59 – Fighting Women and Da Vinci Antics

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Time to Talk T.U.F. &…leonardo-Da-Vinci

Post Factum:

Bob introduces the show & they talk about:

  • T.U.F. – The Ultimate Fighter – Sipke TV / FX / (ECC: Fox Sports 17 seasons  –  18th/2013 – IMDB: 7.5 – 1800 users

The part where they talk about the development & evolution of MMA – a live chess match of one-on-one fighting not to be missed.

Ratings:
 J-Dean – 4.3

Then they segue into:

  • Hannibal – NBC – 1 season – 2nd/2014 – IMDB: 8.4 – 41 500 users

And some of the best Casting On TV thanks to….

Just some of the supporting & guest stars & where we make Our 2nd chess reference:

  • Scott Thompson / Eddie Izzard / Gina Torres / Lance Henriksen / Molly Shannon / Ellen Muth & Gillian Anderson

The part where they talk about the two leads and make Our 3rd chess reference & then J-Dean asks an inappropriate
question. And Bob supplies a surprising answer:

Mentioned along the way:

  • The Cook, The Thief, His Wife & Her Lover – 1989 – IMDB: 7.3 – 20 800 users

The part where they talk about the Amazing Production Design & Art Direction due to….

Ratings:
 Bob – 4.5 / J-Dean – 4.6

The Part where Bob teases Our series ending Breaking Bad Hangout Podcast

Then they move to lighter fare:

  • The IT Crowd – Channel 4 – 4 seasons + 1 special – IMDB: 8.5 – 53 900 users

Great candy for the tech or corporate soul.

The part where they mention:

  • Bridesmaids – 2011 – IMDB: 6.8 – 154 200 users
  • The Mighty Boosh – BBC Three – 3 seasons – IMDB: 7.8 – 11 500 users

Ratings:
 Bob – 4.5 / J-Dean – 4.8

Then they segue into:

  • Torchwood – BBC – 4 seasons – IMDB: 7.3 – 17 300 users

The part where they talk about Torchwood’s style of crossing genres at a moments notice

Along the way they mention:

  • Doctor Who – BBC – 7 seasons – 8th/2014 – IMDB: 8.7 – 78 000 users
  • Men in Black – 1997 – IMDB: 7.2 – 277 300 users

Bob’s favourite Jack episodes are his introduction:

J-Dean’s favourite Torchwood episodes right now:

Also mentioned:

  • Game Of Thrones –  HBO – 3 seasons – 4th/2014 – IMDB: 9.4 – 410 000 users
  • & the creation of Sexposition

Ratings:
 Bob – 4.5 / J-Dean – 4.5

Next they talk about:

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

The part where they talk about being a slave to passion & creativity Vs. society & control
and some parallels’ to:

Bob’s favourite characters:

J-Dean’s favourite character:

Reminds Us of:

  • Torchwood – BBC – 4 seasons – IMDB: 7.3 – 17 300 users
  • Rome – BBC/HBO/RAI – 2 seasons – IMDB: 8.9 – 64 300 users

& a much too clean

  • Deadwood – HBO – 3 seasons – IMDB: 8.8 – 40 700 users

Ratings:
 Bob – 4.3 / J-Dean – 4.1

Bob mentions his what’s next list:

  • Ashes To Ashes – BBC One – 3 seasons – IMDB: 7.7 – 4500 users
  • Black Books – Channel 4 – 3 seasons – IMDB: 8.4 – 25 200 users
  • Spooks –  BBC One/Three – 10 seasons – 7.6 – 8800 users
  • The Bridge – FX – 1 season – 2nd/2014 – IMDB: 7.6 – 6400 users
  • The Fall –  RTE One/BBC Two – 1 season – 2nd/2014 – IMDB: 7.7 – 4900 users
  • Top Of The Lake – Sundance Channel – 1 season – IMDB: 7.4 – 4500 users
  • House Of Cards – Netflix – 1 season – 2nd/2014 – IMDB: 8.8 – 59 100 users

& suggests to J-Dean:

  • Defiance – Syfy – 1 season – 2nd/2014 – IMDB: 6.6 – 15 300 users
  • Falling Skies – TNT – 3 seasons – 4th/2014 – IMDB: 7.1 – 44 600 users
  • Ray Donovan – Showtime – 1 season – 2nd/2014 – IMDB: 8.1 – 9400 users

They part where they share their different fall TV watching rituals

J-Dean mentions his what’s next list:

  • Sleepy Hollow – Fox – 1 season/2013 – IMDB: 7.8 – 10 000 users
  • The Blacklist – NBC – 1 season/2013 – IMDB: 7.8 – 6800 users
  • Agents Of S.H.E.I.L.D. – ABC – 1 season/2013 – IMDB: 7.4 – 14 400 users

QFL:
Do you prefer to watch week to week? Or Binge watch at the end of a season?

Future show ideas:
Favourite Christmas scenes in a series
&
Binge watching Arrow

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