The Final TakeSep 19, 2023
Ep 74: The Fall Movie Preview
With their writers on strike, Nelson and Tim play it loose with their fall movie preview. Solidarity!
Ep 73: One Piece
In this episode, Tim and Nelson talk Netflix's live action adaptation of the anime classic, One Piece. Plus, Nelson provides a brief history of why anime adaptations to the live action world never worked.
Ep 72: Ahsoka
Nelson and Tim provide an in-depth take on the latest Star Wars entry, Ahsoka. Plus, Tim covers some "Hot Topics" and a quick take on the comedy, No Hard Feelings.
Ep 71: The Barbenheimer Challenge
Nelson takes the Barbenheimer Challenge and Tim sees Oppenheimer in IMAX. Plus, calls for James Gunn's head after Blue Beetle's opening weekend debut.
Ep 70: The Women of the Spy Game
Ep 69: The Potpourri Episode
Tim and Nelson have a potpourri episode where they talk about what they've been watching: Squid Games, Jury Duty, Twisted Metal, and The Lincoln Lawyer. Plus, a vision of what the Jack Ryan "Clancy-verse" would look like and Tim pays homage to the most excellent Bill and Ted for their 69th episode.
Ep 68: Secret Invasion
Nelson and Tim exchange banter on their inability to get to the "true" 70mm screening of Oppenheimer since it's sold out for weeks and they break down the Nick Fury swan song, Secret Invasion.
Ep 67: No Hollywood Love at SDCC 2023
Nelson shares his post-San Diego Comic-Con experience, sans the Hollywood presence, and Tim dotes on Olivia Colman.
Ep 66: The One Before San Diego Comic-Con
Ep 65: Catching Up, Part 2
Ep 64: Catching up with The Final Take
Nelson and Tim catch up on all the content out there. Plus, Nelson's take on Guardians of the Galaxy, Volume 3.
Ep 63: Talking TV with Ted Lasso, Barry, Logan Roy, Mrs. Maisel, and Din Djarin
Ep 62: Murder Mystery 2
In this episode, Tim and Nelson talk the Netflix release, Murder Mystery 2...and Trailer Pitches are back! WARNING: This episode contains spoilers. Not that you wouldn't be able to predict the ending of an Adam Sandler film.
Ep 61: John Wick's Succession
Nelson and Tim are at odds when it comes to Chapter 4 in the latest John Wick saga. Plus, the guys take on a 3-part take on the final season of Succession. Succession Begins - a take of the first episode. WARNING: May contain spoilers.
Ep 60: Shazam! Fury of Ted Lasso
Ep 59: The Oscar goes to...The Mandalorian
Nelson and Tim provide their take on this year's Academy Awards, their feel-good moments, surprises, and who was robbed of a nomination. Then they provide a first take on the third season of The Mandalorian. Warning: There may be spoilers, but not really since you know who won Best Picture and The Mandalorian is just setting things up!
Ep 58: Ant Man and the What is this World...Mania?
Nelson and Tim return with their take on Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania. Don't miss the watchlist and upcoming shows on their radar. Warning: May contain spoilers.
Ep 57: Valentine's Day is for...You People?
Ep 56: The Last of Us and Kaleidoscope
Nelson and Tim are BACK! See how far they get by watching Netflix's Kaleidoscope in random orders and how they rate The Last of Us in the genre of video game adaptations. Plus, the world is blaming Dwayne Johnson for the demise of DC in the new segment, CLICK BAIT!
WARNING: We're pretty sure this episode does not contain spoilers, but assume it does just in case.
Ep 55: If Jack Ryan and Benoit Blanc Had A Podcast
Signing off for 2022, Nelson and Tim break down the latest season of Tom Clancy's Jack Ryan and blast Ben Shapiro when comparing Glass Onion to a modern-day Agatha Christie story. WARNING: This episode may contain spoilers. If it does, it's minimal. There's also a baby in the room...joining in on the conversation.
Ep 54: The Christmas Episode
Nelson and Tim spread some joy this holiday season as they talk about their epic Christmas watchlists. Plus, the latest news with James Gunn, Henry Cavill, Avatar 2, and super-sized TRAILER PITCHES!!! WARNING: Contains joy and happiness!
Ep 53: The FAN Episode!
Nelson and Tim take a suggestion from a listener to watch and provide their take on the film The Northman and the Amazon Original Series, The Peripheral. As usual, chaos ensues. WARNING: This episode contains spoilers.
Ep 52: Guardians, Andor, and Controversy (She Knows What She Did)
Nelson and Tim provide their take on Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy Holiday Special and their Re-Take on the Star Wars opus, Andor. Plus the controversy with Tarantino, Scorsese, and superheroes. Warning: This episodes contains SPOILERS!
Ep 51: The Thanksgiving Episode
Nelson and Tim give thanks and talk the quintessential Thanksgiving film, Planes, Trains, and Automobiles. Thanks to our families, friends, and our ride or die listeners!
Ep 50: Marvel Returns to Wakanda
It's our 50th episode! Nelson and Tim give their take on Black Panther: Wakanda Forever, pay tribute to Chadwick Boseman, and chat about this milestone episode. This episode contains SPOILERS (with a warning beforehand).
Ep 49: Weird Al's Incredible Life Story
Nelson and Tim welcomes their first official guest: New York-based comedian, podcaster, filmmaker, and Weird Al fan, Christopher Robin Baker. Together they dissect Weird: The Al Yankovic Story. Plus, Chris' Watchlist and Nelson joins via satellite. Warning: Spoilers!
Ep 48: The Bottleneck Episode
Nelson and Tim discuss their watchlists, latest news, and Trailer Pitches are BACK! Nelson dotes on the inspiration of Rick and Morty, James Gunn's first day on the job as co-CEO of DC Entertainment, Henry Cavill leaving The Witcher, and the Quantum Realm. All conversation and spoiler free!
Ep 47: They're Not Even Supposed to Be Here Today!
Nelson and Tim discuss the Clerks trilogy, its impact and influence, and give their take on Clerks III.
Ep 46: Enter Black Adam Enters DC's Universe
Nelson and Tim catch an early screening of Black Adam and and provide a spoiler-free take on the latest tent pole entry into the DC universe...until they raise the spoiler flag and talk SPOILERS!
Ep 45: She-Hulk and the Boys Take A Beer Run
Nelson and Tim discuss the final three episodes of Marvel's She-Hulk: Attorney at Law. Then they head over to Vietnam for an epic beer run as they discuss The Greatest Beer Run Ever. Warning: Spoilers ahead!
Ep 44: The Halloween Episode, feat. Werewolves and Vampires
Nelson and Tim go back in time a week to watch the golden-era Marvel Special, Werewolf by Night. Plus, a first take on the new AMC series, The Interview with the Vampire, and quick takes on one thing they're watching. Disclaimer: There may be spoilers and slight political talk.
Ep 43: From the Vault: Zack Snyder's Justice League
Back in March 2022, Nelson and Tim recorded an episode that included a segment on Zack Snyder's Justice League. While they were very much looking to record an episode on the Snyder Cut, the episode was scrapped due to technical difficulties. Fortunately, the Snyder Cut segment was salvaged. Enjoy our first episode...from the vault!
Ep 42: What is the Mission in Andor?
After Disney's massive dump of information at D23, Nelson and Tim continue their episode x episode take on She-Hulk. Things get heated with major disagreements on the new Star Wars opus, Andor. Warning: There may be spoilers; there's definitely shenanigans.
Ep 41: Cobra Kai V and the Nostalgia Machine
After coming home from Bingetown, Nelson and Tim give their take on the entire season of Netflix's Cobra Kai V. Nostalgia, chaos, and spoilers ahead!
Ep 40: Disney+, D23, and the EPIC Weekend, Pt 2
Nelson and Tim conclude their two-part episode with the D23 Expo announcements. They laugh, they cry, and Tim cattle-prods Nelson with unpopular opinions. WARNING: Shenanigans ahead.
Ep 39: Disney+, D23, and the EPIC Weekend, Pt 1
Nelson and Tim talk the Disney's epic weekend which kicked off with Disney+ Day and Disney's D23 Expo. They provide their take on the D+ drops and D23 announcements in an episode so large, it has to have two parts. WARNING: The guys go deep.
Ep 38: The Lord of the Rings Takes Things Way WAY Back!
Nelson and Tim talk Hollywood rumors (don't worry, not the TMZ type), episode 3 of She-Hulk and a first take on the new epic fantasy prequel The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power. WARNING: Possible spoilers and shenanigans ahead!
Ep 37: She-Hulk and Misogyny
Nelson and Tim introduce a new feature, Episode x Episode, as they break down the latest Marvel entry, She-Hulk: Attorney at Law. They conclude with a Re-Take of The Incredible Hulk and the chaos surrounding the second entry in the Marvel Cinematic Universe.
Warning: May contain spoilers and heavy sarcasm.
Ep 36: So...Winter is Coming to the House of the Dragon?
Nelson and Tim provide their take on the first episode of the Game of Thrones spin-off, House of the Dragon. Chaos ensues.
Ep 35: Prey, do tell us what the Predator is doing in the 1700's.
Nelson and Tim pop out a quick one featuring the Hulu Original, Prey. They also address the recent Quentin Tarantino / Indiana Jones funny business.
Ep 34: Netflix, Part Deux
Ep 33: The One About Netflix, Part 1
With all of the Netflix content out there, Nelson and Tim dive into the deep end in a two-parter devoted to the streaming giant. This episode, they cover The Gray Man and Stranger Things 4.
Ep 32: San Diego Comic-Con Recap
Nelson and Tim recap this year's SDCC! Trailer pitches, announcements, panels, and exclusives. They cover it all!
Ep 31: Why The Orville Is Your New Favorite Show
Tim welcomes guest host and wife extraordinaire, Nancy Cox as they discuss their love for The Orville and recap the San Diego Comic-Con panel and the best of Season 3 (The Orville: New Horizons)...so far!
Ep 30: So Much Content, So Little Time!
With Tim on assignment at San Diego Comic Con, Nelson welcomes guest host (and wife), Daisy Nguyen. Together, they discuss the extensive content they are consuming on streaming platforms. Plus, the return of Nelson's Trailer Pitches!
Ep 29: Marvel's Thor: Love and Thunder
Tim has some audio difficulties, but still pulls off an episode with guest host, Greg Silvius. Together they talk their watchlists and break down Thor: Love and Thunder.
Ep 28: The Boys Gets Bonkers (If That’s Possible)
Ep 27: Marvel's and Disney's and Star Wars, OH MY!
Nelson and Tim discuss a Disney+ episode featuring their takes on Ms. Marvel and Obi Wan Kenobi. Plus hot topics on the future of The Flash film and Back to the Future on Broadway? GREAT SCOTT! Warning: May contain SPOILERS. Disclaimer: We really didn't do much editing to this one, so this is Nelson and Tim RAW!
After a half a year of episodes, Nelson and Tim share some best of moments in a (finally) full length trailer! Catch up on our episodes everywhere you get your podcasts.
Ep 26: Top Gun: Maverick...It Has a Plot Now!
Nelson and Tim debate whether or not the original Top Gun has a plot before reviewing the latest, Top Gun: Maverick. Plus, they talk the Joker sequel, the Warner Bros Discovery shake up, and answer the question: Is Henry Cavill too old to play Superman?