Worst Episode Ever #123: National House of Pancakes

Worst Episode Ever #123: National House of Pancakes

S15E13 - Smart and Smarter

Goth-adjacent Jack and Dan watch Season 15's Smart & Smarter, an episode where Lisa becomes jealous of Maggie's genius, sabotages her, and loses her identity. What should they call the second Simpsons movie? How much should we talk about pop culture? Is this the break? All that plus Wiggum-Nothing Corner, the Jedi vapors, Pontius Berry, and Smart and Smarterer: When Maggie Met Lisa. 

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Worst Episode Ever #119: Me Jack, You Dan

Worst Episode Ever #119: Me Jack, You Dan

S15E12 - Milhouse Doesn't Live Here Anymore

Don't jerk us around and listen to Jack and Dan watch Season 15's "Milhouse Doesn't Live Here Anymore," an episode where Bart and Lisa get too close for comfort and Homer becomes a hobo and shouts gibberish, because comedy. Why did we lose 90% of our audience? Do happy people play the harmonica? Why was Dan asked to stop using the sensory deprivation tank? All that plus Simpsons Fashion Police, RSJWs, panhandlin', and The Reawakening of Vincent Vega. 

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Worst Episode Ever #115: Dewy, Dewy Come

Worst Episode Ever #115: Dewy, Dewy Come

S15E04 - The Regina Monologues

 

Jack and Dan are live on Periscope to formally say goodbye to their original Bay Ridge studio and watch Season 15's The Regina Monologues, a Moon party and guest star-filled Simpsons Go To London episode. What's the opposite of oomph? Do you want to live with Jack and Dan? Who's the fourth member of Dart for Dart's Sake? All that plus Nilpod, "We're Here" episodes, Frew Stretch, and the Podcast's New Clothes.

 

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Worst Episode Ever #109: Let 'Im Riff

Worst Episode Ever #109: Let 'Im Riff

S15E05 - The Fat and the Furriest

Podcast's Bravest Jack and Dan watch Season 15's The Fat and the Furriest, an episode featuring a lot of riffing that's sort of like Moby Dick except the whale is a bear and Homer is Iron Man. Who is older, Rod or Todd? What is Horse Code? What's the ideal plot of Avengers 3? All that, plus neuronics, Bearmember, and the Steven Weber Podcast.

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Worst Episode Ever #81: Mid-Podcast Snack

Worst Episode Ever #81: Mid-Podcast Snack

S15E02 - My Mother the Carjacker

Jack, Dan and special guest Mike Walls come out of hibernation to watch Season 15's My Mother the Carjacker, the Robocop 3 to season 7's Mother Simpson, featuring the return of Glenn Close as Homer's fugitive Mom. (Apparently Mother's Day was last week? WEE make our own rules though.) What happened to Chief Wiggum? Will we reset the iTunes odometer? Why might we eat our guests? All that plus prisoner prods, law-laws, and robot hot dogs. 

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Worst Episode Ever #61: Butts and Lemonade

Worst Episode Ever #61: Butts and Lemonade

S15E06 - Today I am a Clown

Dan & Jack celebrate a Happy Hanukkah by watching Krusty get bar mitzvahed with his father and Mr. T in Season 15's "Today I Am a Clown." What do agnostics get for Christmas? How do you train for a bar mitzvah? And who will be voted off the WEE Bus Stop? All that, plus torturing immortals, poohounds, and the suburban American dream. 

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Worst Episode Ever #38: Extra Beat Alarm

Worst Episode Ever #38: Extra Beat Alarm

S15E15 - Co-Dependent's Day

In this WEE episode with too many beats, Dan & Jack cover a Simpsons episode with too many beats—season 15’s Co-Dependent’s Day. This much-reviled storyline features Homer framing Marge for his DUI and an entire act devoted to Cosmic Wars. WEE were this close to naming this week’s episode “A Crappy Nail in a Shitty Piece of Wood,” so you know it’s going to be a good one. Is this Homer’s lowest point ever? Do Jack & Dan record every episode upside-down? Who starred in the short-lived revival Laugh Command ’89? All this plus Dan smokes too much hashtag, Jack sings as much of Rehab as he can legally afford, Business Disney Corner and no Leonardo DiCaprio whatsoever… for now.

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Worst Episode Ever #4: Alf's Back... In Pod Form

Worst Episode Ever #4: Alf's Back... In Pod Form

S15E21 – Bart-Mangled Banner

Jack and Dan look out the window at the old cemetery, then watch “Bart-Mangled Banner,” a season 15 episode that skewers post-9/11 patriotism in George W. Bush’s America. Surely mid-series “Simpsons” does political satire with deftness and subtlety, right? We discuss the show’s reliance on episode-ending musical numbers, how dark is too dark for a Moe joke, and start writing an episode called “Bart Goes Deaf at the Talent Show.” Why did we not cut out a lot of crazy nonsense about “ALF” from this episode? Does anyone else measure American history by the Harold and Kumar films? And was suspending civil liberties in a charged post-9/11 world a necessary evil to protect the American citizenship? (Why would they put a real one in with the joke ones?) Enjoy our latest “Worst Episode Ever” and see if you agree with our assessment of “Bart-Mangled Banner.”

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