The gang reconvenes to discuss Garrett's personal favorite James Bond film (and gateway into the franchise), Moonraker! The 1979 spy flick took cues from science fiction movies like Star Wars ruling the box office at the time and propelled 007 into outer space to save the world! Listen as the boys talk about the most outlandish, over-the-top Bond film yet!

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Team 007 reconvenes to discuss 1977's The Spy Who Loved Me! In many ways, the film that saved the franchise and cemented the character's relevance beyond the 1960s, the tenth Bond film is the first that truly was tailored to star Roger Moore's strengths and stands among one of the greatest entries in the long-running cinematic franchise. Listen to what the boys think of it!

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The gang looks back on Roger Moore's sophomore outing as James Bond in The Man with the Golden Gun! An attempt to cash-in on kung fu movies while continuing to establish Moore as the British super-spy, the 1974 film very nearly killed the franchise upon its initial release both commercially and critically. Listen to what the boys think of it!

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Sam, Jake, Rich, and Garrett reconvene to discuss the first film from the Roger Moore era, Live and Let Die! The 1973 film was inspired heavily by blaxploitation flicks prevalent in the States at the time and sought to reinvent James Bond with a new actor in the role and to course correct from the excesses of the previous film. However, it has since earned a reputation for racist overtones; listen as the gang looks back on the film and its legacy. Also, the gang speculates about the newly announced 25th Bond film scheduled for 2019!

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Since the start of this special podcast series, Jake has repeatedly invoked his disdain for Sean Connery's final official cinematic outing in the role that made him famous (Remember that 1983's Never Say Never Again was made outside of the official franchise by a rival studio) in 1971's Diamonds Are Forever and in this episode the gang delves to why exactly that is. The start of Bond in a decade with an added emphasis on spectacle and appealing to American audiences, Diamonds Are Forever marks a clear transition for the cinematic franchise. See how Jake and the gang look back on the film!

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Sam, Jake, and Rich welcome back Garrett on the show in time to talk about Sam's personal favorite James Bond film, 1969's On Her Majesty's Secret Service! The sixth entry in the long-running cinematic franchise has divided audiences and critics since its initial release nearly 50 years ago and the Geek Out crew is equally at odds over how they feel about the first Bond film without Sean Connery in the starring role. Also, the gang talks about the life and legacy of Roger Moore as the longest running actor to portray James Bond.

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Sam and Jake are joined by Rich to discuss the fifth James Bond film, 1967's You Only Live Twice. With 007 mania having hit its zenith, the producers of the cinematic franchise sought to find a way to inject new life into an aging formula, a disenfranchised star, and to stand proudly apart from a sea of copycat flicks. What resulted was the start of a trend of James Bond films becoming less cloak and dagger and more outlandish action. Listen to how the gang feels about movie 50 years after its initial release!

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Sam, Jake, and Rich return to talk about the fourth Bond film, 1965's Thunderball! Originally conceived as the first cinematic adventure for Ian Fleming's British super spy, the film fell into a quagmire of development hell and legal battles that delayed its adaptation for years. Listen to what the boys think of the flick and its legacy during the Connery era!

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The gang is back for more Bond as they revisit the 1964 classic flick Goldfinger! The quartet talks about how the film solidified the franchise's cinematic formula, their favorite moments, and what they find outlandish about the whole thing (Things only get wackier from here). Also, Sam and Jake talk about their five favorite James Bond movies of all time!

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Newly renamed, Sam leads Jake, Rich, and newcomer Garrett into a discussion of the second James Bond film From Russia With Love. A personal favorite of Garrett's and often listed among the greatest films of the entire franchise, the familiar Bond formula begins to take shape here as Sean Connery's 007 is targeted by the nefarious SPECTRE from the streets of Istanbul to the canals of Venice! Listen as the gang revisits the 1963 classic!

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