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I’m glad to know I’m not the only aging Xer who misses Phoebe Cates.

Forgotten Films

Do you know why so many men of my generation don’t like Kevin Kline?  It’s simple, he took Phoebe Cates off the market!  Not only did he succeed in landing the ultimate 80’s dreamgirl, but then she pretty much retired from making movies to focus on being a wife and a mother.  That’s certainly an admirable thing but it severely limited her filmography.  Still, no matter what, her place in film history is secure.  I don’t mean to get crude here, but I think it’s accurate to say that she is the star of what is probably the most famous topless scene in the past 100+ years of moviemaking.  That being the scene where she emerges from the pool in “Fast Times at Ridgemont High.”  That scene certainly caught a lot of people’s attention back in 1982 and it led to her starring in a teen sex comedy the following…

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I'm an award-winning journalist in Harrisburg, Pa. I also run and cook all the things.
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