All posts tagged: TV Review

Episode 70 – Rad Dads

We made it to episode 70! Though we had a different agenda announced last week we decided (in classic 17 Waverly fashion) to take a sharp left with a different idea. Therefore, this week we hope you join us as we talk about DAD movies. No, not the deadbeat kind, but rather films depicting the best of the best. For this episode’s discussion, we have ‘Mrs. Doubtfire’ (1993) starring Robin Williams, Pierce Brosnan, and Sally Fields @ (0:03:45) and ‘John Q’ (2002) starring Denzel Washington, Robert Duvall, Anne Heche, and Kimberly Elise @ (0:28:45). The classic movie for the week is the 1962 adaptation of ‘To Kill a Mockingbird’ starring Gregory Peck, Mary Bedham, Brock Peters, and, once again, Robert Duvall @ (0:51:30). Lastly, while on the subject of fathers, we just couldn’t leave without reviewing season 2 of the best super-powered daddy issues on Netflix, ‘The Umbrella Academy’ @ (1:09:45). COUCH POTATO SCORES (Out of 10): Mrs. Doutbfire: Rom – 8, Angelo – 7, Gab – 6 John Q: Rom – 9, Angelo – 8, Gab – 8 To …

Episode 64 – Big Pussy Gets Popped

We are back, and this week we are once again giving you an episode that has absolutely nothing to do with what we said last week. That’s the couch for you! On this special episode we dive into HBO’s The Sopranos. Join us as we hit season highlights, episodes we considered series defining, the controversial?, epic?, perfect? series finale, and more of Gab’s existential rants inspired by one of the best shows in television history. Stream the episode on Spotify below, Apple Podcasts, or Google Podcasts.

Episode 63 – The Gaypisode Deux

Welcome back to the couch! As it is pride month we decided to, you guessed it, have our Gaypisode part deux! This week we’re taking a look at the Disney+ animated short, “Out” (0:03:50), the French film “Portrait of a Lady on Fire” (0:17:00), the 1970s film adaptation of “The Boys in the Band” (0:37:30), and lastly, trying our best to end on a light note,  we talk about  the hilarious “Bird Cage” (01:06:20) starring Robin Williams (RIP) and Nathan Lane. Download the episode: Stream the episode on Spotify below, Apple Podcasts, or Google Podcasts.

The Pod Appreciates: Tiger King

Welcome everyone for another seemingly RARE installment of ‘The Pod Appreciates’ series here at the 17 Waverly Podcast! We have decided that this episode will focus on the very popular Netflix doc-series titled ‘Tiger King’. Join us as we break down the show by each episode and try to discuss each insane plot twist as it happens in order. Do we think Joe Exotic is a good guy? Did Carole Baskin kill her husband? Who should play these characters in a movie? We discuss all that and more!

Episode 55 – Love Is NOT Blind

The gang is back and we are on the couch for episode 55 of the 17 Waverly Podcast! In today’s episode we give a deep and thorough discussion into the new Netflix reality show ‘Love is Blind’. We spend the majority of our time this week discussing each couple from the show, what makes them insane/hilarious, and finally our predictions for how they will end up by the reunion show. We finish this week’s episode by giving our thoughts on the recent images that leaked of the new Batman suit from the upcoming Batman movie starring Robert Pattinson. Come join us on the couch, you wont regret it!

Episode 53 – The Golden Beer

Welcome back to the couch folks! We are watching the CLASSIC ‘Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory (1971)’ and breaking down the Academy Awards that recently took place (0:10:50). We discuss award winners (big night for Parasite), losers and even some of the speeches. We then get into a good breakdown of all of this years Razzie nominees (0:43:45) and then a review of a new Apple TV+ show called ‘Little America’ (0:50:50). We close the show by getting in our gossip bag and discussing the recent drama surrounding Amber Heard vs Johnny Depp (1:04:30), all that and much more!

Episode 51 – Legendary Farewell

We are BACK on the couch for episode 51!  We may be a television and film podcast but it only felt right to open the show to reflect on the tragedy that took the lives of the legendary Kobe Bryant, his daughter Gianna, and seven other souls. While attempting to transition into usual business- This week we also want to review season 2 of Netflix’s Sex Education (00:24:45)! Do we agree with Eric’s choice between Adam and Gay Drake- I mean Rahim? How many times DO we say anal douching? What’s the deal with Maive and this new guy? We’ll give you our irrelevant takes! Next, it wouldn’t be the couch if we didn’t jump on hot topics WEEKS after they’ve become room temperature. Therefore, we dive into the three-part docu-series on Aaron Hernandez (00:40:45) and give our thoughts on that mess. Lastly, stick around as we chat about the South Korean oscar nominated film making waves; Parasite (00:59:00). Is it as good as everyone says? How does it blend comedy, drama, and suspense? Well, we’ll give …

Ep 48 – We Are Figuring This Out

The new decade is upon us! Welcome back folks it’s 2020 and we are back on the couch for our end of the 2010’s wrap up episode! Join us today as we watch the movie ‘Dinner for Schmucks’, discuss the finale of Disney’s ‘The Mandalorian’ (0:08:30) and what we think the future of the Star Wars franchise will be. We then end the episode discussing our top 5 movies of the past decade (0:36:30) and why. Come join us for an hour of fire discussion.

Episode 45 – The Lie Algorithm

Ah yes, just when you think we are gone for good, we come right back. Welcome back everyone, we are back on the couch after our millionth hiatus. We have a lot to discuss today starting with the finale of HBO’s Silicon Valley (0:05:30) and then we dive into our review of the ‘The Irishman’ on Netflix (0:17:30). We round out the episode discussing the latest episodes of ‘Watchmen’, ‘SEE’, ‘Servant’ and ‘The Mandalorian’. Come join us on for all that and much more sprinkled in.