Episode #39 – Everyone Needs a Good Sidekick!
Everyone wants to stand in the spotlight, but oftentimes the best characters are standing in the shadows. With former sidekicks Bucky Barnes and Sam Wilson finally getting their chance to shine in the new Disney Plus series The Falcon and the Winter Soldier, we decided to take a closer look at some other sidekicks who are actually shining stars.
Episode #38 – The Battle of the 80’s Sitcom Themes
With Wandavision ending and reminding us of the glory days of classic TV we realized one great thing we missed about the sitcom was the theme song. Bringing back our bracket showdown, in this episode of the show we see which 80s sitcom theme song has what it takes to wear the crown.
Episode #37 – Get Your Ass to Mars
Preston and Bryan are excited about NASA's latest mission. So much so that they want to share their favorite Mars experiences with you. We figure, if NASA can take a shot at Mars and stick the landing, so can we! Hop aboard and take a pop culture ride to that red speck in the sky.
Episode #36 – Nick at Nite
When you're as old as we are, you remember a time before HD, before 1080P, heck...a time before every television was in color. Even though many of the shows we grew up with debuted when our parents were kids themselves, due to reruns and syndication, they're some of our favorites as well. In this episode of the show, the new Marvel series WandaVision gives us a chance to get monochromatic with our memories of classic television.
Episode #35 – The Year of the Reboot
A new year means a fresh start for many people, but the entertainment industry also enjoys a do-over. In this episode of the show Preston and Bryan take a look at their most-anticipated animated reboots scheduled for a 2021 release.
Episode #34 – The Best of 2020
While most of the year was absolute garbage, there have been, admittedly, a few diamonds in the rough. Join Preston and Bryan on a journey through some of the best attacks from wayback of 2020. From dystopian futures to horror revival to the return of vintage action figures and everyone's favorite lightsaber-wielding Jedi, take some time to appreciate the (very few) high points this year before we kick 2020 to the curb!
Episode #33 – Retro Christmas Commercial Jingle Brawl
The Christmas season arrives for each person at a different time. For some, it’s immediately after decorating a tree right after Thanksgiving. For others it’s hearing Christmas music on the radio for the first time. For us, however, it’s seeing our favorite Christmas commercials on TV. In this episode Preston and Bryan let the best holiday commercials battle it out for all the presents. Which one will go home with the trophy?
Episode #32 – Flashback Feast
It’s that time of year when we all look forward to a fancy feast at Thanksgiving. As kids, we’re forced to eat whatever’s on our plate, but as nostalgic adults, we can devour whatever we want. In this episode of the show we’ll take a look at a variety of junk food, from nostalgic favorites to new takes on longtime classics, and even the final taste of a soon-to-be retired mainstay. Enjoy this fun taste-test edition of Wayback Attack!
Episode #31 – Console Madness
Xbox and PlayStation are going head-to-head this week as we head into the Holiday gift-giving season. This is nothing new. Gaming consoles have been battling for the attention of kids and fighting tooth-and-nail for parents’ wallets for decades! In this episode of the show we’ll talk about the new system launch, peer back through history at some notable video game system launches, and discuss some of our favorite launch titles of yesteryear.
Episode #30 – Halloween is Special
Holy smokes, Batman! It’s been one year since the launch of the Wayback Attack podcast! In this anniversary episode of the show, we mourn the loss of It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown from network television for the first time in 54 years before we dive into other hidden Halloween gems that can fill the void. From Roseanne and Tiny Toon Adventures to The Last Halloween and Power Rangers, we fill your candy bucket with nostalgic treats.