Episode #86 – The Happiest Millionaire

Only an army could make us sit through The Happiest Millionaire… an army, or one U.S. serviceman, that is.  Meanwhile, Dan reveals the creepier aspects of his character, Stuart returns from his gaming convention with a surprise gift, and Elliott is forever thwarted in his attempts to bring American history to the podcast masses.

0:00 – 0:34 – Introduction and theme.
0:35 – 4:17 – We discuss our recent technical difficulties.
4:18 – 27:57 – You’d think there would be a lot to talk about in a three hour film, wouldn’t you? You would be wrong.
27:58 – 33:00 – We summarily dispense with final judgments, to discuss Stuart’s SURPRISE GIFT to Dan and Elliott
33:31 – 47:45 – Flop House Movie Mailbag
47:46 – 54:44 – The sad bastards recommend / plug.
54:45 – 55:52 – Goodbyes, theme, and outtakes.

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Wikipedia synopsis of The Happiest Millionaire

Flop House Plugs Corner:

The Hollows — featuring Rob Morrison of Avenue Q and Dan’s old sketch troupe Mr. Whitepants.

Elliott’s next 92Y Tribeca screening of Alfred Hitchcock’s Shadow of a Doubt, with special guest star Rory Albanese, stand-up comic and Executive Producer of The Daily Show.

Further show notes:

The Hard Ticket To Hawaii video that caused so much controversy:

Stuart posing with his purchase:

Lastly, some folks dealt with the Flop House break with a little less patience than others, as this fan art will attest.  I hope we’re square now.  Please release our families.