Grab your glow sticks, losers, we’re going to the catacomb nightclub. Overall, France seems pretty chill for the apocalypse. Jim and A.Ron called some of the reveals in this episode, did you? Between the tonal shifts and the not-so-surprising plot points, The Walking Dead: Daryl Dixon delivers an episode that’s all over the place. Jim wants to lean into the insanity, are you ready to go down with him?
Everything is canon now and you better remember every detail because a lot of it is coming back. There’s extra lightsabers on the wall, a random kind, and more. Join A.Ron and Jim as they sort through the fact and implied truth in the new series Ahsoka. And is this whole season the opening crawl for a Dave Filoni trilogy?? IT BETTER NOT BE.
It’s hard to tell what is real and what is an elaborate hologram. What is going on with Hari Seldon? First he’s not leaving footprints (very cool effects), and later found unconscious. And we have a reunion that isn’t as joyous as one might think. But reality is hard to trust here. Listen to the podcast, this is what the Prime Radiant requires.
We need to face the music, Raylan is a bad dad. There, I said it! Even though there’s a goodbye, we do get to meet a couple of fun new characters. The mad man Clement is ready to hustle the Albanians. Some of the cops are getting squirrely. And the show itself starts to deconstruct the Raylan mythos.
Some crew members wander NYC, wait, that’s not right. The crew wanders Toronto! La’an is given some essential character beats. This version of Kirk has never been to Earth before, but still has all the classic Kirk quirks. As they charm and bluff their way through the Canadian metropolis, Jim and A.Ron wonder, could OnlyFans solve the financial needs of a stranded crew?
This is a special edition episode for your Bald Move Prestige feed. Jim and A.Ron love the flavor of The Bear, and want to dish on all the best parts. It’s a dry comedy about a bunch of dysfunctional people trying to open a restaurant. It examines joy, existential dread, and obsession in a setting that is literally falling to pieces. Grab a plate as Jim and A.Ron serve up some hot takes on an even hotter show.
Courtney and Pete connect the dots of the subtle details in Bit By a Dead Bee. Walt takes notice of a painting that is mundane in appearance, but rich in sub-textual story. The very same painting appears in several episodes across Breaking Bad and Better Call Saul. As Walt further traumatizes his family with his “fugue state”, Hank descends on Jesse with an avenging force. Could Walt turn this boat around? What does the painting mean? And will Wendy ever get her root beer?
What has Walter been up to? And did he have anything to do with the discovery of Adam’s body? Is the Wilderness trying to move Coach Ben out of the way? And you can’t ask about Caligula anymore, ok?? Find out who is on the other side of that phone number and what it means when A.Ron says, “Goats are mouth curious.”
The identity of the Antler Queen is still a mystery, but maybe not for long. Misty and Randy get up to some hijinks involving a Dremel and Fanta. That makes for light comedy compared to laying Jackie’s bones to rest. As Tai continues to sleepwalk, Jim and A.Ron wonder how many versions of Tai are within her mind. And finally, what we’re all wondering; will they eat Coach before he wastes away to nothing?
This week we take a look at Big Dick Anderson’s Magnum Opus, MacGyver. MacGyver was James Bond with Bill Nye the Science Guy sensibilities, and when Jim heard he was the subject of our next Feeny, he had to join. This is a great introduction to the character and his schtick, as Mac has to travel to an underground bunker that has suffered a catastrophic bombing, and now threatens to leak powerful acids into the local water table. It’s up to Mac, with a busted pair of binocs, some chocolate bars, a gram or two of pure sodium, and a few cold capsules to save the day. As a bonus, I tell the tale of how MacGyver nearly blinded a kid back in the third grade!