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- "Tonight on The Flop House we discuss the sentient robot film Stealth. 'Sentient' — a word I only learned how to pronounce after recording this podcast. Enjoy."
Official Show NotesEdit
- "In the inaugural episode of The Flop House, the team examines Rob Cohen's fighter-plane-run-amok film Stealth. Meanwhile, Simon discusses sex toys, Stuart does some video store filing, and Dan mispronounces 'sentient' a lot. Also, the gang recommends a few things that don't suck."
- “The movie was a goddamned snore factory.”
- “That movie’s really crappy, don’t watch it.”
- “I’m gonna have to agree with you both.”
- Extreme Deep Insertion
- Sound Effects @18:30
Some Other Robot MoviesEdit
- 2001: A Space Odyssey
- Short Circuit
- Top Gun
- “I don’t know if I'm gonna make a lot of friends with this comment, but I would argue my favorite part of the movie was literally any part where you got a good look at Jessica Biel’s ass. You know, because it was really nice to look at, and it made me forget that there was a robot fighter pilot trying to kill everybody.”
- “Kris Kristofferson is not in this film. That’s important that I point that out.”
- “I’m saying that Sweet Home Alabama is a dirty lie.”
Dan: What bothers me about this film is that the screenwriter credit is from W.D. Richter, best known for writing Big Trouble in Little China... Simon: Shit, that is a good movie. Stuart: Still? Dan: Also the 1978 version of Invasion of the Body Snatchers. And I believe that W.D. Richter did The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the 8th Dimension. He was the director of that movie. Simon: I can’t believe that that guy wrote Stealth. I cannot believe that. Stuart: Yeah, no... Simon: Can’t believe it. That and Stealth? They must have edited the shit out of that script then, before it went into production. Because I can’t believe that guy wrote that script. Dan: They’re two of... two of my personal favorites: Buckaroo Banzai and — Simon: Well, I mean, because Stealth sucked, and yet Big Trouble in Little China is really good...
- — @12:40
- (No mail this time, obviously.)
- Freddy's Dead: The Final Nightmare (1991) by Rachel Talalay (Dan)
The Hitcher (2007) by Dave Meyers (Stuart)
- Laws of Attraction (2004) by Peter Howitt (Simon)
- The Monster Squad (1987) by Fred Dekker (Stuart)
- The Ten (2007) by David Wain (Simon)
Simon: I like Cinema Craptacular. Um... The Bad Film Inspectors? Dude! I really do like The Bad Film Inspectors as a name. I think it's a tremendous name for this show.
The Terrible Talkies! It ought to be The Terrible Talkies, or the — where is it at? — or The Bad Film Inspectors.
Stuart: Well, I like Bad Film Inspectors. Simon: You do? Because the idea being that we inspect them. Stuart: I mean, I think The Flop House is like if we were actually being like serious and like: "Hey, let's name something something."
The Flop House is really good. Bad Film Inspectors just makes me wish that I had like a pair of really cool sunglasses.
Simon: Bad Film Inspectors sounds like it's a really cool comic book idea.
- — @29:40