Top 5 Episodes

Jan. 20, 2023

The Great Wall & Meekah

A real mongrel of a show this week starting out with the third thing you think about whenever the island of Jersey is mentioned after millionaire tax dodgers and Henry Cavill which is of course cows. Let’s hope you know …

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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. 16, 2022

Falling for Christmas & Waffle and Mochi's Holiday Feast

Stuff We love to hear from our listeners! By which I mean we tolerate it. If it hasn't been completely destroyed yet you can usually find us on twitter @dads_film , on Facebook Bad Dads Film Review , on email …

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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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Dec. 2, 2022

About Time & The Nutty Boy

We're not just killing time this week as we discuss the best murderers in movies, but what exactly does that mean: memorable murderers, murderers who can't remember, most kills, actors who murder a lot? Why yes, all that and ...

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Nov. 25, 2022

Greener Grass & Polly Pocket

We're going full edgelord this week as we discuss the Top 5 Most Controversial movies, from some of the most distressing cinema we've ever seen to the most divisive. Expect buttery sex acts, cannibals, violence, a discussion ...

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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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Nov. 11, 2022

Lightyear & Steamboat WIllie

Bad Dad Peter has recently spent some time with his children in the USA and having sampled the finest our cousins from the other side of the Atlantic have to offer, he thought he'd recognise the high watermark of American …

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Nov. 4, 2022

RED & Green Eggs and Ham

Do you like fruit? Of course not but we tell our children we do because we want them to believe the ridiculous lie that fruit is real food, and that is what's important. I have an apple pretty much every …

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Oct. 28, 2022

Everything Everywhere All At Once & Star vs The Forces of Evil

The Top 5 Movies Set Over a Single Day or Night sees us chatting about those movies taking place in up to or under 24 hours, or in one case, 25 hours. Watch out time loop movie enthusiasts, damp squib …

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Oct. 21, 2022

Look Both Ways & Oddballs

Things get off to a flying start this week as we discuss the Top 5 Slow Motion moments: mind melting special effects, hilarious comedic scenes, big drama and a load of excellent nominations from our listeners help conclude th...

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Oct. 14, 2022

Get Out & Peep and The Big Wide World

Cinema has had a long relationship with cigarettes, starting in the early 1920's right through to the 50's where your favourite star was almost certainly aggressively hawking their product directly to you in their latest film...

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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. 30, 2022

The Beaver & Captain Scarlett and the Mysterons

With the Dads decimated by a combination of birthdays, studying and paddle board salesman conventions it's left to Peter and Sidey to bring us the epic conclusion to the strong Puppet theme which has taken over this week’s sh...

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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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