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My Favorite Episode with Michael Schneider

Jul 29, 2019

"Better Call Saul" star Bob Odenkirk marvels these days at how good television has become, and he puts recent sitcoms like Hulu's "Pen15" right along some of his all-time favorites, such as the British "The Office" and another britcom, "The Royle Family." On this edition of the podcast, we talk to Bob Odenkirk about...


Jul 22, 2019

"Drunk History" creator and host Derek Waters is a child of the 1980s, and was an obsessive TV fan growing up. Among his favorite TV series was the groundbreaking half-hour "The Wonder Years." Waters' pick is the pilot episode of "The Wonder Years," which first aired after the Super Bowl in 1988 and went on to win...


Jul 15, 2019

Hugh Grant has become good friends over the years with John Cleese. But long before he ever met the British comedy icon, Grant was a fan from the very beginning of Cleese's legendary 1970s comedy "Fawlty Towers." On this edition of the podcast, we talk to Hugh Grant about his love of "Fawlty Towers," how he's...


Jul 8, 2019

Patty Jenkins has become a celebrated director for films such as "Monster" and "Wonder Woman," as well as her recent TV limited series "I Am the Night." But she's also a huge comedy fan. Jenkins' pick for favorite episode is "Summer Holiday," the 1984 series finale of "The Young Ones," a surrealistic British sitcom...


Jul 1, 2019

Niecy Nash first hit it big as a comedic actress on shows like "Reno 911." But the short-lived HBO series "Getting On," which mixed comedy with plenty of drama, gave Nash a chance to show off another side of her acting skills. Based on a British series of the same name, "Getting On" earned Nash two Emmy nominations...