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E114 – He-Man and the Masters of the Universe Part 2



He-Man: The Franchising Has Begun.

Some Eternian mythology is established, and a bunch of new characters are introduced. Meanwhile, Michael articulates his problem with the name “Buzz-Off,” Peter tires of Skeletor’s minions, and both hosts appreciate some Starscream-sounding villains.

Also included: the strange case of Stinkor, a very brief appearance of Hordak, a strange concept for a training montage.

Batman Beyond Part 1 will release April 8


E113 – He-Man and the Masters of the Universe



This isn’t your daddy’s He-Man.

A screechy-voiced, ripped purple man with a skull for a face fights an equally ripped. loincloth-wearing man with a magic sword. Meanwhile, Michael appreciates Skeletor’s voice, Peter comments on He-Man’s willingness to kick things up a notch, and both hosts attempt to describe the extremely toyetic nature of the character design.

Also included: pointlessly transforming weapons, a theory on how an episode’s plotline was created by kittens, the odd connection between this show and The Secret of NIMH.

He-Man and the Masters of the Universe Part 2 will release March 25

NOTE: we incorrectly refer to episode 10 as “Dragon’s Blood”. The actual title is “Dragon’s Brood”.


E111 – Dragon Ball Z Part 17



In which Cell learns Instant Transmission through osmosis.

The Cell Games reach their finale (well, if you can still call them the Cell Games), as Gohan ascends beyond the power of even a Super Saiyan. Meanwhile, Michael voices some frustration with the naming conventions of Dragon Ball Z arcs, Peter enjoys an episode-long beam struggle, and both hosts try to separate the Cell Games Saga from the rest of the arc.

Also included: disbelief at Vegeta’s claim that he’ll never fight again, Cell’s extended vomiting scene, a rare reference to mascot characters of a non-Burger King fast food restaurant.

Hamtaro Grab Bag will release on February 26th


E110 – Dragon Ball Z Part 16



Has Goku LOST HIS MIND!? Why sending Gohan in to fight Cell was the WORST decision in Dragon Ball Z!

The Cell Games begin, but not before Mr. Satan and his bootlickers get to show off how useless they are. Meanwhile, Michael appreciates the father/son dynamics between Goku and Gohan, Peter quickly loses patience for Mr. Satan’s nonsense, and both hosts are surprised at the quality of the last episode of the block.

Also included: Another argument for Hercule Satan actually being quite strong for a normal person, robo-gore, and Peter’s superhero origin story.

Dragon Ball Z Part 17 will release February 12th


E109 – Dragon Ball Z Part 15



What, Perfect Cell is so shrimpy compared to Semi-Perfect Cell! He must be a total weakling!

Cell completes his transformation, and becomes something of a showman. Meanwhile, Michael realizes the weird origin of one of his early D&D characters, Peter cracks up at a particular shot of Krillin, and both hosts acknowledge that Cell is probably a better villain than Frieza.

Also included: DBZ weather patterns, a Krillin’s Krillin, the use for the Hyperbolic Time Chamber Kami DOESN’T want you to know about.

Dragon Ball Z Part 16 will release January 29th


E106 – Zoids: Chaotic Century Part 3



Raven and Van’s final fight is basically the only fight worth watching in this show.

Prozen’s plans reach their completion as he unleashes the awesome power of the Deathsaurer. Meanwhile, Michael appreciates our heroes being chased by caterpillars, Peter admits a fondness for Irvine’s voice actor, and both hosts question why Prozen’s big reveal to Van needed to happen.

Also included: Zoid-style transportation, Michael complains about Game of Thrones, Prozen’s conspirators and their bad haircuts.

Star Blazers Grab Bag will release December 18th.


E105 – Zoids: Chaotic Century Part 2



Hmm, there are icebergs approaching our capital city? Even if it weren’t unseasonably warm, that would be suspicious.

Now that a rival has been introduced, things start to pick up. Meanwhile, Michael gets tired of a bunch of incompetent assassins, Peter changes his opinion about the show (or perhaps more accurately, is interested enough to actually form one), and both hosts cement their opinions on whether or not Zoids are “alive.”

Also included: Raven’s perfect voice, the single strategies of both the Republic and the Empire, the re-re-appearances of Dr. D.

Zoids: Chaotic Century Part 3 will release December 4th


E104 – Zoids: Chaotic Century Part 1



What does one do with giant robotic animals? Use them to fight wars, of course!

A young man named Van finds a girl and a robot in a pair of pods, and sets off on a grand adventure, as a war looms on the horizon. Meanwhile, Michael is confused by the exact nature of the titular Zoids, Peter talks about the model kits, and both hosts are frustrated by a lack of direction.

Also included: speculation on what exactly “Zoid Eve” is, Zoids battle statistics, Anti-Van.

Zoids: Chaotic Century Part 2 will release on November 20th


E102 – The New Batman Adventures Conclusion



Several kids discuss the many faces of Batman, and in a way they’re all correct.

We take a final trip down the dark streets of Gotham City. Meanwhile, Michael attempts to explain his appreciation for the episode “Legends of the Dark Knight”, Peter expresses his distaste for a perhaps too appropriately named villain, and both hosts discuss the darker side of Batman.

Also included: the secret owner of Chuck E. Cheese, the disposability of plant monsters, and the heights of genetic engineering.

Sailor Moon S: The Movie will release on September 23rd


E101 – The New Batman Adventures Part 1



Batman’s back again, with a slightly new design and a bit more angst.

Batman occasionally joins forces with his former partner Nightwing as the ever-growing Bat-Family fights for the streets of Gotham. Meanwhile, Michael celebrates a stupid victory, Peter finds a Mr. Freeze episode he doesn’t like, and both hosts agree that Scarecrow’s new design is awesome.

Also included: Mullet appreciation, hairstyle pet peeves, anticipation for the real DCAU crossovers to begin

The New Batman Adventures Conclusion will release October 9th