Have you ever made fun of Soap Operas? How about Professional Wrestling? If so you might be a little shocked when you listen to this episode and discover how many of our favorite geeky tv shows are essentially soap operas. We go over what makes a soap opera (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Soap_opera) and then see if those characteristics apply to many of our favorite TV shows such as The Walking Dead, The Flash, The Arrow, Gotham, Agents of SHIELD and even Doctor Who. Which shows are basically Soap Operas with Ninjas and which ones brush off the tired tropes? Well for the answer you will have to listen to the episode, but we will give you one free hint … “You Have Failed This Genre!”
Our Trivia Question for this week is, which classic TV show and Movie does Nik get the name “August Christopher” from for many of his video game characters. Reply to this episode post for a chance to win!
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1 – Netflix Plans to do clean edits of material http://flip.it/sB4Je
2 – Steven Moffat on the lookout for new Doctor Who show runner http://flip.it/68K3p
3 – Chronicles of Shannara premiered on MTV http://www.mtv.com/shows/shannara
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