It was the decade of the Satanic Panic!! And movies, we were told, were going to destroy children!
Or at least that is what the main stream media was telling us..
ABC News’ 2020 took an in depth 1987 style look at VHS horror movies for rent–and how children across America were falling prey to their relentless atrocities..
Boy oh boy.. if only Barbara Walters was able to see what the future held when she introduced this segment on that fateful Friday night..
For some reason I feel that I, as a young child, watched this 20/20 special.. and then afterwards turned on Rhonda Shear’s UP all Night on USA NETWORK as she segwayed into a Friday the 13th or other horror movie…