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Back to the Eighties is a strange variation on the Jukebox Musical by Neil Gooding where instead of using all songs from one band, only songs from one decade (the 80s) are used. The musical focuses on the senior year of fictional American high school William Ocean High, particularly an uncool kid named Corey Palmer with a crush on popular girl Tiffany Houston, a hatred of popular guy Micheal Feldman and rather unfair feelings of superiority towards loveable nerd Feargal McFerrin III.

The show is subtitled "The Totally Awesome Musical", and it doesn't really get any less cheesy from that point on...


Tropes used in Back to The Eighties include:
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Feargal: These are not just hands; they are defensive weapons!
Micheal: Oh yeah? Then defend this!

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  • Waxing Lyrical: Micheal leaves fake love letters in Eileen's locker, all of which are made up of lines from famous songs put together.
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