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"Welcome to the Cafe 80s, where it's always morning in America, even in the afternoo-noo-noon."
Animatronic Ronald Reagan Waiter, Back to The Future II [1]
"It's the eight-ies! Do a lot of coke and vote for Ronald Reagan."

It was acceptable in the 80s

It was acceptable at the time

It was acceptable in the 80s

It was acceptable at the time

"Get back to the decade where everyone was rich, and there was no problem too big to ignore!"

Springsteen, Madonna,

Way before Nirvana there was

U2, and Blondie, and music still on MTV

Her two kids in high school, they tell her that she's uncool

'Cause she's still preoccupied

With 1985
SR-71, "1985", [2]

It was nineteen eighty-somethin'

In the world that I grew up in

Skating rinks and black Trans-Ams

Big hair and parachute pants

Lookin' back now I can see me

Oh man, did I look cheesy

But I wouldn't trade those days for nothin'

It was nineteen eighty-somethin'
Mark Willis, "Nineteen-Something"

"The eighties almost killed me

Let's not recall them quite so fondly"
The Hold Steady, "Positive Jam"
"And here's a couple of things that nobody wanted to think about again: the eighties and your teenage years."
The Nostalgia Chick on Teen Witch
"You ignorant piece of shock! You've stranded us in the 1980s! Haven't you ever read a history book? This is the worst decade of the millennium!"
Mrs Yorkes, Runaways

Zapp Brannigan: Kif, set course for the nearest XM repair facility. Meanwhile, we shall sing top hits from the Eighties.

Kif: Which Eighties, sir?

Brannigan: For me, there are only one Eighties. (Sings Hungry Like The Wolf while Kif groans).
Futurama, "Into the Wild Green Yonder"
"Hwoof, a man could die from so much eighties!"
Bennett The Sage

Lou: It's the fucking 80's guys. Let's do what we want to do. Free Love!

Jacob: That was the 60's, dipshit.

Adam: We had like Reagan and AIDS. Get the fuck outta here, okay. Do the right thing, Violator!
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