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3rd Nov '17 7:39:31 AM Malady
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* An early scene in the RockyHorrorPictureShow features Brad and Janet listening to RichardNixon's resignation speech on the radio, placing the setting in 1974. Despite Brad and Janet listening to a speech Nixon gave in August on "a late November evening," WordOfGod says that this is not an anachronism, rather that Brad is such a dork that he taped it and listens to it at his leisure.

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* An early scene in the RockyHorrorPictureShow ''Film/TheRockyHorrorPictureShow'' features Brad and Janet listening to RichardNixon's UsefulNotes/RichardNixon's resignation speech on the radio, placing the setting in 1974. Despite Brad and Janet listening to a speech Nixon gave in August on "a late November evening," WordOfGod says that this is not an anachronism, rather that Brad is such a dork that he taped it and listens to it at his leisure.



* ''{{Journeyman}}'' seemed to have been especially fond of these.

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* ''{{Journeyman}}'' ''Series/{{Journeyman}}'' seemed to have been especially fond of these.
6th Oct '17 3:17:07 PM wuggles
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* ''Made of Honor'' has this in the opening {{flashback}} to a Halloween party in 1998, with the male lead dressed up in a Bill Clinton mask and bumping into people dressed as Monica Lewinsky and Hillary Clinton.
6th Sep '17 11:01:08 AM NWolfman
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* An early scene in the RockyHorrorPictureShow features Brad and Janet listening to RichardNixon's resignation speech on the radio, placing the setting in 1974.

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* An early scene in the RockyHorrorPictureShow features Brad and Janet listening to RichardNixon's resignation speech on the radio, placing the setting in 1974. Despite Brad and Janet listening to a speech Nixon gave in August on "a late November evening," WordOfGod says that this is not an anachronism, rather that Brad is such a dork that he taped it and listens to it at his leisure.
1st Sep '17 3:13:34 AM DeepRed
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* An early scene in the RockyHorrorPictureShow features Brad and Janet listening to RichardNixon's resignation speech on the radio, placing the setting in 1974.
10th Aug '17 12:33:25 AM Azaram
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** The "Power of Love" scene in Part I was initially included to show Marty going about his [[MorningRoutine normal life]] before the adventure begins, but 30+ years after the release of the film, it now serves to [[UnintentionalPeriodPiece establish the very 80s world he is trying to return too]].

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** The "Power of Love" scene in Part I was initially included to show Marty going about his [[MorningRoutine normal life]] before the adventure begins, but 30+ years after the release of the film, it now serves to [[UnintentionalPeriodPiece establish the very 80s world he is trying to return too]].to]].
31st Jul '17 10:32:19 PM Jhamin
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** The "Power of Love" scene in Part I was initially included to show Marty going about his [[MorningRoutine normal life]] before the adventure begins, but 30+ years after the release of the film, it now serves to [[UnintentionalPeriodPiece establish the world he is trying to return too]]. A world filled with Fast Food, self-serve Gas Stations, and Aerobics Classes

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** The "Power of Love" scene in Part I was initially included to show Marty going about his [[MorningRoutine normal life]] before the adventure begins, but 30+ years after the release of the film, it now serves to [[UnintentionalPeriodPiece establish the very 80s world he is trying to return too]]. A world filled with Fast Food, self-serve Gas Stations, and Aerobics Classestoo]].
31st Jul '17 10:31:13 PM Jhamin
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** The "Power of Love" scene in Part I also counts, although it doesn't use the same visual cues as the later examples.

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** The "Power of Love" scene in Part I also counts, although it doesn't use was initially included to show Marty going about his [[MorningRoutine normal life]] before the same visual cues as adventure begins, but 30+ years after the later examples.release of the film, it now serves to [[UnintentionalPeriodPiece establish the world he is trying to return too]]. A world filled with Fast Food, self-serve Gas Stations, and Aerobics Classes
7th Jul '17 5:34:15 PM WillKeaton
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* Film/GoneWithTheWind: Starts with scenes from the Old South, or leastways Hollywood's interpretation of the same.

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* Film/GoneWithTheWind: Starts ''Film/GoneWithTheWind'' starts with scenes from the Old South, or leastways Hollywood's interpretation of the same.it.
16th May '17 12:31:12 PM shinykittie
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* Creator/PeterJackson's ''Film/KingKong2005'' opens with one of these, which leaves absolutely no doubt that it's Depression-era NYC.
13th May '17 3:25:12 PM nombretomado
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* ''Film/HotTubTimeMachine'' has one of these when the four protagonists reach the ski lodge and realize that it's TheEighties. Featuring leg warmers, [[UsefulNotes/RonaldReagan Reagan]], EightiesHair, ''MiamiVice'' T-shirts, cassette players, cell phones the size of bricks, {{MTV}} [[NetworkDecay playing music videos]], and more all to set the mood.

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* ''Film/HotTubTimeMachine'' has one of these when the four protagonists reach the ski lodge and realize that it's TheEighties. Featuring leg warmers, [[UsefulNotes/RonaldReagan Reagan]], EightiesHair, ''MiamiVice'' T-shirts, cassette players, cell phones the size of bricks, {{MTV}} Creator/{{MTV}} [[NetworkDecay playing music videos]], and more all to set the mood.
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