63 – Whatcha Been Watching

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Your uncensored duo talk about…

Brooklyn Nine Nine

Post Factum:

Bob intro’s the show & the banter is thick… as they segue into

  • Black Books – Channel 4 – 3 seasons – IMDB: 8.4 – 25 200 users

Which sends them into a talking about Actor: Simon Pegg & this video from:

  • Big Train – BBC Two – 2 seasons – IMDB: 7.7 – 2078 users

Wanking in the Office & find other skits & whole episodes
Just a few movies he stars in:

  • The World’s End – 2013 – IMDB: 7.3 – 44 300 users
  • Run, Fatboy, Run – 2007 – IMDB: 6.6 – 48 100 users
  • Hot Fuzz – 2007 – IMDB: 7.8 – 247 300 users
  • Shaun Of The Dead – 2004 – IMDB: 8.0 – 280 100 users
  • Ghost Protocol – 2011 – IMDB: 7.3 – 243 200 users
  • Star Trek – 2009 – IMDB: 8.0 – 368 200 users
  • Star Trek: Into Darkness – 2013 – IMDB: 7.9 – 216 800 users

Bob has watched & they revisit…

  • Brooklyn Nine-Nine – Fox – 1 season/2013 – IMDB: 7.5 – 3 800 users

The parts where J-Dean gushes about Actors:

(ECC: Comedian / Actor Ms. Peretti  has written for:

  • Parks and Recreation – NBC – 5 seasons – 6th/2013 – IMDB: 8.4 – 49 389 users
  • Kroll Show – Comedy Central – 1 season – 2nd/2014 – IMDB: 6.3 – 481 users

A wonderful Comedian Jen Kirkman writes for:

  • Chelsea Lately – E! – 7 seasons – 8th/2014 – IMDB: 5.9 – 3184 users

& creative juggernaut Comedian Whitney Cummings created & writes:

  • 2 Broke Girls – CBS – 2 seasons – 3rd/2013 – IMDB: 6.7 – 39 000 users)

Also mentioned along the way:

  • Reno911! – Comedy Central – 6 seasons – IMDB: 7.7 – 9757 users
  • Party Down – Starz – 2 seasons – IMDB: 8.1 – 18 200 users
  • Upright Citizens Brigade
  • Expendables – 2010 – IMDB: 6.4 – 184 500 users
  • Get Smart – 2008 – IMDB: 6.5 – 131 869
  • The Office (US) – NBC – 9 seasons – IMDB: 8.7 – 127 700 users

QFJD:
Any character you find irritating?
Character: Amy Satiago played by Melissa Gallo – Bob agrees.

Ratings: 
Bob – 3.5 / J-Dean – 3.8 : Binge Approved by Bob & J-Dean

Bob nails it with: “It’s more entertaining than the Office.”

Then J-Dean transitions them into:

  • Agents Of S.H.E.I.L.D. – ABC – 1 season/2013 – IMDB: 7.4 – 14 400 users

Bob nails it again: “It’s like the bureaucracy of the Super Heroes.”

Along the way they talk about:

Character: Melinda May played by Ming-Na Wen of

  • E.R. – NBC – 15 seasons – IMDB: 7.5 – 30 700 users
  • Street Fighter – 1994 – IMDB: 3.5 – 42 200 users
  • Mulan – 1998 – IMDB: 7.3 – 96 900 users
  • Eureka – Syfy – 5 seasons + 8 webisodes – IMDB: 7.4 – 20 400 users

Ratings:
Bob – ‘I’ll give it a few more episodes’ / J-Dean – Boooring – ‘I’m done until…’

Then Bob follows up with more on:

  • Da Vinci’s Demons – Starz/Fox – 1 season – 2nd/2014 – IMDB: 8.0 – 20 300 users

The part where they talk about gratuitous sex & Bob’s ‘guilty of being too pretty’ – for the time period or the content:

  • Sleepy Hollow – Fox – 1 season/2013 – IMDB: 7.8 – 10 000 users
  • Beauty & The Beast – The CW – 1 season – 2nd/2013 – IMDB: 6.6 – 15 600 users
  • Once Upon A Time – ABC – 2 seasons – 3rd/2013 – IMDB: 8.0 – 91 200 users
  • Arrow – CW – 1 season – 2nd/2013 – IMDB: 8.1 – 82 800 users

They guys prefer more gritty/dirty like:

  • Deadwood – HBO – 3 seasons – IMDB: 8.8 – 40 700 users
  • Sherlock – BBC – 2 seasons – 3rd/2014 – IMDB: 9.2 – 183 200 users
  • Whitechapel – ITV – 3 seasons – 4th/2013 – IMDB: 7.7 – 3600 users
  • Boardwalk Empire – HBO – 4 seasons – IMDB: 8.7 – 74 400 users

Next they talk about the historical Icons brushed by in the show:

Ratings:
Bob – 4.5 – 4.8 / J-Dean – 4.1 : Binge Approved by Bob & J-Dean

Then they go darker to New Zealand & Jane Champion’s:

  • Top Of The Lake – Sundance Channel – 1 season – IMDB: 7.4 – 4500 users

Reminiscent of:

  • Broadchurch – ITV – 1 season – 2nd? – IMDB: 8.0 – 5200 users

Then Bob brings them back to:

  • The Blacklist – NBC – 1 season/2013 – IMDB: 7.8 – 6800 users

The part where Bob predicts at least 2 seasons & a raise in the IMDB ratings to 8.4 which makes Bob think of:

  • Orphan Black – BBC America – 1 season – 2nd/2014 – IMDB: 8.1 – 10 100 users

QFB & QFL:
What is the real relationship between Agent Elizabeth “Lizzy” Keen & Raymond “Red” Reddington?

Ratings:
Bob – 4.5 / J-Dean – 4.4 : Binge Approved – if you can wait until the season ends

Buy & Watch: The Blacklist – Season 1

If you like this – then check out & vice versa:

  • Person Of Interest – CBS – 2 seasons – 3rd/2013 – IMDB: 8.2 – 59 500 users

Then J-Dean transitions into another New Zealand original:

  • The Almighty Johnsons – TV3 – 3 seasons – IMDB: 7.7 – 1300 users

Nice easily consumable show & great contrast to all the dark/gritty stuff.
Great candy with a bite like:

  • Big Bang Theory – CBS – 6 seasons – 7th/2013 – IMDB: 8.5 – 261 000 users
  • American Dad – Fox/TBS – 10 seasons – 11th/2014 – IMDB: 7.5 – 45 700 users
  • Family Guy – Fox – 11 seasons – 12th/2013 – IMDB: 8.4 – 155 600 users

Which segues the guys into:

  • Key & Peele – Comedy Central – 2 seasons – 3rd/2013 – IMDB: 7.7 – 2624 users

Reminds J-Dean of:

  • Chappelle’s Show – Comedy Central – 3 seasons – IMDB: 8.6 – 21 600 users
  • Madtv – Fox – 14 seasons – IMDB: 6.8 – 5709 users
  • Chris Rock Show – HBO – 5 seasons – IMDB: 6.7 – 471 users
  • Even Obama is a fan of the show

Ratings:
J-Dean – 4.0 : Definitely Binge-able

What shows are they interested in getting into next?

J-Dean’s List:

  • Arrow – CW – 1 season – 2nd/2013 – IMDB: 8.1 – 82 800 users
  • The Fall –  RTE One/BBC Two – 1 season – 2nd/2014 – IMDB: 7.7 – 4900 users
  • House Of Cards – Netflix – 1 season – 2nd/2014 – IMDB: 8.8 – 59 100 users
  • Deadwood – HBO – 3 seasons – IMDB: 8.8 – 40 700 users

On J-Dean’s cannot wait & binge list:

  • Sleepy Hollow – Fox – 1 season/2013 – IMDB: 7.8 – 10 000 users

Bob’s List:

  • Ashes To Ashes – BBC One – 3 seasons – IMDB: 7.7 – 4500 users
  • Spooks –  BBC One/Three – 10 seasons – 7.6 – 8800 users

Bob’s will continue to watch:

  • Homeland – Showtime – 2 seasons – 3rd/2013 – IMDB: 8.6 – 105 500
  • Babylon 5 – PTEN / TNT – 5 seasons + 6 films – IMDB: 7.9 – 16 200 users
  • & Black Books – Channel 4 – 3 seasons – IMDB: 8.4 – 25 200 users

Which reminds Bob of:

  • Arthur – 1981 – IMDB: 6.7 – 17 800 users

Then they zip into:

  • The League – FX / FXX – 4 seasons – 5th/2013 – IMDB: 8.2 – 21 600 users

J-Dean offers a Pro / Con challenge if Bob doesn’t enjoy it.
very much like:

  • Curb Your Enthusiasm – HBO – 8 seasons + special – IMDB: 8.7 – 45 600 users
  • Seinfeld – NBC – 9 seasons – IMDB: 8.9 – 110 200 users

With comedians like:

Then they take a quick jaunt into:

  • Babylon 5 – PTEN / TNT – 5 seasons + 6 films – IMDB: 7.9 – 16 200 users

Listener Challenge:
Come up with a great Series Map for Babylon 5
A great article about the series & the top 10 episodes

The part where J-Dean talks about not having enough Sci-Fi in his TV schedule & Bob suggests two shows to fill the hole:

  • Eureka – Syfy – 5 seasons + 8 webisodes – IMDB: 7.4 – 20 400 users
  • Warehouse 13 – Syfy – 4 seasons – 5th/2014 – IMDB: 7.3 – 25 500 users

Also mentioned along the way:

  • Doctor Who – BBC – 7 seasons – 8th/2014 – IMDB: 8.7 – 78 000 users
  • Torchwood – BBC – 4 seasons – IMDB: 7.3 – 17 300 users

Some future show Ideas:

  • Interview with J-Dean’s American Cousin
  • A blow by blow review of Torchwood seasons 4 & 5 with previous guest: Stephanie Michelle Scott
  • A Pro/Con challenge to Bob on: The League

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