Jun 11, 2015
In anticipation of Father’s Day, Tiny and I discuss our favorite TV show dads. We break down the “TV dad” archetype into three subcategories: The Idiots, The Breadwinners, and The Wholesome Dads. For Potpourri, I share my thoughts on the premiere of Netflix’s Sense8 and declare my love for Star Trek. Also, Tiny talks about John Oliver’s coverage of FIFA on Last Week Tonight.
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Show Start - 0:32
The Stand to have Showtime Miniseries - 1:22
TV Dads - 3:27
The Idiot Dads - 6:24
Homer Simpson (The Simpsons) - 8:12
Phil Dunphy (Modern Family) - 12:37
Tim Taylor (Home Improvement) - 15:40
Peter Griffin (Family Guy) - 20:54
The Disciplinarian Breadwinners - 24:50
Tony Soprano (The Sopranos) - 26:15
Coach Eric Taylor (Friday Night Lights) - 30:00
Agent Phil Coulson (Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.) - 35:27
Michael Bluth (Arrested Development) - 39:35
The Wholesome Dads - 42:34
Jay Pritchett (Modern Family) - 44:25
Andy Griffith (The Andy Griffith Show) - 48:19
Cliff Huxtable (The Cosby Show) - 50:16
Danny Tanner (Full House) - 52:25
What Type of Dad Will We Be? - 56:56
OV Potpourri - 58:32
Matt on Netflix’s Sense8 - 58:55
Tiny on Last Week Tonight with John Oliver - 1:03:54
Matt LOVES Star Trek - 1:09:14
Stinger - 1:19:05
Pre-Recorded Outro - 1:19:31
Indy PopCon - Get your tickets to PopCon and come talk to us!
The Stand Miniseries News - The Stand is being developed as a Showtime miniseries that will lead to a feature film. I’m on board because Josh Boone loves King.
The Mayberry Café in Danville, Indiana - If you’re in the Indianapolis area, check out the Mayberry Café in Danville. I haven’t been there since I was a kid, but I have fond memories.
Everywhere You Look Podcast - Very funny episode-by-episode podcast dissecting Full House.
Last Week Tonight with John Oliver: FIFA -Here’s the YouTube link of John Oliver’s recent teardown of FIFA that Tiny mentioned.
OV86 – TV Dialogue, Saving Christmas, I Am Santa Claus, and Kramer vs. Kramer - Mike’s impassioned endorsement of Parenthood can be heard at the 45:24 mark.
Obsessive Viewer - Check out plenty of reviews of movies, TV shows and industry commentary at the blog that started it all.
Obsessive Book Nerd - Our “sister site” where you can find book reviews and commentary on the evolving world of reading.
The Secular Perspective - Check out Tiny’s side project podcast that explores the concepts of faith, religion and existence from the perspective of secular hosts.
Mike’s Band: As Good As It Gets - Check out Mike’s band and download the “Something New E.P.” for free!
Loudlike Facebook Page - Like the band that gave us our theme song on Facebook!
TurboRooDesigns.com - My brother has a business where he and his girlfriend sell carts to disabled dogs.
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