Mitch Watson

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Season 05 | Episode 15

Mitch Watson

Writer / Animator / Showrunner

Emmy award winning show runner Mitch Watson discusses some of the movies he saw when he was a kid that ruined him for life.

Show Notes:

Movies Referenced In This Episode

A History Of Violence (2005)
On The Border (1998)
Hollywood Boulevard (1976) – Jon Davison’s trailer commentary
Gremlins (1984) – Glenn Erickson’s Blu-ray review, TFH’s Mogwai Madness celebration
E.T. The Extraterrestrial (1982)
Santa Claus Conquers The Martians (1964)
Harold and Maude (1971) – Dan Ireland’s trailer commentary
Witchfinder General (1968) – Josh Olson’s trailer commentary, Charlie Largent’s review
Ace Ventura: Pet Detective (1994)
Shampoo (1975) – Allan Arkush’s trailer commentary, Glenn Erickson’s Criterion Blu-ray review
Swashbuckler (1976)
Jaws (1975) – Josh Olson’s trailer commentary, TFH’s Shark Attack At Hero Complex Gallery
The Neverending Story (1984)
Monty Python and the Holy Grail (1975) – Adam Rifkin’s trailer commentary, Randy Fuller’s wine pairing
Videodrome (1983) – Mick Garris’s trailer commentary
Don’t Look Up (2021)
Starship Troopers (1997)
They Live (1988)
Magic (1978)
Dead Of Night (1945) – Charlie Largent’s Blu-ray review
Return To Oz (1985)
Sucker Punch (2011)
The Wizard of Oz (1939) – John Badham’s trailer commentary
The 5,000 Fingers of Dr. T (1953) – Joe Dante’s trailer commentary, Charlie Largent’s review
Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory (1971) – Adam Rifkin’s trailer commentary
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (2005)
Bugsy Malone (1976) – Karyn Kusama’s trailer commentary
Big (1988)
Ender’s Game (2013)
The Lego Movie (2014)
Faces of Death (1978)
I Spit On Your Grave a.k.a. Day of the Woman (1978)
The Last House on the Left (1972) – Darren Bousman’s trailer commentary, Glenn Erickson’s Blu-ray review
Fitzcarraldo (1982) – Dennis Cozzalio’s Werner Herzog guide

Other Notable Items

Duckman TV series (1994-1997)
Scooby-Doo! Mystery Incorporated TV series (2010-2013)
Harlan Ellison
All Hail King Julien TV series (2014-2017)
Big Nate TV series (2022- )
Beware The Batman TV series (2013-2014)
David Cronenberg
The Institute of Oral Love in Los Angeles (a real place)
“Big Mac” McKenna
Phoebe Cates
Steven Spielberg
Eerie, Indiana TV series (1991-1992)
Super Chicken
Warner Brothers
Pia Zadora 
KTLA Channel 5
Larry ”Seymour” Vincent
Tom Savini
The Conqueror Worm poem by Edgar Allan Poe (1845)
Charles Tyner
Paul Newman
Bud Cort
Hal Ashby
Jim Carrey
Sean Young
Robert Shaw
Geoffrey Holder
Robert Conrad
The Wild Wild West TV series (1965-1969)
Peter Boyle
Beau Bridges
Our pals at Movies Unlimited!
The Three Stooges
James Woods
The Adam McKay podcast episode
Paul Verhoeven
TFH Guru Ed Neumeier
Casper Van Dien
Gabriel Byrne
Stephen Rea
Peter Medak 
John Carpenter
Anthony Hopkins
The Magic Castle
Lidsville TV series (1971-1973)
Sid and Marty Krofft
Candice Bergen
Edgar Bergen
Walter Murch
Zack Snyder
The Oz children’s novel series L. Frank Baum
Dr. Seuss
Vincent Price
Vincent Van Ghoul
Maurice LaMarche
Johnny Depp
Alan Parker
Scott Baio
Jodie Foster
Tom Hanks
South Park TV series (1997- )
Sam Koji Hale
Doug TV series (1991-1999)
Looney Tunes
Cartoon Network

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