#62 Better Off Dead

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Out of context quote from this episode “I also started hearing in my head guys playing ‘Wonderwall’ on the saxophone…like every dorm room has a saxophone in the corner.”

On this episode, we ski the K-12 with John Cusack and Curtis “Booger” armstrong in Better Off Dead!

In this episode: Tripp gushes about how much he loves this movie, Andrew creates a ghost ski movie, foreign exchange students are treated so, so poorly, and Cusack creatively tries to kill himself!

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#61 Amityville II: The Possession

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Out of context quote from this episode: “They have a full on conversation that includes the line ‘Mommy doesn’t want to make love to Daddy anymore.’ What? What? Why? *Vomit sounds*”

We recorded this episode wayyyy back at the beginning of 2016, and were waiting to time it up with the release of Amityville: The Awakening, but it got moved for the fifth time and we gave up!

Just what’s needed to have an exorcism? Why is there a major incest subplot? Why is there a random fourth act? Who decided to have a seriously abusive dad? Plus, the one-off return of Hot Tag Taglines!

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#60 The Christmas Gift

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Out-of-context quote from this episode: “We mention that at least once per episode – ‘She’s All That’ – and I feel like we mention it more than most people talk about ‘She’s All That.'”

Folk hero John Denver plays the lead in a typical Christmas movie, meaning a busy city business person visits small town America and learns the true meaning of Christmas. But in Georgetown, Colorado…they think Santa is real!

Just what, exactly, made John Denver and Jane Kaczmarek fall in love? Why is EVERYONE writing letters to Santa? Why is EVERYONE begging this visitor’s daughter to be in the Christmas pageant? How long does it take before John Denver sings (42 mins.)?

All this and more!

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#59 Mannequin

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Out-of-context quote from this episode: “This is a batshit insane movie. That it exists at all is a testament to cocaine.”

In this episode we discuss the finer points of She-Mann-igans (mannequin shenanigans), Andrew learns about Olestra chips and their side effects, we convince ourselves that our dad was secretly in this movie, and Estelle Getty steals our hearts.

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#58 Mazes and Monsters

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Out-of-context quote from this episode: “‘Make tortilla chips.’ “OK, that’s it. That’s too many text-based adventure jokes. That’s it! That’s the limit!””

It’s T.Hanks-giving, folks! Grab some turkey, add some stuffing and gravy and join us to chat about Mazes and Monsters.

How many variations on the movie title can be made into jokes? (Too many!) How misunderstood is D&D? Why is JJ wearing so many hats? What was the candle budget for this movie? All this and more!

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#57 Swamp Thing

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To celebrate the release of Marvel’s Dr. Strange, we headed into the swamps in search of a stranger hero: Swamp Thing!

Out-of-context episode quote: “When did I miss the part where someone writes a theme song for the character in this movie?! Is there a musician subplot that I missed?” Is this even a movie? Why did he turn into a plant, exactly? Why did Ray Wise have to leave this movie so soon? Just why is there so much toplessness? All this and more!

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#56 Chopping Mall

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Rounding out the 2016 Spooktacular is Chopping Mall!
Why aren’t these killbots equipped with cleaning equipment? Who wants to have a sex party in a furniture store? Why are the characters SO stupid? Out-of-context quote of the episode: “Stop, drop and roll! Which, admittedly has not come in as handy in my life as elementary school would have believed me to. The level to which they indoctrinate you with stop drop and roll, you would think you routinely get set on fire in life!”
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