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Episode 60

The Freddie Mercury Documentary, Protein Shakes and a Damaged Reindeer Head

Show broadcast on 4 April 2015

After John watched the same Freddie Mercury documentary for at least the tenth time, the boys ask what you have done more times than you care to a admit. Also Winner Plays On gets very tense.

Podcast intro

Producer Dave is away at his wedding and the lads imagine how he might be calming his nerves prior to the big event. Desperadoes? Whizz? Tiramisu?

(Disclaimer: Dave does not endorse consumption of illegal substances.)

Elis and John are asked by a listener to rate the severity of their radio-friendly insults.

Referring back to the text-in subject of Episode 56, a listener tells a tale of how seeing someone ahead of them drop £10 on the ground enabled a chain of events that led to the listener being happily married with three kids.

John answers exam questions about the new technology of email.

John's introduction of Elis

"To my left, Gower Glaze's four-time salesman of the month. "

Conversations and riffs

John has been working out and has lost weight while also packing on the muscle.

John watched 'The Great Pretender' Freddie Mercury documentary. The guys talk about music documentaries and TV programmes they have watched too many times.

Text-in topic

Listeners text and tweet during the show on this week's topic.

What TV, film or other pieces of pop culture have you watched too many times?

Textual Healing

A listener calls the show with a problem.

Bill from last week is back (but now from Lewis) and needs help with a chipped reindeer skull.

A Robins Amongst the Pigeons

John reads aloud from his autobiography.

Chapter 21: No Deal. John gets work as the warm-up man on television show Deal Or No Deal.

Winner Plays On

Elis and John face off in the weekly quiz on topics of their choice.

Joe Calzaghe (Elis) v traffic policing in England and Wales (John). Elis wins 3-0. A very tense affair as John is unhappy with Elis' questions.

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