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Homework - Grease (1978) vs. Hairspray (1988)


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#1 Dalton Maltz

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Posted 28 May 2018 - 08:18 AM

Next week, Amy will be joined once again by filmmaker Adam Egypt Mortimer to pit the 1978 musical Grease against the 1988 musical Hairspray.


Grease can be watched on YouTube here:


Hairspray can be watched on YouTube here:

#2 sycasey 2.0

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Posted 28 May 2018 - 09:48 AM

Oh now, THIS is an interesting one. Nice choices!

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Posted 29 May 2018 - 11:04 AM

I watched about half of Grease about two weeks ago on cable. It's crazy how old most of the "teenagers" look. Mostly because the actors were old at the time.

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Posted 29 May 2018 - 11:56 AM

View PostSusan*, on 29 May 2018 - 11:04 AM, said:

I watched about half of Grease about two weeks ago on cable. It's crazy how old most of the "teenagers" look. Mostly because the actors were old at the time.


It was before my time, so I assume that maybe teenagers all just looked older in the 70s.