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Episode 314 - Auf Wiedersehen, Podcast
5 Nov 2017 @ 10:24 am

We're joined again by Mr Christ Vint this week, to talk about a classic piece of British telly that he truly loves, the seminal dramedy from 1983, penned by Dick Clement and Ian La Frenais - Auf Wiedersehen, Pet!

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Episode 313 - Welcome To The Party, Pal
29 Oct 2017 @ 05:59 am

Uncle Dunkle's back! Yes, Duncan from Podcast In A Half Shell joins us again this week, and brings with him a VERY early Christmas present, as we spotlight possibly the Greatest Christmas Movie Ever - Die Hard!

Yippee-Kai-Ay, motherlickers.

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Episode 312 - And Knowing Is Half The Battle
22 Oct 2017 @ 11:20 am

It's a blast from the past this week, as co-founder of Back to the Eighties, Jeremy joins us to check on how the podcast is doing - so quick, look busy! The Boss is here!

We'll also be doing some reminiscing, this time about GI Joe, Cobra, the state of the franchise, and asking why Hasbro doesn't seem to care less about one of it's heritage properties right now.

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The Nerva Beacon Podcast - Episode 7: The Second Doctor
14 Oct 2017 @ 07:16 am

Leigh and Glenn reconvene to have a bit of a chat about the second Doctor this week - a Doctor borne out of necessity, but also a Doctor that literally rewrote the rules and everything we thought we knew about the character!

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Episode 311 - He'll Save Every One Of Us
7 Oct 2017 @ 02:25 am

Claire Vaughan from Chapter Arts joins us this week to talk about a movie that's very close to both of our geeky hearts, a film maybe not considered good at the time, but has certainly become a massive cult classic now, and worthy of anyone's nerdy nostalgia - 1980's Flash Gordon!

If you're ever in Cardiff and want to visit Chapter, here's their website address: chapter.org

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Episode 310 - We Have The Power
1 Oct 2017 @ 12:24 pm

We have the awesomely awesome Chris Vint with us this week, to chat about a subject close to both our hearts (especially as Chris used to podcast about this very subject on the Masters of the Universe Chronicles) - Masters of the Universe, along with She-Ra and the Great Rebellion!

Nyahhhh.

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Episode 309 - Young Ones Shouldn't Be Afraid
24 Sep 2017 @ 08:35 am

Leigh's co-hosting again this week, and she's chosen to spotlight one of the best and most influential comdies of the 1980s - The Young Ones!

We'll be taking a look at Scumbag College's finest, their influence on the comedies that came later, and of course, praising the god-like genius that was Lord Sir Rik of Mayall.

You utter, utter, utter, utter bastards.

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Episode 308 - Here's To The Finest Crew In Starfleet!
17 Sep 2017 @ 10:49 am

Engage!

This week sees Glenn joined by one of the biggest Star Trek fans he knows - Mr Tony Thrustle - to talk about the Enterprise crew that came to be loved perhaps even more than the originals - we of course mean the crew from Star Trek: The Next Generation!

Grand.

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When The Music Stops: Masters of the Universe - Wings of Doom
14 Sep 2017 @ 04:53 am

It's a triumphant return for When The Music Stops, this time with a visit to Eternia, where Stratos and his wife Delora (yes, in Ladybird continuity she's his wife and not his sister) are being menaced by the Evil Lord of Destruction himself - Skeletor!

(Also, "Captain Blue" Ed Bishop is narrating. Also, he says "Avion" with a French inflection. This whole story is weird.)

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The Nerva Beacon Podcast - Episode 6
6 Sep 2017 @ 11:58 am

It's all about the First Doctor this week - the Original, you might say. From his possible early days on Gallifrey, to kidnapping teachers and almost murdering cavemen, to heartbreaking goodbyes of loved ones (and Chesterton) and his last days as more of a kindly Edwardian gentleman, Leigh and Glenn examine it all!

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