Episode 10 – The Simpsons (Season 5)

(Originally Uploaded 24th April 2021) The Bloobcast open a fresh box of donuts and reminisce about arguably the best season of the classic animated sitcom The Simpsons. They discuss how The Simpsons constructs jokes, it’s many pop culture references, the show’s impact and relevance during its heyday, box factories, Malibu Stacey’s new hat, and FreeContinue reading “Episode 10 – The Simpsons (Season 5)”

Episode 9 – Scott Pilgrim

(Originally Uploaded 21st March 2021) The Bloobcast tackle a comic series for the first time as they delve into Bryan Lee O’Malley’s Scott Pilgrim. They discuss the comic’s video game inspired universe, it’s themes of growing up and accepting the past, psychic vegans, how the comic could potentially be adapted into an animated series, MichaelContinue reading “Episode 9 – Scott Pilgrim”

Episode 8 – Thunderbirds

(Originally Uploaded 27th February 2021) BLOOBCAST IS GO! This time, the Bloobcast delve into the 1965 Supermarionation classic, Thunderbirds. They discuss the show’s 1960’s vision of the future, memories of playing with the toys, why Virgil is the best Tracy brother, The Hood being a useless criminal mastermind, speculate as to why John was leftContinue reading “Episode 8 – Thunderbirds”

Episode 7 – Alien Quadrilogy

(Originally Uploaded 30th January 2021) The Bloobcast kick off 2021 by delving into the seminal Sci Fi Horror film franchise, the Alien quadrilogy. They discuss the different approaches of each film, the strong subtext, the ambiguous nature of the Xenomorph, and the days when toy companies marketed R rated movies to children. Music used: CoolContinue reading “Episode 7 – Alien Quadrilogy”

Episode 6 – Resident Evil

(Originally Uploaded 18th December 2020) For the final episode of 2020, the Bloobcast discuss the 1996 survival horror classic Resident Evil. They discuss how the game revolutionised horror games, the creepy atmosphere, successes (and failures) experienced while playing the game, the infamous voice acting, giant snakes, and the time when Action Man tried to tellContinue reading “Episode 6 – Resident Evil”

Episode 5 – X Men

(Originally Uploaded 21st November 2020) In the longest episode yet, the Bloobcast discuss the ups and downs of the X Men movie franchise. They discuss how the series revolutionised super hero movies, the excellent casting, the utter stupidity of X Men Origins Wolverine, the time Euan met Alan Cumming, the potential future of the franchiseContinue reading “Episode 5 – X Men”

Episode 4 – Batman The Animated Series (Halloween Special)

(Originally Uploaded 31st October 2020) They are vengeance… they are the night… they are Bloobcast! This Halloween, the Bloobcast revisits the highly acclaimed Batman: The Animated Series. They discuss how the show pushed the envelope for what children’s shows were able to do, the gothic atmosphere, the tragic villains, the distinctive Art Deco stylings, andContinue reading “Episode 4 – Batman The Animated Series (Halloween Special)”

Episode 3 – Spyro the Dragon

(Originally Uploaded 10th October 2020) The Bloobcast convene to discuss the beloved PS1 platforming mascot Spyro the Dragon. They discuss how well these 20 year old games hold up today, the music, the evolution of the series, some annoying missions and reminisce about the ancient relic known as Woolworths. Music used: Intractable Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)LicensedContinue reading “Episode 3 – Spyro the Dragon”

Episode 2: Beast Wars

(Originally uploaded 13th Sepember 2020) The Bloobcast return to discuss the 90’s CGI gem Beast Wars: Transformers. They discuss how it was more than a show to sell toys, comparisons to 2001: A Space Odyssey, bizarre Canadian name changes, the difficulties trying to watch the show in the UK, and the link between the universesContinue reading “Episode 2: Beast Wars”