Episode 73: You’ll always be fat to me, Chris

Episode 73: You’ll always be fat to me, Chris

This week, the elves tackle the 2005 movieĀ Just FriendsĀ starring Ryan Reynolds, Amy Smart, and Anna Faris about Chris Brander (Reynolds) who loved his high school best friend, Jamie Palamino (Smart). After finally confessing his feelings, she tells him she just wants to be friends. Chris leaves town in shame. Ten years later, Chris is a successful record executive and involved with a self-absorbed pop star, Samantha James (Faris). He still pines for Jamie and, when his plans to fly to Paris for the holidays fall apart, he must return to his hometown where he is reunited with Jamie, giving him a chance to win her heart.

 

In This Episode…

  • Intro [00.52]
  • Week recap [02:10]
  • Plot synopsis and cast [03:25]
  • Random discussion about Mirrors, Kevin Bacon, Kiefer Sutherland, Sinister, the A-Team, Ethan Hawk, and “that guy” [05:24]
  • Nostalgic retelling of the elves’ first rated R movie in and out of theaters [08:22]
  • Back to the movie, starting with the few things we liked [14:05]
  • And on to the meat of the episode – the elves tear this movie apart [17:32]
  • Then the ranking [33:42]
  • Listener Feedback [35:46]
  • We learn which host is “the worst” [39:56]

People and Companies We Mentioned in the Show

Episode Length 00:55:42

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Julia, Anthony, and Thom, the TTP elves

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