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Welcome to Punch Drunk TV, where your intrepid hosts Jack Conway and Aaron Pruner navigate the often tumultuous Peak TV landscape -- one drink at a time.

Jun 1, 2018

It's our 99th episode! To celebrate coming in shy of the big hundred, Jack and Aaron brought their wives along for a very special episode. Here, we discuss our "couple shows" and how our significant others affect the shows we watch.

We recorded this one a bit early this week (on Memorial Day, to be specific), which means there's no talk of the "Roseanne" fiasco that went down on Tuesday. Who needs more "Roseanne" talk, anyway.


  • New Episodes of "Queer Eye" is hitting Netflix on June 15! The new episodes will feature the show's first female and trans male subjects.
  • "The Simpsons" creator Matt Groening is bringing his first new series to TV in 20 years. It's called "Disenchantment" and according to Mashable, "The series will follow the misadventures of "hard-drinking young princess Bean, her feisty elf companion Elfo, and her personal demon Luci." The report continues, saying, "As they go about their adventures, the trio will encounter "ogres, sprites, harpies, imps, trolls, walruses, and lots of human fools."
  • Idris Elba is set to direct, produce, and star as Quasimodo in a modern retelling of Victor Hugo’s classic, "The Hunchback of Notre Dame," for Netflix. Sure.
  • And because Aaron and Kelly are expecting a child, we talk about the impact the Marvel Cinematic Universe is having on new baby names. 

AARON'S MOVIE LOSERS: "All Eyez on Me" and "Anon"
JACK'S FENCERS: "Picnic at Hanging Rock" and "The Break with Michelle Wolf"
KELLY & AARON'S FENCERS: Aaron: "The Break with Michelle Wolf" and "Cargo." Kelly: "Little Women"
AARON'S WINNERS: "The Toys That Made Us," "Girl's Trip," "Steve Martin & Martin Short: An Evening You'll Forget for the Rest of Your Life," "Westworld" and "The Handmaid's Tale"
JACK & JOELLEN'S WINNERS: Jack: "The Last Man On Earth" finale, "The Joel McHale Show with Joel McHale" finale, "The Middle" finale and "The Toys That Made Us." "Joellen: "Violet Evergarden" and "Children of the Whales"

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Welcome to Episode 99.

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