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Join Tim and Rob as they escape From Under The Thumb once a week to bring you unique, unscripted and sometimes adult comedy chat, guest interviews, a Beat The Intro music quiz and a classic movie review; we have comedy news from around the world and stories of our own.

Join Tim and Rob as they escape From Under The Thumb once a week to bring you unique, unscripted and sometimes adult comedy chat, guest interviews, a Beat The Intro music quiz and a classic movie review; we have comedy news from around the world and stories of our own.


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Join Tim and Rob as they escape From Under The Thumb once a week to bring you unique, unscripted and sometimes adult comedy chat, guest interviews, a Beat The Intro music quiz and a classic movie review; we have comedy news from around the world and stories of our own.






Episode 69 - Widescreen Edition

This time the boys have got the cameras working so they can actually see each other during recording; Rob poses a question from his Dodsworth family quiz and has also been having Milk dreams whilst Tim’s partner Abbie has been having altogether scarier dreams which include Eastenders characters. Scream 5 is in the news recently and are they bringing Stu from the original back to Woodboro? We talk about this possibility and why they didn’t do this story in Scream 3 as planned. Tim has...


Episode 68 - Didgeridoo For The NHS

During lockdown the guys are using the internet to record and have a catch up with how things are going. Rob has an unfortunate incident that would rock any couch potatoes world, we remember the old portable handheld televisions, Rob is missing Marco and Tim is trying to keep his son entertained and the Couch to 5k app. We discuss clapping for the NHS and the other ways to show our appreciation, people who sing in the street for our pleasure, Schwarzenegger in quarantine is Twitter gold,...


Episode 67 - The Springfield Tyre Fire

This week Tim and Rob decide they need to do a warm up quiz so we play the A-Z game with 60 seconds on the clock, Tim gets Movie Titles and Rob gets Band Names, you can join in at home and tell us how well you did. Both guys have had a kids birthday to endure whilst Rob has to start his diet again plus his graphics card died and went through the trauma of fixing that whilst scrolling through the forums. Tim has nearly finished his X-Files binge, Rob watches October Faction on Netflix and...


Episode 66 - Who Doesn't Love a Good Roger?

This week we talk about Bille Eilish’s Bond theme ‘No Time to Die’, Tim has been back to the dentist to have his tooth pulled but we think it’s a common misconception that all British teeth are knackered. Rob has to take part in a national survey so has a strange man turn up at his house and Tim gets a knock on his door after 8:30pm too (so late), Rob gets offended by Facebook, we come up with the chewable tea bag idea, Roger Federer is a bit camp and the Stranger Things 4 teaser...


Episode 65 - Can You Smell Beef?

This week we talk about death hoaxes as someone reported that popular UK childrens TV star Mr Tumble has died when he’s very much alive, who else has been falsely reported dead and why do they do this? We talk about CBeebies (BBC) bedtime routine for kids, Australian kids band ‘The Wiggles’ nearly lose a member, we talk about how hardcore Ross Kemp is and how could you finish a long running TV soap? Rob asks Tim to check if he’s going bald as people have been passing comment and Tim...


Episode 64 - Sax Heavy

This week Tim has been to the dentist in some kind of role reversal with Rob and Tim tells us of a time he had laughing gas in the 80’s, Rob has been struggling with his wheelie bins and Tim has dealings with the local Rag ‘n’ Bone man; we also talk about the Louise vs Peppa Pig court case and the similarities involving her song ‘Naked’ and Peppa Pigs Party, do they sound the same? Hear the news that Lethal Weapon 5 is definitely on the make with the duo on board for another outing, Tim...


Episode 63 - Butter & Sugar

This week we hear how Rob has broken his toe, Tim’s missus is probably having an affair and Marco has to pick up 10000 little rocks during the show due to a little accident just before hitting the record button. We discuss Hank Azaria who has decided to step down as the voice of Apu in The Simpsons and who could take over, we find out that just a fart machine can lighten up the Snooker finals but we miss the days of streakers at sports events and Tom Jones has knickers thrown at him on...


Episode 62 - The Last Chuckle

This week we find out that Marco hasn’t opened his Christmas present yet and he’s been spending Tim’s money on Goop’s brand new vagina scented candles, Tim tells us he’s got a “family car” for more room in the back seat and he’s been to see the dentist again. Rob went to the local Pantomime with the family and ends up participating more than he wanted to and he’s been using the Letterboxd app for a whole year and they’ve sent him some stats. Tim has seen Star Wars: Rise of Skywalker and...


Episode 61 - Fish Mouth

This week Rob is sick of his son coming into his bed during the night so decides to set up a camera in his room to see if anything is waking him up in the night, Tim has watched all the Nightmare on Elm Street films over Halloween and wants to start on Friday the 13th franchise too then tells us about his new research project. Rob tells us how he managed to lose his dog in the park and has Marco got himself a dog? Rob also wants to show Tim his new Batman socks and thinks someone may have...


Episode 60 - Trapdoor Auditions

This week Rob has been for an audition for the actual BBC, but has he had any success? We talk about a story that we may be getting from a listener about starring in a porn movie and Tim talks about his wife’s new, very expensive perfume and he’s not impressed. We discuss the news that Snickers have gone back to using the name Marathon for a limited time only, Rob discovers that Tim may have been part of some strange “Friend Transfer” when he was just a kid and our good podcasting friend...


Episode 59 - Top Shelf Stuff

This week we remember the corner shop having a VHS rental section, Rob has a parking dilemma when going to the Mobility shop and has Tim had another ghostly encounter? We find out that Honey isn’t allowed to be eaten by Vegans because it comes from a Bee.. and we’re confused, Tim is ready to talk about his addiction to After Eight chocolates, Rob watches Stakeout starring Richard Dreyfuss and Emilio Estevez then Tim gives us his verdict on Brightburn. Our listener story this week is told...


Episode 58 - Real Men Wear Jeans

We chose to record this episode on Friday 13th and suggest that it be called National Jason Vorhees Day from now on, also Rob’s Alexa gets filthy with her fact of the day and we talk about Kevin Hart. Tim has been celebrating his birthday this week and we find out that he is the IT department for the whole street and especially comes to the rescue of Elaine, the 80 year old from across the road. We have been provided with a listener story this week which is part two of a previous tale told...


Episode 57 - Straight Out Of A Pork Pie

This week Rob’s dog has an unfortunate stress related accident, Tim’s been to see a man who he hopes was a doctor for a prostate examination and a dentist sets fire to something in Rob’s mouth! The Great British Bake Off is back on Channel 4 here in the UK but don’t try and watch it using on-demand services, Tim watches a YouTube video about Benny Hill whilst in the bath, Rob’s wife may have a Minecraft addiction and we try to make a playlist for Marco and stumble on Housework Hits on...


Episode 56 - King Kong's Finger

This week Tim’s been cleaning his toilet without the help of Marco, Rob’s been to the dentist and doesn’t like what he’s hearing, we talk about men going shirtless during the heatwave and ask would you rather have a hot face but a battered body? Rob re-watches Broken Arrow from 1996 starring John Travolta and then watches the new Disney offering Mary Poppins Returns. Our listener story comes from Bobby Meek from the south who has a tale about his giant friend that used to come and visit...


Episode 55 - Fancy A Rummage?

This week Tim has had Crazy Trev around to some handy work and we talk about frosted glass in bathrooms, Rob’s been to Scotland and has a drug fuelled daughter to deal with and a son with no shoes and hates going swimming in the on site pool. Tim’s been watching GLOW on Netflix and has watched a few films from the Alien saga and talks a little about the coming projects, Rob watched A Dogs Journey on holiday and also watches Brightburn. This weeks listener story is provided by Anita of...


Episode 54 - Little Keaton

This week Tim is planning to take his lady away for a few nights and gets all romantic, Rob’s been to the hospital for a check up on his wrist again and we remember the days of Speedball 2, Kick Off 2 and Rainbow Islands on the Atari ST/Amiga and Fortnite has given us Season X. Rob has finally found a copy of the thriller ‘Pacific Heights’ from 1990 starring Michael Keaton, Matthew Modine and Melanie Griffiths and we also figure out that Michael Keaton has an occasional trait when...


Episode 53 - Keep The Head

This week Rob has the pain of taking Charlie to the tip after last weeks incident and they have experiences about the Car Boot sales, Tim’s been to the doctors for his ear ache and has a ‘Crazy Trev’ update for us. Rob talks about one of his daughters friends who can burp louder than anyone else on earth, Tim is taking his lady friend on a surprise trip for her birthday and we talk about Weird Science from 1985. We talk about Apollo: The Forgotten Films on Discovery which shows some...


Episode 52 - Never Been So Deep

This week we have real Dad tales as Tim has been hit by his son in a 2 year old RAGE and lost a tooth! Rob’s celebrated his 40th birthday and manages to pull the head off a statue at the end of the night, we’ve also watched the Young Guns movies from the late 80’s and Rob is hooked on Police Interceptors on Channel 5 as it’s all shot around where we live. We have a story from one of our listeners which hopefully becomes a new feature, this one is from CaperGirlMel who’s in Canada. In the...


Episode 51 - Hi Lorna

This week Rob has to wait in for a delivery and realises he’s never had a grandma, Tim gets a £2 cheque for his birthday every year from his grandparents, we talk about non uniform day’s at school and the stress that goes with it and Tim gives us an idea of what his school was like. We discuss the amazing story of Bob Lazar and his recent interview with Joe Rogan, we also wonder if this has sparked the ‘Storm Area 51’ Facebook group which everyone is joking about in the press. Tim...


Episode 50 - Don't Look Me In The Eye!

This week Rob has a rant about the local crossing guards / Lollipop Men and Women and has a window salesman with a wind problem, Tim watches Wimbledon in his whites whilst Marco brings him Strawberries and we ask if it’s OK to listen to your own podcast and think it’s funny? Rob starts watching Stranger Things season 3 on Netflix, he’s also been a little unwell, Tim is watching the BBC drama The Bodyguard and then we play another round of our Beat The Intro Quiz. We have news about a gent...