Episode #315: “Ha, ha, ha… QUIET.” | Kindergarten Cop (1990)

Undercover cop John Kimble is used to dealing with the dregs of the criminal underworld. They steal, they’re obsessed with death, and he’s always striving to keep them under control. Now he’s dealing with the same issues… from a group of five year olds. Kimble has to go undercover as the most unlikely of kindergarten teachers to save the life of a mother and son while trying to stop one of the worst criminals he’s faced.

Arnold Schwarzenegger, Penelope Ann Miller, and Pamela Reed star in Kindergarten Cop.

Episode #302: “It’s Not A Tumor — It’s a Tracking Device!” | Total Recall (1990)

You’re a hulking physical specimen who’s married to Sharon Stone and living a pretty good life. Of course, any one of us would immediately start looking to upend that life and head to the backwater colonies on Mars. Right? This time around we’re joined by Jason Colvin and Dee Graves of the Surely You Can’t Be Serious Podcast. Check them out and subscribe to their show!

Arnold Schwarzenegger and Sharon Stone star in Total Recall.

This continues our “Experiments Gone Wrong” month, which includes: Flatliners, Total Recall, Awakenings, and Darkman.

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Episode #186: “The crime is organized; the police is not” | Red Heat (1988)

When East Meets West, the Champion remains standing… oops, sorry. That’s Rocky IV. This time around, it’s less about boxing and more about bridging the cultural and political divide to track down one of the Soviet Union’s most dangerous criminals who is loose on the streets of Chicago. Arnold Schwarzenegger and Jim Belushi star in RED HEAT.

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Episode #176: “Big Twins” | Twins & Big (1988)

These movies are eerily similar. Danny DeVito feels like he’s looking into a mirror when he meets his twin brother Julius for the first time. Josh Baskin looks in the mirror and sees Tom Hanks. Both Arnold Schwarzenegger and Tom Hanks end up with the goofy “I kissed a girl and I liked it” grins on their faces. Whether you’re big or small, we think you’ll enjoy our two movies on tap this week: Twins and Big.

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