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88 minutes | Aug 1, 2022
103. Let Off Some Steam
In this episode we're taking a look at the action packed 1984 classic, Commando. Along the way Paul goes into detail about his garbage, Colin tries to explain empathy and we play spot the love scene. Music by James Horner.
103 minutes | Jul 11, 2022
102. Itty Bitty Ditty Bag
In this episode we unholster or laser guns and take aim at G.I. Joe: The movie from 1987. Originally, intended as a cinematic outing, but relegated to "straight-to-video", this animated feature is an extended adventure for our favorite Joes. Along the way Colin admits he discovered computers instead of girls, Paul gets confused with a cast of thousands, and we both wish we had psychic motivators. Opening theme by Johnny Douglas and Robert J. Walsh.
91 minutes | Jun 20, 2022
101. Carry on Trekking
In celebration of our 100th episode we continue with part two of our look at Star Trek: The Next Generation's pilot, Encounter at Farpoint. Along the way Paul wonders about the fish, Colin works out the secret of Troi's empathic ability, and we discuss how the holodeck works... or doesn't. Music is the opening theme by Jerry Goldsmith. You can email us at email@example.com, visit the website at www.retrospectionpodcast.com. And please rate and review us wherever you download your pods.
120 minutes | May 30, 2022
100. Sense Anything?
Join us on our 100th official episode as we take a two-part voyage aboard the Starship Enterprise. In this episode we're arming our critical phasers at the first half of the Star Trek: The Next Generation pilot, Encounter at Farpoint. Along the way Paul tells us his love of waxy fruit, Colin tells us about the three stages of Picard, and we learn never to wear your communicator in the bathroom. Music by Jerry Goldsmith. "Our 100th is a cracker by the way. One of our best" - Paul.
95 minutes | May 9, 2022
99. Kick in La Bulle
Rev up your engine, hula the night away and trim that 'tache as we take a look at the exciting Hawaiian adventures of Magnum P.I. This American detective series ran from 1980 to 1988 and starred Tom Selleck, John Hillerman, Roger E. Mosley and Larry Manetti. So, join us as ponder why Tom Selleck never became a movie star, Paul wonders if flashbacks could be real, Colin tells a story, and we reveal our matching rings. Music by Mike Post. Aloha!
81 minutes | Apr 18, 2022
98. Riddler Diddler
In this episode we're pulling on our Bat-tights as we take a look at Batman: The Movie from 1966. Along the way Paul marvels at what a Shatner/West team up would be like, Colin engages in a bit of Batmobile shaming, and we discuss the delights of fish tickling. So, it's business as usual. Music is by Nelson Riddle.
86 minutes | Mar 28, 2022
97. Unsung Heroes
In this episode we're risking our life as we take a look at the American TV series, The Fall Guy, that ran from 1981 to 1986. Along the way Paul confesses his love of a good fire stunt, Colin enjoys a probe, and we bring out all the classic gags. Music is the theme from the show by Stu Phillips. Check out our website at Retrospectionpodcast.com and you can email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
95 minutes | Mar 7, 2022
96. A Bunch of Phibes
In this episode we're seeking eternal life with Dr. Phibes Rises Again (1972). Along the way Paul tells us about his perfect caper, Colin explains how to put a man in a bottle, and they both indulge in too many organ jokes. Music from the film by John Gale
85 minutes | Feb 14, 2022
95. For ffolkes Sake!
In this episode we're racing against the clock as we take a look at "ffolkes" aka "North Sea Hijack" from 1980. Along the way Paul reveals he doesn't get up for less than 25 million, Colin reveals his ambition to star in a musical, and we both wonder how ffolkes stays sober. Intro music taken from the film, composed by Michael J. Lewis. You can now visit our podcast on www.retrospectionpodcast.com Leave comments, on the site and read various news and reviews. You can also email us at email@example.com Please rate and review us wherever you download your podcasts.
62 minutes | Jan 24, 2022
94. Junior Retrospection - The Bond Squad
In this junior edition of our podcast, we're joined by our host, Jay, who leads us through the world of James Bond Jr. from 1991. Along the way we wonder what is going on with Warfield Academy, we worry about 007's misuse of equipment, and Jay gets a long-term assignment. Opening theme by Dennis C. Brown and Larry Brown.
65 minutes | Dec 21, 2021
93. Beat the Bends (Christmas Special)
We're taking a sleigh detour from our regular show with a peek at the ghosts of our Christmas gifts from our childhood days. Were they good, bad, or just nuts? So join us as we jingle through the 80s when action figures ruled, and electronic toys only went "beep".
112 minutes | Dec 5, 2021
92. Shut Your Trap!
In this episode we're heading into space with the cult sci-fi movie, Moontrap, from 1988. Along the way Colin explains how he identifies his chickens, Paul creates his own religion, and we question the use of machine guns in space. Music is from the film and composed by Joseph LoDuca.
97 minutes | Nov 14, 2021
91. Touch of the Gisburnes
In this episode we're firing our critical arrows at ITV's Robin of Sherwood from 1984. Along the wooded path Paul wishes for his own little devil to help with the gardening, Colin likes a splash around, and we reminisce about old ITV logos. Opening theme from the series by Clannad.
100 minutes | Oct 24, 2021
90. Disco Jason
In our Halloween episode we're slicing and dicing our way through, Friday 13th Part 3, from 1982. Along the way we discuss what a Herbie/Jason crossover could be like, Paul homages himself, and Colin gives Paul garden furniture advice. How can you resist? Music is by Harry Manfredini.
92 minutes | Oct 3, 2021
89. Nine Inches of Solid Wood
Join us as we travel down the cul-de-sac that is the short lived American series, The Highwayman, from 1987-88. Along the journey we wonder how a rural sheriff has so many Police cars, we take a stop at the exposition car park, and reverse into a conversation about stealth. Music is by Stu Phillips.
94 minutes | Sep 12, 2021
88. If We Were Chickens
In this episode we're spacing out with the film, Saturn 3 (1980). Along the way we talk about the troubled production of this Kirk Douglas, Farrah Fawcett, and Harvey Keitel, sci-fi thriller; we discover Paul's opinion of Fawcett, complain about airlocks in ceiling and wonder why people don't call killer droids nice names. Music is by Elmer Bernstein.
88 minutes | Aug 22, 2021
87. What a Turnip
In this episode, we're wading through Congo from 1995. Along the way, Colin discusses cloning Paul while he reveals his risky band name, and we discuss a technique for leech removal. Music is by Jerry Goldsmith.
76 minutes | Aug 1, 2021
86. That's Tachyons For You
In this episode we're on the run with a rat-pack of fugitives from the Federation, as we're joining the crew of the Liberator (sorry, Scorpio) with Blake's 7 (sorry, no Blake). This much-loved BBC sci-fi series ran from 1978-1981 and we're dropping in on series 4, episode 11 "Orbit". Along the way Paul proves to be a naughty boy, we find the right amount of crazy, and our favourite guest star, "The Bear" makes a reappearance. Music is the theme from Blake's 7 by Dudley Simpson. There's also a brief appearance of the Fingermouse theme performed by Rick Jones.
92 minutes | Jul 11, 2021
85. Underground Rumblings
In this episode we're slipping down subways, and twisting our way through tunnels as we step underground with the cult favourite American TV show, Beauty and the Beast from 1987. Along the way Colin explains what Paul's role really is, Paul tells his sock story... again, and we moan about ITV's lack of surprise. Music is from the series by Lee Holdridge.
110 minutes | Jun 20, 2021
84. Not a Crackle, or a Woggle
In this episode we're monkeying around with Beneath the Planet of the Apes from 1970. Along the way Colin moans about haughty telepaths, and Paul suspects that Dr. Zaius bought his medical degree online. Music is the opening theme of Beneath the Planet of the Apes by Leonard Rosenman, and a brief snippet of "Big Fat Oranguman" by Jungle Jim.
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