The Overdue Homework Podcast

Drew Moorhouse and Trav Konakowitz co-host The Overdue Homework Podcast. They discuss media from the 80’s and 90’s. Including movies, TV, and video games. Join them as they assign and review new homework every episode. Email us at podcast@overduehomework.com

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Episodes

4 days ago

In "Weird Science," two socially awkward teens, armed with a computer and sheer 80s chutzpah, create the perfect woman, inadvertently summoning chaos and hilarity. The duo’s fantasy-come-to-life proves more than just eye candy, as she schools them in confidence, courage, and the fine art of not getting pantsed by bullies. Along the way, they navigate absurd obstacles, from mutant bikers to nuclear calamities, learning that true magic lies in friendship and self-acceptance. It’s a zany blend of hormones and hard drives, proving once and for all that nerds really do have all the fun.
This is the Overdue Homework Podcast we review and assign new 80's and 90's Movie, TV, or Video Game homework every episode.
The Summer of DBZ Continues in 2 weeks with season 1 Episodes 19-25
https://screenrant.com/behind-scenes-facts-about-making-of-weird-science/
https://www.eightieskids.com/things-you-probably-didnt-know-about-weird-science/

Monday Jun 03, 2024

Its the Summer of DBZ come join Goku and Crew on their continued adventures
This is the Overdue Homework Podcast we review and assign new 80's and 90's Movie, TV, or Video Game homework every episode.
we assign 1985's Weird science
 
 

Monday May 20, 2024

"1986's Youngblood is like a time machine to the 80s, where hair was big, music was louder, and hockey players had feelings. Dean Youngblood (Rob Lowe) and Derek Sutton (Patrick Swayze) deliver a bromance that keeps the plot from crashing harder than a Zamboni on speed. Enter George J. Finn as Carl Racki, the villain who chews the scenery almost as aggressively as he chews up the ice. The movie hits harder than a body check, with enough melodrama to fill a penalty box. If you love 80s clichés served on ice, Youngblood is your hat trick of cheesy delight."
This is the Overdue Homework Podcast we review and assign new 80's and 90's Movie, TV, or Video Game homework every episode.
We start the Summer of DBZ next with episodes 19 - 24 from season 1 the Saiyan Saga. Go do your homework.
https://thehockeynews.com/news/the-making-of-youngblood-an-oral-history
 

Monday May 06, 2024

XMEN The Animated Series is a piece of nearly every 90's kid childhood. Frankly its hard to beat the series that introduced the idea of serious social drama to a lot of kids form that era. Was it a risk? Yes. did it pay off,  leading to on of the most memorable series from my childhood? That one is a resounding yes!
This is the Overdue Homework Podcast we review and assign new 80's and 90's Movie, TV, or Video Game homework every episode.
We Assign 1986's Youngblood
 
https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/movies/movie-news/x-men-animated-series-story-90s-cartoon-hit-1052263/

Monday Apr 22, 2024

In the realm of campy coolness and bone-crushing battles, "Mortal Kombat" catapults you into a world where warriors unleash more one-liners than punches. With characters like Johnny Cage, Sonya Blade, and the infamous Scorpion, it's a cocktail of nostalgia served with a side of exaggerated martial arts. As fighters vie for the ultimate tournament victory, the film becomes a symphony of flying kicks and terrible CGI that was all the rage in the '90s. While the plot might be as thin as a fighter's threadbare costume, the adrenaline-pumping action and memorable soundtrack ensure it's a guilty pleasure for generations of gamers and movie buffs alike. So, prepare to "Test Your Might"—it's time to enter the realm of Mortal Kombat.
 
This is the Overdue Homework Podcast we review and assign new 80's and 90's Movie, TV, or Video Game homework every episode.
We assign X-Men the animated series Episodes 1 and 2 the Night of the Sentinels
https://www.syfy.com/syfy-wire/original-cut-of-1995-mortal-kombat-movie-was-missing-one-key-ingredient
https://www.looper.com/1218426/mortal-kombat-flawless-facts-about-the-1995-film/
https://www.eightieskids.com/12-things-you-didnt-know-about-the-mortal-kombat-movie/
 

Monday Apr 08, 2024

In "A Goofy Movie," Goofy's teenage son Max hatches a plan to impress his crush Roxanne by faking a trip to a concert featuring rockstar Powerline. However, Goofy, unaware of the ruse, insists on bonding with his son by taking an actual cross-country road trip. Along the way, they encounter mishaps involving Bigfoot, disastrous attempts at fishing, and a trip over a waterfall. Despite the chaos, they ultimately learn the importance of honesty, friendship, and embracing their goofiness.
This is the Overdue Homework Podcast we review and assign new 80's and 90's Movie, TV, or Video Game homework every episode.
We Assign 1995's Mortal Kombat
https://vocal.media/geeks/7-facts-you-didn-t-know-about-a-goofy-movie
https://www.buzzfeed.com/briangalindo/a-goofy-movie-the-director-tweeted-out-trivia

Monday Mar 25, 2024

"Bloodsport" is a riveting martial arts spectacle where Jean-Claude Van Damme flexes both his muscles and his acting chops. With enough roundhouse kicks to make Chuck Norris blush, Van Damme portrays a fighter on a mission to prove himself in the underground world of brutal combat. It's a cinematic symphony of sweat, testosterone, and perfectly timed slow-motion sequences. So buckle up, because this film delivers more action than a dojo full of black belts on a cocaine...... I mean........ caffeine binge.
This is the Overdue Homework Podcast we review and assign new 80's and 90's Movie, TV, or Video Game homework every episode.
We assign 1995's A Goofy Movie
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Cw-tceWOL8c
https://www.mentalfloss.com/article/532668/10-kick-ass-facts-about-bloodsport
https://screenrant.com/bloodsport-movie-trivia/#it-s-probably-all-b-s

Monday Mar 11, 2024

The Full season treatment begins with the first three episodes of season two. They are wacky, weird, and disturbing ........just like Ren and Stimpy should be!
 
We assign one of the quintessential 80's martial arts movies 1988's Bloodsport.  Kumite, Kumite, Kumite!
 
This is the Overdue Homework Podcast we review and assign new 80's and 90's Movie, TV, or Video Game homework every episode.

Monday Feb 26, 2024

We start it from the top with season 1 episodes 1 and 2 of Rugrats. The beginning of a whole season to come....... when we get to it!
This is the Overdue Homework Podcast we review and assign new 80's and 90's Movie, TV, or Video Game homework every episode.
we assign Ren and Stimpy S2 E1-3

Monday Feb 19, 2024

 Its The First 50 Episodes Extravaganza
-We got lists
-We got jokes?
-We got nostalgia for things we talked about having nostalgia for.
 
This is the Overdue Homework Podcast we review and assign new 80's and 90's Movie, TV, or Video Game homework every episode.
Next week is still Rugrats S1 E1-2

Monday Feb 12, 2024

In "The Mask" (1994), Jim Carrey plays a mild-mannered bank clerk who discovers a magical mask that transforms him into a green-faced, zoot-suited dynamo with reality-defying powers. As the mask brings out his inner wild side, chaos ensues, turning his life into a cartoonish carnival of mischief. Carrey's over-the-top antics and rubbery expressions make this film a sidesplitting ride, proving that even a simple bank clerk can become the ultimate party animal when powered by a supernatural accessory. "The Mask" is a hilarious blend of slapstick comedy and outlandish adventures that showcases Carrey's comedic genius.
This is the Overdue Homework Podcast we review and assign new 80's and 90's Movie, TV, or Video Game homework every episode.
Look out for episode 51 next week . Its our recap of sorts from the first 50 Episodes then episode 52 the following week is Rugrats S1 E1 and 2
 
https://screenrant.com/mask-movie-behind-scenes-details-making-trivia/#the-mask-is-based-on-a-comic-book
https://www.yardbarker.com/entertainment/articles/20_facts_you_might_not_know_about_the_mask/s1__37718178#slide_1
https://www.mentalfloss.com/posts/jim-carrey-the-mask-movie-facts

Monday Jan 29, 2024

"In 'Predator' (1987), Arnold Schwarzenegger plays a bicep-heavy, one-liner-spouting action hero leading a team of testosterone-fueled warriors into the jungle. Little do they know they're about to face an alien creature with a fashion sense for camouflage and a serious penchant for intergalactic hide-and-seek. As the predator picks off the team one by one, it becomes a game of 'Survivor: Jungle Edition,' with Arnold realizing that the only way to outsmart the extraterrestrial opponent is by flexing his muscles and delivering more memorable catchphrases than a stand-up comedian on steroids. Spoiler alert: The jungle isn't big enough for both the predator and Arnold's ego."
This is the Overdue Homework Podcast we review and assign new 80's and 90's Movie, TV, or Video Game homework every episode.
Look out for episode 51 next week . Its our recap of sorts from the first 50 Episodes then episode 52 the following week is Rugrats S1 E1 and 2
 
https://movieweb.com/predator-movie-facts-trivia/
https://www.mentalfloss.com/article/62249/15-things-you-probably-didnt-know-about-predator
https://www.mensjournal.com/entertainment/predator-30th-anniversary-11-amazing-things-about-classic-arnold-schwarzenegger#gid=ci02b8d0ab90022605&pid=11-arnold-was-pumping-iron-during-filminga-lot
https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0093773/trivia/
https://www.reddit.com/r/predator/comments/wob9na/i_was_today_years_old_when_i_realised_jim_hopper/
 

Monday Jan 15, 2024

We're back with some more Nicktoons, Rocko to be specific.  As always rock stands the test of time and is till an enjoyable watch. We hope you did your home work, grab a slice of pizza and settle in!
This is the Overdue Homework Podcast we review and assign new 80's and 90's Movie, TV, or Video Game homework every episode.
We assign 1987 Predator

Monday Jan 01, 2024


"Buckaroo Banzai" is a sci-fi extravaganza that follows the charismatic Dr. Buckaroo Banzai, a neurosurgeon, particle physicist, and rock star, as he battles interdimensional beings, government conspiracies, and his own impeccable fashion sense. With his band, the Hong Kong Cavaliers, Buckaroo must thwart an alien invasion while balancing the demands of science and style. Packed with eccentric characters, absurd plot twists, and more quirkiness than a petting zoo for eccentricity, the film is a rollercoaster ride through the surreal landscape of Banzai's multifaceted genius. It's a cinematic joyride where science meets satire, and the only thing more unpredictable than the plot is Buckaroo's iconic wardrobe.
This is the Overdue Homework Podcast we review and assign new 80's and 90's Movie, TV, or Video Game homework every episode.
This week we get back to a tv show and assign Rocko's Modern Life S2 E10 and 11
https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0086856/trivia/?ref_=tt_ql_3
https://www.joblo.com/the-adventures-of-buckaroo-banzai-the-best-movie-you-never-saw/
https://www.bulletproofaction.com/2019/08/10/10-things-you-didnt-know-about-the-adventures-of-buckaroo-banzai/

Monday Dec 18, 2023

"Jingle All the Way" follows the epic quest of a perpetually busy dad, played by Arnold Schwarzenegger, as he navigates the chaotic holiday shopping scene in a last-minute scramble for the hottest toy of the season. In a comedic twist of fate, he finds himself in a high-octane race against time, competing with equally desperate parents and encountering a rogue Santa Claus along the way. As the chaos ensues, Arnold's character learns that the true meaning of Christmas isn't found in the aisles of a store but in the unexpected adventure of spending time with loved ones. With laughs, action, and a lesson in holiday priorities, "Jingle All the Way" unwraps the festive mayhem of the season with a bow of humor and heart. It's a sleigh ride of hilarity that proves even action heroes can't escape the trials of holiday shopping.
This is the Overdue Homework Podcast we review and assign new 80's and 90's Movie, TV, or Video Game homework every episode
this week we assign 1984's The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the 8th Dimension
https://www.eightieskids.com/things-you-probably-didnt-know-about-jingle-all-the-way/

Monday Dec 04, 2023

Merry Christmas everyone! This is the first of two episodes that make up our Christmas suite. Garfield holds a special place in my heart and this episode is as endearing as it gets. forget the middle-aged single men acting like children on Christmas eve, we've all been there. All around just a fun episode to watch and to talk about!
This is the Overdue Homework Podcast we review and assign new 80's and 90's Movie, TV, or Video Game homework every episode. We assign 1996's Jingle All the Way

Monday Nov 27, 2023

Its an off week so its the perfect time to release the GoldenEye Video Game Appendix.
Next week is the first episode of our Christmas suite with A Garfield Christmas Special followed by Jingle All the Way
This is the Overdue Homework Podcast we review and assign new 80's and 90's Movie, TV, or Video Game homework every episode

Monday Nov 20, 2023

"GoldenEye" (1995) introduces James Bond, played by Pierce Brosnan, as he faces off against a former MI6 agent turned villain, Alec Trevelyan. The film showcases Bond's wit and charm as he navigates a world of high-stakes espionage and international intrigue. With a perfect blend of action, romance, and suspense, Bond must stop Trevelyan's plan to use a satellite weapon, code-named GoldenEye, to wreak havoc on global financial markets. The film's witty dialogue, charismatic performances, and thrilling set pieces solidify it as a classic in the James Bond franchise.
This is the Overdue Homework Podcast we review and assign new 80's and 90's Movie, TV, or Video Game homework every episode
the Video game appendix to this episode comes out next week
We assign some A Garfield Christmas Special
https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0113189/trivia/
https://www.yardbarker.com/entertainment/articles/20_facts_you_might_not_know_about_goldeneye_092823/s1__37718010#slide_8
https://www.eightieskids.com/20-facts-you-probably-didnt-know-about-goldeneye/

Monday Nov 06, 2023

Are you still in the Halloween spirit? I know we are! come relive some classic Nicktoons and their Halloween adventures. Rugrats, Hey Arnold, and Salute your shorts rounds out the list. I know I had nightmares about Zeke the plumber did you?
This is the Overdue Homework Podcast we review and assign new 80's and 90's Movie, TV, or Video Game homework every episode
we assign 1995's Goldeneye

Monday Oct 23, 2023

In 1987's "Hellraiser," a Pandora's box of pleasures and pain becomes a gateway to a twisted realm of desire and torment. When a man's quest for hedonistic pleasure leads him to a mysterious puzzle box, he unwittingly unleashes a group of sadomasochistic demons known as the Cenobites. As hooks and chains pierce the boundaries of pleasure and pain, the film explores the darkest recesses of human desire. With a macabre and seductive narrative, "Hellraiser" seduces viewers into a world where pleasure and suffering are two sides of the same wickedly enticing coin. In this surreal and visually captivating masterpiece of horror, pleasure and pain collide in a dark ballet of despair and desire that will haunt your nightmares.
 
This is the Overdue Homework Podcast we review and assign new 80's and 90's Movie, TV, or Video Game homework every episode
We assign some Halloween Nicktoons
https://screenrant.com/behind-the-scenes-facts-about-making-of-hellraiser/#original-title
https://screenrant.com/hellraiser-pinhead-lesser-known-facts-trivia/
https://creepycatalog.com/hellraiser-1987-facts-and-trivia/
https://collider.com/fun-facts-about-hellraiser/#there-was-a-ldquo-maggot-and-cockroach-rdquo-handler-on-set

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