Half in the Bag: 2021 Movie Catch-Up (part 1 of 2)

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  • Published on Jan 12, 2022
  • 00:00 - Intro
    03:39 - Last Night in Soho
    06:09 - Saint Maud
    12:35 - Lamb
    15:16 - Woodstock 99
    19:12 - The Scary of Sixty-First
    22:05 - Being the Ricardos
    26:29 - Bad Trip
    37:04 - I Think You Should Leave
    41:55 - I Care a Lot
    44:48 - The Amusement Park
    48:12 - Dexter: New Blood
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  • Gaming und Co.
    Gaming und Co. 7 days ago +2680

    Love the movie catch ups. They are always full of good recommendations and strange movies that nobody likes but jay

    • JOSEPH
      JOSEPH 3 days ago +1

      Horror being my least favorite genre, i sorta sigh outloud when literally a third of their content is edgy over the top horror that only jay would care for.

    • MatAle Albiach
      MatAle Albiach 6 days ago

      @Ryan Anderson you are just a BS artist!

    • Ryan Anderson
      Ryan Anderson 6 days ago +1

      When I want advice on good schlock, I go to Mike, when I want a movie that is like a fevered acid trip, I turn to Jay. Without Jay me and the Wife wouldn't have The Greasy Strangler in our life.

    • Tulin Firenze
      Tulin Firenze 6 days ago +4

      Weird pervert movies

    • ListerTunes
      ListerTunes 6 days ago +5

      I will never watch a movie that Jay recommends but I will always watch him recommend them. I love the way he thinks about things.

  • P1ssedoff Christof
    P1ssedoff Christof 7 days ago +288

    Mike and Jay are slowly evolving into Bert and Ernie before our eyes

    • Langarz
      Langarz 8 hours ago

      More like Cob and Leibsen imo

    • Aaron Davis
      Aaron Davis Day ago

      But they ain't fuckin

    • Burt Pesci
      Burt Pesci 2 days ago +5

      @P1ssedoff Christof Rich and Jack are Beeker and Dr. Bunson Hunnydrew

    • lookoutforchris
      lookoutforchris 2 days ago +7

      @Phantom Felix they're Statler and Waldorf you Philistine.

    • P1ssedoff Christof
      P1ssedoff Christof 3 days ago +9

      @Phantom Felix that's Rich Evans and Jack Packard

  • ShutterSnap
    ShutterSnap 6 days ago +442

    With how much random shit the guys from RLM have been in: Dick the Birthday Boy, Bozos Clown Show, Background extras in rom coms, I'm convinced at this point I'm going to pull out my family photo album and they're gonna be in there too.

    • Burt Pesci
      Burt Pesci 2 days ago +1

      @KnuckleHunkybuck holy shit dude, send halp. I can’t stahp laughing

    • lookoutforchris
      lookoutforchris 2 days ago +3

      @Google made me do it I've done it. It works.

      This is why Rich isn't in every RLM video. He had to take the bus back.

    • KnuckleHunkybuck
      KnuckleHunkybuck 4 days ago +15

      @mptesteroni All work and no play makes Dick a birthday boy.

    • mptesteroni
      mptesteroni 4 days ago +14

      I went to an old, classy hotel in Colorado. In the bar were a bunch of photos from events that happened there in the twenties and thirties. I was looking at a New Years photo from right before the Depression hit and OH MY GAAAAAAAAAAWD

    • Tim Huey
      Tim Huey 4 days ago +2

      Mike was in Thomas and the Magic Railroad, one of my childhood favorites

  • W Thomas
    W Thomas 6 days ago +428

    Jay: “..real guerilla film-making..”
    Mike’s mind: **You know, I’m something of a gorilla filmmaker myself**

    • Mattchester
      Mattchester 12 hours ago +1

      Gorilla filmmaking, is that when you trash an entire room with your bare hands?

    • Falcon Films
      Falcon Films 2 days ago +1

      @Daddy Warbuxx insightful your humor is

    • Daddy Warbuxx
      Daddy Warbuxx 5 days ago +8

      I see you did there what.

  • Scribo Jello
    Scribo Jello 6 days ago +487

    HOLY SHIT!

    When I was a kid, in rural bumfuck Australia, there was this VHC I watched over and over, it was a lady doing magic tricks and singing songs etc. It is seared in my brain but I never could remember who she was or the show. We only had one episode recorded off tv.

    When that Lambchop puppet flashed up I nearly had a fucking stroke. I'm nearly 30 btw and haven't seen the show since I was 4-5 years old. Thank you for solving this mystery I never new was plaguing me.

    The quality of our tape was so bad, I always thought the puppet was a poodle or something

    • Jeff Jacobson
      Jeff Jacobson 3 days ago +1

      @Julius Maloney I have no way of contacting him other than TheXvid comments.

    • Julius Maloney
      Julius Maloney 3 days ago +6

      @Jeff Jacobson I did not know this. Tell Mike. He missed an opportunity to name check Trek!

    • Scribo Jello
      Scribo Jello 4 days ago +7

      @Jeff Jacobson Mike?

    • Jeff Jacobson
      Jeff Jacobson 4 days ago +8

      Sherri Lewis also wrote the Star Trek episode "The Lights of Zetar".

    • Scott Woods
      Scott Woods 4 days ago +2

      @Nerd Pirate Radio THIS IS THE SONG THAT DOESN'T END.

      YES IT GOES ON AND ON MY FRIEND.

      SOME PEOPLE STARTED SINGING IT NO KNOWING WHAT IT WAS.

      AND THEY'LL CONTINUE SINGING IT FOREVER JUST BECAUSE.

      THIS IS THE SONG THAT DOESN'T END.

  • Professional Troll
    Professional Troll 7 days ago +1652

    It's nice to know Mike at 6 was just as visibly miserable as he is at 58

    • Professional Troll
      Professional Troll 5 days ago

      @Joe Joe so sad that the bliblees got him just before he turned 100 😞

    • Joe Joe
      Joe Joe 5 days ago +1

      You mean "as he WAS at 58."

    • James Walsh
      James Walsh 5 days ago +1

      87 more like

    • Saloma on planet saturn
      Saloma on planet saturn 6 days ago +5

      @Professional Troll at last, we got some real proof. First page of conspiracy story is almost ready. Thank you, for this contribution. Human race will never forget you 🧐⚡

    • Professional Troll
      Professional Troll 6 days ago +4

      @Saloma on planet saturn It all makes sense now. Red (demonic)Letter(count them up and subtract a few and you get the answer of 6 + 3 which is 666)Media(Derived from "Me dios" in Latin which alludes to worship of the self and the teachings of Satan)

  • __
    __ 6 days ago +463

    Everyone take in Jay's innocence before he sees the final episode of Dexter lmao

    • Michael Glatt
      Michael Glatt Day ago +2

      @dan green season four was the culmination of Dexter, and it’s the last truly great season I agree.

      I wanted to like New Blood, but it really wasn’t that great. The first episode was good. Then after that it was really slow, but then ramped up way too fast like the writers were rushing to the finish.

      It was way too convenient how Angela found out about Dexter being the Bay Harbor Butcher. Especially when you consider one of the big things that leads her to linking him is the ketamine, which is different from the drug he originally used (he used M99). Dumb thing is the writers even seemed to know this and called attention to it in one of the episodes of New Blood.

      Setting that aside the way the finale played out was pretty bad. I didn’t like that Dexter killed Logan, and it didn’t even seem in character for him. Also the way Batista was shoehorned in for a scene making it seem like he was coming to confront Dexter only for it to not happen was just lame.

    • dan green
      dan green Day ago

      @Michael Glatt my only problem with the ending was that i wanted harrison to have a happier ending. Really they popped their wad in season 4, no one was going to stack up to Lithgow. Until they brought Brown in for new blood that is.

      Dexter largely depends on how good of an actor a given antagonist is.

    • Michael Glatt
      Michael Glatt Day ago +1

      @dan green eh I don’t necessarily fully agree.

      As a season New Blood was better than season eight, but that’s a pretty low bar as season eight was so bad.

      The series finale to New Blood sucked. Also really while New Blood was okay it had a lot of problems throughout.

    • dan green
      dan green Day ago

      @Michael Glatt it was much more satisfying than the original. For one thing the brain surgeon was just ass.

    • Michael Glatt
      Michael Glatt Day ago

      Kind of wish that we would have gotten Jay’s thoughts after Dexter: New Blood ended. Obviously he didn’t like it, but I would like to hear him talk about it.

      It amazes me that we got a revival of Dexter only to have a less satisfying ending than the original one.

  • Chad Thundercock
    Chad Thundercock 6 days ago +125

    6:58 Even as a child Mike had to be the most jaded and aloof person in the room. Even in the presence of Bozo the Clowno he was the only one who couldn't muster a smile.

    • Nik Simmons
      Nik Simmons 4 days ago +6

      The bucket game crushed many childhoods hope and dreams.

  • James Kostelyk
    James Kostelyk 6 days ago +76

    I like how Mike has transcended the need for the English language and now communicates in a series of grunts, groans, and arm waving.

  • Dimitri Janssen
    Dimitri Janssen 6 days ago +210

    "I don't give a flying rat's ass about Dexter. So I will be leaving my body while you talk."
    I like this.

  • Oisin Clancy
    Oisin Clancy 7 days ago +3452

    I shed a tear hearing Mike talk about his time on the Bozo show. It's always so touching to hear the withered elderly talk about their childhood

    • firmanimad
      firmanimad Day ago +1

      @Ambient Minds, Music and Media crazy how Mike used to be this handsome hunk and Jay looked like a hillbilly.

    • Hu Man
      Hu Man Day ago +1

      @Cartercus
      It’s definitely possible, here’s how the word is used in a random unassociated sentence:

      “Cartercus slipped and fell when he tried to kneel over a cliff”

    • aserta
      aserta 2 days ago +1

      @Billderbeerg S The elderly scrolls.

    • r b
      r b 3 days ago +2

      Wow! I must be a fossil. I was watching Bozo before Mike was born.

    • Seppuku Sushi
      Seppuku Sushi 4 days ago +4

      This confirms that Mike is looking at a future Bozo Expanded Universe with Nostalgia Glasses.

  • OwlHour
    OwlHour 7 days ago +217

    Love the staging of the frame here guys. The half in the bag set bathed in dim warm light looks really cool

  • Jo Lynn
    Jo Lynn 6 days ago +87

    Thanks for the Spacey commentary. Scary, informative, and hilarious. Brave 🙌🏼

    • lookoutforchris
      lookoutforchris 2 days ago +1

      @Soyanide wait until he's named in the Virginia Giuffre trial next week.

    • Targi Svear
      Targi Svear 2 days ago +1

      Historical too.

    • Soyanide
      Soyanide 6 days ago +28

      I didn't even know about Spacey's dead accusers. Shit is fucked up

  • icarus212001
    icarus212001 7 days ago +52

    I love that the Saint Maud review is about Mike's trauma at the Bozo show.

    They should work for IGN!

  • Christina Lacey
    Christina Lacey 6 days ago +54

    Wow. Rich appeared on Ellen and Mike on Bozo, and BOTH were background extras in Never Been Kissed. True Hollywood icons.

    • Kenny Beans
      Kenny Beans 3 days ago +1

      And its all gone to their heads ever since. Undeniable is the stench of success and entitlement that precedes them everywhere they go.

  • Punished Eric
    Punished Eric 7 days ago +925

    I'd really like part 2 to conclude with Mike and Jay hugging

    • C M
      C M 6 days ago

      @Para Bellum As long as it's not one of those pup "play" hoods, we're good.

    • Para Bellum
      Para Bellum 7 days ago +1

      But they have to wear a mask.

    • Tinfoilnation
      Tinfoilnation 7 days ago +2

      Mike and Jay hugging?? Are you *trying* to break the internet?

    • Nunyo-Bizznez
      Nunyo-Bizznez 7 days ago +1

      Bold of you to assume that there is any intimacy in this decades-long friendship

    • Eric Monaghan
      Eric Monaghan 7 days ago

      @Vaishino lmao

  • NoGoodGreen
    NoGoodGreen 6 days ago +178

    The cut to mikes empty chair during the Dexter discussion had me laughing so damn hard

  • sardonicus76
    sardonicus76 5 days ago +74

    I refuse to believe that Mike has ever hugged anyone in his life, voluntarily.

  • Cermo
    Cermo 6 days ago +94

    I actually was a little fuck-up who only got two buckets in the grand prize game. Went with my third grade class in 1988... exact same Bozo and set, and I'm pretty sure I'm close to Mike's age, so probably within a year or two of his visit. My life since then has in fact been an endless streak of failures and never-even-tries, so I've probably been underestimating how much of an impact that goddamn game had on my life. The little girl after me got four buckets. I assume I was relentlessly mocked the entire trip back to the burbs. I don't remember that part, but of course that part wasn't shown on WGN for my dad to tape so I could have the memory reinforced over and over for years.

    I won a skating rink birthday party (never used), a plastic toy tractor (not the farm kind, the tractor-pull race kind), a face painting kit (never used), and a frozen pizza and box of PB Max candy bars (definitely used those).

    • Cermo
      Cermo 17 hours ago +1

      @Collin Rettig Well yeah, I gu... waait a minute... is this you, Dad?

      So I'm really stoked you're not dead anymore but listen, I'ma need that Bozo Show tape we buried you with. I mean, buried with you.

    • Collin Rettig
      Collin Rettig Day ago +3

      @Cermo I've never been so excited for a funeral. I bet you're dieing to host it

    • Cermo
      Cermo Day ago +3

      @Collin Rettig I'm planning my Bozo- themed roller skating funeral. The urn for my ashes will be Grand Prize Game bucket 6.

    • Collin Rettig
      Collin Rettig Day ago +3

      When are you having the skating rink party?

  • Burt Pesci
    Burt Pesci 6 days ago +31

    Me personally, I loved the foreshadowing about the ending of Dexter when Mike mentioned the scene where bad grandpa sprayed diarrhea on the restaurant wall

    • Burt Pesci
      Burt Pesci 3 days ago

      Btw the new Jackass movie looks pretty funny. I’m not afraid to admit to my low intelligence level

  • Hilo Takenaka
    Hilo Takenaka 7 days ago +1692

    The question on everyone's lips: will 2022 be the year the guys fully enter the bag?

    • mptesteroni
      mptesteroni 4 days ago

      I Am the Bag: The Mike Stoklasa Story

    • cool sword
      cool sword 4 days ago

      Jay needs to hurry up and come out of the bag

    • Kidd724
      Kidd724 6 days ago

      Kung Pow, Enter the Bag

    • C M
      C M 6 days ago

      @Worf Son of Mogh Well said Mr. Woof!

    • Worf Son of Mogh
      Worf Son of Mogh 6 days ago +3

      Maybe the bag was the friends we made along the way

  • DebayeuxChats
    DebayeuxChats 3 days ago +14

    I am very envious of Mike for his Packers zipup, it looks incredibly warm. To survive the frigid Wisconsin winter I have to assume Jay's installed a small fireplace into his shirt.

  • Vincent Fragale
    Vincent Fragale 6 days ago +25

    Stoklasa, you're living in the past, man. Hung up on some clown from the sixties!!

  • Gratification Productions

    Love that they gave 'I Think You Should Leave' and Tim Robinson a shout out. Insanely funny and shit that I would show friends and be the only one laughing.

    • Casey Dub
      Casey Dub 6 hours ago

      Damn that bad grandpa suit thing had me breaking up laughing…lol

  • JohnoftheDead
    JohnoftheDead 4 days ago +15

    I love how Jay snuck in one of the Epstein snuff films he found on the dark web.

  • GEONEO
    GEONEO 7 days ago +1036

    I love how Bozo is casually mentioned in conversation and then before we know it, Mike goes on a 15 minute flashback with Jay as his therapist recounting his childhood trauma from the Bozo The Clown show.

    • John Smith
      John Smith 7 days ago +3

      @MatAle Albiach You, sir, have righted a historic wrong. Also, I agree about Amish Jay. There's no way of knowing if that was a clone or if current Jay is just a figment of our imagination...

    • Ian K
      Ian K 7 days ago

      also was on the bozo show...didn't get to play or lead the grand march lol

    • Ross
      Ross 7 days ago

      oh man have you seen bozo dubbed over?

    • Who Knows
      Who Knows 7 days ago +3

      I was expecting Mike to say he got molested by Bozo at the end of that... I don't know if I should be disappointed he didn't.

    • MatAle Albiach
      MatAle Albiach 7 days ago +3

      @John Smith thanks, I watched it, although I don't know if we should consider current sexy Jay and neck beard Jay as the same person I will allow it.
      So, the score is this:
      Rich Evans: the Ellen Show + Never Been Kissed.
      Mike: Bozo the Clown Show + Never Been Kissed.
      Jay: The Making of Milwaukee (PBS documentary)

  • RockEye Punk Covers
    RockEye Punk Covers 6 days ago +51

    The big take-away for me is seeing the layout of their studio. Mr Plinkett's house and the video store are right next to each other.

    • viddork
      viddork 2 days ago +1

      Oh. There was me thinking the video repair shop was actually _in_ Mr. Plinkett's house.

  • ꧁Corvega Sally꧂
    ꧁Corvega Sally꧂ 6 days ago +104

    Would love to see Jay do a video on his favorite “Weird indie cult horror pervert movies.”

    • Jen Psaki is hot
      Jen Psaki is hot 23 hours ago +1

      @The Big Enchilada ok. You win

    • The Big Enchilada
      The Big Enchilada 23 hours ago +1

      @Jen Psaki is hot fat chance, Tulsi gabbard’s my girl.

    • Jen Psaki is hot
      Jen Psaki is hot Day ago +1

      @The Big Enchilada she's hot and wants my big enchilada. But I can tell your more of an AOC man

    • The Big Enchilada
      The Big Enchilada 2 days ago +2

      @Jen Psaki is hot OP may have a terrible relationship with her father but you have an atrocious taste in women, Jen Psaki? I’d rather shit nails.

    • Jen Psaki is hot
      Jen Psaki is hot 3 days ago

      OP your name 🤮

  • Underfold Comics
    Underfold Comics 7 days ago +23

    Jay: I watched the most horrifying movie. It was disgusting.
    Mike: I watched I Love Lucy.

  • Kidd724
    Kidd724 6 days ago +29

    I for one am glad that Mike has finally acknowledged the "man date" aspect of Half in the Bag

  • andre borges
    andre borges 7 days ago +1123

    can't believe Mike talked about Bad Trip without it being written on his list
    it's like he doesn't care about the rules

    • choronos
      choronos 5 days ago +1

      @Kachucho MARK IT ZERO!!

    • Keeleon Ohms
      Keeleon Ohms 6 days ago +2

      He was born for politics.

    • TKING2724
      TKING2724 6 days ago +2

      Following rules he can take or leave, but enforcing rules is his jam.

    • Kachucho
      Kachucho 6 days ago +2

      @choronos they are calling the cops, man. Put the piece away...

    • cruizerdave
      cruizerdave 6 days ago +1

      Yeah! What the heck!?

  • JHW91
    JHW91 6 days ago +4

    They filmed Saint Maud in the town I live in! Scarborough in the UK. I saw them film one of the many scenes where she's walking past the foreshore as I was driving by. Was so pleased with the final result and glad to see Mike and Jay appreciated it too!

  • Orzorn
    Orzorn 5 days ago +10

    I absolutely love Jay's unabashed love of creepy sex pervert films and I hope he never changes it.

  • Liam A. C. / Lac The Watcher

    Of course Mike watched Being the Ricardos, he needed to respect the queen that gave him Star Trek

  • dr Getwrekt
    dr Getwrekt 5 days ago +4

    Noomi Rapace: from squid alien baby to half lamb half human baby. what a career.

  • condemned70
    condemned70 7 days ago +753

    It was good to see them discuss Kevin Spacey, somebody has to. Although it was sad to hear Jay ended up committing a suicide shortly after filming this

    • J Lewis
      J Lewis Day ago +3

      Around 17:12

    • Mamad Nobari
      Mamad Nobari Day ago +1

      Can someone timestamp the Kevin Spicey part?

    • Scott Porter
      Scott Porter Day ago +1

      Only one suicide?

    • Sabbath24
      Sabbath24 2 days ago +2

      "Committing a suicide"?

    • Eamon Short
      Eamon Short 2 days ago +3

      The ol' classic "shot in the back of the head twice" suicide method too I hear

  • BX WH
    BX WH 2 days ago +3

    We going to need Last Duel on pt.2. Probably top 3 movie of the year.

  • Jamie Kelly
    Jamie Kelly 4 days ago +4

    I feel so complete hearing these guys talk about Dr. Steve Brule.

  • Pat Flanigan
    Pat Flanigan 7 days ago +27

    This is so weird: over the last few days I’ve been learning these random facts about David Arquette. Yesterday I found out that he certified Bob Ross instructor and now I find out he owns the rights to bozo the clown?! 🤷‍♂️

    • balladofthebroken
      balladofthebroken 6 days ago +2

      I wanna do drugs with him so bad. Also, I hear Scream 5 is great

  • Castrolias
    Castrolias 6 days ago +11

    Never laughed so hard as at the 'Garfield house' sketch from season 1 of I think you should leave. That show is brilliant!

  • Samwyze
    Samwyze 7 days ago +9

    Really digging the thumbnail in the corner. My flighty brain can't keep a title in my head and hear a review at the same time. It's nice to be convinced to watch a movie and not have to find where in the review you said the title. Top notch QoL improvement. A+, 5 stars, give a raise to whoever thought of this.

  • nonchalantgravy
    nonchalantgravy 2 days ago +4

    Mike may only have paid fifty cents for that coat but it’s now heavily screen-used wardrobe from the fairly popular web series Half in the Bag.

    So it’s now completely worthless

  • DOAM1234
    DOAM1234 6 days ago +25

    so what i think mike is saying in the beginning is that "demolition man" was both an amazingly awesome movie AND an accurate depiction of the future.

  • David Bradshaw
    David Bradshaw 6 days ago +19

    I watched this video last night, not really sure what a Gyro was. Today, walking past a sandwich shop near me there is a huge sign saying 'Gyro Cafe!' Out of nowhere! The power of Half in the Bag to shape our environment!

    • lookoutforchris
      lookoutforchris 2 days ago +2

      You are an NPC in RLM's world.

    • ericbilly
      ericbilly 4 days ago +3

      Ah yes, the Baader-Meinhof-Plinkett phenomenon

  • Pemulis_DMZ
    Pemulis_DMZ 7 days ago +1448

    Mike has really let fame and fortune go to his head since his cartoon show premiered. You can tell by his fancy new haircut

    • Annie Desrochers
      Annie Desrochers 6 days ago +1

      He also played a minor role in an animated segment of Cyanide & Happiness.... I don't know if it's a fail or a success when you can get who the voice actor is the millisecond the character speaks?

    • Walter Dedmen
      Walter Dedmen 6 days ago

      Don’t forget that fancy 50 cent coat…

    • ThePolysyllabist
      ThePolysyllabist 6 days ago +2

      @Justin Jones Wooley: "I'm just going to come out and say it, Mike and Jay, are no longer friends"

    • Pemulis_DMZ
      Pemulis_DMZ 6 days ago

      @clicking on rocks baby packer-fur, no less

    • Gaybraham Linkoln
      Gaybraham Linkoln 6 days ago

      @StarbitsCG if you have the live TV inclusion.

  • warsaw
    warsaw 7 days ago +9

    Rich was Dick the Birthday Boy, Mike was on the Bozo Show, the RLM cinematic universe is getting some weird crossovers going on.

    • Spooplegeist
      Spooplegeist 5 days ago +1

      When are we getting Jay’s tragic childhood backstory to explain why he’s so obsessed with sex pervert movies?

  • Potato Man
    Potato Man 2 days ago +2

    Glad to see Desmond find a new purpose reviewing movies.

  • Micah
    Micah 5 days ago +15

    Jay’s laugh cured my cancer that I caught from Rich Evans’ carcinogenic cackle. Thanks Red Letter Media!

  • Zachariah Phillips
    Zachariah Phillips 5 days ago +6

    ‘Lamb’ was my favourite movie of the year, and I don’t typically like slow burns. It’s so interesting to hear someone have the exact opposite problem with the film.

  • Di Drew
    Di Drew 3 days ago +3

    The thing I love about I Think You Should Leave with Tim is that it turns the social humour on its head in some sketches - where the rest of the group takes the side of the funnyman and starts turning on the straight man

  • Lee Diamond
    Lee Diamond 7 days ago +14

    Love and Mercy is another good example of a biography movie that only examines a sliver of someones life. Love and Mercy examines Brian Wilson during his creative peak, 1966-1967, then also covers his late period "treatment" with Eugene Landy.

  • Jeseabell
    Jeseabell 6 days ago +1

    Love the Catch ups. Always looking forward to Jay's recommendations.

  • silly goose
    silly goose 7 days ago +30

    Bad Trip was amazing. That scene where he does a musical number about being in love with a bunch of dancers in front of a mall food court of clueless people is where it takes off. Cry laughed the whole way through.

    • Symm
      Symm 6 days ago +1

      And despite that it still makes more narrative sense than a musical where the entire foodcourt would spontaneously join along in the dance.

    • Eugene Vovk
      Eugene Vovk 6 days ago +2

      Oh yea

  • Charlotte Corday
    Charlotte Corday 7 days ago +89

    If a movie has a modern, slowed down cover of a classic song I refuse to watch it. So I've seen almost no movies in two years.

    • Kosta Jovanovic
      Kosta Jovanovic 2 hours ago

      Hmmmm

    • TadpoleGaming
      TadpoleGaming 7 days ago +14

      Damn, that's a good rule

    • 12ealDeal
      12ealDeal 7 days ago +22

      This is a surprisingly good rule. I can't think of any films of the last ten years that did this and turned out worthy.

  • Full disclosure, I am a monster

    The Gone Girl soundtrack over the Woodstock 99 documentary was such a bizarre editing choice but whoever it was (probably Jay) is a genius.

  • Dillon Thorpe
    Dillon Thorpe 2 days ago +1

    Watching this after seeing the end of Dexter I felt exactly the same way, the last two episodes really just fumbled what it felt like the entire season was trying to do(redeem or condemn dexter).

  • Cloud Nine
    Cloud Nine 6 days ago +4

    Hearing the old computer sound effects on Jay’s phone was unexpectedly delightful

  • B Arms
    B Arms 4 days ago +3

    24:07 A good movie (mini-series) in the vein of an interesting specific time-frame biopic would be "Feud: Bette and Joan" with Jessica Lange and Susan Saranwrap playing Joan Crawford and Bette Davis during the making of "What Ever happened to Baby Jane?"

  • Swine Horde
    Swine Horde 7 days ago +624

    I love watching Jay try to defend his sick urbane proclivities to his townie friends.

    • Spethman Jones
      Spethman Jones 6 days ago

      @Gaybraham Linkoln ironically, the answer to that is literally contained in your question. It’s still funny tho :D

    • Professor Professerson
      Professor Professerson 6 days ago

      ​@Gaybraham Linkoln Nothing wrong with it strictly. It's just something many people find uncomfortable since most people can't relate to it.

    • Swine Horde
      Swine Horde 6 days ago

      @Adam Snow Bruh, that Romero Elderly Abuse Nightmare-come-industrial movie thing? LOL! It's Pretentioulicious!

    • Swine Horde
      Swine Horde 6 days ago

      @Adam Snow That title really does seem to kind of prepare for how ridiculous an experience the actual movies is, though.

    • Swine Horde
      Swine Horde 6 days ago

      @Gaybraham Linkoln Nothing at all! I fucking love that he goes to bat for them. Jay knows what Jay is about. I respect that.

  • Bapman2099
    Bapman2099 2 days ago +1

    I swear, over time, Jay's lines have become sooo snappy !
    I love it.

  • Stuff and Thangs
    Stuff and Thangs 6 days ago +5

    Mike looking at the camera like the monster from Young Frankenstein while Jay talks about the Epstein movie just brought untold joy to my heart.

  • Josh Whalen
    Josh Whalen 18 hours ago +1

    There is a secret bonus episode of "I Think You should Leave" on Netflix, hidden in its precursor series "The Characters". Tim Robinson's episode earned him a whole series.

  • ccrazool
    ccrazool 7 days ago +3

    I just LOVE the set dressing and lighting for this. You guys are great

  • Mike
    Mike 7 days ago +471

    First Rich Evans is on Ellen, now Mike was on the Bozo show. The lore keeps getting deeper

    • NacManInc
      NacManInc 5 days ago +2

      @scrat I thought that was Jerma

    • Boitux
      Boitux 6 days ago +7

      Jay was on the Cosby Show

    • scrat
      scrat 6 days ago +4

      Next you're gonna tell me Jay is legally related to Chucky Cheese through marriage

    • Jason Allen
      Jason Allen 6 days ago +4

      @SassyP17 They were absolutely kissed, and that's how they made their break in Hollywood in the hit movie, Never Been Kissed.

    • trickster721
      trickster721 6 days ago +11

      At Christmas my father was just talking about how their childhood neighbor was on the Bozo the Clown, and now I'm scared.

  • Seth Giese
    Seth Giese 6 days ago +8

    We finally got the orgin story of Mikes cynicism

  • Dreadnaught396
    Dreadnaught396 2 days ago +1

    Just letting you guys know I really appreciated the Gyro jokes and sound effects. I laughed way more than I probably should have.

  • Griffin Lymburn
    Griffin Lymburn 3 days ago +1

    I love this episode so much 😂 such classic Half in the Bag energy

  • Chris Gaman
    Chris Gaman 6 days ago +4

    I’m so glad y’all liked “I think you should leave”, so funny

  • Django Fett
    Django Fett 7 days ago +557

    Mike got all the way through the Lucille Ball segment without mentioning that Lucille Ball helped get the original Star Trek show produced???? WHAT THE HELL, MIKE?!

    • Philip Kilvington
      Philip Kilvington 6 days ago

      Discovery and Picard have broken him 😢

    • GRORG
      GRORG 6 days ago

      I misheard "Boardners" as borg nerds and was sure that this would be a segway to ST

    • Tulin Firenze
      Tulin Firenze 6 days ago +4

      IKR?!?! When he mentioned Desilu, I was waiting for it!

    • cruizerdave
      cruizerdave 6 days ago

      He’s a mad man!

    • tyrroo
      tyrroo 6 days ago +6

      @5Detective " Or mentioning that Kidman looks like she's wearing a rubber Shatner mask."

      She's looked like that for almost a decade now

  • Vac Midvalley
    Vac Midvalley 4 days ago +2

    That cut to the empty chair had me laughing hard. haha

  • Jonathan Dutchak
    Jonathan Dutchak 6 days ago +16

    Lincoln would be a movie that just covers a “sliver” of someone’s life rather than a true biography

  • Bamboozlenoodle
    Bamboozlenoodle 7 days ago +2

    You could just sit on a chair in a room together with these two and they completely ignore you but you shit your pants laughing with that special chemistry they have. Such a joy to hear them.

  • MassTV
    MassTV 6 days ago +18

    Lamb was about dealing with grief, and additionally, they left out the part about the lamb babies supernatural father that returned from the woods to reclaim the lamb child baby
    It's based off an old Norse folk tale.

    • rosebudd193
      rosebudd193 5 days ago +2

      Yeah, not really Lamb was about the couple raising a child conceived in adultery. The Ram at the end was just symbolism for the husband commiting suicide after his brother (the child's real father) took his child back.

  • Scrooge McHaddock
    Scrooge McHaddock 7 days ago +160

    Dick the Birthday Boy, now Mike the Bozo Backbencher. In a few more years we will learn what Jay has been hiding about his past.

    • Cameron Cook
      Cameron Cook 3 days ago

      @uNnHkP8mza Did you report my comment? Wow.

    • Dan Arnets
      Dan Arnets 6 days ago

      @Kelsey Williams - I was actually referencing a real-life murder case where 2 early teens murdered some 6-year-old or whatever

    • uNnHkP8mza
      uNnHkP8mza 7 days ago +1

      @Cameron Cook and what are you posting on now, hm?

    • Cameron Cook
      Cameron Cook 7 days ago +4

      @uNnHkP8mza Message boards are for lowlifes. No offense.

    • Thanatos
      Thanatos 7 days ago +5

      It's gonna be that Jay was a contestant on Legends of the Hidden Temple or something.

  • Davy Stiles
    Davy Stiles 6 days ago +5

    How do these guys not have a podcast? I’d listen to that every day

    • BurnSycle
      BurnSycle 5 days ago +2

      William Shatter would not approve

  • Sniper Joe
    Sniper Joe 6 days ago +4

    I was so happy they talked about ITYSL. Thats my favorite show. But seeing the grandpa outfit out of nowhere made me almost spit-take. Without the build up it just killed me laughing so suddenly.

  • James Owle
    James Owle Day ago +2

    Hey guys, "Soider-Man: No Way Home" is missing so far, especially from from the "black room special." I expected from Rich's love and history of Spider-Man, that he would have something to criticize or praise on the spoiler talking points that have were instrumental to its massive success in becoming one of the top box office hits of all time. I hope to see that special edition soon.

  • Matthew Fox
    Matthew Fox 6 days ago +14

    The title card for "year in review" is the funniest joke I've seen in a while. I don't know why, but I laughed really hard at that.

  • Jake K
    Jake K 7 days ago +1031

    Mike: "How many of your movies are cult indie horror pervert movies Jay?"

    Also Mike: "So the first movie on my list is St. Maud"

    • Kosta Jovanovic
      Kosta Jovanovic 3 hours ago

      @mangaas you got it now

    • Neon Circus
      Neon Circus 3 days ago

      @Andrew Maginnes Religion is delusion.

    • mangaas
      mangaas 5 days ago +6

      @Guilherme Titane, the laughably bad, try-hard, edge-lord french-shlock. Did it "move" you? 🤣 I bet Jay covers it in part 2, and makes it sound more interesting than it is.

    • Guilherme
      Guilherme 5 days ago +1

      @mangaas laughably bad? what movie did you watch?

    • cincymutt1812
      cincymutt1812 5 days ago +2

      Heard the plot. That movie just sounds sad to me.

  • Mando Calrissian
    Mando Calrissian 5 days ago +7

    23:11 "love and mercy"(2014) is probably one of the best picks as a comparison. Hope you guys re:view it one day

  • R Rmenton
    R Rmenton 7 days ago +7

    "Anyway, back to Maud!" after implanting the image of a six year old boy putting a tiny noose around his neck! Ah, classic Mike, classic Mike. Nice.

  • PROVEN FACT VIDEOS
    PROVEN FACT VIDEOS 6 days ago +7

    I like "The Amusement Park" and it's like a pilotepisode of Romero's Tales From The Darkside but made 10 years early.

  • Forkez
    Forkez 6 days ago +8

    The reference to the Rich Evans boobery in The Cleaning Lady has ended my long, long search for the movie that held the funniest piece of destructive slapstick I have ever had the privilege of witnessing. I remember watching that movie during an RLM christmas livestream, years ago, and laughing to tears. I've always wanted to see it again but I couldn't for the life of me remember what movie it was from. Now I know.

    If you need me, I'll be laughing so hard I will die of dehydration.

  • jared_ really
    jared_ really 3 days ago +2

    I wonder how many times I can watch this before part 2 comes out

  • Alex P.
    Alex P. 5 days ago +5

    2 movies in and mike is off- topic talking about Bozo the Clown. This is gonna be a good episode

  • Jake Ryan Baker
    Jake Ryan Baker 6 days ago +5

    I'm so happy I Think You Should Leave got mentioned. It's so freaking funny, everyone needs to check it out.

  • Rae Megami
    Rae Megami 2 days ago +1

    god i remember watching bozo as a kid and having the exact same reaction as mike, until i played an arcade game that was the same basic challenge and could never get past like 7 or 8. it's harder than you'd think!

  • AmazingThor
    AmazingThor 7 days ago +501

    Mike’s growing horror as Jay gleefully describes The Scary at 61st is priceless

    • A K
      A K 3 days ago

      If Stav and Rich ever met and laughed at the same time, the world would shake apart.

    • Courtney
      Courtney 4 days ago

      @João Botelho Mike and Jay are an above average Red Scare couple

    • FauxRaidenator
      FauxRaidenator 5 days ago +1

      Never thought I'd see a Plinkett/cumboy universe crossover but here we are.

    • Ducaso
      Ducaso 6 days ago +5

      @David E. Hell yea dude

    • Dan Franco
      Dan Franco 6 days ago +9

      I’ve found my people ( P.S. I’m gay)

  • Eagles Fan420
    Eagles Fan420 Day ago

    I hope we get a follow-up to Jay's thoughts on the ending to Dexter: New Blood. It wasn't what I expected/wanted, but I still found it satisfying.

  • Benjamin Coutts
    Benjamin Coutts 6 days ago +1

    Thanks guys, I love these episodes. These are films I'll look into. I'm pleased to hear De Staat in the trailer for Netflix's I care a lot. P.S. I miss hugging, that was one of my best moves.

  • Harrison Saunders
    Harrison Saunders 6 days ago +1

    I havent seen most of these and im sooo glad u mentioned stuff that I was thinking about seeing but not having that energy, but now I wanna see some
    of them

  • Smiththebat
    Smiththebat 5 days ago +3

    I will vouch for “Bad Trip”’s cringy humour in that it’s Eric Andre’s MO to do the awkward stuff…

  • Nick Mattio
    Nick Mattio 7 days ago +577

    Mike Stoklasa, the kind of kid that talked shit at the Bozo Show during the bucket challenge yet misses the first first bucket, badly

    • Valaki
      Valaki 6 days ago +1

      And then he'd search for the lowest hanging beam

    • Nick Mattio
      Nick Mattio 6 days ago +1

      @Andrew Welter thats a perfect analogy LOL

    • Kim Jong-Poon
      Kim Jong-Poon 7 days ago +2

      How embarrassing.

    • Kelsey Williams
      Kelsey Williams 7 days ago +6

      I get that feeling watching any and all of our Midwestern movie bois make fun of exercise videos on WOTW.

    • Bunker Andy
      Bunker Andy 7 days ago +8

      Is he the one who said "Cram it, clown"?

  • Davose V.A.C.
    Davose V.A.C. 4 days ago

    I love when Mike makes Jay genuinely laugh

  • boredXsomethingXIDK
    boredXsomethingXIDK 5 days ago +14

    Yeah, I'm gonna need to hear what Jay thought of Dexter's finale in part 2.

    • boredXsomethingXIDK
      boredXsomethingXIDK 21 hour ago

      @Trundle The Great I know but, I want to hear a legitimate argument about it for once. I've only been seeing reviews from people who liked seasons 5-8 & they don't know anything.

    • Trundle The Great
      Trundle The Great 2 days ago

      I think the thumbs down emoji kinda sums it up

    • Edeinawc
      Edeinawc 4 days ago +1

      They probably taped both parts at the same time, so sadly nope. Maybe a remark in the future.

  • Billy Lindberg
    Billy Lindberg 6 hours ago +1

    The Tomorrow War was amazing. You two are dead wrong about that movie. Probably one of my favorite movies. Great action and special affects. Great pacing. Not boring. Not too much action. Great acting. Everything was the right amount. Plot was constantly moving locations so it didn't become stale.
    No agendas or politics getting shoved down your throat. Just regular old fashion entertaining popcorn flick. Period. LOVED IT.

  • Laura
    Laura 4 days ago +2

    The segue between The Scary of Sixty First and Being The Ricardos is legitimately hilarious. "A breath of fresh air."

  • Beercorn
    Beercorn 7 days ago +657

    Bad Trip had the second funniest “hand in a blender” scene of all time, right after the 2014 horror movie “Unfriended”.

    • Burt Pesci
      Burt Pesci 6 days ago

      *NOOOOO!! STOP!!!! I WANNA PLAY THE VIOLIN* 😭

    • john smith
      john smith 6 days ago

      I read this comment before I watched and I thought of The Eric Andre Show prank not realizing this movie was also him.

    • How are you more of a clown than me, a clown
      How are you more of a clown than me, a clown 6 days ago +1

      I *love* YMS' video just tearing Unfriended apart. 'How come Blair suddenly learned how to teleport. How come Blair suddenly learned how to teleport.'

    • Roger
      Roger 7 days ago

      @bTarczy there was an unfriended 2

    • CelestialAnger
      CelestialAnger 7 days ago

      Best hand in blender scene is from The Goonies hands down! But yours are verrrrrry close seconds!

  • Daniel Kunkle
    Daniel Kunkle 7 days ago +24

    I was at Woodstock '99. Great music. As for everything else... problematic. I was pretty damn hot the whole time. I remember working my way forward toward the main stage with a bag pack full of water bottles so I could stay somewhat hydrated. The heat was worse in the mass of people. There was no water up front, not even a hose being sprayed over the people to cool them off. I pulled out one of my water bottles and I then had people offering me $20 for one. I could've made some money but I just handed them out at that point. People were legit suffering. Hell, the mass was so thick you could smell the piss in the air as people couldn't get out to relieve themselves. But after three days, I was pretty beat and sunburnt. My feet were all tore up as the mass of people up front was so crushing that my shoes were ripped off and they were getting crushed by those who were smart enough to wear boots. Being 6' 4" I sort of became an escape avenue for lots of the kids who were absolutely getting crushed up against the barricade in front of the main stage. I lost count of how many people I pulled over the rail so they could just get out of the crushing mass. Even I had to pull myself out at some point as I thought my hip bone was going to break from being pressed so hard against that barricade. Buuuut, the music was pretty awesome. :D

    • Symm
      Symm 6 days ago +4

      That doesn't really sound worth if for "pretty awesome" tbh. This is why I avoid crowds like the plague, literally these days.

    • Daniel Kunkle
      Daniel Kunkle 6 days ago

      @T D Yeah, the shower areas were initially divided into men and women but they quickly turned co-ed. ;-) As for the end with the Red Hot Chili Peppers (with Flea only wearing his bass guitar and a smile) playing "Fire" by Jimi Hendrix and all those candles that were handed out, I too knew this wasn't a good combination. After three days of scorching heat, high prices, overflowing shitters, little water, etc. people were ready to snap. All the garbage lying all over the place made for good kindling as it turned out. The vendors were looted in quick order so hopefully you didn't pay for an overpriced T-shirt as they were lying all over the place at the end. And those raves, there was some hard hitting stuff being passed about. I remember just walking by some people who I thought were just smoking pot but just taking a quick whiff as I walked by left my head a little dazed. I'm not sure what they were smoking but it sure as hell wasn't marijuana.
      But damn that music was awesome. I'd do it again today. I'd just bring some combat boots, more water and sunscreen. :D

    • tylerdurden3891
      tylerdurden3891 6 days ago +1

      I was a sophomore in HS at the time and I remember one of the seniors coming back to school after going to that for a few days. When I saw him he looked like he was homeless. Filthy clothes, ripped up backpack, hadn't shaved in like a month (even at 17 he already had a full beard). Probably smelt him from 10 feet away lol. He was smiling from ear to ear though so he obviously had a great time. I remember between seeing him like that and various other things in my life up to that point, that me missing out from being too young at 15, I was already beginning to feel like I "missed the boat" in regards to music, movies and overall pop culture since I was born in the mid 80's instead of the 60s or 70's.

    • T D
      T D 6 days ago +2

      Yeah I was there came from NJ to Rome NY. So fucking hot. When they gave out the candles for the Jimi Hendrix vigil I was like this can't end well. The nice shower area made Mad Max Fury road water a better option. The people who slept during the day to party at the night raves. Good Times.

  • Thanatos
    Thanatos 7 days ago +2

    Jay should have recorded like five different reactions for the Dexter finale and then used the right one in editing. "It was a huge pile of garbage!" would have been the correct one to use.