May 1988 was a big one for pop culture: the airing of the St. Elsewhere series finale meant the dawning of the Tommy Westphall Universe! After discussing that, plus some other big moments in contemporaneous TV finales, we take a stroll through What Now. Molly Ringwald and Andrew McCarthy, stretching
Publish Date: Mar 23, 2021
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May 1988 was a big one for pop culture: the airing of the St. Elsewhere series finale meant the dawning of the Tommy Westphall Universe! After discussing that, plus some other big moments in contemporaneous TV finales, we take a stroll through What Now. Molly Ringwald and Andrew McCarthy, stretching as actors! Patrick Swayze, opening a restaurant in New York! Karen, breaking a Tiffany album in half! And Pam delves into the dark history of Anna Jarvis, creator of Mother's Day! Finally, the issue folds One To Watch into its one and only pop culture feature, having Christina interview FOUR Ones To Watch. Sure, we all know who Alex Winter is, but did Paul Hipp, Billy McNamara, and Alan Boyce amount to anything? Find out with our latest episode!Visual Aids 🖼 View scans from the magazine in this episode's Visual AidsCall The Hotline ☎️ Leave your questions, comments and Sassy stories on the hotline at 720-SASSY-GOContact Us 🐦 @ListenToSassy on Twitter 📷 @ListenToSassy on Instagram 🧑💻 Visit our website ListenToSassy.com 📫 Email us at firstname.lastname@example.orgEpisode Notes 🗒 Full episode notes can be found on this episode's page on our site 🏥 The Tommy Westphall Universe 🎂 "The story behind Kirk Cameron's sad birthday party photo" at Yahoo! News 👩 "Take A Second To Salute Anna Jarvis, The Mother Of Mother's Day" at NPR 🤦♀️ The Wikipedia entry on Anna Jarvis ⚖️ "Ex-Cheerleader Wages Lonely Fight at Ohio State" at NYTimes.com 🗒 Biography of Jill (Redo) Joseph's husband, Rev. Eric Anthony Joseph, Ph.D. 🚌 School Daze on Netflix 📼 The Tapeheads Trailer on YouTube 🥁 Trailer for The Beat on YouTube 🎬 "Iko Iko" scene from Satisfaction, on YouTube 🎞 Trailer for The Invisible Kid on YouTube 🎵 See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.