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Dan: On this episode we watched Max Steel.
Stuart: That's right, back-to-back Max attack! Uh-oh!
Elliott: Welcome to Maxvember.

Official Show Notes[]

"We discuss a movie from last year that flopped so badly that Elliott refuses to believe it exists: Max Steel. Meanwhile Dan sings a Carmen Sandiego duet, Stuart gives his fish-based SNL audition, and Elliott texts a lot."

Movie Summary[]


The adventures of teenager Max McGrath and his alien companion, Steel, who must harness and combine their tremendous new powers to evolve into the turbo-charged superhero Max Steel.


Teenager Max McGrath discovers that his body can generate the most powerful energy in the universe. Steel is a funny, slightly rebellious, techno-organic extraterrestrial who wants to utilize Max's skills. When the two meet, they combine together to become Max Steel, a superhero with unmatched strength on Earth. They soon learn to rely on each other when Max Steel must square off against an unstoppable enemy from another galaxy.

Final Judgments[]

  • Bad-Bad Movie (Stuart) @42:12
  • Didn't hate it but it's a Bad-Bad Movie at heart (Dan) @43:11
  • Feels like he can't even grade it because it barely exists as a movie (Elliott) @43:15

Worse Than[]

Episode Highlights[]


Movie Pitches[]

Lost Boys Never Grow Up (Cause They're Vamps)
Peter Pan takes Wendy and the other two kids to Neverland, where the Lost Boys are vampires. And he wants to turn them into vampires too, just like the kid vampire in Near Dark.


  • ­Wow, that was another episode of our classic podcast ‘Member That?
           —Stuart @01:30
  • ­You totally want to have your face buried in my delicious ass!
           —Stuart (to Dan) @07:00
  • ­There is a lot of magic jizz.
           —Dan @09:15

Listener Mail[]

Mailbag Song[]



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  • The Devils (1971) by Ken Russell (Dan) @Time
  • Kong: Skull Island (2017) by Jordan Vogt-Roberts (Elliott) @Time
  • The Lobster (2015) by Yorgos Lanthimos (Elliott) @Time
  • The Neon Demon (2016) by Nicolas Winding Refn (Stuart) @Time