EFFIN’ SPOILERS - “There are TWO Terminators … and Billy Crystal makes a woman meow” (1989-1993) Iconic Imagery! Plot Twists! And things that would have been far more satisfying if just saved for the movie itself!  On today’s episode Bob and Tim explore how the original trailers for such classic films as BATMAN and TERMINATOR 2 may have gave too much away.  BE FOREWARNED: THERE ARE SPOILERS IN THIS EPISODE ENTITLED “EFFIN’ SPOILERS”.

Episode Summary 00:00:00 - SPOILER WARNING 00:00:42 - SLIGHTLY DIFFERENT INTRO - A pointless reminisce / “Batdance"  00:02:30 - BEFORE THE MOVIE - These guys love movie trailers 00:05:28 - SPOILER #1: "BATMAN” (1989) - All the moments you remember 00:14:22 - STAR WARS REFERENCE - Tim works in the words “Star Wars” 00:17:47 - SPOILER #2: "WHEN HARRY MET SALLY" (1989) - Will they or won’t they? 00:26:54 - ADULT THEMES - What would Bob’s kids expect from a romantic comedy? 00:31:23 - SPOILER #3: "TERMINATOR 2: JUDGEMENT DAY" (1991) - Damn the narrator 00:41:54 - SPOILER #4: “JURASSIC PARK” (1993) - Almost no dinosaurs 00:47:20 - ANOTHER STAR WARS REFERENCE - Avoiding trailers and being the problem 00:51:10 - CLOSINGS - Contacts, plugs and no catchphrase / “Main title theme from Jurassic Park”

Watch the original theatrical trailer for 1989’s BATMAN HERE

Watch the original theatrical trailer for 1989’s WHEN HARRY MET SALLY HERE

Watch the original theatrical trailer for 1991’s TERMINATOR 2: JUDGEMENT DAY HERE

Watch the original theatrical trailer for 1993’s JURASSIC PARK HERE

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“Batdance” performed by Prince from his 1989 soundtrack album BATMAN

“Main title theme from Jurassic Park” composed by John Williams from the 1993 original motion picture score soundtrack to JURASSIC PARK

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