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

029 – This Episode Needs Improv-ment (Feat. Dusty Green)

“Simprovised” (Season 29, Episode 8)

Dusty Green returns to help Pat make sense of this head-scratcher of an episode.

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

028 – Days of Future Lisa’s Past (Feat. Chris Nyarady & Keegan Flick-Parker)

“Mr. Lisa’s Opus” (Season 29, Episode 8)

With Craig living it up in Europe, Pat is joined by not one but TWO guest hosts: the incomparable Chris and Keegan from the new Station Zed podcast Boozing and Bonding!

Hosted by Patrick Brennan, Chris Nyarady and Keegan Flick-Parker.
Research by Patrick Brennan
Produced by Patrick Brennan
Logo by Stephen Belyea
Featuring audio clips from The Simpsons episode “Mr. Lisa’s Opus”.
Theme – “Children’s TV 2” by Dorian Kelly

027 – Bad Dads and Lads

“Dad Behaviour” (Season 28, Episode 8)

Craig and Pat marvel at this strange episode that somehow manages to use Grandpa Simpson possibly getting someone pregnant as its B-Story. What’s its A-Story? Tune in and find out!

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

026 – I Like You, Manacek (Feat. Jake Martin)

“Homer Is Where The Art Isn’t” (Season 29, Episode 12)

Wrestle Daddy Jake Martin stops by just in time to watch this surprisingly wonderful Simpsons send-up of the obscure 1970’s detective show, “Banacek”.

Hosted by Patrick Brennan, Craig Mazerolle, and Jake Martin
Research by Craig Mazerolle
Produced by Patrick Brennan
Logo by Stephen Belyea
Featuring audio clips from The Simpsons episode “Homer Is Where The Art Isn’t”.
Theme – “Children’s TV 2” by Dorian Kelly

025 – The Return

“The Wreck Of The Relationship” (Season 26, Episode 2)

After a short summer hiatus, Craig and Pat are back! On this week’s episode they take to the high seas with this quality outing featuring the fantastic Nick Offerman.

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 Wreck Of The Relationship”.
Theme – “Children’s TV 2” by Dorian Kelly

024 – I’ve Been Calling Her Crandell (Feat. Matt Clarke)

“Blazed And Confused” (Season 26, Episode 7)

New guest alert! The wonderful Matt Clarke joins us for the Burning Man parody every Simpsons fan has been asking for. FINALLY!

Hosted by Patrick Brennan, Craig Mazerolle, and Matt Clarke
Research by Craig Mazerolle
Produced by Patrick Brennan
Logo by Stephen Belyea
Featuring audio clips from The Simpsons episode “Blazed And Confused”.
Theme – “Children’s TV 2” by Dorian Kelly

023 – Sweaty Bald Boys (Feat. Matt Goodwin)

“The Old Blue Mayor She Ain’t What She Used To Be” (Season 29, Episode 6)

The Dynamic Duo, plus first-time guest Matt Goodwin, endure record temperatures in Pat’s apartment, but thankfully also get to watch a solid Simpsons episode.

Hosted by Patrick Brennan, Craig Mazerolle, and Matt Goodwin
Research by Craig Mazerolle
Produced by Patrick Brennan
Logo by Stephen Belyea
Featuring audio clips from The Simpsons episode “The Old Blue Mayor She Ain’t What She Used To Be”.
Theme – “Children’s TV 2” by Dorian Kelly

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