Damn Good Movie Memories
Episode 177 - Porky’s (1981)

Episode 177 - Porky’s (1981)

February 15, 2020

The slew of wild comedies from the early 1980s might have began a few years earlier with National Lampoon's Animal House, but it reached new levels with the original Porky's. Get ready for tales about "Lassie", Ms. Ballbricker, peep holes, growth charts, and plenty more! You even see Kim Cattrall in a memorable early film role. Directed by Bob Clark.

Episode 176 - If You Could Only Cook (1935)

Episode 176 - If You Could Only Cook (1935)

February 8, 2020

A little known, but very well done screwball comedy about two strangers who meet on a park bench and become the maid and butler to a gangster. Starring Herbert Marshall and Jean Arthur.

Episode 175 - The Other Guys (2010)

Episode 175 - The Other Guys (2010)

February 1, 2020

Easily one of the best buddy cop comedies ever made: with Gator, desk pops, Dirty Mike and The Boys, an accidental shooting of NY Yankees legend Derek Jeter and much more! Starring Will Ferrell, Mark Wahlberg, Eva Mendes, and Michael Keaton. Directed by Adam McKay.

Episode 174 - The Nutty Professor (1996)

Episode 174 - The Nutty Professor (1996)

January 25, 2020

While most remakes fall flat, Eddie Murphy's version of the Jerry Lewis classic took the film to bigger and better laughs. Co-starring Jada Pinkett.

Episode 173 - Necessary Roughness (1991)

Episode 173 - Necessary Roughness (1991)

January 18, 2020

It's a fumble...FUMBALAYA, FUMBLERUSKI! Even if you don't remember the movie, you remember Rob Schneider's play-by-play. Starring Scott Bakula, Hector Elizondo, Robert Loggia, Sinbad, Larry Miller, Jason Bateman, and Kathy Ireland.

Episode 172 - My Best Friend is a Vampire (1988)

Episode 172 - My Best Friend is a Vampire (1988)

January 11, 2020

Never seen this movie? You're definitely not alone. However, if you like 80s teen movies that involve vampires, you probably still missed this one! In any case, it's in Brian's DVD collection, so it gets a full episode dedicated to it. Starring Robert Sean Leonard, Cheryl Pollak, David Warner, Paul Wilson, and Rene Auberjonois.

Episode 171 - Monkey Business (1952)

Episode 171 - Monkey Business (1952)

January 3, 2020

Cary Grant and Ginger Rogers inadvertently discover the fountain of youth from an anti-aging elixir created by a monkey. Co-starring Charles Coburn and Marilyn Monroe. Directed by Howard Hawks.

Episode 170 - Mr. Mom (1983)

Episode 170 - Mr. Mom (1983)

December 27, 2019

220 or 221? If you know the answer, then you also know what an underrated gem this movie is. So, break out your "woobie" and remember it's "South to drop off, MORON!" Starring Michael Keaton, Terri Garr, and Martin Mull. Written by John Hughes.

Episode 169 - Midnight (1939)

Episode 169 - Midnight (1939)

December 20, 2019

With classic fairy tale elements to the plot similar to Cinderella, you can also see how "Midnight" influenced future films like "Pretty Woman". Starring Claudette Colbert, Don Ameche, Mary Astor, and John Barrymore. Co-written by Billy Wilder.

Episode 168 - Maximum Overdrive (1986)

Episode 168 - Maximum Overdrive (1986)

December 14, 2019

Stephen King's directorial debut and also the ONLY film he directed. Machines go rogue and start killing the people who made them! Plus, the movie score and soundtrack is performed entirely by AC/DC! Starring Emilio Estevez, Pat Hingle, Laura Harrington, and Yeardley Smith.