Feb 15, 2018

Melora - Ft. Modi

In Melora, Bashir learns all about the pros of zero gravity, and Quark learns the cons of being a con. Ensign Melora is from a species that developed under low gravity, so getting around DS9 proves to be difficult. Fortunately, Bashir has taken an interest in the young ensign and is willing to push aside those pesky medical ethics in the name of... something? Modi joins me to discuss wheelchairs in the 24th century, chips on the shoulder, and Bashir's desires!

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Feb 14, 2018

RR&RR: Tom Cruise - Risky Business (96%)

Risky Business launched Cruise’s career, and it also ended its directors! A 96% fresh rating on Rotten Tomatoes, Risky Business features Cruise as a high school senior who learns some hard lessons about life and prostitution while trying to get into an Ivy League school. Does the satire and tone hold up in 2018, or does it come across as a dated and out of touch ’80s flick with a surprising amount of nudity?

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Feb 13, 2018

Will You Take My Hand?

The crew struggles with Georgiou’s hostile plan to end the war with the Klingons; meanwhile, Burnham faces painful memories. Clay and I discuss the finale to Discovery’s maiden season, “Will You Take My Hand?”. The show has had a frantic pace since the pilot, but will it all culminate in a finale that wraps up loose ends and sets up a second season? Or will we get another twist to keep us watching in a years time? We discuss throwing bombs down wells, the lack of Klingons on Qo’noS, and if we’ll see the inside of the Enterprise next season!

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Feb 6, 2018

The War Without, The War Within

Burnham and crew face the harsh realities of war back in their own universe, while desperate times call for desperate measures in the fight against the Klingons. The penultimate episode of Discovery's first season, "The War Without, The War Within" features a lot of character interactions, which highlights both the good and the bad aspects of the series. Clay and I discuss thinking the Spore Drive was dead, moving to another lunch table, and finding a loved one in the Mirror Universe!

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Jan 30, 2018

What’s Past is Prologue

Mirror Universe Lorca initiates his long planned coup; meanwhile, Burnham has to convince an unlikely ally to help Discovery return home. It’s time to say goodbye to the Mirror Universe (or so we think), and hello to a “surprise” that awaits us back home. Clay joins me to discuss an episode of Discovery that left us a little heated! In this episode, we break down the Lorca story line, praise the greatness of Saru, and wonder where we go from here!

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Jan 28, 2018

The Prisoner - The Remake, Part I

After a very long hiatus, Wes and I are back to bid you welcome back to The Village – an all new, all different Village, as we cover episodes 1-3 of the 2009 AMC television remake of The Prisoner starring Jim Caviezel as 6, and Ian McKellan as 2! Sit back, grab yourself a tasty wrap, and enjoy!

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Jan 28, 2018

The Prisoner - Wrap Up

We’ve finally done it. After debating the racism of the Village, considering the proper episode order, and finally learning who is Number One, Clay and Wes have made it to the end of The Prisoner!

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Jan 28, 2018

The Prisoner - Fall Out

Well come, Prisoner Pals! Here it is – today we learn all about English mail men from the Jersey shore, dry bones, Vern Troyer, and giveaway contests with the series finale of The Prisoner – Fall Out!

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Jan 28, 2018

The Prisoner - Once Upon a Time

Hey there, Prisoner Pals! Hope you enjoyed last week’s Danger Man breather – This week on Back In the Village: The Prisoner Podcast we learn all about nervous breakdowns, returning 2’s, and degrees of absolution with the first half of the series finale, Once Upon A Time!

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Jan 28, 2018

The Prisoner - Danger Man

This week on The Prisoner Podcast, we take a side step and delve into Danger Man, the spy series that made ol’ Paddy McG a star, and provided the never ending question of “is Number 6 actually John Drake?” – Well we talk about that, as well as a host of other things in our coverage of Danger Man!

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