Our final episode features two Blue Blaze Irregulars from the World Watch One Newsletter, Dan Berger and Steve Mattsson. We cover Minutes 100 to the film’s end, including mysterious lettering, the legendary Banzai Credits March, and a few surprises.
We near the end of our adventures in Minutes 95-100, which cover the demise of the Panther Ship, Buckaroo’s blue-screen parachute fall, Scooter’s rewards, and Buckaroo’s last kiss with Penny Priddy. Featuring Steve Lastoe from the X-Minutes podcast.
Special guest Asterios Kokkinos gives his spirited take on BB as we discuss Minutes 55-60, which includes the return of the Goldblum-ometer, the Perfect Tommy Wardrobe Recap, a “hologram” John Emdall, bubble-wrap masks, and a doomed lab assistant.
Brett and Josh discuss Minutes 50-55 of Buckaroo Banzai with Jim O’Kane from the Airport and Rocketeer Minutes. Topics include the many Johns of Yoyodyne, the Black Lectroid John Parker, 300 Baud Modems, Orson Welles, and a can of Michelob.
For Minutes 45-50, Josh and Brett are joined by MxM podcasters Jonathan Carlisle and David Johnson. Discussions cover Blue Blaze Irregulars Scooter and Casper Lindley, bright colored sofa sales, Gear-Up, black lectroids, and the CompuPro System 8/16.
Brett and Josh discuss Minutes 40-45 with Bunkhouse member Curtis Bloes of the Better Off Dead Minute. These minutes follow the adventures of the hunters Bubba and Bert, the Fall of John Valuk, Red Lectroids, and Perfect Tommy’s radio call for help.
For Minutes 35-40, Justin Coote from the OverlookHour podcast joins Brett and Josh in discussing phone booths, Elephant Bravo clearance, 1980s blue lightning, comic book dialogue, Harley-Davidsons, low-budget chases, and Thermopods.
Returning guests Audra Wolfmann and Desmond Miller help discuss Minutes 30-35, which includes backstory on Penny Priddy / Peggy Banzai, Team Banzai’s impromptu press conference, spaceships resembling Cheetos, and a pay phone call from the President.