11 Examples of 'Perfect Strangers' Fan Art

For the uninitiated, Perfect Strangers is an ABC sitcom that ran from 1986 to 1993 about the unlikely cohabitation of two distant cousins. Almost two decades since its cancellation, fans of the show are using the web to showcase loving and meticulous sculptures, paintings, and drawings in the likeness of the show's kooky protagonists, Larry and Balki.

Some of these creations will make you so happy you will want to do the Dance of Joy!

1. Perfect Strangers Star Trek

by harmlessfangirl at deviantART

2. Balki & Larry Dolls


by Cousin Justice at The Perfect Strangers Fan Forum

3. Perfect Strangers: Hug


by harmlessfangirl at deviantART

4. Precious Strangers


by harmlessfangirl at deviantART

5. Paper Larry


by Cousin Crystal Hill at P.S. I Love You!

6. Perfectly Futuristic Strangers



by Cousin Crystal Hill at P.S. I Love You!

7. Perfect Strangers Cartoon


by Cousin Crystal Hill at the October 2008 P.S. I Love You! newsletter

8. Perfect Strangers Doodle


by LimeGreenSquid at deviantART

9. Perfect Strangers Vector Art



by Imaginashawn at deviantART

10. Larry


by Cousin Amy at P.S. I Love You!

11. Jennifer


by Cousin Amy at P.S. I Love You!

Bonus: Perfect Strangers, Seattle

Just for kicks, here's the show's opening credits sequence, recreated in Seattle. Compare this with the original in this side-by-side version.

Hillary Buckholtz is a publicist, blogger, and comedian based in Washington, D.C. She runs the popular ’80s and early ’90s nostalgia blog “I’m Remembering!”

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Original GLOW Wrestling Series Hits Twitch
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When it premiered in June 2017, GLOW was a bit of a sleeper offering for Netflix. With the amount of original programming ordered by the streaming service, a show based on an obscure women’s pro wrestling league from the 1980s seemed destined to get lost in the shuffle.

Instead, the series was a critical and commercial success. Ahead of its second season, which drops on June 29, you'll have a chance to see the mat work of the original women who inspired it.

Shout! Factory has announced they will be live-streaming clips from the first four seasons of GLOW (Gorgeous Ladies of Wrestling), which first premiered in 1986, beginning at 9 p.m. ET on June 28. The stream, which will be available on shoutfactorytv.com and Twitch, will feature original footage framed by new interviews with personalities including Godiva, host Johnny C, and Hollywood. The show will air live from the Santino Brothers Wrestling Academy in Los Angeles.

Godiva, who was portrayed by Dawn Maestas, inspired the character Rhonda (a.k.a. Brittanica) on the Netflix series; Hollywood was the alter ego of Jeanne Basone, who inspired the character Cherry in the fictionalized version of the league. Basone later posed for Playboy and takes bookings for one-on-one wrestling matches with fans.

Shout! Factory's site also features a full-length compilation of footage, Brawlin’ Beauties: GLOW, hosted by onetime WWE interviewer “Mean” Gene Okerlund.

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Everything That’s Leaving Netflix in July
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Here’s some news you won’t be cheering about: Bring It On is leaving Netflix on July 1st—as are the four of its sequels that are currently part of the company’s streaming library (FYI: there are a total of six Bring It On films altogether—yes, six). The Lethal Weapon franchise will bid farewell, too, as will a handful of classic films like Breakfast at Tiffany’s. To make way for July’s slate of new titles, here’s everything that’s leaving Netflix in July.

JULY 1

Alive

Along Came Polly

An Honest Liar

Beerfest

Before Midnight

Bring It On

Bring It On Again

Bring It On: All or Nothing

Bring It On: Fight to the Finish

Bring It On: In It to Win It

Cocktail

Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close

Lethal Weapon

Lethal Weapon 2

Lethal Weapon 3

Lethal Weapon 4

Little Women

Michael Clayton

Midnight in Paris

Mixed Signals

More Than a Game

Pandemic

Piglet’s Big Movie

Rugrats Go Wild

Scary Movie

Scream 3

Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines

The Art of War

Tropic Thunder

V for Vendetta

JULY 2

Breakfast at Tiffany’s

JULY 8

Alpha & Omega: Journey to Bear Kingdom

Real Husbands of Hollywood: Seasons 1-5

JULY 9

Ratchet and Clank

Serena

JULY 11

Alice Through the Looking Glass

JULY 14

Wild Hogs

JULY 15

Convergence

Lockup: State Prisons: Collection 1

Small Is Beautiful: A Tiny House Documentary

JULY 16

Changeling

Wanted

JULY 29

The Den

JULY 30

A Cinderella Story

Hurricane of Fun: The Making of Wet Hot

Swing State 

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