August 29, 2018
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You’ve heard of Bond, but what about Matt Helms? When your friends start taking the Bond movies in a direction you don’t like, you go out and buy the rights to another spy novel, of course. Dean Martin plays the hero in this drunken series of a spy films. They’re like spy film lite.
Sean Tilley joins us to talk 8th grade biology, quitting villainy to make toy models, and Bond’s alcoholism problem. Join us in our hovercraft with projected scenes in the windows as we get saucy with Dean Martin.
Oh look, a
misogynist trailer for the film!
A A Ron! Sirius Stuff was falsely arrested before they actually caught
is the second film in the series, the first was Murderers’ Row . The Silencers This film and
largely influenced You Only Live Twice . Austin Powers Is this a comedy? Paul says at least he
knew was. Doctor Goldfoot and His Bikini Machine Sean believes the B.I.G.O. headquarters is something from
. While Paul thinks set pieces are borrowed from The Holy Mountain . Forbidden Planet “
Juicero tried.” We get a lesson in
Mod. Oh hey, Dean Martin’s character “dies” just like Bond in the last movie we watched,
. You Only Live Twice The bad jokes abound so much that characters seemingly ignore Dean Martin like he’s Al from
. Quantum Leap Is Karl Malden your
villain or Chris’ Pollyanna Jack Klugman. Hey, when your dad’s the star of the film you can get your band,
Dino, Desi & Billy in the picture. Dean Martin’s blocking during scenes, when he’s not talking, is basically the
male gaze. Ironhead is actually
Bender? He blows fire! The dancing style has
confused us all, including Dean Martin. The
parade float dress made of flowers with, yet another crazy, crazy dancing scene. Is Ironhead
, perhaps? Inspector Gadget A
reference? Yes please. Knight Rider Chris shares his love for
. Behold the Mom and Dad Save the World light grenade! Why do we like Dean Martin more in
? Cannonball Run Sean thinks this bad film is no
. The Room Is it
Mike Myers or Michael Myers, we always get those two deadpan comedians confused.
That was it for go-go dancing bombs and rat pack references. Thank you for listening and thanks to
Sean Tilley for watching this film with us. Will he be back in Our Man Flint?
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