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The Return of The Incredible Hulk (1977)

September 4, 2019

Banner is still on the road, but this time he’s traveling with a friend: a case of the 5 o’clock shadow that simply can’t be beat… not even by THE HULK!

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in which Andy, Pete, and guest Tommy Handsome from TNR’s Film Board and the What’s That Smell? Podcast talk about Robert Downey Jr.’s suits, Scarlet Letters title work, and mystery song cues

IM124: The ‘Name That Least Sounds Like a Name’ Name

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in which Andy, Pete, and guest Tommy Handsome from TNR’s Film Board and the What’s That Smell? Podcast talk about the sweatshop mentality of some effects studios, the animating career of Samati Boonchitsitsak, and the mysterious Grantland Gears

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in which Andy, Pete, and our guests Joe and Andrew Darowski from The Protagonist Podcast and Disney Animation Minute Essentials Podcast talk about Pepper’s daffy reaction to Agent Coulson’s device, the reactions from the SHIELD agents when the device detonates, and the nod to War Machine

IM102: Classic Tony Prank

in which Andy, Pete, and our guests Joe and Andrew Darowski from The Protagonist Podcast and Disney Animation Minute Essentials Podcast talk about why Tony’s still on the ground, the lazy security guard at Stark International, and Pepper’s double-swipe of her badge

IM101: King Kong Cut

in which Andy, Pete, and our guests Joe and Andrew Darowski from The Protagonist Podcast and Disney Animation Minute Essentials Podcast talk about the payoffs for DUM-E and Pepper’s gift, Obadiah’s dark turn, and Rhodey’s repeated line

IM100: Chekhov’s DUM-E

in which Andy, Pete, and our guest Eric Deutsch from the Escape From New York Minute podcast talk about Pepper’s shortcut, Tony’s elevator lobby, and Raimi crash-zooms

IM099: Ibex Skin Rug

in which Andy, Pete, and our guest Eric Deutsch from the Escape From New York Minute podcast talk about Obadiah continuing to kick Tony while he’s down, Rhodey’s fake driving, and the SHIELD insignia

IM098: The Midichlorian Plug

in which Andy, Pete, and our guest Eric Deutsch from the Escape From New York Minute podcast talk about the quality graying done on Tony’s face by the effects team, the comparison with Howard Stark’s involvement with the atomic bomb, and what’s happening to Tony as soon as he’s unplugged

IM097: The Absence of JARVIS

in which Andy and our guest Eric Deutsch from the Escape From New York Minute podcast talk about where Obadiah Stane was hiding, Aesop’s fable “The Goose That Laid the Golden Eggs”, and why Tony still hasn’t repaired his ceiling

IM096: I’m Not Tony Stark

in which Andy and our guest Eric Deutsch from the Escape From New York Minute podcast talk about Peter Billingsley and his career, Jeff Bridges’ great tie flip, and a deleted scene that includes some great villain monologuing

IM095: The Villainous ‘I’m Not Even Going to Look at You While I Say This’

in which Andy and our guest Alex Thompson from the Independence Day Minute talk about Pepper’s stealthy move to get the lock chip, Obadiah’s discovery of what she’s been up to, and the meeting time that never made sense between Pepper and Agent Coulson

IM094: Mad Men-esque

in which Andy and our guest Alex Thompson from the Independence Day Minute talk about Obadiah’s terrifyingly deep register paired with his honest comments, the awkward dialogue in the script, and Jeff Bridges’ fantastic zigzag of a vein on his temple

IM093: Building 54, Where Are You?

in which Andy and our guest Alex Thompson from the Independence Day Minute talk about the problematic property layout of Stark Industries, Obadiah’s stealthy entrance, and Pepper’s incredibly guilty look

IM092: Ultra Secret

in which Andy and our guest Alex Thompson from the Independence Day Minute talk about Obadiah’s secret not-so-secret filing system, some Jeff Bridges’ Easter eggs, and a rather unrealistic translation tool