Will, Kat and Jon discuss current 80s news including reviews for the new “Night Court,” the hardest scene to film in “Top Gun: Maverick,” and how Val Kilmer returned to the new “Willow” series. Then, the trio discusses 10 times other actors nearly played characters we love in 1980s films.

Introduction – :00

Announcement – 3:00

*Listen for our interview with legendary casting director Joel Thurm later this week. He cast most of the characters that populated the TV shows we loved throughout the 1980s.

1980s News – 5:56

Near-Miss Casting Calls in the 1980s – 48:33

Wrap-Up – 1:38:57

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