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We are in a TV Renaissance! -proclaimed some annoying blogger and it seems they were right! Join American Jim Scampoli and Swede Jakob Burrows as we help you navigate through the TV landscape and find the best and most interesting shows. It will be a dire journey fraught with peril but the rewards will be bountiful! We invite you to watch along with us or dip your toes in the water during our spoiler free sections. If you want to suggest a TV show or add your own point of view on something we have discussed please email us at email@example.com
||CleanScared Boner | Legion S01E06 Chapter 6||We are back watching Legion and we are back at Clockworks, it’s like a poem, it rhymes. We continue our descent deeper and deeper into the mind of David Haller, but is it a fruitful journey? Is it even about the journey?||3/20/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanLegion, Why Won’t You Let Us Love You? | Legion S01E05 Review||In the Legion White Room of episode 5 we’re presented with a real mind f*ck (literally), as David and Syd get it on in VR, simulated reality, David’s brain, blue room – call it what you will! We call it a big pile of make-’em-ups.||3/15/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanFrizzy Top | Legion S01E04 Reaction & Review||Back again with CHAPTER 4 of Legion! Will this roller coaster ride known as Legion ever stop climbing and get to the first drop!? Is this the week? Does this show crossover with The OA? Is it Mojo or the Shadow King? Is it Benny or Lenny?||3/6/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanGolem Theory | Legion S01E03 Chapter 3 Review & Discussion||Reviewing Legion episode 3 (Chapter 3?!) leaves us with a lot of questions – is Syd real or a Golem #GolemTheory? Is the “Legion fat guy” actually from Buffy the Vampire Slayer or is he actually the fat bastard from Austin Powers?||3/2/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe World’s Angriest Boy | Legion S01E02 Chapter 2 Discussion & Review||Jim and Jakob review and discuss the latest episode of the kind of, sort of X-Men related drama Legion. What does it all mean?! Is this what it would actually be like to deal with these powers? Who is real, if anyone and what comes next?||2/19/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Hero We Deserve | Legion S01E01 Revew||Legion is not the X-Men TV show we deserve but the X-men TV show we need! Legion on FX is the most crazy, inventive and exciting superhero show in ages, and despite our caution and Mass Effect jokes, we’re here to geek out over cool camera tricks and u.||2/16/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEtiquette of Ghost Sex | Taboo S01E01-04 Review||The first half of season 1 of the new Tom Hardy show Taboo is now complete and what have we learned!? Well, Batman in 1814 isn’t quite as exciting as it sounds, James Delaney is one cool, bad ass character and you can send animal ghosts to have sex wit.||2/8/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWhy Did Betty and Veronica Kiss? | Riverdale S01E01||Betty and Veronica kissed in the first episode of Riverdale, the gritty Archie reboot. An innocent bisexual flirt or queer baiting? Is the Betty Veronica kiss indicative of a larger problem with Riverdale? In this FULL Riverdale Review we delve a bit d...||2/1/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe OA | Season 1 Review & Theories||The OA is a unique confusing mess in the best way possible, or the worst way, depending on who you ask. Brit Marling and Zal Batmanglij cranked up their Brit Marling-ness to 1000% and everyone got exactly what they should have expected.||1/25/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEMERALD CITY IS TERRIBLE (Except Vincent D’onofrio)||Emerald City is Terrible. We tried to open our hearts, and we love the Wonderful Wizard of Oz, Vincent D’onofrio, but there’s no way around it, from the Game of Thrones rip-offs to the first draft writing! From stupid sexy Oliver Jackson-Cohen to stup||1/18/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDirk Gently S01E05-08 / Westworld Wrap Up||We are back to finish out our discussion on the BBC America adaptation of Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency! The Max Landis adaptation of Douglas Adams, featuring Elijah Wood and other quirky characters!||1/11/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanVice Principals S01E05-09||We are back with the latest of late passes as we finally deliver on our second half of our Vice Principals discussion. That’s right we finally discuss episodes 5 through 9 of a show you completely forgot existed! But fret not!||1/4/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanGilmore Girls: A Year In The Life (Part 2)||The Stars Hollow Men are back to talk more Gilmore Girls: A Year In The Life! What’s Rory playing at? Musical or Life and Death Brigade? BOOK OR MOVIE?? And will there be more Gilmore Girls in our future? Those 4 words say no,||12/28/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanGilmore Girls: A Year In The Life (Part 1)||Let’s spend A Year In The Life of a couple of Gilmore Girls! If only, right? If only Jim and I could be transplanted into Stars Hollow – we’d be the wacky ham radio guys who think we’re NPR even though we have 3 listeners ha ha ha it’s like we||12/21/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWestworld S01E10 – The Bicameral Mind||Well, people, here we are, we have come to the end of the road of the first season of Westworld. Whether you loved it, hated it or kind of stuck around for the ride you are all the better for it. You have accomplished something you will tell your grand...||12/16/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanAtlanta Season 1||We back right in your face straight from the ‘hoods of Atlanta! Ok, not us physically but through the magic of TELEVISION. I know this is a bit of a late pass, but get used to it! After we were bombarded with Westworld we lost track of all kinds of oth.||12/7/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWestworld S01E09 – The Well-Tempered Clavier (Quick Take)||We are back with yet another Westworld quick take! Jim and Jakob check in with some quick thoughts on the latest episode of Westworld and some of the theories that may have come true. Did all your hopes and dreams come true with this episode or were th...||12/1/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBlack Mirror S03E04-06||Three episodes left, three worlds to explore, three distinct ways to get sad about life. With one exception?? Yes, we’re talking about the final episodes of Black Mirror this season, and how the internet went nuts for them. Did we go nuts as well?||11/30/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWestworld S01E08 – Trace Decay (Quick Take)||Hey everybody! Ladies and gentlemen and hosts of all ages, come one come all for a Westworld Quick Take! What is a quick take you ask? Well, Jakob is in the UK or the United Kingdom as I like to call it, but he still had enough time to check out the la...||11/22/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency S01E01-04||In this podcast we’re reviewing the new 2016 BBC America adaptation of Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency by Max Landis, featuring Elijah Wood! And a bunch of other people! Are you watching? Are you interconnecting?||11/18/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWestworld S01E07: Trompe L’Oeil||Well, that episode was quite a doozy now wasn’t it!? Or was it? Theories are being proven, revelations are a coming and Jim and Jakob are here to talk you through it all! That’s right we are back covering the newest episode of Westworld – Trompe L||11/15/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWestworld S01E06: The Adversary||Thandie Newton steals the show in episode 6 of Westworld! Bernard meanwhile seems to have lowered his own bulk apperception and Teddy turned his “dark past” up to eleven… Listen to this week’s new Westworld podcast and join us in a world of fake p||11/11/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBlack Mirror S03E01-03||While “Robots Who Think They’re Cowboys” may sound like a Black Mirror episode, we’ve actually been neglecting this latest piece of unavoidable Netflix culture, lost in our excitement over saloons and mazes.||11/7/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWestworld S01E05 – Contrapasso||We are travelling back to the West! You won’t find any tumbleweeds here as there is nothing but action, suspense and outlandish theories! We get into all of them on this new episode of Shows What You Know discussing episode 5 of Westworld,||11/3/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWestworld S01E04 – Dissonance Theory||We are back at it again with a discussion on the latest episode of Westworld! We discuss episode 4 and after the discussion we talk a little bit about some of the bigger theories floating around the Internet.||10/26/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWestworld S01E03: The Stray||Here is our discussion on episode three of Westworld! Which robot is gonna go crazy this week? Or hey maybe it’s a human going crazy, and aren’t we kinda all robots if you think about it and wow so many layers! Anyway, this was another great episode,||10/23/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWestworld S01E02: Chestnut||It’s EPISODE TWO OF WESTWORLD and the questions keep piling up: What’s the maze? What’s Ford playing at? Will Maeve the get those numbers up? Why is William even friends with that guy?! Find out our thoughts and theories in this discussion of episod||10/21/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMr. Robot S02E06-12||Mr. Robot is back at it again with his famous dance, look at those arms move! Was the last half of Season 2 able to break through our calloused hearts and win us over? Were there enough twists or should they have thrown a couple more in there?||10/19/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWestworld S01E01: The Original||I know we said our next episode would be finishing up season 2 of Mr. Robot but before we get there, we are back with a breakdown of the first episode of new buzzed about HBO show Westworld! This show has the pressure of being the new Game of Thrones b...||10/14/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanVice Principals S01E01-04||School is starting up again and we’re ready to learn… ready to learn from the comedy stylings of Vice Principals, that is! Listen along as this show corrupts our innocent minds into profanity-laced racial-slur-spewing comedy machines!||10/4/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Night Of Episodes 5-8||Jim and Jakob just won’t go away! We are stuck to you like a neck tattoo that you get in prison against any and all common sense as your trial looms in the not too distant future. We are like a young, up and coming lawyer with a bright future that woul.||9/27/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Night Of Episodes 1-4||Jim and Jakob are back to discuss the HBO LIMITED SERIES The Night Of! “That show is old news!” everyone yells, “Well not to everyone!” we reply. That’s right we are here to get down and dirty with the criminal justice system, cats and rotting f||9/21/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMr. Robot S02E01-05||Jim and Jakob, more like Daft Punk Guy 1 and Daft Punk Guy 2, because this week WE ARE THE ROBOTS, discussing the first five episodes of season 2 of MR. ROBOT. Is it living up to the hype? Or the anti-hype, as the case may be,||9/13/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanAmazon Pilots – Jean-Claude Van Johnson, I Love Dick And The Tick||This week is a little different in the realm of “Shows What You Know”, as Jim and Jakob watch the latest pilot offerings from Amazon to give some thoughts and play studio executive and choose whether to greenlight any of these shows to series.||9/7/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Get Down Part 1||This episode we GET DOWN with Netflix’s new original series from auteur Baz Luhrmann, aptly titled “The Get Down”. Does the show hit the mark? Is this just the “Glee version” of the birth of hip hop? Does it live up to the rumored over budget tr||8/30/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanOutcast S01E06-10||We’re back to discuss the last five episodes of the first season of Outcast! Have our opinions changed since the first five? Is the show delivering the required shivers and shakes and spooooky music? What’s different from the comic,||8/24/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSteven Universe Season 1||Another love letter takes shape as we delve into the wonderful world of Steven Universe, full of magical dances and gemstone bellybuttons! DON’T TUNE OUT YET, I CONVINCED JIM AND I’LL CONVINCE YOU TOO. This time we’re just talking about season 1,||8/10/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPreacher S01E07-10||We did it! Season 1 of Preacher is now in the books and we are back to finish our discussion on the remaining episodes. Did they stick the landing? Is there hope for season 2? Can we stop bringing up Breaking Bad?||8/3/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMr. Robot Season 1||Season one of Mr. Robot is snatching Emmy nominations left and right, but is it snatching our hearts? Are we sick of re-packaged nihilistic rants or are we rushing to our laptops to order fsociety T-shirts for only 19.99 including shipping?||7/27/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanStranger Things S01E05-08||We are back with a new episode, continuing our love letter to the new Netflix show, Stranger Things! This podcast episode finishes out the first season, covering episodes 5-8 and our thoughts on the show as a whole and where we would like to see it go ...||7/23/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanStranger Things S01E01-04||Here it is! A new episode of Shows What You Know! This is one that is not to be missed as we get into the latest Netflix show that is sweeping the Internet, Stranger Things! In this podcast episode we focus on the first 4 episodes.||7/20/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanOutcast S01E01-05||Who watches the watchmen? No idea, but who LISTENS to the watchmen? THAT WOULD BE YOU. Welcome to the second episode of Shows What You Know, where new internet power couple Jim Scampoli / Jakob Burrows tackle the first five episodes of the supernatural...||7/13/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPreacher S01E01-06||Fresh out the box, it is the first episode of Shows What You Know! Your hosts and heroes Jim Scampoli and Jakob Burrows discuss the first 6 episodes of the new AMC show Preacher. How does the show stack up to the graphic novel?||7/6/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
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Making TV Interesting Again!!!
The team up combo of Jim and Jacob create an amazing dynamic to discuss up and coming/fan favorite shows. I'm not the biggest TV buff, but these gents keep me informed on popular TV so at least I can sound cool with all my television savvy friends. Keep these coming fellas, loveing it!
Shows What I Know!
Finally a TV show podcast that isn't strictly Game Of Thrones! Although I'm sure they will talk about Game Of Thrones sooner or later (inside scoop) lets open up this world of TV and get into some of the most interesting and best shows out there! Tune in and interact!