Episode 5

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8th May 2021

Episode #5 - Mazes and Monsters (1982)

In 1982, Tom Hanks took on a rare dramatic role as Robbie Wheeling, a college student who gets a little too wrapped up in role playing games and starts having trouble distinguishing the game from real life. Podcasting spelunkers Zachariah and Nathan take you deep into the caverns of TV movie history to bring you this story told in the grand tradition of Satanic Panic entertainment.

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Network Special
Network Special
Network Special is a podcast about the lost art of appointment television. Utilizing the power of VHS recordings and DVD cash-ins, hosts Zachariah Durr and Nathan Scherer discuss television specials that were mostly meant to be aired once. Tune in to relive your childhood (or the childhood of your parents) and see what TV executives thought would be great television for the whole family.