Children of the Eighties
The 1980s were a booming time for child stars in television and movies, as Hollywood focused on family entertainment. Can you name these five actors who became famous playing kids in that decade?
publication date: Friday, June 24, 2011
clue: her biggest co-stars have been Cameron Diaz & Lucy Liu, Adam Sandler, Tom Green, and a raspy-voiced little alien
explanation: Barrymore starred in Charlie's Angels, The Wedding Singer, 50 First Dates, Freddy Got Fingered, and E.T.: The Extra-Terrestrial. more…
trivia: Scott originally created a much harder goo of Barrymore, but decided to replace it with something easy to solve.
This celebrity goo was created by player Lori Lancaster.
Scott Hardie provided the source image, gooed image, and category, made minor changes to the clue provided by Lori, and wrote the explanation.
publication date: Thursday, June 23, 2011
clue: this supernatural kid will be hard to forget even if he doesn't live forever
explanation: Feldman starred in several supernatural-themed productions including The Lost Boys. more…
trivia: This goo was based in part on the snub of the "other Corey," when the 2011 Oscars did not include Corey Haim in the "In Memoriam" tribute to recently deceased stars. Lori worded the clue in light of this.
publication date: Wednesday, June 22, 2011
clue: daughter of a maid, grew up to become sister of witches
explanation: Milano played a maid's daughter in Who's the Boss? and witches' sister in Charmed. more…
This celebrity goo was created by player Chris Lemler.
Scott Hardie provided the category, made minor changes to the clue provided by Chris, and wrote the explanation.
publication date: Tuesday, June 21, 2011
clue: you might need a manual to find this goo in the old school
explanation: Lewis made an appearance in Kickin' It Old Skool that played on his fame from the series Webster. more…
Michael J. Fox
publication date: Monday, June 20, 2011
clue: took his Young Republicans membership card to 1955, then 2015, then 1885
explanation: Fox played a Republican teenager in Family Ties and a time-traveling teenager in the Back to the Future movies. more…
solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, Samir Mehta, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Justin Woods, Matthew Preston, Richard Slominsky, Joanna Woods, Denise Sawicki, Mike Rothstein, Steve Dunn, Erik Bates, and Lori Lancaster