The gang is back this week after a whole new set of adventures. Chris and Sam discuss DC's largest comic book/entertainment convention, Awesome Con and some of their experiences with it including appearances by William Shatner and the Power Rangers. Jake and Chris also share being part of their respective brothers' weddings and all the antics that ensued. Finally, Josh talks about Tomorrowland and Spy the most recent two films out and about. Chock full of content this week, folks.

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Geek Out Commentary - Mission: Impossible

The countdown to the next summer blockbuster has begun with commentaries of the Mission: Impossible film series in preparation for Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation! The first Mission: Impossible film was controversial among fans of the original TV series but how does it hold up as a film in its own right? The boys agree its the most cerebral film in the series but is it easy to follow? Also, Sam and Josh reminisce about the tie-in video game on the Nintendo 64. Your mission, if you choose to accept it, is to listen to this commentary!

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Continuing on from last week's episode, Chris discusses revisiting The X-Files while he and Sam explain to Josh how hard it is these days for network television programs to survive for the longhaul in a post-reality TV world. The gang brings up some of their favorite shows that were cancelled before their time and shows that existed for years on the bubble, including Chris' perennial favorite Community and talks about how the show has been doing lately on Yahoo Screen. It's a TV-centric episode this week, folks.

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Geek Out Commentary: Jurassic Park III

The gang finishes their countdown to Jurassic World with the most recent Jurassic Park sequel (And first film in the series helmed by someone other than Steven Spielberg)! It's Jake's first time watching the film and he's excited but will that excitement last? Sam and Chris welcome the return of Sam Neill as Dr. Alan Grant but will it be enough to make the film worthwhile? And which character in the film do the boys deem worse than Willie Scott from Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom? Listen and find out, folks.

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The first in another magnificent two-parter has the gang sit down after a fairly low key week and remember David Letterman's legacy as he signs off for the final time. The gang swap stories about their memories of late night talk show hosts gone by and look towards the current generation of talk show hosts and the upcoming debut of Stephen Colbert as the new host of the Late Show. Sam talks catching a special screening of his favorite cinematic musical The Blues Brothers and the gang touches on some of their favorite John Landis films. But stay tuned because next week we talk more TV...

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Geek Out Commentary: The Lost World - Jurassic Park

The countdown to Jurassic World continues with Spielberg's sequel to his own blockbuster, Jurassic Park! The prehistoric sequel has taken a fair amount of flak over the years in comparison to its predecessor but the Geek Out gang still dig the flick quite a bit! Listen for behind the scenes info, the many types of Vince Vaughn, and a debate on the somewhat controversial ending in San Diego! Get your safari hat and bongo drums ready, because this is one big high-adventure experience!

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Since the third episode of this show, we've been teasing and building anticipation of the newest Mad Max film, even recording a commentary trilogy in preparation of the film. 42 episodes later, we've all seen Mad Max: Fury Road and, boy, do we have a lot to say about it. Also, we talk about CBS' Supergirl and Legends of Tomorrow which just had their first official trailers released! All this and Chris has seen Pitch Perfect 2! Covering the whole spectrum of pop culture this week, gang.

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Geek Out Commentary: Jurassic Park

The countdown to Jurassic World begins here! Up until the release of Titanic, Jurassic Park was the highest grossing film of ALL TIME at the box office and certainly figured prominently into the gang's childhoods. Listen as Josh recounts watching the film with his too-young little sister in theaters! Listen as Sam geeks out over the first PG-13 film he ever owned! Listen as Chris ponders over the impossible landscape of the T-Rex paddock! Welcome to Jurassic Park!

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After the super-sized fun of last week, the gang takes the opportunity this week go more laidback and relaxed. Chris and Sam talk about catching a special screening of Big Trouble in Little China leading to the gang sharing their favorite John Carpenter films. Jake recalls the first time he ever crossed paths with Sam and their initial efforts to create a podcast. Josh leads the gang in a discussion about recent TV news from the renewal of Agents of SHIELD to the cancellation of Constantine. Lean back and relax with the gang this week, folks.

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Geek Out Commentary: Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome

The countdown to Mad Max: Fury Road ends this week with the gang delving into the finale of the Mad Max trilogy with Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome! This film is often regarded as the black sheep of the franchise but is it really that bad? Listen as the gang decides for themselves! With appearances and music by Tina Turner, pointless fight scenes, a dude with vaulted shoulders, and at least one cool action sequence, this commentary closes out Mad Max...for now...

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