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Pop Culture Happy Hour is a lively chat about books, movies, music, television, comics and pretty much anything else that strikes a nerve, all in a weekly roundtable from NPR. Features "Monkey See" blogger Linda Holmes and an occasionally rowdy cast of characters. Join the club at NPR.org/pchh.


Buddy Films and First Impressions

June 20th, 2014

Episode 366 of 627 episodes

This week on Pop Culture Happy Hour, NPR Monkey See's Linda Holmes, Stephen Thompson and Tanya Ballard Brown talk about buddy movies. From the new 22 Jump Street to classics like Lethal Weapon and the Odd Couple, they'll discuss the different buddy dynamics and if the buddy movie is a dying genre. Then they'll discuss first impressions: what lines, sounds, and scenes set the tone and outline what a television show, movie, or album are all about. All that plus What's Making Us Happy this week.

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