Issue #11–Best TV Dramas of 2014

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‘We’re wrapping up the year, True Believers, but we still wanted to share with you some of the best TV dramas of 2014.  In the 11th issue of the Changing Panels podcast, Nick (@nickyahogan) and John (@johned970) are bringing you their top 5 dramas, which may include one or two comic book shows.

The dramas discussed include The 100, Agents of SHIELD, The Americans, The Blacklist, The Bridge, Fargo, Game of Thrones, The Good Wife, Hannibal, Jane the Virgin, The Knick, Orange is the New Black, Penny Dreadful, Rectify, Shameless, True Detective, The Walking Dead.

Issue #10–Best TV Comedies of 2014

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‘Twas the night before Christmas, True Believers, but we’re still stirring and posting the 10th issue of the Changing Panels podcast.  We are doing something a little different for the holidays, as Nick (@nickyahogan) and John (@johned970) are bringing you their top 5 comedies for 2014.  As an added bonus, they are going to tell you about their favorite reality shows.

The comedies discussed include Archer, Benched, Bob’s Burgers, Brooklyn 99, The Comeback, Community, Last Man Standing, Last Week Tonight with John Oliver, Louie, The Mindy Project, New Girl, Parks and Recreation, Psych, Review, Silicon Valley, Veep and Who’s Line is it Anyway.

Some of our favorite reality shows include Celebrity Apprentice, Cutthroat Kitchen, Dancing with the Stars, Duck Dynasty, Face Off, Jim Henson’s Creature Shop, Master Chef, Master Chef Junior.

Issue #9

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We’re back with our 9th podcast, True Believers, and we’re saying goodbye to some of our favorite shows for a few weeks.  Nick (@nickyahogan) and John (@johned970) first talk a little casting news, then have some Titan talk and then explore the similarities between Krypton and Caprica.  They then discuss the mid season finales of The Flash, Agents of SHIELD, Arrow and Constantine.  They each end by picking a Thing That They Found Interesting, which explore new girls and librarians.

Episode Breakdown:

Intro

News (0:54)  Agent May gets and ex and the Beastmaster to lead the Creature Commandos?!?  Dick Grayson wings over to TNT.  Superman’s Pap-Pap lives on a doomed planet but not one to be destroyed by Cylons.  Probably.

The Flash (15:25) “The Man in the Yellow Suit”

Marvel’s Agents of SHIELD (33:36) “What They Become”

Arrow (49:22) “The Climb”

Constantine (58:24) “The Saint of Last Resorts”

That Thing That We Found Interesting (1:05:40)  New Girl and The Librarians.

 

Issue #8

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We’re late again, True Believers, but we’re still celebrating #Flarrow in all its glory.  And just in time for our 8th podcast.  Nick (@nickyahogan) and John (@johned970) wallow in the news this week after the Thanksgiving drought.  They then discuss last week’s epic crossover of The Flash and Arrow, as well as Agents of Shield and Constantine.  They each end by picking a Thing That They Found Interesting, which touch on new takes on the familiar.  Also, they’re both recovering from illnesses both great and small, so there’s sinus drainage, labored breathing and rampant use of cough buttons.  Enjoy!!

Episode Breakdown:

Intro

News (0:54)  Agent Carter conquers more airspace; Deathstroke books a return trip to Starling City; Mark Hamill dons an old familiar costume again; Jessica Jones moves into Apt. 2B perhaps with Lemont Bishop; AMC is gonna let Seth Rogen preach it; Cumberbatch gets a job as does Will Smith; #Flarrow brings record ratings to Arrow.

The Flash and Arrow (24:47) “Flash vs. Arrow” & “The Brave and the Bold”

Marvel’s Agents of SHIELD (41:17) “…Ye Who Enter Here”

Constantine (54:25) “The Rage of Caliban”

That Thing That We Found Interesting (1:01:45)  Toy Story:  The Toy that Time Forgot and Christmas programming.

 

Issue #7

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Turkey’s done, True Believers, as are Gotham and The Walking Dead at least for 2014.  And just in time for our seventh podcast.  In the news this week, Nick (@nickyahogan) and John (@johned970) ponder the need for Daryl to have sex and whether Supergirl is so amazing that she can be on two different networks.  They then discuss last week’s episodes of Gotham, The Flash, Constantine and The Walking Dead.  They spend quite a bit of time reflecting on what Gotham‘s gotten right and wrong in this first part of their freshman season.  They each end by picking a Thing That They Found Interesting, which touch on Charlie Brooker sci-fi and Jeff Daniels’ Emmy win.

Episode Breakdown:

Intro

News (2:37)  Kirkman outs Darryl Dixon, Berlanti says its okay for CBS shows to crossover to The CW.

Gotham (7:16) “Lovecraft”

The Flash (26:25) “Power Outage”

Constantine (34:37) “The Rage of Caliban”

The Walking Dead (40:05) “Coda”

That Thing That We Found Interesting (58:13)  Black Mirror and The Newsroom