Panning the Stream

Panning the Stream

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By Dan and Bianca Ryckert
A podcast about the things you'll find on Netflix, Hulu, and the rest of the streaming internet. Dan & Bianca Ryckert are here to plunge the depths of streaming services to find the obscure, the weird, and the occasional hidden gem.
Available on 13 platforms
My Hero Academia (S1 E08-13)
Class 1-A encounters many new threats during a training exercise. Can a jacked raven be stopped by a baby with grapes on his head? Hulu link: https://www.hulu.com/watch/d4895127-ca5f-4b33-86a7-3a2bbb8a7b1d You can show your support for Panning the Stream by contributing $1, $5, or $10 monthly via Anchor's Listener Support program. It's quick and secure to sign up at panningthestream.com, and you can cancel any time. Thanks for showing your support and helping us keep the podcast running every week!
52:29
March 17, 2019
My Hero Academia (S1 E01-07)
We celebrate 50 episodes by rooting for Deku and loving everything All Might does in our introduction to this fantastic anime series.  Hulu link: https://www.hulu.com/watch/b429c4bf-fb5c-4e17-8fad-18f6cc9f6612 You can show your support for Panning the Stream by contributing $1, $5, or $10 monthly via Anchor's Listener Support program. It's quick and secure to sign up at panningthestream.com, and you can cancel any time. Thanks for showing your support and helping us keep the podcast running every week!
1:08:46
March 10, 2019
Gotti
John Travolta is really out here giving it his all as the infamous mob boss, and our guest Mike Mahardy is here to join in on the misery. Amazon Prime Video link: https://www.amazon.com/gp/video/detail/B07GRD64WG You can show your support for Panning the Stream by contributing $1, $5, or $10 monthly via Anchor's Listener Support program. It's quick and secure to sign up at panningthestream.com, and you can cancel any time. Thanks for showing your support and helping us keep the podcast running every week!
55:24
March 3, 2019
The Super Mario Bros. Super Show! (Episode 01)
Captain Lou Albano helps 1989's biggest D-list celebrities while Mario, Luigi, and Princess Toadstool rescue Toad from Birdo in the first episode of a "classic" that surely holds up thirty years later!<p> Netflix Link: https://www.netflix.com/watch/70134555<p> You can show your support for Panning the Stream by contributing $1, $5, or $10 monthly via Anchor's Listener Support program. It's quick and secure to sign up at panningthestream.com, and you can cancel any time. Thanks for showing your support and helping us keep the podcast running every week!
49:07
February 24, 2019
Perfect Bid: The Contestant Who Knew Too Much
Ted Slauson has a mind for math and memorization, and he combined it with his love for The Price is Right while attending dozens of the show's tapings. <p> Amazon Prime Video link: https://www.amazon.com/Perfect-Bid-Contestant-Knew-Much/dp/B07BXYP1SH <p> You can show your support for Panning the Stream by contributing $1, $5, or $10 monthly via Anchor's Listener Support program. It's quick and secure to sign up at panningthestream.com, and you can cancel any time. Thanks for showing your support and helping us keep the podcast running every week!
44:36
February 17, 2019
Russian Doll
Natasha Lyonne can't stop dying in this Groundhog Day-like Netflix series. We discuss her journey to escape the loop and find her lost cat.<p> Netflix Link: https://www.netflix.com/watch/80211627<p> You can show your support for Panning the Stream by contributing $1, $5, or $10 monthly via Anchor's Listener Support program. It's quick and secure to sign up at panningthestream.com, and you can cancel any time. Thanks for showing your support and helping us keep the podcast running every week!
29:14
February 10, 2019
True Detective (S3 E01-04)
Let's forget about that last season of HBO's detective drama and celebrate a great first half of season 3!<p> HBO Go link: https://www.hbo.com/true-detective/season-3<p> You can show your support for Panning the Stream by contributing $1, $5, or $10 monthly via Anchor's Listener Support program. It's quick and secure to sign up at panningthestream.com, and you can cancel any time. Thanks for showing your support and helping us keep the podcast running every week!
47:21
February 3, 2019
Terrace House (BAGITC E24-30)
We say goodbye to Minori and Uchi, hello to Hansan and Rikopin, and "what the hell are you doing?" to Hikaru. Netflix link: https://www.netflix.com/watch/80094993 You can show your support for Panning the Stream by contributing $1, $5, or $10 monthly via Anchor's Listener Support program. It's quick and secure to sign up at panningthestream.com, and you can cancel any time. Thanks for showing your support and helping us keep the podcast running every week!
42:30
January 27, 2019
Fyre: The Greatest Party That Never Happened
Billy McFarland is a rich kid that had grand plans of conning other rich kids out of their money. There are two new documentaries about his Fyre Festival, so we assume everything went perfectly according to plan!<p> Netflix link: https://www.netflix.com/watch/81035279<p> You can show your support for Panning the Stream by contributing $1, $5, or $10 monthly via Anchor's Listener Support program. It's quick and secure to sign up at panningthestream.com, and you can cancel any time. Thanks for showing your support and helping us keep the podcast running every week!
44:55
January 20, 2019
Terrace House (BAGITC E19-23)
Cast members may leave the house but Dan and Bianca just can't. We get reacquainted with the Boys and Girls in the City for another run of one of our favorites! Netflix link: https://www.netflix.com/watch/80094988 You can show your support for Panning the Stream by contributing $1, $5, or $10 monthly via Anchor's Listener Support program. It's quick and secure to sign up at panningthestream.com, and you can cancel any time. Thanks for showing your support and helping us keep the podcast running every week!
43:58
January 13, 2019
Bird Box
Sandra Bullock tries not to look at stuff for two hours.<p> Netflix link: https://www.netflix.com/title/80196789<p> You can show your support for Panning the Stream by contributing $1, $5, or $10 monthly via Anchor's Listener Support program. It's quick and secure to sign up at panningthestream.com, and you can cancel any time. Thanks for showing your support and helping us keep the podcast running every week!
37:52
January 6, 2019
One Punch Man (S1 E01-03)
Commence anime! Dan and Bianca learn about the average man who trained so hard he went bald, and can now defeat underpants-wearing crab people without breaking a sweat. Netflix link: https://www.netflix.com/watch/80117348 You can show your support for Panning the Stream by contributing $1, $5, or $10 monthly via Anchor's Listener Support program. It's quick and secure to sign up at panningthestream.com, and you can cancel any time. Thanks for showing your support and helping us keep the podcast running every week!
28:15
December 30, 2018
BONUS: Bandersnatch
Dan and Bianca toy with reality in this interactive Black Mirror project and lead a young game designer to ruin in numerous ways.
19:36
December 30, 2018
Pooka!
Please note that the exclamation point is part of the title of this terrible Christmas-themed horror movie, and not at all an exclamation of excitement from the hosts of this podcast. Hulu link: https://www.hulu.com/movie/pooka-fa27e743-0127-4b22-8fa6-06122dfa5a23 You can show your support for Panning the Stream by contributing $1, $5, or $10 monthly via Anchor's Listener Support program. It's quick and secure to sign up at panningthestream.com, and you can cancel any time. Thanks for showing your support and helping us keep the podcast running every week!
38:37
December 23, 2018
The Ballad of Buster Scruggs
The Coen Brothers bring their western anthology to Netflix, and Dan and Bianca are here to discuss and rank each of them. Netflix link: https://www.netflix.com/title/80200267 You can show your support for Panning the Stream by contributing $1, $5, or $10 monthly via Anchor's Listener Support program. It's quick and secure to sign up at panningthestream.com, and you can cancel any time. Thanks for showing your support and helping us keep the podcast running every week!
41:39
December 16, 2018
Explained (The Stock Market and Cricket)
Netflix explained two complicated topics to us, and we're here to relay that information to you. A little game of Telephone never resulted in any inaccuracies! Netflix links: The Stock Market - https://www.netflix.com/watch/80243757 Cricket - https://www.netflix.com/watch/80243758 You can show your support for Panning the Stream by contributing $1, $5, or $10 monthly via Anchor's Listener Support program. It's quick and secure to sign up at panningthestream.com, and you can cancel any time. Thanks for showing your support and helping us keep the podcast running every week!
34:23
December 9, 2018
Castlevania (Season 2)
Alucard joins the good guy gang and Dracula builds his army as we discuss the second season of this surprisingly excellent video game adaptation. Netflix link: https://www.netflix.com/watch/80095344 You can show your support for Panning the Stream by contributing $1, $5, or $10 monthly via Anchor's Listener Support program. It's quick and secure to sign up at panningthestream.com, and you can cancel any time. Thanks for showing your support and helping us keep the podcast running every week!
48:02
December 2, 2018
Castlevania (Season 1)
Dracula is PISSED and it's up to Trevor Belmont and whoever he can find along the way to stop him. Join Dan and Bianca as they discuss a rare instance of a very solid video game adaptation. Netflix link: https://www.netflix.com/watch/80095340 You can show your support for Panning the Stream by contributing $1, $5, or $10 monthly via Anchor's Listener Support program. It's quick and secure to sign up at panningthestream.com, and you can cancel any time. Thanks for showing your support and helping us keep the podcast running every week!
40:17
November 25, 2018
9-1-1 (S1 E03)
Bobby, Athena, Buck, Chimney, and Hen are here to serve the community's most pressing emergencies! Namely, runaway bounce houses, rebar-based brain injuries, horrible relationships, and unexpected Wolfmother. Hulu link: https://www.hulu.com/watch/4360deb8-e67e-40c2-965f-a2c100af56a3 You can show your support for Panning the Stream by contributing $1, $5, or $10 monthly via Anchor's Listener Support program. It's quick and secure to sign up at panningthestream.com, and you can cancel any time. Thanks for showing your support and helping us keep the podcast running every week!
38:27
November 18, 2018
The Night Comes For Us
We love both Raid movies, so it didn't take us long to hit play when we heard Netflix debuted an ultraviolent Indonesian action film featuring several of its stars. Netflix link: https://www.netflix.com/title/80148162 You can show your support for Panning the Stream by contributing $1, $5, or $10 monthly via Anchor's Listener Support program. It's quick and secure to sign up at panningthestream.com, and you can cancel any time. Thanks for showing your support and helping us keep the podcast running every week!
35:28
November 11, 2018
Documental (Season 2)
Matsumoto has assembled another crew of comedians to see who can maintain their poker face the longest. Who will be the most susceptible to the penis vacuum, the konnyaku thong, and the ever-threatening Joyman? Amazon Prime Video link: http://a.co/d/hygOl3R You can show your support for Panning the Stream by contributing $1, $5, or $10 monthly via Anchor's Listener Support program. It's quick and secure to sign up at panningthestream.com, and you can cancel any time. Thanks for showing your support and helping us keep the podcast running every week!
45:19
November 4, 2018
Pasión De Gavilanes (S1 E01)
We expected passion, but we didn't anticipate an hour of infidelity, marital strife, a family feud, shotguns on porches, canyon sex, a Coyote Ugly performance, and so much angry kneading of dough. Netflix link: https://www.netflix.com/watch/80047471 You can show your support for Panning the Stream by contributing $1, $5, or $10 monthly via Anchor's Listener Support program. It's quick and secure to sign up at panningthestream.com, and you can cancel any time. Thanks for showing your support and helping us keep the podcast running every week!
29:11
October 28, 2018
Tom Clancy's Jack Ryan (E01-02)
John Krasinski attempts the transition from dweeby office guy to smooth action star. It ain't great, but he's not the biggest problem in this Amazon original series. Amazon link: http://amazon.com/jackryan You can show your support for Panning the Stream by contributing $1, $5, or $10 monthly via Anchor's Listener Support program. It's quick and secure to sign up at panningthestream.com, and you can cancel any time. Thanks for showing your support and helping us keep the podcast running every week!
41:31
October 21, 2018
Terrace House (BAGITC E15-18)
It's time to wrap up this Terrace House journey with our longest podcast yet. That gives us plenty of time to discuss iceberg lettuce and dissect our marriage. Netflix link: https://www.netflix.com/watch/80070065 You can show your support for Panning the Stream by contributing $1, $5, or $10 monthly via Anchor's Listener Support program. It's quick and secure to sign up at panningthestream.com, and you can cancel any time. Thanks for showing your support and helping us keep the podcast running every week!
1:02:45
October 14, 2018
Terrace House (BAGITC E10-14)
Two departures, two arrivals, and some cowardly rice take center stage in this pivotal stretch of episodes. Netflix link: https://www.netflix.com/watch/80070060 You can show your support for Panning the Stream by contributing $1, $5, or $10 monthly via Anchor's Listener Support program. It's quick and secure to sign up at panningthestream.com, and you can cancel any time. Thanks for showing your support and helping us keep the podcast running every week!
44:06
October 7, 2018
Terrace House (BAGITC E04-09)
The Power Rankings are thrown in disarray as a former favorite exhibits some odd behavior and another housemate teaches us that tap dancing can be...cool? Netflix link: https://www.netflix.com/watch/80070054 You can show your support for Panning the Stream by contributing $1, $5, or $10 monthly via Anchor's Listener Support program. It's quick and secure to sign up at panningthestream.com, and you can cancel any time. Thanks for showing your support and helping us keep the podcast running every week!
41:31
September 30, 2018
Terrace House (BAGITC E01-03)
Six Japanese strangers move into a house together in Tokyo. Contrary to what we've seen in American reality shows, we didn't see anyone scream at, punch, or sleep with their fellow cast members! Netflix link: https://www.netflix.com/watch/80070051 You can show your support for Panning the Stream by contributing $1, $5, or $10 monthly via Anchor's Listener Support program. It's quick and secure to sign up at panningthestream.com, and you can cancel any time. Thanks for showing your support and helping us keep the podcast running!
43:55
September 23, 2018
Case Closed (C17 E01-03)
Detective Conan is a man trapped in a child's body, and his natural inclination in this predicament is to solve murders and lecture actual children about playing video games. Netflix link: https://www.netflix.com/watch/80090614
41:37
September 16, 2018
Millionaire Dog
Hey, I bet you're wondering how a dog became a millionaire! Well, we just watched a whole movie about one and we still don't know. Hulu link: https://www.hulu.com/watch/1249838
40:38
September 9, 2018
The Real World (S1 E01-03)
Seven strangers live in a loft together in 1992, and one married couple watches them in 2018 and pines for a simpler time of reality TV. MTV links: Episode 1: http://www.mtv.com/episodes/1390pu/real-world-new-york-1992-this-is-the-true-story-season-1-ep-101 Episode 2: http://www.mtv.com/episodes/rohcjw/real-world-new-york-1992-julie-and-eric-could-it-be-love-season-1-ep-102 Episode 3: http://www.mtv.com/episodes/chvofy/real-world-new-york-1992-leather-chaps-and-sequins-what-is-eric-getting-himself-into-season-1-ep-103
50:26
September 2, 2018
Battlefield Earth
It's the Saga of the Year 3000! Or, as John Travolta referred to it, "like Star Wars, only better." We find out if he's correct (he's not) in our far-too-long visit to Planet Psychlo. Netflix link: https://www.netflix.com/title/60000872
33:53
August 26, 2018
Rock of Love (S1 E01 and E011)
Bret Michaels is ready to settle down for good, but he's gotta find the right girl first. Lucky for him, VH1 has assembled 25 women for him to choose from, and he's absolutely gonna be with one of them forever. Hulu links: S1 E01: https://www.hulu.com/watch/114497 S1 E011: https://www.hulu.com/watch/114507
39:57
August 19, 2018
Real Rob (S1 E01-03)
Rob Schneider tries his hand at making his own Curb Your Enthusiasm, and, well...this is the result. Join us as we observe Rob's very real relationship with his wife and the pressures of "fame." Netflix Link: https://www.netflix.com/watch/80074505?trackId=14277283&tctx=0%2C0%2Cbddb3ee7-a4f6-4981-8b3d-0a39b9c14fe4-14595985%2C%2C
56:37
August 12, 2018
Monsters (S1 E01-04)
We meet The Feverman, Holly the robot, the sensual bee queen Desiree, and a super boring vampire in this late-80s horror anthology series. Amazon Prime Video link: http://a.co/7lx2mau
39:34
August 5, 2018
Kindergarten Cop 2
Ivan Drago replaces John Matrix as our unlikely child wrangler in this "long-awaited" sequel to the 1990 "classic." Join us as we discuss Dolph Lundgren's weird river home and his hatred of rich liberal children in a movie that somehow actually exists. Netflix Link: https://www.netflix.com/watch/80096985?trackId=13752289&tctx=0%2C0%2Cb3dfda85-1479-4930-a68a-17b86c82e897-22456970%2C%2C
35:52
July 29, 2018
Undercover Boss (Stephanie McMahon and Rally's/Checkers)
WWE's Chief Brand Officer Stephanie McMahon goes deep undercover as "Stephanie McMahon in a wig" to surprise wrestling fans, and the CEO of a drive-thru fast food company heads down to the store level to flip burgers. Links to episodes: Stephanie McMahon: https://www.cbs.com/shows/undercover_boss/video/_WSuPdRFENmAcg2XWc9OEOfb8ZfbPbRV/undercover-boss-celebrity-undercover-boss-stephanie-mcmahon/ Rally's/Checkers: https://www.netflix.com/watch/70284452?trackId=13752289&tctx=0%2C3%2C57d8323d-61af-478c-900e-389f773315f8-34787414%2C%2C
43:58
July 22, 2018
The Staircase
Michael Peterson twice found himself at the scene of grisly deaths in stairwells. Were these murders, or is it all a freak coincidence? We discuss the lengthy Netflix docuseries.
45:27
July 15, 2018
Assassination Classroom (S1 E01-03)
We check in on a quaint "slice of life" anime that tasks schoolchildren with killing their teacher. Also, their teacher is an octopus alien with a smiley face ping pong ball head that blew up most of the moon.
32:40
July 8, 2018
Degrassi Junior High (S1 E01-03)
We learn about the dangers of lipstick, skateboard drugs, "getting splashed" and other universal junior high hazards.
43:13
July 1, 2018
Cesar 911 (S1 E01-02)
This Cesar Millan fella seems to think he's got dogs all figured out. Let's see if he can tame some of the most bonkers dogs in the Greater Los Angeles Metro Area. [Apologies for occasional audio crackling. Recording on a temporary set-up but we'll be back to the usual quality ASAP]
33:58
June 24, 2018
Beyond Belief: Fact or Fiction? (S2 E01-02)
Jonathan Frakes and his ample chest hair are here to show you some props, illusions, and a bunch of total BS stories.
42:14
June 17, 2018
Documental
Ten of Japan's best comedians are put in a room together, and they're eliminated if they smile or laugh. Spoiler: it doesn't take long until someone is trying to poop on a table.
46:58
June 10, 2018
Arrested Development (S5 E01-08)
The sitcom that you loved in the 2000s and were terribly disappointed by in 2013 is back! Dan and Bianca binged every new episode and are here to tell you if it comes anywhere close to its former glory.
42:41
June 3, 2018
Evil Genius
The murder of Brian Wells is one of the more bizarre cases in modern American history, and it's the subject of a new Netflix docuseries. Join Dan and Bianca as they discuss the infamous "Pizza Bomber" heist.
42:17
May 27, 2018
Derren Brown: The Push
Can a British pseudo-magician convince an average schmo to murder a man? Find out in this fun, wacky, not-at-all psychologically scarring Netflix special!
35:51
May 20, 2018
Eurovision 2018 Special!
26 musical acts fight for the pride of their countries while Dan and Bianca watch them and eat about 26 fast food items. It's Eurovision Day!!!
51:00
May 13, 2018
Canada's Worst Handyman (S3 E01-02)
Five of the worst handymen Canada has to offer are assembled in one place, but they might all be better than one particular American podcast host.
45:49
May 6, 2018
BONUS: The Sleep Talk Archives
We've unearthed the archives of the Sleep Talk app to see what we discussed in our dreams, and it's...a lot of farts.
10:51
May 5, 2018
Sonic Boom (S2 E01-07)
A Sonic series seemed like prime material to crap all over, but it's...actually good? Join Dan & Bianca as they blast process Sticks' thoughts on the moon landing.
42:55
April 29, 2018
My Living Doll (S1 E01-02)
An Air Force psychiatrist comes into possession of AF709, a top secret robotics project that just happens to have the appearance of a super attractive lady. He wants to have sex with it. Hijinks ensue!
31:57
April 22, 2018
Hellevator (S1 E01-02)
Organ theft! Ghost chalk! DJ YOLO! Who knows what horrors Dan and Bianca will witness once they step inside the dreaded Hellevator!
35:43
April 15, 2018
Sunshine Sento-Sake (S1 E01-03)
Utsumi has a boring office job in Tokyo, and all the guy wants to do is sit in a hot tub and then get a beer. That's every episode, and it's...great? Join us as we discuss this Japanese leisure porn.
33:17
April 8, 2018
Mad Mad House (S1 E01-02)
How will ten average Dick and Janes cope when they're forced to live in a house with five "alts"? Join us as we discuss Mad Mad House's vampire, "modern primitive," witch, naturist, and voodoo priestess. Also, Kelly. Kelly sucks.
54:14
April 1, 2018
An Introduction!
In 2018, fans of television and film have access to an ever-growing selection of streaming services and content. Dan & Bianca are here to plunge the depths of Hulu, Netflix, Amazon, and more to find the obscure, the weird, and perhaps some hidden gems. In this preview episode, we'll let you know what our plans are for the show. We're glad to have ya!
10:34
March 27, 2018
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