Tv & Film Episodes

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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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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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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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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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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June 3, 2022

The Lighthouse & The Magic Roundabout

This weeks show was masterminded by Bad Dad Sidey who would have pleased the many protective headgear enthusiasts in our audience by nominating the Top 5 Helmets for us to discuss. Will we manage to talk about this subject wi...

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May 27, 2022

Hold The Dark & Surf's Up

When you think about scenes in movies, boiling water never is too far from the screen. Tropes such as demanding that someone grabs hot water and towels when babies are born or directors using the whistling effect of a boiling...

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May 20, 2022

Nobody & Mr Benn

This week’s show sees us discussing The Razzies, the annual award ceremony dedicated to celebrating the very worst that Hollywood has to offer. Publicist John J.B. Wilson held a reverse Oscars party at his house in 1981 in wh...

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May 13, 2022

Call Me By Your Name & BabyTV

We begin this week’s show with a chat about the Top 5 Pre or Post Kill or Injury one-liners, a topic which baffled poor Dan with its complexity and caused one Bad Dad to lament that an interesting looking topic …

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May 6, 2022

Baby Driver & Rastamouse

When it comes to onscreen violence there's nothing quite like a beheading to get the blood pumping. Whether it be in service of the story or the audiences blood lust, screenwriters have chosen time after time to lop off a …

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April 29, 2022

Sound of Metal & Regular Show

Sidey is famed for his sartorial elegance so it should come as no surprise that he picked the Top 5 Suits for us to discuss. By the end of this week’s show, you'll know your two-piece from your three-piece, your …

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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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April 8, 2022

Boiling Point & Andy and the Band

Before your phone rendered the entire idea of literature redundant as it continues to deepen its inexorable grip on your soul, you may well remember reading something called a book. They aren’t novel to noted bibliophile How...

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March 25, 2022

Love & Mercy & Making Fun

Whilst you may have laboured under the misapprehension that the pen was a mere writing implement, in the world of movies it can do so much more. Mainly kill people according to our research. Will we find any benevolent biros …

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