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When​ ​Jon​ ​Gabrus​ ​and​ ​Lauren​ ​Lapkus​ ​were​ ​growing​ ​up,​ ​they​ ​watched​ ​a​ ​lot​ ​of​ ​TV.​ ​Like,​ ​a​ ​LOT​ ​of TV.​ ​Now​ ​adults​ ​with​ ​minds​ ​hopelessly​ ​warped​ ​by​ ​television,​ ​they’ve​ ​come​ ​together​ ​to​ ​indulge their​ ​shared​ ​obsession.​ ​On​ ​Raised​ ​By​ ​TV,​ ​Jon​ ​and​ ​Lauren​ ​revisit​ ​the​ ​best​ ​and​ ​worst​ ​TV​ ​of​ ​the late​ ​80s​ ​and​ ​early​ ​90s​ ​-​ ​everything​ ​from​ ​game​ ​shows​ ​and​ ​TGIF​ ​to​ ​Oprah​ ​and​ ​cereal commercials.

When​ ​Jon​ ​Gabrus​ ​and​ ​Lauren​ ​Lapkus​ ​were​ ​growing​ ​up,​ ​they​ ​watched​ ​a​ ​lot​ ​of​ ​TV.​ ​Like,​ ​a​ ​LOT​ ​of TV.​ ​Now​ ​adults​ ​with​ ​minds​ ​hopelessly​ ​warped​ ​by​ ​television,​ ​they’ve​ ​come​ ​together​ ​to​ ​indulge their​ ​shared​ ​obsession.​ ​On​ ​Raised​ ​By​ ​TV,​ ​Jon​ ​and​ ​Lauren​ ​revisit​ ​the​ ​best​ ​and​ ​worst​ ​TV​ ​of​ ​the late​ ​80s​ ​and​ ​early​ ​90s​ ​-​ ​everything​ ​from​ ​game​ ​shows​ ​and​ ​TGIF​ ​to​ ​Oprah​ ​and​ ​cereal commercials.
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When​ ​Jon​ ​Gabrus​ ​and​ ​Lauren​ ​Lapkus​ ​were​ ​growing​ ​up,​ ​they​ ​watched​ ​a​ ​lot​ ​of​ ​TV.​ ​Like,​ ​a​ ​LOT​ ​of TV.​ ​Now​ ​adults​ ​with​ ​minds​ ​hopelessly​ ​warped​ ​by​ ​television,​ ​they’ve​ ​come​ ​together​ ​to​ ​indulge their​ ​shared​ ​obsession.​ ​On​ ​Raised​ ​By​ ​TV,​ ​Jon​ ​and​ ​Lauren​ ​revisit​ ​the​ ​best​ ​and​ ​worst​ ​TV​ ​of​ ​the late​ ​80s​ ​and​ ​early​ ​90s​ ​-​ ​everything​ ​from​ ​game​ ​shows​ ​and​ ​TGIF​ ​to​ ​Oprah​ ​and​ ​cereal commercials.

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Episodes

Introducing Gossip

6/14/2018
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Gossip is a new podcast (feat. Jon Gabrus!) where three unlikely female friends meet each week to drink coffee and share the latest gossip floating around their not-so-traditional suburban town, Golden Acres. It’s the first-ever comedic soap opera (podcast). Find out what’s true, what’s false and if that priest really is a serial killer. Hear it in Apple Podcasts: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/gossip/id1391234259?mt=2 [itunes.apple.com]

Duration:00:03:24

20. Pique Your Clique (Live From Moontower with Arden Myrin)

6/13/2018
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Raised By TV wraps up another season with a episode live from Austin’s Moontower festival. Jon & Lauren have special guest Arden Myrin (Shameless) on hand to talk about hanging out with Marilyn Manson, and play “Pique Your Clique,” where they draft TV characters to create their new friend group. Plus a Very Special Episode of Beverly Hills 90210! This episode is brought to you by Mack Weldon (www.mackweldon.com code: TV), You Can’t Make This Up podcast, Care/Of (www.takecareof.com code:...

Duration:01:03:09

19. Oprah (w/ Kate Spencer and Elizabeth Laime)

6/6/2018
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Get your hankies ready, because this week Lauren is bringing on Kate Spencer (Forever35 podcast) and Elizabeth Laime (Totally Laime) to show Gabrus the power of Oprah. They listen to Oprah recite Maya Angelou, explain why her relationship with Gayle is so powerful, and watch an SNL sketch Elizabeth will never forget. Plus: an Oprah mystery from Episode 1 is resolved! This episode is brought to you by Mack Weldon (www.mackweldon.com code: TV), Leesa (www.leesa.com/RAISEDBY), and Hello Fresh...

Duration:01:12:08

18. Rider Strong

5/30/2018
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Boy, are Jon & Lauren excited to talk to Boy Meets World’s Rider Strong! He talks about his origins as a stage actor, his book-focused podcast Literary Disco, and today’s phone-obsessed generation, and answers the Boy Meets World questions you never thought to ask. Plus: a new improvised sitcom, “Meet The Meat!" This episode is brought to you by Mack Weldon (www.mackweldon.com code: TV) and Hullo (www.hullopillow.com/tv).

Duration:00:55:13

17. Wrestling (w/ Dan Black, Matt McCarthy)

5/23/2018
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Dan Black (Comedians Of Wrestling) and Matt McCarthy (We Watch Wrestling) are here to teach Jon and Lauren (especially Lauren) all about professional wrestling! They explain why wrestling appeals to your inner sense of justice, and watch classic moments from Rick Rude hitting on Jake “The Snake” Roberts’ wife to The Miz blowing up at Daniel Bryan. Plus: a Very Special Episode of Full House! This episode is brought to you by Mack Weldon (www.mackweldon.com code: TV), Leesa...

Duration:01:04:16

16. Captain Picard and Pube Stories (w/ Nicole Byer)

5/16/2018
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Nicole Byer of "Nailed It!" and the “Why Won’t You Date Me?” podcast is on the show today! She talks about her early crush on Star Trek's Jean-Luc Picard, reading Judy Bloom books and going to Discovery Zone, and she bonds with Gabrus on being the loudest sibling. Plus: The gang takes a Pop Tart break, and create a new improvised sitcom, “Fathers Of The Bride!" This episode is brought to you by Mack Weldon (www.mackweldon.com code: TV), Hullo (www.hullopillow.com/tv), and Hello Fresh...

Duration:00:49:41

15. Thank Goodness It’s Friday, April 13th, 1990

5/9/2018
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To get a true TGIF experience, Lapkus & Gabrus watch the specific episodes of Full House, Perfect Strangers and Family Matters that aired on Friday, April 13th, 1990. How do they hold up in 2018? Hopefully better than the Lunchables they eat for their snack segment. Plus: some April 1990 facts, and a new improvised sitcom, “Dad Detectives!" This episode is brought to you by Mack Weldon (www.mackweldon.com code: TV), Leesa (www.leesa.com/RAISEDBY), and Tripping.com (www.tripping.com/TV).

Duration:00:53:30

14. Godzilla, The A Team and TV Guide (with Scott Aukerman)

5/2/2018
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Comedy Bang Bang and Threedom's own Scott Aukerman joins Jon & Lauren to remember a whole different era of TV! He talks about poring through TV Guides as a kid, Godzilla's sidekick Godzooky, and watching sex scenes with his parents. Then, on the debut of Improvised Sitcoms, Nicole Byer stops by to create a show that never was. This episode is brought to you by Mack Weldon (www.mackweldon.com code: TV) and Quip Toothbrush (www.getquip.com/TV).

Duration:00:51:18

13. Sitcom Sidekicks

4/25/2018
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This week Jon & Lauren discuss a classic sitcom character - the parentless child or wacky neighbor who always seems to be around. They gain new appreciation for Wilson on Home Improvement, watch an upsetting scene from Doogie Howser, and chow down on Totino's pizza rolls and Orange Crush. Later, Scott Aukerman joins in for a Very Special Episode of Boy Meets World. This episode is brought to you by Mack Weldon (www.mackweldon.com code: TV), Leesa (www.leesa.com/RAISEDBY), and So Delicious...

Duration:00:53:05

12. Teen Angst TV (with Dave Nadelberg)

4/18/2018
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Dave Nadelberg, the creator of “The Mortified Guide” on Netflix, joins Jon & Lauren to talk about teen soaps from The Wonder Years to Freaks And Geeks. Together they answer questions from "Is Angela’s relationship with Jordan Catalano on My So-Called Life realistic?” to "Why weren’t there more hand jobs on Beverly Hills 90210?" Plus a Very Special Episode of Home Improvement! This episode is brought to you by Mack Weldon (www.mackweldon.com code: TV), The Amazing Gayl Pile, So Delicious...

Duration:00:56:34

11. Snick

4/11/2018
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Raised By TV is back, and Jon & Lauren are talking about Nickelodeon’s original late night block Snick! They enter the secret world of Alex Mack, get Afraid of the Dark, go on Adventures with Pete & Pete, eat Airheads and debate how to say the word “crayon." Plus: special guest Scott Aukerman joins a Very Special Episode of Punky Brewster. This episode is brought to you by Mack Weldon (www.mackweldon.com code: TV), So Delicious Dairy Free (www.sodeliciousdairyfree.com/tv), Hello Fresh...

Duration:01:00:55

Season 2 Announcement

3/12/2018
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Jon & Lauren are coming back for a new season of Raised By TV! Catch the season premiere on Stitcher Premium March 14th, and everywhere else April 11th. Go to http://stitcherpremium.com/raisedbytv and use promo code "TV" to get one month of Stitcher Premium free.

Duration:00:00:38

10. Q&A

1/10/2018
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It’s the season finale of Raised By TV, and Jon & Lauren are taking your calls and reading your tweets! Jon wants a realistic reboot of GI Joe, Lauren remembers the awful pilot of Teen Angel, both of them are horrified by the Ninja Turtles’ appearance on Oprah, and they leave you with a Very Special Episode of Full House. This episode is brought to you by Squarespace (www.squarespace.com code: TV), Hello Fresh (www.hellofresh.com code: RAISED30), Leesa (www.leesa.com/RAISEDBY), and...

Duration:00:58:40

9. Mt. Crushmore (Live at UCB w/ Nick Wiger, Betsy Sodaro, Christine Lakin)

1/3/2018
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Recorded last Thanksgiving at UCB Sunset, Jon & Lauren invite their friends Nick Wiger (Doughboys) and Betsy Sodaro (Horny 4 Horror) to the dinner table to discuss their favorite TV crushes. Then, special guest Christine Lakin (Step By Step, Hollywood Darlings) stops by to talk about her TV experiences. And you won’t want to miss a Very Special Episode of Family Ties! This episode is brought to you by Squarespace (www.squarespace.com code: TV), Tripping.com (www.tripping.com/TV), Leesa...

Duration:01:14:43

8. Sketch Comedy

12/27/2017
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Jon & Lauren get sketchy on an episode all about sketch comedy! They explain why watching SNL is like a sport and how great acting elevated Kids In The Hall, and revisit classic sketches from Mr. Show, In Living Color and more. Plus: another Very Special Episode of Roseanne with Scott Aukerman & Betsy Sodaro!

Duration:00:54:01

7. Christmas

12/20/2017
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Sleigh bells ring in this week’s Raised By TV, and Jon & Lauren are talking about Christmas episodes! They ask why so many sitcoms featured homeless people that turned out to be Santa, watch Christmas clips from Family Matters, Friends and The Simpsons, and sing along to an SNL classic. Plus: a very special episode of Punky Brewster!

Duration:00:54:22

6. Sitcom Draft (Live From Now Hear This)

12/13/2017
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Today’s episode was recorded live at the Now Hear This festival in New York City! Jon & Lauren do a “fantasy sitcom family draft,” where they pick the sitcom characters they would want in their real life family from Full House, Family Matters, Golden Girls and more. Then, Paul Scheer joins them for an especially disturbing Very Special Episode. This episode is brought to you by Shhhowercap.com (www.shhhowercap.com code: TV), Grasshopper (www.grasshopper.com/TV), and Modcloth...

Duration:01:16:25

5. TGIF

12/6/2017
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Duration:00:52:03

4. Commercials (w/ Mary Holland)

11/29/2017
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Today’s Raised By TV is brought to you by…commercials! Jon & Lauren realize that Creepy Crawlers is just an EZ-Bake Oven for bugs, recoil at the sexual innuendo of Mr. Bucket, and hated getting zit stickers when they played Girl Talk. Plus: Crocodile Dentist, Micro Machines, Fruit Stripe, Gushers, Crossfire, and a Very Special Episode with Mary Holland. Tweet your favorite TV commercial memories to the show @RBTVPod! This episode is brought to you by Modcloth (www.modcloth.com code: TV),...

Duration:01:00:10

3. Cartoons

11/22/2017
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Jon & Lauren are especially animated on today’s episode because it’s all about cartoons! Lauren explains which Animaniac is hottest, Jon was Lil in his Rugrats fan club, and both of them wonder if they have more cartoon memories of childhood than real memories. Plus: Tiny Toons, Inspector Gadget, Little Bits, Ninja Turtles, Arthur, Alvin & The Chipmunks, and a Very Special Episode with Scott Aukerman & Betsy Sodaro! This episode is brought to you by Mack Weldon (www.mackweldon.com code:...

Duration:00:54:29