Season 2

March 31, 2021

Midweek Mention... Muriel's Wedding

I've avoided this movie like the goddam plague. But, Dan has asked us to talk about it for your listening pleasure so I stuck it on one evening. Turns out you can be wrong about a movie from time to …

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March 24, 2021

Midweek Mention... Bloodsport

Well we haven't ever covered a kung fu movie. This seems like as good a time as ever. We watched Bloodsport. There's lots to love about this movie. It's a true story, JCVD does the splits a lot. The child …

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March 17, 2021

Midweek Mention... Howard the Duck

Our Midweek Mention begins our week long delve into the world of Marvel movies. Egged on by Sidey's unrelenting claims that Howard the Duck is the best Marvel movie, Reegs picked this classic tale of girl meets duck. There ar...

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March 10, 2021

Midweek Mention... Smokey and the Bandit

"We've got a long way to go and a short time to get there. I'm east bound, just watch ol' "Bandit" run." You must remember this one, surely? The whole movie is essentially a car chase from start to finish. …

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March 3, 2021

Midweek Mention... Mortal Kombat

If you're not familiar with the rules of Mortal Kombat, allow me to explain it to you. It's a form of kombat (or martial arts kompetition) between fighters from different realms. For some reason our realm - including Earth wh...

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Feb. 24, 2021

Midweek Mention... Clue

A listener suggested we watch Clue, so we did.

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Feb. 17, 2021

Midweek Mention...Mean Girls

Imagine you've been asked to think of the most appropriate film for a group of 40 something dads. Did you think of Mean Girls? Probably not, and yet here we are. Reegs was very keen that we all watched this …

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Feb. 10, 2021

Midweek Mention...Dragnet

A dragnet is any system of coordinated measures for apprehending criminals or suspects; including road barricades and traffic stops, widespread DNA tests, and general increased police alertness. Since the 1950s, such "dragnet...

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Feb. 3, 2021

Midweek Mention... Uncle Buck

Join the Dads as they take a trip back to 1989. Its yet another seminal 80s "classic" comedy that Sidey never bothered to see. What's his take on, not only the movie, but the work of its star, Mr John …

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Jan. 27, 2021

Midweek Mention... Twins

Bacon and eggs, peaches and cream, bread and butter, gimp masks and Howie. Some things are just better together. For that very reason we re-watched the 1988 Arnie comedy classic Twins. Sidey was popping his cherry with this o...

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Jan. 20, 2021

Midweek Mention... Junior

In a single decade between 1984 and 1994 Arnold Schwarzenegger had a run of box office success that is hard to compete with. Starring in, amongst others, The Terminator (1984), Commando (1985), Predator (1987), The Running Ma...

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Jan. 13, 2021

Midweek Mention... Moneyball

Sidey's former life as a data analyst is probably one of the reasons why he loves this movie about baseball. Is there any other reason? On paper a film about a sport he doesn't understand, based on granular baseball data …

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March 6, 2020

Green Book & Ben and Hairy

Time for a trip to the Deep South for an Oscar winning racial drama. Did this really win Best Picture? None of us can remember that at all?! Anyway, hats off to Viggo Mortensen for representing the dad bod! Small …

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Feb. 28, 2020

The Maltese Falcon & Henry Danger

The Bad Dads take a trip through time to review the 1941 classic, The Maltese Falcon. Only narrowly outside our remit of reviewing films released since we became dads in 2013.... Before we talk about Bogart et al, we wax …

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Feb. 21, 2020

Okja & Barbie:Life In The Dreamhouse

No plastic dolls or giant mutant super pigs were harmed in the making of this episode! This week sees the Bad Dads in contemplative mood as we take on some heavier material with subjects such as corporate responsibility, vega...

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Feb. 14, 2020

Swiss Army Man & Kipo and the Age of the Wonderbeasts

This week we moved the discussion to Dan's Man Cave. And we turned on all the mics. It was only a matter of time - Top Five Sex Scenes! It gets weird. Despite Dan's hatred of Daniel Radcliffe we watched …

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Jan. 31, 2020

Magic Mike & Picard

Time for the Bad Dads to get in touch with their feminine side. Come join us for our strangest top 5 yet. Then it's time to discuss naked men dance on stage. Dubious kids TV choice as we enjoyed the …

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Jan. 24, 2020

La La Land & Blippi

Time for something a little more musical. We kick off this week with a discussion about the best movie soundtracks. The musical theme continues with a Dad's discussion about the awards behemoth La La Land. Anonymous Meeg was ...

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Jan. 17, 2020

Hellboy and Apple & Onion

Say the name, win the prize! This week it's top five bad dads time! We put our heads together to discuss the 2019 Hellboy reboot. Was it worth it? Listener suggested content followed as we watched Apple and Onion. Could …

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Jan. 10, 2020

6 Underground and Molly & Mack

Come join us for our strangest top 5 yet! See if we can convince Reegs of Michael Bay's genius. I think we sold it pretty well... And we discuss the Trainspotting spin-off Molly and Mack.... Listen in and join the …

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Jan. 3, 2020

Star Wars Special

The Bad Dads reconvened after Christmas to visit a galaxy far, far away... Like the rest of the world we've been to see The Rise of Skywalker. Listen in to see if we liked it. Unlike the rest of the …

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