Drama Episodes

Feb. 3, 2023

Life Of Pi & Rosie and Jim

Sidey's nautically themed show begins with a look at the Top 5 Boats and there's so many to choose from we don't even mention Terry Nutkins on steroids lookalike Hulk Hogan's 'sub' standard tv show THUNDER IN PARADISE (see wh...

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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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Dec. 21, 2022

Midweek Mention... Marathon Man

We thought it might be fun to laugh at Pete's dentistry related misfortune. First up for this week was MARATHON MAN. Dustin Hoffman undertakes some pretty extreme dental surgery which was all to relatable for poor Pete. Featu...

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Dec. 9, 2022

First Reformed & Ask The Storybots

Scorsese collaborator Paul Schrader penned TAXI DRIVER and that is the laziest but inevitabliest comparison for FIRST REFORMED which tells the story of Ernst Toller (Ethan Hawke), reverend, tour guide and souvenir shop salesm...

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Nov. 18, 2022

13 Lives & The Brilliant World of Tom Gates

Srinivasa Ramanujan, the well known Indian mathematician, had almost no formal training in pure mathematics, yet he made substantial contributions to mathematical analysis, number theory, infinite series, and continued fracti...

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Oct. 7, 2022

The Revenant & The Adventures of Paddington

The sandwich is one of humanities greatest discoveries, along with the wheel and RollBot, the robotic toilet paper valet, so we sat down to chat about them. Perhaps it's the sheer variety of fillings that you can put in betwe...

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Sept. 23, 2022

Lion & Phineas and Ferb

We start with a complete lack of intro this week but don't worry it won't be too long before we settle into our usual bland patter as we discuss the Top 5 Hitchhikers. Expect a few stories from seasoned traveller …

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Sept. 16, 2022

Bohemian Rhapsody & King Rollo

The rest of us were only too happy to derail Dan's well-thought out hitchhiker themed week in order to produce a hastily assembled and confused tribute of sorts to the death of Queen Elizabeth II, starting with a discussion o...

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Sept. 9, 2022

Train to Busan & Thomas the Tank Engine

Train week starts with a discussion of the Top 5 Dinner scenes because of course and because we've compiled a list of Top 5 Trains already. I can't even be bothered to type the various meal based puns I was …

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Aug. 17, 2022

Midweek Mention... PTU

Produced and directed by prolific Hong Kong auteur Johnnie To, PTU: POLICE TACTICAL UNIT (2003) spawned a multi film franchise about which none of us knew a thing. When Sergeant Lo (Lam Suet) has his service weapon stolen dur...

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Aug. 12, 2022

The Northman & Ulysses 31

The word 'myth' refers to a society's collective stories, often involving Gods and the heroes that have offended them and Bad Dad Peter Andre has us thinking all about them and their cinematic representations and influences t...

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Aug. 5, 2022

Upgrade & Sonic Boom

As my work involves sitting at a computer for long stretches and watching films requires even more screen time, what I don't really need in my life is yet another sedentary activity which is a shame because I really enjoy …

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July 29, 2022

King Richard & Buddy Thunderstruck

Would it be fair to describe us as Podcast Royalty? No, probably not. But that didn't stop us trawling our way through the top 5 topic of Kings and Queens. A particular film franchise making its possible top 5 debut …

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July 22, 2022

C'Mon C'Mon & The Cuphead Show

Sidey was very keen to watch C'mon C'mon, so the 2021 MIKE MILLS family drama was our main feature this week. Did it live up to Sidey's expectation? You'll have to listen in to find out!

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