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Dave and Jeb Aren't Mean


Mar 26, 2020

There's no quarantine delivery so we shop LOVE IN STORE (2020), and: We're talking about Buckley ... THEME ... Our quarantine drug regimens ... Alcohol's time to shine! ... Toddler elbow drop ... Brandi update ... Can you rewatch this? ... Coach's clipboard ... Hallmark housebroken ... Kinetic directing ... TNT Original Series Leverage ... MST3K Channel ... Almost never fascist ... Just Shoot Me ... Nailing the leitmotif ... BREAK ... Cast rundown ... The Expositional Challenge ... Plot wrap-up ... Spot the Angel: Jackée, the trickster god ... We're talking about Pompey, talking about Crassus ... Eat Your Heart Out: Tandem-bike picnic; horizontally stored cheese assortment; corporate break room and snack plates; butter-popcorn jelly beans; overbearing, unpalatable chips; chipotle steak rub; remarkably normal food ... The Hallmark Expanded Universe: Tulips and Episodes 11 and 53; Episode 55's nautical issues; Episode 51's house-flippers; Episode 68's marriage reality show; Episode 76's travel shows; Episode 17's clothes; Episodes 10 and 22's secondhand clothes ... Goth conversion therapy ... BREAK ... Letters to Santa: Amy's trip report on Episode 82's Love's Complicated ... Overdetermined: Authentic escape-room content vs. The caveman theme vs. "I love your co-host!" vs. Vacuuming and imperfection ... Robert Buckley Appreciation Station ... Increasingly thankless iZombie role ... Rob Thomas Appreciation Station ... BREAK ... Crossover: An iZombie recap trauma swap vs. Disclosure/Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf/The War of the Roses ... Rick Reuschel bobblehead ... The Hallmark Bechdel Test: ??? ... The Hallmark Voight-Kampff Test: Humanesque ... Great Moments in Moppetry: Highly efficient 2 ... Rating: 4.5 ... Great callback ending ... BREAK ... The Swagony of Defeat: Massive SHC product integration and a return to Balsam Hill; White Collar's Ford Focus; Organic swag ... The Leftovers: There's no store ... Francesa fart noise ... Smokey Robinson and real, good music ... Unexcruciating dance number ... This wasn't on the way to school ... The bizarre centrality of a shopping channel in their private lives ... Watching game tape ... "Love on the Hallmark Channel" ... Moonlighting ... Matryoshka Hallmark movie ... Kate validating our enjoyment ... IMDB Dive: More Paul Ziller and Untold Stories of the ER ... Joie Botkin ... Merry Christmas! • MUSIC: "Fuck You If You Don't Like Christmas," from Crudbump, by Drew Fairweather • "Dazzle (Glamour Mix)," by Siouxie and the Banshees • "Careless Whisper," by George Michael • "Smooth (Instrumental)," by Santana • "White Collar Closing Theme" • All other music by Chris Collingwood of Look Park and Fountains of Wayne, except: "Orchestral Sports Theme" by Chris Collingwood and Rick Murnane