The Golden Child


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On paper, a supernatural action/comedy starring Eddie Murphy should be our favorite movie ever. On film, it…isn’t. Luckily for us, watching Eddie Murphy Eddie Murphy-ing his way through The Golden Child is still pretty damn funny. It’s an 80s movie we didn’t actually see in the 80s, and on this episode we’re talking everything from its origins as a VERY different movie to its groundbreaking special effects.

Bonus Stage!

Welcome to this episode’s Bonus Stage, where you can see and learn more about some of the stuff we talked about.

Stop Motion Animation

The Golden Child Featured some groundbreaking special effects, including two great stop-motion animation sequences. The following video features both clips – the little dancing Pepsi can guy, and the Sardo Numspa demon – edited down to just the good stuff. Check it out:

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