December 30, 2019

Episode 18–First Night 2013

Due to questionable subject matter, listener discretion is advised for this episode.

Happy New Year!  Ring in 2020 by looking back at 2012/2013 and the hurried mess of a New Year's Eve celebration called "First Night 2013."

December 24, 2019

Episode 17–Mystery Diners

Merry Christmas and release the drone!  Our gift to you is an extended episode where we look at the Food Network show "Mystery Diners" and talk about our favorite episodes from the series.

Happy holidays!  Our first gift to you this week is a look at an attempt to capitalize off of "Star Wars" mania in 1978.  Don't forget to stick around for the 11 PM news where they talk about fighting the frizzies.

December 19, 2019

Episode 15–Flying High

In the last episode, we looked at land travel.  Now, we're up In the air.  "Flying High" brought the jiggle and the giggle, one of which might have been responsible for its brief life.

December 16, 2019

Episode 14–Supertrain

ABC had one of its big shows in the late 70s on the sea.  NBC tried to duplicate that popularity on the rails.  Instead, it became regarded as one of the biggest disasters in television history, almost bankrupting NBC.  Hop aboard as we delve into "Supertrain," including music cues which were recycled years later.

Mike, Chico, and Greg look into what the Tommy Westphall Universe entails, some of the weird connections including many involving a fictional brand of cigarettes, and we discover what could conceivably be a plethora of new entries.

December 9, 2019

Episode 12–Hello, Larry

The guys peek into the Alder work and family life as they look into "Hello, Larry."  Was it as bad as critics make it sound?  Can they find anything redeeming about one of the worst shows ever?  Just remember, Portland is a long way from LA.

December 5, 2019

Episode 11–Pitfall

Pitfall definitely had its ups and downs, and we're not talking just the elevators.  Some people might have gotten their earnings while others, including the host, only got the shaft.

What happens when monkey business is combined with show business?  The Chimp Channel, TBS' first attempt at original comedy.  Someone get Greg a banana.

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