Feb. 28, 2021

TV Nostalgia: Strike First, Strike Hard, Strike Nostalgia


Date: 28th February 2021

Name of show: A Midlife Less Ordinary

Episode title and number: Se1Ep8   Strike First, Strike Hard, Strike Nostalgia

 Brief summary of show:

This week’s episode will give you all those nostalgia feelings for your old favourites and they are sure to be included, well ok, especially if you’re a man in your midlife as it may have a slight testosterone fueled bias. Who doesn’t remember the classic A-Team intro music and monologue on a typical Saturday evening, or the introduction to our screens of “The Hoff” before he was a top pop star in Germany and eyeing up the ladies on the beach in Baywatch? They will all be making an appearance here.

Bullet points of key topics & time stamps:

Trev: 8:12 

·       that's the thing. Isn't there always a peter pan? Ladies actors? Yeah. actresses. They're always slightly older because I think the two girls in it are like 23 and 24. Yes, but they're playing like 16 year olds. Yeah, exactly. So that that shows you how, you know but your what what shows you like to see come back man. Well, if we're if we're talking about from that, that kind of era, the kind of ones if we're talking the kind of action kind of things that are going on. 

 

Wayne: 21:50 

·       Yeah, it does. Does it in my mind still devalue the person but it even though that's probably not the case. It's, you know, the cinema is gonna need our help when we come out of what's currently and all we've got to look forward to is in the no no big fan I know. And I'm not a great fan is James Bond. And that's it. Yes. gotta save cinema.

 

Wayne: 24:46 

·       because you want to be young again. It's about experiencing the feelings you had when you were young and bringing them into your middle age really, isn't it and then enjoying Yeah. And talking about I want you to have some feelings now for some questions drive because it's time is testing your intelligence in test drive?


 
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Transcript
intro:

You're listening to a mid life less ordinary, the weekly podcast giving you the lowdown on becoming a cool older dude. The good times are not afraid of memory, it's time to start loving them again. And here are your hosts, Wayne and Travis.

Wayne:

Welcome back, everyone and welcome to another episode from a mid life less ordinary got it right this time Trev. And this episode is called strike first strike hard strike nostalgia. And I'll let Trev introduce himself and tell you what it's about.

Trev:

Well, here I am, again, wanting to talk to you lovely people. And we're going to talk about TV. And the effect is having at the moment with the shows like Cobra Kai, they're kind of nostalgic trip is bringing back. I know wine and I were both quite big fans of Cobra Kai, sort of thing you don't want to admit I remember watching the first series and thinking Oh, yeah, hold on. What's this about? I did. I'm a big fan of The Karate Kid films. I saw all of the cinema when I was a kid. Did you similar cinema one? Yeah. So Karate Kid at the cinema. Yeah, I see. I got slapped about I've gotten to see the first Karate Kid feel a bit ironic. It was. It was an awful thing was it was quite kind of racist. We had these oriental gents behind us young kids. And we decided to give him a bit of chip. And yeah, they were gonna see The Karate Kid and they saw see the foil I just saw that. It was a bit of a warning with the loss of their face, but they actually slept as about a bit which

Wayne:

by the time the film finished, you could get your revenge.

Trev:

Well, that's why to be honest. Yeah, because everyone had that feeling. Didn't know but I come out of a karate kid feel more rocky film? Yeah. That they could take on the world. Exactly. I don't know about you, but we both lived really near the town. So we never got the bus but I remember walking past the bus stop after guy to see I think it was the second guy kid field. And there was people practicing karate on the on the bus.

Wayne:

which I think was which is not the same from into the dragon when he gets to the island.

Trev:

Oh, well yeah, Mr. Han, Mr. Herman. Yeah, Mr. Han? That is that that is my favorite kung fu film of our mind to the dragon. Just got everything you'd want. Yeah. They're all great. I'm a massive Bruce Lee fan. I love Jackie Chan stars. not so keen on Jet Li as I heard he uses a stunt man which is a bit lame. Big Tony jar fan. I know we're getting off the subject

Wayne:

is still nostalgia.

Trev:

Nostalgia, but he's got everything under the dragon another all old gripe Big Boss Fisher fury but and the Dragon has got the hidden Ireland and the big boss there with the claw. It's got everything is john Saxons in it. Williams is great unit is it's just amazing. And, and the Jackie Chan bit? Yeah, of course. Yeah. Jackie Chan introduced. Rosie Bovary sort of shoulder Disney's Yes. So one of the one of the hoods in it. And I've ever been new, I think slowed down really didn't read on DVD to see if it was definitely Jackie Chan. And I love that. And yeah, that kind of film mythos. is vast and beating the predator so isn't it?

Unknown:

Yes.

Trev:

It's really I love that, that kind of love. Where does this come from? I think that's great. But anyway, you're going back to the TV nostalgia. Yeah. Cobra Kai has really set it off. Everybody loves it, don't they? Absolutely. Yeah, it's everything is gone.

Wayne:

So I was just gonna say that Cobra Kai is gonna be the most. nostalgia is a funny thing in itself, because we've had to get to this age middle age to be able to have nostalgia, haven't we? So yeah, and it's the 80s mainly the 70s 80s. And Cobra Kai represents something from the 1980s perfectly would you say?

Trev:

Yeah, I think the biggest biggest thing they've got right with Cobra Kai is bringing back the actual people that were in it. Yes. The one guy notice it spoilers because he's in season three but is 1 billion now north of nine it can be by looked it up and it is right. Yeah. I think they'll read somewhere or heard somewhere that because Ralph macchio produced it didn't need a lot to do with it. And he said he wouldn't bring a character into it who he couldn't get hold of to play their actual bargain. Yes, brilliant. Yeah, talking about he must hold the production up. And again, probably ruin some of the storylines. But that's magic. I I think Cobra Kai is the one now but I think the one that really threw it into the main kind vision was Stranger Things with the whole 80s feel. Yes, it had that kind of Goonies, Poltergeist, et you feel. I went to one of the Stranger Things, secret cinemas. And I'll tell you, secret cinema is a brilliant. I'm not plugging them Because I want to go free you next time. But me and you've done one of the Empire Strikes Back when it was great. I did the Blade Runner one, which I thought was the best one I've done. It was mind blowing. And I did the stranger thing was one as well. And that was ever so good. But it's all about getting the time. Right. Isn't it? The look at the time. Yeah. Yeah. What? What would what would you like to see next? To be honest? Why? Well, let's see if we quit. Like you say no stranger things. Yeah, you're right. I think that influenced a lot of what's happening now.

Wayne:

But obviously, Stranger Things is a new imagination. It's not really know, isn't he? Yeah, yeah, he gives Yeah, exactly. And that's,

Trev:

I remember seeing it first. And I remember seeing the titles or where they come up. And I thought, these have got this right. If this if the whole TV show is like the credits, then they've got it because I thought the credits were my that sets a tone to me. Yeah, you know, exactly does. Yeah. And it'll say if he's,

Wayne:

if he's brought back Karate Kid, which he has, I mean, you just actually explained something that I'll elaborate on a bit that I've heard that Ralph macchio has been asked many times to bring back Daniel laRusso. But that the story is pitched to him. He obviously doesn't want to sell out because it was he hasn't been working that much over the last 30 years is

Trev:

he had a big future didn't he was in the outsiders.

Wayne:

Exactly. Yeah, he was he got typecast, but he loves the Kraken. He has been asked to do one with his son and he's like Mr. Miyagi and everything else but he's refused to do it. And the reason he's done Cobra Kai is because it's seen through Johnny Lawrence's eyes

Trev:

is a good take on the story, isn't it?

Wayne:

Yeah. is brilliant because you know, they're bringing back this thing about was Daniel the real bully in The Karate Kid because Johnny never started any other fights, which

Trev:

is one bit in it as well. isn't a spoiler. It's just for someone like me who's so nerdy with heavy metal and stuff. But he's actually one point he actually wears like a scorpions t shirt. Yeah, ban the scorpions. And it's like, How cool is that? Yeah. Yeah, Rock me like a hurricane. Okay, yeah.

Wayne:

cater to everyone.

Trev:

Exactly. Yeah, that sums it up. Now. There's other bits in it. I won't ruin it for people who haven't watched it. But there's other bits that are great. But yeah,

Wayne:

what I bring back everything, not even just people they bring back older people. They bring back items as well. There's like, trophies to say, but they don't the cars in it. No spoilers. No, no, but I think it's okay to say the funniest thing I find about Cobra Kai is that Ralph macchio is actually six years older, when he's playing the Mr. Miyagi role. And he's six years older than actually, Mr. Miyagi was happening Pat Morita, who isn't Pat Yeah, he

Trev:

just looked he looked older. Yeah, but he's, yeah, he's 60 years old.

Unknown:

Ralph, he, I think I believe is around 60. He's he looks good. But he was 23 when he done Karate Kid. He looks about 12 years he

Trev:

that's the thing. Isn't there always a peter pan? Ladies actors? Yeah. actresses. They're always slightly older because I think the two girls in it are like 23 and 24. Yes, but they're playing like 16 year olds. Yeah, exactly. So that that shows you how, you know but your what what shows you like to see come back man. Well, if we're if we're talking about from that, that kind of era, the kind of ones if we're talking the kind of action kind of things that are going on. I mean, obviously karate kid was a movie, what do you think would be possible to do our Well, they've got to be alive for us. So that puts one of my favorite ones Airwolf out the picture.

Wayne:

They're both gone. Yeah. Ernest Borgnine god rest his soul and Knight Rider was tried to come back and

Trev:

jan michael vincent,

Wayne:

Jan Michael Vincent. Yes. Mr. Stringfellow Hawke. Anyone is named after a strip joint and, and a bird of prey is gotta be cool. I don't know but it's always a good name. He's

Trev:

some of the best names or some of the ones that sports nega has in films. Oh, God. Yeah. But yeah, we were talking about

Wayne:

how we could do a whole series is on.

Unknown:

Yeah. But yeah, that Stringfellow Hawke off stream fellow Hawk Yeah.

Wayne:

There might be a question on Himalayas I'm not going to elaborate too much more

Trev:

exactly. But the only thing is with that is that with all these TV shows, they didn't really have the budget so like when you saw air wolf in the air and fly and they were the same shots virtually every episode. Yes, yeah. When you're a kid and that you don't really twig it Do you care. But when you if you if you watched it now, you'd be like, well, I'm done. That was that's the same once once you've completed the Internet Movie Database like you have There's nothing. It's a race to be criticized. That's

Wayne:

your that's your big one. Is it? I'd like to see a wolf. But not obviously, when you bring in new characters, it's difficult to capture that kind of Yeah. Which is what Cobra Kai has done. So what would you be your first choice? Isn't it? Sorry, what has been done? Knight Rider wasn't good. Trev it was.

Trev:

I remember obviously the original I want a massive fan of it then.

Wayne:

But I think the second one had to suck on my God. Well, Val kill was voice the car. So

Unknown:

that'd be It's cold. Yeah, yeah, it was bad.

Wayne:

Don't bother seeking it out. What would you like to see was?

Trev:

I know, I think there's space for the $6 million man because boys and I was it'd be 6 billion now though. Wouldn't it be more expensive? But again, they did that with the six the $6 million woman didn't they? or something? bionic woman came back with a go out of EastEnders. And it failed. Yeah. You couldn't have stupid stuff like middle Mickey coming. Mickey could show

Wayne:

up. Now. That's sorry, but yeah, that's another one.

Trev:

Yes, it's been kind of the films are quite good. I actually quite well. What was the girl's name minute. Wilma, waiting for a change? Yeah, Wilma? Wilma.

Wayne:

No mighty Smith.

Trev:

Yeah, Wilma?

Wayne:

I don't remember hearing it hearing. That's right. Yeah.

Unknown:

Well done.

Wayne:

That wasn't one of the questions. I'm not taking that one off.

Trev:

I would be pretty good. It would be quite easy to do, I think.

Wayne:

Yes. Yeah. I think it wouldn't have with Lee Majors.

Trev:

Oh, it could he was he needed to he needed.

Wayne:

It needed a stamp man to get out of a chair now I should say.

Trev:

The evil because he was you know, he was he was Bruce Campbell's. He actually stayed evil did the TV show that was really good. Yeah, the second. The second series weren't so great. They sort of run out of ideas. But the first one was great, but then that's what you get when you get Sam Raimi to produce it.

Wayne:

Yes. wholesaler the original people there. See? What about some of the more obscure ones Trev that probably only went one season? Hope Yeah, I was gonna say straight who actually went a bit longer, I believe but actually straight up with the production was brilliant. I thought that was as good as Knight Rider. In some sense.

Trev:

It was just a bit of a Knight Rider on two wheels.

Wayne:

It was not necessarily a bad thing.

Trev:

The car works pretty.

Wayne:

Well, there's Batman. Do you remember that?

Unknown:

Remember, that worked. But

Wayne:

there was 1.1 series. Simon McCorquodale. Was it him?

Unknown:

Was he the British guy? Yeah,

Wayne:

I believe he's Yeah, I believe he passed away actually. But

Trev:

for some reason I remember Ron pohlman being in something similar to a TV show from the American one. Yeah,

Wayne:

I can at first thing I remember him as alien resurrection.

Trev:

Now I thought it was Manimal really gonna look into that. If someone if someone knows I'm sure. toman was involved in something like that. He might have been beating the beast. Yeah, Vincent. Linda Hamilton. Vincent. That's it. It was Oh, no problem.

Wayne:

Is that easy? Yes, it is. Yeah. Well,

Trev:

I can see it by the night. Yeah, on the bike. Oh, boy. See, I was a massive fan when I was a kid still Ed now the Jerry Anderson stuff. Yeah. And the birds are sitting right Joan? I was petrified. A Joe 90 days of running hide behind the couch. It

Wayne:

hasn't been a joy 90 movie actually is it?

Trev:

It would really work. Yeah, it would. What was I thinking of the other day? I was thinking about something like that. And I watched another film. And basically, it was Joe 90, where they implanted Brian Yeah. I think it was kind of horror film. Actually. They importantly, it was it was it was it was the new David Cronenberg son's film. And I thought this clots really similar. Yeah, they like put brain implants into like assassins. And I thought it's just Joe 90 like an adult Joe 90. But now I look back and see because I was too young to see originally all of these by saw him on all reruns. Thunderbirds was the best for the country. Scarlet was brilliant, because of the they actually had real evil on it. We've kept in black. We treat just like Henry Rollins, like medicine as hell. But then the aliens were so weak. They were just like as illumined as bald was, weren't they on you on Mars or you never like couldn't afford to do the budget. That was why for the aliens you couldn't they didn't have that.

Wayne:

But it's about using your imagination, which is why it's so cool.

Trev:

Yeah, they they did actually I think The Japanese did like a kind of manga cartoon or Thunderbird. 2086. Yeah. Which was pretty weak, to be honest and obviously is the film that Bill Paxton did, didn't he? Yes, under bousfield? Yes. Which wasn't great either. And obviously, you got the new Thunderbirds, the children, the comic, the cartoon. I did try to watch some of that and they're done Captain scholar and that is a bit weak. Yes, I'd like to see that done. Right.

Wayne:

Well as original, animated or puppets or live action?

Trev:

Yeah, the last one they did was a real letdown was terrible. Yeah, was pretty bad. Yeah, that would even if I use some of the more obscure ones like fiber, lecture five, or one of the ones I needed for worlds TV, I believe and again, if someone if I'm wrong, Bob Sure. I'm pretty pretty right. can put me right, but they did one called Secret Service was, which was like a vicar. Who was an older double agent. Yeah, yeah. He was really, really good. They used actually a lot more kind of hands on that to make it look realistic. Yeah. The actual puppetry he looked they weren't not really wooden. They actually really look like a lot people this time. Yeah, that those would be

Wayne:

that would be looking at here what it could be.

Trev:

I don't, because I don't watch because I'm at work on a Saturday. I don't see any Kids TV. So I don't know if there's like programs like that we use the word 80s was the Saturday Swap Shop and our Saturday morning TV. Yeah. It was three hour shows. Yeah. Well, they are they are their kids like that. I don't

Wayne:

think they're productive because of the spread across satellite channels. Now. The production of these programs aren't great anymore. Obviously. There's only four channels. There are free channels even. But yeah, I mean, we used to I mean, I remember when Swap Shop turned up at a park in South End and saying I want to watch it. Yeah, no, keep checking code, Rusty. So

Trev:

yeah, yeah, I remember that, too. But what why do you think it used to be those kind of TV shows that it's always like a presenter and a puppet. Exactly. Yeah. Go and get a dark green. dark green Gill balm get fresh. Brilliant. He

Wayne:

was leaking Zach on a big breakfast.

Trev:

I've actually got that on DVD was a big breakfast on zig and zag the whole complete zigzag. But yeah, what why do you think why did they Why are puppets so why don't you have with them? It's bizarre, isn't it? Yeah. It's like, Oh, we can't have two presenters. We have one and a puppet. doesn't really work now does it? Yeah. No, I suppose is the thing is they look cuddly and cute. Yeah. Brings kids to it. Yeah. Well, look,

Wayne:

I welded all the way down with Keith Harris. Yeah,

Trev:

yeah. It was a big I was more of a Cardinals fan. Yeah, I was to be fair, because he had a bit a bit of cheekiness about

Wayne:

can you name and this isn't part of test trip, by the way, but we will put baby Do you remember who done the production or most of them American? It shows that from Knight Rider for guy.

Unknown:

What company? Yeah,

Wayne:

there was a big production company in the 80s. That done most of them shows. Do you remember? who it was? You know, it says I said, Yeah.

Unknown:

Obviously weren't Canon or Globus? Well, no, no,

Wayne:

it was Glen. A Larson production.

Unknown:

Yes. All of us plan a loss.

Wayne:

Is that the same as well? Maybe? I

Trev:

think yes. I think it was. Yeah, I actually thought the movie was quite good in a way. That was the one with Liam Neeson, wasn't it? Yeah. And yeah, I thought that was all right. Yes. Okay. Got

Wayne:

it. So why not bring it back as a TV show? I think I don't think it works so well as a film to be honest, because there's loads of action films that you can watch. Third, similar to that, but as a TV show, it's

Trev:

very true. Yeah. Yeah. I think some things are just super suited to to a TV show. Yeah. Because I very clearly, you go back on TV shows and a nice, hugely popular with a gang very quickly on the Mandalorian. We've done Star Wars, but I really thought the Mandalorian would be a completely different show to what it is. Yes. In my mind, when I saw it was coming. I had this image of a totally different TV show. And when I kind of watched four or five of them, I thought, Oh, it's not what I thought. But that doesn't matter has been hugely successful. And why, by opinion, don't mean

Wayne:

I think you're just Yeah, I know. It's hard to please try this day and age, you know, but I think what you said, I think Trump is glad it exists. argue Yeah, and it looks great. We've said this before, but you know, they could steal they're trying to pander to too many.

Trev:

Not the biggest thing I'd want Britain to be brought back. The other one I've just remembered is V Juventus. Yeah, that was bought back. I watched it good, was it?

Wayne:

No, but yeah, but what this is what winds me up more about anything they do these days. They bought that back and I got into it because I loved the original Wii. And I watched it and they just dropped it at the end of the second season with no resolution to anything and I'm just like, Oh, thanks for that. Why not even just do one episode where you Finish the thing you know?

Trev:

Yeah, exactly. Yeah, but if it has if it doesn't then to be a TV executives are ruthless. Yeah. If it doesn't get the views it doesn't get the people watching. They will just cut it. It will just go Yeah, they don't care. My is all money now. So it doesn't it doesn't matter. Yeah, the one that was probably the biggest influence for me as a TV show back in those days was again, I didn't see the original I saw the reruns was Planet of the Apes. Yes. thing is with that is it had the effects of the movie for the team? I think you've probably the first one to ever have that. It had the movie effects for a TV show. Yeah, didn't it?

Wayne:

Yes, it looked like the movies didn't it?

Trev:

was so good. That's what was so that Sunday, urbanists I met the cast I met Ronnie McDowell in South anybody they opened up market data and actual market a petrified me because I'd like general URIs on the whole the whole she's the law. But yeah, it was like a tool. I

Wayne:

did. Imagine a star that big now open in a market.

Trev:

It just doesn't fit. But that that's the thing. It's if it had the effects of the film. I know obviously, everything's on big budget now the TV shows like, I don't know. What do you think the first one was?

Wayne:

Do you think the sopranos or band of brothers would are where all the money went into it? Like the big productions? Yeah,

Trev:

this people prefer to be on TV actors now. prefer to be here. Definitely. Because they're in field. That's

Wayne:

where the money is. Yeah, it is. Yeah,

Trev:

it's quite I don't get me wrong. I love the idea. I think he's great. But it does take it away a little bit from big movies and cinema experiences with people like Woody Harrelson and Matthew McConaughey on your TV screens at home.

Wayne:

Yeah, it does. Does it in my mind still devalue the person but it even though that's probably not the case. It's, you know, the cinema is gonna need our help when we come out of what's currently and all we've got to look forward to is in the no no big fan I know. And I'm not a great fan is James Bond. And that's it. Yes. gotta save cinema.

Trev:

It mostly has, isn't it? Yes. I tell you what the other talking of like the Super Mario nation or whether this was a part of it. What was really which I loved when I was a kid, and when I found out who did the music for it was another. Do you remember? Starfleet? He stopped the starfish series

Wayne:

design feet just off now. Because obviously Starfleet is Star Trek.

Trev:

Yeah, yeah. Starfleet. Brian made the music to it. It was like well, I'm sure it was like a Japanese because I was really into one he managed as well. Yeah, well, it was like a puppy, kind of version of Fukushima Thunderbirds, but I think they bought it from Japan, whatever it was central Anglia. You remember the regional TV thing? Yes. And honestly, it was really good. And it was one of the first ones to have like a transformer in it. Wow. With like, different parts of the ship would form a huge robot. Yeah, it was quite a lot prime mind is the music for it. Well as the LP as well. Yeah, the puppet thing has always been a big thing for the year Starfleet was great. If you look it up. They cuter hazard they could bring back I actually thought

Wayne:

that was quite I was gonna say but why it was the the addiction to making the making these movies is comedies with Ben Stiller and people like that.

Trev:

I think because they're so came off

Wayne:

it. I suppose.

Trev:

You can't take him seriously. Yeah, really? Can you that's the thing. Yeah, I think you when you look back, I suppose

Wayne:

as a movie. Yes. Yeah. If it was a TV show, you could make it. Yeah,

Trev:

I tell you what I thought was a real good masterstroke. We Starsky and Hutch, was getting Snoop Dogg to be there. Yeah, that was, you can't think of anybody else not know.

Wayne:

When they were great, but they're not the sort of thing I want to watch over and over. You know, I struggled to watch a bunch of once no nostalgia again, isn't it?

Trev:

Yeah, but I really enjoy those I found like, what we're going through now this lockdown thing. I find myself going back to though these 80s and 90s films, comfort all these little happen is easy to understand. You're going back to better days. And I said, but that's how I felt like in the last six months. I've watched all the Star Trek movies again. A lot of Burt Reynolds movies again, I've watched like Kai accompli, what else I've watched, but not a lot of older films again.

Wayne:

It's made you feel good. It's lucky we've got this back catalogue at our age and this is what being midlife is about, you know revisiting your past. It's not all about vegan stuff.

Unknown:

Yeah, exactly. It's not about movies anymore. It's not

Wayne:

because you want to be young again. It's about experiencing the feelings you had when you were young and bringing them into your middle age really, isn't it and then enjoying Yeah. And talking about I want you to have some feelings now for some questions drive because it's time is testing your intelligence in test drive?

Trev:

Right. This is the kind of metal version of Telly addict.

Wayne:

Telly addict said I bring that back I could do that. But there's too many channels to test people want to be difficult. So for questions this week trip again, I'm not trying to catch you out. I just want to play along at home. You know you some of you will know these questions to these big budget TV shows. So first one, I'll be very surprised if you don't get this is. What is the name of the Dukes of Hazzard car?

Trev:

General Lee Of course he would they take what they cover? Yeah,

Wayne:

because it's the southern thing, isn't it? Yeah. Because he's just a general is the flag.

Trev:

Yeah, exactly. They would actually take the Confederate flag off that Yeah, you lose everything. Don't

Wayne:

just want me Yeah, he's

Trev:

losing his cool about that TV show. Yeah, by doing that, it was good. Good side point.

Wayne:

Question two. Which one of the A Team was the pilot

Trev:

Murdock Yes. Hmm. howling mad Murdock.

Wayne:

You got what clapping off there. Got the clap. You've added the one and a half times.

Trev:

For episode

Wayne:

number three. What actor was famous for the line? Nanu Nanu.

Trev:

Robin Williams Mork.

Wayne:

Yes. Well done.

Trev:

Okay, give me the applause

Unknown:

Yeah, well, damn it. Yeah. Imagine the uproar if they bought someone. Yeah, you couldn't do it. That was he's a unique talent. Yeah, he was. Yeah, busted. I can't think not Will Ferrell I don't want welfare ordering. Yeah, like Will Ferrell but he wouldn't be right. Yeah. See, leave it where it is. That

Wayne:

did not come at a happy days.

Unknown:

It did. He wasn't Yeah, I think

Wayne:

it was an episode because Star Wars have come out or something like that. Or they

Trev:

bring an alien. Yes, exactly. I think that's well done. Yeah. Happy days. I could bring back Yeah, that wouldn't surprise me. That would be

Wayne:

catchy. Henry Winkler could still do it. Or it could be good.

Trev:

So many Ben Stiller movie. Yeah. I don't think it depends. You know, is Adam solid Adam saw Adam Sandler. Sorry. Yeah, I don't think Yeah, because I don't think he is relevant as all the as the old ones is it people remember happy days? I tell you what brought her happy days back big time was that was a video buddy Holly. Yes. Yes. That was really well done. Yeah, that was that was just another spike Jones trick. Yeah, same as sabotage. By the Beastie Boys. That man had an all yes for doing music videos. He did that.

Wayne:

With movies. Not bad either.

Trev:

To be fair, his movies are great. Yeah, exactly. Yeah, that that's that's not and I was talking about top five films, which I can't do is not not trying to tempt you. And I actually forgot being john malkovich in there. Yeah. blew my mind when I saw it. Yeah, nothing was ever like it was just I saw it in New York, which was cool. Oh, yeah. Come out of cinema.

Wayne:

Oh, no wonder you think so Highly of it anyway

Trev:

. But isn't that easy? So it's so different. And so quirky just like, yeah, very good.

Wayne:

I've seen quite a few times. Yeah, I mean, it's just, it's just great. Yeah, but yeah, Chris Jones. I dunno what he's doing now, but no, I don't to be on this Trev. Right last question. Trev just get a bit more difficult. But we have mentioned this character already. What musical instrument does Stringfellow Hawke play from a wolf

Trev:

is he the title was wasn't it

Wayne:

Yes. This is the hard one because I knew I'd need probably get the others to play along at home are you getting it Do you all know

Unknown:

I so badly want to say violin

Wayne:

oh let you have another go but you know that should give you a clue is in a Black Adder kind of way. It's a violiny type thing another 80's show could come back that was a brilliant I said it's a slightly bigger

Trev:

Oh, it was like the cant even think what they're called now

Wayne:

You know what I mean?don't you. Yeah, it looks like a violin that that the hulk would have. Yes. Yes. You could picture it but you couldn't name it. Cuz he's cool He's Stringfellow Hawke and he plays a cello Imagine if you told a girl that from Tinder, you know you're on Tinder. I'm Stringfellow. Hawke and I play the cello.

Trev:

You'd be like I'm a helicopter pilot. Oh yeah. I've I go on missions.

Wayne:

Really cool. And what was the name of the people that employed him? It was was it the firm or something? The firm was something Yes. Dr. gaffer Ross aka Jaffa Jaffa yeah there was a doctor i can't i mean i haven't revisited it Dr. Jaffa he's seedless, sorry but his personal life coming into it now. Yeah, but yeah, but yeah well done trip that was a good performance on that that questions this week? Yes. The standard trip Yeah. So you know, we got Cobra Kai check it out if you haven't. I mean, everyone's got Netflix, I'm sure now but yeah, so if you haven't seen it, watch it. You'll love it.

Trev:

Very quick subject to those streaming. You know, the one that kind of is Cobra Kai was on the red was on YouTube Red. Yeah, yeah. Where did that go? Yeah, it actually goes it didn't it didn't actually come over to England. I did it now in America, I think attended the one that's probably the least successful. of all of those. So is Apple's version, isn't it? Yeah,

Unknown:

they spend a lot of money on it.

Trev:

But have you seen some of the stuff they've produced Greyhound TV?

Wayne:

Obviously but yeah, but that's bad. Yeah, I watched it Yeah, it's

Trev:

and it was about an hour and 10 minutes long show

Wayne:

there's no character development is there it's all about

Trev:

he's supposed to build this thing and he's just like you was expecting under see tree when you watch he watched under siege one and he's actually already Yeah. The Voice it with these action fields. You've got speed. Speed on most Fast Pass. You've got under siege on a big naval boat. And then the second one speed to on a train liner. Under Siege to is on a truck.

Wayne:

is 19. This is the 90s to transport the general the decade of transport.

Trev:

Yes, no. Don't get me wrong. I did enjoy watching under siege.

Wayne:

Yeah, just to again, Casey right back in it. Casey right off.

Trev:

Honestly, as I saw over and over again,

Wayne:

or Erika eleniak.

Unknown:

Yeah. Honestly, yeah. jumping

Wayne:

out the birthday cake. Yeah. Tommy Lee Jones. Tommy Lee Jones was in all of these playing bad guys. Hey, yeah, he's a rock star. And I also it was easier.

Trev:

I don't think we could worry about spoilers. about that. He's what he asked the main who's in charge who's who's the highest ranking officer to kind of give him a rod. He just shoots him in there. As bad as I am. That's,

Wayne:

that was a time of fun again, and that that era is now nostalgia to us, isn't it? Yeah. From the early 90s. Obviously, that

Trev:

kind of family shows what a load of them back and it was all garbage that I haven't even watched. It's not the guide. It was. Mackenzie crook is it

Unknown:

really was in the office when he Yeah, that was brilliant. Yeah, the

Wayne:

office is not the it is.

Trev:

Now why exactly that was garbage. It looks it's normal.

Wayne:

I actually enjoyed the first one they bought back the year before there last year, but 2019 version. I actually quite enjoyed it watching it with the family. The one that was released at Christmas 2020 Oh my God, I couldn't even I know I'm not being funny. Trev I know. I sit through things even when I'm not enjoying it. I wasn't enjoying it. I turned it off. Yeah, I didn't enjoy it. That'll be gone.

Trev:

I don't watch breakfast TV anymore. Just because of what's going on. I don't really want to, but before this, and I think the and you did speak about it. But they had like some of the gladiators on there. Yes. And I thought they're gonna bring that back because I thought they're on there. They're gonna bring it back. They're gonna bring it back. Yeah, yeah. Oh, okay. Because I could Yeah, I could really, I could see jet again. So the Oh, she's she still works. I've

Wayne:

seen her on morning TV know, the kind of daytime TV Sorry, no. She's a psychologist. She helps people look at therapy. So if you need any help, and you want to see Jay just higher and you can speak to her.

Trev:

I think I might do that. I'll be looking at straight up after because I might not need any help. To do that. I could do the handsome Jay says, I'm going to go any further than that. I don't know. You weren't really a war fan. And no, no, it's the other show in my early 20s and it sounds so bizarre but the guys I used to go drinking with one of the guys was the first one to His own flat. Yeah. And on a Saturday night it was ritual to go around his house with a load of beer before we went out to watch blind date. Oh yeah, brilliant November his next door neighbor knocking for some reason and said, Oh, are you guys enjoying the football? Like mark the guy I was with was like, we're not watching a football we should walk in here we realize like shouting and cheering like what a football match. And we were actually blind date.

Wayne:

How many people you know we're on blind date? turf?

Trev:

One? Yeah, yeah. Yeah, I had I had one and I got grabbed by the throat by him.

Wayne:

This is happening quite a lot to you. Why do you want people up like this? sock sock is the worst is sarcasm. I can't believe it. I've had to put up with it.

Trev:

And as enhanced by alcohol Yes,

Wayne:

yes, he can definitely do testament to that.

Trev:

The volume goes up and the sarcasm goes up. So get together it's like a little mini I find it quite funny to be fair, but

Wayne:

that's why I'm still here.

Unknown:

guy I knew there was on there. Oh, yeah. It

Wayne:

was a great that he's a great but I bought that back and it wasn't very good with Paul O'Grady. It was pretty cool to be honest. He's disappeared. Thankfully, but he's doing dogs in dog Battersea dogs. Oh, most I mean, it'd be better as Lily savage to be faithful right? I don't mind.

Unknown:

I actually quite like Julian Clary as well.

Wayne:

Yeah, no, he's da they're clever people they're not they know I've been a bit harsh there but I think we should perhaps we should go to the summary and just summarize what we think so yeah, we'll do it so quickly we'll go through I programs that you should definitely watch out we've already said watch Karate Kid Cobra Kai is what you you'd have hours of entertainment there.

Trev:

I think so. Yeah. Anything else? Really? Well, I just think I'd like to say really don't bring these some programs back which are bound to be tempted to narrow the success of Cobra Kai there must be looking at everything to do don't bring them back unless it can be done in a decent cheesy kind of way. Yeah, don't try to take the thing is do it tongue in cheek that's the whole subject that's the whole crux for me if you're doing tongue in cheek is good the Evil Dead thing was done quite tongue in cheek have the right people involved but don't get people involved that don't understand in the first place. No food trip Yeah, I

Wayne:

think that sums it so we look forward to whatever they bring back next and hopefully it's good we'll watch it anyway. Yeah gives us a retirement our listeners.

Trev:

If you can think of anything they should bring back or anything we forgot that you really enjoyed from your kid. Touch the little blue microphone button on our website and leave a message saying what you'd like to like to see back yeah, definitely

Wayne:

definitely leave a message on the website and

Unknown:

join us we'll

Wayne:

we'll bring we'll we're going to be doing bonus episodes with all the voicemails we get left on our on our website. So it's www dot h m l podcast.com. Little Blue Button as Trev says leave a message there and we're going to include the best messages on an episode we're going to release as a bonus episode with Trevor and I interjected with the with the message is which will be quite good fun. I reckon. So.

Trev:

There you go.

Wayne:

That's the nostalgia that strike first strike car. Gone trip.

Trev:

Just last sigh it's been super smashing. Great.

Wayne:

I'm glad you didn't do something from Jimmy Savile Row fairest. But I shouldn't have even mentioned in I'm sorry, everybody like you. We want to say something now. Right? That's summarized nicely. Thanks for listening, everyone. And we'll see you on the next episode. See you later. See you later. Bye. Bye.

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