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Welcome to The Surgeon’s Files: The Prodigal Son Podcast! Each week, join Mike and Sheila as they break down that week’s episode of Prodigal Son and bring you interviews with the show’s cast and creatives! Think of it as the unofficially official companion podcast for the series.

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Welcome to The Surgeon’s Files: The Prodigal Son Podcast! Each week, join Mike and Sheila as they break down that week’s episode of Prodigal Son and bring you interviews with the show’s cast and creatives! Think of it as the unofficially official companion podcast for the series.

    The Surgeon's Files: The Prodigal Son Podcast (Episode 213)

    The Surgeon's Files: The Prodigal Son Podcast (Episode 213)

    Welcome to The Surgeon’s Files: The Prodigal Son Podcast, your unofficially official Prodigal Son after-show podcast! 



    Cr: Phil Caruso/FOX



    Each week, The Surgeon’s Files: The Prodigal Son Podcast will break down the week’s episode of Prodigal Son and bring you interviews with the show’s cast and creatives!







    This week, Mike and Sheila deep dive into Prodigal Son's finale, Episode 213, "The Last Weekend"! Last week, Tom Payne teased the finale in 3 words: Quirky, Horror, Sudden. Tonight's episode was all of that and more. Tonight, on a super-sized The Surgeon's Files, Mike and Sheila dive deep into the episode and what it all means for the characters at the end of this journey. A Do Not Miss Discussion! 



    Announcement: If you love the music from Prodigal Son (and songs like it), check out our The Surgeon's Files Spotify Playlist!

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    Music:

    “Epic Dark Hollywood Trailer” by Jon Wright, licensed by Pod Clubhouse.



    This podcast was recorded in Pod Clubhouse Studios and edited by Caroline Daley and assembled by Michael Caputo.

    • 1 hr 35 min
    The Surgeon’s Files: The Prodigal Son Podcast (Episode 212 with Guest, Tom Payne)

    The Surgeon’s Files: The Prodigal Son Podcast (Episode 212 with Guest, Tom Payne)

    Welcome to The Surgeon’s Files: The Prodigal Son Podcast, your unofficially official Prodigal Son after-show podcast! 



    Cr: Phil Caruso/FOX



    Each week, The Surgeon’s Files: The Prodigal Son Podcast will break down the week’s episode of Prodigal Son and bring you interviews with the show’s cast and creatives!







    NOTE: We recorded this episode, as well as our interview with Tom Payne, on Monday, May 10. Literally minutes after we finished recording, the news circulated that Prodigal Son had been cancelled. So, when you listen, it’s going to sound like we’re still waiting on renewal news because we were. We hope it gets picked up somewhere but, if not, please listen to Tom’s words about his time working on the show and let us appreciate the time we got to spend with these characters and their stories. We hope you enjoy the listen.



    This week, Mike and Sheila deep dive into Episode 212, "Sun and Fun"! Afterwards, stick around for our exclusive interview with Malcolm Bright himself, the wonderful Tom Payne! Tom stayed with us for almost an hour and took us through his entire time with the show and even teased next week's finale! He was very gracious with his time and gave wonderfully thoughtful answers, a true delight to speak to. Do Not Miss This Interview! 



    1:22:36 – Time Code for Start of the Tom Payne Interview. 



    Announcement: If you love the music from Prodigal Son (and songs like it), check out our The Surgeon's Files Spotify Playlist!



    Guest Bio: Tom Payne



    Cr: Mark Seliger/ FOX.



    Prior to PRODIGAL SON, Tom Payne played “Jesus Monroe” in the hit cable series “The Walking Dead.” A beloved character in the comic book series, he debuted in the middle of Season Six and remained on the show through Season Nine. Previously, Payne starred on “Luck,” from creators Michael Mann and David Milch, playing the lead role of jockey “Leon Micheaux.”



    Payne made his feature film debut in “Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day,” opposite Amy Adams and Frances McDormand, and starred in the feature “The Physician,” with Stellan Skarsgard and Sir Ben Kingsley.



    He also has worked extensively on U.K. television, including roles in the series “Skins,” “Waterloo Road” and “Casualty,” as well as the miniseries “Agatha Christie’s Marple.” Additional TV credits include the telefilms “Best: His Mother’s Son”; “Wuthering Heights,” opposite Tom Hardy; “Miss Marie Lloyd”; and “He Kills Coppers.”



    In February 2020, he received the Discovery Award for his television work from the Savanna College of Art and Design (SCAD) at its annual aTV Festival in Atlanta, GA.



    A U.K. native, Payne is a graduate of London's Royal Central School of Speech and Drama, where he earned his B.A. in acting.



    Follow Tom on Twitter at @justanactor and Instagram at @thetpayne

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    The Surgeon's Files: The Prodigal Son Podcast (Episode 211 with Guest, Christian Borle)

    The Surgeon's Files: The Prodigal Son Podcast (Episode 211 with Guest, Christian Borle)

    Welcome to The Surgeon’s Files: The Prodigal Son Podcast, your unofficially official Prodigal Son after-show podcast! 



    Cr: Phil Caruso/FOX



    Each week, The Surgeon’s Files: The Prodigal Son Podcast will break down the week’s episode of Prodigal Son and bring you interviews with the show’s cast and creatives!







    This week, Mike and Sheila deep dive into Episode 211, "You Can Run ..."! Afterwards, stick around for our exclusive interview with Friar Pete himself, Christian Borle! Christian pulled back the lid on Friar Pete (pour one out for the murderous monk), his time on set filming Prodigal Son, and all things, Christian Borle! Do Not Miss This Interview! 



    1:32:06 – Time Code for Start of the Christian Borle Interview. 



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    Guest Bio: Christian Borle



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    Christian Dominique Borle is a two-time Tony Award-winning actor and Broadway favorite, who was born on October 1, 1973 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He attended the city’s famed School of Drama at Carnegie Mellon University, graduated in 1995, and moved to New York City.



    After appearing in a German production of The Who’s Tommy and a National Tour of West Side Story, Borle made his Broadway debut, appearing as Willard Hewitt in the 1998 Broadway adaptation of Footloose. He went on to join the ensembles of the 2000 revival of Jesus Christ Superstar and the short-lived 2002 musical Amour. His first starring role came as he assumed the role of Jimmy Smith from Gavin Creel in the Broadway premiere of Thoroughly Modern Millie in 2003. Next, he played several roles in Monty Python’s Spamalot, starred as Emmett Forrest in Legally Blonde (earning his first Tony nomination in 2007) and took over as Bert in Mary Poppins in October 2009.



    In 2010, he starred as Prior Walter in the off-Broadway revival of Tony Kushner’s Angels in America: A Gay Fantasia on National Themes and then as Black Stache in the New York Theatre Workshop production of Peter and the Starcatcher in 2011. The latter transferred to Broadway and resulted in Borle’s first Tony Award win in 2012. He returned to Broadway to originate the role of William Shakespeare in the musical comedy Something Rotten! in 2015, winning his second Tony, and went on to star as Marvin in the 2016 revival of beloved musical Falsettos. His performance as Marvin earned him his fourth Tony nomination, whilst he had already begun performances starring as Willy Wonka in the Broadway premiere of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory since March 28, 2017. He played his final performance in the Roald Dahl classic on January 14, 2018.



    Although primarily considered a stage actor, he has also squeezed in work on both the silver and small screen, most famously starring as Tom Levitt in NBC’s Broadway-centric TV series “Smash”. In addition, he also starred in NBC’s popular live televised musicals, portraying Max Detweiler in “The Sound of Music Live!” in 2013 and Mr. Smee and George Darling in “Peter Pan Live!” in 2014.



    Broadway: Something Rotten! (Tony and Drama Desk Awards), Peter and the Starcatcher (Tony

    Award), Falsettos (Tony nomination), Legally Blonde (Tony nomination), Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Mary Poppins, Spamalot, Thoroughly Modern Millie, Amour, Footloose, Jesus Christ Superstar. Off-Broadway: Sweeney Todd (PBS’ “Live at Lincoln Center”), Angels in America

    (Signature Theatre), Elegies: A Song Cycle (Lincoln Center) and On the Town, Little Me and Me and My Girl (City Center Encores!). Television: “Smash,

    • 2 hr 6 min
    The Surgeon's Files: The Prodigal Son Podcast (Episode 210 with Guest, Bellamy Young)

    The Surgeon's Files: The Prodigal Son Podcast (Episode 210 with Guest, Bellamy Young)

    Welcome to The Surgeon’s Files: The Prodigal Son Podcast, your unofficially official Prodigal Son after-show podcast! 



    Cr: Phil Caruso/FOX



    Each week, The Surgeon’s Files: The Prodigal Son Podcast will break down the week’s episode of Prodigal Son and bring you interviews with the show’s cast and creatives!







    This week, Mike and Sheila deep dive into Episode 210, "Exit Strategy"! Afterwards, stick around for our exclusive interview with Bellamy Young! Bellamy stayed with us for almost an hour, talking all things Jessica Whitly and Prodigal Son! A Do Not Miss This Interview! 



    1:03:46 – Time Code for Start of the Bellamy Young Interview. 



    Announcement: If you love the music from Prodigal Son (and songs like it), check out our The Surgeon's Files Spotify Playlist!



    Guest Bio: Bellamy Young



    Cr: Mark Seliger/ FOX.



    Acclaimed actress and singer Bellamy Young recently starred in her award-winning role as “President Mellie Grant” on Shonda Rhimes’ Peabody Award-winning series, “Scandal.”  Young’s performance as the politically ambitious First-Lady-then-President earned her the 2014 Critics’ Choice Television Award for Best Supporting Actress in a Drama Series.



    Her film credits include Ava DuVernay’s “A Wrinkle in Time,” as well as a starring role alongside Lou Diamond Phillips in the crime thriller “The Night Stalker.” Young has appeared with some of Hollywood’s biggest stars, in films such as “We Were Soldiers” and “Mission Impossible: III.” She can also be seen in several independent films, including “Bernard & Huey”; Zoe Cassavetes’ “Day Out of Days”; the Sundance favorite “The Freebie,” starring Dax Shepard; and “A Country Remedy,” which she starred in and produced. In 2020, she was the voice of “Martha Kent” in the animated feature “Superman: Man of Tomorrow.”



    Young’s extensive television resume includes recurring roles on “Criminal Minds,” “Dirty Sexy Money,” “CSI: Miami” and “Scrubs.” She made her television debut as “Dr. Courtney Evans” on the long-running soap opera “Another World.”



    Young began her acting career on Broadway in Cy Coleman's “The Life” and in the revival of Stephen Sondheim's “Merrily We Roll Along.” Additional credits include the first run of Randy Newman's “Faust” and the first run of Pulitzer-prize winning playwright Lanford Wilson's “Book of Days.” In 2015, Young released her debut album, “Far Away So Close,” a collection of contemporary covers influenced by her North Carolina roots.



    Through her philanthropic work, Young serves as the national spokesperson for the Humane Society of The United States’ campaign, The Shelter Pet Project. She also has brought awareness to the donation-based foundation Operation Blankets. During the Obama Administration, Young served as the Ambassador for The Trust for The National Mall, alongside Chelsea Clinton.



    Born in the mountains of Asheville, NC, Young graduated from Yale University with dual degrees in English and theater studies. She also holds a certificate from Oxford University in England.



    Follow Bellamy on Twitter at @BellamyYoung and Instagram at @BellamyYoung!

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    • 1 hr 52 min
    The Surgeon's Files: The Prodigal Son Podcast (Episode 209 with Guest, Keiko Agena)

    The Surgeon's Files: The Prodigal Son Podcast (Episode 209 with Guest, Keiko Agena)

    Welcome to The Surgeon’s Files: The Prodigal Son Podcast, your unofficially official Prodigal Son after-show podcast! 



    Cr: Phil Caruso/FOX



    Each week, The Surgeon’s Files: The Prodigal Son Podcast will break down the week’s episode of Prodigal Son and bring you interviews with the show’s cast and creatives!







    This week, Mike and Sheila deep dive into Episode 209, the Edrisa-centric episode, "The KillaBustas"! Afterwards, stick around for our exclusive interview with Keiko Agena! Keiko is back on The Surgeon's Files to catch us up on Edrisa "KamaSutures" Tanaka and also, we pull back the curtains on what makes Edrisa tick! Do Not Miss This Interview! 



    1:22:53 – Time Code for Start of the Keiko Agena Interview. 



    Announcement: If you love the music from Prodigal Son (and songs like it), check out our The Surgeon's Files Spotify Playlist!



    Guest Bio: Keiko Agena



    Cr: Phil Caruso/FOX



    Keiko Agena is best known for her work on the network TV show “Gilmore Girls.” Her additional TV credits include streaming series “The First” and “13 Reasons Why,” as well as cable dramas “Better Call Saul” and “Dirty John.” She also has appeared on episodes of “Shameless,” “Scandal” and “NCIS: Los Angeles.” Agena published an artist workbook, titled “No Mistakes,” through Penguin/Random House.



    She is a graduate of the Upright Citizen’s Brigade and iO West improv programs and has studied at The Groundlings. She also performs with various improv teams in Los Angeles and is a co-producer for the hit UCB show “Asian AF,” that has monthly sold-out shows in Los Angeles and New York.



    Follow Keiko on Twitter at @KeikoAgena and Instagram at @KeikoAgena!

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    Credits:



    Music:

    “Epic Dark Hollywood Trailer” by Jon Wright, licensed by Pod Clubhouse.



    This podcast was recorded in Pod Clubhouse Studios and edited by Caroline Daley and assembled by Michael Caputo.

    • 1 hr 55 min
    The Surgeon's Files: The Prodigal Son Podcast (Episode 208 with Guest, Frank Harts)

    The Surgeon's Files: The Prodigal Son Podcast (Episode 208 with Guest, Frank Harts)

    Welcome to The Surgeon’s Files: The Prodigal Son Podcast, your unofficially official Prodigal Son after-show podcast! 



    Cr: Phil Caruso/FOX



    Each week, The Surgeon’s Files: The Prodigal Son Podcast will break down the week’s episode of Prodigal Son and bring you interviews with the show’s cast and creatives!







    This week, Mike and Sheila discuss the Season 2 Spring Premiere, Episode 8, "Ouroboros"! Afterwards, stick around for our exclusive interview with Frank Harts (JT Tarmel). Frank is our first official Two-Timer (in the best way possible) on The Surgeon's Files and we were so happy to have him back to catch us up on everything that's been happening with JT and Prodigal Son since he was last by the Clubhouse! Do Not Miss This Interview! 



    1:20:52 – Time Code for Start of the Frank Harts Interview. 



    Announcement: If you love the music from Prodigal Son (and songs like it), check out our The Surgeon's Files Spotify Playlist!



    Guest Bio: Frank Harts



    Cr: Mark Seliger/ FOX.



    Frank Harts has appeared on the cable drama “Billions” and the network series “Bull.” He received critical acclaim for his role as “Eddie the Doorman” on streaming comedy “Master of None.”  In addition, he had recurring roles on TV dramas “The Leftovers” and “The Path.”



    Harts moved to New York from rural Illinois to study drama at The Juilliard School, where he received the Raul Julia prize for excellence. He made his 2004 Broadway debut in Lorraine Hansberry's “A Raisin in the Sun” as “George Murchison,” opposite Audra McDonald and Phylicia Rashad.



    His film credits include Jim Jarmusch's “Paterson,” opposite Adam Driver; and Jason Bateman's “The Family Fang,” opposite Nicole Kidman. Follow Frank on Twitter at @FrankHartsTruly and Instagram at @frankhartstruly!

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    Music:

    “Epic Dark Hollywood Trailer” by Jon Wright, licensed by Pod Clubhouse.



    This podcast was recorded in Pod Clubhouse Studios and edited by Caroline Daley and assembled by Michael Caputo.

    • 1 hr 50 min

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The convo! The interviews!

The fact this podcast drops right after the show is such a necessary thing. I need my Surgeon’s Files! The topics and themes Mike and Sheila talk about and connect make me enjoy the show even more. The interviews are fantastic!

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