S09.E04: The Royal Them
Mashed up movies and songs plus royal appearances.
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🚀 Star Wars might be the only movie that hasn’t featured All Star.
💎 Vicki Sue Robinson might only have had one big hit, but she sang back-up on some songs you know and was the singing voice of characters on the cartoon Jem.
🏁 Jinkx Monsoon is a winner of RuPaul’s Drag Race.
🐓 The Octo-Chicken scorebreak. The octo-chicken: it’ll solve the wings shortage, if we can get it out of that web. And fix the venom issue. [7/10 Not sure this isn’t a thing already]
👸 The play The Audience had Helen Mirren as Elizabeth II.
🪓 Eric Bana was Henry VIII in The Other Boleyn Girl.
🤖 Yes, the Destroyer from Thor is a robot.
📏 Edward I was called “longshanks” ‘cause he was real tall.
🥵 The Solar powered ovens scorebreak. Solar powered ovens: Sure, the sun causes the plastic to leach toxic chemicals into the food, but how big a deal is that? [4/10 Uncomfortably close to reality]
🪶 Alan Moore is now sometimes credited as “The Original Writer.”
🗼 Barad-dûr is not, actually, the good tower, no matter what Dan says.
📚 Jane Eyre is by Charlotte Brontë.
🔥 Hadestown also tells the story of Hades and Persephone
🌸 Chrysanthemum did eventually come to the US, but was undercut by Thoroughly Modern Millie
🧱 Adam runs Bricks & Minifigs in Kalamazoo
😔 Which is on Facebook
📷 And on Instagram