Inspiration for Decadence Decade
Movies and Television
Inspiration for Decadence Decade.
Movies and Television
Escape from New York (John Carpenter, 1981)
The Alamo Cordon is now the Prison State of Alamo. Air Force One recently crashed inside the Prison State and the FBI has tapped a hardened criminal to extract him.
The Evil Dead (Sam Raimi, 1981)
Ampersand Vole's Brotherhood continues to plague humankind. An ancient book has brought the zombies back from the grave.
The Greatest American Hero (Stephen J. Cannell, 1981)
The Gray Alien masters of the Dervos give a school teacher a costume imbued with super powers to aid the fight against crime. However, he loses the manual and must learn to master the powers of the sui on his own.
Knight Rider (Glen A. Larson, 1982)
A policeman is gunned down and nearly dies. He is rescued by a shadowy government agency and healed of his wounds. His memory is erased and he is programmed with new memories and a new life. He drives an advanced car in the pursuit of Memory and Law.
Star Trek: The Wrath of Khan (Nicholas Meyer, 1982)
The A-Team (Stephen J. Cannell, 1983)
A team of crack commandoes is sentenced to prison for a crime they didn't. The work as mercenaries all the while avoiding capture by the same covert organization that framed them.
Airwolf (Donald P. Bellisario, 1984)
A pilot and his friend steal an experimental helicopter they helped develop for a covert organization. They are captured and agree to continue flying the copter in exchange for helping the pilot find his family members.
Transformers (cartoon, 1984)
The Dervos are gone, enter the Deceptions - a race of murderous robots seeking to gather energy that will allow them to return to their home planet and conquer it. Enter the Autobots who have come to protect the people of earth from the Decepticons.
Back to the Future (Robert Zemeckis, 1985)
A mad scientist has pieced together some of the Omega Ray technology lost during the 70's along with a piece of a Kreelok Obelisk. He has used these items to craft a functional time machine.
G.I. Joe (cartoon, 1985)
A secret government organization crafted to fight gloabl terrorism. The same covert agency in fact that the A-Team once belonged to.
Big Trouble in Little China (John Carpenter, 1986)
A demonic sorcerer seeks to regain his mortality in Chinatown. A trucker, martial artist, and eccentric Chinese shaman are all that stand in his way.