The Amazing 90’s April 22

The trip down memory lane continue on The Amazing 90’s this week.

In Episode Two: A look at the breakthrough girl power movie of the 90s, Thelma and Louise; The story of Lorena Bobbitt who cut off her husband John Wayne Bobbitt’s penis; The tragic story of Playboy centrefold Anna Nicole Smith who married her 86 year old billionaire then died of a prescription drug overdose; A look behind the scenes at the plot to replace Bob Hawke with Paul Keating as PM, including interviews with Graham Richardson, the Labor powerbroker at the centre of the coup and Channel 9 political editor Laurie Oakes who broke the story and how the world connected to the Internet and Bill Gates belief in the early 90s that there was no money to be made out of the web.

Plus, a look back at one of the great figures of the 20th Century, Nelson Mandela, and his release from prison to rise to become President of South Africa; a look at the birth of reality TV, plus the bombing of the World Trade Centre: The 1993 bombing eight years before 9/11.

The Amazing 90’s airs 8:40 PM Wednesday on  Nine.