Sci-Fi Rewind: Memories of 'Starstuff'

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For eighteen episodes during 1980, kids in Philadelphia were given a weekly glimpse into "the future" thanks to a show called Starstuff. Click through to catch up with computers that could see through time and worryingly cheap space colonies.


Starstuff, produced in 1980 by WCAU-TV in Philadelphia, was thought to be gone forever. But thanks to some found footage and an active fanbase online, we can remember Starstuff fondly with another io9 video:

Find out more about the show here, including a complete episode to download for your viewing pleasure.


Was there anything in 1980 that doesn't look kind of embarrassing now? Aside from The Empire Strikes Back?