Episode 332

Investigating The Hardy Boys

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December 9th, 2020

1 hr 36 mins 48 secs

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Hulu and Canada's kids' broadcaster YTV have brought the world a new adaptation of the nearly-100-year-old boy detectives Frank and Joe Hardy, and we've enlisted Adam Grosswirth to join us in discussing it! A super-sized Around The Dial takes us through Selena: The Series, Nurses, Jingle Jangle, Dolly Parton's Christmas On The Square, the original '70s version of The Hardy Boys, and Gangs Of London. After Joe M. uses his Extra Credit topic to have us write a character-revealing power ballad into an otherwise un-musical show, Adam makes his pitch for the "Fair Is Foul And Foul Is Fair" episode of Slings & Arrows to be inducted into The Canon. We crown the week's Winner and Loser, and close out with a Game Time perfectly tailored (heh heh) to our interests. Get your flashlight and your VERY loud walkie-talkie and listen in!

Show Topics

  • The Hardy Boys
  • ATD: Selena: The Series
  • ATD: Nurses
  • ATD: Jingle Jangle
  • ATD: Christmas On The Square
  • ATD: The Hardy Boys (1977)
  • ATD: Gangs Of London
  • Extra Credit: Once More With Feels
  • The Canon: Slings & Arrows S02.E04: Fair Is Foul And Foul Is Fair
  • Winner and Loser of the Week
  • Game Time: Signature Look

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