044 – Crippling Existential Crisis (S: 26, E:5)

“Opposites O-Frack” (Season 26, Episode 5)

The Simpsons swerve back into “Issues” territory, with this episode which tackles fracking. You can probably guess how it goes.

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 “Opposites O-Frack”.
Theme – “Children’s TV 2” by Dorian Kelly

043 – Wafting on a Zephyr

“Love Is A Many Strangled Thing” (Season 22, Episode 17)

Pat and Craig go back in time to the year 2011! They talk about their past lives, Pat’s new belief in the occult, and a fantastic episode from that year.

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 “Love Is A Many Strangled Thing”, “No More Mr. Nice Guy” by Alice Cooper, and “Spooky Old Graveyard” by Thomas Grillo.
Theme – “Children’s TV 2” by Dorian Kelly

042 – Blade Rummy

“Simpsorama” (Season 26, Episode 6)

After last week’s stinker and dark contemplations, Pat and Craig turn to alcohol to make it through their next outing. And wouldn’t you just know it: this crossover episode is actually amazing! Isn’t that always the way?

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 “Simpsorama”, a commercial for “Tombstone Pizza”, and the theme (sorta) to “Futurama”.
Theme – “Children’s TV 2” by Dorian Kelly

041 – Hard Foul

“22 For 30” (Season 28, Episode 17)

After having sat through this turd of an episode, and with the show’s one year anniversary looming, Pat and Craig wonder whether their stamina for later-year Simpsons has been drained.   

 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 “22 For 30” and the song “Basketball” by Kurtis Blow.
Theme – “Children’s TV 2” by Dorian Kelly

040 – Hot Dog Caboose

“Fatzcarraldo” (Season 28, Episode 14)

The guys finally tackle Pat’s white whale with this strangely alluring episode.

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 “Fatzcarraldo”.
Theme – “Children’s TV 2” by Dorian Kelly

039 – Not Pizza Friday!?

“The Kid Is All Right” (Season 25, Episode 6)

Craig and Pat get back into the swing of things with this politically charged(??) 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 “The Kid Is All Right” and the song “One” by Harry Nilsson.
Theme – “Children’s TV 2” by Dorian Kelly

038 – A Commotion at the Telegraph Office (Feat. Jake Martin)

“The Burns Cage” (Season 27, Episode 17)

We’re back! Pat’s now a dad, Craig has a new apartment, and we’ve got a pretty decent episode of the Simpsons on the docket. Life is good! Oh, and Jake Martin returns too!

Hosted by Patrick Brennan, Craig Mazerolle, Jake Martin
Research by Craig Mazerolle
Produced by Patrick Brennan
Logo by Stephen Belyea
Featuring audio clips from The Simpsons episode “The Burns Cage” and the song “This Guy’s In Love With You” by Herb Alpert.
Theme – “Children’s TV 2” by Dorian Kelly

037 – Insert Space Joke Here (Feat. Norah Kennedy)

“The Man Who Came To Be Dinner” (Season 26, Episode 10)

The guys, and special guest Norah Kennedy, blast off into an episode featuring everyone’s favorite Simpsons alien duo.

Hosted by Patrick Brennan, Craig Mazerolle, Norah Kennedy
Research by Craig Mazerolle
Produced by Patrick Brennan
Logo by Stephen Belyea
Featuring audio clips from The Simpsons episode “The Man Who Came To Be Dinner” and the theme to Star Trek.
Theme – “Children’s TV 2” by Dorian Kelly

036 – We Are In Hell

“Havana Wild Weekend” (Season 28, Episode 7)

Craig finally hits rock bottom.

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 “Havana Wild Weekend”.
Theme – “Children’s TV 2” by Dorian Kelly

035 – 1st Annual Post-Halloween Halloween Special

“Treehouse of Horror” (Parts 13, 19, 20, & 28)

What’s spookier than a Halloween special that airs on Halloween? A Halloween special that airs a week after Halloween. HALLOWEEEEeeeeEEeeen!

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 Treehouse of Horror” (Parts 13, 19, 20, & 28).
Theme – “Children’s TV 2” by Dorian Kelly

034 – Miami Joe

“YOLO” (Season 25, Episode 4)

The guys attempt to deal with a shockingly good episode as well as a bone of contention that could end their friendship forever.

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 “YOLO”.
Theme – “Children’s TV 2” by Dorian Kelly

033 – Serf’s Up!

“The Serfsons” (Season 29, Episode 1)

Patrick’s bitterness reaches new heights as he and Craig breakdown last season’s flawed but fun premier.

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 “The Serfsons”.
Theme – “Children’s TV 2” by Dorian Kelly

032 – Bull-eep

“Bull-E” (Season 26, Episode 21)

Springfield passes an anti-bullying law and Ned finally calls Homer out on his crap. Sounds like a good episode, right? Well….

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 “Bull-E” and “Wipe Out” by The Surfaris.
Theme – “Children’s TV 2” by Dorian Kelly

031 – Dem Golden Slippers

“Mr. Burns’ Fleeing Circus” (Season 28, Episode 1)

Sometimes the episode you never wanted turns out to be the one you needed all along. Or something like that. Anyways, this week Mr. Burns puts on a talent show or something.

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 “Mr. Burns’ Fleeing Circus” and “Oh Dem Golden Slippers” by Frank Luther.
Theme – “Children’s TV 2” by Dorian Kelly

030 – A Dead Bug’s Life

“Penny-Wiseguys” (Season 24, Episode 5)

Craig survived his travels in Europe and rejoins Pat for an episode that features both an all-time great celebrity cameo and one of the grossest story-lines in recent memory. Hurrah!

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 “Penny-Wiseguys” and “Hungarian Rhapsody no. 2” by Franz Liszt.
Theme – “Children’s TV 2” by Dorian Kelly