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The podcast where Dr. Sam and Dr. Fran put your favorite TV shows and movies on the couch and analyze the way psychology is portrayed on our screens

The podcast where Dr. Sam and Dr. Fran put your favorite TV shows and movies on the couch and analyze the way psychology is portrayed on our screens

Location:

United States

Description:

The podcast where Dr. Sam and Dr. Fran put your favorite TV shows and movies on the couch and analyze the way psychology is portrayed on our screens

Language:

English


Episodes

In Session with “In Treatment: Eladio” (S4E1)

7/29/2021
Dr. Sam and Dr. Fran are back this week with a full session covering a detailed therapy portrayal on a popular HBO show.

Duration:02:13:02

Second Opinion on SNL and Always Sunny

7/15/2021
This week Dr. Sam and Dr. Fran introduce a new mini-session—Second Opinion. We surprise each other with therapy clips while reacting and sharing our thoughts on the spot. This week's Second Opinion features an SNL sketch and scenes from It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia.

Duration:00:57:20

In Mini-Session for Pride Month

6/24/2021
This week Dr. Sam and Dr. Fran introduce a new mini-session—Reel Rounds. In a special Pride Rounds, we share clips and discuss topics related to the portrayal of transgender women of color in the media.

Duration:00:54:16

In Session with “The Woman in the Window”

6/14/2021
Join Dr. Sam and Dr. Fran as we pull back the curtain to investigate agoraphobia in Netflix's latest psychological thriller.

Duration:02:22:08

Celebrating One Year!

5/27/2021
Join Dr. Sam, Dr. Fran and Producer Brandon to celebrate Freudian Scripts' first birthday!

Duration:01:26:39

In Session with “Atypical”

5/11/2021
A special guest joins Dr. Sam and Dr. Fran to talk about autism in teens, including dating, therapy and, of course, penguins.

Duration:02:22:34

In Session with “Rain Man”

4/16/2021
Join Dr. Sam and Dr. Fran as they hop into Raymond and Charlie Babbitt's 1949 Buick Roadmaster and drive into a classic film.

Duration:02:08:29

In Session with “Sharp Objects”

3/31/2021
Travel with Dr. Sam and Dr. Fran to Wind Gap with Camille Preaker as they investigate HBO's Sharp Objects. Who is murdering children in Wind Gap? What is going on with Camille, Amma, and Adora? The doctors solve those questions quicker than Detective Richard and the police chief solve the town's crimes. Dr. Sam and Dr. Fran review complex topics seen in the show including Camille's history of abuse, alcohol use, and non-suicidal self-injury. Would we expect someone to engage in self-harm the...

Duration:01:59:41

In Session with “The Perks of Being a Wallflower”

3/11/2021
You can be infinite with Dr. Sam & Dr. Fran this week as they discuss adolescent mental health.

Duration:01:53:22

In Session with “To the Bone”

2/25/2021
This week, Dr. Sam and Dr. Fran tackle a critical issue that will impact 29 million Americans during their lifetime — eating disorders.

Duration:02:23:35

In Session with “The Queen’s Gambit”

2/11/2021
Checkmate! Dr. Sam and Dr. Fran are back to discuss chess, drugs and... more chess.

Duration:01:56:16

In Session with “How the Grinch Stole Christmas”

12/17/2020
It's the..the..THE GRINCH! Dr. Sam and Dr. Fran travel to Whoville to discuss a favorite, holiday character. And maybe Freudian Scripts perhaps... teaches you a little bit more. Happy Holidays!

Duration:01:41:45

In Session with “Mean Girls”

12/3/2020
You can't sit with us! Well, you can if you listen to this week's session. Join us as Dr. Sam and Dr. Fran dissect one of your favorite, quotable comedies.

Duration:02:16:53

In Session with “One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest”

11/19/2020
Would anyone like to share with the group their level of excitement for this session? Join Dr. Sam and Dr. Fran as they discuss a classic on its 45th anniversary.

Duration:02:25:03

In Session with “Ratched”

10/29/2020
You are not sorry, but you will be if you miss this episode! Join Dr. Sam & Dr. Fran as they discuss Netflix's most viewed debut season of 2020.

Duration:01:54:56

In Session with “Shutter Island” with Dr. Weber

10/15/2020
Surrender your weapons and welcome to Ashecliffe Hospital. Join Drs. Sam and Fran along with a special guest as they try to solve a crime and survive the island. Good luck with your investigation but steer clear of the lighthouse.

Duration:02:15:54

In Session with “The Silence of the Lambs” with Dr. Adam

9/30/2020
Have the lambs stopped screaming? If not, listen to this week's session as Dr. Sam and Dr. Fran, with the assistance of a new expert, analyze one of the most notorious film villains.

Duration:02:26:06

Mini-Session 2: Q&A with Dr. De Los Reyes

9/24/2020
Join Dr. Sam and Dr. Fran as they welcome Dr. Andres De Los Reyes back for a Mini-Session! Dr. De Los Reyes returns to answer listener questions about graduate school, research, and a career in academia.

Duration:00:30:17

In Session with Iron Man and Spider-Man with Dr. De Los Reyes

9/17/2020
This week's session may not save the world but can teach you a couple of things about the heroes who do. Plus, Drs. Sam and Fran welcome Freudian Scripts' first guest!

Duration:00:58:46

In Session with “Silver Linings Playbook”

8/31/2020
Listen to this week's session and you will have a shot at a silver lining!

Duration:01:02:07