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89: We Take Aim at a Post-Apocalyptic Classic – THE OMEGA MAN!

Arnold and Scott return to chat about one of their all-time favorite post-apocalyptic action romps. Pour some genuine 160 proof old Anglo Saxon, dress for dinner, and enjoy the end of the world with Charlton Heston in 1971’s THE OMEGA MAN! One of three adaptations of Richard Matheson’s 1954 novel I AM LEGEND, Chuck’s film falls between Vincent Price vehicle THE LAST MAN ON EARTH (for which the guys recorded a FREE feature-length audio commentary), and Will Smith’s 2007 I AM LEGEND. This in-depth discussion wouldn’t be complete without fellow Omega Man Scott Collura of IGN.com (who also joined the guys for a G2V Podcast on the PLANET OF THE APES franchise). And remember…there is no phone ringing, dammit!

Find Scott Collura on Twitter and check out his STAR TREK podcast, TRANSPORTER ROOM 3!

Show Music: “Bitter Pill” (feat. Vosmoy) by Still Pluto.

22: It’s Cool to Like Apes Again! – with Scott Collura

Do we really have to say it? You want us to say it, don’t you. OK…

The G2V Guys go APE this time around as they’re joined by Scott Collura of IGN.com and the Transporter Room 3 podcast! From the publication of Pierre Boulle’s 1963 novel LA PLANETE DES SINGES (MONKEY PLANET) to five feature films, animated and live-action TV series, comics, toys, two reboots, and now the latest chapter in a new incarnation on its way this summer, the PLANET OF THE APES universe has never been more popular. G2V has a search through the Sacred Scrolls, bewares the Beast Man, and trudges through a desert of diverse observations to get to the most shattering secret of all (yes, more shocking than the Statue of Liberty!) – what makes us all fans of those damn, dirty APES?

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Transporter Room 3 podcast

The Creepy Hybrid Human-Ape Child Never Used in BENEATH THE PLANET OF THE APES

Revenge From Planet Ape! (this bizarre voiceover was appended by distributors to a cut US release of 1971’s TOMBS OF THE BLIND DEAD to try to convince moviegoers that the Spanish horror film was somehow connected to the APES franchise due to the tenuous visual design link between the Apes and the mummified Templar zombies in the film – trust us, the whole thing is nuts!)

ALL of the once rare 1981 Galen (Roddy McDowall) bumpers for the TV-movie repackagings of the 1974 television series (Note: Arnold refers to these in the episodes as being used for the original films, but that was incorrect, sorry!):
POTA Old Galen 1981 TV Wrap 1A        POTA Old Galen 1981 TV Wrap 1B
POTA Old Galen 1981 TV Wrap 2A        POTA Old Galen 1981 TV Wrap 2B
POTA Old Galen 1981 TV Wrap 3A        POTA Old Galen 1981 TV Wrap 3B
POTA Old Galen 1981 TV Wrap 4A        POTA Old Galen 1981 TV Wrap 4B
POTA Old Galen 1981 TV Wrap 5A        POTA Old Galen 1981 TV Wrap 5B

The Carol Burnett Show – Roddy McDowall in a surprising appearance (1974)

Paul Williams appears on Johnny Carson in full Virgil makeup from BATTLE FOR THE PLANET OF THE APES (1973)

MAD TV – The Lost Elvis Movie – The Planet with Some Apes

Terra Primate Roleplaying Game (Eden Studios)

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