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Episode 378: A Night at the Roxbury (1998)

Two brothers dream of opening a nightclub, but have no clue where to start.

Special guest Mark J. Parker from Release Date Rewind joins us to chat about getting a picture with Will Ferrell, Instagram likes from Molly Shannon, and tipping advice from Lorne Michaels. Bob your head to the beat as we find out if A Night at the Roxbury stands the Test of Time.



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Episode 377: Dazed and Confused (1993)

Teenagers cruise around their Texas town on the last day of school.

Listen as we discuss our worst hazing experiences, chastity pledges that are downright lies, and the band James only knows from Guitar Hero. All right, all right, all right… we’re finding out if Dazed and Confused stands the Test of Time.



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Episode 376: Cobra (1986)

A renegade police officer takes on an army of violent criminals.

Join us as we chat about single guys who bring puppies to bars, a weirdly edited robot montage, and what Thanos should have done with his snap. Then we find out if Cobra stands the Test of Time.



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Episode 375: Lost in Translation (2003)

Two American strangers find comfort and connection with one another in Japan.

Listen as we talk about pump-thrusting to The Loco-Motion, why bonus tracks are annoying on Spotify, and killing people with rocky road ice cream. Then we find out if Lost in Translation stands the Test of Time.



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Episode 374: The Foot Fist Way (2006)

A taekwondo instructor faces a series of personal and professional crises.

Join us as we discuss women who are impressed by nunchucks, what $10,000 worth of lumber looks like, and how it would feel to beat Michael Jordan at HORSE. Then we find out if The Foot Fist Way stands the Test of Time.



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Episode 373: Strange Brew (1983)

Two beer-loving brothers get their dream jobs at a local brewery, where they quickly discover a sinister plot.

Listen as we chat about a very creepy statue, what Rick Moranis would be like as an uncle, and money bags filled with Canadian dollars. Then you hosers will find out if Strange Brew stands the Test of Time, eh?



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Episode 372: Enemy of the State (1998)

A lawyer’s life is ruined after he’s given footage that shows a congressman being murdered.

Special guest Jason Torres joins us to discuss harmless conspiracy theories, smoothies before dinner, and tough love from Chris Rock. Then we find out if Enemy of the State stands the Test of Time.



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Episode 371: The Cable Guy (1996)

A newly single man becomes friends with his cable installer, who turns out to be an unhinged stalker.

Join us as we discuss cutting class to hear the O.J. Simpson verdict, having a beer with a weirdo, and how answering machines would let you know if you were unloved. Then we find out if The Cable Guy stands the Test of Time.



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Episode 370: TMNT (2007)

The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles must learn to fight as a team so they can defeat an ancient foe.

Listen as we chat about good-looking CGI rain, unnecessary origin stories, and how to be immortal on the down low. Then we find out if TMNT stands the Test of Time.



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Episode 369: The Italian Job (2003)

Expert thieves try to steal millions of dollars in gold from the man who betrayed them.

Join us as we chat about villains named Steve, what Mini Coopers have in common with aioli, and why Vladimir Putin should have watched this movie. Then we find out if The Italian Job stands the Test of Time.



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Episode 368: Smokey and the Bandit (1977)

Two friends have to transport a truckload of beer from Texas to Georgia in 28 hours, with the law chasing them every step of the way.

Listen as we chat about dentists named Dr. Teeth, song lyrics that are a hat on a hat, and the fastest hunk of junk on Long Island. We also share our thoughts on Back to the Future: The Musical before finding out if Smokey and the Bandit stands the Test of Time.



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Episode 367: Slap Shot (1977)

A minor league hockey coach comes up with a strategy to save his team: brutal, unrelenting violence.

Listen as we discuss reasonably expensive hot dogs, aggressive guys in glasses, and weird 1970’s undergarments. Then we find out if Slap Shot stands the Test of Time.



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Episode 366: Blank Check (1994)

An 11-year-old gets his hands on one million dollars and starts living large.

Listen as we chat about castles in homeowners association communities, software that teaches you how to make love to your wife, and how not to pronounce Tone Loc. We also discuss this movie’s super creepy kiss before finding out if Blank Check stands the Test of Time.



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Episode 365: Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (1989)

Indiana Jones teams up with his father to find the holy grail of ancient artifacts: the actual Holy Grail.

Special guests Shahir Daud and Matt Kroll from The Only Podcast About Movies join us to talk about the real threat of ninjas, Harrison Ford’s broken smile, and sex-positive Nazis. Choose wisely and listen to us find out if Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade stands the Test of Time.



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Episode 364: Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom (1984)

To save a village, Indiana Jones must recover a sacred stone from human-sacrificing cultists.

Special guest Bruce Edwards joins us to chat about covers for book reports, Lao Che’s insurance fraud, and this movie’s most realistic character. Listen for fortune and glory, and to find out if Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom stands the Test of Time.



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Episode 363: Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981)

An archaeologist searches for the Ark of the Covenant, hoping to prevent it from falling into Nazi hands.

Special guest Matt from Good Movie, Bad Movie and Season 14, Time for a Podcast joins us to discuss what a melting face really looks like, when Sliders went off the rails, and why The Big Bang Theory’s theory about this movie is wrong. Then us top men find out if Raiders of the Lost Ark stands the Test of Time.



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Episode 362: Dirty Work (1998)

Two friends who are desperate for money open a revenge-for-hire business.

Listen as we chat about small-town prostitutes, bribery on transplant committees, and if two adverbs cancel each other out. Then we decide if Dirty Work stands the Test of Time.



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Episode 361: Can’t Hardly Wait (1998)

Teenagers look for love, sex, and revenge at an epic post-graduation party.

Listen as we talk about Vitamin C remixes, decent word play for a kindergartener, and parents who can’t be bothered to drive their┬ákids to a train station. Then we find out if Can’t Hardly Wait stands the Test of Time.



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Episode 360: The Little Mermaid (1989)

A princess who lives under the sea falls in love with a human, and desperately wants to be part of his world.

Listen as we chat about a magic-proof contract, a brutal comeuppance for a chef, and what Disney has in common with the American auto industry. Then us poor unfortunate souls find out if The Little Mermaid stands the Test of Time.



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Episode 359: Conan the Barbarian (1982)

A warrior seeks revenge on the cult leader who killed his parents.

Special guest Clinton Festa joins us to discuss the stupidest catchphrase ever, the protein intake needed to spin a wheel, and the time Arnold Schwarzenegger probably punched a camel. Then we find out if Conan the Barbarian stands the Test of Time.



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Episode 358: Babe (1995)

A pig learns how to herd sheep, and that it’s ok to be different.

Our moms, Rochelle Brief and Carole Abramson, are back to discuss pizza in Australia, wise words from Conan O’Brien, and an amazing prize for a blueberry-pie-eating contest. That’ll do as we find out if Babe stands the Test of Time.



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Episode 357: Bulworth (1998)

A suicidal Senator suddenly stops talking like a politician and starts spitting truth.

Join us as we chat about the far right in Austria, a vintage Biden gaffe, and if being a Dad affects your rapping ability. We also share our thoughts on Max’s upcoming Harry Potter series before finding out if Bulworth stands the Test of Time.



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Episode 356: Threesome (1994)

Three college roommates become entangled in an intense and passionate relationship.

Special guest Dan DeVenney joins us to discuss pooping in coed bathrooms, strange looks from librarians, and an anticlimactic pregnancy scare. Then we find out if Threesome stands the Test of Time.



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Episode 355: The Running Man (1987)

In a dystopian future, an innocent man must try to survive a deadly TV game show.

Special guests Dominic Monfre and Ben Srulevich join us to chat about Chekhov’s brother, colonoscopies for Family Feud fans, and why rich people don’t take limos anymore. Then we find out if The Running Man stands the Test of Time.



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Episode 354: Flashdance (1983)

A dancer/welder must conquer her fear so she can pursue her dream.

Join us as we discuss a surefire movie death sentence, our favorite nepo babies, and why you should never sell your entire ownership stake in anything. What a feeling as we find out if Flashdance stands the Test of Time.



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