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Episode 92

Celebrity Opportunities Missed

Show broadcast on 21 November 2015

With perhaps the most professional episode yet, welcome to another Elis James and John Robins podcast. Once again John had a bone to pick with Elis over Winner Plays On, and the boys also took us through Humble Brag Of The Week, Email Of The Species and Textual Healing. On top of that, we heard your stories of celebrity meetings that didn't reach their potentials, and Elis' thighs got some more well-deserved coverage.

Podcast intro

John's prized Freddie Mercury-style yellow leather jacket needs repairing.

Elis and John's favourite UK train journeys.

The guys accidentally spoil a surprise a PCD was planning for their partner.

John's introduction of Elis

"Splice the main brace! Batten down the hatches! And make way for Petty Officer Elis James. "

Conversations and riffs

Elis is on a high because there are two Twitter accounts about his thighs, following his appearance in shorts on sitcom 'Josh'. John asks Elis about conducting a raunchy scene with comic legend Jennifer Saunders.

Text-in topic

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

John's girlfriend met Brian May at an awards ceremony this week but John feels she didn't make the most of the opportunity. When have your friends or family got to do something you would love to do, and not made the most of it?

Textual Healing

A listener calls the show with a problem.

Gjohn is back and needs help deciding what horses to bet on.


More examples of that scourge of social media, the humblebrag.

Using an anti-terrorism logo as an excuse to show off your eight-pack stomach.

Winner Plays On

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

It's been pointed out that Elis accidentally asked John a question on Brass Eye last week, instead of the chosen subject The Day Today. This week: Auf Wiedersehn, Pet (Elis) v Van Morrison (John). John wins 3.5-1. Another live version of the AWP theme tune - it just keeps getting better!

Although it wasn't needed, in a rare occurrence it turns out Elis won the pre-arranged tiebreaker question (about average rainfall in the UK in October).

Email of the Species

Listeners' emails into the show.

A Norwegian word for drunk anxiety - the nervous wait to see if you did something whilst drunk that will bring you a shame hangover.

Elis coins their term 'one-er' for someone who has been listening to the podcast since the first episode.

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