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Oct. 12, 2021

Episode 91 - That Thing You Do

Episode 91 - That Thing You Do

How did we get here? I led you here for I am Spartacus.  Join your favourite TransAtlantic podcasting crew – Ian, Liam, and Ethan - Georgia got held back by security - as we review the 1996 Tom Hanks penned film as it celebrates its 25th anniversary.  We...


How did we get here? I led you here for I am Spartacus.  Join your favourite TransAtlantic podcasting crew – Ian, Liam, and Ethan - Georgia got held back by security - as we review the 1996 Tom Hanks penned film as it celebrates its 25th anniversary.  We're still wondering what happened to the Oneders it our 91st episode as we discuss:

  • When Tom Hanks found the time to write That Thing You Do
  • The plethora of Beatles references present here
  • What George Harrison did for Ringo Starr after the Beatles' drummer was away for a bit and how Oasis paid reference to it
  • Are Guy and Tina a believeable couple?
  • Why did the film cut so much material and how does it hurt the film
  • If Rita Wilson is the most attractive woman in this film
  • We've got an exciting announcement for the new year
  • Whether or not That Thing You Do is the Best Film Ever.

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Massive thanks to Lex Van Den Berghe for the use of 'Mistake' by Luckydog.  Catch more from Lex's new band, The Maids of Honor at https://soundcloud.com/themaidsofhonor

Also massive thanks to Moonlight Social for our age game theme song.  You can catch more from them at https://www.moonlightsocialmusic.com/

Timestamps for this episode:

  • 0:00 - Opening Banter 10:30 - Shoutouts 24:40 - Deep Dive 1:36:45 - Endgame