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Each week, actors Mark Gagliardi and Hal Lublin (Drunk History, The Thrilling Adventure Hour, Welcome to Night Vale) sit down to settle all the small debates that are a big deal to YOU - once and for all. No subject is too small for Mark and Hal to tackle! Even though you may think it's an impossible puzzle to solve, don't worry... We Got This!

Each week, actors Mark Gagliardi and Hal Lublin (Drunk History, The Thrilling Adventure Hour, Welcome to Night Vale) sit down to settle all the small debates that are a big deal to YOU - once and for all. No subject is too small for Mark and Hal to tackle! Even though you may think it's an impossible puzzle to solve, don't worry... We Got This!
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Each week, actors Mark Gagliardi and Hal Lublin (Drunk History, The Thrilling Adventure Hour, Welcome to Night Vale) sit down to settle all the small debates that are a big deal to YOU - once and for all. No subject is too small for Mark and Hal to tackle! Even though you may think it's an impossible puzzle to solve, don't worry... We Got This!

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Episodes

#137 - Best Kid's Show with Sydnee and Justin McElroy

10/11/2017
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When the topic of children's shows comes up, Mark and Hal don't just dig into their own adolescence; they recruit parents in the form of McElroys: Dr. Sydnee McElroy and Justin McElroy, to be precise. Together, a wide range of children's television programming is explored to come up with the ultimate answer! Come see us LIVE in L.A. with "Can I Pet Your Dog" on Sunday, November 5th! Get tickets here.

Duration: 01:25:03


#136 - Best Movie Costume with Paget Brewster

10/4/2017
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When you're trying to pick the greatest movie costume of all time, who do you get to join you? None other than Paget Brewster, who is no stranger to fashion OR films! Together Mark, Hal, and Paget review over 100 years of cinema, investigate house noises, and explore closets in closets to get the answer. See Mark and Hal in New York October 6th, 8th, and 9th! Get tickets and info here.

Duration: 01:37:02


#135 - Best Classic SNL Cast Member with Dave Thomas

9/27/2017
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On October 11, 1975 television sketch comedy experienced a seismic shift as NBC's Saturday Night made its premiere. Over the course of it's first five seasons, characters were created and stars were made, kicking off a cycle that continues over 40 years later. Looking back at that original five years, which of the comedy legends in that cast was the best? While Mark and Hal are huge SNL nerds, it made sense to get someone with inside information. Enter Dave Thomas, a comedy legend in his...

Duration: 01:18:31


#134 - Clean Slate VII

9/20/2017
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Will the slate ever be fully clean? Probably not, but that won't stop Mark and Hal from trying, revealing a bunch of embarrassing things about themselves, and issuing decisions that are carved into stone for all eternity! See Mark and Hal LIVE in NYC on 10/8 with special guest Jonathan Coulton! Get tickets here.

Duration: 00:51:18


#133 - Best Superpower (redo) with Scott Adsit LIVE from DragonCon

9/13/2017
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Last year, we got Best Super Power wrong. At least that's what our listeners decided when we gave them the opportunity to overrule one of our episodes. Recorded live at DragonCon 2017, we recruited Scott Adsit (Big Hero 6, 30 Rock, Moral Orel, Mr. Show) to help us relitigate the topic live, and now we can definitively say that we got it right! See Mark and Hal LIVE in NYC on 10/8 with special guest Jonathan Coulton! Get tickets here.

Duration: 00:53:11


#132 - Best Christopher Guest Mockumentary

9/6/2017
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Anyone unfamiliar with Christopher Guest's Mockumentary work: STOP WHAT YOU ARE DOING AND GO WATCH THEM ALL RIGHT NOW. Then listen to Mark and Hal delve into the canon and walk away with the best of the bunch. Get your tickets to see Mark and Hal LIVE in New York on October 8th!

Duration: 00:50:09


#131 - Best Star Wars Character with Paul & Storm

8/30/2017
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Mark and Hal are joined by returning guests Paul & Storm to delve into the Star Wars film canon and choose the best character. Will the light side of the Force win out over the darkness? Will a smuggler and a pirate prevail over a battle-tested princess-turned-general? Just how many of the finalists will be blood-related? Only one way to find out... See Mark and Hal in New York On October 8th! Get your tickets here

Duration: 01:21:56


#130 - Streaming TV Smackdown

8/23/2017
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Mark has done it again, this time taking two topics, deciding them both, then pitting the winners against one another. This time, it's all about streaming TV! Which service is best, and can the best streaming TV service topple watching live TV? Only one way to find out. See Mark and Hal LIVE in NYC on Sunday, October 8th at 6pm as part of NYCC Presents! Get tickets here.

Duration: 00:47:29


We Got This #129 - Oceans or Pools with Angela Webber

8/16/2017
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As we enter the dog days of summer, nothing feels more refreshing than a swim; but is it better to hop in the pool, or stride into the ocean? Mark and Hal are joined by Angela Webber, one half of The Doubleclicks (whose new album Love Problems is available now!), as they discuss swimming, almost drowning, octopi, the cast of Cocoon, and more! Also, lakes are RIGHT OUT. See Mark and Hal LIVE in NYC on Sunday, October 8th at 6pm as part of NYCC Presents! Get tickets here.

Duration: 01:04:28


We Got This #128 - Ice Cream - Cup or Cone?

8/9/2017
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As Summer begins to wind down, Mark and Hal take a look at a subject that's been heating up among the People of the World: Should ice cream be served in a cup or in a cone? Hal will let you in on some world class gorging info while Mark walks with mutz, and the definitive answer is reached! See Mark and Hal LIVE in NYC on Sunday, October 8th at 6pm as part of NYCC Presents! Get tickets here.

Duration: 00:45:09


#127 - Best Classic Board Game LIVE with Maureen Johnson

8/2/2017
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It's a homecoming for Hal and guest Maureen Johnson, who join forces with Mark to pick the best classic board game of them all! You'll laugh! You'll cry! You'll hear about finger Dracula, Hal's childhood therapy and barely hear Bill Lublin from his onstage throne!

Duration: 01:09:24


#126 - Fudgie the Whale vs Cookie Puss

7/26/2017
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Carvel Ice Cream Cakes. If you grew up on the East Coast, you remember Tom Carvel's gravely voice talking about their many ice cream offerings, but at the top of those sweet treats sit two titans: Cookie Puss, the alien from the planet Birthday who's here to brighten your day, and Fudgie the Whale - for a whale of a dad. Mark and Hal were able to secure both cakes (with some help from our friends at Carvel) and put them both through the wringer to settle once and for all which cake is king!

Duration: 00:34:36


#125 - Best Cartoon Cat with Paul Dini

7/19/2017
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They love lasagna, exiting stage left (even), and chasing mice and birds. They hate having anvils dropped on their heads and getting their whiskers plucked by their cousins. Cartoon cats have a proud, long legacy that started with a trick back way back when. But which fictional feline is the best of the litter? Mark and Hal are joined by Paul Dini, legendary writer who has even worked on a few of these kitties and helps them get to the bottom of this, once and for all. See We Got This...

Duration: 01:32:58


#125a - Talkin' Garfield with Mark Evanier

7/19/2017
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An addendum to this week's Best Cartoon Cat episode, Mark Evanier calls in to answer Hal's Garflied question and chat a bit more about everyone's favorite Monday-hater. Mark wrote for Garfield & Friends all throughout its run and is an expert in the area of Garfield. Enjoy!

Duration: 00:04:12


#124 - Who's The Best Spider-Man?

7/12/2017
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Spider-Man, Spider-Man/So many versions of Spider-man Who's the best, of them all?/Who will rise, who will fall? Hey there! We'll pick Best Spider-man! Come see Mark and Hal LIVE at the 5th annual Philadelphia Podcast Festival on Friday, July 21st. Click here for details and tickets!

Duration: 00:43:19


#123 - Best 90's Sitcom with Jesse Thorn

7/5/2017
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Seinfeld. Friends. Frasier. Home Improvement. Roseanne. Murphy Brown. It's hard to argue that the 1990's didn't spawn some of the most beloved sitcoms of all time. Someone wanted to know which was the best of them all, so Mark and Hal turned to Jesse Thorn, host of "Bullseye", "Jordan, Jesse, Go!", and the new limited series "The Turnaround" to help them get to the answer. Get ready for some STRONG opinions... See Mark and Hal LIVE in Philadelphia on Friday, July 21st at Ruba Club with...

Duration: 01:25:28


#122 - Clean Slate VI

6/28/2017
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Every once in a while, we get suggestions for topics that might not merit a full episode, but instead of just leaving them aside, we round them up and clean the slate! This time around, things get personal fast. Will you ever look at Mark and Hal the same again, or will this just reinforce your existing ideas about them? See Mark and Hal record We Got This LIVE with special guest Maureen Johnson on Friday, July 21st in Philadelphia! Get tickets here.

Duration: 00:53:49


#121 - Best Mel Brooks Film w/ Travis McElroy

6/21/2017
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The Producers. Young Frankenstein. Blazing Saddles. High Anxiety. Spaceballs. The filmmaking career of Mel Brooks is now 50 years young, and he's created some of the most beloved comedies of all time. But which one is the best one? Leave THAT to us. And special guest Travis McElroy (My Brother, My Brother and Me, The Adventure Zone, Shmanners, and more). Together they walk through all 50 years to come up with the best of them all! See Mark and Hal record We Got This LIVE with special...

Duration: 01:27:11


#120 - Best Color of the Rainbow

6/14/2017
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Since it's Pride Month, Mark and Hal are tackling the rainbow - not the flag, but the refraction of light through a prism! Which color of the rainbow will reign supreme? Listen and find out! Come see Mark and Hal in Philadelphia LIVE at Ruba Club on July 21st with special guest Maureen Johnson. Get tickets here before they sell out!

Duration: 00:36:08


#119 - Mac vs PC with Christopher Moore

6/7/2017
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PC and Mac - two brands that have been going head to head for 30+ years. Everyone has their brand loyalty, but nobody has definitively settled which brand is the best... until now. Joined by author Christopher Moore, Mark and Hal wade through the technological morass to come to a final decision. See Mark and Hal LIVE in Philadephia as part of the 2017 Philly Podcast Festival! Their live recording will be Friday, July 21st at the Ruba Club and tickets are now available - get yours before...

Duration: 01:01:08

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