House of the Dragon - Jim & A.Ron on HOTD – S01E05 – Book vs. Show!

In this portion of the adaptation, it’s a question of timing and details, like trying to remember all of the events of a dream after waking. The book’s differences feature Cristin Cole’s motivations, Daemon’s relationship with his first wife, and Rhaenyra’s feelings towards Alicent. For this episode, Jim and A.Ron are covering pages 370 – 372 of the hardcover version of Fire and Blood corresponding to the episode We Light The Way.

Why is Mr. Feeny a Car? - S03E05 – Diff’rent Strokes (1978) – S05E16-17 – “The Bicycle Man”

Here it is. The tactical nuclear bomb of very special episodes: “The Bicycle Man”. This is some rough stuff, and no wonder it’s become a core gen-x traumatic memory. Are you ready to see Arnold dodge an experienced pedophile while spitting one liners to the audiences’ over the top laugh track despite the absolutely horrible things are happening? If so, you might come away surprised at how well this incredibly difficult subject is handled!

Fargo - S05E05 – The Tiger

Lyons and tigers and…and…involuntary psychiatric commitment. Oh my! The backstories are coming out in this episode. Working in healthcare is dangerous when Dot is at your hospital. And are we headed toward a Dot/Munch team up? Get your fix of Fargo and theory crafting in this week’s episode with Jim and A.Ron.

Bald Move Pulp - Loki – S02E05 – Science/Fiction

Science fiction is a widely read and respected genre, ok?! And the show is excelling at embodying some of those sci-fi tropes you know and hopefully love. As the known universe gets spaghettified, this show becomes a meta commentary on the comic book genre. Catch up on this discussion of Marvel’s Loki for the Easter Eggs you missed, eerie character parallels, and more! And remember, it’s not about the why.