Episode #146 – B*A*P*S

Consider our debt to “He’s the Housecat (Arthur’s Theme)” music video contest winner Dan Costales paid in full! Was it worth it Dan? Was if worth the pain you caused? Making us watch the pre-Oscar Halle Berry racist stereotype comedy “B*A*P*S?

Meanwhile Elliott continually implies Martin Landau is a vampire, Stuart reveals how all males are sexually threatened by him, and Dan suggests that the Crypt Keeper should’ve come up with a better B*A*P*S twist.

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Should’ve just gone all out and named it “The Bleverly Blillbillies.”

Movies recommended in this episode:

The LEGO Movie
Beauty is Embarrassing
The Sea Wolf
The Professionals

Wikipedia synopsis for B*A*P*S

Just for fun, here’s Roger Ebert’s review of B*A*P*S. The money quote: “My guess is that African Americans will be offended by the movie, and whites will be embarrassed. The movie will bring us all together, I imagine, in paralyzing boredom.”

Here’s the just-shy-of-furry fan art mentioned in the letters segment:image

And once again, here’s the winning video for “He’s the Housecat (Arthur’s Theme)”

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February 22nd, 2014



  1. ThisOneHere says:

    Surprised you guys don’t remember Kevin Farley, he had the lead role in An American Carol.

  2. Hana C. says:

    The decisions this podcast forces me to make- should I rent this movie is standard def, or spring for the extra dollar for H.D.?

  3. J. Thunder says:

    Your joke about mistaking Robert Townsend for Robert Towne reminded me of watching tv ads for Tequila Sunrise back in the 80s and when the announcer chimed in with “Directed By Robert Towne,” 12 year old me thought “Wow, going from Hollywood Shuffle to directing Mel Gibson and Kurt Russell is pretty cool!”

  4. Gzoref says:

    Gene Shalit says: “B*A*P*S is another black mark in the career of Halle Berry.”

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