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- The cover of one Archie's Double Digest from the 2000s had the gang at a "retro party". Based on the clothes Betty and Veronica turned up in, we assume the party's organizers had The '70s in mind, but Archie shows up in a caveman costume, calling it "the ultimate retro look."
- The Fabulous Furry Freak Brothers: A comic from the 1970s had the guys throwing a '50s-themed New Years party. Franklin is a holdout, declaring the decade "a drag", and as the story recalls their real '50s party some 15 years earlier, with its reckless drunkenness, sexual frustration, and violent, destructive juvenile delinquents, they decide to have a naked sex-and-drugs '60s-themed party instead.
- An episode of House features an "80's Party". Dr. House comes dressed in late 18th/early 19th century garb because the invitation just said 80's, and didn't specify a century. Doubles as an Actor Allusion due to his role as the Prince Regent in Blackadder.
- There's an episode centred around an 80's party in Hellcats.
- In an early episode of 2 Broke Girls the girls are kicked out of a late night laundromat because the laundromat is the location for an 80s themed rave/party with special guest VIKI from Small Wonder. Max is unironically pissed at being too poor to attend. She loved Small Wonder.
- The Red Dwarf episode "Balance of Power" has a flashback showing the characters at a party with a sign on the wall saying "Nostalgia Night 1990s". (The scene is set in the 21st or 24th century, depending on the Retcons.) The so-called '90s themed party looks like a cross between The '70s (for example, the disco ball) and The '80s (for example, the extravagant, campy clothes). Such cues and many more were taken from said decades because the episode itself was made in 1988.
- Several episodes of The Vampire Diaries have featured the main characters attending high school dances themed after certain decades (called Decade Dances in-universe).
- In Kath and Kim, Kath arrives in her everyday's clothes (which she hasn't changed since The '80s) to an 80's themed party.
- An episode of Charmed had a 1930's Night being held at P3.
- An episode of Perfect Strangers had Larry and Balki throw a 50's themed party where one of the guests was a hypnotist. He tried to hypnotize Larry into thinking he was Elvis, but wound up hypnotizing Balki instead.
- The Wotch had a 1970's themed dance (which annoyed Mingmei because she hadn't enjoyed the decade the first time around).
- In Daria's episode "Life in the Past Lane" (which provides the page image seen above), Jane is dating a guy, Nathan, who is obsessed with swing dancing and the styles and manners of The '40s. They go to a dance party and to a drive-by cinema meeting centered around said decade.
- The Simpsons:
- Marge's Old Flame Artie Ziff tries to woo her back by recreating their prom and paying everyone in town to dress like they did in The '70s. (Disco Stu, of course, "is working pro bono.")
- One episode has Greaser's Cafe, which is built around this trope (concerning The '50s, to be specific.) The owner boasts that in there, the fifties will never go away. Soon thereafter, the cafe has to close down.
- Just google the words of the title. There'll be hundreds of matches for all kinds of decade parties, especially from The '80s, which is likely to be the one easiest to represent visually. For some reason or another, these tend to be about the pop culture of 30 years earlier.
- Buffalo, New York's "World's Largest Disco," an annual seventies themed party that revolves around thousands of people dressing up in fashions from 1970s and turning a major metropolitan convention centre into one gigantic convention hall sized disco.