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“Sixteen Candles” is turning 35 years old!

The classic 1984 comedy about Samantha Baker (Molly Ringwald) dealing with her family forgetting her 16th birthday amidst the craziness of her older sister’s wedding weekend and her own love life that includes her crush on dream guy, senior Jake Ryan (Michael Schoeffling) while fending off the advances of the freshman known as Farmer Ted (Anthony Michael Hall).

T.J. and Jay break down John Hughes’ directorial debut that features so many quotable lines and memorable moments with a great cast that also includes John Cusack, Joan Cusack, Gedde Watanabe, Haviland Morris, Jami Gertz and Brian Doyle-Murray.

Find out who was almost cast as Jake Ryan and Farmer Ted, info on deleted scenes and take a look at some of the more controversial elements of the movie that would not make it into the movie if it was made today.

So sit back, relax and relive Samantha Baker’s Sweet 16 with us!

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The post We’ve Seen That: Sixteen Candles appeared first on Radio Influence.

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