87 marks Bob Odenkirk's SNL debut, Remote Control's premiere, and Wizards & Warriors. In 97, we like them apples with Good Will Hunting and Gil's debut on the Simpsons. 07 is indie-riffic with Juno as well as Lars and the Real Girl.
This Thanksgiving week in history: 87 cooks up a pair of classics with Planes, Trains & Automobiles and Three Men and a Baby. 97 resurrects Alien and debuts Tenacious D as Beavis and Butt-head are dead. 07 has one of the biggest firings in video game history while Shrek has an unexpected holiday classic. Also... THIS IS EPISODE 100!
Chris chats with Tim Lanning of Drunks & Dragons about their favorite episodes on each other's podcasts!
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Thirty Twenty Ten's Binge:
Retronauts - The History of Censored Games
Go Bayside 38 - The Aftermath - Paul F Tompkins
Drunks & Dragon's Binge:
Giant Beastcast, most recent ep
This week: in 87, we get a new Teen Wolf, while Flowers in the Attic turns a creepy book into a creepy movie. In 97, Anastasia takes on Disney while Mortal Kombat Annihilation takes on critics, Drew Carey's brother & Rudy Guliani's SNL performance hit TV, while Parappa raps on PS1. In 2007, Enchanted casts a spell on a game-heavy week featuring the Hitman movie, Mass Effect, and Uncharted.
This week in history; 87 races with The Running Man while Sonny & Cher reuinite and Brad Pitt has Growing Pains. 97 is bananas with Diddy Kong Racing, Apu's wedding on The Simpsons, and Fraiser's 100 episode. 07 flies with Super Mario Galaxy and some weird movies in the form of Beowulf and Mr. Magorium's Wonder Emporium.
This week in pop culture history: 87 shows us Less Than Zero while the original Transformers cartoon ends. In 97, Starship Troopers kills all the bugs while the Montreal Screwjob changes wrestling forever. In 07, No Country For Old Men kicks butt while the writer's strike sucks the life out of TV.