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Screen Time Is Cancelled

Screen Time Is Cancelled

By Screen Time Is Cancelled
A podcast for parents and other adults who can barely contain their eye rolls thanks to crappy kids TV, movies & media.
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Rugrats (2021) - Prime Time Reboots On Ice
Aerin and Andy take another nostalgic trip back in time, but get away with it because its a reboot this time, so it technically doesn't count. Featured Show: Rugrats (2021) Season 1 Episode 3a - Tail of the Dogbot Episode 3b - Jonathan for a Day -- Check us out on Twitter @STICPodcast
July 6, 2021
Gigantosaurus - Love Him Or Hate Him, He's Still Their Obsession
Aerin leads Andy through the confusing and exciting world of dinosaurs! Some can talk! One can't for some reason! Is he good? Is he bad? Is he neither? Can you really attribute moral failings to extinct creatures? What ever happened with that James Franco Oz movie? All this and much more in Episode 34. Featured Show: Gigantosaurus Season 1 Episode 19a - A Giganto Power Episode 19b - Crying Wolfasaurus -- Check us out on Twitter @STICPodcast
June 29, 2021
Hot Wheels City - Breaking New News Stories
Aerin and Andy, but mostly Andy, take a look at another short-form web-series for kids featuring everyone's favorite micro-machines, Hot Wheels. Featured Show: Hot Wheels City Season 1 Episodes 1 - 4 Season 2 Episodes 1 - 4 -- Check us out on Twitter @STICPodcast
June 14, 2021
Niko and the Sword of Light - A New Champion Has Awoken From His Nap
Aerin and Andy head into the exciting fantasy world of Niko and his light up sword entirely because they couldn't decide what to watch and their son recognized the name from his Amazon Storytime stories. Featured Show: Niko and the Sword of Light Season 1 Episode 1 - From the Temple of Champions to the Bridge of Doom (A Champion Has Awoken) -- Check us out on Twitter @STICPodcast
May 24, 2021
Waffles + Mochi - A Netflix Travel Series With Puppets
Aerin and Andy fulfill their prophecy from last weeks episode of "What if a cooking show with Muppets?" and explore just how Michelle Obama looks comfortable in every situation. Featured Show: Waffles + Mochi Season 1 Episode 7 - Herbs and Spices -- Check us out on Twitter @STICPodcast
May 18, 2021
Eureeka's Castle - Legally Distinct From Any Other Puppet Based Show
In honor of their 3rd episode number ending in a 0, Aerin and Andy take a trip back in time to revisit a definitely-not-muppet show from their shared childhood memories. Featured Show: Eureeka's Castle Season 1 Episode 12 -- Check us out on Twitter @STICPodcast
May 10, 2021
Ricky Zoom - The Wendy's Of Talking Rescue Vehicle Shows
Aerin and Andy are back after a lengthy hiatus of not doing episodes with an episode about what it means to be a rescue bike or whatever. Also is jumping on one foot impressive? Do Roomba's have souls? These questions and much more inside. Featured Show: Ricky Zoom Season 1 Episode 2a - Flat Out Awesome Episode 24b - Ricky's Rescue Coaching Badge -- Check us out on Twitter @STICPodcast
May 3, 2021
Bluey - Finally Some Good TV
Aerin and Andy take a rare trip into some overseas children's TV to check out the show they received the most suggestions to check out after Caillou, although for completely opposite reasons. Featured Show: Bluey Season 1 Episode 2 - Hospital Episode 19 - The Claw Episode 28 - Grannies -- Check us out on Twitter @STICPodcast
March 8, 2021
Hatchimals: Adventures In Hatchtopia - The Egg God Has Blacked Out The Sun
Aerin and Andy open up a blind bag of hybrid animal nonsense as they finally look into this whole Hatchimals thing taking the world by storm 5 years ago. Featured Show: Hatchimals: Adventures In Hatchtopia Season 1 Episode 11 - Eggclipse! Episode 12 - Welcome to Illuma Island Episode 13 - Everybody Dance Now -- Check us out on Twitter @STICPodcast
March 2, 2021
Numberblocks - What Does It Mean To Be A Number?
Aerin and Andy FINALLY learn their numbers. Just a few numbers, actually. And along the way they chat about concerts and mail and weird storage containers Featured Show: Numberblocks Season 4 Ep 06 - Eleven Season 6 Ep 10 - Fifty Season 6 Ep 14 - One Thousand and One -- Check us out on Twitter @STICPodcast
February 23, 2021
Barbie's Dreamhouse Adventures - Innovations In Bananamation
Aerin and Andy head to the coast to discuss local politics, fashion, and county electrical codes. Featured Show: Barbie's Dreamhouse Adventures Season 3 Episode 2 - All Dogs Go To The Beach -- Check us out on Twitter @STICPodcast
February 15, 2021
Go, Dog, Go! - Beach Cleaning and Business Plans
Aerin and Andy discuss the new Netflix show based on the popular childrens book about dogs, and their noted tendency to go. Featured Show: Go, Dog, Go! Season 1 Episode 5a - Pupcakes Episode 5b - Stink or Swim -- Check us out on Twitter @STICPodcast
February 1, 2021
Gabby's Dollhouse - Its Mostly Just Cats
Aerin and Andy dip their paws into the most cat-forward show they've come across. Cats literally everywhere. A good balance to the previous dog-centric episode. Featured Show: Gabby's Dollhouse Season 1 Episode 3 - Hamster Kitties -- Check us out on Twitter @STICPodcast
January 25, 2021
Pup Academy - Welcome To Dogwarts
Aerin and Andy discuss important dog related issues, including but not limited to Dog Puns, and the cases in which there are, and are not, rules stating Dogs cannot participate. Featured Show: Pup Academy Season 1 Episode 1 - The Stray's First Day -- Check us out on Twitter @STICPodcast
January 18, 2021
Polly Pocket - Honey I Shrunk The Secret World Of Alex Mack
Aerin and Andy completely ignore that the world is on fire and focus mostly on teeny tiny little dollhouses and the weird adventures their residents can get into. Featured Show: Polly Pocket Season 1 Episode 22 - Tiny Escape -- Check us out on Twitter @STICPodcast
January 11, 2021
A Garfield Christmas - Grandma's Christmas Downer
Aerin and Andy give themselves a Christmas present with something enjoyable from their own childhoods, and discuss socks and stars and upside-down trees. Featured Show: A Garfield Christmas Special Christmas 1987 -- Check us out on Twitter @STICPodcast
December 28, 2020
Motown Magic - Butterfly Girls + Elderly Toys
Aerin and Andy travel to the magical Motown Dimension (?!) to talk about how to give gifts when you're a kid, how to give eyes to cars, and how to give toys to the elderly. Featured Show: Motown Magic Season 1 Episode 23 - I Wish Season 2 Episode 18 - Christmas Everyday -- Check us out on Twitter @STICPodcast
December 21, 2020
Elf Pets: A Fox Cubs Christmas Tale - Buy Now & Save Christmas
Aeirn and Andy discover a level of cynical product hawking and shameless toy promotion not seen since the 1989 feature length commercial staring Fred Savage, "The Wizard". Also more nonsense Santa canon is dissected and found wanting. Featured Show: Elf Pets: A Fox Cub's Christmas Tale -- Check us out on Twitter @STICPodcast
December 14, 2020
Handy Manny - Lazy Santa + Lacking Voices
Aerin and Andy explore the implications of feeding sentient tools, delve deep into the annals of Santa canon, and riff about mom concerts. Featured Show: Handy Manny Season 3 Episode 19 - Flicker Saves Christmas -- Check us out on Twitter @STICPodcast
December 7, 2020
Fancy Nancy - Plain Girls + Fancy Friends
Aerin and Andy discuss the ethics of a judgmental and vengeful Santa, as well as teenage cultural appropriation and whether or not Aerin's allowed to talk.  Featured Show: Fancy Nancy Season 1 Episode 16 - Nancy and the Nice List -- Check us out on Twitter @STICPodcast
November 30, 2020
The Lion Guard - Bad Plans + Useless Friends
Aerin and Andy prowl through the pridelands in search of the 4th or 5th or maybe 3rd piece of the Lion King Cinematic Universe, all the while covering topics of great concerns to today's youth. Topics like Nickelodeon Magazine, losing your teeth, what ARE honey badgers anyways, and what's the plural of "mongoose"? Featured Show: The Lion Guard Season 3 Episode 5 - Marsh of Mystery -- Check us out on Twitter @STICPodcast
November 23, 2020
Paw Patrol - Election Day Special
Aerin and Andy discuss important topics that are on American's minds as they head into (belated) election day. Topics like Zima, and Inflatable Furniture, and how do saloons work? Featured Show: Paw Patrol Season 7 Episode 2a - Pups Save Election Day -- Check us out on Twitter @STICPodcast
November 16, 2020
Sigmund & The Sea Monsters - Dewey + The Stage Puppets
This week Aerin and Andy talk about child labor, cassingles, sea captains, costumes, the rich local history of puppetry, and the wishes a fish can grant. Featured Show: Sigmund And The Sea Monsters (2016) Season 1 Episode 1 - Pilot -- Check us out on Twitter @STICPodcast
November 9, 2020
Mighty Express - Spooky Ghosts + Spookier Mail Delivery
Aerin and Andy explore the ins and outs of mass transit and freight transportation in a curious world of mysterious mysterious that also, coincidentally, celebrates Halloween. Featured Show: Mighty Express Season 1 Episode 10 - Freight Nate's Fright Night -- Check us out on Twitter @STICPodcast
November 2, 2020
44 Cats - Cute Names + Bad Lessons
Aerin and Andy discuss Nightmare Before Christmas, PO Boxes, Halloween Costumes, cat crimes, and also some Italian imported cartoon about too many cats. Featured Show: 44 Cats Season 1 Episode 28 - Scaredy Cats -- Check us out on Twitter @STICPodcast
October 26, 2020
Super Monsters - Bad Tricks + Bad Dances
Aerin and Andy discuss identity and fashion in young monster society, as well as the insidious role peer pressure can have on the new kid in school when the new kid is actually a Chinese dragon. Featured Show: Super Monsters Season 1 Episode 10a - Tricks Before Treats Episode 10b - Halloween Extravaganza -- Check us out on Twitter @STICPodcast
October 19, 2020
Vampirina - Parties + Plagiarism
Aerin and Andy dive deep into discussions of what it means to be yourself when you're an undead denizen of the world, and the ethical issues around stealing a dead monster's science fair project. Featured Show: Vampirina Season 1 Episode 24a - Hauntleyween Episode 24b - Frankenflower -- Check us out on Twitter @STICPodcast
October 12, 2020
Bubble Guppies - Lobsters + Cop Puns
Aerin and Andy go under the sea and behind the badge in this nautical police procedural for children.
October 5, 2020
Peppa Pig - Fog + Mud + Children
Aerin and Andy explore the quaint and absurd world of Peppa Pig and her strange little pig family
September 28, 2020
Word Party - Pirate Hygiene
Aerin and Andy further investigate whether poorly constructed children's television can induce fever dreams. 
September 21, 2020
Caillou - Learning A New Way To Count
Aerin and Andy dip their toes in the terrifying Canadian waters of evil that is Caillou.
September 14, 2020
Doc McStuffins - Rubber Balls + Jelly
Aerin and Andy discuss the various issues facing our medical system today, including but not limited to HIPPA compliance with stuffed toys and the intentional spreading of jam-based maladies. Featured Show: Doc McStuffins Season 2 Episode 2a - Awesome Guy's Awesome Arm Episode 2b - Lamb in a Jam -- Check us out on Twitter @STICPodcast
September 7, 2020
Super Wings - Ghoulies + Mysteries
Aerin and Andy wonder aloud if maybe the airlines have overstepped their bounds in their efforts to babysit our children and solve local mysteries. Featured Show: Super Wings Season 2 Episode 17 - House of Ghoulies Episode 18 - Junior Detectives -- Check us out on Twitter @STICPodcast
August 31, 2020
PJ Masks - Sky Crystals + Robot Grudges
Aerin and Andy debate whether its right to let children stay up well past their bedtime if they're fighting crime, and what a floating sky factory could mean for a small town economy. Featured Show: PJ Masks Season 3 Episode 26a - Master of the Moat Episode 26b - PJ Robot vs. Romeo -- Check us out on Twitter @STICPodcast
August 24, 2020
Paw Patrol - Waiterbot + Pieclones
Aerin and Andy discuss the affects of worker automation on the restaurant industry in Adventure Bay, and wonder aloud if a privatized emergency services is properly trained to handle new waves of extreme weather. Featured Show: Paw Patrol Season 7 Episode 5a - Pups Save A Waiterbot Episode 5b - Pups Stop A Pie-Clone -- Check us out on Twitter @STICPodcast
August 18, 2020