071 OUTTAKES, BLOOPERS & BEHIND THE SCENES

Bob and Tim record a pop culture discussion every week.  But what makes it to air is actually a truncated version of their actual interaction.  So if you've ever found yourself wondering what doesn't make it online here's the proper reel to gag on.

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070 STAR WARS TOYS BY KENNER WITH CHRIS NICINI

Who can forget Christmas morning?  Rushing downstairs in character-specific pajamas.  Tearing into some intricately wrapped gifts.  All to reveal the anticipated find of ... General Nadine?  Twin Pod Cloud Car?   Pruneface?    These were the things kids played with thanks to Kenner's original Star Wars collection.  And today we’re unboxing that impact on our collector mentality.

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069 WILLOW WITH JARF HARDEN

Its the first day of summer, so let's bask in the blockbusters of 1988.  Or maybe just ‘Willow.” Tim welcomes guest Jarf Harden (co-host of the Cosmic Geppetto Podcast) to discuss ‘Willow” … a little bit of “Licensed To Drive” … but mostly “Willow.”

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068 BRAT PACK AMERICA WITH KEVIN SMOKLER

How have we not talked about John Hughes?  His movies defined what it meant to come of age in the 1980s.  But do they continue to ring relevant in this modern age?  Or are our memories of these films just  misappropriated nostalgia?   

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067 RAIDERS OF THE LOST ARK

Maybe its because Chandler Bing ruined vests or maybe its just Star Wars fans are vindictive prics but regardless of the reasoning, Bob and Tim are cracking whips and punching Nazis today to talk about the final tally of your arbitrary votes.  Its "Raiders Of The Lost Ark" ...and probably a little about "Star Wars."

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066 HAN SOLO VERSES INDIANA JONES WITH BRENT SIMONS

Ever wanted to participate in the outcome of a 20popcast episode?  Well today is that very chance as Bob welcomes returning guest Brent Simmons on to debate just which Harrison Ford is the most iconic.  Its Han Solo verses Indiana Jones in a discussion that allows you, the listener, to voice your own vote. 

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065 RADIOHEAD: THE BENDS

Alright music snobs, here’s your elfin’ Radiohead episode.  Apparently they are the avant-garde band of the 1990s, which is an opinion  nearly half of this show's hosts can agree with.  That leaves a remaining percent that despises both the band and their fans.  So come hear if Bob and Tim can find some common ground in this track-by-track discussion of the 1995 album release THE BENDS.

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064 SEINFELD

Its been said SEINFELD is a show about nothing. But after reviewing its first season, Bob and Tim are prepared to defend it as the preeminent document of life in the '90s.  So how to reconcile this thesis with the bizzarro tone of its final seasons?  Its an in depth examination culminating in one of the most divisive finales since I MARRIED DORA told us it was cancelled.  

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063 STAR TREK II: THE WRATH OF KHAN WITH JASON SMITH

Here's some 'ting to put in your ear as Tim welcomes video editor Jason Smith to talk about his life-long hero, Captain Kirk, his favorite film, The Wrath Of Khan, and how hiding out in a theater lobby course-directed his entire life.  Its a run-on sentence that works better as an episode as they discuss the greatest movie sequel of all time that isn't the Empire Strikes Back. 

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062 ROSEANNE, THE X-FILES AND WILL & GRACE

We've all mourned the loss of a favorite tv show, following characters to the finale of a "goodby," "farewell" or, if you're Sherman Hemsley, "Amen." So how do we handle it when a major network resurrects a father, re-knots severed ties or staves of a that predestined alien invasion? Its what Bob and Tim attempt to make sense of as they look at some recent revivals of 90s television.

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061 WAR GAMES

Shall we play a game?  Looks like there's "Mall Madness", "Pizza Party", "Fireball Island."  Or we can listen to Bob and Tim unbox the frighteningly relevant Matthew Broderick thriller "War Games."   Its a thermo-nuclear holocaust for the whole family.

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060 THE POSITIVE AND NEGATIVE IMPACTS OF FAN CULTURE WITH BRAD MENDENHALL AND JARF HARDEN

Brad and Jarf are the co-hosts of the Cosmic Gepetto Podcast, a program Tim came to via Brad's other show, The Flash Gordon Minute.  So when they agreed to guest on this episode, Tim thought it would make sense to converse about Queen albums from the 1980s.  But their attempt to talk "A Kind Of Magic" magically side-lined into a discussion on the toxicity and positivity of pop culture fandom.

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059 ER SEASON 1

With all the Must-See TV that Bob and Tim must have seen, its a wonder they have yet to discuss the biggest prime-time blockbuster of the '90s, ER.   So today,  with Bob's professional opinion, they are downing a quadruple dose of Stringfield, Clooney, Edwards and La Salle.  But maybe "bypass" would have been the better reference there as Tim self-diagnoses his own hypochondria.

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058 TOP FIVE ALBUMS OF THE 1990S: TIM EDITION

Previously on 20th Century Podcast, Bob precision-picked the definitive list of impactive '90s albums.  It is now one week later and they are going to do that exact same thing again, only this time it's Tim who is embarking on that middling, mid-life act of fading relevance.

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057 TOP FIVE ALBUMS OF THE 1990S: BOB EDITION

We can thank Nick Hornby (or curse John Cusack) for that middle-aged, music-snob curation of  "The Dessert Island Top Five."   And, while the typo leans toward a bunch of "Cake" references, Bob and Tim have actually put a lot of thought into compiling this compilation.  So much, in fact, that its going to take TWO episodes to get though. 

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056 BIG

Who doesn't like an age-appropriate Tom Hanks?  Well,  Amy Poehler, for one.  Still, in 1988, this former Bosom Buddy made a splash at the box office by starring in the Penny Marshall film "Big".  But re-watching it 30 years later, Bob and Tim are finding themselves a little uncomfortable with that particular thing he did.

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055 KEVIN SMITH

To invoke a holy trilogy fanboys are certain to cite "Back To The Future",  "Star Wars" and not "Beastmaster."  But alongside those VHS boxed sets stands a slightly more vulgar saga featuring verbose Clerks, bratty Mallrats and a chain-smoking illustrator forever Chasing Amy.  It's Kevin Smith's "Jersey Trilogy" and, to honor there still being a Kevin Smith,  Bob and Tim are going to look at what these indie features mean to their own individual existence.

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054 BATMAN AND ROBIN

Comic book movies are an inarguably divisive lot.  But at least we can all agree that "Batman And Robin" was an overly neon-lit pile of pun-ridden guano.   Well, except for Tim who, on today's episode, is going to argue that this camp-fest was actually an intentional piece of comic book commentary 21 years ahead of its time.

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053 DENNIS LEARY: NO CURE FOR CANCER

Its the official 20Popcast origin story as Bob and Tim share just how it was they got into college.  Actually that's a bit of an over-sell as its kind of just mentioned at the top of the episode.  What they're really discussing is Dennis Leary's nicotine stained, vulgarity-strained stand-up album, NO CURE FOR CANCER.  So throw on that leather jacket, light up that Camel Light and be just a little leery of the comedy that ensues.

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052 TREKKIES

Are you burnt out on all those divisive arguments about The Last Jedi?   Then why not warp factor another fanbase into the conversation by way of the Final Frontier.   That's right, today Bob and Tim are finally talking a bit about Star Trek via the 1999 documentary film "TREKKIES." 

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