Category Archives: The 1970s

Treatment 268 – The Night Strangler

tumblr_nd8gunTYeF1u0hbawo1_500This is it–the thrilling conclusion of Schlock Treatment! For this momentous occasion, we’re all gathered together one last time, armed with our every callback, to search for…

The Night Strangler!

Marc Googles monster truck drivers (also named Marc McDonald!)!

Kirk starts a controversial Tide campaign!

Matt finds one final pronunciation to needle Marc over!

Doug launches our final balloon!

Next week: Nothing! We’re done. Our thanks to all who listened to this podcast, shared it, and wrote to us about how it has affected you and your lives. You guys are the absolute best.

Cheers,

Marc, Doug, Kirk and Matt

Treatment 263 – Moonraker

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Space month concludes this week with its only actual entry. Amazingly, we’re also covering our very first James Bond picture. We’re jetting to the inky blackness of the cosmos in a…

Moonraker!

Matt and Doug recreate the lost mailbag!

Doug reinvents the movie novelization!

Matt finds the heart and soul of the Moonraker!

Next week: We’re getting about as far from sci-fi as possible, when we travel back to the Old West for Kenny Rogers’s classic, The Gambler!

Treatment 251 – The Visitor

800__the_visitor_04_blu-ray__blu-ray_We’re over the quarter-centennial mark, and beaming back from that distant cloud. The Myspace Boys get biblical, or mystical, or confused anyway, when we welcome…

THE VISITOR!

Doug crosses the Taylor-to-Taylor-to-Taylor bridge!

Matt pitches a whole new kind of Gillman show!

Next week: The After Movie Diner’s Jon Cross stops by to help us do a slightly (slightly) more traditional take on Christmas, the Hulk Hogan’s Santa with Muscles!

Treatment 245 – Gotham & Kolchak the Night Stalker

skerritt kolchakMatt-and-Doug-tober has gone from the sordid world of syndicated cashing-in-on-the-name-only television to the dark underbelly of direct-to-video kids’ entertainment, and now we go to the vilest place imaginable: network TV. We’re revisiting our old buddy Carl in…

Kolchak: the Night Stalker, The Devil’s Platform

and proving you should never meet your heroes with…

Gotham: The Balloonman!

Doug accidentally triggers the banter button!

Matt rocks the greatest musical of all time!

Next week: Special guest CT of the Nerd Lunch crew joins us for what is amazingly our first Nic Cage film: Next!

Treatment 226 – The Human Tornado (aka Dolemite 2)

Grindhouse_Human Tornado_1 Listen up, you no-business, born-insecure, junkyard suckas! We’re out of Beverly Hills, and into South Central Los Angeles, but we didn’t come alone. Riding shotgun on this journey is Guy Pinnland, AKA Marcus Pinn of the Pinnland Empire! We’re gonna put our weight on it, when we tackle the Nerve-shattering …Brain-battering …Mind-splattering…

The Human Tornado!

The Home Shopping Network tears us apart over custom knives vs. mint grade baseball cards!

Tickets to Paradise shower down for eternity!

M. Night Shyamalan muscles in on our operation!

Next week: Matt’s going back into the field on assignment to Beverly Hills, so Doug will be joined by an all-star cast of friends for Stephen King’s Thinner!

Treatment 218 – The Baby

retro4sMatt’s back from shore leave, and he’s thrown right back into the mess. The Cool Sandwich Bros are serving up something unusual this week, the meat of which was a little tougher than advertised. That’s right, ladies and gentlemen, this week’s special is…

The Baby!

Matt and Doug NURTURE the earliest roots of podcasting!

Kirk (???) ROCKS the mailbag!

Matt NURSES a fascination with a certain character’s hair!

Doug theorizes the BIRTH of the men’s rights movement!

Next week: Now that The Baby’s been put to bed, things lighten up considerably around here. If Matt can brave the body change horror field, Doug can finally give Michael J. Fox another chance. Joan Jett may soften the blow, because we’re headed for the Light of Day!