S08.E06: Get To The Choppa
The Predator and cartoons. Together at last.
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🥗 Souplantation was supposed to be coming back, but there have been just a series of problems.
❤️🔥 Castiel is the angel from Supernatural who saved Dean from hell, and eventually declared his love for him, launching a thousand fanfics.
👨🏻🦰 None of our match-ups are as wild as the actual comics of Archie vs Predator.
📖 The name “Yautja” comes from a novelization of some Predator comic books. Because that’s a thing.
😈 The Clash at Demonhead Scorebreak. The Clash at Demonhead: I have a jetpack, and can swim in lava? This is amazing! Wait, what do you mean that the solutions to puzzles are all randomly generated? Why would Scott Pilgrim like this game? [8/10 Did not realize that this was an actual game]
🪲 The Beatles cartoon is mostly forgotten, but it ran from 1965 until just before the band broke up.
🕵🏻♀️ Mary Kate and Ashley in Action had them, of course, as super-spies.
🔫 Barb Wire was a Pamela Anderson action movie based on a comic series, with a plot stolen from Casablanca.
🏒 Pro-Stars just assumed that kids wanted to see athletes as super heroes.
😳 Kelli O’Hara might be a little embarrassed by having been on As the Wrench Turns, but she was also in Sex and the City 2.
⚔️ The Drizzt Do’Urden. Drizzt Do’Urden: He’s a ranger, and like all dark and cool and stuff, and he has two swords and a panther and all the girls like him, but he’s just too dark and in book 16, he, wait where is everyone going? [1/10: Why you trying to get people mad at me?]
👩⚖️ Law and Order: Trial by Jury really did have a great cast: Bebe Neuwirth! Candace Bergen!
🚊 Chuggington has been on “hiatus” for some time.
🦖 Yes, there are briefly pterodactyls in Citizen Kane.
🎮 Dave can be found speed running on Twitch.
🤔 You can also find him playing social deduction games on Traitor Tuesdays on Twitch.
🎧 Jess is on The Cas Cast, a podcast covering the Supernatural episodes Castiel appears in. Find it wherever you get your podcasts or visit the show page at The Cas Cast.
🐦 Nick is on Twitter.
🕵️♂️ Nick can also be found at Spy Brunch.