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Oct 30, 2017

Javier and Lacey go on the road to finish up their review of Netflix's new Serial Killer drama, Mindhunter!

Mindhunter is a true-to-life cop drama, set in the late 1970s where two FBI agents expand criminal science by delving into the psychology of murder and getting uneasily close to all-too-real monsters. Starring Jonathan Groff and Holt McCallany, produced by David Fincher and Charlize Theron, and created by Joe Penhall. This is based on the book Mind Hunter: Inside the FBI's Elite Serial Crime Unit by John Douglas and Mark Olshaker.

Spoiler free section...

Final reaction

Spoiler section…

Altoona Wrap up

Interviewing Brudos

Principal Wade

Interviewing Speck

Adairsville

What now?

Who Dat?

Season MVP?

You can reach us on twitter @electricstream and you can e-mail us at feedback@electricstream.

Reviews are welcome at our iTunes or Stitcher pages.

Music: Extreme Parkour by Alex Grey

Oct 19, 2017

Javier, Lacey and Chris get deep into each other's psyches as they review the first half of Netflix's new Serial Killer drama, Mindhunter!

 

Mindhunter is a true-to-life cop drama, set in the late 1970s where two FBI agents expand criminal science by delving into the psychology of murder and getting uneasily close to all-too-real monsters. Starring Jonathan Groff and Holt McCallany, produced by David Fincher and Charlize Theron, and created by Joe Penhall. This is based on the book Mind Hunter: Inside the FBI's Elite Serial Crime Unit by John Douglas and Mark Olshaker.

Spoiler free section...

Initial reaction

Spoiler section…

FBI Behavioral Sciences Unit

Balance between teaching and solving

Sacramento Case

Altoona Case

Who Dat?

Season MVP

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Reviews are welcome at our iTunes or Stitcher pages.

Music: Extreme Parkour by Alex Grey

Oct 16, 2017

Today we’re heading back into the land of funk, american muscle cars, and sport coats. We’re talking about The Rockford Files starring James Garner and created by Roy Huggins and Stephen J Cannell.

 

 

  • Review of Pilot
  • James Garner (Terra)
  • The Rockfiles Files theme
  • Roy Huggins (Naz)

 

 

 

We let you decide what’s next! This week’s theme is an October special...scary shows. You can choose from: The Twilight Zone, Alfred Hitchcock Presents, and The Outer Limits.

Pick your favorite and let us know which show we’ll cover for the next episode.

You can follow our glorious podcast empire at @electricstream on twitter or visit our website at electricstreams.com.  We want your feedback! Let us know what you thought of this episode, maybe a show you’d like us to cover, or you just blatantly disagree with a host and want to voice your 2 cents! Message us at feedback@electricstreams.com.  

"Birthday Cake" by Jahzzar is licensed under CC BY SA 3.0

Oct 13, 2017

Javier, Lacey and Chris take a plane to Italy and get caught up in all kind of intrigue as they cover Suburra!

Suburra: Blood on Rome is an Italian TV series of 2017, prequel of the homonymous film of 2015, in turn inspired by the novel of the same name by Giancarlo De Cataldo and Carlo Bonini. The series is produced by Marco Chimenz and Gina Gardini.

Initial reaction

Spoiler section…

Lele, as Kid-in-over-his-head

Aureliano, as Tough-guy-son-of-crime-family

Spadino, as Angry-minority-criminal

Everyone wants Ostia

Who Dat?

Season MVP

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Music: Extreme Parkour by Alex Grey

Oct 7, 2017

Javier, Lacey and Chris decide to delve into their early pubescent years and get all TMI as they review the Netflix Animated Series, Big Mouth!

Big Mouth is an animated coming-of-age series by Nick Kroll and Andrew Goldberg which tells the stories of several junior high kids reaching puberty and dealing with the changes in their lives. The show also stars Jessi Klein, Jason Mantzoukas, Jenny Slate, and Maya Rudolph.

Spoiler free section...

Initial reaction

Spoiler section…

Andrew and Maurice

Jessi and Connie

Nick and Jay

Everyone else

Who Dat?

Season MVP

 

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Music: Extreme Parkour by Alex Grey

Oct 3, 2017

Today we’re looking love american style and going back to the 1950s, when leather jackets were worn by lovable rebels. This was a show that inspired Lucas’s American Graffiti and helped launch the largest franchise ever seen, Star Wars. We’re talking about Happy Days

 

  • Review of Pilot
  • “Jumping the Shark”
  • Garry Marshall
  • Happy Days spin-offs

 

 

We let you decide what’s next! This week’s theme is procedural drama. You can choose from: Hill Street Blues, The Rockford Files, and Dragnet.

Pick your favorite and let us know which show we’ll cover for the next episode.

You can follow our nascent podcast empire at @electricstream on twitter or visit our website at electricstreams.com.  We want your feedback! Let us know what you thought of this episode, maybe a show you’d like us to cover, or you just blatantly disagree with a host and want to voice your 2 cents! Message us at feedback@electricstreams.com.  

"Birthday Cake" by Jahzzar is licensed under CC BY SA 3.0

Oct 1, 2017

Javier and Chris are joined by Mrs. Heredia to wax nostalgic once again about a more simplistic comedic era, covering the third season of Fuller House!

A continuation of Full House, D.J. Fuller is a mother of three young boys and is a recent widow. D.J.'s sister Stephanie, her best friend Kimmy and Kimmy's teenage daughter all move in to help raise her sons.

Initial reactions

Comparison to the previous two seasons

DJ and Steve

Notable Moments

Who Dat Award

Serie MVP

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Reviews are welcome at our iTunes or Stitcher pages.

Music: Extreme Parkour by Alex Grey

Sep 22, 2017

Javier, Chris and Lacey decide to get to the bottom of the mystery of Who Drew the Dicks as they cover American Vandal.

Produced by Tony Yacenda and Dan Perrault with Dan Lagana, the half-hour series explores the aftermath of a costly high school prank that left twenty-seven faculty cars vandalized with phallic images. Over the course of the eight-episode season, an aspiring sophomore documentarian, Peter Maldonado, who investigates the controversial and potentially unjust expulsion of troubled senior Dylan Maxwell.

Initial reactions

Who drew the dicks?

The actors

Do we want more of this?

Who Dat Award

Serie MVP

You can reach us on twitter @electricstream and you can e-mail us at feedback@electricstream.

Reviews are welcome at our iTunes or Stitcher pages.

Music: Extreme Parkour by Alex Grey

Sep 19, 2017

Check out our original reaction to San Junipero and the second half of Season Three of Black Mirror!

Sep 18, 2017

Javier gets his power back just in time to be joined by Lacey and a returning David Troy to discuss the last half of Narcos Season Three!

Comparisons to the first two seasons

Cali vs Medillin

Gilberto, from crime lord to inmate…

Miguel, had it all until he didn’t…

Pacho, torn between loyalty and expertise…

Chepe, New York state of mind…

Jorge Salcedo, honorable man or saving his skin?

Javier Pena, rage against the dying of the soul...

You can reach us on twitter @electricstream and you can e-mail us at feedback@electricstream.

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Music: Extreme Parkour by Alex Grey

Sep 8, 2017

David, Summer and Vic use the week in between Game of Thrones and The Deuce to look back at HBO's Original Catalog and review the 2008 miniseries, John Adams starring Paul Giamatti, Laura Linney and Stephen Dillane.

SPOILER WARNING, John Adams becomes President.

  • What Worked
  • What Didn't
  • Recommendations
  • Our Favourite Episodes
  • Who Dat Award
  • MVP Award

You can reach us on twitter @electricstream you can e-mail us at feedback@electricstreams.com

5-Star Reviews are welcome at our iTunes or Stitcher pages.

Music: Revenge by Dopestuff

Sep 7, 2017

Javier and Lacey are again joined by a returning Adam Eastwood to discuss the first five episodes of Narcos Season Three!

The themes being presented here and how they continue or contrast against the previous two seasons of Narcos.

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Reviews are welcome at our iTunes or Stitcher pages.

Music: Extreme Parkour by Alex Grey

Sep 4, 2017

Today we’re traveling to the beaches of Miami, where the elderly remind us they’re not too old to act young. I’m talking about The Golden Girls starring Bea Arthur, Betty White, Rue McClanahan, and Estelle Getty.

 

  • Review of Pilot
  • Blanche / Rue McClanahan
  • Review of Second Episode
  • Dorothy / Bea Arthur
  • Review of Third Episode
  • Rose / Betty White
  • Legacy of the show

Next episode:

We let you decide what’s next! This week’s theme is family comedies. You can choose from: The Dick Van Dyke Show, Happy Days, and The Brady Bunch.

Pick your favorite and let us know which show we’ll cover for the next episode.

"Birthday Cake" by Jahzzar is licensed under CC BY SA 3.0

Sep 2, 2017

David, John and Lisa are joined by Javier Heredia and Adam Beggy to talk about the return of the blue bug who causes an itch we can never seem to scratch, The Tick!

 

  • History of The Tick
  • What worked
  • What didn't
  • Who Dat Award
  • Series MVP

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You can reach us on twitter @electricstream you can e-mail us at feedback@electricstreams.com

 

Aug 30, 2017

Javier, Chris and Lacey are joined by a returning Adam Eastwood to discuss the second half of Netflix's equivalent of the Avengers, Marvel's The Defenders

 Change of opinions?

Did Iron Fist suffer because of The Defenders?

Sowande captured, then killed

Elektra kills Stick and Alexandra

Midland Circle Financial Fight Part 2

The Open Door

What’s next for Marvel?

Who Dat?

MVP

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Reviews are welcome at our iTunes or Stitcher pages.

Music: Extreme Parkour by Alex Grey

Aug 24, 2017

Javier, Chris and Lacey are joined by a returning Adam Eastwood to discuss the first four episodes of Netflix's equivalent of the Avengers, Marvel's The Defenders. 

Would you recommend?

Cinematography

Defenders Assemble

Luke Cage and Iron Fist chat

Midland Circle Financial Fight

Excited for the second half?

Who Dat?

MVP

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Reviews are welcome at our iTunes or Stitcher pages.

Music: Extreme Parkour by Alex Grey

Aug 22, 2017

Today we’re traveling to the far off year of 1999 and visiting Moonbase Alpha. We’re talking about Space: 1999, starring Martin Landau and Barbara Bain.

  • Cultural Impact of Space 1999
  • Review of first episode
  • Martin Landau and Barbara Bain
  • Gerry and Sylvia Anderson

We let you decide what’s next! This week’s theme is female led television shows. You can choose from: I Love Lucy, Mary Tyler Moore, or The Golden Girls

 

 

"Birthday Cake" by Jahzzar is licensed under CC BY SA 3.0

Aug 16, 2017

Join Javier, Chris and Lacey as they dive in to Atypical, a coming of age story which follows Sam, an 18-year-old on the autistic spectrum, on his search for love and independence. The series was created and written by Robia Rashid and stars Jennifer Jason Leigh, Keir Gilchrist, Michael Rapaport, and Brigette Lundy-Paine.

Would you recommend?

Character Breakdowns:

  • Casey
  • Doug
  • Elsa
  • Sam

Who Dat?

MVP

You can reach us on twitter @electricstream and you can e-mail us at feedback@electricstream.

Reviews are welcome at our iTunes or Stitcher pages.

Music: Extreme Parkour by Alex Grey

Aug 9, 2017

Fellow campers Chris, Lacey and Adam return to Camp Firewood to discuss if the most recent addition to the "Wet, Hot, American Summer" series is worth watching, or should be burned in the fire like a dirty S'more.

Would they recommend the show?

Chris and Lacey reflect on their own adventures at camp

Chris pinpoints the moment this show jumped the shark

Moments the show got right

Who Dat?

MVP

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Reviews are welcome at our iTunes or Stitcher pages.

Music: Extreme Parkour by Alex Grey

Aug 3, 2017

With Javier out this week, Chris and Lacey wrap things up in the Ozarks with their part 2 coverage.

Now that they have seen the series, would they recommend the show?

Marty versus....well, everyone!

Who Dat?

MVP

Season 2?

You can reach us on twitter @electricstream and you can e-mail us at feedback@electricstream.

Reviews are welcome at our iTunes or Stitcher pages.

Music: Extreme Parkour by Alex Grey

Jul 26, 2017

Javier, Chris and Lacey pack it up and head out to the Ozarks to avoid doing their laundry... or something like that.

Ozark tells the story of financial planner Marty Bird and his family’s sudden relocation from Chicago to the Lake of the Ozarks. Starring Jason Bateman and Laura Linney, with support from Julia Garner, Sofia Hublitz, and Esai Morales.

Comparisons to Breaking Bad

Character talk: Marty and Wendy Byrde, Del Rio, Bobby Dean, Rachel, Roy Petty

What’s next for the Birds?

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5-Star Reviews are welcome at our iTunes or Stitcher pages.

Music: Extreme Parkour by Alex Grey

Jul 24, 2017

Today we’re traveling back to 1989, when White Castle trips were uneventful and Tumblr had not yet been invented. We’re talking about Doogie Howser, MD, starring a 16 year old Neil Patrick Harris.

Cultural Impact of Doogie Howser MD

Review of first two episodes

 

 

Neil Patrick Harris

Steven Bochco

 

 

We let you decide what’s next! With Martin Landau’s recent death, we’re offering television shows with the word “space” in the title. You can choose from: Lost in Space, Space: 1999, or Spaced

 

 

Let us know what you thought of this episode, maybe a show you’d like us to cover, or you just blatantly disagree with a host and want to voice your 2 cents! Message us at feedback@electricstreams.com.  

"Birthday Cake" by Jahzzar is licensed under CC BY SA 3.0

 

 

 

Jul 20, 2017

Javier, Chris and Lacey decide to join the characters in this show, waxing nostalgic about the time they spent watching Friends From College

Friends from College is an eight episode series from husband and wife team Nicholas Stoller and Francesca Delbanco. It stars Keegan-Michael Key, Cobie Smulders, and Annie Parise, joined by Fred Savage, Nat Faxon, and Jae Suh Park, as a group of friends who all went to Harvard University and are currently entering their 40s. It’s currently at a 23% on Rotten Tomatoes and has Mixed or Average reviews on Metacritic.

Inspired by Arrested Development and Sex and the City

Did this work for you?

Who Dat?

MVP

Season 2?

You can reach us on twitter @electricstream and you can e-mail us at feedback@electricstream.

5-Star Reviews are welcome at our iTunes or Stitcher pages.

Music: Extreme Parkour by Alex Grey

Jul 12, 2017

Part 1 Coverage

Gypsy is a ten-part psychological thriller that follows Jean Holloway, a Manhattan therapist with a seemingly picturesque life who begins to develop intimate and illicit relationships with the people in her patients' lives. As the borders of Jean's professional life and personal fantasies become blurred, she descends into a world where the forces of desire and reality are disastrously at odds.

A newcomer joins the team!  Welcome Lacey B!

Did the second half change our minds and would we recommend the show?

Things part 2 did right (at least, for Chris and Lacey!)

You can reach us on twitter @electricstream and you can e-mail us at feedback@electricstream.

5-Star Reviews are welcome at our iTunes or Stitcher pages.

Music: Extreme Parkour by Alex Grey

Jul 10, 2017

Today’s episode is a trip back to 1985 when mullets were in fashion and the smartest among us carried messenger bags, MacGyver. First airing on September 29, 1985, MacGyver’s pilot is infamous for being one of the few episodes of television directed by Alan Smithee.

 

  • Cultural Impact of MacGyver
  • Review of the 1985 Pilot
  • Richard Dean Anderson
  • Discussion on 2016 Pilot

We let you decide what’s next! Here are three shows with child actors who all transitioned into adult stars: Doogie Houser, The Andy Griffith Show, and Brady Bunch.  Vote at our poll on twitter at @electricstream!

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Music: "Birthday Cake" by Jahzzar is licensed under CC BY SA 3.0

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