Nic has several bizarre run-ins at an engagement party straight out of Keeping Up With The Kardashians. A man fails to turn up at work for six years and gets an award. The orca from Free Willy gets bullied, Darren does a surprising impression, and Nic debates the future of self-driving cars, and how that will impact him as a parent.
Darren stays up all night to watch the Oscars. Gareth pitches a less-than-stellar idea for an action movie. Nic has a Saturday from hell. "Ask Nic" returns, and the guys are disappointed to hear what the French have been getting up to in supermarkets.
Nic puts forward his theory on why clapping is a great way to survive in a dangerous situation. Gareth finally figures out why dinosaurs had no need for ID books. Darren reveals a surprising secret, and a parrot becomes the star witness in a murder case. Plus - the start of a new advice segment on the show, titled "Ask Nic".
Nic is horrified to learn of the latest beauty trend sweeping Thailand. Gareth explores the story of a British doctor (who may or may not be Banksy) under investigation for leaving a macabre calling card. The guys try to make sense of both sides of the recent H&M debacle, and a poor man's Magneto rears his head.
It's a brand new year, and the guys pick up right where they left off with a news story about a pair of newlyweds who have a rather indecent proposal for their would-be cameraman. Nic reveals how he tricks his children into eating fruit with the help of a stick and trips to Cape Point. Gareth gets confused by childrens' television shows, and the guys pull left-over Christmas crackers.
With Darren away on holiday, Nic and Gareth come up with a New Year's resolution or two for him. The guys also discover a questionable straight-to-video movie starring a young Matthew McConaughey, and read some Facebook messages from "fans". In this week's bizarre news, a teenage boy spends his mom's entire month's wages on a video game, and a drunk woman rides a horse on the highway.
The guys discuss the flat earth movement, and Nic goes on a rant about the pointlessness of the Miss Universe pageant.
Gareth finds a story about AI creating misogynistic T-shirts when left to its own devices. An ice-breaker brings a shocking revelation about Gandhi and step-dads. The podcast gets unexpectedly gatecrashed by Darren's inebriated flatmate, with interesting consequences.
Nic gets into an awkward office/toilet situation, and the guys discuss a man in Barcelona who seems a little too keen for his wife to divorce him so that he can marry the sex robot he's created. Gareth also has a fear of American toilets, and Darren proves to be a more than capable host.
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