Dave and Justin watch the #1 show on Netflix for the week and try to answer the question: why are people watching this? Comedy and consternation ensue as two agreeable middle-aged chaps from rural Canada are subjected to bizarre Korean sci-fi, graphic true crime documentaries, unnecessary medical dramas, baffling 90s sitcoms, and insufferable Hallmark Christmas films. Their honest reactions are filled with wit, insight, and that oh-so Canadian brand of wholesome irreverence and humble exasperation.
Blood Red Sky
Dave and Justin discuss Blood Red Sky, the #1 show on Netflix this week. Here’s the official synopsis: A woman with a mysterious illness is forced into action when a group of terrorists attempt to hijack a transatlantic overnight flight. Robert Murphy joins the lads this week to share his fascination with blood-spattered cabin crew uniforms. Dave finally finds a child actor that he respects. Justin has questions about the German medical system’s apparent refusal to supply anti-vampiric therapy drugs to patients, forcing people to seek vampire therapy at private US clinics.
Never Have I Ever
Dave and Justin discuss Never Have I Ever, the #1 show on Netflix this week. Here’s the official synopsis: After recent trauma, Devi starts her first day as a high school sophomore determined to shake off old labels and finally become cool. Laura Estill wows the lads with her serious podcast trivia chops and comedic insight. Dave continues to pursue his dream of being an onscreen janitor while Justin reveals his love of all Mindy Kaling endeavors. Also, Dave continues to give child actors the side eye.
Dave and Justin Have Some Thoughts: Episode 17
In which the lads answer the question: How the hell do we salvage a summer out of all this? (Gestures broadly)
Major Grom: Plague Doctor
Dave and Justin discuss Major Grom: Plague Doctor the #1 show on Netflix this week. Here’s the official synopsis: When a masked vigilante's killing spree throws a city into chaos, a renegade detective and his rookie partner are the only ones who can stop it. Dave enjoyed this Russian homage to 80s American action flicks, whereas Justin was flummoxed from the get-go after being fooled into thinking he was watching a time-travelling movie. The lads also discuss Soviet architecture, and Dave reveals his love of breakdancing.
Dave and Justin Have Some Thoughts: Episode 16
Should you fry eggs naked? The boys disagree on this one.
Dave and Justin discuss Fear Street 1994, the #1 show on Netflix this week. Here’s the official synopsis: After a series of brutal slayings, a teen and her friends take on an evil force that's plagued their notorious town for centuries. Justin is just too tired to put up with Simon’s bizarre quips and nonsensical dialog, while Dave takes issue with slapdash 90s nostalgia. There is also a protracted discussion about the ability of bread slicing machine to cut through cranial bone matter.
More people should listen
Nothing helps me out more to sift through the crap on Netflix better than this podcast. Plus the hosts are fine smelling, upright walking citizens of the planet who deserve more fans