Episodes

Episode 25 – ReBoot

WARNING: INCOMING BLOOB! For their 25th episode, the Bloobcast take a trip to Mainframe for a look at Rob’s all time favourite TV show – the 90’s CGI Cyberpunk series ReBoot! They discuss the show’s evolution from Saturday morning cartoon to serialised epic, the strong storytelling, battles with broadcast standards the episode that lead toContinue reading “Episode 25 – ReBoot”

Episode 24 – Redwall

The Bloobcast delve into one of James’ childhood favourites – The first book in Brian Jaques anthropomorphic adventure series Redwall. They discuss different adaptations of the book, children’s media tackling more mature subjects and themes, the series potential influences, debate its placement within the fantasy genre, and James makes another comparison to Paradise Lost.

Episode 23 – Charlie the Unicorn

The Bloobcast journey to Candy Mountain to talk about the phenomenal YouTube animated series Charlie the Unicorn. They discuss the absurd nature of the shorts, the nature of YouTube of that era, the catchy songs, the parody series Charlie Teh Unicron, and how the series is more than just whacky and disturbing antics.

Episode 21 – Oddworld: Abe’s Oddysee

The Bloobcast delve into the first entry in the Oddworld Quintology – 1997’s Oddworld: Abe’s Oddysee! They discuss the game’s ambitious scope, how well it still holds up visually, Euan’s newfound craving for Paramite pies, the heartwarming origin of Alf, and why all games should have a fart button.

Episode 20 – Stingray

STAND BY FOR BLOOBCAST! The Bloobcast return to the world of Supermarionation with Gerry and Sylvia Anderson’s 1964 gem Stingray. They discuss its strong pulp adventure serial vibes, why James prefers it to Thunderbirds, some of the several notable episodes, whether Troy should get with Atlanta or Marina, the 1980’s compilation films, and Rob’s childhoodContinue reading “Episode 20 – Stingray”

Episode 19 – ParaNorman

The Bloobcast kick off 2022 with the stop motion children’s horror classic ParaNorman! They discuss the film’s witty and borderline adult in places humour, how it balances the comedy with the horror, the strong and relatable characters, and childhood exposure to the horror genre

Episode 18 – The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring

To commemorate the 20th anniversary of its cinematic release, the Bloobcast revisit the first instalment of Peter Jackson’s legendary Lord of the Rings trilogy – The Fellowship of the Ring. They discuss how the film adapted the book to the screen, why the Fellowship not taking the eagles to Mordor isn’t a plot hole, theContinue reading “Episode 18 – The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring”

Episode 17 – Fallout

The Bloobcast venture out into the wasteland and tackle Black Isle Studios classic 1997 game Fallout: A Post Nuclear Role Playing Game! They discuss comparisons to table top role playing games, the insane violence, the sense of humour, naming your characters silly names, the stop motion character animations, why Tony Jay is the best, andContinue reading “Episode 17 – Fallout”

Episode 16 – Resident Evil 2

For this year’s spooktacular Halloween special, the Bloobcast take a look at Rob’s favourite PS1 game of all time – Resident Evil 2! They discuss the unique zapping system, giant crocodiles, comparisons to Dawn of the Dead, the 2019 remake, the game’s unsettling body horror themes, the soundtrack, and the terror of being stalked byContinue reading “Episode 16 – Resident Evil 2”

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