Designated Parent

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33 Episodes | 2019

Daddy Daycare

August 19th, 2019


Eddy Murphy makes kids movies. This one thing you must remember or nothing that follows will make any sense.

Approaching Pluto Nash levels of bad …

Monsters, Inc.

August 12th, 2019


Teaching our kids that anything is acceptable if you're doing it in order to produce energy. Right?

Secret Life of Pets

August 5th, 2019


When their owners are away, pets will get into a series of unbelievable exploits but still somehow make it back home through a locked apartment in time for their owners' return.

But, somehow, it's not terrible.

Emperor's New Groove

July 29th, 2019


The best movie to come out of Disney between 1995 and... well... we're waiting.

Despicable Me 3

July 22nd, 2019


Did the world need 3 Despicable Me movies? No. But they got them anyway. Here's our thoughts on the third.

Peter Rabit

July 15th, 2019


Mediocre children's book turned worse than mediocre children's movie.

It Takes Two

July 8th, 2019


Is this the best Olsen Twins/Kristy Allen/Steve Guttenberg/Rob Base & DJ E-Z crossover event of all time? I mean, I hope not. But here we are.

Malibu Rescue - The Series

July 1st, 2019


Did you think that one movie was enough to tell the saga of the lives of the Malibu Rescue team? You were right. But here's a miniseries anyway.

Malibu Rescue

June 24th, 2019


Stay out of Malibu, Lebowski.

Actually, if at all possible, we should all really try to stay out of this one.

Lego Movie 2

June 17th, 2019


Back after a little time off, we dig into the movies our kids watched on vacation, starting with the sequel to one of my least unfavorite kids movies.

Bedtime Stories

June 10th, 2019


Adam Sandler and Russell Brand bring you the story of how a grown man tries to manipulate kids' imaginations to get everything he ever wanted and …


June 3rd, 2019


Tim Allen stars in what was not his worst film of 2006. But it's bad. It's really, really bad.

Tornado Update

May 30th, 2019


We are fine. Everything is not fine. But we are fine.

Lion King

May 27th, 2019


Reviewing a masterpiece before the inevitable unnecessary remake.

Hippy Juice

1 Cup Watermelon Vodka
1/2 Cup Rum
1/2 Cup Triple Sec
Top a gallon with pink Country Time lemonade made to instructions.

Avengers: Endgame

May 20th, 2019


We're in the endgame now...

We finish up last week's discussion about the Marvel Cinematic Universe by looking at Avengers: Endgame.

Again, maybe some spoilers.

Lisa vs. The Marvel Cinematic Universe

May 13th, 2019




Lisa and Adam blow through the entire MCU up to Endgame in a single episode. Spoilers abound, but so does confusion.

Also, Adam is wrong, …

Harry Potter

May 6th, 2019


We have many questions about the Harry Potter universe. But since half the team is a drunk Hufflepuff, we may never know the answers.

Christmas Chronicles

April 29th, 2019


Snake Pliskin does Santa Clause. Not the weirdest casting for the jolly old elf, but not a great movie, either.


1 oz. Raspberry Vodka
1 …

Odd Squad

April 22nd, 2019


A love letter to Canadian children's programming, and why you should be listening to their soundtracks.

Chicken Little

April 15th, 2019


The timeless tale of why your town probably shouldn't get a significant portion of its identity from that time you all freaked out because a four …


April 8th, 2019


Here's an idea... let's make a kids movie based on Greek mythology. It's the only logical direction to go after the success that was Hunchback of …

Emoji Movie

April 1st, 2019


It's a movie... about emoji. We've hit the bottom and kept digging.

Christopher Robin

March 24th, 2019


What could possibly be creepier than the 1980's Winnie the Pooh show on the Disney Chanel? Oh. Yeah. Christopher Robin with PTSD.

Super Buddies

March 18th, 2019


The final installment of a 14-ish movie series based on that one video that won America's Funniest Home Videos in 1991. Really.

Spy Kids 4D All the Time in the World

March 11th, 2019


The most unsettling moving Robert Rodriguez's production company has ever made.


March 4th, 2019


Adam's awkward answers about anthropomorphic automotive anatomy.

Into the Spiderverse

February 25th, 2019


Can an infinite number of radioactive spiders biting an infinite number of moody teens create a good movie?

Gnome Alone

February 18th, 2019


Looking into the happy side of child neglect and abandonment, it's this week's episode of Designated Parent.

Captain Underpants

February 14th, 2019


Seriously, who is looking after these kids in Piqua, Ohio?

Hotel Transylvania 3

February 4th, 2019


The exciting conclusion to the immortal Hotel Transylvania trilogy. Wait, who are we kidding? They're going to make more and more of theses until they lose all meaning and outnumber the Land Before Time movies.

Fuller House

January 28th, 2019


Tonight we dissect the multi-generational trauma that is Fuller House,  where nothing makes sense and everything seems like it was written by aliens …

Santa Paws

January 21st, 2019


A movie about a talking dog and its friends saving Christmas. Because that's original. Pass the Merlot.

The Chipmunks: The Road Chip

January 17th, 2019


Our first episode, recorded on a dare. One of us gets a little drinky while we try to remember what happened in the movie we literally just watched. This time it's the sequel to the sequel to the Squeakquel. Because no …

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