Quotes: Unintentional Period Piece

Nyssa: At least we won't be noticed.
Tegan: What do you mean, because this is a police box?
Nyssa: Well, this is Earth. For once it's a perfect camouflage.
Tegan: This is the 1980s, Nyssa. Police boxes went out with flower power.

This is so Nineties!
Kimberly doesn't know how right she is, Mighty Morphin' Power Rangers

"The very notion of a lease for computers is a combination of words that'll make Millennials start bleeding from the ears; don't tell them some families used to rent their televisions."
Stuart Millard on Saved by the Bell, So Excited, So Scared

"Back at the Daily Planet, Lois is getting ready to go interview the President on Air Force One, and she’s decked out in this hilarious 1940s reporter cosplay, right down to a hat. She’s even taking the Planet's helicopter, because — and this might be hard to believe — there was actually a time when newspapers made so much money that they could afford things like that."
Chris Sims and David Uzumeri on Superman

"Strips like Dennis the Menace have really young kids playing unsupervised around the neighborhood in ways that were commonplace a generation ago but would get many parents in trouble with Child Protective Services today. The tradition of just letting your dog roam freely at night, has, I think, been dead for even longer...That all said, if Dagwood were abruptly devoured by this pack of feral dogs with the same gluttonous ferocity with which he’s crammed innumerable sandwiches down his gullet over the decades, I for one would not object."

"Buck has a cell phone, but Ken Ritz doesn’t. It’s apparently possible, but not easy, to find an airport’s phone number “on the Internet or something.” And the expense of long-distance phone rates are significant enough to consider even in a “life or death” situation. You don’t need to check the publication date in this book. That right there is all you need to conclude that it was published in 1997."
Fred Clark on Nicolae: The Rise of Antichrist, a sequel of LeftBehind