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Stranger Things Star Sadie Sink Explains the Biggest Trends of the '80s

Actress Sadie Sink may have been born in 2002, but thanks to her role on Stranger Things, she's become a pro when it comes to cabbage patch kids, blue eyeshadow, and basically all things '80s.

Released on 10/27/2017

Credits

Sadie Sink wears a Goldsign jacket, $525, and pants (throughout), $295, theline.com; Gap t-shirt (throughout), $19.95, gap.com. Tibi jacket, $495, tibi.com. American Apparel sweatbands, americanapparel.com Stylist’s own coat.

Transcript

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Hi, I'm Sadie Sink, and I'm here
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today to share with you what I learned
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while filming season two of Stranger Things.
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Growing up, 80s style.
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(upbeat music)
00:12
Can't live without your smartphone?
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80s kids did.
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Back then, phones had cords, weighed a
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ton and were typically attached to the kitchen wall.
00:19
They were also useful for attempting
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to call your friends in the upside down.
00:22
Barb, is that you?
00:24
Creepy, but cuddly aliens.
00:27
His ears (giggles).
00:29
Floppy disks.
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(digital music)
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In the 80s, Cabbage Patch Kids
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topped every kid's Christmas list.
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Parents stampeded through stores.
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I mean, they're kinda cute.
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Trapper Keeper.
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(zipper zips)
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Dot matrix paper.
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(paper rustling)
00:50
The 80s brought us Nintendo, bringing the
00:52
arcade to your living room.
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You just had to make sure to clean
00:55
the cartridge before you play.
00:56
(blowing)
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Blue eye shadow.
01:01
(bell dings)
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Shoulder pads.
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I feel powerful.
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These little babies divided friends into two groups.
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Those who could solve it.
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(crowd cheers)
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And those who peeled off the stickers
01:13
to make it look like they could solve it.
01:15
Patrick Swayze.
01:16
Oh hey. Didn't see you there.
01:18
I'm just over here having the time of my life.
01:20
Do I look good together?
01:23
Home workout videos.
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(dance music)
01:28
In the 80s the best way to romance a girl,
01:30
was to stand underneath her window,
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blaring a slow jam out of your boom box.
01:34
(slow jam music)
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Thanks for watching.
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I hope you learned a lot of cool stuff about the 80s.
01:41
I'll see you guys in Hawkins.