Panning the Stream

Panning the Stream

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A podcast about the things you’ll find on Netflix, Hulu, and the rest of the streaming internet. Dan & Bianca Ryckert are here to plunge the depths of streaming services to find the obscure, the weird, and the occasional hidden gem. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/panningthestream/support


My Hero Academia (S2 E16-20)
Jun 16 • 47 min
Hero Killer: Stain has some thoughts about the nature of heroes and he will kill you to get his point across. Also, we meet a dog cop. Hulu link: https://www.hulu.com/watch/16101c23-4bba-441e-97c0-1ae65e8dd8be You can show your support for Panning the…
My Hero Academia (S2 E11-15)
Jun 9 • 50 min
With the Sports Festival completed, it’s time for the students of 1-A to get out into the real world and study under their new Pro Heroes. Hulu link: https://www.hulu.com/watch/28496dee-5012-4788-8875-99c720c00956 You can show your support for Panning the…
The Perfection
Jun 2 • 42 min
Allison Williams stars in this new Netflix thriller. We went into it blind and were thoroughly unprepared for what we found. Netflix link: https://www.netflix.com/title/80211638 You can show your support for Panning the Stream by contributing $1, $5, or…
My Hero Academia (S2 E06-10)
May 26 • 48 min
In the final stage of the Sports Festival, the future heroes of U.A. pit their Quirks against each other in one-on-one battles. In the process, we learn a lot about one participant in particular. Hulu link:…
My Hero Academia (S2 E01-05)
May 19 • 49 min
Deku and the rest of Class 1-A are back! We’re introduced to the U.A. Sports Festival as we kick off season two. Hulu link: https://www.hulu.com/watch/1ba10efb-372f-4b48-8a09-2e6e134c5f12 You can show your support for Panning the Stream by contributing…
Bronson
May 12 • 35 min
Tom Hardy goes bonkers for an hour and a half while playing “the most violent prisoner in Britain.” Hulu link: https://www.hulu.com/movie/bronson-ecb8b868-707d-4b19-a031-cf74ff9251d1 You can show your support for Panning the Stream by contributing $1, $5,…
The Boy Band Con: The Lou Pearlman Story
May 5 • 44 min
Lou Pearlman was the mastermind behind ‘N Sync and the Backstreet Boys, but criminal activities landed him behind bars. In this episode, we discuss the notorious con man and boy band phenomenons in general. YouTube Premium link:…
Terrace House (BAGITC E39-46)
Apr 28 • 51 min
We’ve reached the end of Panning the Stream’s favorite show yet, and it isn’t without drama as the deception of a burgeoning couple is revealed.<p> Netflix link: https://www.netflix.com/watch/80116704<p> You can show your support for Panning the Stream by…
The Cable Guy
Apr 21 • 46 min
Jim Carrey was on top of the film world in the mid-90s, but audiences were taken aback by his role as an obsessive cable guy. Dan and Bianca watched it in 2019, and they’re here to report that it might have been amazing all along. Hulu link:…
Love on a Leash
Apr 14 • 44 min
A dog wants to hook up with human ladies, and a magical lake gives him a chance to make his dream a reality. This is the worst movie we have ever seen. Amazon Prime Video link: https://www.amazon.com/Love-Leash-Gloria-Winship-Ayon/dp/B00ZJERCSA YouTube…
Terrace House (BAGITC E31-38)
Apr 7 • 42 min
Natsumi shows her Fuyumi and we can’t stop rooting for Misaki. Join us as this set of episodes sees plenty of departures and arrivals!<p> Netflix link: https://www.netflix.com/watch/80095200<p> You can show your support for Panning the Stream by…
Gamer
Mar 31 • 40 min
The dudes who brought you Crank teach us about save points, ping, and teabagging in this tour de force of action cinema. Hulu link: https://www.hulu.com/movie/gamer-b095a794-8119-4167-a325-e8e3acafcfbb You can show your support for Panning the Stream by…
PEN15
Mar 24 • 49 min
This nostalgia-soaked comedy series has us thinking back. All the way back…to the year 2000. Hulu link: https://www.hulu.com/watch/53c341a9-0a2d-421e-8e2a-3af8a0738139 You can show your support for Panning the Stream by contributing $1, $5, or $10 monthly…
My Hero Academia (S1 E08-13)
Mar 17 • 54 min
Class 1-A encounters many new threats during a training exercise. Can a jacked raven be stopped by a baby with grapes on his head? Hulu link: https://www.hulu.com/watch/d4895127-ca5f-4b33-86a7-3a2bbb8a7b1d You can show your support for Panning the Stream…
My Hero Academia (S1 E01-07)
Mar 10 • 71 min
We celebrate 50 episodes by rooting for Deku and loving everything All Might does in our introduction to this fantastic anime series. Hulu link: https://www.hulu.com/watch/b429c4bf-fb5c-4e17-8fad-18f6cc9f6612 You can show your support for Panning the…
Gotti
Mar 3 • 57 min
John Travolta is really out here giving it his all as the infamous mob boss, and our guest Mike Mahardy is here to join in on the misery. Amazon Prime Video link: https://www.amazon.com/gp/video/detail/B07GRD64WG You can show your support for Panning the…
The Super Mario Bros. Super Show! (Episode 01)
Feb 24 • 51 min
Captain Lou Albano helps 1989’s biggest D-list celebrities while Mario, Luigi, and Princess Toadstool rescue Toad from Birdo in the first episode of a “classic” that surely holds up thirty years later!<p> Netflix Link:…
Perfect Bid: The Contestant Who Knew Too Much
Feb 17 • 46 min
Ted Slauson has a mind for math and memorization, and he combined it with his love for The Price is Right while attending dozens of the show’s tapings. <p> Amazon Prime Video link: https://www.amazon.com/Perfect-Bid-Contestant-Knew-Much/dp/B07BXYP1SH <p>…
Russian Doll
Feb 10 • 31 min
Natasha Lyonne can’t stop dying in this Groundhog Day-like Netflix series. We discuss her journey to escape the loop and find her lost cat.<p> Netflix Link: https://www.netflix.com/watch/80211627<p> You can show your support for Panning the Stream by…
True Detective (S3 E01-04)
Feb 3 • 49 min
Let’s forget about that last season of HBO’s detective drama and celebrate a great first half of season 3!<p> HBO Go link: https://www.hbo.com/true-detective/season-3<p> You can show your support for Panning the Stream by contributing $1, $5, or $10…
Terrace House (BAGITC E24-30)
Jan 27 • 44 min
We say goodbye to Minori and Uchi, hello to Hansan and Rikopin, and “what the hell are you doing?” to Hikaru. Netflix link: https://www.netflix.com/watch/80094993 You can show your support for Panning the Stream by contributing $1, $5, or $10 monthly via…
Fyre: The Greatest Party That Never Happened
Jan 20 • 47 min
Billy McFarland is a rich kid that had grand plans of conning other rich kids out of their money. There are two new documentaries about his Fyre Festival, so we assume everything went perfectly according to plan!<p> Netflix link:…
Terrace House (BAGITC E19-23)
Jan 13 • 46 min
Cast members may leave the house but Dan and Bianca just can’t. We get reacquainted with the Boys and Girls in the City for another run of one of our favorites! Netflix link: https://www.netflix.com/watch/80094988 You can show your support for Panning the…
Bird Box
Jan 6 • 40 min
Sandra Bullock tries not to look at stuff for two hours.<p> Netflix link: https://www.netflix.com/title/80196789<p> You can show your support for Panning the Stream by contributing $1, $5, or $10 monthly via Anchor’s Listener Support program. It’s quick…
One Punch Man (S1 E01-03)
Dec 30, 2018 • 30 min
Commence anime! Dan and Bianca learn about the average man who trained so hard he went bald, and can now defeat underpants-wearing crab people without breaking a sweat. Netflix link: https://www.netflix.com/watch/80117348 You can show your support for…
BONUS: Bandersnatch
Dec 29, 2018 • 21 min
Dan and Bianca toy with reality in this interactive Black Mirror project and lead a young game designer to ruin in numerous ways. —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this podcast:…
Pooka!
Dec 23, 2018 • 40 min
Please note that the exclamation point is part of the title of this terrible Christmas-themed horror movie, and not at all an exclamation of excitement from the hosts of this podcast. Hulu link:…
The Ballad of Buster Scruggs
Dec 16, 2018 • 43 min
The Coen Brothers bring their western anthology to Netflix, and Dan and Bianca are here to discuss and rank each of them. Netflix link: https://www.netflix.com/title/80200267 You can show your support for Panning the Stream by contributing $1, $5, or $10…
Explained (The Stock Market and Cricket)
Dec 9, 2018 • 36 min
Netflix explained two complicated topics to us, and we’re here to relay that information to you. A little game of Telephone never resulted in any inaccuracies! Netflix links: The Stock Market - https://www.netflix.com/watch/80243757 Cricket -…
Castlevania (Season 2)
Dec 2, 2018 • 50 min
Alucard joins the good guy gang and Dracula builds his army as we discuss the second season of this surprisingly excellent video game adaptation. Netflix link: https://www.netflix.com/watch/80095344 You can show your support for Panning the Stream by…
Castlevania (Season 1)
Nov 25, 2018 • 42 min
Dracula is PISSED and it’s up to Trevor Belmont and whoever he can find along the way to stop him. Join Dan and Bianca as they discuss a rare instance of a very solid video game adaptation. Netflix link: https://www.netflix.com/watch/80095340 You can show…
9-1-1 (S1 E03)
Nov 18, 2018 • 39 min
Bobby, Athena, Buck, Chimney, and Hen are here to serve the community’s most pressing emergencies! Namely, runaway bounce houses, rebar-based brain injuries, horrible relationships, and unexpected Wolfmother. Hulu link:…
The Night Comes For Us
Nov 11, 2018 • 37 min
We love both Raid movies, so it didn’t take us long to hit play when we heard Netflix debuted an ultraviolent Indonesian action film featuring several of its stars. Netflix link: https://www.netflix.com/title/80148162 You can show your support for Panning…
Documental (Season 2)
Nov 4, 2018 • 46 min
Matsumoto has assembled another crew of comedians to see who can maintain their poker face the longest. Who will be the most susceptible to the penis vacuum, the konnyaku thong, and the ever-threatening Joyman? Amazon Prime Video link:…
Pasión De Gavilanes (S1 E01)
Oct 28, 2018 • 31 min
We expected passion, but we didn’t anticipate an hour of infidelity, marital strife, a family feud, shotguns on porches, canyon sex, a Coyote Ugly performance, and so much angry kneading of dough. Netflix link: https://www.netflix.com/watch/80047471 You…
Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan (E01-02)
Oct 21, 2018 • 43 min
John Krasinski attempts the transition from dweeby office guy to smooth action star. It ain’t great, but he’s not the biggest problem in this Amazon original series. Amazon link: http://amazon.com/jackryan You can show your support for Panning the Stream…
Terrace House (BAGITC E15-18)
Oct 14, 2018 • 62 min
It’s time to wrap up this Terrace House journey with our longest podcast yet. That gives us plenty of time to discuss iceberg lettuce and dissect our marriage. Netflix link: https://www.netflix.com/watch/80070065 You can show your support for Panning the…
Terrace House (BAGITC E10-14)
Oct 7, 2018 • 44 min
Two departures, two arrivals, and some cowardly rice take center stage in this pivotal stretch of episodes. Netflix link: https://www.netflix.com/watch/80070060 You can show your support for Panning the Stream by contributing $1, $5, or $10 monthly via…
Terrace House (BAGITC E04-09)
Sep 30, 2018 • 43 min
The Power Rankings are thrown in disarray as a former favorite exhibits some odd behavior and another housemate teaches us that tap dancing can be…cool? Netflix link: https://www.netflix.com/watch/80070054 You can show your support for Panning the Stream…
Terrace House (BAGITC E01-03)
Sep 23, 2018 • 46 min
Six Japanese strangers move into a house together in Tokyo. Contrary to what we’ve seen in American reality shows, we didn’t see anyone scream at, punch, or sleep with their fellow cast members! Netflix link: https://www.netflix.com/watch/80070051 You can…
Case Closed (C17 E01-03)
Sep 16, 2018 • 42 min
Detective Conan is a man trapped in a child’s body, and his natural inclination in this predicament is to solve murders and lecture actual children about playing video games. Netflix link: https://www.netflix.com/watch/80090614 —- Support this podcast:…
Millionaire Dog
Sep 9, 2018 • 42 min
Hey, I bet you’re wondering how a dog became a millionaire! Well, we just watched a whole movie about one and we still don’t know. Hulu link: https://www.hulu.com/watch/1249838 —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast.…
The Real World (S1 E01-03)
Sep 2, 2018 • 50 min
Seven strangers live in a loft together in 1992, and one married couple watches them in 2018 and pines for a simpler time of reality TV. MTV links: Episode 1:…
Battlefield Earth
Aug 26, 2018 • 34 min
It’s the Saga of the Year 3000! Or, as John Travolta referred to it, “like Star Wars, only better.” We find out if he’s correct (he’s not) in our far-too-long visit to Planet Psychlo. Netflix link: https://www.netflix.com/title/60000872 —- Support this…
Rock of Love (S1 E01 and E011)
Aug 19, 2018 • 42 min
Bret Michaels is ready to settle down for good, but he’s gotta find the right girl first. Lucky for him, VH1 has assembled 25 women for him to choose from, and he’s absolutely gonna be with one of them forever. Hulu links: S1 E01:…
Real Rob (S1 E01-03)
Aug 12, 2018 • 58 min
Rob Schneider tries his hand at making his own Curb Your Enthusiasm, and, well…this is the result. Join us as we observe Rob’s very real relationship with his wife and the pressures of “fame.” Netflix Link:…
Monsters (S1 E01-04)
Aug 5, 2018 • 41 min
We meet The Feverman, Holly the robot, the sensual bee queen Desiree, and a super boring vampire in this late-80s horror anthology series. Amazon Prime Video link: http://a.co/7lx2mau —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a…
Kindergarten Cop 2
Jul 29, 2018 • 35 min
Ivan Drago replaces John Matrix as our unlikely child wrangler in this “long-awaited” sequel to the 1990 “classic.” Join us as we discuss Dolph Lundgren’s weird river home and his hatred of rich liberal children in a movie that somehow actually exists.…
Undercover Boss (Stephanie McMahon and Rally’s/Checkers)
Jul 22, 2018 • 43 min
WWE’s Chief Brand Officer Stephanie McMahon goes deep undercover as “Stephanie McMahon in a wig” to surprise wrestling fans, and the CEO of a drive-thru fast food company heads down to the store level to flip burgers. Links to episodes: Stephanie McMahon:…
The Staircase
Jul 15, 2018 • 45 min
Michael Peterson twice found himself at the scene of grisly deaths in stairwells. Were these murders, or is it all a freak coincidence? We discuss the lengthy Netflix docuseries. —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/panningthestream/support
Assassination Classroom (S1 E01-03)
Jul 8, 2018 • 33 min
We check in on a quaint “slice of life” anime that tasks schoolchildren with killing their teacher. Also, their teacher is an octopus alien with a smiley face ping pong ball head that blew up most of the moon. —- Support this podcast:…
Degrassi Junior High (S1 E01-03)
Jul 1, 2018 • 45 min
We learn about the dangers of lipstick, skateboard drugs, “getting splashed” and other universal junior high hazards. —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this podcast:…
Cesar 911 (S1 E01-02)
Jun 24, 2018 • 33 min
This Cesar Millan fella seems to think he’s got dogs all figured out. Let’s see if he can tame some of the most bonkers dogs in the Greater Los Angeles Metro Area. [Apologies for occasional audio crackling. Recording on a temporary set-up but we’ll be…
Beyond Belief: Fact or Fiction? (S2 E01-02)
Jun 17, 2018 • 42 min
Jonathan Frakes and his ample chest hair are here to show you some props, illusions, and a bunch of total BS stories. —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/panningthestream/support
Documental
Jun 10, 2018 • 46 min
Ten of Japan’s best comedians are put in a room together, and they’re eliminated if they smile or laugh. Spoiler: it doesn’t take long until someone is trying to poop on a table. —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/panningthestream/support
Arrested Development (S5 E01-08)
Jun 3, 2018 • 42 min
The sitcom that you loved in the 2000s and were terribly disappointed by in 2013 is back! Dan and Bianca binged every new episode and are here to tell you if it comes anywhere close to its former glory. —- Support this podcast:…
Evil Genius
May 27, 2018 • 42 min
The murder of Brian Wells is one of the more bizarre cases in modern American history, and it’s the subject of a new Netflix docuseries. Join Dan and Bianca as they discuss the infamous “Pizza Bomber” heist. —- Support this podcast:…
Derren Brown: The Push
May 20, 2018 • 35 min
Can a British pseudo-magician convince an average schmo to murder a man? Find out in this fun, wacky, not-at-all psychologically scarring Netflix special! —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/panningthestream/support
Eurovision 2018 Special!
May 13, 2018 • 51 min
26 musical acts fight for the pride of their countries while Dan and Bianca watch them and eat about 26 fast food items. It’s Eurovision Day!!! —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/panningthestream/support
Canada’s Worst Handyman (S3 E01-02)
May 6, 2018 • 45 min
Five of the worst handymen Canada has to offer are assembled in one place, but they might all be better than one particular American podcast host. —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/panningthestream/support
BONUS: The Sleep Talk Archives
May 4, 2018 • 10 min
We’ve unearthed the archives of the Sleep Talk app to see what we discussed in our dreams, and it’s…a lot of farts. —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/panningthestream/support
Sonic Boom (S2 E01-07)
Apr 29, 2018 • 43 min
A Sonic series seemed like prime material to crap all over, but it’s…actually good? Join Dan & Bianca as they blast process Sticks’ thoughts on the moon landing. —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/panningthestream/support
My Living Doll (S1 E01-02)
Apr 22, 2018 • 31 min
An Air Force psychiatrist comes into possession of AF709, a top secret robotics project that just happens to have the appearance of a super attractive lady. He wants to have sex with it. Hijinks ensue! —- Support this podcast:…
Hellevator (S1 E01-02)
Apr 15, 2018 • 35 min
Organ theft! Ghost chalk! DJ YOLO! Who knows what horrors Dan and Bianca will witness once they step inside the dreaded Hellevator! —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/panningthestream/support
Sunshine Sento-Sake (S1 E01-03)
Apr 8, 2018 • 34 min
Utsumi has a boring office job in Tokyo, and all the guy wants to do is sit in a hot tub and then get a beer. That’s every episode, and it’s…great? Join us as we discuss this Japanese leisure porn. —- Support this podcast:…
Mad Mad House (S1 E01-02)
Apr 1, 2018 • 56 min
How will ten average Dick and Janes cope when they’re forced to live in a house with five “alts”? Join us as we discuss Mad Mad House’s vampire, “modern primitive,” witch, naturist, and voodoo priestess. Also, Kelly. Kelly sucks. —- This episode is…
An Introduction!
Mar 27, 2018 • 10 min
In 2018, fans of television and film have access to an ever-growing selection of streaming services and content. Dan & Bianca are here to plunge the depths of Hulu, Netflix, Amazon, and more to find the obscure, the weird, and perhaps some hidden gems. In…