Sneaky Dragon Episode 475

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By Ian Boothby and David Dedrick, Ian Boothby, and David Dedrick. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.

Hola, Sneakers! Welcome to the significant feeling Episode 475 of this podcast (aka Sneaky Dragon). Don’t ask me why I wrote that in such an awkward way, but I did and I don’t feel like pressing the delete key so there it is!

This week: the big figure; money poor, cash poor; a phone call away; secret snack shop; dusty chips; hard of herring; arsenic and Big Turk; bad detective; trick plots; hard-boiled vs. film noir; wallowing in other people’s miseries; the frisson of vicarious suffering; crowd surfing; age of wizards; Merlin vs. Simon; fluent in bleep bloop; canola substitute; the death of Caillou; disturbing dentistry; placating the angry 2%; feed your children well; good bad publicity; too many beans; weird comedy cred; self-cancelled; too silly; re-watch for the first time; uncurated; Dark Shadows update; fix The X-Files; Question of the Week – Sneakers respond; deep-fried everything; name change; surprise twin; the one and only; we need to up our game; Sneaky Dragon-bots; the see-word; only connected; consciousness of death; too many Mikes; no to Dick; starting on a high; dueling guitars; and, finally, don’t tell our wives.

Thanks for listening.

Question of the Week: What TV show would you like to see re-made? Maybe to improve it or just for the pleasure of watching it anew.
Sub-question: What’s a favourite snack food that is no longer with us? (R.I.P.)

What the heck is Merlin you ask? Well, prepare to be impressed!

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