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Episode 85 – Holiday Hijinks Part 2

Welcome back everyone and we hope you are all having a happy holidays! The boys are back for their FINAL episode of the year and they hope you’ve all kept up with the ‘8 days of Christmas’ list! On this episode they discuss and review the top 4 movies on the list starting with ‘The Santa Clause‘ @ (0:06:10), and then ‘ELF‘ @ (0:23:18) immediately after. They finish the episode with an long discussion on the top 2 movies ‘Home Alone‘ and ‘Home Alone 2: Lost In New York‘ @ (0:38:40). Join them for all that and much more COUCH POTATO SCORES (1-10 scale): The Santa Clause: Rom – 8, Angelo – 8, Gab – 7 ELF: Rom – 8, Angelo – 9, Gab – 9 Home Alone 2: Lost In New York: Rom – 10, Angelo – 10, Gab – 7 Home Alone: Rom – 10, Angelo – 10, Gab – 6 You can also stream the episode on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, or iHeart Radio.

Episode 84 – Holiday Hijinks Part 1

It’s beginning to look a lot like… POD time! Welcome back everyone for the first of this years holiday hijinks episodes! The boys are on the couch counting down their “EIGHT days til Christmas” movie list! Much like they did during the Halloween season, they wanted to give you all a list of MUST WATCH holiday movies for you to start ASAP! They start by reviewing #8 ‘Batman Returns‘ @ (0:03:45), then #7 ‘How The Grinch Stole Christmas‘ (1967 or 2000) @ (0:23:50), #6 ‘The Family Stone‘ @ (0:42:10), and finally, #5 ‘Christmas Vacation‘ @ (01:00:50). They then end the episode discussing the possible shake up of the movie industry by one company choosing to make their 2021 slate of movies available to stream AND theaters @ (01:10:35). Make sure to tune in next week too for the rest of the list, including their top 4 holidays movies of all time! COUCH POTATO SCORES (1-10 scale): Batman Returns (1992): Rom – 8, Angelo – 8, Gab – 9 How The Grinch Stole Christmas (1967): Rom – 6, …

‘The Mandalorian’ Season 2 Finale Breakdown; What’s Happening Next Year!?

WHAT a season finale to The Mandalorian. There is so much to unpack from this! Therefore wasting no time- let’s break it down. Grogu: After sixteen chapters it would appear that our time with the baby Yoda has come to a close. Luke Skywalker (we’ll get to him in a moment) was the jedi to answer Grogu’s call. He single handedly destroys the dark troopers and takes the young one to be trained as a Jedi. Is this goodbye? Well, Yoda lived over 900 years. By the events of The Force Awakens it seems that either Grogu is long gone from Luke’s attempts to revive the Order or he was murdered by Kylo and the Knights of Ren. With the insane popularity surrounding him and the confirmation of four (?) Star Wars series around this time period, I am in high doubts that this is the last we’ll see of our little green friend. I’m sure within the chunk of shows coming in the near future he will be very much alive and well. I …

Episode 83 – Couch Runners 2020

The year is 2020. The world is under a once in a century global pandemic, “Covid-19” a.k.a. the “Coronavirus”, and all feels lost and full of despair. Little did people know though, that there were 3 men, sitting on a couch, recording a podcast, that could possible change the world for the better. Welcome everyone for this week’s dystopian future episode of the 17 Waverly pod! Today we review 3 special, future related movies, starting with ‘Blade Runner’ (1982) @ (0:06:35), ‘Blade Runner 2049’ (2017) @ (0:42:45), and finally ‘Idiocracy (2006) @ (0:00:00). So, if you value your future, come join us for all that and much more!  COUCH POTATO SCORES (1-10 scale): Blade Runner (1982): Rom – 9, Angelo – 7, Gab – 7 Blade Runner 2049 (2017): Rom – 7, Angelo – 5, Gab – 4 Idiocracy (2006): Rom – 6, Angelo – 6, Gab – 6 You can also stream the episode on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, or Google Podcasts.

Episode 82 – Royally Flushed

Welcome one and all, whether you are commoner or sovereign, we hope you brought your finest tunics and tiaras as the fine gentlemen of the 17 Waverly Podcast are back for a very royal episode. This week’s pageantry is focused on everything that is noble and monarchical, starting with a review of season 4 of ‘The Crown’ @ (0:06:30). We then give a full review of probably one of the hottest shows of the year ‘Queen’s Gambit’ @ (0:44:45) and we end the show with a review of the 2001 film ‘Princess Diaries’ @ (01:04:00). Grab some tea and scones and join us for all that and much more! COUCH POTATO SCORES (1-10 scale): The Crown (Season 4): Rom – 9, Angelo – N/A, Gab – 9 Queen’s Gambit: Rom – 9, Angelo – 9, Gab – 8 Princess Diaries (2001): Rom – 3, Angelo – 7, Gab – 9 Listen here: You can also stream the episode on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, or Google Podcasts.

Episode 81 – Movies That Cook

Happy Thanksgiving to all our family and friends of the show that are celebrating! Welcome to this week’s family, fun, and more importantly FOOD filled episode of the 17 Waverly Podcast. Since a big part of the Thanksgiving holiday is eating a ridiculous amount of food, we decided to review movies that give us all the BEST of cuisine. We first review ‘Chef’ (2014) @ (0:05:45), then ‘Big Night’ (1996) @ (0:34:50), and finally ‘Tortilla Soup’ (2001) @ (0:59:35). Come spend some time with us for all that and much more! COUCH POTATO SCORES (1-10 scale): Chef (2014): Rom – 10, Angelo – 8, Gab – 9 Big Night (1996): Rom – 9, Angelo – 8, Gab – 9 Tortilla Soup (2001): Rom – 7, Angelo – 7, Gab – 7 Listen here: You can also stream the episode on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, or Google Podcasts.

Episode 80 – Gamers Unite

Welcome back folks for this weeks action packed episode of the 17 Waverly Podcast. This week we decided that the recent releases of new video game consoles was a good enough reason to watch movies dedicated to video games. We start the episode with short tribute to the late Alex Trebek, followed by reviews of ‘Resident Evil’ (2002) @ (0:08:45), ‘Sonic The Hedgehog’ (2020) @ (0:23:00), and finally ‘Super Mario Brothers’ (1993) @ (0:42:30). Join us on the couch for all that and much more! COUCH POTATO SCORES (1-10 scale): Resident Evil (2002): Rom – 1, Angelo – 3, Gab – 1 Sonic The Hedgehog (2020): Rom – 7, Angelo – 6, Gab – 9 Super Mario Brothers (1993): Rom – 3, Angelo – 7, Gab – 4 Listen here: You can also stream the episode on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, or Google Podcasts.

Episode 79 – The Jellical Pod

Come one, come all, to this weeks episode of the 17 Waverly Podcast! We know the country is in a rather anxious period right now so we decided to give you all something to take your mind off it all. Join us as we review and discuss 3 of the WORST movies of all time. We begin the episode reviewing ‘CATS’ (2019) @ (0:04:00), then ‘Catwoman’ (2004) @ (0:33:30), and finally ‘I Know Who Killed Me’ @ (0:53:00). We finish the episode with a deep dive into the 1st episode of the new season of Disney’s ‘The Mandalorian’ @ (1:07:15). Join us for all that and more! Rest in peace to Sir Sean Connery! COUCH POTATO SCORES (1-10 scale): CATS (2019): Rom – 2, Angelo – 2, Gab – 4 Catwoman (2004): Rom – 1, Angelo – 1, Gab – 3 I Know Who Killed Me: Rom – 4, Angelo – 6, Gab – 3 Listen here: You can also stream the episode on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, or Google Podcasts.

Episode 78 – Halloween Hijinks Part 3

Welcome back everyone to the last episode of our Halloween Hijinks special! On this episode we are giving you guys the FINAL 4 movies on our #REAL13Nights of Halloween list plus a deep dive discussion about each one. We review ‘The Exorcist’ (1973) @ (0:06:45), ‘The Shining’ @ (0:25:00), ‘The Nightmare Before Christmas’ @ (0:42:15), and finally our NUMBER 1 Halloween movie ‘Hocus Pocus’ @ (0:52:30). Come join us on this hilarious episode for that and much more. Happy Halloween everyone! COUCH POTATO SCORES (1-10 scale): The Exorcist (1973): Rom – 8, Angelo – 8, Gab – 8 The Shining: Rom – 7, Angelo – 8, Gab – 6 The Nightmare Before Christmas: Rom – 7, Angelo – 7, Gab – 5 Hocus Pocus: Rom – 10, Angelo – 10, Gab – 9 Listen here: You can also stream the episode on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, or Google Podcasts.

Episode 77 – Halloween Hijinks Part 2

The 17 Waverly Pod boys are back the for the next installment in our 3 part Halloween special! This episode is full of new spooky and funny Halloween material as it was last week. We start the show off with a review of the HBO Max remake of ‘The Witches’ @ (0:03:00), then a length review of another HBO show ‘Lovecraft Country’ @ (0:24:30), and finally with a review of the funny Netflix movie ‘Vampires vs The Bronx’ @ (0:50:45). We finish the episode, continuing our list of the REAL 13 nights of Halloween, by discussing our next 5 movies on the list and why we chose them. Grab a snack, come join us for that and much more! COUCH POTATO SCORES (1-10 scale): The Witches (2020): Rom – 7, Angelo – 7, Gab – 7 Lovecraft Country: Rom – 9, Angelo – 8, Gab – 8 Vampires vs The Bronx: Rom – 8, Angelo – 8, Gab – 9 Listen here: You can also stream the episode on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, or Google Podcasts.