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2022-10-15 - Saturday Matinée Lobby Card

2022-10-15 • Saturday Matinée

Mandy Kaplan leads a merry band of Krissy Lenz and Pete Wright on a journey through holiday musical magic, a game of titles, and a list of iconic movie character names!

We start with an ode to Angela Lansbury, whose death this week marks the end of an era for a Dame expert at pivoting her career with the times.

Mandy’s still hate-watching stuff, but mostly it’s just all football. Krissy checked out Hocus Pocus 2 and as a result, is now calling for a full Midleraissance. Pete is watching sexist and homophobic car TV from 20 years ago but MOSTLY wants to talk about the meta finale of season 1 of She-Hulk, which Mandy and Krissy have not seen. It’s pretty one-sided, but hopefully, you listen and want to check it out yourself because it’s pretty fun.


This week’s list is a celebration of great character names. What makes a name stick in your head? What makes it something you repeat? What makes the character enter the public consciousness?

Mandy’s List

  1. Willy Wonka and The Chocolate Factory – Veruca Salt
  2. Indiana Jones and the Raiders of the Lost Ark – Indiana Jones
  3. Happy Gilmore – Shooter McGavin

Krissy’s List

  1. Three Amigos! – El Guapo
  2. The Princess Bride – Inigo Montoya
  3. Ferris Bueller’s Day Off – Ferris Bueller

Pete’s List

  1. The Terminator – Sarah Connor
  2. The Usual Suspects – Keyser Söze
  3. The Silence of the Lambs – Hannibal Lecter

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