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For the first time they lost 5 minutes of recording with no video backup. They do a fast-forward recap.


Matt is shocked by Guardians of the Galaxy casting.

4:48 Guardians of the Galaxy will either be amazing or terrible

What the Frodo: Whoopi Goldberg was cast in Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles.

Matt Smith is actually leaving Doctor Who.

Top 5 Choices for the 12th Doctor


  1. Benedict Cumberbatch
  2. Idris Elba
  3. David Tennant
  4. Ben Winshaw
  5. Helen Mirren


  1. President Obama

Top 5 Worst Choices for the 12th Doctor


  1. Russell Tovey
  2. Previous companions
  3. Anyone chosen for PC reasons instead of ability
  4. Daniel Radcliffe
  5. Rupert Grint

What the Frodo: people set up a Battlestar Galactica LARP on a retired Swedish battleship.

What the Frodo: there's a Trolls movie coming that will explain the origin of the trolls' colorful hair

More video game news: Ben tries again to create a sound clip.

28:57 But I thought Damon Lindelof maybe wasn't quite as good as we thought he was. That was only said one time, in private.

Take That, Science: Scientists have discovered mammoth blood, making cloning more possible

Take That, Science: Buzz Aldrin blasted After Earth for being scientific inaccurate

Take That, Science: NASA is trying to implement an emotion control mechanism to prevent astronauts from going crazy on the trip to Mars

A Grumpy Cat movie is in the works.

Matt put Talladega Nights on his wedding registry.

38:18 Legendary sci-fi author Jack Vance is dead. But he was like 90, so, it happens.

41:28 Ben explains what he means by "depth" in art