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April 2, 2017 @ 6:57 pm

Retrospection - EP. 13 - Tango & Cash (1989)

In this episode we get locked up with Sylvestor Stallone and Kurt Russell in Tango & Cash from 1989. We discuss how you can build an evil villain's lair, and we battle with a poor Skype connection and a rogue hairdryer.


Intro - Bus Chase / Cocaine by Harold Faltermeyer (Tango & Cash OST)

Outro - Let the Day Begin by The Call (featured in Tango & Cash)

Interlude - Casino Royale Theme by Burt Bacharach



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March 19, 2017 @ 8:46 pm

Retrospection - EP. 12 - Carry on Behind (1975)

In this episode we gulp down a stiff drink and take a hard, long look at Carry on Behind from 1975. The Carry On series spanned over 20 years and 30 films and is a cultural instution in the UK. But how does one of the later entries in the series fare under the Retrospection magnifying glass? We also finish with a song written and performed by one of our listeners. Enjoy!


Intro Music

Anglo Amalagamated fanfare by Bruce Montgomery

Carry on Behind Opening Theme by Eric Rogers 

Outro Music

Better Back Then by Adam Warner

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March 5, 2017 @ 6:55 pm

Retrospection - EP. 11 - Streets of Fire (1984)

In this episode we rev up our engines and take a race down the Streets of Fire (1984). Walter Hill's musically based Rock and Roll fable disppeared without trace in the summer of '84. We take a watch and see if it really deserved its trip into obscurity. 

Music Intro - Nowhere Fast by Fire Inc.

Music Outro - Tonight is What it Means to be Young by Fire Inc.

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February 19, 2017 @ 9:29 pm

Retrospection - EP. 10 - Bloodsport (1988)

In this episode we king-fu our way through Bloodsport from 1988. If you'd like to suggest a film or TV show for us to look at then email us at or tweet us at @retrospeccy.



Intro: Fight to Survive by Stan Bush

Outro: On my own Alone by Stan Bush

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February 5, 2017 @ 6:22 pm

Retrospection - EP. 9 - Condorman (1981)

In this episode we take flight with Disney's Condorman from 1981. Michael Crawford portrays the titular hero as he attempts to rescue a Russian defector (Barbara Carrera) from the evil grasp of Krakov (Oliver Reed). 



Intro - Condorman Opening Titles by Henry Mancini

Outro - Condorman Extended version by Henry Mancini


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January 22, 2017 @ 7:46 pm

Retrospection - EP. 8 - Battlestar Galactica (1978)

In this episode we flee to the safety of Battlestar Galactica, the original one series scifi spectacular. We yell feldercarp and frak as we lose an hour of material. But we still do a round up of other things we've watched and answer some emails.

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Intro: Battlestar Galactica Theme by Maynard Ferguson

Outro: Theme from Battlestar Galactica (disco version) by Stu Phillips

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January 8, 2017 @ 6:11 pm

Retrospection - EP. 7 - The Black Hole (1979)

In this episode we plunge into Disney's 1979 scifi spectacular, The Black Hole. Colin gets way too spiritual and Paul wonders where the bathrooms are. Don't forget there are spoliers at every second.  

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intro: The Black Hole, Opening Theme by John Barry

outro: The Black Hole, Overture, by John Barry 


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December 27, 2016 @ 10:05 pm

Retrospection - EP. 6 - Scars of Dracula (1970)

In this episode 'fangs' ain't what they used to be as we take a bite out of late Hammer Horror, Scars of Dracula. This 1970s bat out of hell stars Christopher Lee and a young Dennis Waterman. But beware, there be SPOILERS!

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Intro - I Should be so Good for You by Dennis Waterman

Outro - Hammer Horror by Kate Bush

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December 11, 2016 @ 4:28 pm

Retrospection - EP. 5 - Buck Rogers in the 25th Century (1979-81)

In this episode we get marooned with Buck Rogers in the 25th Century, Paul proves he's no psychic, and Colin thinks he has what it takes to be a starship Captain.

Remember! This show contains spoilers.

Intro - Suspension by Kipp Lennon fromt the theatrical version of Buck Rogers

Outro - Buck Rogers by the Splash Band

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November 27, 2016 @ 8:59 pm

Retrospection - EP. 4 - The Transformers: The Movie (1986)

In this episode we do battle with the Decepticons in the original feature length film of the popular TV series, The Transformers. Colin talks about his day at NY Comic-Con, and Paul reveals to much about what goes on his head.

Intro - Space Attack by Vince DiCola from The Transformers: The Move (1986) soundtrack

Outro -  The Touch by Stan Bush from The Transformers: The Movie (1986) Soundtrack

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