Episode 21: "B+ Episode of The Newsroom" - 
Show Notes

Episode 1.21 -- “Caroline and Richard's Mom”

Original airdate: April 25, 1996

IMDB entry for this episode


Written by Dottie Dartland Zicklin and Charles Harper Yates
Directed by James Burrows


Magnify!  Things get “raisin nipple nuts” as Kent Carney and Loren Cline join us for episode 1.21, “Caroline and Richard’s Mom”!  Dab on some guacamole and kick off your shoes as we go in for the works — Aaron Sorkin doppelgängers, poodle toenails, romantic moments at a Chili’s Too, rollerblade wheel hygiene, Emmy-worthy moments for Malcolm Gets, and some upsetting news for anyone who didn’t collect Beanie Babies as a child.  If a stripper can do it, you can too!

This week's "plugs":

Amy recommends What I Carry by Jennifer Longo!

Christie recommends I Can See Your Voice on Fox!

Kent recommends his and Loren's podcasts, Killscreen Cinema and the forthcoming We Watched Watched Watched This Movie!

Loren recommends the Louisville Community Bail Fund and Evil on CBS All Access!

The wild ride of a story about the mysterious closure of the East Village Cheese Shop can be found here.

This week's guests

Kent Carney is a comedian from Louisville, KY, where he’s spent eight years co-producing and performing with the comedy troupe Character Assassination. You can see him on the web series Bagged And Bored and hear him jabber about movies on the podcasts We Watched Watched Watched This Movie and Killscreen Cinema. 


Loren Cline is a denizen of Louisville, KY, and a software developer with a penchant for talking too much about pop culture. You can hear her practice this hobby on the podcasts We Watched Watched Watched This Movie and Killscreen Cinema. 

Kent Carney and Loren Cline!

Visual aids:

Annie's shirt:  "like an Animal Collective album cover"

thank u,

Enter Natalie Karinsky, a $50 tipper...

Just pretend the line is "SPREAD 'EM, ASSHOLE!"

"Are you two--" "Windshield wipers?"

Hair * Eyelids * Chins * Pedicures *Nostrils * Poodles * Toenails

Remo's:  Pretty in Pink?

"The Fifty Shades of Grey of Pedicures"

"Give your mommy a kiss!"

We did say this should've been Malcolm Gets' Emmy submission...

Why is Charlie the only one who cares what Del is up to?

What Del's up to: getting addicted to spa treatments thanks to
Dollar Store Carol Kane!


"Hit the bricks, Red."

We all love this jacket, even though it's flashy by Caroline's standards!


Why can't NBC create a convincing NBC???

What is a fake NBC without a fake Aaron Sorkin?

Charlie in disguise... with glasses!

Ratzenbergers gonna Ratzenberger!

The Caroline/Richard 'shippers would just like to say: AHHHHHHH

No, seriously, give the man an Emmy already.

Gives all new meaning to "guac is extra", doesn't it?

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