Dan has a weird obsession with a specific kind of romantic comedy in which best friends fall in love. Hear him analyze this specific set of tropes, and then dissect John Hughes’ example of the format, as Brian discovers Back to the Future parallels and embraces the almighty butt chin. Dan admires Watts and her ambiguous sexuality, while Brian stands up for Lea Thompson.
- Film closing song“Can’t Help Falling in Love” by Lick the Tins
- Brian’s favorite trailer: Indiana Jones on VHS
- Two books mentioned this episode:
RetroFuture Clean by Kevin MacLeod