Comedy Episodes

Jan. 13, 2023

The Banshees of Inisherin

We'll get back on to our usual programming soon, but for this week we're taking a look at The Banshees of Inisherin. Serendipitous timing as this nabbed some big awards at the Golden Globes this week. I assure you that …

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Dec. 23, 2022

Teeth & SpongeBob SquarePants

As we're all no doubt aware by now Peter has had some very real difficulty with his teeth. Two double root canal operations and a hefty bill were at the forefront of our thinking when coming up with ideas for …

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Sept. 28, 2022

Midweek Mention... Team America: World Police

TEAM AMERICA: WORLD POLICE (2004) began life as a straight parody of Bruckheimer style action movie tropes before morphing into something more satirical after the commencement of the Iraq War, and successfully captures the sa...

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Sept. 21, 2022

Midweek Mention... The Men Who Stare At Goats

George Clooney explains how to be a Jedi to Ewan McGregor in director Grant Heslov’s debut feature, satirical war movie THE MEN WHO STARE AT GOATS. Reporter Bob Wilton (McGregor) investigates the New Earth Army, a branch of t...

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Aug. 26, 2022

Day Shift & Pingu

Dan had at least three different attempts to define a Top 5 this week proving just how desperately in need of rebooting this part of the show is, finally settling on the Top 5 Bands for us to discuss. DAY …

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July 15, 2022

The Unbearable Weight of Massive Talent & History of Swear Words

This week sees us celebrating the work of Oscar-winning-action-B-movie-mega-actor Nic Cage by completely avoiding talking about his films when we discuss the Top 5 Cages. Dan's lost his notes, Sidey's lost his mind and no one...

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July 6, 2022

Midweek Mention... A Cinderella Story

This week's notes were written before all the technical flummoxing that occurred, scuppering our collaboration. They are however too good to delete so please enjoy, whilst pretending there's finally someone interesting on thi...

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July 1, 2022

Logan Lucky & The Creature Cases

Just three Bad Dads this week and since that's three for the price of none, only you can judge whether that represents value for money. With all of us having equine obsessed daughters it seems suprising that it has taken …

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June 24, 2022

The History of Future Folk & Captain Pugwash

It's never easy writing the show notes when you weren't present for the podcast itself and consequently don't have the overall tone of the discussion to guide you. For instance, the guys talked about the Top 5 Hacking or Comp...

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June 15, 2022

Listener Suggestion...So I Married an Axe Murderer

We have been subjecting ourselves to THE PENTAVERATE for reasons it is hard to explain so when Johnny Utah responded to our call for suggestions of movies that listeners think are worth revisiting, Mike Myers 1993 follow up t...

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April 27, 2022

Midweek Mention... Dead Men Don't Wear Plaid

The first thing we needed to get straight is whether it's pronounced "plaid" or "plaid" and then with that debate settled we move on to discuss the 1982 Steve Martin parody of and homage to Film Noir DEAD MEN DON'T …

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April 22, 2022

The King of Staten Island & The Loud House

As impossible as it is to imagine if all you ever do is listen to his razor sharp mental gymnastics and displays of intellectual acuity on the podcast, but Bad Dad Dan can from time to time be forgetful so …

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April 15, 2022

Lars and The Real Girl & The Epic Adventures of Morph - Episode Re-Re…

The Dads are on holiday but will be back as usual from 20th April. In the meantime enjoy this special rereleased episode where we discuss LARS AND THE REAL GIRL... Original show notes below. ______________ “The lack of women ...

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March 18, 2022

Sorry To Bother You & Xavier Riddle and the Secret Museum

What makes a great title for a film? Should it encapsulate the essence of the story, tell us something via symbolism about the characters or locations involved, be instantly familiar and memorable or generate intrigue? No, li...

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March 11, 2022

Kaiser! The Greatest Footballer Never To Play Football & Ren and Stim…

"I don't like sand. It's coarse and rough and irritating and it gets everywhere." There's more than a grain of truth in what Anakin Skywalker says in one of cinemas most cherished and beloved moments, during the universally a...

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