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Is That Legal?

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Since the Coleco Adam was one of the many computers I had as a kid, it was a kick to stumble across this commercial. There’s a bonus, though, in this total rip-off from WarGames premise: the (very cute) girl in the commercial is none other than a young Lori Loughlin. The extra-special bonus, of course, is her line, which she utters twice – “Is that legal?” – – turns out to be more germane to her world than anyone dared imagine.