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UHF (1989)

Join Shawn and Scott as they continue their look at the work of Weird Al Yankovic and delve deep into his hilarious 1989 cult classic film, "UHF"! Listen as they breakdown this great film, including its many segments and commercials, such as "Spatula City", "Conan The Librarian", "Raul's Wild Kingdom", "Wheel of Fish", Weird Al's music video for his Dire Straits parody "Beverly Hillbillies"., and so much more! They'll discuss other famous actors and comedians that were considered for roles in the movie, cameos you may have missed, and tons of behind the scenes details. What movies are referenced in the film, how did the critics feel about UHF, and, more importantly, what really happened to Raul's poodles? They'll talk all about it and much, much more! So make yourself a Twinkie wiener sandwich, keep it tuned to U62, and watch along with us!

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Flight of the Conchords: Mugged

Join Scott and special guest Kevin (AKA K1 of the movie riffing group One Wall Cinema) as they discuss the hilarious comedy about New Zealand's fourth most popular guitar-based digi-bongo acapella-rap-funk-comedy folk duo: Flight of the Conchords! Listen as they detail the history of Bret McKenzie and Jemaine Clement's work, from their early days touring with the Wellington comedy troupe "So You're a Man", to their great BBC Radio 2 series, to this HBO series, and the projects rumored to lie ahead. They'll breakdown some of the lyrical variations of songs in this episode, explain the brilliance of their musical wordplay and subtlety of their comedic delivery, and tell you why this is a show you should track down and watch. So check it out, and if you don't like it: Why? W- Why? W-why? Be more constructive with your feedback!
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Rock, Rot & Rule (w/ Calls from Tom Scharpling and the FOTs)

Join Lily, Shawn, and Scott for this special episode as they pay tribute to The Best Show and discuss a greatly underappreciated piece of comedy, the Scharpling & Wurster classic: Rock, Rot & Rule! Learn the history of The Best Show and the one phone call that started it all. Joining in the discussion and calling in with some favorite Rock, Rot & Rule and Best Show moments of their own, are fans, favorite callers, and even Tom Scharpling himself! (Oh, and Jon Wurster contributes one word too.)
A big thank you to everybody that called in and contributed to this episode:
Andrew, Dan, Daniel, McDavis, Nathan, Elizabeth, Sasha, Steve, Dave, Andy, Nick, Linnea, Bonnaventure, Wally Wackiman, Evan, and last but not least Mr. Tom Scharpling! You guys rule!
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