022 – Clowns And Frowns

“Fears Of A Clown” (Season 29, Episode 14)

After a short break to celebrate their home and native land (and to be terribly, terribly sick) the guys return with an episode that is the picture of what you could call a “mixed bag”.

Hosted by Patrick Brennan and Craig Mazerolle
Research by Craig Mazerolle
Produced by Patrick Brennan
Logo by Stephen Belyea
Featuring audio clips from The Simpsons episode “Fears Of A Clown” and the song “Everybody Loves A Clown” by Gary Lewis and the Playboys.
Theme – “Children’s TV 2” by Dorian Kelly

021 – Hard To Give A Duff

 

“Waiting For Duffman” (Season 26, Episode 17)

The guys are left wondering if their dreams of a Simpsons parody of “Waiting For Godot” will ever be realized after their hopes get dashed by this crappy episode.

Hosted by Patrick Brennan and Craig Mazerolle
Research by Craig Mazerolle
Produced by Patrick Brennan
Logo by Stephen Belyea
Featuring audio clips from The Simpsons episode “Waiting For Duffman” and the theme to Game of Thrones.
Theme – “Children’s TV 2” by Dorian Kelly

020 – Weaponized Beehive (Feat. Stephen Belyea)

“Orange Is The New Yellow” (Season 27, Episode 20)

Steve rejoins the guys for this stink-fest of an episode. Also, for some reason Pat thinks Marge’s mom is dead. What a dumb-dumb.

Hosted by Patrick Brennan and Craig Mazerolle
Research by Craig Mazerolle
Produced by Patrick Brennan
Logo by Stephen Belyea
Featuring audio clips from The Simpsons episode “Orange Is The New Yellow” and the Regina Spektor song “You’ve Got Time”.
Theme – “Children’s TV 2” by Dorian Kelly

019.5 – Lemon Of Troy (Minisode)

“Lemon Of Troy” (Season 6, Episode 24)

Pat talks about an episode he initially hated but has grown to love: “Lemon Of Troy”.

Hosted by Patrick Brennan
Research by Patrick Brennan
Produced by Patrick Brennan
Featuring audio clips from The Simpsons episode “Lemon of Troy”.
Logo by Stephen Belyea
Theme – “Children’s TV 2” by Dorian Kelly

019 – Gotta Get ‘Em All

“Looking For Mr. Goodbart” (Season 28, Episode 20)

In a show first, Pat and Craig butt heads over whether or not this later-year Simpsons episode is a keeper or a reeker.  

Hosted by Patrick Brennan & Craig Mazerolle
Research by Craig Mazerolle
Produced by Patrick Brennan
Logo by Stephen Belyea
Featuring audio clips from The Simpsons episode “Looking For Mr. Goodbart”.
Theme – “Children’s TV 2” by Dorian Kelly

018 – Guffaw-mageddon

“Homer Goes To Prep School” (Season 24, Episode 9)

Fridge-ra-tors! Fridge-ra-tors! On this week’s episode we enjoy yet another surprisingly great later-year Simpsons episode, this one involving Homer joining a gang of Doomsday preppers.  

Hosted by Patrick Brennan & Craig Mazerolle
Research by Craig Mazerolle
Produced by Patrick Brennan
Logo by Stephen Belyea
Featuring audio clips from The Simpsons episode “Homer Goes To Prep School”, and the song “Underground” by Tom Waits.
Theme – “Children’s TV 2” by Dorian Kelly

017 – Ay Caramba X5

With the Frinktron 5000 on the fritz, Craig and Pat are forced to improvise and decide to review some random Simpsons-related merchandise.

Hosted by Patrick Brennan & Craig Mazerolle
Research by Craig Mazerolle
Produced by Patrick Brennan
Logo by Stephen Belyea
Featuring audio clips from The Simpsons episode “Homie the Clown”.
Theme – “Children’s TV 2” by Dorian Kelly

016.5 – You Got The Dud! (Minisode)

“Summer of 4f Ft. 2” (Season 7, Episode 25)

The title says it all for this minisode.

Hosted by Craig Mazerolle
Research by Craig Mazerolle
Produced by Patrick Brennan
Logo by Stephen Belyea
Featuring audio clips from The Simpsons episode “Summer of 4 Ft. 2”
Theme – “Children’s TV 2” by Dorian Kelly

016 – Baby Octopus Walk

“The Cad and the Hat” (Season 28, Episode 15)

It might be a weird one but this week’s episode was definitely watchable, and that’s something we can all be happy about. Plus Craig unearths some choice trivia about Michael Richards’ failed solo sitcom. Win-win!

Hosted by Patrick Brennan & Craig Mazerolle
Research by Craig Mazerolle
Produced by Patrick Brennan
Logo by Stephen Belyea
Featuring audio clips from The Simpsons episode “Cad and the Hat”, and the song “Wouldn’t It Be Nice” by The Beach Boys.
Theme – “Children’s TV 2” by Dorian Kelly

015.5 – Lisa’s Pony (Minisode)

“Lisa’s Pony” (Season 3, Episode 8)

Pat continues his trend of getting overly personal about his personal favorite Simpsons episodes, with this week’s victim being the classic “Lisa’s Pony”. He also makes a BIG ANNOUNCEMENT about his life that he technically already made in an early episode but whatever.

Hosted by Patrick Brennan
Research by Patrick Brennan
Produced by Patrick Brennan
Logo by Stephen Belyea
Theme – “Children’s TV 2” by Dorian Kelly

015 – Random Word Generator

“Teenage Mutant Milk-Caused Hurdles” (Season 27, Episode 11)

This week, Pat and Craig talk about one of the most mindbogglingly strange Simpsons episode they’ve ever come across.

Hosted by Patrick Brennan & Craig Mazerolle
Research by Craig Mazerolle
Produced by Patrick Brennan
Logo by Stephen Belyea
Featuring audio from The Simpsons episode, “Teenage Mutant Milk-Caused Hurdles”
Theme – “Children’s TV 2” by Dorian Kelly

014.5 – Barts Gets An F (Minisode)

“Bart Gets An F” (Season 2, Episode 1)

For this week’s minisode, Pat dives into one of his first ever Simpsons viewings and talks about why he thinks Bart is more than just a slingshot and skateboard. 

Hosted by Patrick Brennan
Research by Patrick Brennan
Produced by Patrick Brennan
Logo by Stephen Belyea
Theme – “Children’s TV 2” by Dorian Kelly

014 – Voodoo Nightmare

“What To Expect When Bart’s Expecting” (Season 25, Episode 19)

Remember last week when Pat said there was no way this episode would be about Bart getting someone pregnant? Remember how preposterous that sounded!?!

Hosted by Patrick Brennan & Craig Mazerolle
Research by Craig Mazerolle
Produced by Patrick Brennan
Logo by Stephen Belyea
Theme – “Children’s TV 2” by Dorian Kelly

013 – Not A Children’s Fight Club

“The Kids Are All Fight” (Season 26, Episode 19)

New guest alert! Steve Belyea (co-host of The Dust Off podcast, fearless leader of the Station Zed network, and creator of the Frinktron 5000) joins Craig and Pat on today’s episode.

Hosted by Craig Mazerolle
Research by Craig Mazerolle
Produced by Patrick Brennan
Logo by Stephen Belyea
Theme – “Children’s TV 2” by Dorian Kelly

012 – Back In My Day

“Let’s Go Fly A Coot” (Season 26, Episodes 20)

Last week’s Simpsons episode was a surprise hit with Craig and Pat, but if we’ve learned anything so far on our journey together it’s that what comes up must come down.

Hosted by Patrick Brennan and Craig Mazerolle
Research by Craig Mazerolle
Produced by Patrick Brennan
Logo by Stephen Belyea
Theme – “Children’s TV 2” by Dorian Kelly