Touch the Sun: Peter & Pompey

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Australian family TV film series, 6 episodes
Year: 1988
Year in film: 1980s
Country: AUS
Who in bedroom: Peter ~ 11 ?
Kind of beds: single bed
Available on DVD: yes
I own: no, partly TV recording
Rating: 5/10
Rating: *****
Comment: Clayton Williamson shirtless in this bedroom. I think no siblings?

I recently found the title of this previously unknown movie on my shiny shorts blog (rating 5). Also on my bib overalls blog (teen girl, rating 4).

Handsome actor. Interesting series and plot.

Looks like a typical bedroom.

Rating 5-6 for now.

 

 

Unknown 8: French or Italian movie, bedwetting Chinese orphan ? 1980s ?

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Unknown family film
Year: 1980s ??
Year in film: 1980s ?
Country: French ?
Who in bedroom: boys ~8-11 ?
Kind of beds: separate beds, dorm
Available on DVD: yes ?
I own: yes, partly TV recording
Rating: 5/10
Rating: *****
Comment: I found these screenshots on my old PC. Aired probably in the early 90s, (movie could be older, maybe late 80s ?). There’s a dorm in an orphanage and a younger, maybe Chinese bedwetting boy. 2 other kids laying his hand in a bowl of water while he sleeps. I think, the boy later tried to escape while the others sleep. And I think is caught by a man. Could also be Spanish or similar.

Does anybody remembers the title?

Neue Vahr Süd

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Comedy film. Frederick Lau
Year: 2010
Year in film: 1980
Country: Germany
Who in bedroom: Frank 20, others
Kind of beds: bunk beds, 3 story
Available on DVD: yes
I own: no, partly TV recording
Rating: 3/10
Rating: ***
Comment: Some young soldiers (conscripts) including 20 yo Frederick Lau in this dorm with 3 story bunk beds.

I like the 80s and Frederick Lau but I don’t like this movie. 3 story bunk beds are quite unusual but maybe nothing special in barracks.

I’ve added the tag 3 story and previousy had “Too Young the Hero” starring Rick Schroder (rating 6, at the Navy).

 

Spuk von draußen

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Family series, 7 ep
Year: 1987-1988
Year in film: 1980s
Country: East Germany
Who in bedroom: girls ~8 bunk bed, same +boy
Kind of beds: bunk bed, one
Available on DVD: yes
I own: no
Rating: 3/10
Rating: ***
Comment: 2 sisters usually in a wooden bunk bed. But also later together with a boy (brother) in his bed (I think located in the same room).

Looks like the bunk bed in the 1982 series Spuk im Hochhaus (2 brothers, rating 4). Usually, I like bunk beds, but I don’t like the young girls and prefer US movies.

Also on my bib overalls blog (girls, rating 4).

I don’t know the complete series, yet.

Rating 3-4 for now only. Still quite interesting. I have few entries about sisters and brother+sisters.

Update 2: Woof! (1989)

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Family series, boy turns into dog. 9 seasons
Year: 1989-1997
Year in film: 1990s
Country: UK
Who in bedroom: Eric ~11, friend ?
Kind of beds: separate beds
Available on DVD: no
I own: no, partly TV recording
Rating: 7/10 ?
Rating: *******
Comment: I already have 2 pics, but from season 1 (1989). The new pics are from s8e8 featuring different actors. The main character is darkhaired Adam Roper as Rex (pictured on left) instead of Edward Fidoe as Eric and his older, blonde friend Monty Allan as Michael Tully (maybe the boy with the black suit and helmet ?). The other blonde, boy pictured is obviously someone else. There are now at least 2 beds, one looks like a guest bed. But the table looks similar. Maybe more locations shown?

Great series. Handsome actors. Unfortunatley still not on DVD.

Still rating 7.

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Roseanne

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Sitcom, 222 ep in 9 seasons
Year: 1988-1997
Year in film: 1980s, 90s
Country: USA
Who in bedroom: boy D.J. ~7
Kind of beds: single bed
Available on DVD: yes
I own: no
Rating: 4/10 ?
Rating: ****
Comment: Michael Fishman in this bedroom in s2e6. He has 2 older sister, who probably have rooms for their own. (Sorry, I haven’t found them).

Good series. Also the boy and the girls in bibs overalls (other blog, rating 6).

I have to recheck this series, especially the later seasons.

For now, rating 4 only. I think few bedroom scenes like in most sitcoms.

Metal Mickey

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Family series. 39 ep
Year: 1980-1983
Year in film: 1980s
Country: UK
Who in bedroom: Ken, Janey, Haley, Steve ?
Kind of beds: bunk beds
Available on DVD: s1+2
I own: no
Rating: 4/10 ?
Rating: ****
Comment: There are at least 2 simple, wooden bunk beds in this large bedroom, but (according to Wikipedia) the family consists of just 3 older teen kids, I think Ken (Ashley Knight ~20 yo, oldest kid), Janey (black teen girl Lola Young) and Haley (Lucinda Bateson). Maybe one bed is empty? Or the 4th bed is owned by Steve (20 yo Gary Shail ?)

Haley also in tight, light blue bib overalls, other blog rating 5.

Unusual large and quite interesting bedroom. Older teen kids and bother and sister sharing one room. Could be worse.

For bedroom, rating 4-5. Partly available on DVD.

What Are Friends For? (ABC Afterschool)

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TV family divorce drama
Year: 1980
Year in film: ~1980
Country: USA
Who in bedroom: girl ~12
Kind of beds: single
Available on DVD: no ?
I own: no
Rating: 4/10
Rating: ****
Comment: A girl in this color bedroom. Released in 1980, shot maybe in 1979.

Also nice bib overalls scenes (other blog, rating 4).

What else to say? Nice colors, but I think no siblings.

Rating 4-5.

Main overwiew entry of all Afterschool Specials, rating up to 7 (also check out my other blogs)

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St. Elsewhere

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Hospital drama series. Ed Begley Jr.
Year: 1982-1988
Year in film: 1980s
Country: USA
Who in bedroom: boys ~11-12
Kind of beds: separate
Available on DVD: yes
I own: yes, partly TV recording
Rating: 7/10 ?
Rating: *******
Comment: 2 or 3 boys in this hospital room. I don’t remember their names nor the exact episode. Can anybody help? Maybe also other interesting scenes and actors in other episodes? I think, I’ve seen 3 boys, but maybe one is from a different room.

Nice scenes. The boy on the right undressing himself wearing tighty whiteys (and the other is watching).

I thought, I already had a post of this.

Good 80s series. 5 Golden Globes.

Rating 7 for now.

The Dirt Bike Kid

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Family film. Peter Billingsley
Year: 1983
Year in film: 1980s
Country: USA
Who in bedroom: Jack ~13
Kind of beds: single
Available on DVD: yes
I own: no
Rating: 5/10 ?
Rating: *****
Comment: Peter Billingsley, around 13 or 14 yo (but younger looking)  in this typical 80s bedroom. I think no siblings. Scene at 53 minutes.

After finding it for my Shiny shorts blog (rating 5, f/m) and rechecking “A Christmas Story (1983)”, now also an entry here.

Very interesting 80s movie. Although I don’t like Peter Billingsley.

For bedroom scenes, rating 5-6 only.