, or even karaoke (as other songs ended up sounding like). They were produced for TV shows, so, of course, they're going to have a different edge than some skinny motherfucker with a high voice camped out in a studio in the midwest jerking off on the console to see what happens.

By the way, that's Michael DeLorenzo in the beige tights to the left. He was in "Beat It" among a million other videos back then. He was later in one of the two lead roles in New York Undercover with Malik Yoba, on Fox. It ran four seasons, but DeLorenzo left after three. RIP Gene Anthony Ray. He was amazing on and off the show.

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Reply #5 posted 01/06/19 3:12pm

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I remember Janet Jackson and whoever played Willis on "Diff'rent Strokes" dancing to either "I wanna be your lover" or "why you wanna treat me so bad"

No one is coming for your abortion: they just want common-sense abortion regulations: background checks, waiting periods, lifetime limits, take a class, and a small tax.
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Reply #6 posted 01/06/19 3:14pm

PeteSilas

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I remember Janet Jackson and whoever played Willis on "Diff'rent Strokes" dancing to either "I wanna be your lover" or "why you wanna treat me so bad"

ya, i clearly remember that too

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Reply #7 posted 01/06/19 5:37pm

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ROFLMAO lol falloff hah! giggle

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Reply #8 posted 01/06/19 6:07pm

HerecomethePur
pleYoda

You know that's Prince on the left, don't you?

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Reply #9 posted 01/06/19 6:19pm

OnlyNDaUsa

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HerecomethePurpleYoda said:

You know that's Prince on the left, don't you?

no someone just spilt some grape jelly.

No one is coming for your abortion: they just want common-sense abortion regulations: background checks, waiting periods, lifetime limits, take a class, and a small tax.
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Reply #10 posted 01/06/19 9:48pm

MoBettaBliss

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lol

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Reply #11 posted 01/06/19 11:21pm

benni

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I just wanted to share this. Debbie Allen posted a message to Prince on his birthday this year on twitter:


https://twitter.com/msdeb...1337302016

There's a video attached to the message on twitter.


Happy Birthday Prince!☂️💜✨

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