May 22, 2020
April 11-17, 1981
This week Ken welcomes film critic, podcaster and good dude Scott Weinberg to the show.
Ken and Scott discuss Philadelphia, Larry Fine, Billy West, Ed Asner, The Doom Patrol, Wilfred Brimley, how Jack Kirby is the Architect of 21st Century Pop Culture, how movies became big budget exploitation movies, Made For-TV movies, loving genre movies, Star Wars rip offs, Logan's Run, Battlestar Gallactica, Goliath Awaits, Barbara Eden, TV shows based on movies, the difficulty of telling an ongoing story on TV, Sledgehammer, Airplane!, Police Squad, the all time funniest joke in the history of the world, The Incredible Hulk, The Hulk Out List, Parker Lewis Can't Lose, bottle episodes, innovation, Square Pegs, Fast Times, laugh tracks, V, Ken Johnson, Alien Nation, Midnight Run sequels, Splash Too, 9 to 5, The Jerk Too, Revenge of the Nerds, WKRP, Fantasy Island, Love Boat, Happy Days, Mr. Mom, Ann Jillian, It's a Living vs Making a Living, first run syndication, Baywatch, Charles in Charge, Heaven on Earth, god shows, pilots, Real People, That's Incredible!, Those Amazing Animals, Working Stiffs, It's Your Move, Quincy, Little House knock offs, Three's Company, Laverne and Shirley, Too Close for Comfort, Dukes of Hazard, Greatest American Hero, loving John Ritter, John Candy, Phil Hartman, the mystery of "Enis", the wonder of Brooke Shields, loving when actors get better, the nature of criticism, Fangoria, parental disapproval, Mad Magazine, and figuring out why certain movies aren't for kids.