The Protagonist Podcast #129: Special: Movie Pitches “There is a lot of plot in that one. I hope that doesn’t suit your fancy.”

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This week it’s a Special Movie Pitch Episode! Producer Andrew gave Joe and Todd a director, a genre, and lead actor or actress, and they had to write pitch what that movie would look like. Hopefully you enjoy their made-up plots.

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The Protagonist Podcast #118: Special: Great Quotes from Great Movies “May the force be with you.”

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Todd and Joe are joined by Nik English from The Fandom Podcast to talk about movie quotes. Why do we use them, what are the most quotable films, and is there really a Princess Bride quote for every occasion?

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The Protagonist Podcast #113: Special: Valentines Day 2017 “I’ll never be as bad as my grandpa!”

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In our Valentines Day Special 2017, we are joined by special guest Alana Howlett to play a of Fictional play Fictional Dating Game. What fictional inventor would be the best match for the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles’ Donatello? Who is the best match to give Eponine from Les Mis a happily ever after? Listen to find out.

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#108: Special: Fantasy Box Office 2017 “I think you may be overestimating its life in the theater.”

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This week, Joe and Todd look back at some of their favorite movies and tv shows from 2016 and then take a look ahead at what Hollywood has in store for us in 2017. They play a game they’re calling Fantasy Box Office, and try to pick the movies that will make the most money AND have the highest Rotten Tomatoes score this year.

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#105: Special: Christmas Pitches 2017 “There is a lesson to be learned about Christmas pirates.”

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Christmas Special 2016! Todd and Joe make up plots based on the titles of Christmas movies they’ve never seen, and it’s a mix of “I could see that being produced” to “Uh…how much egg nog were you drinking before you thought of that?” Give it a listen and let us know if you have any favorite fake Christmas shows or have any pitches of your own.

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#100: Special: 100th Episode “Trust the team.”

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This week, Todd, Joe, and Andrew reveal the most popular episodes they’ve released, look at some of what may be coming in the future, and respond to listener feedback.

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#098: Special: Halloween Special 2016 “Now I’m afraid to go to the bathroom.”

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This week, Joe and Todd are joined by returning guest Todd Petersen for a Halloween special. Everyone pitches five supernaturally themed tv specials to The Protagonist TV Network.

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#078: Special: TV Elevator Pitches “But it’s being played straight!”

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This week, Todd and Joe brainstorm pitches for new shows on the fictional Protagonist TV network. Each show must be a loose adaptation of an existing work (sort of…give it a listen) and Producer Andrew chooses which shows get green lit.

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#075: Special: Comic Book Recommendations Draft “Two picks, two steals.”

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This week, in a break from the usual format, we discuss favorite comic books and graphic novels. Joined by Todd Petersen and with Producer Andrew taking a larger role than usual, we recommend comic books ranging from superheroes to all-ages fantasy to non-fiction theoretical texts.

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#072: Special: Mother’s Day 2016 “Insurmountable lead!”

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This week, it’s a special episode all about mothers. Producer Andrew chose several iconic orphans from popular culture, and Todd and Joe try to match them with iconic mothers from books, film, and television! Who keeps picking dead moms? Who is the better maternal matchmaker? Give a listen to find out.

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