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Drinks, debates and updates on shows that never made it past a first season.

Drinks, debates and updates on shows that never made it past a first season.
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Drinks, debates and updates on shows that never made it past a first season.

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Episode 38 - The Playboy Club

11/13/2017
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We’re back with a long, drunken recap of The Playboy Club. Lalique d’Bruzzi joins us to disturb Hugh Hefner’s ghost, make mad men comparisons, and dismantle the patriarchy. Watch the pilot here: http://putlocker.io/watch/JdA80YGL-the-playboy-club-season-1.html

Duration: 01:38:57


Episode 37 - Poochinski

9/18/2017
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Strap in for a visit to the uncanny valley as we cover Poochinski (1990). Casey Childers joins us to talk TV dogs, tropes, and to disturb the restless spirit of Peter Boyle. Watch the pilot here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LytgLZDzzAY

Duration: 01:15:50


Episode 36 - The Ben Stiller Show

8/31/2017
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Things get sketchy when we discuss The Ben Stiller Show. Comedian Drew Harmon joins us to talk comedy, ginger ale, and who can and cannot afford Spotify Premium. Watch the pilot here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wwviWcEQGCU

Duration: 01:30:50


Episode 35 - Girlboss

8/7/2017
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Comedian Aviva Siegel joins us once again, this time to talk Girlboss. We dissect this Netflix series, high fashion, and our favorite shit heads. Watch the pilot here: https://www.netflix.com/title/80115671

Duration: 01:43:57


Episode 34 - Heil Honey I'm Home!

6/27/2017
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Comedian Anthony Zuccaro joins us to unpack the extremely ill conceived Heil Honey, I'm Home! We discuss sitcom tropes, WWII, and in general display EXTREMELY poor taste. Watch the pilot here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mf9jJx0NSjw

Duration: 01:32:04


Episode 33 - MTV's Downtown

6/14/2017
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Since MTV’s Downtown is a show about losers living in a downtown apartment it seemed only right to have the hosts of this episode be two losers in their downtown apartment! Hear Mitch and Molly talk representation in media, MTV as it used to was, invent a new game, and as always fire off some A+ banter. Watch the pilot here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IXEjOdKryyE

Duration: 01:36:56


Episode 32 - Pitch

5/30/2017
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Lauren Parker (writer, GLOW podcaster) joins us to talk Pitch, another failed Fox pilot (but this time with baseball feelings). We talk america’s past time, fathers, and the unequivocal hotness of Zach Morris. Watch the pilot here: https://www.hulu.com/watch/985572

Duration: 02:15:37


Episode 31 - Rich Girls

5/16/2017
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Strap in for some belly laughs as we discuss MTV's reality show, Rich Girls. Margaux Poupard joins us to talk Lyme Disease, porch sex, and the early aughts. Watch the pilot on YouTube here: http://bit.ly/2qqzOl8

Duration: 01:41:23


Episode 30 - You Don't Know Jack

4/28/2017
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Tirumari Jothi joins us to discuss the video game-cum-gameshow, You Don't Know Jack. We play games, discuss nerd culture, and even receive a mysterious phone call.

Duration: 02:05:50


Episode 29 - Cowboy Bebop

4/14/2017
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Congratulations nerds, we're covering an Anime! We discuss Cowboy Bebop, underwear, and do a few pharmaceutical endorsements with comedy writer Mike Ottum. Watch the pilot dubbed or subbed here: http://hulu.com/s/KB8

Duration: 01:59:05


Episode 28 - Stripperella

3/28/2017
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Kaeli Quick returns! We talk (and moan) about Stripperella, Stan Lee's 2003 adult cartoon, feminism, and beautiful women everywhere. Watch the pilot here: http://ww1.cartooncrazy.me/watch/stripperella-episode-1-beauty-and-the-obese/ Get Mitch’s new solo rock album here: https://mitchellthompson.bandcamp.com/album/i-think-im-going-crazy

Duration: 02:14:13


Episode 27 - Police Squad!

3/14/2017
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Comedian Ash Fisher joins us to talk about Police Squad!, the 1982 show that inspired The Naked Gun movies. We talk slapstick, attention spans, and as always end up chatting about The Simpsons. Watch the pilot here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NMNHTZX2Tws

Duration: 01:37:45


Episode 26 - Terriers

2/27/2017
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Friend of the show RJ Mendoza joins us to talk 2010's sunny noir, Terriers. We chat about genre, film and eventually start a burrito feud that will divide the show like never before. Watch the pilot on Netflix here: https://www.netflix.com/title/70177059

Duration: 02:08:11


Episode 24 - Good Girls Revolt

1/30/2017
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Comedian Iris Benson joins the gang to discuss Good Girls Revolt, a surprisingly timely story of sexism, journalism, and civil rights. Watch the pilot here: https://www.amazon.com/Good-Girls-Revolt/dp/B017AOY4WS

Duration: 02:09:51


Episode 23 - That's My Bush!

1/12/2017
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Political activist Chris Gembinski joins us to talk the decidedly un-PC, That's My Bush! (and as always it devolves into a Simpsons discussion). Watch the pilot here: http://www.watchfree.to/tv-2b63-Thats-My-Bush-tv-show-online-free-putlocker.html/season-1-episode-1

Duration: 01:29:46


Episode 22 - Mixology

12/22/2016
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In the final podcast of 2016 comedian Moon Choe joins us to discuss the 2014 show, Mixology. In what quickly becomes our raunchiest episode ever, we talk dating, mating and blue dranks. Watch the pilot here: http://abc.go.com/shows/mixology/episode-guide/season-01/1-tom-and-maya

Duration: 01:42:15


Episode 21 - Beyond Westworld

12/8/2016
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Double date-cast! Comedy writer power couple, Ty and Gina Bardi join us to discuss the 1980 shit show, Beyond Westworld. We talk theme park disasters, submarines but mostly gab about HBO's Westworld. Watch the Beyond Westworld pilot here: https://www.warnerarchive.com/watch/beyond-westworld/14/1

Duration: 02:12:12


Episode 20 - Bridalplasty

11/21/2016
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Improviser and sketch comedian Lena Brooks joins us to discuss the 2010 reality masterpiece, Bridalplastly. We go deep on body positivity, blood, and the comparative bitchiness of Karma. Watch the pilot here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5gR2s6G_-3c&list=PLJd8npAFo9XwP5Y8p10zXfZbbR524EnP1

Duration: 01:42:34


Episode 19 - Profit

11/8/2016
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In a guestless (but still very good) episode we discuss the 1996 corporate drama, Profit. Mitch and Molly talk 90's business tropes, antiheroes, have one small fight, and do a quick retrospective on Failure to Launch itself. Watch the pilot here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=amWCBgCBEXY

Duration: 01:46:16


Episode 18 - The Grinder

10/17/2016
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Improviser Dan Burt guests this episode dedicated to Rob Lowe's opus, The Grinder. We talk lawyers fake and real, mom shows, and don't make a single joke about gay dating sites (our bad). Watch The Grinder on Netflix here: https://www.netflix.com/title/80057762?

Duration: 01:44:53

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