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Goo Not Go (Stargate SG-1 “Tin Man” to “Within the Serpent’s Grasp”)

Stargate SG-1

Unscheduled Off-World Activation Detected!

Now with chapter marks!

Snakes hit the fans in multiple parallel dimensions.

Episodes Covered:

  • Tin Man
  • There But For the Grace of God [DEEP DIVE]
  • Politics
  • Within the Serpent’s Grasp [DEEP DIVE]

Stargate SG-1 Trish Matson, Andrew Pontious and David Schaub


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685

A Little More Oomph (Stargate SG-1 “Cor-ai” to “Solitudes”)

Stargate SG-1

Unscheduled Off-World Activation Detected!

We discuss all the fun with Stargates and learn more about this Tollan thing called kissing.

Episodes Covered:

  • Cor-ai
  • Enigma [DEEP DIVE]
  • Solitudes [DEEP DIVE]

Trish Matson, Andrew Pontious and David Schaub


684

Doctor Who New Year’s Special: “Revolution of the Daleks”

Doctor Who

It’s New Year’s Day and there’s new “Doctor Who” on the telly. Jason is joined by an enormous pajama party of a panel as we break down a visit from Daleks, Chris Noth, John Barrowman, and the TARDIS Fam!

Jason Snell with Erika Ensign, Steven Schapansky, Annette Wierstra, James Thomson, Jean MacDonald, Chip Sudderth and Mois├ęs Chiullan


683

The Mandalorian S2E8 Review: “Chapter 16: The Rescue”

The Mandalorian

Season two of The Mandalorian wraps up with a few surprises…and more than a few questions about the future. Host Dan Moren is joined by very special guest Kat Benesh to discuss the Empire’s workplace safety requirements, season two’s wider world, and where we go from here.

The Mandalorian, Chapter 16

Dan Moren with K Benesh


682

Where Do Little Goa’ulds Come From (Stargate SG-1 “Bloodlines” to “Singularity”)

Stargate SG-1

Unscheduled Off-World Activation Detected!

Time to dig deeply into the life-cycle of Goa’uld and children.

Episodes Covered:

  • Bloodlines [DEEP DIVE]
  • Fire and Water
  • Hathor [DEEP DIVE]
  • Singularity [DEEP DIVE]

Trish Matson, Andrew Pontious and David Schaub


681

The Mandalorian S2E7 Review: “Chapter 15: The Believer”

The Mandalorian

It’s a break-in with a familiar face this week on The Mandalorian, and host Dan Moren welcomes special guests Jason Tocci and Genevieve Tocci to discuss a fight scene with a problematic edge, why min/maxing your stats is dangerous, and the moment that Mando became a dad.

The Mandalorian, Chapter 15

Dan Moren with Jason Tocci and Genevieve Tocci


680

The Mandalorian S2E6 Review: “Chapter 14: The Tragedy”

The Mandalorian

Tragedy abounds this week on The Mandalorian, as we ramp up to the end of season two. Host Dan Moren is joined by special guest Chip Sudderth to discuss the characterization of a storied (but rarely glimpsed) character, honor among thieves, and the many mistakes of Mando.

The Mandalorian, Chapter 14

Dan Moren with Chip Sudderth


679

The Mandalorian S2E5 Review: “Chapter 13: The Jedi”

The Mandalorian

It’s a big episode of The Mandalorian this week as several familiar names (and one brand new name!) are dropped, which means it’s a big episode of A Complicated Profession. Kelly Guimont joins host Dan Moren to discuss the bad habits we learn from our teachers, side quests aplenty, and all the questions we need answered.

The Mandalorian, Chapter 13

Dan Moren with Kelly Guimont


678

A Lot of Hugging (Stargate SG-1 “Brief Candle” to “The Torment of Tantalus”)

Stargate SG-1

Unscheduled Off-World Activation Detected!

Only three episodes this time. We visit lots of Goa’uld free planets where Daniel finds cool things, which he then loses.

Episodes Covered:

  • Brief Candle
  • Thor’s Hammer [DEEP DIVE]
  • The Torment of Tantalus [DEEP DIVE]

Trish Matson, Andrew Pontious and David Schaub


677

Altered Carbon Rewind: S1E4-5

Altered Carbon

The Broken Boys are back and have their hands full with torture, ‘ghostwalkers’, demigod theatrics, and trying to keep track of who’s who, especially when it comes to why Grandma is sleeved into a tattooed thug. It’s the halfway point of Season 1 of Netflix’s ‘Altered Carbon’!

Devin Higgins with Eric Scott and Jason Johnson


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The Mandalorian S2E4 Review: “Chapter 12: The Siege”

The Mandalorian

This week on A Complicated Profession, we’re doing an easy job taking out an Imperial base. Easy! What could go wrong? Host Dan Moren is joined by Antony Johnston to discuss threading the needle of deep fandom and telling a great, accessible story; gorgeous production design; and leaving plot threads dangling.

The Mandalorian, Chapter 12

Dan Moren with Antony Johnston


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