Episode #2: Captain


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Battle stations! Last Resort has launched, and Captain Andrew and Executive Officer Greg are here to assess the situation. There's a lot going on in this pilot episode, and it's up to them to break it all down. Is this first episode any good? How is it acting as a form of American wish-fulfillment? Is Chaplin a hero, or is he actually a terrorist? Tune in to discover all this and more! SHOW NOTES: 0:45 - Intro and episode synopsis 5:41 - General thoughts on the pilot 13:24 - A government conspiracy 15:48 - High production values; what's up with the lighting and the music? 20:45 - The acting, particularly Andre Braugher and the character of Chaplin 32:13 - Main topic: Is Chaplin a terrorist? How is the show operating as a form of American wish-fulfillment? 39:05 - The show's attitude towards nuclear weapons 45:43 - Autumn Reeser, network sexposition and whether her prototype is working 49:25 - What if we have a Lost situation on our hands and the show is about more than it first appears? 53:57 - Show close DON'T FORGET: You can contact the show by emailing lastresort@filmgeekradio.com. Thanks for listening!

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