304: Solving The Mystery Of Homecoming's Second Season

We're welcoming Vanity Fair TV critic Sonia Soraiya to the guest chair to talk about the shorter, neater, Julia-Roberts-less-but-still-better second season of Amazon's Homecoming -- from sensible episode lengths to overacting extras to how TV has conditioned us to react to mystery shows. We went Around The Dial with Mrs. AmericaRunNadiya's Time To Eat, and a rare successful Zoom episode from Mystic Quest, before listener John rolled a 20-sided die on getting Community's D&D episode into the Canon. Vampires won, Skeet Ulrich lost, and one was the winningest number in a Pointless-inspired Game Time. Slap on a fake tattoo before you forget, and join us for an all-new Extra Hot Great!


SHOW TOPICS

  • Homecoming
  • ATD: Mrs. America
  • ATD: Run
  • ATD: Nadiya's Time To Eat
  • ATD: Mystic Quest: Quarantine
  • The Canon: Community S02.E14 Advanced Dungeons & Dragons
  • Winner and Loser of the Week
  • Game Time: Lowest Of The Low


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