Wherein the guy from ER (no, not that guy; the other guy) stops the Cold War with the power of paintball.
But the Most Ridiculous Example Was ...
In Rad, the entire town -- not just the kids, or the parents, or the school, but every aspect of an official township, from local government to manufacturing to the restaurant owners -- revolves around BMX racing events.
Everything about this clip -- the hastily be-shoulderpadded dresses, the skintight white pants, the entire brigade of hyperblonde douche-villains -- is the most '80s thing you have ever, or will ever, witness in your life, until the almighty hand of God reaches down to take you into his embrace forever and ever, amen.
For example: Not only is the touching last dance of this high school's prom performed via an intricate series of bunny hops but, according to the DJ, Bicycle Boogie is a normal thing that happens so often that they have a fucking name for it. And he's right. Watch the kids when Bicycle Boogie is announced: It's like a fire drill to them. The entire school is so prepared for this moment that they instantly cease all irrelevant activities and clear the dance floor with a terrifying, Germanic efficiency. They're not smiling about it, or feigning mock disbelief, either. Nobody's looking around and laughing, like "Can you believe we're doing this?" No, they stoically march into their places around the school's official Rad-Dancing Ring, the DJ starts spinning "Send Me an Angel," somebody turns on the Slow Motion and Lens Flare Machine and Uncle Jesse's girlfriend from Full House mounts her trusty Huffy and does this without a hint of irony: