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Episode 158 - Body Parts: LIVE!


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#21 firsttimecallerlongtimelistenr

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Posted 17 March 2017 - 06:21 AM

View PostJoelSchlosberg, on 17 March 2017 - 06:02 AM, said:


That's the same year Lindsay Duncan, who plays Dr. Webb, was born!

apparantley that's chuck schumer's birthday ... chuck!!!

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Posted 17 March 2017 - 06:23 AM

Charlie looked too much like the basketball leg guy when he was first revealed in the car.
I saw Charlie driving the car, thought it was the basketball kid (even though we saw him dead) and thought "OK, the Basketball Kid saw how much stronger, faster the legs made him and started collecting the other parts to make himself entirely better."
The movie suddenly got better with this plot twist. Then, realizing that this was a character we were supposed to recognize after Fahey lets us know it's Charlie, I was disappointed. I think they missed an opportunity. That's all, I would have been more invested if the basketball kid was the final antagonist because we would have been introduced to.

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Posted 17 March 2017 - 06:25 AM

View Postdickhoff3, on 17 March 2017 - 06:02 AM, said:

The use of turtlenecks specifically, and the cover up of his neck, I think symbolizes detachment from one's body. His head, or his morality and conscious, float above a body that he doesn't have complete control of and fluctuates between good and evil. It's like a classic Jekyll and Hyde tale with the fashion sense of a 1980's ski movie.


Wouldn't the ultimate item of clothing symbolic of mind-body separation be the sort of tie/collar/neckband thing that most Hanna-Barbera characters had, so that the head and body could literally be animated (as in both "moved" and "brought to life") separately?

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Posted 17 March 2017 - 06:42 AM

View PostⓂⓐⓧⓘⓜⓘⓛⓘⓐⓝⓞ, on 17 March 2017 - 03:20 AM, said:


You got your wish!!!


Awwww yisssssssss

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Posted 17 March 2017 - 06:47 AM

I am fully on team she is not the mother. Is that whole idea based entirely on her putting her jacket over Charlie while he is on his knees holding all the limbs? Isn't that just supposed to be her as a Dr. Frankenstein looking with pity at her creation?

But to hell with all that. I am here to talk about Detective Hat (actual character name Detective Sawchuck which is awesome.) In the handcuff car scene when Charlie slaps on the cuffs and then speeds away Detective Hat responds INSTANTANEOUSLY. If any mere mortal had been driving Charlie would have been long down the road with the arm. He doesn't belong in this movie he should be in the Fast and Furious franchise.

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Posted 17 March 2017 - 06:51 AM

GUYS:

VAMPIRE JACOBS LADDER KISS


Everything after the initial surgery scene is the world seen through the filter of Jeff Fahey's delusional brain! That's why when he wakes up and no one does anything (which [the waking-up-in-surgery] is a pretty big deal from what I understand!) and also why he's the only one who sees visions! This is also why no one believes him: he's stringing together coincidences with the bare thread that is the psycho-arm hypothesis and no one's buying because even these laymen know what this god damn psychiatrist does not: your brain controls your arm! Not the other way around!

Jeff Fahey for real is shitty to his family and justifies it as arm-related. Jeff Fahey hallucinates the doctor's explanation into a what-has-science-done-type evil speech. Jeff Fahey kills Legs and blacks the memory out of his brain. Jeff Fahey hears about Art-Arm dying by accident and his broken brain determines it was by murder. Jeff Fahey imagines his struggle to overcome the detective in his car is actually him struggling with the 'killer' in a comically improbable chase scene. Jeff Fahey seeks out the doctor and completely fabricates the son/body-part-tank scene as he actually kills them in a delusional fugue state.

It seems like a stretch but consider this: at the end, except for Jeff Fahey, everyone connected to the psycho-chop-shop scheme who could refute his account is dead and he makes a super creepy joke about fighting for the arm! This is why the diary is a reoccurring thing! This is through Jeff Fahey's eye's and he is an unreliable narrator! I mean, the movie ends with ominous music and a zoomout with the killer hand front and center!

TL;DR: The trauma of the arm transplant triggers psychosis

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Posted 17 March 2017 - 07:01 AM

Haha, just listening to the episode now, it seems like they've already picked up on my turtleneck color scheme theory.

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Posted 17 March 2017 - 07:02 AM

View PostBaby CakeBug, on 17 March 2017 - 06:05 AM, said:

^ While a great set of observations, this was covered fairly explicitly (almost word-for-word by Gillian in the colour symbolism section) in the early part of today's episode, no?


Absolutely right, I am listening now. I commented after I watched but prior to listening.

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Posted 17 March 2017 - 07:12 AM

View PostChunkStyle, on 17 March 2017 - 06:47 AM, said:

I am fully on team she is not the mother. Is that whole idea based entirely on her putting her jacket over Charlie while he is on his knees holding all the limbs? Isn't that just supposed to be her as a Dr. Frankenstein looking with pity at her creation?

But to hell with all that. I am here to talk about Detective Hat (actual character name Detective Sawchuck which is awesome.) In the handcuff car scene when Charlie slaps on the cuffs and then speeds away Detective Hat responds INSTANTANEOUSLY. If any mere mortal had been driving Charlie would have been long down the road with the arm. He doesn't belong in this movie he should be in the Fast and Furious franchise.

I hope it's awesome because he shares his name with the second greatest goaltender ever
My Howdy sense is tingling. Break out Google maps and my abacus...there's a C&O to be solved! And this time, it's personal...
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Posted 17 March 2017 - 07:20 AM

View PostCam Bert, on 17 March 2017 - 07:12 AM, said:

I hope it's awesome because he shares his name with the second greatest goaltender ever


I have to admit I wasn't familiar. And looking him up the first picture that pops up makes it look like he should have been in this movie.

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Posted 17 March 2017 - 07:23 AM

View PostCHOLO BORDEAUX, on 17 March 2017 - 06:51 AM, said:

VAMPIRE JACOBS LADDER KISS

Did we have bets going on what page the Jacob's Ladder movie mash up would be posted?

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Posted 17 March 2017 - 07:23 AM

View Postfirsttimecallerlongtimelistenr, on 17 March 2017 - 05:25 AM, said:

a few things:

is jeff fahey's character immune to anesthetics or something because he was awake during the initial operation and then he woke up again when they were trying to take off his arm.


And the killer is not anesthetized when his head is being sawed off, which would seem to clearly be a case of cruel and unusual punishment! It seems like a big coincidence, unless that is intended as further evidence of Fahey as an unreliable narrator. I initially assumed that him waking up from the vision of decapitation was just a typical "it was all a dream/apprehension" fake-out.

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Posted 17 March 2017 - 07:27 AM

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Someone with better photoshop skills than me [and who likes to do that sort of thing] should definitely photoshop Paul and June's faces onto this image.
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Posted 17 March 2017 - 07:36 AM

View PostJack Frost, on 17 March 2017 - 07:27 AM, said:


Someone with better photoshop skills than me [and who likes to do that sort of thing] should definitely photoshop Paul and June's faces onto this image.


i got this ...

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Posted 17 March 2017 - 07:38 AM

View Postfirsttimecallerlongtimelistenr, on 17 March 2017 - 07:36 AM, said:



i got this ...

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Posted 17 March 2017 - 07:40 AM

View Postfirsttimecallerlongtimelistenr, on 17 March 2017 - 07:36 AM, said:


i got this ...

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Posted 17 March 2017 - 07:46 AM

When Paul talked about the guy he knew at school, making sure there was always an outline around his dick, it just reminded me of a guy I knew who did something similar, and I just ended up crying with laughter.

Every so often, he'd "adjust himself", to use a more polite euphamism. He'd do that in an attempt to make it look bigger to get what is known where I come from as a "semi-on" so that he'd stand a better chance of "Getting a bonk" as he'd call it.

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Posted 17 March 2017 - 07:54 AM

View Postfirsttimecallerlongtimelistenr, on 17 March 2017 - 07:36 AM, said:


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Posted 17 March 2017 - 08:12 AM

I feel like this movie was missing an extended scene, maybe at the end where Dr. Webb explains that she'd transplanted the head of her son, Charlie Fletcher on a cadaver, but the cadaver had been dead for too long and it's tissue was breaking down and decomposing and he needed his original body parts which had been temporarily rejuvenating while attached to the nervous and circulatory systems of other "hosts," those being the recipients of the transplants. Then again, why is the torso still being preserved in the tank? I don't know how you spin this plot to make sense. But for a movie that was 80 minutes long, it seems like they could have added one more scene to explain this a bit better. Also what's with Fahey movies including awful Doctor names? Doctor's Larry Angelo and Bill Crashank.

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Posted 17 March 2017 - 08:13 AM

View Posttaylor anne photo, on 17 March 2017 - 07:23 AM, said:

Did we have bets going on what page the Jacob's Ladder movie mash up would be posted?

We should start a forum bingo with stuff like, "Jacob's Ladder scenario" and "Lazy shared universe theory"
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