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Jan 23, 2019

Chris and Rudi begin to unpack the Discovery 1 crew's reaction to the news from Mission Control. From Dave's role as last child/conflict avoider, to HAL's arrogant dismissiveness, to Frank's skeptical snarkiness. And of course we're all aware of the accomplishments of the 9000 series.

Jan 22, 2019

Chris and Rudi join Dave and Frank for a message from Mission Control. We find out that the problem may be a little bigger than just the AE-35 unit, and explore the erroneous imdb profile of "Frank Miller." X-Ray Delta One, over and out.

Jan 21, 2019

Chris and Rudi pick up where they left off, with Dave and Frank trying to figure out what's wrong with the AE-35 unit. They notice how every shot in this interrogation sequence is a close up, and remark on "Cranky Frank's" accusatory side glance and Dave's weird wig. We also get our first presentation of the three...

Jan 18, 2019

Chris and Rudi wrap up the week's excitement by riffing on the final moments of the Dave Bowman EVA and then progressing to the AE-35 diagnosis scene. Along the way they end up talking about computer noises, the Six Million Dollar Man, and the influence 2001 had (potentially) on computer interfaces. Plus, adults...

Jan 17, 2019

Chris and Rudi fulfill their contractual obligation to deliver one podcast episode for each minute of the film. In today's episode, they discuss the magnetic sections on the Discovery's hull, the lack of tools required to open important equipment in deep space, jump cuts and Dutch angles.