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Old v. Gold 115: Explorers

Did the dreams you dreamed as a child aim higher than driving a bus? Then listen and watch as Joe Dante’s Explorers presents, in their first theatrical-film roles, River Phoenix and Ethan Hawke — plus a third kid you haven’t heard who more than holds his own against them — as young hobos or something who put their longing for the stars to the test. Speaking of tests, the third act …

If you go on this adventure, you will get girl love.

Podcasters: Robert, Tim, Joanna

  • 00:00 Intro and Memories
  • 16:01 After the Viewing: Bad Science
  • 23:32 Cool Spaceship, Terrible Dads
  • 29:53 Child Actors – the Outcome May Surprise You
  • 32:36 What the F*ck with the Third Act
  • 42:35 Dream Beams
  • 45:48 The Vote

Next Week’s Assignment

The original Enterprise crew journeys beyond the TV screen with Star Trek: The Motion Picture.

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