The Young Podawans Ep. 55 – Stranger Things S2



Segment 1: What Are We Geeking Out About? (2:30)

Every week in the opening segment we discuss what we’re currently geeking out about! This week Kristin is geeking out about Harmonquest and Brian is geeking out about Thor: Ragnarok.

Segment 2: What Are We Drinking About This Week? (14:42)

Another regular segment where we discuss – you guessed it – what we’re drinking. This week Kristin is drinking Big Woods Brewing Common Necessity and Brian is drinking Graft Cider Book of Nomad: Orion’s Cryptogram!

Segment 3: Stranger Things Discussion (21:30)

  • We have a weeeeee disagreement right off the bat.
  • Brian like the first season better, and liked the smaller scope of that season.
  • Kristin loved this season and gives many reasons for that love.
  • We both love Hopper and his storyline with Elle.
  • Dustin and Dart!
  • We both didn’t really like Episode 7 – felt out of place in the rest of the world.
  • Opening the season with those characters was an odd choice.
  • Kristin thought it felt a backdoor pilot.
  • Elle’s sister’s crew were terrible – especially Mohawk Guy.
  • We chat a bit about Max – and we have differing-ish feelings.
  • Her brother was absolutely terrible.
  • A call back to last episode – Wizard & Glass Roland = Mike with guns?
  • Brian cannot finish his gross cider and must grab a new beer.
  • Was Hopper abusive to Elle?
  • The kid who played Will was really great.
  • Was Steve redeemed?
  • Nancy & Jonathan – yay or nay?
  • We argue about the merit of revealing Elle’s mom’s backstory.
  • More DIFFERING OPINIONS about the big climax with Elle & Hopper.
  • The Dance was absolute perfection.
  • Brian gets put on THE LIST once again.

Segment 3: Outro, Contact Info & Outtakes! (68:14)

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