Thursday, December 29, 2016

The Burbs Minute #50

Biology 101

This minute begins with Ray yelling at Art and ends with a zoom on the Klopek's fence.  In Minute 50 we see the patented Hank's head nod, Ray not knowing what a femur is and realizing we are halfway through this movie and we still aren't sure who the villains are.  We also discuss the femur in depth, not really.

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Wednesday, December 28, 2016

The Burbs Minute #49

Guilty Pleasures

Minute 49 begins with the Klopek's door shutting and ends with Ray explaining he put a note in Walter's door.  In this minute we flush out the Klopek's, not liking things ironically, and trying to get some goddamn sleep.    We also discuss Bernhard Stroh


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Tuesday, December 27, 2016

The Burbs Minute #48

Ding Dong Ditch

This minute begins with Art joining Mark on the the Klopek's steps and ends with a hand grabbing a note.  In this minute we discuss Ray having a hair of the dog, ringing the doorbell as a team and Mark and Art not knowing what anonymous means.  We also cover Selywn Eddy.


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Monday, December 26, 2016

The Burbs Minute #47

Sobbing While Watching Mr. Rogers

Minute 47 begins with Ray drinking some OJ and ends with Mark stepping onto the Klopek's porch. Jeff and Chris discuss the international sign for Call Me, Ray being put in Timeout and maybe just letting the Klopek's kill the occasional drifter.   We also discuss Randall Johnson.


Thursday, December 22, 2016

The Burbs Minute 46

Won't You Be My Neighbor

This minute begins with Art breaking character as Skip and ends with Mr. Rogers asking if you would be his neighbor.  Jeff and Chris discuss Skip's Gomez Addams mustache, meeting Uncle Reuben in a dream and get misty eyed about Mr. Roger's Neighborhood.  We discuss the legendary Mr. Rogers.


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Wednesday, December 21, 2016

The Burbs Minute #45

Beetlejuice, Candyman and Bloody Mary

Minute 45 begins with Ray on the barbecue and ends with Skip asking "Who ordered the blood shake."  Jeff and Chris discuss American Werewolf in London, Gammorean Guards and Ghost Rider.  We also discuss Satan.




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Tuesday, December 20, 2016

The Burbs Minute #44

You Shouldn't Have Watched Those Movies

This minute begins with Ray looking at the book in bed and ends with Ray on the barbecue.  We discuss Wrestlemania II entrances, Ray having a nervous breakdown and the relative hotness of Carrie Fisher.  We also discuss Andreas Stihl.  





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Monday, December 19, 2016

The Burbs Minute #43

Repossessed

Minute 43 begins with Ray staring at his TV and ends with Ray touching the Demonology book.  Jeff and Chris discuss channel surfing through horror movies, technology the kids won't remember and sleeping face down.  We also discuss horror icon Linda Blair.



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Thursday, December 15, 2016

The Burbs Minute #41

Mutilations... Mutilations!


This minute begins with the Demonology book and ends with Art telling Ray he's chanting.   Jeff and Chris discuss the satanic panic, crew members moving lights  and a charming story about a duck.  We also discuss the Incubus.

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The Burbs Minute #42

The Answer to Life, the Universe and Everything

This minute begins with Art trying to talk to Ray and ends with Ray watching a woman being burned alive.  In this minute Chris loses all nerd credibility and we discuss Beelzebub, ritual killers and summoning Michael Keaton.  We also discuss cult leader Jim Jones.


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Tuesday, December 13, 2016

The Burbs Minute #40

Carol is the One Who Knocks


This minute begins with  Ray looking at something and ends with Art showing Ray a book   In this minute Jeff and Chris discuss Canasta, where does one get a demonology book and who is the one who knocks? We also discuss the film Curse of the Demon.  



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Monday, December 12, 2016

The Burbs Minute #39

C is for Cookie


This minute begins with Mark holding Walter's hair and ends with Queenie barking.  In this minute Jeff and Chris discuss keeping cookies in the refrigerator, writing multiple drafts of a note and dogs barking at Terminators. We also discuss Jamie Kehoe from craft service.

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Thursday, December 8, 2016

The Burbs Minute #38

Bullseye!

This minute begins with Ricky saying he should check upstairs and ends with Mark explaining old men never leave without their hair.  In this minute Jeff and Chris lose all their I Love Lucy credibility, Art steals from his dead neighbor and they discuss the proper reaction when your wife screams.  We also discuss William Shane Briscoe.



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Wednesday, December 7, 2016

The Burbs Minute #37

Signs of a Struggle

This minute begins with Vic saying, "Let's get out of here," and ends with possible signs of a struggle. Jeff and Chris discuss why Mrs. Rumsfield keeps trying to feed Queenie, a wardrobe change and a soldier's way saving the day. We also discuss the legendary Lucille Ball.





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Tuesday, December 6, 2016

The Burbs Minute #36

I Like This

This minute begins with Vic saying, "I pick up garbage from cans" and ends with the garbage men staring at the neighbors.  In this minute we discuss Uncle Marky, introducting our second mystery and a Corey Feldman impression.  We also cover Eugene McCarthy.



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Monday, December 5, 2016

The Burbs Minute #35

What the Hell is Wrong With These People?

Minute 35 begins with Ray trying to convince Carol to go to the cottage and ends with Mark saying, "you are a garbageman." Jeff and Chris discuss what chores are easiest to do, extremely well informed garbagemen, and leaving shaving cream on your face. We also cover the Supreme Court case California vs. Greenwood.



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Thursday, December 1, 2016

The Burbs Minute #34

Garbies

This minute begins with Art throwing on his robe and ends with Ray and Carol arguing. Jeff and Chris are fascinated by Garbies, wonder about Art's choice of dress and sit through another deeply disturbing marital argument. We also discuss actor Robert Picardo.



Wednesday, November 30, 2016

The Burbs Minute #33

They're Digging in the Wrong Place


Minute 33 begins with more rain on Mayfield Place and ends with Art running out of his house.  In this minute we discuss midnight digging in the rain, Walter Paisley and even the Staff or Ra and Jawa's, We also discuss veteran character actor Dick Miller.


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Tuesday, November 29, 2016

The Burbs Minute #32

Rain Delay

This minute begins with Rumsfield leaving and ends with rain on Mayfield Place. Jeff and Chris discuss 80's fashion choices, Art having a great time and why the Klopek's house is hissing and smoking.  We also discuss Ken Pepiot, the special effects supervisor



Monday, November 28, 2016

The Burbs Minute #31

Scope Me

Minute 31 begins with Hans backing up a car and ends with Rumsfield saying "scope me." In this minute Jeff and Chris discuss Art having the right idea and no one listening, cheating at Jeopardy, and the correct way to root through your neighbor's garbage.  We also discuss DGA trainee Cynthia Potthast.


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Thursday, November 24, 2016

The Burbs Minute #30

Hans, Hoe's and Howard

Minute 30 begins with Hans duck walking with the trash bag and ends with Hans reversing into his garage.  In this minute Jeff and Chris reminisce about aluminum trash cans, the logic of hitting a trash bag with a hoe and very poor body disposal.  We also discuss famed red head Ron Howard.





Wednesday, November 23, 2016

The Burbs Minute #29

Like Zoinks

Minute 29 begins with Ricky saying, "Wow" and ends with Hans carrying a very large trashbag.  In this minute we discuss the mounting evidence against the Klopek's, poor garage construction and using trash cans as weapons.  We also discuss Set Medic Greg Knapp.




Tuesday, November 22, 2016

The Burbs Minute #28

It's Alive, He's Alive

This minute begins with Rumsfield saying, "That can be arranged" and ends with Ricky and his girlfriend sitting up.  In this minute Jeff and Chris begin to wonder if there is something up with these Klopeks, discuss Frankenstein quotes, and once again wax on about how great Tom Hanks is.  We also discuss casting director Mike Fenton.




Monday, November 21, 2016

The Burbs Minute #27

Mission Impossible

This minute begins with Ricky saying "Okay" and ends with Ray saying "What are we gonna do next, tap their phone lines?"  In this episode we discuss how often the neighbors spy on each other, transitional Corey Feldman phase and having your own theme music. We also discuss Heather Haase who played Ricky's girlfriend.





Thursday, November 17, 2016

The Burbs Minute #26

Please Answer in the Form of a Question

This minute starts with Ricky trying to impress his girlfriend and ends with Art talking to Ray through a closed window.  Jeff and Chris discuss Ricky standing in for Rod Serling, reminiscing about VHS tapes and Ricky still loving this street. We also discuss Alex Trebek

Wednesday, November 16, 2016

The Burbs Minute #25

Ray and Carol Play Nice

This minute starts with Ricky setting Ray up for a scare and ends with Ricky carrying a chair.  Jeff and Chris discuss Ray taking his ball and going home, scoring your Jeopardy at home and Carol making a sex joke.  We also discuss former NBA star Spud Webb.



Tuesday, November 15, 2016

The Burbs Minute #24

Ray Speaks Again

This minute starts with Art saying, "Weeks earlier... with an icepick."  and ends with Ricky saying, "Ever since this family moved to the block..."  This minute we discuss Art telling a very dark talk, burying your neighbor under 40 pounds of lime and Amazon Women on the Moon.  We discuss the editor Marshall Harvey.

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Monday, November 14, 2016

The Burbs Minute #23

Hey, Your House Stinks

Minute 23 begins with Art saying, "Anyway it got hot that summer" and ends with Art saying,  "murdered by Skip." We discuss the proper etiquette in telling your neighbors their house stinks,  Art's dark turn, and why is Skip's house on fire?    We discuss George Cameron Romero this minute.



Thursday, November 10, 2016

The Burbs Minute #22

Skip's Back Story

This minute begins with Ricky saying, "Being how their last house burned down..."  and ends with Art, Ray and Ricky walking down the street.  In this minute Jeff and Chris discuss windbreakers, Large Marge and why we know more about Skip than any other character.  We also discuss Benjamin Silliman.

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Wednesday, November 9, 2016

The Burbs Minute #21

Green Sky at Morning

Minute 21 begins with Art shouting, "Keep that mutt off my lawn, will ya."  and ends with Ricky in the middle of a speech.  We discuss Ray being a terrible dog owner, sounds the X-Men make and contributing to the delinquency of a minor.  We also discuss the movie, The Sentinel.



Tuesday, November 8, 2016

The Burbs Minute #20

Ray is Going to Banff

This minute begins with a crow call and a shot of the Klopek house and ends with Art saying, "Hey, you with the dog."  Jeff and Chris discuss Ray still hating on the lake, sounds the X-Men make and whatever happened to that pineapple.  We also discuss Banff, Canada.




Monday, November 7, 2016

The Burbs Minute #19


Are You Men Hit?

This minute begins with Ricky laughing and ends with Art spitting out a bee. Jeff and Chris discuss Mark's poor water pressure,  Art and Ray trying to survive the bee attack, and Marc's Vietnam flashback. Also discussed is Antophila.

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Thursday, November 3, 2016

The Burbs Minute #18

Not the Bees!

This minute begins with a close up of Queenie's eyes and ends with Mark busting his ass.  Chris and Jeff discuss the latest property damage at the Klopek's, a fifty year old man having taking a WWE bump and a disturbing real life bee story  Also discussed is stunt man Brian J. Williams.



Wednesday, November 2, 2016

The Burbs Minute #17

A Fistful of Art

Minute 17 begins with Ray grabbing Art and ends with a close up of Walter's eyebrows. Jeff and Chris discuss dismissing your wife with a brusque noise, transitioning into a spaghetti western and Firefighter Walter,  We also briefly discuss Rosanna Norton, the costume designer.

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Tuesday, November 1, 2016

The Burbs Minute #16

Are They Moccasins?

This minute begins with Hans looking and scratching his neck and ends with Art saying, "Your son." We wonder why no one has seen the Klopek's, symmetry in clothing, and somehow name check Invasion of the Body Snatchers. We also cover the production designer, James Spencer



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Monday, October 31, 2016

The Burbs Minute #15

Itchy Facial Hair

This minute begins with Art staring at the Klopek's house and ends with Walter telling Queenie no.  Jeff and Chris discuss the first real glimpse of a Klopek, Ricky still not painting and for some reason Children of the Corn.  We also discuss Courtney Gains.





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Thursday, October 27, 2016

The Burbs Podcast #14:

Are Meatballs Racist?

This minute begins with Mrs. Rumsfield smiling at her husband while he calls the kid next door a "meatball" and ends with a figure on the Klopek's porch.  We discuss the meaning of the word "meatball,"  another neighbor creeping on Mrs. Rumsfield and we still don't know what ballgame is on.  The career of Robert M. Steven (D.P.)s is briefly discussed.



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Wednesday, October 26, 2016

The Burbs Podcast #13: 

Gardening in High Heels

Minute 13 begins with Dave chewing and saying, "Maybe"  and ends with Ricky saying, "Looks nice."  This episode we discuss wearing vacation togs, recasting The Burbs, and the possible affair between Mrs. Rumsfield and Ricky.  We also discuss the career of Wendy Schaal.



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Tuesday, October 25, 2016

The Burbs Minute 12

Heavenly Bodies

Minute 12 of The Burbs begins with Art getting in Ray's face and saying, "The Klopek's are strange..." and ends with Art through a mouthful of ribs saying, "kinda like gravedigging?"  Jeff and Chris discuss just what are the Klopek's eating over there, what exactly would a young boy need a telescope for and Jeff tells a tale of his actual neighbor who may be burying bodies.  We also discuss Aunt Jemima.





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Monday, October 24, 2016


The Burbs Minute 11

Art is Crazy

Minute 11 begins with Art saying, "It's gonna be a big week for the bachelors."  and ends with Art saying, "Let's face it..."  Jeff and Chris discuss Art eating dog food, why all the neighbors seem to be watching the Klopek's,  and we somehow bring up Ash from Army of Darkness.  We also briefly discuss the writer, Dana Olsen.





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Wednesday, October 19, 2016


The Burbs Minute 9

Kermit the Hanks


In minute 9 of The Burbs we start with Ray saying "It's four hours of sitting on the tollway..." and and ends with Vince, the dog, running out off frame.  We discuss the Tom Hanks body shuffle, Ray's intense hatred of the lake and becoming a brand new human being   We also cover the Peterson's son Corey Danzinger.



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Tuesday, October 18, 2016

The Burbs Minute 8

Marital Spat

This minute begins with Ray saying "And all they ever do is fight,"  and ends with Ray saying, "You call going up to the lake resting."  The boys discuss a great marital argument, an ignored child and Gremlins cereal.  Also discussed is Carrie Fisher who once appeared in a space movie.








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Monday, October 17, 2016

The Burbs Minute 7

Why so much Pledge?

Minute 7 begins with Rumsfield saying "God D@%$ it" and ends with Ray saying, "We have an arms dealer up the street and a crazy person down it."  We discuss nearly breaking the fourth wall, the unknown neighbor and who Ray thinks is crazy We also discuss the dog, Darla.



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Thursday, October 13, 2016

The Burbs Minute 10

Hey, You Guys Eating in There?

Minute 10 of The Burbs begins with Art brandishing a rifle and ends with Art saying "Uh-uh."  This minute we discuss Art's bold fashion choices, what to feed your pushy neighbors and whether it's really advisable to chew broken glass. We also discuss the late great Rick Duccomon.

A quick clip of the Rick Duccomon special we discussed:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6BwYvAAWm9c



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The Burbs Minute 6


Poop 2 Electric Boogaloo

This minute begins with Ricky flipping paint off of his hand and ends with Rumsfield stepping in poop.  We discuss such items as red mesh shirts, Circus of Power and the greatest character reveal of all time.  Also discussed is the legendary Bruce Dern.





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Wednesday, October 12, 2016

The Burbs Minute 5

A poopy minute


This minute begins with Queenie being released by Walter and ends with Ricky nonchalantly spilling pain.  In minute 5 of The Burbs we attempt to identify just what Walter's dog is up to, whether or not Mark Rumsfield is the neighbor you want to screw with and just what the hell time of year it is.  Also Corey Feldman is discussed.



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