Episode 8: Top-5 TV Series in 2016


Welcome to the eighth episode of The Leftover Popcorn Podcast! One of our year in review episodes where we’ll round up our top-5 TV shows of 2016

Leftover Popcorn is a weekly podcast dedicated to the world of moving pictures. Co-hosts Adam McGee (that’s me) and Andrew Snyder share a passion for everything, both weird and wonderful, from the world of television and cinema, and as such we’ll be discussing an eclectic mix of topics in the weeks and months to come.

The podcast itself is built with a very simple structure, with the hosting duties shared, each episode is built around a mixture of three or four regular segments. The segments rotate from week to week leaving discussion open to new releases in film and or TV, classics from both the big and small screen, broader discussions on influential figures and their work, previews of upcoming releases, and more.

Each segment is named after a quote from a movie or TV show that feature as a regular segue in our show, and hopefully will become familiar to you in time.

Anyway, that’s enough of an overview, let’s move on to what we have in store for you this week.

Warning: This podcast contains spoilers!

Running Order:

Intro: 0:00 – 02:28
Thoughts on the Landscape of TV: 02:29 – 09:40
Top-5 Run Throughs: 09:41 – 11:48
The Night Of: 11:49 – 23:31
Love: 23:32 – 30:43
Easy: 30:44 – 37:57
Game of Thrones: 37:58 – 48:40
You’re The Worst: 48:41 – 53:12
Stranger Things: 53:13 – 1:00:49
Black Mirror: 1:00:50 – 1:05:57
Last Week Tonight: 1:05:58 – 1:15:49
Atlanta: 1:15:50 – 1:20:42
Veep: 1:20:43 – 1:28:46
Honorable Mentions: 1:28:47 – 1:32:07
Wrap-Up: 1:32:08 – End

Before you dive in and start listening, let’s take a closer look at the subject of this week’s main segments.

Adam’s Top-5 List

5. Love

4. Game of Thrones

3. Stranger Things

2. Last Week Tonight

1. Veep

Andrew’s Top-5 List

5. The Night Of

4. Easy

3. You’re The Worst

2. Black Mirror

1. Atlanta

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