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Progressive Podcast Australia

Aug 15, 2022

On episode 279 Nick is joined by fellow super-fan Lottie to discuss the sketch comedy show I Think You Should Leave (Netflix). We discuss the politics of the show, focusing on Lefty politics in the fandom, gender and representation. We also cover some of our favourite sketches from Season 2, including Cant Drive (our biggest disagreement in our rankings), Brians Hat (Lotties favourite) and Gimme Dat (Nicks favourite).
Also covered on the episode is Season 1 versus Season 2 of ITYSL and the Andy Kaufman connection with ITYSL fans. For more on Kaufman check out the movie Man on the Moon and the documentary Jim & Andy: The Great Beyond (Netflix).
See below for our combined rankings of all of the season 2 sketches (ranked from our least favourite at the top, down to our combined favourite at the bottom). You can see our individual rankings on our blog:
21. Mars restaurant 21. Capital room 21. Tammy Craps 21. Triples are best 20. Little buff boys (2 parts) 19. Claires Ear-Piercings 18. Massive dumps 17. Cant drive 15. Calico cut pants 15. He can hit 14. Blues Brothers 13. Cant skip lunch (2 parts) 12. Big wave 10. Ghost tour 10. Tables 9. Karl Havoc 8. Coffin flop 5. Im not paying 5. Dan Flashes (2 parts) 5. Jamie Taco 4. Gimme dat 3. Detective Crashmore (2 parts) 2. Brians hat 1. Piece of shit
You can join in the Twitter thread where we debate the best sketches from season 1 and 2:
Clips: various clips from season 1 and 2 of ITYSL (Netflix), Details of text messages emerge in Mark McGowan-Clive Palmer defamation hearing (7NEWS).
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If you enjoy the music we play on our show, check out our Spotify playlist Progressive Podcast Australia Music and Comedy. Hopefully our music is in your Q-Zone!