Monday, December 21, 2020

AVSEPod Episode 105: Peep Show - "Seasonal Beatings"

 

Pip pip, Happy Christmas guv'nor! This week we're traveling across the pond to merry ole England for our final Christmas episode of this holiday season, Peep Show's "Seasonal Beatings", in which Mark's family is coming over for Christmas lunch and Jeremy is a bit over-excited for the holiday. And if none of that makes any sense to you, don't worry, because Anglophile Carolyn is there to help walk you, Austin, and David through the vast narrative tapestry that is Peep Show! Join them as they talk Hot Knives, debate whether a potato counts as "veg", and explore the difference between an Eiffel Tower and spit-roasting!  

So feed some deli ham through a paper shredder, then download and listen here, rate & review us on iTunes or listen via PodbeanStitcherGoogle Play and Spotify! You can follow the show on Twitter, like our Facebook page, and email us via avsepodcast@gmail.com. 

Also, be sure to listen to Carolyn's spinoff podcast, Pitch Please!, here, and buy the game here!


Monday, December 14, 2020

AVSEPod Episode 104: The Simpsons - "Grift of the Magi"

Whatcu talking 'bout, everyone? The AVSE Holiday's continue this week with a Very Special Christmas episode of The Simpsons, in which Bart, Lisa & Homer team-up with special guest Gary Coleman to save Christmas from toy-murdering robots. Join Austin, Carolyn & David as they discuss the stunning longevity of the show, reveal which Bart Simpson t-shirts they wore back in the day, and point out the ways this episode from 1999 is eerily relevant to 2020 in places. 

So complain about the number of prawns in a galaxy, then download and listen here, rate & review us on iTunes or listen via PodbeanStitcherGoogle Play and Spotify! You can follow the show on Twitter, like our Facebook page, and email us via avsepodcast@gmail.com. 

Also, be sure to listen to Carolyn's spinoff podcast, Pitch Please!, here, and buy the game here!


Monday, December 7, 2020

AVSEPod Episode 103: Saved by the Bell - "Pilot"


"For the first day of Christmas, my true love gave to me, the return of a prodigal podcast host!" 

That's right, we are kicking off our annual holiday coverage with a Very Special reunion, as Ryan Alexander-Tanner returns in order to reunite the Aluminum Four just in time to review the first episode of the brand new Saved by the Bell series! He joins Carolyn, Austin, and David as they discuss where the new show succeeds and fails at both tickling our nostalgia and doing something new, drop some knowledge about interdimensional wizard Max, and ponder whether this show is actually...good? 

So park your car in the best spot, then download and listen here, rate & review us on iTunes or listen via PodbeanStitcherGoogle Play and Spotify! You can follow the show on Twitter, like our Facebook page, and email us via avsepodcast@gmail.com. 

Also, be sure to listen to Carolyn's spinoff podcast, Pitch Please!, here, and buy the game here!


Monday, November 23, 2020

AVSEPod Episode 102: I Love Lucy - "Lucy is Enceinte"


Gobble gobble everyone! Since Thanksgiving is all effed up this year anyway, we figured we'd lean into the curve and celebrate with a Very Special non-Thanksgiving episode from the annals of classic TV and dive into the seminal I Love Lucy for the very first time by discussing the episode in which Lucy has to tell Ricky she's pregnant without saying the word "pregnant" because the 1950s! Join Carolyn, David, and Austin as they get all horned up like Lucy and talk Communism, sandwiches, and raw doggin' it! 

So head on down to the club, then download and listen here, rate & review us on iTunes or listen via PodbeanStitcherGoogle Play and Spotify! You can follow the show on Twitter, like our Facebook page, and email us via avsepodcast@gmail.com. 

Also, be sure to listen to Carolyn's spinoff podcast, Pitch Please!, here, and buy the game here!


Monday, October 26, 2020

AVSEPod Episode 101: Punky Brewster - "The Perils of Punky"

Happy Halloween everyone! This year we are celebrating the holiday with a Very Special episode of Punky Brewster, you know, the infamous one in which Punky and the gang go camping and find themselves lost in a cave filled with horrific nightmare fuel that will take root in your brain and haunt you forever! Join Austin, Carolyn, and David as they join Punky for her trip of horrors and encounter dismembered gold prospectors, giant black light spiders, and a bedazzled disco demon of death, all in this two-part episode of a family sitcom airing in prime time! 

So unwrap a Caramelo bar, then download and listen here, rate & review us on iTunes or listen via PodbeanStitcherGoogle Play and Spotify! You can follow the show on Twitter, like our Facebook page, and email us via avsepodcast@gmail.com. 

Also, be sure to listen to Carolyn's spinoff podcast, Pitch Please!, here, and buy the game here!


Monday, October 12, 2020

AVSEPod Episode 100: The TV Theme Song Spectacular!


This week, we celebrate one hundred episodes of A Very Special Episode with a Very Special episode about one of our favorite subjects: TV theme songs! Listen in as Carolyn, David, and Austin rank their favorite theme songs from decades of TV, celebrate the 80s as the Golden Age of TV theme songs, and ruminate on the slow death of the theme song over the last twenty years. Also featuring some terrible singing! 

So get prepared to get songs stuck in your head, then download and listen here, rate & review us on iTunes or listen via PodbeanStitcherGoogle Play and Spotify! You can follow the show on Twitter, like our Facebook page, and email us via avsepodcast@gmail.com. 

Also, be sure to listen to Carolyn's spinoff podcast, Pitch Please!, here, and buy the game here!


http://media.averyspecialepisodepodcast.com/AVerySpecialEpisode100.mp3

Monday, September 7, 2020

AVSEPod Episode 99: ER - "Freefall"


"Must See TV" summer concludes with a Very Special Thanksgiving episode of ER! Included on the holiday menu is turducken, French toast, and DEATH BY HELICOPTER. That's right, as much as this episode might seem like a Very Special episode about the fertility of HIV patients, or marijuana use, or PTSD, it's really about the cold, unceasing bloodlust of helicopters. Join Carolyn, Austin & David as we carve a bird in honor of Dr. Melty Guy, discuss the unending stream of "That Guys" who appear on the show, and discover David's intricate knowledge of Michael Crichton's autobiography.

So ignore that guy smushed under a helicopter, then download and listen here, rate & review us on iTunes or listen via PodbeanStitcherGoogle Play and Spotify! You can follow the show on Twitter, like our Facebook page, and email us via avsepodcast@gmail.com.

Also, be sure to listen to Carolyn's spinoff podcast, Pitch Please!, here, and buy the game here!


http://media.averyspecialepisodepodcast.com/AVerySpecialEpisode099.mp3