This episode: Sortino is absent. We still like 11.22.63. Masterchef Junior is better than Masterchef Senior. Marshall explains American Idol. Sarah breaks down Spotlight and The Big Short. Marshall goes primal for Far Cry. Bryn read some new comics but hates spiders.
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Hired for sponsoring this week's show! Show Notes 0:08 - Heart! (from Captain Planet) 3:02 - Opening to Far Cry Primal 3:38 - Neil DeGrasse Tyson, Cosmos ( 1980 and 2014), and Carl Sagan 3:52 - The Pale Blue Dot 4:31 - "Fhloston Paradise" from The Fifth Element 4:44 - "Multipass" 5:56 - SKIP TO 17:24 TO AVOID 11.22.63 SPOILERS 5:56 - 11.22.63 8:46 - The redhead dude's name is Bill Turcotte, played by George MacKay. 11:28 - Patton Oswalt 11:56 - Final Destination 12:42 - Deus Ex the game vs. deus ex machina 13:50 - Jack Ruby and the conspiracies 17:24 - House of Cards 17:32 - Donald Trump brags about the size of his penis 19:00 - Robin Wright is Princess Buttercup from The Princess Bride and Jenny from Forrest Gump 19:53 - Kevin Spacey's impressions 20:12 - Inside the Actor's Studio 20:30 - Masterchef Junior 20:41 - Masterchef (Senior) 21:12 - Gordon Ramsey 21:25 - Hell's Kitchen 22:36 - American Idol 22:47 - Sanjaya 22:54 - Joe Bastianich and Christina Tosi 24:01 - The Great British Baking Show 25:45 - Editor's Note: According to the IMDb page, it seems The Great British Baking Show and The Great British Bake Off are two names for the same show. 26:10 - Miss Mary (Berry) and Paul Hollywood (the other judge) 26:35 - Paula Deen 27:24 - Gordon Ramsay's Ultimate Cookery Course 27:58 - Alton Brown and Good Eats 28:29 - Bill Nye, the Science Guy 29:26 - Graham Elliot, Lidia Bastianich, and Felidia 30:08 - Patch Adams 30:28 - Getting slimed on Nickelodeon 31:57 - American Idol 32:48 - Simon Cowell, Paula Abdul, and Randy Jackson 34:27 - Jennifer Lopez, Keith Urban, and Harry Connick, Jr. 36:11 - Shelby Tweten 36:37 - Air Guitarist Magic Cyclops 36:50 - Larry Platt - "Pants on the Ground" 37:00 - William Hung - "She Bangs" 37:42 - David Archuletta - "Imagine" 39:30 - Search " primary results" 39:45 - Search " oscars 2016" 40:24 - Spotlight and The Big Short 40:57 - Zodiac 41:36 - Michael Keaton, Mark Ruffalo, and Rachel McAdams 44:29 - Sub-prime mortgage crisis 45:00 - Margot Robbie plays Harley Quinn in Suicide Squad 45:28 - Ferris Bueller's Day Off 45:47 - Gambler's fallacy 44:50 - Darrell Hammond as Donald Trump on SNL 49:09 - The Witcher 3: Blood and Wine DLC 49:19 - Just Cause 3 50:34 - Best of Stifler (NSFW) from American Pie 51:47 - Hot Coffee mod from Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas 53:18 - Far Cry Primal 58:54 - Minecraft 59:02 - Oculus Rift 1:00:42 - Don't Starve 1:01:21 - ARK: Survival Evolved, Rust, and DayZ 1:03:07 - Red Dead Redemption 1:05:29 - Editor's Note: "Skinchanger" is what the A Song of Ice and Fire series calles shapeshifters. 1:06:35 - Editor's Note: Marshall is referring to the Batman: Arkham series's detective mode and Tomb Raider's survival instincts. 1:09:35 - Metroid, Mega Man, Shadow Complex, and Assassin's Creed 1:13:50 - Tom Clancy's The Division 1:16:45 - Avengers Standoff: Assault to Pleasant Hill #1 1:17:07 - Civil War (2015) 1:17:24 - X-Men: Battle of the Atom 1:18:11 - Daredevil/Punisher: Seventh Circle Infinite Comic 1:18:26 - Black Widow (2016-) 1:19:50 - The Wicked + The Divine 1:20:41 - Spider-Woman (2015-) and Spider-Gwen (2015-) 1:20:54 - Jessica Drew 1:22:17 - Web Warriors (2015-) 1:22:47 - Spidey, The Amazing Spider-Man, Spider-Man (2016-), and Silk (2015-) 1:23:26 - Amazing Spider-Man & Silk: Spider(Fly) Effect Infinite Comic