This month, Jerome and Kevin talk about a beloved animated series that came around at the wrong time. The trials and tribulations of the show making it to air and certain behind the scenes decisions are what make its history so fascinating.
Before getting into those details, the hosts discuss their introduction and fandom of Kevin Smith, where that fandom stands today, and the live-action Clerks television pilot. They then discuss all six episodes, their favorite and least favorite moments, the wild array of guest voices, and where they believe it stands in Smith’s overall oeuvre.
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After kicking off this series with the cult classic Freaks and Geeks, Jerome and Kevin explore Judd Apatow’s far less celebrated half-hour FOX sitcom for the third installment of ‘Cancelled Too Soon’.
They discuss the incredible cast, the even more incredible guest stars, some issues with FOX, and how the entire landscape of comedy could have been altered if this show were more successful.
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Jerome and Kevin are back to discuss the penultimate season of IFC’s baseball comedy series.
This Season, a now sober Brockmire navigates life in Florida, having to share the booth once again, and coming to terms with Jules and Charles no longer a part of his life.
The hosts discuss probably the worst episode of the series, how some characters are “done dirty”, the roles that homosexuality, religion, and cancer play in the season, the addition of a big named actor to the cast, and most importantly, Clemenza!
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Jerome and Kevin are back with more discussion of America’s favorite alcoholic baseball commentator!
This Season, Brockmire finds himself with a new job in New Orleans, and all the temptations this new life brings him, ultimately leading him to his rock bottom.
The hosts discuss Brockmire’s overall story arc, the wonderful new and returning characters, along with some literal inside baseball and more!
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Brad, JUSTIN, and Kevin are to discuss “Wizard City”, the fourth and final Adventure Time “Distant Lands” episode. They discuss how episode ordering may have sabotaged the episode, and if and how it fits Adventure Time at large.
Discussions of Adventure Time’s next television project leads to overall discussions of television trends in general, which somehow leads to pro wrestling. Check out the last Floop for a little bit!
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Jerome and Kevin return this month to discuss another comedy, IFC’s Brockmire. They break the first season down and discuss podcasts. Just remember. It’s like the radio, but it’s not on the radio.
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The third Distant Lands reunites the two main characters in the Dead Worlds, with cameos and easter eggs aplenty. Brad, JUSTIN, and Kevin discuss the episode, if Adventure Time utilizes fan service the “right” way, New Death, general musings and inquiries from Brad, and the return of the #SnailSearch! Check out what could be the penultimate FTP episode!
Continue reading Flooping the Pig – Episode 82: “Death”
As Jerome and Kevin bide their time until Better Call Saul Season 6, they turn to a show that in some respects is a “reverse Breaking Bad.” HBO’s dark comedy “Barry” explores the life of a bored assassin whose lust for a “regular” life is sparked by a visit to Los Angeles, and (some very dark) hilarity ensues!
Jerome and Kevin discuss Bill Hader, how they discovered the show, and go through the first Season episode by episode. Throughout the discussion they sing the praises of Henry Winkler, Stephen Root, D’Arcy Carden and Anthony Carrigan, talk about how some of the more understated acting makes for the best moments, and the problematic nature of some character choices, especially with hindsight!
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Jerome and Kevin continue their journey through AMC’s Halt and Catch Fire, covering the penultimate season of the show which has moved from the setting of Dallas to the more apropos San Francisco.
Jerome and Kevin discuss the strength of the ensemble cast, cover some of the best moments and episodes of the series, the good and bad of the time jumps, and Kevin makes two bold predictions for the final season of the show.
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Jerome and Kevin continue their journey through AMC’s Halt and Catch Fire with Episode 2 of There’s Always Another Podcast.
Jerome and Kevin discuss the show morphing from a showcase for Lee Pace into an ensemble cast in its second season, both with success, some growing pains, and a notably weak addition to the cast. Jerome even retcons a Season 1 blunder!
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