Show Notes for Episode 21: “Have You Seen That Genie Movie Starring Sinbad?”

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HAVE YOU SEEN THAT GENIE MOVIE STARRING SINBAD? (Eddie, Sam, & Victor)
–It doesn’t exist!
–the internet is wrong about almost everything
read Amelia Tait’s article on the topic in the New Statesman
–you’re thinking of Kazaam starring Shaq
–Eddie has horrific memories of the children’s section at the Blockbuster


–Siegfried and Roy the animated series
–Sinbad: the star of First Kid and Houseguest
–we’re desperate to have something unique but in common with each other
–let us not tarnish the brilliant legacy of Phil Hartman
–you say Berenstain, I say Berenstein, let’s call the whole thing off
–Sam and Victor bond over those difficult Danish surname spellings
–memories are bad, like ethically?
–the etymology of Faulkner’s name
–enough with your alternative facts!

 

AFTER WATCHING THE TRAILER FOR NBC’S POWERLESS (Eddie, Sam, & Victor)
–is this gonna be like Ally McBeal meets Batman? Or 30 Rock meets Batman?
–the comedic version of the collateral damage plotlines in Dawn of Justice and Civil War
–Victor tells us all about James Gunn’s The Specials (and that’s Rob LOWE)
–“I dig well. I dig really well.”/“They’re silent. But deadly.”
–Batarangs on every block
–Ben Queen also created A to Z, an overly conceptual rom-com
–Day 1 comic book shop employee joke: something about Wonder Woman’s invisible jet

 

MIRANDA’S UNPOPULAR OPINION: SERENITY WAS NOT GOOD (Miranda, Eddie, & Victor)
–Patrick’s not here, but Eddie says he thinks that Joss’s career proves the power of the internet
The Player disproves the theory that producers do anything for any reason other than $
–the character arcs from Firefly have been erased by the beginning of Serenity
–fandom is earned; true fandom is earned respect and trust, not sycophancy
–what the Star Trek movies get right: the relationships remain consistent
–tell a fractal story spinning off from your main universe: that’s how you do it

 

Song: “Medicine” by Cartoon Violence

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