11 March 2011
Mike and Jay go to fix Mr. Plinkett's VCR, but find themselves talking about 2 new movies instead.
15 March 2011
Jay and Mike discuss a new sci-fi alien invasion film, and a "classic" one from the 1980's.
26 March 2011
Jay and Mike review the film Paul, and talk about their trip to comic-con.
1 April 2011
Jay and Mike share their thoughts on the Zack Snyder film, Sucker Punch.
14 April 2011
Jay and Mike take on David Gordon Green's "Your Highness" as well as the should-be cult classic "Samurai Cop".
22 April 2011
What was more frightening: a masked killer or tons of anime fans in costumes while intoxicated? Find out for yourself in episode 6 of Half in the Bag.
9 May 2011
Half in the Bag Episode 7? What's so super about Super? And real life super hero (R.L.S.H) The Watchman stops by to chat with Jay and Mike.
22 May 2011
Jay and Mike are joined by the suspicious Officer Cooper for a double feature of Troll 2 and the documentary 'Best Worst Movie'.
10 June 2011
Just a lazy day at work talkin' bout' movies and unfixing a VCR..
30 June 2011
Mike and Jay explain the process of participating in the 48 Hour Film Project and shooting a short film in such a small amount of time.
19 July 2011
Just another day at the office.
24 July 2011
Mike and Jay of Red Letter Media discuss Marvel's latest feature-length trailer for the Avengers movie.
6 August 2011
Jay and Mike discuss the film Cowboys and Aliens while mysterious assailants throw bricks through Mr. Plinkett's window.
15 August 2011
Mike and Jay discuss a recent monkey movie, then recount their experiences at a recent Chicago-area sci-fi convention.
26 August 2011
The most cynical, sarcastic coverage of comic con yet.
31 August 2011
Mike and Jay discuss two pointless remakes, as well as discover a mystery.
16 September 2011
Mike and Jay are joined by Alexandre Philippe, director of the documentary The People vs. George Lucas, to discuss all things Star Wars, including the new blu-ray alterations and what's wrong with George Lucas' brain.
28 September 2011
Mike and Jay discuss two unconventional new releases, then have to figure out with a pesky new VCR.
11 October 2011
Mike and Jay go to the Milwaukee Film Festival to see two weirdo foreign films. Mike learns all about a causality loop and how to alter history.
21 October 2011
Jay and Mike are joined by a female stand-up comedian who shares a much different view than them on romantic comedies and horrible b-movie schlock.
21 October 2011
20 November 2011
Mike and Jay criticise, analyse and dissect the 2011 "Comedy" film from Adam Sandler
21 November 2011
Mike and Jay continue their discussion of Adam Sandler's evil scheme.
8 January 2012
Mike and Jay discuss the latest film from David Fincher, as well as some other 2011 releases that they were too lazy to review earlier in the year.
17 January 2012
Jay and Mike discuss having a Devil Inside and how some kid can fly with magical bike reflectors attached to his shoes or whatever.
Season 2, Episode 3: Red Tails26 January 2012
Jay and Mike see Red Tails then have a poignant discussion about race and George Lucas.
7 February 2012
Jay and Mike talk about all the amazing films they saw at this year's B-fest, a festival dedicated to terrible movies.
24 February 2012
Mike and Jay discuss a teen super power film as well as the latest Nicholas Cage flop. Meanwhile, Mr. Plinkett starts his search for love.
15 March 2012
Mr. Plinkett's got a hot date. Meanwhile Mike and Jay discuss recent releases Silent House and the sci-fi flop John Carter.
30 March 2012
15 April 2012
Mike and Jay discuss the pros and cons of Cabin in the Woods and The Three Stooges, while also proving to Plinkett their worthlessness may never end.
Season 2, Episode 9: Zaat!30 April 2012
Being too lazy to bother seeing any new releases, Mike and Jay discuss the semi-cult classic film Zaat, about a scientist that turns himself into a giant catfish monster.
8 May 2012
Mike and Jay see The Avengers.
25 May 2012
Continuing their journey to the VCR repair shop, Mike and Jay take a break to discuss the latest Hollywood flops Battleship starring Johnny Depp and Dark Shadows starring Rihanna.
Season 2, Episode 12: Prometheus11 June 2012
Mike and Jay talk about the divisive new film Prometheus, Ridley Scott's kinda-sorta prequel to G.I. Jane.
29 June 2012
Mike and Jay hitch a ride from the worst green screen ever and discuss two more recent Hollywood flops: Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter and the brilliant Adam Sandler's latest masterpiece, That's My Boy.
8 July 2012
The string of quality summer blockbusters continues with The Amazing Spider-Man. Mike, Jay, along with their new friend Rich, discuss while wanting to kill themselves.
22 July 2012
Mike and Jay see some little independent film nobody's heard of called The Dark Knight Rises, directed by Christopher Nolan.
18 August 2012
Mike and Jay have finally arrived at the VCR Repair Shop. They use the opportunity to discuss the latest Step Up film in great detail for an extended period of time, with absolutely no distractions or surprise cameos.
21 September 2012
Mike and Jay discuss Paul WS Anderson's Resident Evil series.
21 September 2012
Mike and Jay discuss Paul WS Anderson's Resident Evil series.
6 October 2012
Jay and Mike talk about Looper and Dredd. Meanwhile a charitable act leads to good fortune for Lightning Fast VCR repair.
25 October 2012
Mike and Jay discuss the recent horror flops Sinister and Paranormal Activity 4. Meanwhile, some creepy things begin to happen around Old Man Plinkett's house. Could it be a Baghuul problem?
Season 2, Episode 21: Skyfall15 November 2012
After a bizarre encounter with Mr. Plinkett, Mike and Jay decide to see the latest James Bond film, Skyfall, starring that guy from Cowboys and Aliens.
21 November 2012
Mike and Jay saw the new Twilight movie.
19 December 2012
Mike and Jay talk about Peter Jackson's latest trip to Middle-Earth, The Hobbit, and frustrate both Tolkien fans and HFR projection supporters in the process.
31 December 2012
Mike and Jay discuss Quentin Tarantino's new film Django Unchained, starring Jamie Foxx and Christoph Waltz, and recount some films they've seen in 2012 that they forgot about until just now.
23 January 2013
Mike and Jay discuss The Last Stand, Arnold Schwarzenberg's mediocre return to starring in mediocre action movies. They also spend more time contemplating the Marlon Wayans spoof comedy A Haunted House than Marlon Wayans did when he wrote the script.
7 February 2013
Mike and Jay discuss some movie that they've already forgotten the title of, as well as the critically darling, Movie 43.
22 February 2013
Mike and Jay discuss Bruce Willis' latest paycheck. Meanwhile, Mr. Plinkett puts his foot down about the progress of his VCR repair.
5 March 2013
Mike and Jay discuss the latest action fantasy films adapted from old timey fairy tales, and discuss this baffling recent trend.
14 March 2013
Mike and Jay discuss all things Oz. As well as deal with Mr. Plinkett's recent drug addition problem.
Season 3, Episode 6: Evil Dead7 April 2013
Mike and Jay literally got to Hell to discuss yet another remake. This time it's Evil Dead, a modern update on the Sam Raimi cult classic.
25 April 2013
After burying the body of Mailman Tommy, Mike and Jay discuss the sci fi action film Oblivion, directed by the guy responsible for everyone's favorite movie, Tron: Legacy. They then discuss the horror film The Lords of Salem, directed by the guy responsible for everyone's OTHER favorite movie, the Halloween remake.
9 May 2013
While business begins to boom at the VCR repair shop, Mike and Jay use their lunch break to talk about the latest Marvel film Pain and Gain, as well as Michael Bay's newest product, Iron Man 3.
24 May 2013
6 June 2013
In the epic conclusion to Half in the Bag's "Hipster Trilogy," Mike and Jay discuss the "final" Hangover film (unless it makes a ton of money and a Hangover part IV is rushed into production) as well as After Earth, the latest collaboration of two of cinema's finest: M. Night Shyamalan and Will Smith.
20 June 2013
Mike, Jay, and their new friend Rich Evans (a different Rich Evans or something) discuss the latest iteration of Superman, this one being too cool and "real" to actually be called Superman. Also, Mr. Plinkett receives some distressing news that may lead to him losing his house. Is this the end of Half in the Bag??!. (spoiler: it isn't)
11 July 2013
Mike and Jay discuss two recent flops that both have the exact same poster.
16 July 2013
Mike and Jay talk about Adam Sandler's recent abomination, and kidding themselves over the movie's positive points causes them to severely hemorrhage.
18 July 2013
Mike and Jay discuss Guillermo Del Toro's sci fi fantasy monsters vs. robots film Pacific Rim.
16 August 2013
Jay and Mike take on The Wolverine and also discuss the film that came before that, Xmen origins: Will. i. Amverine.
7 October 2013
Jay and Mike find Plinkett and meet his new roommate, Palpy. While there they discuss movies they missed as well as talk about a movie called "Things".
25 October 2013
Mike and Jay give Mr. Plinkett some chores to do while they discuss the lost in space adventure film Gravity starring George Clooney and Sandra Bullock as well as the horror flop Carrie.
14 November 2013
Mike and Jay discuss a recent sci-fi flop and a sci-fi hit. First up is Ender's Game, based on the novel by Orson Scott Card and then the Marvel sequel Thor: The Dark World, in which Mike and Jay constantly refer to magical elves as aliens because who cares?
16 December 2013
Happy Holidays, everyone. In this special Christmas episode Mike and Jay put Mr. Plinkett to work so they can be lazy and discuss Peter Jackson's latest six hour movie about little people walking around a lot, The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug.
2 January 2014
As with previous years, Mike and Jay close out 2013 by seeing an actual good movie by a well-regarded director. This year it's Martin Scorsese's crime epic The Wolf of Wall Street. Meanwhile, Mr. Plinkett eats a 37 double bacon cheeseburgers because hijinks.
20 January 2014
It's January. Mike and Jay celebrate cinema's greatest month by seeing The Legend of Hercules and then try to make up for that by seeing Spike Jonze's latest film Her.
Season 4, Episode 3: RoboCop13 February 2014
Mike and Jay are joined by a real life Milwaukee police officer to talk about all things Robocop. Bonds are formed, emotional wounds are mended, and everyone learns to love themselves, and each other.
19 February 2014
Joined by their new police officer friend, Mike and Jay check out the remake/reboot/rehash Robocop.
29 March 2014
After a failed Weekend at Bernie's homage, Jay and Mike discuss two non-Hollywood films in an attempt to regain their sanity.
9 April 2014
Mike and Jay see the latest Marvel blockbuster, Captain America: The Winter Soldier and are then challenged by Mr. Plinkett to remember the plots of this endless onslaught of superhero movies.
7 May 2014
Mike, Jay, and their new friend Rich Evans check out the most critically praised movie of the year, Transcendence, as well as the obligatory sequel to The Amazing Spider-Man.
23 May 2014
Jay and Mike see the new Godzilla movie whilst Richard Evans is forced against his will to watch the 1998 Godzilla movie.
6 June 2014
Even though Jay and Mike have never been to college or read a book, they are on Spring Break!. SPRING BREAK!!.
12 July 2014
While on a job with a new client, Mike and Jay discuss a film no-one cares about, a film nobody saw and a film nobody likes.
18 July 2014
After a year, Mike and Jay return to Mr. Plinkett's house. Once they re-introduce themselves to chairs, the two discuss Dawn of the Planet of the Apes.
4 August 2014
Mike and Jay check out a recent little indie drama (Guardians of the Galaxy) and a sci fi blockbuster (Boyhood).
15 August 2014
Mike and Jay are joined by a construction worker named "Rich" "Evans" to talk about Into the Storm, a found footage rip off of Twister, and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, a modern day rip off of your childhood heroes.
23 September 2014
Mike and Jay discuss some of the movies that they've seen this year that haven't been previously talked about on Half in the Bag.
26 September 2014
10 October 2014
9 November 2014
While Mr. Plinkett's house floats across Lake Michigan, Mike and Jay attempt to wrap their brains around Christopher Nolan's latest film Interstellar. Mike also discusses some previous films about black holes such as Event Horizon and The Black Hole.
17 November 2014
Mike and Jay decide to sit out Dumb and Dumber To and see some good movies instead.
22 December 2014
Jay and Mike talk about The third and final Hobbit film - while sitting in a house on the bottom of a lake.
24 January 2015
Mike and Jay discuss the latest PT Barnum joint Inherent Vice, and then talk about the 2015 Oscar nominations, proving why they've never discussed previous years' Oscar nominations.
12 February 2015
Still at the bottom of Lake Michigan, Mike and Jay pass the time by discussing the latest Wachowski siblings flop Jupiter Ascending, as well as the comparable sci fi flop Battlefield Earth starring John Travolta.
Season 5, Episode 3: Chappie8 March 2015
Finally free from the depths of Lake Michigan, Mike and Jay talk about Neil Blomcrap's latest film Chappie.
10 April 2015
21 April 2015
Mike and Jay check out Unfriended and Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2 because they hate themselves.
8 May 2015
Mike and Jay finally return to the VCR repair shop to discover a horrifying secret. They also watch Avengers: Age of Ultron.
17 May 2015
Mike and Jay sneak back into the VCR repair shop to pick up some treasured DVDs as well as talk about their thoughts on the new Mad Max film, Fury Road.
15 June 2015
Mike and Jay settle into their new positions as employees of the video game repair shop, and then discuss the latest reboot/re-imagining/remake/re-sequel Jurassic World.
6 July 2015
Mike and Jay talk about the stupid new Terminator movie.
Season 5, Episode 10: Ant-Man26 July 2015
Mike and Jay talk about Ant-Man while minding the video game repair shop.
Season 5, Episode 11: Pixels27 July 2015
Mike and Jay (along with Rich and Jack) attempt to comprehend the thought process that would go into creating a lazy, creatively-bankrupt film such as Adam Sandler's "Pixels". But more importantly, the gang analyzes and differentiates the phrases "for some reason" and "for no reason."
9 August 2015
Mike and Jay attempt to see Mission Impossible: Rogue Nation, but are unable to. Josh Trank himself buys Mike and Jay tickets to see Fantastic Four. They are the only people in the theater. Not just their theater, but every theater in the nation.
31 August 2015
Mike and Jay talk extensively about a movie that's already come out and flopped and been forgotten, American Ultra.
16 September 2015
Mike and Jay prepare to make a visit of their own before discussing two new movies, The Visit and Turbo Kid.
Season 5, Episode 15: Everest4 October 2015
Mike and Jay take a break while climbing Mt. Everest to talk about Everest. They are on their way up to Mr. Plinkett's house on the top. Even though he climbed down in a recent episode to kill them. Now I guess he went back up and wants his VCR fixed. Hey. He lives up there, what do you want him to do stay in a motel. He can't afford that. But he can afford to spend lots of money trying to fix a VCR to watch an old TV show from the 80's.
11 October 2015
Mike and Jay continue to sit on Mt. Everest as they discuss a bunch of movies they've seen so far this year that they haven't discussed already.
28 November 2015
Mike and Jay finally reach the top of Mt. Everest to fix Mr. Plinkett's VCR or whatever. Unfortunately, Mr. Plinkett is nowhere to be found so the guys are forced to talk about movies. It's Creed and Victor Frankenstein.
Season 5, Episode 18: Krampus7 December 2015
Merry Krampus, everyone. Mike and Jay talk about the latest Christmas-themed horror film Krampus, as well as all the shitty no budget Krampus knock-offs that have come out this year. Also, Mr. Plinkett's back.
20 December 2015
It's episode 100 of Half in the Bag. Mike, Jay, and their new friend Kris Kringle celebrate this momentous event by participating in a normal episode and see the newest Star Warts movie. Lightsabers.
8 January 2016
Still stranded on Mt. Everest, Mike and Jay discuss Adam Sandler's latest film The Hateful Eight as well as Quentin Tarantino's latest film The Ridiculous 6.
25 January 2016
Mike and Jay talk about another movie set in the past, in the cold, and where people violently murder each other - Norm of the North.
19 February 2016
Mike and Jay talk about Deadpool. Mr. Plinkett tries to hang himself. Then Mike and Jay discuss all the upcoming comic book movies, which makes them want to hang themselves too.
24 February 2016
With the Oscars right around the corner, Mike and Jay decide to shit on all the nominees.
15 March 2016
Mike and Jay watch the out of nowhere movie 10 Cloverfield Lane and then watch the out of nowhere movie Me Him Her. Pronouns VS Adresses - Movies are great again.
27 March 2016
Mike and Jay meet """Rich""" a new employee to Lightning Fast VCR Repair. They decide to see Batman V Superman and talk about it.
14 April 2016
Mike and Jay discuss Hardcore Henry, the revolutionary, one-of-a-kind first person POV action movie that you've already forgotten about.
Season 6, Episode 8: Green Room3 May 2016
Mike and Jay decide to take a break from watching miserable movies that make you feel awful like Batman v Superman and instead see the most colorful, uplifting movie of the summer: Green Room.
7 May 2016
Mike, Jay and Rich see the latest feature film to showcase characters wearing colorful costumes while punching bad guys and then discuss it. This time, the latest feature film to showcase characters wearing colorful costumes while punching bad guys is titled Captain America: Civil War.
30 May 2016
After cleaning up blood, Mike and Jay saw the new X-Men film.
26 June 2016
Mike and Jay see the latest movie from Mike's favorite filmmaker Roland Emmerich. The results may shock you.
18 July 2016
Mike, Jay and some guy named Rich Evans talk about the new Ghostbusters movie that everyone else has already talked endlessly about.
28 July 2016
Mike and Jay see the new Star Trek film, Star Trek Beyond. Then Mike talks at Jay about all things Star Trek.
7 August 2016
Mike and Jay weigh in on the critical darling Suicide Squad.
12 August 2016
Mike and Jay discuss the Netflix series Stranger Things, the first and last TV series to ever be discussed on Half in the Bag.
20 September 2016
Mike and Jay are back at Mr. Plinkett's house, discussing to recent horror films: the rebootquel Blair Witch and Don't Breathe, a movie that isn't a sequel, reboot, or the first entry in a cinematic universe.
10 October 2016
Mike and Jay take a break from watching new release garbage movies to talk about the garbage movies that have already come out this year. Mike also makes cynical predictions about the 2017 box office.
7 November 2016
Jay and Mike talk about another new Marvel film. Marvel at their amazing conversation. There's even a cameo by Stan Lee.
17 November 2016
Mike and Jay talk about Shut In, a new release movie that everybody has already forgotten exists, and Arrival, an intelligent science fiction drama that was beaten at the box office by an animated children's movie based on those big haired troll dolls.
3 December 2016
Mike and Jay discuss a bunch of movies they've seen in 2016 that have the word "The" in the title.
Season 6, Episode 21: Rogue One19 December 2016
Mike and Jay are paid a visit by the City Inspector. They also talk about Disney's Star Wars Rogue One A Star Wars Story.
22 January 2017
Mike and Jay watch two recent movies only because their titles are somewhat similar.
5 March 2017
While prepping engagement photos for Jay and Mr. Plinkett, because that's a thing that's happening now, Mike and Jay decide to take a break to talk about two recent movies, Get Out and Logan.
27 March 2017
Mike and Jay talk about two wonderful new films while Jay prepares his vows for his gay wedding with a syphilitic elderly man who hasn't showered in 7 years and has disgusting genital warts on his decades old fecal encrusted taint.
6 May 2017
While Mr. Plinkett rehearses for an important "on air" audition, Mike and Jay discuss Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, the latest Marvel film from Marvel.
21 May 2017
Mike and Jay watch the new film from famed elderly filmmaker Ridley Scott.
4 June 2017
Mike and Jay discuss the latest DCEU film Wonder Woman, the most important movie about an Amazonian Princess with a magic lasso that's ever been made.
Season 7, Episode 7: The Mummy10 June 2017
Mike and Jay saw the Tom Cruise Mummy movie.
9 July 2017
Mike and Jay talk about the latest Edgar Wright movie Spider-man: Homecoming and the latest Marvel film Baby Driver.
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