Rewind·Posted on Jun 5, 202040 Childhood Things That Xennials Experienced In The '80s That Gen Zers Just Won't UnderstandA list for anyone who periodically gets the My Buddy and Kid Sister jingle stuck in their head.by Brian GalindoBuzzFeed StaffFacebookPinterestTwitterMailLink 1. How the original Muppet Babies is possibly the GREATEST cartoon series of all time: Henson/Disney 2. How every single cartoon had a PSA at the end of it: youtube.com 3. How you can't think of My Buddy and Kid Sister without hearing the jingle for them in your head: youtube.com 4. How you knew you were in for a treat whenever you saw this logo: FHE 5. How when you think about Pizza Hut, you still think of it as a sit-down restaurant with dark interiors... reddit.com 6. ...and these cups (which you can feel by just looking at them): imgur.com 7. How Disney's The Black Cauldron... Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF Disney 8. ...and Return to Oz were true horror movies: Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF Disney 9. How you only got to watch the Disney Channel every few months during its free-trial weekend: Disney Channel 10. How every kid at some point had a Memphis design duvet and/or sheets: blogger.com 11. How over 30 years later, you're still traumatized by that episode of Punky Brewster where Cherie almost died after being locked in the abandoned fridge: NBC 12. How Keebler's Magic Middles were the BEST cookies ever... youtube.com 13. ...and Pizzarias were the BEST chips ever: reddit.com 14. How the illustrations from Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark were actually more frighting than the stories: Harper Collins 15. How you had an at least 80% chance of getting burned whenever you slid down an aluminum slide... Thinkstock 16. ...or putting on your metal seat buckle on a hot day: reddit.com 17. How America's Funniest Home Videos was the original way to watch viral videos: afhv.fandom.com 18. How you thought you could beat Double Dare: Susan Aimee Weinik / The LIFE Images Collection via G 19. How going to a birthday party meant there would be at least one Hawaiian pizza... Gancino / Getty Images 20. ...and a character pan cake (which was 75% frosting): brandedinthe80s.com 21. How every kid owned some sorta of Care Bears merchandise... etsy.com 22. ...and this E.T. doll: pinterest.com 23. How dressing up as a character for Halloween meant having to wear a plastic smock and a mask that you could barely see out of: etsy.com 24. How most of the fun of playing with Colorforms was sniffing them (ahhh, that plastic-ky smell): CBS 25. How almost all the food at McDonald's used to come in Styrofoam containers: imgur.com 26. How this was always more exciting to use than the treats it actually made: pinterest.com 27. How you can't think about Family Ties without hearing "Sha-la-la-la" in your head: Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF NBC 28. How Time Life Books ran nonstop commercials for its home repair books... picclick.com 29. ...and its creepy AF Mysterious of the Unknown series: TIme Life 30. How this is the first thing you think of when you think of Fisher-Price Little People: reddit.com 31. And how everyone's grandma owned this one Fisher-Price playset: etsy.com 32. Also, how going to you grandma's meant playing with one of these old toys that would pinch your legs: pinterest.com 33. How a mall that looked like this screamed, "The fancy mall": View this photo on Instagram Instagram: @the_80s_interior 34. How getting a Scratch & Sniff Sticker for a job well done in elementary school was the ULTIMATE reward: popsugar.com 35. How when you think of Toys 'R' Us, you immediately think of its mainly brown and orange exterior and its aisles overflowing with toys: The Retro 80s @RetroPAT_78 Today's #80s Debate ‼️ Travel back to 1985, you enter a Toys 'R' Us with 500$, which aisle/section are you going to spend it on? He-Man, Transformers, G.I.Joe, Video Games, etc...⁉️ 01:58 PM - 10 Sep 2019 Reply Retweet Favorite 36. How you were willing to wait ages in line and spend lots of quarters at the arcade to play Dragon's Lair just because of the graphics: youtube.com 37. How playing the Fun Chicken! was the best part of going to the supermarket with your parents: yelp.com 38. How every family had at least one of these McDonald's Garfield cups... imgur.com 39. ...and at least five Welch's jelly jar glasses: reddit.com 40. And finally, how you found out about sex after finding your parents' copy of The Joy of Sex: thecamberwellian.com And the people in the illustrations were VERY '70s looking (can't unsee)!!!