120 Timey Wimey #13: Bill & Ted Face the Music

This is the one where two idiots go to the worst couples therapy ever and end up saving the world with the weirdest band ever.

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My name is Austin and I’m the Whovian, and these are my sons Corbin, Tripp, and we’re the noobs! 

This is the podcast that introduces a whole new generation to Doctor Who by watching an episode each week and discussing it from the perspective of a dad who’s seen it before, and two sons who haven’t. Except when we don’t, because this week we won’t!

Welcome to episode 120, Timey Wimey #13 – Bill and Ted Face the Music

Cast

  • Kelly – Kristen Schaal
    • Mabel Pines in Gravity Falls
    • Trixie in Toy Story
    • Has been in a lot of cartoons
    • Just so much stuff
    • Ok, but how did Bill & Ted know she was Rufus’ daughter?!
  • Elizabeth and Joanne were actually played by different actors
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Random stuff we noticed

  • Remember when you used to call them Little Bill and Little Ted? That turned out to be a curse!
    • Nice retcon!
  • What about our fans? Bob and Wendy will be fine
  • Nice George Carlin cameo!
  • The future
    • EA = 2688
    • BJ = 
    • FM = 2720
  • THE counterintuitivest idea of them all!
  • The scene with the therapist having a breakdown was great!
    • Princesses… sure that’s a word…
  • Billie & Thea were better Bill & Ted’s than Bill & Ted!
  • What was the deal with Dennis Caleb McCoy?!
  • Why was Kid Cudi a theoretical physicist?
  • I wish a movie about music spent a little more effort teaching the actors how music works!
  • Station

Time travel details:

Method:

  • A phone booth, a space egg, and a giant crystal named Dennis

Rules

  • The clock in San Dimas is always running.
    • Can you change the past?

      Did they follow their own rules?

      Things they got Wrong

      • The older versions of them remember the same things but somehow things turned out differently
      • Why didn’t Kelly and her mom (and all of mankind!) know more about the song?
      • What was on the thumb drive that Old Bill gave them? 
        • It seems like there wasn’t really a single song that saved the universe, it was everyone playing together. 
        • Also, Old Ted played a sample of it and they said “Who’s that on guitar?” Was that supposed to be there one second of actual playing they did?

      Paradoxes

      • The premise of each movie is a bootstrap paradox

      Was it good?

      Was it a good story? 

      • Tripp – YES!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
      • Corbin – 👍👍👍
      • Austin – ABSOLUTELY!!!!!!

      Was it a good time travel story?

      • Tripp – no
      • Corbin – bad
      • Austin – It was fun but dumb, as it should be!

      The Game Plan 

      • Next week, we doing Series 8 Episode 6, The Caretaker

      Closing

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