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"Television! Teacher, mother... secret lover." - Homer Simpson. The Watson is a weekly TV podcast where the most critically acclaimed show of the moment is analyzed and critiqued by comedians Taylor Hall and Kyle Bertusen.

"Television! Teacher, mother... secret lover." - Homer Simpson. The Watson is a weekly TV podcast where the most critically acclaimed show of the moment is analyzed and critiqued by comedians Taylor Hall and Kyle Bertusen.
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"Television! Teacher, mother... secret lover." - Homer Simpson. The Watson is a weekly TV podcast where the most critically acclaimed show of the moment is analyzed and critiqued by comedians Taylor Hall and Kyle Bertusen.




Ep 95: The other shows of 2017

Before our Best of 2017 list, here is all the stuff we watched that (probably) won't make it into the upcoming list. But you never know as this was ... supposed to be up some time ago. My apartment has mold! And other things that prevented this episode from launching on time WAAAY back at the end of November. So, I apolegize about the delay, everything from family emergencies, house emergencies, emergency emergencies and more prevented this episode from launching on time so I apolegize...


Ep.94 - Stranger Things, S2 ( All The Things Retrospective)

Stranger Things is almost a month old! And that means it's time for us to retrospective this jam all the way through, i.e. fairly obvious recollections from my new purchase - A notebook. Seriously, Kyle's been busy as heck and I had to edit this thing three times because of computer dying and getting a new one. Nonetheless, here it is! Hopefully you don't notice a sound problem as that took forever to fix. Well then - Taylor


Ep. 92: The Deuce vs American Vandal.

Best of September! Although I watched Narcos and, well, I can't believe I liked it! But then I forgot I watched it! So there's that! Stop screaming It's a Kyle / Taylor production of the best shows of the month and they're very different and you're probably not watching them so no spoilers!


Ep 91 - Top 5 Shows of Summer 2017

The top 5 shows of Summer 2017! Brought to you by tardiness, a head infection, asthma attacks, headaches and Blue Apron, the only way to cook.


Ep 89 - Game of Thrones Season 6 ... so far, except this last one 'cause it hasn't aired yet.

We're back! A Dinosaur story! We discuss the season of Game of Thrones thus far as we lead into the new episode. That's right! It's another Game of Thrones podcast! Except, we've been doing this two years bruh. Alright, also, I'm back (Taylor). I'll explain later but cut it out of this episode for time. I'll put it in another post. For now it's just Taylor and Kyle talking about the the season of GoT as we head into the new episode.


Ep 88 - Game of Thrones Season 7 Episode 3

Kyle still can't find Taylor. Who knows where he is at. We know where all the characters from GoT are. They're all in Westeros. Except Sam and Gilly and baby and Jorah. Who cares though. We have comedians Arielle Laguette and Brett VerVoort on the podcast today. Where is Taylor?


Ep. 86 - Memorial Day, I guess?

This week we go over last weeks stuff following the lack of stuff from Memorial day I suppose! Also, I'm in England! So I tried editing this across 36 of plane tickets since Sunday. Austin - Toronto / Toronto - London and boy are my arms tired because it hurts to bend down because I have a sinus infection and an infected left eye. Also! This took 25 hours to finish due to online wireless uploads! That's a bit too long. -


Ep.82 - The Girls Guys

This week special guests Louie Sanchez and Clayton Cook fill in for Kyle as we discuss one of the show's hate cornerstone - GIRLS. Please give us your ears and time as we discuss the finale of this cultural milestone.


Ep.81 - Legion Ep.8 w/Brett Vervoort

So it has come to this ... the last episode of the season and, oh! It's quite fun. Or is it?! It is. Special thanks to special gues and special person, Brett Vervoort for coming on!


Ep.80 - Legion ep.7

The episode before THE episode. Literally and literally as the newest and final episode of the season airs the day that this - a podcast about the seventh episode - hits. Does that make Legion-esque sense? Hopefully, yes and yes. Seriously though, good episode.


Ep.79 - SXSW + WWW (What We're Watching) + LEGION

Brett Vervoort stops by to talk the newest episode of Legion and we go over the recent SXSW television showcases around the city. WARNING - the sound is echo-y as we recorded it downtown at a theater. Editing was made to fix it, but it's still there. We will have a normally recorded episode this coming week. Apologies - TH


Ep. 76 - Most Anticipated tv shows of 2017 Pt. 2

2017 just. keeps. happening....


The Watson does improv: EGGS in Improv4Humans

In this bonus episode, Kyle and Taylor perform at improv4humans contest to find the funniest troupe. This is a bonus episode and totally un-tv related. That episode is above. But, it's still a fun one if you're interested.


Ep. 75 Fucking January + Most Anticipated Shows Of 2017- Yea Or Nah Edition

This episode we discuss the shows that we've tried in 2017 and give the ol' yes or nose to some of the shows coming our way in 2017


Ep. 74 - Black Mirror S3 Retrospective

The Watson is coming back from its winter slumber with a delayed, yet epic-sized episode all about Black Mirror and it's third season where we discuss each episode and each rank our favorites. Special Guest: Comedian Nathan Ehrman!


Ep. 73 Top 10 Shows of 2016

Oh, boy! Holidays and obligations. But with it, the best time of the year - Critic lists! Subjective, fun and important. The Top 10 time of the year is a time to honor and enjoy. So, please to enjoy our Top 10 TV Shows of the year (that we managed to watch, because, seriously, there was A LOT on TV this year. Dirk Gently? We don't even mention that in the episode, but I heard it's really fun. Evil Dead? Nope. But we want to! One day...)!


Ep. 72: Westworld "The Bicameral Mind"

Jonathan Nolan finally enters the director's tail on the longest time-displacement exercise in Nolan family history, telling the long tale of the jilted lover and Ford's final, "go fuck yourself, San Diego" speech + plan. Numerous guests and sound issues this week as we engaged a five-person roundtable discussion mere minutes following the finale. Special guests include: Arielle Laguerta, Kelsey Novak and David Howe! The Watson is a tv-specific podcast about golden-age dramas. Find us on...


Ep. 71 - Westworld "The Well-Tempered Clavier"

This week special guest, Malia Moss talks as we cover the second-to-last episode of Westworld for an entire year-and-a-half or more. That's clumsy, but basically - SOAK IT IN. It's almost gone and when it's gone, it's going to be gone. All those people asking, "Have you heard of Westworld?" in six months are only going to make the wait all the more frustrating. But we know ... we know.


Ep. 70 Westworld "Trace Decay"

This week our special guest, Twitter impresario, stand-up and improvisor Katie Stone joins us for an unruly episode of The Watson as theory fever comes to a head. Spoiler tag up front - It's all spoilers. Sorry for the slight delay on this week's episode, both hosts are recovering from dental surgery. Hooray!


Ep.69 Westworld “Trompe L’Oeil”

Ford shows his hand, or, Bernard's hand as it were. Theresa bids the show adieu (which, we didn't talk about too much) and William and Dolores make a middling return, this week on the first ever Kyle-free episode! And it's the 69th one! Come on! Subscribe and review on itunes, stitcher, podbean and Google Home (probably).