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6 of The Best Podcast Episodes for Tom Mankiewicz. A collection of podcasts episodes with or about Tom Mankiewicz, often where they are interviewed.

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6 of The Best Podcast Episodes for Tom Mankiewicz. A collection of podcasts episodes with or about Tom Mankiewicz, often where they are interviewed.

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The Batman (1983) - Tom Mankiewicz. Act 4

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It's the last episode of The Batman and finally, things haven't gone well for Bat-Quimby! The Joker is killing people, The Penguin is on the scene, and the Batmobile has a cigarette lighter. Honestly though... what is going on?! No idea how this will end but we're headed to the circus because they've run out of clown themed locations. Who could Bat-Quimby possibly meet there?

If you would like to read along, a pdf of the draft we're reading is here - http://thebatmanuniverse.net/image/General/Downloads/Scripts/The%20Batman%20Revised%20First%20Draft.pdf

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Sep 14 2020 · 1hr 37mins
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Tom Mankiewicz

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Tom Mankiewicz wrote three James Bond films. He also came from Hollywood royalty and developed for himself a reputation as script doctor extraordinaire. A creative talent and raconteur beloved by his friends and collaborators, "Mank" never won an Academy Award like his father or uncle did but succeeded where they failed in "playing the game" by his own rules. In this special episode, BBN digs deep on the life and times of the man and writer lovingly dubbed "Wanky Mits" by Sir Roger Moore and considers his legacy within the 007 universe and beyond.
Sep 06 2020 · 2hr 44mins
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The Batman (1983) - Tom Mankiewicz. Act 3

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While Batman has been making friends with Silver St. Cloud and Gordon, hosting parties, and being pronounced Gotham's "Man of a Lifetime", the Joker has been... well he's... well he's not really doing anything, is he? And what about Thorne? Actually, what is anyone doing?

If you would like to read along, a pdf of the draft we're reading is here - http://thebatmanuniverse.net/image/General/Downloads/Scripts/The%20Batman%20Revised%20First%20Draft.pdf

Follow The Bad Read on Twitter - @badreadpodcast
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Aug 15 2020 · 1hr 31mins
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The Batman (1983) - Tom Mankiewicz. Act 2

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We've met Bruce Wayne, and he can do things better than any human being to ever exist ever. If that's what you're into. But the Joker is out there doing... something... we think... and there isn't a Batman to stop him. Not yet anyway.  

If you would like to read along, a pdf of the draft we're reading is here - http://thebatmanuniverse.net/image/General/Downloads/Scripts/The%20Batman%20Revised%20First%20Draft.pdf

Follow The Bad Read on Twitter - @badreadpodcast
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The Bad Read is part of the Bad Producer Podcast Network.

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Jul 24 2020 · 1hr 19mins
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The Batman (1983) - Tom Mankiewicz. Act 1

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Everyone knows Batman, right? Surely he, of all the comic book heroes, doesn’t need an origin story. But it was 1983...  a different bat time... a different bat place... Yeah, we went there. Not ashamed.

If you would like to read along, a pdf of the draft we're reading is here - http://thebatmanuniverse.net/image/General/Downloads/Scripts/The%20Batman%20Revised%20First%20Draft.pdf

Follow The Bad Read on Twitter - @badreadpodcast
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The Bad Read is part of the Bad Producer Podcast Network.

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Jul 09 2020 · 1hr 23mins
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Dragnet (1987) | Tom Mankiewicz

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In this semi-spoof sequel to the classic TV show, "Dragnet", Dan Aykroyd isn't playing Jack Webb's character, Joe Friday, in this film, but rather, his nephew, with the same name and personality.  He's assigned a roguish new partner named Pep Streebeck (Tom Hanks) with which to fight crime with, though he's of a new breed of a police officer, not really respecting the rule of law that Sergeant Friday does to his core. 

Their first case together sees them trying to crack a slew of recent murders in Los Angeles, ostensibly done by a mysterious cult known simply as P.A.G.A.N., (People Against Goodness and Normalcy) as the calling cars they leave behind at the scenes of their crimes suggest.  Signs begin to point in the direction of a smarmy TV evangelist named Rev. Jonathan Whirley (Christopher Plummer) and a smarmy smut merchant named Jerry Caesar (Dabney Coleman).  Friday and Streebeck rescue a sacrificial virgin, Connie Swail (Alexandra Paul), at one of the P.A.G.A.N. gatherings, and for the first time in his life, Sgt. Friday has found someone wholesome enough to consider as his girlfriend, though he has now become too involved to think clearly -- or play things by the book when the heart is involved.
Dec 27 2019 · 25mins