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Episode #211: Multiverse of Madness

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Episode 212: This One Means Something
This week we talk about Chip n' Dale: Rescue Rangers, Obi Wan Kenobi, and a few other odds and ends. We also continue our viewing of the 100 greatest movies of all time according to IMDB with Close Encounters of the Third Kind. Check out the other stuff we do over on
June 10, 2022
Episode #211: Multiverse of Madness
This week we give our spoiler-filled reviews of Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness. Did Marvel hit another one out of the park or is this a foul ball? Why am I using baseball metaphors? I don't know! Join us and leave us a comment about what you thought of the film. Listen here or anywhere that you get your podcasts. And you can always find us at
May 22, 2022
Episode #210: News and Nashville
This week we talk about the cancelation of Legend of Tomorrow, get over the moon about Moonknight, and chat about The Offer on Paramount Plus. We also continue our viewing of the 100 greatest movies of all time according to IMDB with the 1975 Robert Altman film, "Nashville". You can find the rest of our episodes at
May 13, 2022
Episode #209: SciFighters--Dopplegangers 2
This week our favorite game is back. John (Captain GameShow) leads us in another edition of Sci-Fighters. We pit characters that were played by the same actor against one another. #movies; #TV; #games; #scifi; #superhero; #marvel; #DC; #StarTrek; #StarWars
April 17, 2022
Episode #208: Name That TV Tune
This week Shawn tortures Rick and Dave by seeing how many TV theme songs they can identify.
April 03, 2022
Episode #207: As Seen On TV
This week we're joined by David C. Roberson from the DC On Screen Podcast and we chat about our favorite films that were made for television. Make sure you check out our website at and learn how you can support the show at! #film, #tv, #movies, #drama, #comedy, #scifi AtIle6VyCGb1eSMxyy4K
March 20, 2022
Episode #206: No Way Home
This week David C. Roberson of the DC On Screen Podcast joins us for a spoiler-filled discussion of "Spider-Man: No Way Home". We also chat a little about Bob Saget, Betty White, and Sidney Poitier. #spiderman; #marvel; #nowayhome; #bettywhite; #bobsaget; #sidneypoitier
January 21, 2022
Episode #205: Best of 2021 Review
This week we're talking about the stuff that came out in 2021 that we liked the most. Join us on our Facebook group to let us know what your favorites were!
December 30, 2021
Episode 204: Post Thanksgiving Catch Up
This week we're catching up between the holidays. We're talking about some of the things that we've been watching and discussing a few stories that are in the news.
December 12, 2021
Episode #203: Biggest Miscast Actors
This week we take a few minutes to talk about the passing of Dean Stockwell as well as the announcements from Disney about all the Marvel and Star Wars content that is coming over the next couple of years. Then we dive into a conversation about the biggest miscastings in film history.
November 27, 2021
Eternals--Doom Patrol--and Falcor
Episode 202: This week we talk about the movies and TV shows that we're watching right now and give our recommendations. And we also talk about the fictional creatures that we'd like to have as a pet.
November 18, 2021
Episode 201: Codenames
This week we chill out and play a few rounds of "Codenames" and then chat about some stuff we've been watching.
November 14, 2021
Post 2K Horror Movies
Episode 200: For our 200th episode we are rounding out our Halloween trilogy by talking about our favorite horror movies that came out after the year 2000. Thanks for supporting us for 200 episodes! Tell a friend and help us grow! Leave us some feedback on iTunes or visit our Patreon page at And remember you can find more great shows like this at!
October 30, 2021
Pre 2K Horror Movies
Episode 199: This week we're continuing our 3 part Halloween series by talking about some of our favorite horror movies that came out before the year 2000. What are you favorites? Let us know in the comments or visit our Facebook group.
October 21, 2021
Family Friendly Spooky Movies
Episode 198: This week we're starting our 3 episode Halloween series. On this episode we'll discuss our favorite spooky movies that are appropriate for you to watch with your family. So get out a notepad and jot down some of these titles so that you can have little Halloween fun with your bunch. #movies; #tv; #film; #horror; #spooky; #ghosts; #halloween
October 14, 2021
Cartoons Based on Live Action
Episode 197: There have been a lot of cartoons that were based on live action film and TV. Some of the original source material is not even appropriate for the audience the cartoon is made for. Did you know they made a Robocop cartoon? Robocop was rated R! We're talking about some of that stuff today. Be sure to check out all of our episodes at!
October 07, 2021
Actors Who Are Underrated
Episode 196: This week we're talking about actors that we don't think get enough credit. They are very talented but they don't seem to get the huge roles that their abilities deserve. We also bring up a few actors that will get us to see a movie just because they're in it. #movies; #tv; #film; #action; #scifi; #drama; #romance; #comedy; #thriller; #suspense
September 30, 2021
Topic Roulette
Episode 195: How many topics can we cover in one show? We try to find out in this episode that spans conversations about Marvel to a theater's responsibility during a pandemic.  We also welcome Jeff Hughes to the show. He's one of our top patrons and we invited him to join us. We could invite you next if you visit us at to find out how you can help the show. #movies; #film; #tv; #marvel; #trivia
September 23, 2021
Good Movies That Were A Part 3
Episode 194: This week we're talking about some good movies that happen to be the third part of a series. To hear more of our shows and to find more shows like this come and visit us at!
September 16, 2021
The Hateful Three
Episode 193: This week we discuss some movies and TV shows that we loved when they were brand new but we've soured on over time. #movies; #film; #tv; #drama; #horror; #comedy; #romance; #scifi; #stephenking; #shawshank; #startrek; #starwars
September 02, 2021
Squad vs Starfish
Episode 192: This week we discuss The Suicide Squad, the legal drama between ScarJo and Disney, and what we've been watching. #thesuicidesquad; #dc; #marvel; #doompatrol; #disney; #blackwidow
August 26, 2021
Masters of the Podverse
Episode 191: This week we talk about Jeff Bezos and his phallic rocket, Kevin Smith and the power of Grayskull, and some of the other things that we've been watching lately. #movies; #tv; #film; #space; #bezos; #branson; #blueorigin; #action; #comedy; #scifi; #heman
August 19, 2021
Such A Poser
Episode 190: Tonight we get together to celebrate the return of Marvel to the big screen...even though most of us watched it on the small screen. Black Widow finally came to theaters after two years in quarantine and we are spoiling it like crazy! Note: This episode was recorded before the Johansson and Disney lawsuit story broke so you won't hear any discussion about that. #marvel; #superhero; #disney; #blackwidow
August 12, 2021
Okie Loki Artichokie
Episode 189: This week we're breaking down the good and bad of the Disney+ series "Loki" as well as talking about some other things we've been watching. #marvel; #loki; #disney; #mcu; #thor
July 29, 2021
That Was A Remake?
Episode 188: A lot of movies are based on films that either came out years before or were made for a different audience. These are our favorite films that you might not realize were remakes or we didn't know they were when we watched them.
July 22, 2021
Sci-Fighters: Commercial Mascots Thunderdome
Episode 187: This week we're playing Sci-Fighters! We're pairing characters from those famous commercials that you grew up with and forcing them to fight until there is a champion. Who would win in a fight between Mr. Clean and Tony the Tiger? What about Flo and Mrs. Butterworth? Find out in this week's episode! #movies; #tv; #film; #comedy; #games; #contest; #commercials; #cereal; #emu; #progressive; #snoopy; #liberty; #metlife; #frostedflakes; #mrclean; #aflac; #breakfast
July 15, 2021
1996 In Film
Episode 186: This week we're talking about movies that are celebrating their 25th anniversary this year. What movies came out in 1996 that you loved or hated? #movies; #film; #comedy; #drama; #action; #scifi; #missionimpossible; #startrek; #independanceday; #willsmith
July 08, 2021
While You Were Quarantining
Episode 185: Joe Crowe from DragonCon's American Sci-fi Classics Track joins Shawn in a live panel at Magic City Con to discuss some of the movies and shows that we've all been watching while we wait for the world to get itself back together. #movies; #tv; #dragoncon; #quarantine; #covid; #conventions; #streaming
July 01, 2021
The Greatest Movies and TV Shows Never Made
Episode 184: This week we talk about movies that could've been. Bill Murray playing Batman? Maximus coming back to work at the Pentagaon? Spider-Man swinging from his a**hole? Join us on this episode! #spiderman; #superman; #batman; #gladiator; #truelies; #minorityreport; #totalrecall; #movies; #film; #tv
June 24, 2021
Summer Movies
Episode 183: This week we're talking about some of the movies that are coming out this summer. And then we wax nostalgic with some summer films from the past that we love. #movies; #tv; #film; #drama; #romance; #summer; #action; #comedy
June 17, 2021
Babes With Blades
Episode 182: You've heard of backdoor pilots, well this week you're going to get one. We want to introduce you to a new podcast that is coming soon to the Infinite Potato Alliance. Scott Matteson will be hosting "I'll Watch That For A Dollar". In this pilot episode he chats with Rick and Shawn about the apocalyptic marshal arts film "Babes With Blades". #movies; #tv; #film; #swords; #martialarts 
June 10, 2021
I'll Take the Physical Challenge
Episode 181: This week we talk about some of the things going on in the news and what we've been watching. One of Shawn's picks gets us talking about the early days of Nickelodeon for a while.
June 03, 2021
1991 In Film
Episode 180: This week we're talking about movies that are celebrating their 30th anniversaries this year. Which ones were the top money-makers? Which ones were the most memorable? Which ones do we just unapologetically love? Tune in and find out! #movies; #film; #action; #scifi; #romance; #romcom; #drama; #crime; #thriller; #horror; #thelmaandlouise; #tmnt; #startrek; #silenceofthelambs; #capefear; #nakedgun; #hotshots; #parody; #disney; #beauty; #beast;
May 20, 2021
News and Reviews for May 2021
Episode 179: This week we chat about the Academy Awards and the stuff that we've been watching.  Warning: Spoilers are ahead for Mortal Kombat, The Falcon and the Winter Soldier, and Invincible.  #movies; #tv; #film; #comics; #action; #adventure; #scifi; #drama; #comedy; #videogames; #fighting; #mortalkombat; #thefalconandthewintersoldier; #invincible; #dc; #marvel; #doompatrol; #shadowandbone; #netflix; #thenevers; #theirregulars
May 13, 2021
Vampires in Film and TV
Episode 178: This week we dive into the shadows and talk about the things that go bump in the night. These are our favorite movies and TV shows about vampires! #movies; #tv; #film; #action; #adventure; #comedy; #romance; #drama; #horror; #vampires; #dracula; #buffy; #tarantino; #annerice
May 06, 2021
Movies With Space In The Title
Episode 177: This week we're talking about movies and TV shows that share a common theme...they all have the word "space" in the title. #movies; #tv; #action; #scifi; #comedy; #film
April 29, 2021
We're Off To See The Wizard
Episode 176: This week Shawn, Scott, Rick, and Jen take a look at all the ways that the land of Oz has been adapted into film and TV.  #film; #tv; #movies; #musicals; #children; #oz; #fantasy; #action; #adventure
April 22, 2021
Patreon Preview: Kingdom of the Spiders
We've launched our Patreon page! Our first episode is out now and it is an in depth look at the 1977 horror classic "Kingdom of the Spiders" starring William Shatner. You can hear the first few minutes of the episode right here. If you'd like to hear the rest of it or to lock in all the future things we make for our patrons then head over to!
April 07, 2021
Zack Snyder's Justice League
Episode 175: This week we welcome Dave from DC OnScreen and Jen from Starbase 66 to help us breakdown the good and the bad of Zack Snyder's Justice League.  #movies; #superheroes; #dc; #superman; #batman; #wonderwoman; #flash; #aquaman; #cyborg; #zacksnyder; #releasethesnydercut; #restorethesnyderverse; #justiceleage; #justiceisgray
March 30, 2021
WandaVision Postmortem
Episode 174: Shawn, Scott, and Rick break down the good and the bad of WandaVision. What worked and what didn't? What could have been done differently? How does this show affect the future of the MCU? Find out in this episode of the podcast! #marvel; #wandavision; #scarletwitch; #disneyplus; #agathaallalong
March 26, 2021
Movies From Michigan
Episode 173: This week we take a trip to Scott and Tom's home state of Michigan and chat about some movies that were either made or set there.
February 28, 2021
Stars Who Weren't Actors
Episode 172: This week we're talking about movies and TV shows that starred people that were not really known as actors. Some of them were star-making vehicles for singers or athletes. We came up with a lot of them. We'd love to hear who would be on your list! #movies; #tv; #film; #action; #scifi; #fantasy; #romcom
February 14, 2021
Lesser Known and Short Lived TV Shows
Episode 171: Is there a TV show that you loved that didn't last very long? Is there something that you were a fan of that no one else seems to remember. On the season premiere of the show we harken back to some of those TV shows that we liked. We also talk about why Rick doesn't like Wandavision. #wandavision; #marvel; #tv; #scifi; #terminator; #startrek; #sliders; #fox; #disney
January 24, 2021
Wonder Woman 1984 and The Mandalorian (SPOILERS!!!)
Episode 170: In this impromptu episode we chat about the season finale of The Mandalorian and the release of Wonder Woman 1984. Warning...there are major SPOILERS! #mandalorian; #starwars; #wonderwoman; #dc; #hbomax
December 27, 2020
On the 12th Day of Christmas
On the last episode of our Christmas series we crossover with Captain GameShow.
December 26, 2020
On the 11th Day of Christmas
Come listen to us play some holiday trivia!
December 24, 2020
On the 10th Day of Christmas
Let's talk about a jolly fat man...
December 23, 2020
On the 9th Day of Christmas
Today we discuss some of our favorite (or least favorite) special Christmas episodes of TV shows.
December 22, 2020
On the 8th Day of Christmas
Today we talk about some of our favorite (and least favorite) Christmas movie tropes.
December 21, 2020
On the 7th Day of Christmas (Star Wars Holiday Special)
Today we're watching the Star Wars Holiday Special! If you want to watch with us you can find the video version of this podcast on our YouTube Channel. Or you can watch the movie separately with the URL below. Warning: the movie crashed a few times so if you're watching separately you may have to adjust. #starwars; #scifi; #holiday; #christmas; #bobafett 
December 20, 2020
On the 6th Day of Christmas
Do they celebrate Christmas on Star Trek?
December 19, 2020
On the 5th Day of Christmas
Tonight Shawn, Branden, Rick, and Scott discuss a lot of the announced projects coming from Disney.
December 18, 2020
On the 4th Day of Christmas
We are starting a 12 days of Christmas series and you'll get a brand new episode every day for the next 12 days until December 25! On this episode we talk about some of our favorite Christmas traditions. Join our Facebook group: Check us out on YouTube: Follow us on Twitter:
December 17, 2020
On the 3rd Day of Christmas
We are starting a 12 days of Christmas series and you'll get a brand new episode every day for the next 12 days until December 25! On this episode we make a pretty big announcement. Join our Facebook group: Check us out on YouTube: Follow us on Twitter:
December 16, 2020
On the 2nd Day of Christmas
Today Shawn, Rick, Scott, and Branden discuss the news of Warner Brothers and HBO Max.
December 15, 2020
On the 1st Day of Christmas
We are starting a 12 days of Christmas series and you'll get a brand new episode every day for the next 12 days until December 25! On this episode we talk about what our favorite Christmas movies are and what our rules are for what makes a movie a Christmas movie. Join our Facebook group: Check us out on YouTube: Follow us on Twitter:
December 14, 2020
Um Actually LIVE
Episode 169: Here is another one of our panels from @HomeCon. This time we're playing "Um...Actually"!
November 29, 2020
Best and Worst of Stephen King Film Adaptations
Episode 168: This week we're bringing you another panel from @HomeCon. We chatted about which Stephen King adaptations worked for us which ones are total garbage.  Join us on our Facebook group: Follow us on Twitter: Check us out on YouTube: #movies; #stephenking; #horror; #it; #stand 
November 15, 2020
Bonus Episode 11-08-20
It's another bonus "aftershow" for you this week. Listen to us chat about what we've been watching and what we've been playing as we wind down after a long episode of That Star Trek Podcast.
November 08, 2020
Night of the Cosmic Potato
Episode 167: Behold...the most frightening experience your human mind can withstand. The joining of forces of Cosmic Potato, Captain GameShow, The Quantum Leap Podcast, The Prime Direction, Starbase Command, Wait...You've Never Seen, and theDragonCon American Sci-Fi Classics Track! Listen as they attempt to conduct a table read of George A. Romero's "Night of the Living Dead".  Will the narration ever end? Will John get to read ANY lines? Does Chris know anyone from the South? These questions and more will be answered in this Halloween spectacular! #horror; #comedy; #halloween; #film; #zombies; #nightofthelivingdead; #romero
November 01, 2020
Bonus Episode 10-25-2020
Occasionally we stick around shoot the breeze after the show is over. Sometimes we're still on topic but most of the time we're not. We're going to try to bring you some of those extra conversations as bonus material. Hopefully you'll enjoy it. Let us know!
October 26, 2020
Masters of the Jeopardy Universe
Episode 166: This week we're bringing you another recording from @HomeCon. Scott hosts a game of Jeopardy dedicated to the cult classic film "Masters of the Universe". His contestants are Rick, Joe, and Branden. If you want to see the video from this episode then just join or Cosmic Home Fest Facebook group!
October 18, 2020
Bonus Wild Card Foolery
What happens when the show is over? This is the random conversation that Shawn, Rick, and Chris had after recording an episode of That Star Trek Podcast. #trump; #coronavirus; #scoobydoo; #supernatural; #thegoodplace; #community
October 05, 2020
Movies Based on Classic Literature
Episode 165: There are a ton of film adaptations of classic stories. There are also lots and lots of films that were loosely inspired by some of the stories we've heard time and again. This week Shawn and Rick discuss some of their favorites. And Joe Crowe joins the party before it's over! #film; #movies; #classicliterature; #shakespeare; #comedy; #romance; #drama
September 27, 2020
Remembering Chadwick Boseman
Episode 164: This week Branden joins us and we discuss the passing of Chadwick Boseman, the return of Bill and Ted, and the reign of Lovecraft Country. #marvel; #blackpanther; #chadwickboseman; #billandted; #lovecraftcountry
September 06, 2020
Marvel Cartoons Part 2
Episode 163: Gary Mitchel returns and we continue our discussion about Marvel animated shows. This week we focus on things made in the 90s and beyond. #marvel; #mcu; #cartoons; #avengers; #superhero; #spider-man
August 30, 2020
Marvel Cartoons Part 1
Episode 162: Gary Mitchel joins us to talk about some of our favorite cartoons based on Marvel properties. In this episode we focus on things that came out in the 60s, 70s, and 80s. #cartoons; #marvel; #superheroes; #spiderman; #tv 
August 16, 2020
Ranking the MCU--Part 2
Episode 161: We're back to finish what we started! This week Christopher DeFilippis joins us to help rank phase 3 of the MCU and determine once and for all what the best Marvel movie is. #movies; #film; #superheroes; #mcu; #phase3; #avengers; #infinitywar; #endgame
August 09, 2020
Ranking the MCU--Part 1
Episode 160: This week Branden Ushio joins us and we start ranking all of the movies in the Marvel Cinematic Universe to determine which is the best. This time around we focused on phase one and two. Which movie will come out on top? Do we like your favorite as much as you do? Will Shawn say anything good about Thor: The Dark World? (Spoiler--no.) #movies; #film; #superheroes; #mcu; #comics; #ironman; #captainamerica; #thor; #avengers
August 03, 2020
Bonus: The Solo Experiment
This week I do something a little different and so an episode all by myself. Listen to me wax on about time travel movies.
July 27, 2020
Jedi Schmedi
Episode 159: This week we're bringing you another panel that was recorded during @HomeCon2020. Michael Nipp, Stan Daniel, and Joe Crowe joined Shawn to talk about the good and the bad of the current state of Star Wars. #starwars; #film; #scifi; #fantasy; #lastjedi
July 13, 2020
We Watched the Watchmen
Episode 158: Boz from Little Pod of Horrors and Matt from the Stranded Panda Network joins us to talk about the hit HBO series The Watchmen. This episode was a live panel from @HomeCon. To hear more of the conversations we had at this event come check out our Facebook group. #convention; #watchmen; #scifi; #fantasy; #comicbook
June 29, 2020
The 1990s Avengers
Episode 157: We start out discussing the news of HBO Max pulling Gone With The Wind from their catalogue and the future of Looney Tunes sans firearms. But we also have a little fun discussing who would have been cast in the MCU if those movies had been made in the 1990s. #hbo; #gonewiththewind; #avengers; #looneytunes; #film; #movies; #superhero; #mcu
June 14, 2020
Made In Texas
Episode 156: This week we talk a little about the Snyder cut of Justice League and then we dive into our favorite movies and TV shows that were either made or set in the great state of Texas.
May 28, 2020
Made In Florida
Episode 155: We're continuing our series of films and TV shows that are either set or filmed in our home states. This time around we pay a visit to the sunshine state, Rick's home state of Florida.
May 10, 2020
The Future of Cinema
Episode 154: This week we talk about some more of the things that we've been watching during our quarantine. We also chat about a possible Godzilla film with no people, Mallrats 2, and what the movie business may look like after the pandemic is over.
April 26, 2020
Movies made in Alabama
Episode 153: Joe Crowe joins us to talk about movies and TV shows that were either filmed in or took place in Alabama. #movies, #tv, #Alabama, #comedy, #horror, #scifi
April 05, 2020
The Live Test
Episode 152: This week we talk a little more about our quarantine and we test out a new service that will let us bring you live shows.
March 28, 2020
Episode 151: The world is basically on lockdown as we all try to do our part to flatten the curve and battle the coronavirus pandemic. If you're practicing social distancing then we want to do what we can to help keep you entertained. Tonight we're talking about some of the stuff that we've been watching and reading to help pass the time.
March 24, 2020
Fantasy and Sci Fi Jeopardy
Episode 150: This is the recording of the Jeopardy game that I hosted at last year's Magic City Con.
March 09, 2020
Um, Actually--Joe's Sacrifice
Episode 149: This week's show is a recording of a panel that I hosted at the Sci-Fi/Fantasy Festival that is held annually here in Birmingham, Alabama. We played a show favorite, "Um...Actually". I usually have a rule that anyone that forgets to say "Um, Actually" or can not satisfactorily answer the question has to eat a BeanBoozled Jelly Bean and hope for the best. This time, Joe stepped up and allowed himself to be sacrificed and consumed the beans for many of the players...and it was hilarious! #games, #convention, #trivia, #film, #tv, #comics, #superhero, #fantasy, #scifi, #Birmingham, #Alabama 
February 17, 2020
Crisis on Infinite Earths
Episode 148: This week Shawn and Scott talk about the latest CW/DC crossover event! Hold on to your butts! #dc, #arrowverse, #crossover, #flash, #greenarrow, #arrow, #blacklightning, #batwoman, #supergirl, #legendsoftomorrow
February 03, 2020
Episode 147: The Rise of Skywalker
This week Shawn, Rick, and Virginia discuss the good, the bad, and the ugly of The Mandalorian. And then they take a deep dive into the Force with their review of Star Wars Episode IX...The Rise of Skywalker. Warning: There are a ton of spoilers in this episode. So if you haven't seen either of these things we advise you not to listen until you do.
January 13, 2020
It's Beginning to Look a Lot Like Sci-Fighters
Episode 146: For our final episode of 2019 we are joined by Joe Crowe to pit the characters from your favorite Christmas movies against one another in a Christmas showdown.
December 15, 2019
Episode 145: Terminator Plus Mandalorian Plus Disney...Plus
Episode 145: Terminator Plus Mandalorian Plus Disney...Plus
November 24, 2019
Walking Dead Q and A
Episode 144: Magic City Con 2019 panel featuring actors from The Walking Dead
November 10, 2019
The Bad Guys Win
Episode 143: This week we’re joined by David C. Roberson of the DC OnScreen Podcast. He and Shawn discuss their ideas about Joker. Then John joins the conversation and they talk about what they did and didn’t like about El Camino. There’s also some chatting about the DC Animated Universe.
October 28, 2019
I Sing the Body Eclectic
Episode 142: News and reviews and remembering Aron Eisenberg.
October 06, 2019
Superman Lives Part 2
Episode 141: If you haven’t listen to our last episode then you’ll want to check it out before this one. This is the second part of our table read of Superman Lives by Kevin Smith. You’ve heard the stories for 20 years about how Kevin wrote a Superman screenplay and it was supposed to be directed by Tim Burton and star Nicholas Cage. But was it any good. Find out as we complete our mission to read the whole thing.
September 22, 2019
Superman Lives Part 1
Episode 140: We dive into the script that Kevin Smith wrote for Warner Brothers once upon a time.
September 06, 2019
Zed's Dead, Baby
Episode 139: This week we return to the classic series as we watch 3 more films on the IMDB list of the 100 greatest movies of all time.
August 25, 2019
Downtime Table Talk
Episode 138: Podcasters from the Hoover SciFi Fantasy Festival take a few minutes to chat about Star Trek, Spider-Man, Marvel, and The Joker.
August 11, 2019
Spider-Man--Far From Home and SDCC
Episode 137: We review Far From Home and give reactions to last weekend's SDCC announcements.
July 26, 2019
Movie Court Is In Session
Episode 136: In this episode we have Joe Crowe act as judge and we defend movies that a lot of people tend to think of as bad. We also chat a little bit about Stranger Things and Spider-Man: Far From Home.
July 14, 2019
Fantastic Four and X-Men Re-Casting
Episode 135: This week Shawn, John, and Rick talk about who would be the best choices if Disney decided to re-cast all the Marvel characters that Fox used to control.
June 30, 2019
Cowards and Weaklings
Episode 134: Joe Crowe is with us this week and he tells us about his gig announcing wrestling matches. Shawn and Joe are hosting a bunch of panels at Magic City Con and there is still time for you to get a ticket! And we play Sci-Fighters—Cowards and Weaklings!
June 16, 2019
Teasers, Stingers, and...Darkman?
Episode 133: Star Trek: Picard teaser--Good Omens review--Magic: The Gathering is being adapted for Netflix and the Russo Brothers are behind it--Frequently Unasked Questions--Sleep In A Bucket.
June 10, 2019
Game of Thrones Season 8 Review
Episode 132: This week we're joined by Jessica, a big GoT fan, to talk about the good and the bad of the final season of Game of Thrones. We also reviewed some TV shows and movies that we've been watching.
June 10, 2019
The Best and Worst of Series Finales
Episode 131: Shawn chats with David C Roberson from DC OnScreen and his wife, Bethany, about the series finales that worked and the ones that didn't.
June 10, 2019
You Had Me At Heisenburg
Episode 130: RIP Doris Day and Tim Conway--Shows we didn't watch at first but love now--mind blowing movies--canon fodder we'd like to get rid of.
June 10, 2019
Episode 129: We watched a movie that you may have heard of.
June 10, 2019
All Hail the House of Mouse
Episode 128: This week Shawn and Rick are joined by Christopher DeFilippis to talk about our Disney overlords. They talked a little about Star Wars including the episode IX teaser trailer. They chatted about Marvel but there are no Endgame spoilers
June 10, 2019
Cops and Robbers
Episode 127: This week we run down our picks for the best films and TV shows that have to do with the cops chasing the bad guys.
June 10, 2019
Episode 126: This week we're bringing you another Best In Show episode. This time we're running down the best maniacal laugh...the best product placement...and the best frienemy relationship.
June 10, 2019
More Bad Movies
Episode 125: Shawn sits down in person with Michael Nipp from The Deucecast Movie Show and Joe Crowe from DragonCon's American Sci-Fi Classics Track to talk about some of the movies coming this summer and some of our favorite bad movies. Recorded live at the Hoover Public Library in Hoover, AL.
June 10, 2019
Bonus: Um...Actually 2
It's another round of "Umm...Actually"! This game was hosted by Shawn Wray and recorded live at the Sci Fi/Fantasy Festival in Hoover, AL.
June 10, 2019
Our Guilty Pleasures
Episode 124: Scott Matteson and Troy Wood join Shawn to talk about stuff they like that makes them just a little bit guilty.
June 10, 2019
Bonus: To Infinity War and Beyond
In a live panel from the Sci Fi/Fantasy Festival in Hoover, AL, Shawn and Joe speculate on what the next Avengers movie may bring us.
June 10, 2019
Marvelous Reviews
Episode 123: We welcome Ms. Mindy to the program to help us break down and digest Captain Marvel.
June 10, 2019
The Best and Worst of Video Game Movies
Episode 122: Michael Nipp from The Deucecast Movie Show and Joe Crow join us in a live panel at the Sci Fi/Fantasy Festival in Hoover, AL to talk about some of the good and bad examples of films based on video games.
June 10, 2019
Top Five
Episode 121: This week we discuss our top five favorite TV shows and films that we'd recommend.
June 10, 2019
Frequently Unasked Questions 2
Episode 120: More frequently unasked questions.
June 10, 2019
Choose Your Own Legal Action
Episode 119: The Dynamic Quad is back! This week we discuss Aquaman, Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse, Bandersnatch, and Bird Box.
June 10, 2019
The Admiral's Table--The 13th Doctor
Episode 118: Rick gathers a round table of ladies to discuss the ups and downs of the latest season of Doctor Who that featured Jodie Whittaker as the first female version of The Doctor.
June 10, 2019
Elseworlds Review
Episode 117: The regulars turn over the hosting duties to Scott, Chris, and Rich so that they could talk about this year's big DC crossover event on the CW.
June 10, 2019
Head Canon
Episode 116: This week we discuss head canon. These are the stories that we have to sometimes tell ourselves to make our favorite shows make sense. Christopher DeFilippiis joins us and we talk about everything from Star Trek to Smallville.
June 10, 2019
Magic vs Sci Fi
Episode 115: Another round of Sci Fighters. This time we pit characters like Maleficent, Venom, Iron Man, Harry Potter, and Constantine in a battle to the end.
June 10, 2019
News And Reviews
Episode 114: We talk about some stuff we've been watching and things that have been happening in the news.
June 10, 2019
Best In Show--Halloween Edition
Episode 113: This week we continue our Halloween celebration with a special edition of Best In Show--Special Guest: Hoai Tran Bui.
June 10, 2019
The Monster Mash
Episode 112: This week we begin our Halloween celebration with a special edition of the classics show. Shawn, John, Rick, and Troy discuss The Invisible Man, The Wolf Man, and Creature From The Black Lagoon.
June 10, 2019
Reunions We'd Like To See
Episode 111: This week we pitch a few ways that old shows could return to TV and we talk a little about the new Doctor Who.
June 10, 2019
Hijinks Ensue
Episode 110: Rick takes control of the ship--We play some games--Cosby went to jail but we don't want to talk about it--We review some stuff we've been watching.
June 10, 2019
Classic Movie Series VI
Episode 109: The African Queen--Good Will Hunting--Terms of Endearment
June 10, 2019
A Chat with Armin Shimerman
Episode 108: This week we welcome Armin Shimerman to the show for an exclusive interview! Special thanks to Scott Matteson for making it possible.
June 10, 2019
Tidbits and Obscenities
Episode 107: A new game--Scott's going to interview Armin Shimerman--Best series finale--Best theme music or song--Best character entrance--John causes editing overload--Post show antics
June 09, 2019
Dopplegangers Number Two
Episode 106: We're playing Sci Fighters once again and it's another edition of Dopplegangers! Who would win in a fight between Maleficent and Lara Croft? What about Bruce Nolan and Stanley Ipkiss? What about Furiosa and Lorraine Broughton? Well, we don't know either. But we talk about it this week anyway.
June 09, 2019
Fall TV Preview
Episode 105: 5 random facts--Alec Baldwin as Thomas Wayne...maybe not--Star Trek IV may be Chris-less--Paul Flar...Fart Cop--Fall TV shows
June 09, 2019
Hubris -or- The Cursed Episode
Episode 104: A myriad of difficulties tried to keep us from bringing you an episode this week. They did not succeed. New game--Star Wars: Resistance will have General Organa--Bye Bye Big Bang Theory--Kelly Marie Tran fights back--True Confessions--Jim Carrey sucks now--Andy Kaufman...he was weird--John has no interest in Christopher Robin--Guilty Pleasures--Shawn cuts out early--Canon Schmanon.
June 09, 2019
Classic Movie Series V
Episode 103: The Great Dictator--Mutiny on the Bounty--Stagecoach
June 09, 2019
The Return of Picard
Episode 102: Christopher DeFilippis joins us and proves he is a movie trivia king--Mark Hamill is coming back to Star Wars--So is Carrie Fisher...kind of--We're not too sure about Billy Dee Williams--Patrick Steward is returning to Star Trek--What will the Picard show be about--ALF is coming back to TV--What is he doing to that seal?--Yippee Kai Aye there's more Die Hard coming!--Movie Pass can suck it!
June 09, 2019
SDCC Trailer Review
Episode 101: Six degrees from MCU--SDCC News--Rick's not sure about Shazam!--Shawn's not sure about Aquaman--Godzilla looks awesome--None of us are sure about Titans--What happened to Nightwing?--Internet comments about race are still happening--There's going to be a new Buffy show--We can't talk about Star Trek: Discovery--Virginia's never seen Die Hard!
June 09, 2019
Show of the "Century"!
Episode 100: In our 100th episode we take a break from the garbage in the news and just kick back with a couple of games. It's Shawn, John, Rick, and Virginia along with our special guest, Joe Crowe! We begin the show by playing Sci-Fighters: The Fast vs The Furious. Then, John brings his special flavor of hosting as he shows us what it's like on an episode of Captain GameShow!
June 09, 2019
Frequently Unasked Questions
Episode 99: This week we're joined by Troy Wood from the World War G Podcast and Christopher DeFilippis from The Quantum Leap Podcast and we answer a bunch of questions that no one asked us.
June 09, 2019
Sci Fi Jeopardy--Live From Magic City Con
Episode 98: The game of champions returns! This week we welcome you to listen to this recording of Sci Fi Jeopardy that Shawn hosted at Magic City Con in Birmingham, AL.
June 09, 2019
Fill My Arms With Heather
Episode 97: Wuthering Heights--The Maltese Falcon--Double Indemnity
June 09, 2019
Gatekeeping Fanholes
Episode 96: Some Star Trek folks lost their jobs--George Lucas had some ideas for the next trilogy--Midichlorians are stupid!--We all saw Solo and we liked it!--What are these gatekeeping fanholes up to?
June 09, 2019
The Fall of the House of Hardwick
Episode 95: Shawn is a PawPaw--Chris Hardwich is a bad guy?--Why is there so much douchbaggery?--Shawn's mouth is ahead of his brain--Sherri gets so upset she takes the mic--We saw The Incredibles 2 and we all liked it though Shawn has an unpopular opinion.
June 09, 2019
Um, Actually--Live From MCC
Episode 94: Live from Magic City Con in Birmingham, AL it's Um, Actually...the game where nerds get to do what they love best...correct people for being wrong!
June 09, 2019
Bonus: A Chat with Virginia Hey
Shawn interviews Farscape's Virginia Hey
June 09, 2019
Classic Movie Series III
Episode 93: Forbidden Planet--War of the Worlds--The Day The Earth Stood Still
June 09, 2019
Ambien Tweeting
Episode 92: True facts that may not be true--IMDB Game--Harvey Weinstein can go away now--Bill Cosby can go away, too--Roseanne's a racist--Ambien doesn't cause racism--Why do Star Wars fans hate Star Wars?--Time to make the chimi-f***ing--changas!
June 09, 2019
Take It From The Top!
Episode 91: Rotten Tomatoes--John and Rick's kids make them see terrible movies--John over analyzes Peter Rabbit--Chris doesn't watch animation gosh darnit!--John and Shawn watch too much Disney--We've all seen Doctor Horrible and we're proud of it--Shawn has a terrible taste in movies--Fall, float, fly!
June 09, 2019
Oh, Hi Mark
Episode 90: This week Shawn, Rick, Virginia, and Chris talk about the death of Margot Kidder, Cobra Kai, the cancellation of The Expanse, the rescue of Brooklyn 99, why Rick can't stand cartoon drool, and we play a word game.
June 09, 2019
We've Got The Stones!
Episode 89: Avengers: Infinity War Review!
June 09, 2019
Perfect Movies
Episode 88: Films that can't be improved upon.
June 09, 2019
Classic Movie Series II
Episode 087: The Third Man--Rear Window--Taxi Driver
June 09, 2019
Nostalgia Overload
Episode 86: Rampage--Ready Player One--Lost In Space
June 09, 2019
Is That A Banana Clip On Your Face?
Episode 85: Some more best in show picks.
June 09, 2019
Sci Fighters--Heaven vs Hell
Episode 84: Good vs Evil and all that stuff.
June 09, 2019
Classic Movie Series I
Episode 83: Yankee Doodle Dandy--North By Northwest--Rebel Without A Cause
June 09, 2019
Best In Show II
Episode 82: More of the best of the best.
June 09, 2019
Back In Business
Episode 81: Kevin Smith had a heart attack--Altered Carbon and Black Panther reviews.
June 09, 2019
Favorite One Setting Movies
Episode 80: The best movies that took place all in one location.
June 09, 2019
Episode 79: Who wins between Neo and Constantine?
June 09, 2019
Best In Show
Episode 78: The best of the best
June 09, 2019
All New Sci Fighters!
Episode 77: Disney vs Fox
June 09, 2019
2018 In Film
Episode 76: We chat about some of the stuff coming to theaters this year.
June 09, 2019
Last Jedi Review
Episode 75: We watched Star Wars VIII: The Last Jedi. Here's what we thought.
June 09, 2019
Gremlins Commentary
Episode 74: To celebrate Christmas we turned on Gremlins and chatted over it. Turn on the movie and listen to us while you watch!
June 09, 2019
That Could Have Ended Differently
Episode 73: Movies and TV shows that we wished had a different ending.
June 09, 2019
Ragnarok and Roll
Episode 72: We review Thor: Ragnarok
June 09, 2019
Spinoffs We'd Like To See
Episode 71: TV and film spinoffs that wouldn't be so bad.
June 09, 2019
Reviews and Scandals
Episode 70: Christopher DeFilippis joins us to talk about the poison in Hollywood.
June 09, 2019
Mad Scientists
Episode 69: Scott Matteson joins us to talk about some of our favorite mad scientists.
November 01, 2017
2017 Halloween Special
Episode 68: This year's picks for the best of the best when it comes to horror.
October 31, 2017
To Put Right What Once Went Wrong
Episode 66: What would Quantum Leap look like if it came back?
October 27, 2017
How Do You Hack A Sexy Robot?
Episode 65: This week we’re asking the important questions.
September 01, 2017
That Gal That Was In That Thing
Episode 64: This week we talk about some actresses you know even if you can’t remember their names.
August 19, 2017
Flip The Script
Episode 63: This week we talk about some movies from a different perspective.
August 12, 2017
Top Documentaries
Episode 62: This week Anthony joins us to talk about some of our favorite documentaries.
August 05, 2017
Remember the Face of Your Father
Episode 61: This week the guys chat about The Dark Tower among other things.
August 01, 2017
Myth vs Legend
Episode 60: Sci Fighters has returned and this time it is characters of myth vs creatures of legend.
July 29, 2017
Just Your Friendly Neighborhood Podcast
Episode 59: This week we chat about Spider-Man: Homecoming among other things.
July 22, 2017
Movies About Movies
Episode 58: This week we talk about movies and TV shows that are about show business.
July 16, 2017
Episode 57: This week we play a game where we get to do one of our favorite things…correct people when they’re wrong!
July 16, 2017
Yankee Doodle Dandy
Episode 56: This week we’re celebrating Independence Day with some of our favorite patriotic films.
July 02, 2017
That Guy That Was In That Thing
Episode 55: This week Shawn, Rick, and John are talking about some actors that have been in lots of things but you may not know their name.
April 01, 2017
True Confessions
Episode 54: This week we come clean about some things we kind of like that we might just be a tad embarrassed about.
March 31, 2017
2017 Summer Movie Preview
Episode 53: This week we’re talking about some of the movies that we’re looking forward to watching in 2017.
March 24, 2017
The Art of Collecting
Episode 52: Jeff Shackelford joins the guys to talk about toy collecting.
March 09, 2017
Casting Call
Episode 51: This week we’re talking about who should play in film versions of some of our favorite stuff.
March 02, 2017
Please Stop Doing the Thing
Episode 50: For our 50th episode Shawn, John, and Rick talk about some tropes that movies and TV shows should just stop doing.
February 18, 2017
Marvel vs DC
Episode 49: It’s yet another edition of Sci-Fighters! This time it’s movie and TV versions of Marvel vs DC.
February 17, 2017
The Temporal Showdown
Episode 48: Sci-Fighters is back and this time we’re putting all the time travel characters that we can think of against one another.
February 16, 2017
Special Guest--Ming Chen
Episode 47: Ming Chen is one of the stars of Comic Book Men on AMC. He’s headed to Birmingham, AL and Washington DC this summer for two conventions. So, Shawn and John chat with him about it, his show, and comic book movies and TV shows.
February 02, 2017
The Millennial Falcon Crossover
Episode 46: This week we are joined by the hosts of The Millennial Falcon Podcast.
January 19, 2017
"What's In The Box?"
Episode 45: We say goodbye to Bill Paxton and then get very quotable.
January 18, 2017
The Family Friendly Experimentation
Episode 44: In which we discuss a few of our favorite family friendly programs and movies.
January 11, 2017
2017 Film Preview
Episode 043: We discuss the films coming in 2017.
January 02, 2017
Rogue One Party
Episode 042: Kennedy joins the guys to chat about Rogue One: A Star Wars Story.
November 16, 2016
The Bunny Was Always In The Matrix
Episode 041: Sci-Fighters returns and this time it is robots vs creatures.
November 04, 2016
A Visit From World War G
Episode 040: The hosts of The World War G Podcast join us to break down the latest episodes of The Walking Dead.
November 03, 2016
2016 Fall TV Best and Worst
Episode 039: This week the guys talk about what they are and are not looking forward to on the fall TV lineup.
November 02, 2016
2016 Halloween Special
Episode 038: Shawn and Anthony breakdown this years pick list of horror flicks.
November 01, 2016
Star Trek vs Star Wars
Episode 037: Joe Crowe joins us for our very first foray into Sci-Fighters. Find out what would happen if your favorite Star Trek characters got into a cage match with your favorite characters from Star Wars.
September 02, 2016
Best Films Based on Actual Events
Episode 036: Shawn and John layout some of their favorite films based on things that actually…sort of…kind of…mostly happened.
August 25, 2016
Coming of Age
Episode 035: Kennedy joins Shawn and Rick to talk about some of their favorite coming of age films.
August 24, 2016
CP After Dark
Episode 034: They guys welcome back Hoai-Tran Bui to talk about the late Gene Wilder among other things. Eventually HT falls asleep.
August 23, 2016
Our Favorite YouTube Channels
Episode 033: Kristina joins Shawn and John to talk about some of the YouTube channels that they love to watch.
August 22, 2016
Reboots and Sequels
Episode 032: We talk about some movie sequels that we kind of wish would happen.
August 20, 2016
Happy Birthday to Us
Episode 031: We’ve been around for a whole year and Scott Matteson joins us to talk about Star Trek, Harry Potter, Suicide Squad, and the Ninja Turtles.
August 01, 2016
This Episode is a Cult Classic
Episode 030: We talk about some movies that have earned the reputation of being a cult classic.
June 16, 2016
We Ain't Afraid of No Ghost
Episode 029: Brock Parker from the Alabama Ghostbusters joins us to talk about the new Ghostbuster film. We also chat about the documentary “Ghostheads”.
June 15, 2016
Pokemon Everywhere and Throwback Toys
Episode 028: Shawn and John talk about some of their favorite toys that they had growing up.
June 14, 2016
The Tapestries of Ooo
Episode 027: Shawn, John, and Hoai-Tran chat about more cartoons.
June 13, 2016
Saturday Morning Cartoons of the 60s and 70s
Episode 026: Rick and Shawn break down some great classic animated shows from the 60s and 70s.
June 12, 2016
Saturday Morning Cartoons of the 80s and 90s
Episode 025: We chat about some of the best cartoons that we watched in the 80s and 90s.
June 11, 2016
Is Moffat a Blessing or a Curse to Doctor Who?
Episode 024: Shawn and Rick join a live discussion panel at Magic City Con where they discussed the good and the bad that Steven Moffat has done for Doctor Who.
June 04, 2016
Live From Magic City Con 2016
Episode 23: Shawn and Rick spent the weekend at Magic City Con 2016.
June 03, 2016
Claim Your Seat
Episode 22: Anthony and Shawn talk about some movie controversies and why it’s so expensive to go to the movies.
June 03, 2016
Top Animated Film Picks
Episode 21: Rick joins us to talk about the best animated films of all time.
June 02, 2016
X-Men Apocalypse Reactions
Episode 20: Shawn and John met up IN PERSON and saw X-Men Apocalypse. They sat down afterward to chat about the movie and some of the trailers.
May 29, 2016
The Return of John Irons
Episode 19: John’s back across the virtual table. We talked about some stuff.
May 02, 2016
Mother's Day
Episode 18: We celebrate the best moms in TV and film.
May 01, 2016
Time Travelers and a Few Zombies
Episode 17: Christopher DeFilippis and Skipper Martin from the 11.22.63 Podcast join us to talk about the best movies and TV shows that involve time travel.
March 02, 2016
More Golden Spud Awards
Episode 16: We continue talking about some of the movies that got things right over the past year.
January 16, 2016
Chimi-Freakin'-Changas and Award Shows
Episode 15: Chimi-Freakin'-Changas and Award Shows We review Deadpool and talk about some movies that did things right.
January 15, 2016
Best and Worst Adaptations
Episode 14: We talk about some movie adaptations that got it right and some that didn't.
January 03, 2016
2016 In Film
Episode 13: This week we’re talking about some of the movies that will be coming to theaters this year.
January 02, 2016
Darth Vader Would Never Do That
Episode 12: We review Star Wars Episode VII--The Force Awakens.
November 07, 2015
Christmas Extravaganza
Episode 11: Anthony joins us to talk a little about our Star Wars excitement and some of our favorite Christmas flicks.
November 06, 2015
Scott Bakula and Spoilers
Episode 10: Shawn, John, Rick, and Hoai-Tran continue their chat about TV show that got canceled too soon.
November 05, 2015
AKA Sam Becket...Or Is It Beckett?
Episode 9: Shawn, John, Rick, and Hoai-Tran talk about some TV shows that got canceled too soon.
November 04, 2015
Fear the Walking Muppets
Episode 8: Fear the Walking Muppets
November 03, 2015
Are We Gonna Pay For That?
Episode 7: Shawn and John chat about the possible future of streaming media.
November 02, 2015
Horror Interview Special
Episode 6: Shawn chats with the directors of Dark Moon Rising and Deep Dark.
November 01, 2015
Halloween Special Vol 2
Episode 5: The conclusion of our discussion about some of our favorite horror flicks!
October 18, 2015
Halloween Special Vol 1
Episode 4: The first part of our discussion about some of our favorite horror flicks!
October 18, 2015
Our Favorite Bad Movies
Episode 3: Hoai-Tran Bui and Rick Tetrault join us to talk about our favorite movies that are so bad they’re good.
September 13, 2015
Back To School
Episode 2: This week we’re joined by Hoai-Tran Bui and we talk about our favorite films that involved going to class.
September 06, 2015
Here We Go!
Episode 1: In our first episode Shawn and John talk about how good The Flash is, how good Avatar was, and how bad Pixels was or was not. Then Shawn spoils the new Terminator movie.
August 22, 2015