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Dunk the bag an pour the water! Another retro movie weekend has just hit our shores and is shaping up to be another beauty from the deep!

With our pillows plumped, our blankets… being blankety and our cups full of something hot, we’re looking as ready as ever to take on another weekend packed full of retro movie gold. Will we be in the future? Will we be taken back to the dark ages? No matter what we’re wearing, we will be able to embark on a mighty adventure from the comfort of our own sofa. Hold on tight peeps!

SATURDAY 13th January

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The Borrowers (1997) E4 12:00pm-1:45pm (1 hour 45 minutes)
A family of four-inch-high people living beneath the floorboards of an ordinary human home help the owner’s son fight back when a dastardly lawyer plans to demolish the house and make way for a luxury apartment block. Children’s fantasy, starring John Goodman, Jim Broadbent, Celia Imrie, Flora Newbigin and Tom Felton.

Smokey and the Bandit II (1980) Sony Movie Channel 1:40pm-3:50pm
The maverick haulier must overcome a crisis of confidence when he and his friends are hired to transport a pregnant elephant to Texas, a mammoth task that proves far from easy, especially with their old enemy in hot pursuit. Road comedy, with Burt Reynolds, Jackie Gleason, Jerry Reed, Dom DeLuise and Sally Field.

Free Willy 2: The Adventure Home (1995) ITV 2:30pm-4:20pm (1 hour 50 minutes)
The friendly whale is reunited with Jesse, the boy who saved him from captivity. Jesse and his younger half-brother Elvis take time out from a family holiday to help save Willy and his pod from the danger posed by oil spilling from a crippled tanker. Family adventure, starring Jason James Richter, Michael Madsen, August Schellenberg and Francis Capra.

Fun Fact: The VHS for this film came with an infomercial to receive donations needed to relocate the star orca, Keiko, back to the ocean.

Short Circuit (1986) Film4 5:05pm-7:05pm (2 hours)
A military robot is struck by lightning and develops a mind of its own. The machine embarks on a series of comic misadventures, but the company that made him wants him back. He realises his only hope is to convince the scientist who invented him that he really is alive. Sci-fi comedy adventure, starring Steve Guttenberg, Ally Sheedy and Fisher Stevens.

Mannequin (1987) 5STAR 5:10pm-7:00pm
A struggling artist gets a job as a window dresser for a department store, only to discover one of his dummies is a reincarnated Egyptian princess who comes to life at night. As he falls for the living doll, she inspires him to transform the shop’s display and make it the most spectacular in town. Fantasy comedy, starring Andrew McCarthy and Kim Cattrall.

The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001) ITV2 6:30pm-9:00pm (2 hours 30 minutes)
An unassuming hobbit is plunged into a battle against the forces of darkness when his uncle bequeaths him a magical ring of immense power. He joins a fellowship of heroes to embark on a perilous quest to destroy the ring before it falls into the hands of its creator – a dark lord who needs it to regain his power and conquer the world. The first part of Peter Jackson’s epic fantasy trilogy based on JRR Tolkien’s novel, starring Elijah Wood, Ian McKellen, Viggo Mortensen, Sean Astin, Christopher Lee, Liv Tyler and Orlando Bloom.

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Payback (1999) ITV4 9:25pm-11:30pm
A small-time crook is betrayed and left for dead by his wife and partner in crime. A year later, he returns seeking his share of their ill-gotten gains – but his former friend has gone up in the underworld and getting his due means taking on a powerful crime syndicate. Remake of 1967 thriller Point Blank, starring Mel Gibson, Kris Kristofferson, Gregg Henry, Maria Bello, James Coburn and Lucy Liu.

Jaws 2 (1978) ITV 10:45pm-12:45am (2 hours)
The seaside resort of Amity is terrorised once again by a man-eating great white shark. While police chief Brody struggles to alert the townsfolk to the magnitude of the danger, a group of teenagers – including Brody’s two sons – is adrift at sea in waters hunted by the shark. Thriller sequel, starring Roy Scheider, Lorraine Gary and Murray Hamilton.

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SUNDAY 14st January

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Death Becomes Her (1992) ITV 2:40pm-4:35pm (1 hour 55 minutes)
Two romantic rivals are both granted the secret of eternal youth by a mysterious mystic. However, as they battle to get their claws into a plastic surgeon, they discover their now-immortal bodies are capable of taking whatever damage they can dish out. Black comedy fantasy, starring Goldie Hawn, Meryl Streep, Bruce Willis and Isabella Rossellini.

Dennis the Menace Strikes Again (1998) Channel 5 3:15pm-4:40pm (1 hour 25 minutes)
The pint-sized terror returns to wreak fresh havoc on his long-suffering neighbours, this time setting out to help grouchy Mr Wilson celebrate his birthday – whether he wants him to or not. Sequel to the 1993 family comedy, starring Justin Cooper, Don Rickles, George Kennedy and Brian Doyle-Murray.

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Fun Fact: Helen drinks the potion on October 26, 1985. This is the present date in Back to the Future (1985), which was also wrote and directed by Robert Zemeckis.

Hulk (2003) Film4 3:45pm-6:25pm (2 hours 40 minutes)
Scientist Dr Bruce Banner turns into the rampaging green Hulk after exposure to a huge dose of gamma radiation, prompting the military to embark on a no-holds-barred mission to destroy the monster. Meanwhile, Banner’s unstable father resurfaces, holding the secret to his transformation. Comic-book adventure from director Ang Lee, starring Eric Bana, Jennifer Connelly, Sam Elliott and Nick Nolte.

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The ‘Burbs (1989) 5STAR 4:00pm-6:00pm
The arrival of secretive neighbours sparks an unhealthy curiosity in a group of friends, leading them to go to bizarre lengths to discover the truth about the newcomers. However, their investigations take an even weirder twist when they begin to suspect their unseen fellow suburbanites are part of a cannibalistic cult. Joe Dante’s black comedy, starring Tom Hanks, Bruce Dern, Carrie Fisher, Corey Feldman and Henry Gibson.

Pixels (2015) Channel 5 6:10pm-8:00pm
Aliens declare war on Earth having seen video games from the 1980s and interpreted them as a threat. Their attack comes in the form of deadly recreations of classic video games, so the US government recruits four former arcade champions to repel the attack. Sci-fi comedy, starring Adam Sandler and Peter Dinklage.

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Whatever you’re up to this weekend, do the washing up before you leave. You’ll thank us later.

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With tons of totally original designs created by our in-house team (and mega fans of all things retro!), our TruffleShuffle exclusives are ideal if you’re looking for a truly unique tee! And this weekend only, we’re offering you lovely lot a cracking 25% off your faves from our collection, so you can rock that awesome top on Christmas Day and beyond. Season’s greetings indeed!

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Take a peek at some of our favourite picks from our range of totally top, TruffleShuffle T-Shirts…

Men’s Mr Grumpy I Had Fun Once T-Shirt

Men's Mr Grumpy I Had Fun Once T-Shirt

If your favourite festive phrase is more of a Ho Ho NO, then this Mr Men Mr Grumpy tee is made for you! We had fun once…never again!!

Women’s Grey Stranger Things Inspired Upside Down T-Shirt

Women's Grey Stranger Things Inspired Upside Down T-Shirt

If you’re a fan of the Netflix mega hit Stranger Things (and if not, why not and where have you been?!) then you’ll know it’s all about the mysterious, scary world of the Upside Down. We ourselves are feeling topsy turvy about this ultra-cool Stranger Things T-Shirt, with its super vintage vibes and cool distressed finish!

Women’s Harry Potter Happiness Can Be Found T-Shirt

Women's Harry Potter Happiness Can Be Found T-Shirt

Happiness can also be found…in this T-Shirt! What a wonderful sentiment – this cheery Harry Potter T-Shirt features one of the iconic quotes from Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban – and has just enough festive sparkle to give you an extra boost of Christmas cheer this season!

Men’s Stranger Things Inspired Hawkins Indiana Arcade Heather Blue And Navy Ringer T-Shirt

Men's Stranger Things Inspired Hawkins Indiana Arcade Heather Blue And Navy Ringer T-Shirt

Okay okay so we know we’re choosing two Stranger Things tees…but it’s too good, we couldn’t help ourselves! Inspired by the tee worn by the Arcade Guy in Stranger Things 2, the only accessory you’ll need to go with this tee is a packet of crisps and a dose of attitude.

Men’s Old School Gamer T-Shirt

Men's Old School Gamer T-Shirt

A real gamer-geek’s T-Shirt of choice! If you long for the lazy, hazy days of retro gaming glory, bring all your old favourites back to life with this awesome gaming controller tee.

There you have it guys! You won’t find these top tees anywhere else so grab your faves before they’re gone. With 25% off using code TEESON, it’s a tee-sy decision to make (ahem..)

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Heads up peeps! We’ve had an arrival of brand new retro tees and old favourites on new colours and garments that are perfect for any retro 80s/90s enthusiast!

Let me take you through our new collection, featuring a range of inspired 90s T-Shirts, Count Duckula, Labyrinth and Roald Dahl. Something for everyone I’m sure you’ll agree and these vintage T-Shirts are exclusive to TruffleShuffle, so you won’t find them anywhere else!

Yin and Yang feature on this awesome 90′s inspired tee! Light and dark, high and low, hot and cold, fire and water, life and death – all summed up on one cool t-shirt! Utter harmony!  Available on a Ladies Speckled Cropped Black Tee and a Men’s Dark Heather Tee.

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Show some 90′s attitude with this wicked Word. slogan tee!  Did you know that this urban slang is a shortened version of US inmates saying, ‘my word is my bond’, well there you go!  Available on Ladies White Burnout Tee and a Grey Curved Hem, Cropped Vest.

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Oh no! You didn’t follow the rules…you can’t sit with us!  Inspired by the 2004 hit, Mean Girls – the slogan has been given some modern day sass with the likes of Rhianna and Cara Delevingne sporting their appreciation! According to the ‘Burn Book’ this tee is a must have for all fans!  Available on a Ladies White Tee and Pink Vest.

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Wow! This t-shirt is music to our ears! Whether you’re a walkman kinda guy, an I-pod enthusiast – or if you prefer nothing more than your favourite track on vinyl, this Music t-shirt is a must have! While flaunting your appreciation for music through the years – you’ll get massive high fives from music lovers from every era!  Available on a Ladies Scoop Neck Tee and a Mens Long Sleeved Ringer Shirt.

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‘Don’t worry my Ducky Poos, Nanny’s here, she knows what to do!’  First aired in 1988, Count Duckula has become one of the nations favourite animated creations to hit our TV screens! Celebrate this great existence with our awesome comic style print tee, a must have for any fan.  Available on a Ladies Blue V-Neck T-Shirt and a Mens Heather Royal Tee.

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Featuring a print of the legendary David Bowie as Jareth and inspired of course by his famous Dance Magic Dance moves and lyrics – this exclusive Labyrinth design, now available on a ladies vest, is the perfect tribute to one of the most loved scenes from the classic movie.Labyrinth

Game on! As geek-chic is in season, EVERY season – we suggest you seriously flaunt your love for Old Skool cool with this exclusive design, now available on a baby blue ladies tee! Score some points with fellow gamers and look cool at the same time! *Win-Win*GamerWe are absolutely honoured to have this exclusive Roald Dahl range available at TruffleShuffle! Combining the best author of our time, with the world’s best children’s illustrator – the results speak for themselves. This vest comes in white and features a front cover illustration of the classic book, Charlie and The Chocolate Factory! A must have for any Roald Dahl fan.Roald Dahl

Pick up one of these little beauties of your very own today from just £19.99. See you there!

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Happy Video Games Day!

by James on September 12, 2013

We would like to wish you all a very happy Video Games Day!!  If you’re a retro gamer with a taste for anything in pixels we’ve got a great selection of Video Game T-Shirts and other treats you’re sure to love.  From Sega to Nintendo Tees, Pac-Man to Space Invaders and with a healthy dose of Tetris thrown in, you’re bound to find something to fall in love with.

All your favourite Nintendo paraphernalia has been brought back to life on these amazing Old Schol Gamer tees exclusive to TruffleShuffle. This is a real gamer-geek’s t-shirt of choice, be proud to show off your gaming skills!!!

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This is an absolute must have for ALL gamer geeks or geekesses! Covered in an array of colourful arcade ghosts, this amazing Pac-Man backpack has the real waka waka factor!

What an absolute classic! This wicked, exclusive Sega T-Shirt comes with a classic and much-loved Sega Logo print, incorporating the famous and iconic Hedgehog character Sonic! What a dude.

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If, like Sonic the Hedgehog – you find yourself whizzing around all day, this tin tote would be the perfect addition to your busy schedule! Perfect for lunch, stationery, letters – or even just to store your odds and sods. Forget Gamer Chic…it’s all about ‘Gamer Keep’! This Sonic The Hedgehog Scene Tin Tote features a scene from one of our favourite 80′s video games…a must have for any organised fan!

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Featuring the arcade game of all arcade games, these Pac-Man headphones are a real must have for all fans of the 80′s hit game! With a classic design, these will help you show off your appreciation in style!

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Bring some magic into your home with this wicked, official Tetris light! The seven individual Tetrimono pieces can be stacked in endless combinations. They magically illuminate when stacked together, but turn off when they are removed from the stack. Wowsers, that’s pretty impressive to us!

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If you are a fan of gaming, this classic Nintendo Controller Tee could be the perfect ‘console’ation if the trials off everyday life are keeping you from your games.

NintendoIf you loved the above T-Shirt you can complete your outfit with this mega Nintendo Gamer Controller backpack, oh yes! This big old bag has ample room for games consoles, games, joysticks oh and is equally as useful for school, a night away, shopping or just day to day carrying functions!

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This is a real treat for any fans of gaming, a Space Invaders vintage arcade design! With intentionally distressed graphics, these retro Space Invaders t-shirt really has the authentic look of an original, well-loved find!

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This fabulous, Pac-Man fleece blanket features the unmistakable game board design. The throw is a lightweight, but nice and warm and is made from super soft micro fiber fleece. You’ll find the non-gamers in your life will end up using it because it’s so comfortable, and you’ll love it because it’s PAC-MAN.

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Aww…nothing better than some 80′s loving, and this mug says it all. Pay homage to the coolest game ever with this ‘I love Gaming’ mug. We sure know the way to your Tetris shaped heart! <3

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They may look cute and unassuming but Nintendo Boo’s are normally up to no good and you need to watch them like a hawk! The ghostly creature cowers and covers its face when looked at and when turning around will gain the courage to creep up behind its target in an attempt to defeat it. Oooh sneaky!

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