Nostalgia is resurrecting yet another cartoon from our youth. The popular '80s girl power series Rainbow Brite has earned a reboot, and Emily Osment and Molly Ringwald are on board to voice the main characters. Will we ever grow up? Not likely.
We already knew Strawberry Shortcake was a sexy goner, but — et tu, Tinkerbell? In this brave new world, every childhood icon is lissome and dressed in tight jeans. And when she's not? Well, let's just say these fairies must have a good waxer. We're not even going to talk about the sexy horse. See the whole gallery …
The patriots want to "reclaim" the rainbow flag as "a symbol of God's covenant with man." You do that.
First they came for Strawberry Shortcake and we said nothing. Then they came for the Care Bears and we said nothing. But now they've come for Rainbow Brite, and this means war.
The news that 80's video game Asteroids will soon be made into a major motion picture got me thinking: why aren't there any action films based on 80s toys primarily aimed at girls? A few suggestions, after the jump.