12 Monkeys

December 12, 2020


A convict from the year 2035 is sent back to 1996, where he attempts to find the cause of a deadly virus that has ravaged his future world. With help from a beautiful psychiatrist, the time traveler tracks the germ’s invention to a mental patient who is the son of a prominent scientist.

Craig and guest co-host Tracy Mangum (@moviesmakeus on twitter) are joined by Elizabeth Rappe (@ElisabethRappe on twitter) to talk about pandemics, distrust of experts, old dogs and the movie “12 Monkeys” on this week’s Matinee Heroes.

This week’s episode is sponsored by Matinee Heroes presents CastOFF!

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Show Notes

  • 0:50

    Craig, Tracy and Elisabeth discuss egg nog, weight gain, miniature horses and dogs.

  • 13:20

    Craig, Tracy and Elisabeth discuss “12 Monkeys”

  • 47:18


  • 1:13:54

    Double Feature

  • 1:20:27

    Final Thoughts

  • 1:28:11

    A preview of next week’s episode “Time After Time”

Next week, Craig, Alan and guest Richard Jensen combine Sherlock and Jack the Ripper in “Time After Time”

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