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The Next Reel • Season 12 • Series: Crossover Episode • How to Split a Toaster holiday episode • Co-Parenting in the Movies

Co-Parenting in the Movies • A Special Holiday Crossover Event with How to Split a Toaster: A Divorce Podcast About Saving Your Relationships

Co-Parenting in the Movies

We’re ending the year with a podcast crossover episode. Andy joins Pete on How to Split a Toaster: A Divorce Podcast About Saving Your Relationships. On that show, Pete and his co-host Seth Nelson discuss a variety of divorce-related topics to help those going through the difficult process. Today’s episode is a reprieve from that specific focus. In this episode, everyone’s bringing three movies that feature co-parenting.

Here’s a breakdown of what each person talks about:


  • Mr. Popper’s Penguins
  • Definitely, Maybe
  • Jurassic Park III


  • The Santa Clause
  • Mrs. Doubtfire
  • Chef


  • Roald Dahl’s Matilda the Musical
  • Chef
  • Boyhood

Happy holidays!

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