In honor of the Oscars, this week the gang dives into the class warfare and holiday stylings of 1983’s Trading Places, the Academy Award-nominated comedy starring Dan Aykroyd and Eddie Murphy! In this episode, we cover class warfare, the 80s’ fascination with blackface and Jim Belushi, and Joe’s continued fascination with The Boss Baby!
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SHOW NOTES FOR THIS EPISODE:
- Trading Places is currently available on Netflix
- The Eddie Murphy Rule (via EconLife)
- Are The Hobbit Movies Just an Adaptation of Bilbo’s Book? (via Cracked)
- Common Sense Media’s rating on Trading Places
- KRANKOMETER: (0, 3)
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