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110 - Our Mission Ends
Jun 22 • 19 min
It's the final episode of season one! Chris and Jonathan talk about the hiatus, this whole experience and MI:2.
109 - Please Pay The Squirrel
Jun 21 • 21 min
Our last guest joins us before the final episode. They have a bone to pick with us.
108 - Going Clear
Jun 20 • 36 min
Chris and I must face our toughest challenge yet, or we can't move up in the organization.
107 - Ethan Hunt Is As Old As Jim Now
Jun 19 • 23 min
We're on our first minute of actual credits with two guests that make it easy to not talk about the credits.
106 - Beer Team, Sponsored By Budvar
Jun 18 • 29 min
This is the last minute with Ethan and Luther and a plane and the Cinema of the Caribbean. Our first mystery guest joins us for a star studded LAST WEEK.
105 - It’s Not France!
Jun 15 • 29 min
Ethan and Luther drink a pint and toast to their good fortune, and his relatives release. GUESTS: Julia and Rick Ingham & Tabitha and Jonathan Carlisle.
104 - The Cruiseverse
Jun 14 • 26 min
The train finally stops, but it might not be the best time. Max and Kittridge meet, also not the best time. We talk kids who love trains. GUESTS: Julia and Rick Ingham & Tabitha and Jonathan Carlisle
103 - Red Light, Green Light
Jun 13 • 39 min
Kreiger tries to chop Ethan's head off! But Ethan is going to jump on the helicopter and then brandish his greatest weapon! Rick, Julia, Jonathan and Tabitha join in gum…uh, fun. GUESTS: Julia and Rick Ingham & Tabitha and onathan Carlisle
102 - Complete And Utter Nonsense
Jun 12 • 23 min
Jim is jumping onto the helicopter in the slowest escape in history. Ethan dangles from a windshield wiper. GUESTS: Tabitha and Jonathan Carlisle AND Julia and Rick Ingham
101 - The Pirate Blouse
Jun 11 • 37 min
We're still on the top of the train! Ethan is chasing down Jim, and the tunnel is getting closer! GUESTS: Tabitha and Jonathan Carlisle AND Julia and Rick Ingham
100 - Jim Also Hates Mondays
Jun 8 • 28 min
Jim is trying to escape using a series of ropes and clamps. Ethan has to stop him, and he's going to let the wind help. GUESTS: Erin MacMillan and Meredith Howell
099 - Helikreiger
Jun 7 • 20 min
La Whirlybird arrives with Krieger and the rest of this movie is basically on top of this train. Lots of helicopter and wind noises to entertain us today! GUESTS: Erin MacMillan and Meredith Howell
098 - This Stuff Is So Sticky
Jun 6 • 26 min
Ethan throws his glasses at Jim and Claire gets shot! Meredith and Erin help us say au revoir to this movies strongest female character. GUEST: Erin MacMillan and Meredith Howell
097 - Introducing Mrs. DePalma
Jun 5 • 23 min
Claire asks Ethan for the money, and Jim should have shot him right then. He didn't, so Jim's whole plan is ruined…again. GUESTS: Erin MacMillan and Meredith Howell
096 - Tasting The Goods
Jun 4 • 22 min
Jim is just gross. He's a gross bag of skin. We've asked our wives to join us to talk about Jim's terrible marriage. GUESTS: Erin MacMillan and Meredith Howell
095 - Who’s Your Jon Voight?
Jun 1 • 21 min
The BIG REVEAL! And then uh…ANOTHER REVEAL! GUEST: Doug Greenberg
094 - We Explain The Whole Plan
May 31 • 24 min
Luther's stuck in the bathroom, and Barnes finally does his job! We learn Barnes history. Oh, we also explain the whole plan from the beginning of the movie. GUEST: Doug Greenberg
093 - Why Max? Why?
May 30 • 32 min
Kittridge is in the train car! Luther needs to hide and Max betrays Ethan. GUEST: Doug Greenberg
092 - That’s A Soft Yes
May 29 • 23 min
Max is now mad that the NOC list won't upload. Luther to the rescue! GUEST: Doug Greenberg
091 - Max Is Down To Bone
May 28 • 26 min
Max is delighted by Ethan while Mathias is checking out the NOC list. GUEST: Doug Greenberg
090 - The Return Of Hand Masks
May 25 • 26 min
We're finally on the train! This is it our last major set piece. We're excited to see Max again too. GUEST: Jake Clark
089 - Spies Can Go Anywhere They Want
May 24 • 22 min
Claire's games reach their zenith when she kisses Ethan's…knuckles? What a weirdo. GUEST: Jake Clark
088 - The Worst Minute Of The Movie
May 22 • 36 min
Claire tries to woo Ethan in the most awkward and clumsy seduction ever recorded on film. GUEST: Jake Clark
087 - Eclair Phelps
May 22 • 19 min
Jim is laying on the sob story pretty thick. But Ethan isn't buying it and neither is our guest. GUEST: Jake Clark
086 - Zoolander Hair
May 21 • 25 min
Jim shows professional envy for Ethan's skills at retrieving the NOC list. GUEST: Jake Clark
085 - A Mannequin Who Survived A Fire
May 18 • 27 min
We meet wet Jim, laugh some and Chris is very tired. GUESTS: George Hendricks and Rob Lumley
084 - Prague Rock
May 17 • 24 min
We see the team die again and learn a secret about Claire. George and Rob dive into this complex reveal. GUESTS: George Hendricks and Rob Lumley
Special Mission: Fallout Trailer #2 Breakdown
May 16 • 15 min
Chris and Jonathan breakdown the newest trailer for Mission Impossible Fallout.
083 - Robert Altitude
May 16 • 25 min
Ethan finally starts to put together the double cross and imagines what really happened to his team. We get silly as we continue to sit in a booth. GUESTS: George Hendricks and Rob Lumley
082 - Pill Or Peanut?
May 15 • 27 min
Ethan and Jim sit down for a light snack as Jim bleeds internally. Chris, Jonathan, and George yell at Rob. GUESTS: George Hendricks and Rob Lumley
081 - Jim The British Pervert
May 14 • 28 min
Ethan's phone call is interrupted by Jim Phelps! He's alive! An insane time will be had by all, we guarantee it. GUESTS: George Hendricks and Rob Lumley
080 - Barnes Is A Boob
May 11 • 25 min
Ethan's on the phone! Oh my God! Barnes! He's on!! Trace him! GUEST: Thomas Howeth
079 - The Drug Named Jeff
May 10 • 21 min
They are running a story about Wisconsin drugs in London. Claire looks out a window in the rain. GUEST: Thomas Howeth
078 - I May Not Be A Smart Man
May 9 • 18 min
The NOC list was in the trash. Ha! Stupid Kreiger. Ethan confides in Luther as the only person he can truly trust. GUEST: Thomas Howeth
077 - Face Lips
May 8 • 20 min
Ethan is coming to a startling realization and Claire still can't kiss right. GUEST: Thomas Howeth
076 - The Dark Side Of Kreiger
May 7 • 27 min
Ethan had the NOC list all along, or did he? As Kreiger walks away Ethan makes a biblical discovery. GUEST: Thomas Howeth
075 - You’re A Wizard Ethan
May 4 • 21 min
Abracadabra! The disk vanishes before our eyes! Slight of hand and argument etiquette is discussed. GUEST: Jonathan Carlisle
074 - Liquid Awareness And You
May 3 • 17 min
Kreiger is getting feisty with the NOC list and doesn't want Ethan to leave him out of the deal. GUEST: Jonathan Carlisle
073 - Just Mail Him His Wife
May 2 • 24 min
We're in Virginia, Dunlow's going to Alaska, and then we're in a safehouse in London. We've got jetlag. GUEST: Jonathan Carlisle
072 - Who’s In Virginia?
May 1 • 21 min
Dunlow finds the knife and knows the NOC list has been downloaded. The team gets out clean and drives down a Virginian road…or is it? GUEST: Jonathan Carlisle
071 - Chuck Versus The Mask
Apr 30 • 24 min
Kreiger's inhuman strength saves Ethan and the mission, but then Kreiger bones the whole thing. GUEST: Jonathan Carlisle
070 - My Titanic Door
Apr 27 • 34 min
The heat is rising and the rope is making noise. Dunlow is on his way back and Ethan is still in the room! GUESTS: Sean German and Dave Pallas
069 - It’s Spy O’Clock Somewhere
Apr 26 • 22 min
Kreiger drops the rope! Ethan falls toward the floor! Claire is nowhere to be found! GUESTS: Sean German and Dave Pallas
068 - The Batman/Everyman Theory
Apr 25 • 30 min
Two disks, one Frenchman and a rat walk into a bar. All hell is about to break lose for the disavowed IMF team. GUESTS: Sean German and Dave Pallas
067 - Everyone Is Allergic To Rat Hair
Apr 24 • 18 min
Ethan does the FAMOUS MOVE! Kreiger is straining to hold Ethan up as he downloads the NOC list. GUESTS: Sean German and Dave Pallas
066 - Alternate Vampire Reality
Apr 23 • 20 min
Ethan is flipping around in the White Room and Dunlow is cleaning out his bucket. GUESTS: Sean German and Dave Pallas
065 - Magic Claire Juice
Apr 20 • 21 min
Dunlow is finally feeling the effects of the digestible Claire put in his coffee. We also talk about work pukes. Not for ommetaphobes! GUEST: Heidi Bennett
064 - Dunlow’s Wife, Mrs. Dunlow
Apr 19 • 17 min
Dunlow is married to his job, and maybe his wife? We try to figure out his personal life with Heidi. GUEST: Heidi Bennett
063 - Harness Time With Ethan
Apr 18 • 18 min
No musical soundtrack for this scene, just a grunting Frenchman and an upside down ambient heat gauge. GUEST: Heidi Bennett
062 - You Ready To Plant The Flag?
Apr 17 • 20 min
The famous decibel meter finally makes it's debut, and Kreiger smells a rat and goes Ah-CHOO! GUEST: Heidi Bennett
061 - The Coolest Screwdriver Ever Made
Apr 16 • 21 min
We've got laser grids, magical magnetic screwdrivers and not much elbow room in these vents. GUEST: Heidi Bennett
060 - Doing It For His Biggest Fan
Apr 13 • 27 min
Ethan crawls through in vents and Claire places a tracker on Donlow. Alex wraps up his week with us. GUEST: Alex Thompson CO-HOSTS: Nathan Renley and Rick Ingham
059 - Ethan Hawke Mask
Apr 12 • 22 min
The team is finally going into the vents and Claire's in the lunchroom stalking Dunlow. Alex is back to talk vents, knives and masks. GUEST: Alex Thompson CO-HOSTS: Nathan Renley and Rick Ingham
058 - Open Door…Look Left, Look Right
Apr 11 • 34 min
Kittridge is annoyed by the fire alarm and Claire is disguised and on the move. GUEST: Alex Thompson CO-HOSTS: Nathan Renley and Rick Ingham
057 - Luther Gets Hotboxed
Apr 10 • 27 min
We're in Langley, VA and there are fire engines and chaos at CIA Headquarters. GUEST: Alex Thompson CO-HOSTS: Nathan Renley and Rick Ingham
056 - Wet Virginia
Apr 9 • 32 min
055 - The White Room
Apr 6 • 27 min
It's a white room, but it's called the Black Vault. We'll get to it all! GUEST: Eric Nash
054 - Non Dairy Kreiger
Apr 5 • 20 min
This plan is much worse than Luther thinks it is. Ethan gets to the good stuff. GUEST: Eric Nash
053 - Phineas Phone Freak
Apr 4 • 18 min
Luther is going to get all the toys he wants. Ethan starts telling them his crazy plan. GUEST: Eric Nash
052 - Jean Reno, Famous Spaniard
Apr 3 • 26 min
Choo choo, let's ride a train! We meet Krieger and Luther with Eric Nash of the Watchmen Minute. GUEST: Eric Nash
051 - Disabowwow’ed
Apr 2 • 23 min
We're on the Craigslist of spies looking for some disavowed with Claire and Ethan. GUEST: Eric Nash
050 - The Movie Money Game
Mar 30 • 28 min
Max will give Ethan big money for the ENTIRE NOC list. Ethan delivers, he gets Job. GUEST: Brad Mendenhall
049 - A Non-Raccoon Related Action Franchise
Mar 29 • 25 min
Kittridge isn't going to chase Ethan, he's going to squeeze his pressure points. GUEST: Brad Mendenhall
048 - Dale Dye Is A Badass
Mar 28 • 24 min
The B Squad swarms Max's hideout. Watch out for the cleaning lady! GUEST: Brad Mendenhall
047 - RF Scanner Essentials
Mar 27 • 23 min
Max begins testing the NOC list and Ethan knows she's in trouble. GUEST: Brad Mendenhall
046 - The Grand Lady Named Max
Mar 26 • 31 min
Ethan dares Max to boot up the NOC list disk at her own peril. GUEST: Brad Mendenhall
045 - Practice Safe Spying
Mar 23 • 35 min
Max is coming on strong and plays with Ethan's ear while discussing his fate. GUESTS: Matthew Soto and Johann Joseph
044 - Echo Location Ethan
Mar 22 • 26 min
The mask comes off and Ethan finally meets Max. Hello Max. GUEST: Matthew Soto and Johann Joseph
043 - What Does That Mask Smell Like?
Mar 21 • 25 min
We're introduced to Nasty Mask, the mask nightmares are made of. GUESTS: Matthew Soto and Johann Joseph
042 - Thank Goodness It’s Fridays
Mar 20 • 27 min
Ethan schedules a blind date with a tall blonde. GUESTS: Matthew Soto and Johann Joseph
041 - Is This A Set And Is That A Printer?
Mar 19 • 29 min
Ethan and Claire talk about their options in a room full of modems and maybe a printer. GUESTS: Matthew Soto and Johann Joseph
040 - Rusty Laszlo
Mar 16 • 29 min
Ethan interrogates Claire on the bed (ewww) and we talk spy cover names. GUEST: Rob Lumley
039 - Robtradamus
Mar 15 • 26 min
Our guest makes predictions as Ethan is confronted by the Claire of Christmas past. GUEST: Rob Lumley
038 - Form A Gun Out Of Fear
Mar 14 • 29 min
Ethan sees a ghost and that's not as scary as the mating habits of Jim Phelps. GUEST: Rob Lumley
037 - The Woodyard
Mar 13 • 33 min
Rob explains a secret place he used to hang out on the internet with a few friends as Ethan invents spam. GUEST: Rob Lumley
036 - Flonk, Flonk, FLonk
Mar 12 • 37 min
Ethan searches for Max on the internet and in usergroups. Ethan makes it look easy, but the early internet sucked. GUEST: Rob Lumley
035 - IceCream.com
Mar 9 • 25 min
The team wraps up the week talking about how the internet worked in 1996 and try to figure out how much time has gone by for Ethan. GUEST: George Hendricks
034 - So You Had A Bidet
Mar 8 • 27 min
Ethan arrives at the safehouse and looks around the apartment. GUEST: George Hendricks
033 - Secret Dumpster Pager!
Mar 7 • 27 min
Ethan escapes from Kittridge at the restaurant in spectacular fashion and runs to the safehouse. GUEST: George Hendricks
032 - Take You Into The Bathroom
Mar 6 • 28 min
Ethan utters a famous line and an even better line is cut from the script. GUEST: George Hendricks
031 - Fish Are Always Nude
Mar 5 • 25 min
We really talk about close ups and fish a lot. We're in Akavarium, and the water's fine. GUEST: George Hendricks
030 - The B Squad
Mar 2 • 31 min
Ethan goes around the room naming everyone and we learn about Max and his plan for the NOC list. GUEST: Nathan Renley
029 - No Direct Flights?
Mar 1 • 16 min
Kittridge is planning Ethan's debrief but Ethan has other plans. We also talk about giant fish tanks. GUEST: Nathan Renley
028 - My Dinner With Kittridge
Feb 28 • 18 min
Ethan talks to Kittridge in the Akvarium restaurant and he's having a "case of the Mondays". GUEST: Nathan Renley
027 - Open Door policy
Feb 27 • 15 min
Ethan's in a glass cage of emotion. Ethan isn't happy, and Kittridge seems bewildered. GUEST: Nathan Renley
026 - The Phone Booth
Feb 26 • 23 min
We see Ethan looking though the pockets of Golitsyn's corpse and Ethan jumps a pretty big fence. GUEST: Nathan Renley
025 - Talkin’ Knives With Brian De Palma
Feb 23 • 25 min
Golitzen, Sarah and the audience are introduced to a little stabbin'. GUESTS: Dawn Xiana Moon and Matt Porubcansky
024 - Double Explosion
Feb 22 • 14 min
Hannah climbs into the car. Nothing bad will happen in this car, twice. GUESTS: Dawn Xiana Moon and Matt Porubcansky
023 - Jim Has A Tale
Feb 21 • 16 min
Just as Ethan starts to climb up the steps we head a shot fired! Jim may have a cool superpower. GUESTS: Dawn Xiana Moon and Matt Porubcansky
022 - Going Rogue
Feb 20 • 17 min
Ethan questioning his instincts and goes rogue. These movies love doing that. GUESTS: Dawn Xiana Moon and Matt Porubcansky
021 - This Nice Bridge
Feb 19 • 16 min
Abort! Jim is being followed, he calls for the abort and we finally see Tom Cruise locking into Ethan as a character. GUESTS: Dawn Xiana Moon and Matt Porubcansky
020 - Man Down Ethan
Feb 16 • 30 min
We come to terms with what has just happened on this mission. Ethan and his team need to figure out what to do next AND finish the original plan. GUESTS: Dave Pallas and Dawn Xiana Moon
019 - AARGH, Ceiling Knives
Feb 15 • 20 min
The star of this movie is in deadly peril! The team watches in horror as this plan goes bad…real bad. GUESTS: Dave Pallas and Dawn Xiana Moon
018 - Floppy Disks!
Feb 14 • 19 min
The spy glasses catch all of the traitoring, so the mission is half over! Nothing can go wrong now! GUESTS: Dave Pallas and Dawn Xiana Moon
017 - Sweet Elevator User Interface
Feb 13 • 14 min
Basically, Golitzen got to the elevator and pressed the button before the team was ready. GUESTS: Dave Pallas and Dawn Xiana Moon
016 - The Plan Makes More Sense
Feb 12 • 27 min
We're finally into the basement of the embassy! And it's everything we thought it would be. GUESTS: Dave Pallas and Dawn Xiana Moon
015 - Jack Uploads The Wrong File
Feb 9 • 27 min
Security is checking IDs and the Senator is throwing some shade at Jack. GUEST: Scott Carelli
014 - I Am A Robot
Feb 8 • 18 min
Sarah's fingerprint is getting scanned and the guys in the security room aren't happy. One of them may have a secret and Scott may have figured it out. GUEST: Scott Carelli
013 - That Spray Tho
Feb 7 • 18 min
The team talks about Hannah and her blue blocker aviator glasses spraying Golitzen's head. GUEST: Scott Carelli
Special Mission: FALLOUT Trailer
Feb 6 • 23 min
Chris and Jonathan are amped for the Mission Impossible FALLOUT trailer that came out this week. We share our excitement and thoughts with GUESTS: George Hendricks and Rob Lumley. (There will be mustache talk.)
012 - Foghorn Leghorn’s POV
Feb 6 • 15 min
We talk about Jack's elevator shaft, Ethan's POV and glasses cameras that can magically zoom in. GUEST: Scott Carelli
011 - The Gum
Feb 5 • 19 min
Jack explains to Ethan what to do, and not do, with the red and green gum. We also discuss the difference between a MI gadget and a James Bond gadget. GUEST: Scott Carelli
010 - VISCO and Flirting
Feb 2 • 9 min
Jonathan can't get any names right but Chris and Dawn set him straight. Star of the movie, Emilio Estevez, is explaining Sarah's glasses and everyone is still drinking Claire's bad coffee. GUEST: Dawn Xiana MoonLinks:Smart glasses are coming this year,…
009 - Prague Rental
Feb 1 • 12 min
Stop listening to podcasts and go to Prague immediately! We talk about how the IMF team interacts and the cost of safehouses. GUEST: Dawn Xiana Moon
008 - Jimsplaining
Jan 31 • 10 min
We see that Jim Phelps is an insufferable boss and Tom Cruise hadn't locked down Ethan's character yet. GUEST: Dawn Xiana Moon
007 - Sexy Lamp Test
Jan 30 • 20 min
The team is assembled by Jim Phelps and we learn that Jon Voight works fast. Dawn introduces us to the Sexy Lamp Test instead of the using Bechdel test. GUEST: Dawn Xiana Moon
006 - Hollywood Bona Fides
Jan 29 • 17 min
At the beginning of our second week we dive into the Hollywood powerhouse crew that DePalma has brought together for this movie. GUEST: Dawn Xiana Moon
005 - Good Morning Mr. Phelps
Jan 26 • 9 min
We're on a plane! Spy things are happening and we hear the classic Mission Impossible line. GUESTS: Dawn Xiana Moon and Heather Applegate
004 - Tony Cheese
Jan 25 • 18 min
We're in the opening credits and we learn some fun code names. We also talk about who made this movie a reality. GUESTS: Dawn Xiana Moon and Heather ApplegateLinks:Let's Reminisce Over Airplanes That Had Piano Bars, Cocktail Lounges, Pubs, and Restaurants
003 - Mouth Thumb
Jan 24 • 12 min
We talk about were you should not put your thumb, and Heather makes Jonathan want to burn his headphones. GUESTS: Dawn Xiana Moon and Heather Applegate
002 - Is That Netscape?
Jan 23 • 8 min
A very popular browser pops up and we talk tech in movies and Jonathan translates a lot of Russian. GUESTS: Dawn Xiana Moon and Heather Applegate Impossible Minute Force Listeners Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/minuteimpossible/ Join Us On…
001 - The Cold Open
Jan 22 • 8 min
The movie begins! We're treated to a cold open where we talk Kiev, CCTV, trackballs and Stoli Vodka. GUEST: Dawn Xiana Moon Let's talk movies in our listeners group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/minuteimpossible/ Join Us On Twitter:…
000 - Our Mission Begins
Jan 9 • 11 min
Jonathan and Chris talk about the original trailer for Mission Impossible (1996) and introduce themselves. Subscribe today on iTunes! Let's talk movies in our listeners group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/minuteimpossible/ Join Us On Twitter:…