Meet the Parents episode 44: Then versus now

Hannah, Vicky and Tim compare what going to the cinema, children’s TV and phones were like when they were kids to what they are now.

Show notes & links

Donna’s post over at What the Redhead Said about How does childhood now compare to 50 years ago?

Never mind Lego Batman, this is where it all started for Tim with the 1960s TV series:

They won’t be winning The Voice any time soon but here’s the Grange Hill cast with their anti-drugs song Just Say No:

Tim grew up with the Harold Lloyd silent movies. Here’s the scene from Safety Last that he’s best remembered for:

A holiday staple from Tim and Vicky’s childhood: The Banana Splits. Consider yourself lucky they don’t sing it on the podcast!

Returning to a store near you soon, the relaunched Nokia 3310:


Vicky’s baby gender reveal video:

You can find this week’s team on their blogs and across social media:

Hannah: Blog: Budding Smiles – Twitter – Facebook  – InstagramPinterestYouTubeGoogle+

Tim: Blog: Slouching towards Thatcham – Twitter – FacebookInstagramPinterestYouTubeGoogle+

Vicky: Blog: Verily Victoria Vocalises – Twitter – Facebook  – InstagramPinterestYouTube


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