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October 1, 2017 @ 4:39 pm

Retrospection Special - 01 - He-Man and the Masters of the Universe s01e01 Audio Commentary

In our first special short episode we provide an audio commentary for the first episode of the 80's cartoon series, He-Man and the Masters of the Universe. So join us as He-Man deals with The Cosmic Comet.

Insightful thoughts, and interesting information are just two of the things not on this podcast

To best enjoy this you should watch the episode while listening. The episode is currently available on Netflix in the UK and USA.


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September 17, 2017 @ 4:23 pm

Retrospection - EP. 25 - Highlander Endgame (2000)

In this episode we prepare for the Quickining as we hack our way through Highlander Endgame from 2000. It's the fourth theatrical release in the Highlander universe and crams together the film and the TV universe... sort of. So join us as we close our first series of Retrospection (we're back in a month).

Intro: Highlander Endgame Theme by Nick Glennie-Smith with vocals by Loreena McKennitt - Outro: Bonnie Portmore by Stephen Graziano and vocals by Loreena McKennitt from Highlander Endgame 

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September 3, 2017 @ 3:40 pm

Retrospection - EP. 24 - Cobra (1986)

In this episode we're taking on the Night Slasher as we join Sylvestor Stallone's Cobra in his battle to rid LA of crime. In 1986 this violent cime thriller hit the box office and won fans all over the world. Our only queston is, how?

Music, Intro: Feel the Heat by Jean Beauvoir - Outro: Angel of the City by Robert Tepper  

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August 20, 2017 @ 3:03 pm

Retrospection - EP. 23 - Miami Vice, Part Two (1989)

In this episode, we're yet again chasing Columbian druglords and criminals to fashion, as we head back to 80's Florida in the final episode of Miami Vice. We talk about the changes along the way, wonder what a TJ Hooker crossover would have been like, and spend to much time listening to Don Johnson's singing.

Featured Music is "Crockett's Theme" by Jan Hammer, "Heartbeat" by Don Johnson, and "No Way Out" by Tim Turman and Don Johnson.


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August 6, 2017 @ 4:48 pm

Retrospection - EP. 22 - Miami Vice, Part One (1984)

In this episode we don our sunglasses and throw away our socks as we blow this popstand with Miami Vice from 1984. The crime drama to change them all stars Don Johnson and Philip Michael Thomas as Crockett and Tubbs, two undercover vice squad detectives in neon 80s Miami.

In part one we focus on the feature length pilot episode, talk about how it influenced TV, and discuss christmas crackers (don't ask).


Miami Vice Theme by Jan Hammer

Somebody's Watching Me by Rockwell.

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July 23, 2017 @ 4:34 pm

Retrospection - EP. 21 - Dr. Who and the Daleks (1965)

In this episode we fly through space and time with Doctor Who, or not. As we're venturing out with Peter Cushing as the Timelord (or not) in the first cinematic outing of Dr. Who and the Daleks from 1965. Join us as we talk about deep issues such as, who paints the Daleks? Why do they have pens? And why do all the Thalls sound like they've trained at RADA?


Music Intro:- The Eccentric Dr. Who from Dr. Who and the Daleks (1965) by Malcolm Lockyer

Music Outro:- Who's Who sunf by Roberta Tovey 

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July 9, 2017 @ 4:28 pm

Retrospection - EP. 20 - Twin Peaks (1990)

In this episode we sample some cherry pie and a damn good coffee as we head off to Twin Peaks. We're taking a look at the pilot episode of David Lynch's TV show from 1990. We also answer some emails and chew over a few suggestions for future shows.


Intro :- Falling - Twin Peaks Theme - vocals by Julee Cruise, music by Angelo Badalamenti, lyrics by David Lynch

Outro :- Laura's Theme by Angelo Badalamenti 

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June 25, 2017 @ 2:42 pm

Retrospection - EP. 19 - Invasion UFO (1974)

In this episode we launch our interceptors at Gerry and Sylvia Anderson's TV series UFO. But we're taking a look at the Frankenstein version of the show that was created as a promo. Invasion UFO is a feature length story that crams a number of episodes together. Is it successful? Well join us as we answer that very question. 



Intro: The Dawn of an Era by Francis Monkman taken from Invasion UFO.

Outro: Opening Theme by Barry Gray from UFO


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June 11, 2017 @ 4:00 pm

Retrospection - EP. 18 - Dracula (1979)

In this episode we're like a bat out of hell as we take on John Badham's Dracula from 1979. We grapple with the most northern of northeners, ponder if garlic is a herb or a vegatable (apparently it's neither), and take letters from our listeners about what shows and films they'd like to see rebooted in this age of remakes.



Dracula (1979) - Opening and Storm Sequence by John Williams - 


Dracula (1979) - Closing Titles by John Williams

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May 28, 2017 @ 3:56 pm

Retrospection - EP. 17 - Moonraker (1979)

In this episode we shuttle into space with Moonraker from 1979. Recorded before Sir Roger Moore sadly passed away, we take a look at one of Bond's craziest adventure and discuss exciting and relevant topics like is a cucumber sandwich really a good idea? Are cable car wires made from liquorice? And what is in Bond's standard equipment?


Intro - "Moonraker Theme" (Disco Version) sung by Shirley Bassey,  music by John Barry

Outro - "Boat Chase" from Moonraker by John Barry

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