Monday, May 10, 2010

Podcast 64: West Wing Season 2 wrap-up

With the completion of what may arguably be one of the best seasons of television, Joey and I discuss our "favorites" list. Also new to our podcast is Joey's Culture Corner, where he showcases a new book each week for your potential enjoyment. Thanks to all who sent in comments. This podcast covers episodes 21-22 of The West Wing, Season 2.

Various topics discussed in this podcast include:
    Joey's Culture Corner: Kiln People by David Brin
    Free Scentsy samples provided by
    Principles of an American Life: The 14th Amendment
    Do you choose the good of the party or go with your own wishes?
    Don't medically treat your own family members
    Why wear hats to a funeral?
    You should question your religious beliefs
    Josh Woodward's track Morning Blue

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Here are the ratings that we gave for each show as well as Season 2 lists/recaps:
18th & Potomac: 50min 18sec
Peter: Television - 9
Joey: Television - 9

2 Cathedrals: 31min 32sec
Peter: Television - 10
Joey: Television - 9

Season 2 wrap up: 18min 37sec

Season 2 recaps and lists
Favorite Extra/Bit Part
Peter: Bernard Thatch
Joey: Senator Stackhouse

Most Hated Character
Peter& Joey: Dr. Bartlet

Favorite Villain
Peter: The 2 Gunmen who shot Josh
Joey: Anne Stark

Hot Chick
Peter: Joey Lucas as played by Marlee Matlin
Joey: Ellie Bartlet as played by Nina Siemaszko

Favorite Issue
Peter: Puerto Rico to possibly become a state
Joey: Presidential Pardoning

Top 5 Hated Episodes
  1. Ellie
  2. The Drop In
  3. Lame Duck Congress

  1. Lame Duck Congress
  2. And It's Surely To Their Credit
  3. Portland Trip
  4. The War at Home
  5. In this Whitehouse

Top 5 Favorite Episodes
  1. Noel
  2. 2 Cathedrals
  3. In the Shadow of 2 Gunmen
  4. 17 People
  5. 18th & Potomac

  1. Noel
  2. 2 Cathedrals
  3. 17 People
  4. 18th & Potomac
  5. In The Shadow of 2 Gunmen

Favorite Overall Moment
Peter & Joey: 2 Cathedrals: President Bartlet's rant against God
You're a real son of a bitch you know that!

Honorable Mention: Shibboleth: President Bartlet pardoning a second turkey
Aren't I going to get a reputation for being soft on turkey's?

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