Paul Lynde: ‘Twas The Night Before Christmas with Melissa Peterman

2021-12-31T03:13:29+00:00December 24th, 2021|

Earlier this year, Monday Afternoon Movie gifted you faithful listeners with the Paul Lynde Halloween Special, which has surely enriched your lives forever. Now, we are celebrating Christmas with yet another Paul Lynde special — one even less remembered and perhaps even less good: ’TWAS THE NIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS, which aired [...]

The UFO Incident with Scott Philbrook

2021-12-21T02:54:27+00:00December 21st, 2021|

Sam started this podcast to celebrate how bonkers made-for-TV movies could be back in the day, but this episode, about 1975’s THE UFO INCIDENT, requires a different approach. In short, this movie is good. Starring two Academy Award-winners — James Earl Jones and Grandma Bev herself, Estelle Parsons — THE UFO [...]

THE PAUL LYNDE HALLOWEEN SPECIAL with Drew Mackie and Glen Lakin

2021-10-29T06:18:04+00:00October 26th, 2021|

What better place to spend Halloween than in a haunted house with Paul Lynde? Well, lots of places, really, but this Halloween, Sam is spending the holiday not only with Mr. Lynde but also with Drew Mackie and Glen Lakin, host of the sister podcast Gayest Episode Ever, which looks at [...]

THE STRANGER WITHIN with Laraine Newman

2021-10-12T19:33:18+00:00October 11th, 2021|

Sam Pancake Presents the Monday Afternoon Movie · THE STRANGER WITHIN with Laraine Newman Barbara Eden stars in this 1974 ABC Movie of the Week, which puts a sci-fi twist on the “Help! There’s something in my womb!”-subgenre of horror flick made in the style of Rosemary’s Baby. To clump discuss [...]


2021-09-04T22:40:47+00:00August 30th, 2021|

The only thing better than Robert Stack teaming up with Vera Miles is Sam Pancake teaming up with returning guest Stacey Yvonne to discuss 1974’s THE STRANGE AND DEADLY OCCURRENCE, about a family moving into a new home to discover that someone — or something — would rather they hadn’t.

DEATH AT LOVE HOUSE with Tymberlee Hill

2021-08-25T19:03:40+00:00August 23rd, 2021|

What is the secret of Love House? And will intrepid investigating marrieds Kate Jackson and Robert Wagner uncover the mysteries in time? Sam is joined by Tymberlee Hill for this campy dive into old Hollywood. Originally airing in 1976, it also stars Sylvia Sidney, John Carradine, Bill Macy, Joan Blondell and [...]


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