Jim and A.Ron talk about their thoughts and feelings for the last three episodes of Rick and Morty, and try to place the third season in overall R&M perspective, before going long on their thoughts on Star Trek: Discovery.
A.Ron and Cecily talk about some fine television they have consumed in the past week or so, including Netflix’s Top of the Lake (00:00:20), starring Elizabeth Moss and Gwendoline Christy, Netflix’s hilarious and tragic Bojack Horseman (00:22:31), and also Netflix’s Gerald’s Game (00:34:10), adapted from a Stephen King story of the same name.
Jim and A.Ron are here to chew bubble gum and talk about television, and we’re all out of meatballs. We discuss the last three episodes of Adult Swim’s Rick and Morty (“The Whirly Dirly Conspiracy”, “Rest and Ricklaxation”, “The Ricklantis Mixup”) starting at timecode 00:00:00, and wrapping up with a conversation about David Simon and George Pelecanos’ new HBO series about the 1970’s pornography scene, The Deuce that begins at 00:00:00. Enjoy!
Jim, A.Ron and Cecily form a super team to discuss a variety of current TV shows. First up, we tackle episodes 303 and 304 of Rick and Morty (00:00:40), then move on to Ozark (00:27:36), Marvel’s Defenders (00:39:18), and the Gorgeous Ladies of Wrestling (GLOW) (00:53:36) on Netflix.
A.Ron and Jim talk about why you should be watching Rick and Morty on Cartoon Network’s Adult Swim, before talking about our backgrounds with the show and our opinions of how things are going through the first two episodes, “The Rickshank Rickdemption”, and “Rickmancing the Stone”.
Shayne Bowman, proprietor of the Heisenberg Chronicles as well as all around friend of the show, joins me to discuss Twin Peaks classic, before I take my plunge into Twin Peaks: The Return. We talk about our history with the show, what it was like to watch “back in the day”, Shayne’s longtime fascination with David Lynch, what works, and what doesn’t, and if it even matters when you’re watching something as off the map as Twin Peaks. If you liked this, stay tuned, there will be more once I get caught up to The Return!
Long time fans of Bald Move knows we don’t care much for most rewards shows, and thus don’t comment a lot on them. But sometimes, the best show on TV gets royally shafted on an award show that purports to recognize outstanding work in the medium, and we just got to take to the mics and talk about it. You might not like The Leftovers, but it’s so galling that it doesn’t even get a nomination for any major category, while stale farts like House of Cards gets lavished with actor, actress, series, supporting actor nominations… well, you can listen to us lose our ish about it for about an hour. And we get around to covering the other major nominations too.
A.Ron and Jason from the Nattercast join forces to send the boys on Silicon Valley on their way until next season. Jason talks a bit about his background, the Nattercast in general, and his unique qualifications for discussing Silicon Valley (00:00:30), before we get down to business hashing it out. (00:08:00) Season four; what did we like? What didn’t we like? Also, R.I.G.G.B., Jason makes the case against Richard for CEO, or kinda anything, in general, and we discuss the potential impact for T.J. Miller leaving the cast.
Jim and A.Ron try to settle the final score, as Fargo and Better Call Saul square off one final time in dueling finales. We judge which finale was better, than rank the shows third seasons as a whole.
Cecily joins A.Ron in the studio to talk about the finale of Hulu’s The Handmaid’s Tale, as well as late season American Gods (23:11) from Starz, before moving on to our general thoughts of the first three quarters of season five of Netflix’s House of Cards (33:53).