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The Deep-Dive History-Nerd WKRP in Cincinnati Watch-Along Podcast

Feb 28, 2018

In the final episode of HMOTD, Mike & Rob pay tribute to WKRP creator Hugh Wilson, ask "where are they now?", and look back on the TV series and the podcast as a whole. Thanks for listening, everyone.

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Feb 14, 2018

The first of our two podcast wrapup episodes is dedicated to you! The fans, followers, listeners, and especially guest hosts of Hold My Order, Terrible Dresser! In this super-sized penultimate episode, Rob and Mike talk with some of our past guest hosts and review some Listener Mail!

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Jan 31, 2018

Mike and Rob arrive at the final two episodes of WKRP in Cincinnati: "To Err is Human" and "Up and Down the Dial." 

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Jan 17, 2018

Rob and Mike are back! And they're traveling back in time to revisit the Pilot in "The Creation of Venus" and watching Les come to terms with his career in "The Impossible Dream."

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Oct 18, 2017

Mike and Rob discuss Cincinnati chili, Hawaiian pizza, the future of journalism, Battle of the Network Stars, and (in passing) "Fire" and "Dear Liar."

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Jan 25, 2017

Mike & Rob wrap up the third season of WKRP in Cincinnati with "Til Debt Do Us Part" and "Clean Up Radio Everywhere."

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Jan 11, 2017

Rob and Mike celebrate Arthur and Carmen's 25th anniversary by moving about in "A Simple Little Wedding" and examine the aftermath of a break-in at the station in "Nothing to Fear But..."

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Dec 28, 2016

Mike and Rob uncover Les Nessman's hidden past in "Secrets of Dayton Heights" and have a few drinks with Herb Tarlek in "Out To Lunch."

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Nov 30, 2016

Mike and Rob shake their booties on the disco dance floor with the return of fan-favorite guest host Jeff Wikstrom and WKRP's "Dr. Fever and Mr. Tide."

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Oct 5, 2016

"Weird-but-good" meets "weird-and-just-bad" as Mike & Rob revisit WKRP's "Hotel Oceanview" and walk "A Mile In My Shoes."

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Sep 28, 2016

Inspired by Peter Marshall and Johnny Olson's appearances in "Real Families," Rob, Mike, and Leah take a trip down memory lane with a look back at some obscure game shows from the '70s and '80s. (This is a special bonus minisode of material that didn't make it in to HMOTD 028: Nothing on the Tube is Real!)

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Sep 27, 2016

Rob, Mike, and guest host Leah Biel take a look at the "reality TV" shows that inspired the WKRP episode "Real Families" and the history of reality TV. (This is a special bonus minisode of material that didn't make it in to HMOTD 028: Nothing on the Tube is Real!)

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Sep 21, 2016

Rob and Mike are joined by very special guest and WKRP ultra-fan Leah Biel for two format-busting episodes of WKRP: "Real Families" and "The Baby."

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Sep 7, 2016

We're back! Season 3 of HMOTD begins with the WKRP episodes "The Airplane Show" and "Jennifer Moves," plus actors' strikes, hamster voices, suburban ghosts, and the busting of same.

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Mar 16, 2016

Rob and Mike get upwardly mobile with "Venus Rising" and end Season 2 of WKRP with a big group hug with "Most Improved Station."

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Mar 2, 2016

Mike & Rob peep through the one-way mirror of history to spy on WKRP's "Filthy Pictures." With special guest sexpert Sean Davidson!

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Feb 17, 2016

With the help of special guest Terry Maguire, Rob and Mike look at WKRP's episode about the Who concert disaster at Riverfront Coliseum in Cincinnati, "In Concert," and also get to know "The Doctor's Daughter."

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Feb 3, 2016

It's a Cold War pop culture bonanza as Mike & Rob look at "The Americanization of Ivan," and experience a fatal attraction (fatal for Les's walls, anyway) in the psychological thriller "Les's Groupie."

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Jan 20, 2016

Father, son, husband, wearer of polyester: such is the enigma of Herbert R. Tarlek, Jr. Rob & Mike go deep into Herb's psyche with the help of two WKRP episodes: "Herb's Dad" and "Put Up or Shut Up."

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Jan 6, 2016

Mike and Rob hear a voice from beyond, solve racism, and discuss technicolor poop, along with the WKRP in Cincinnati episodes "God Talks to Johnny" and "A Family Affair."

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Dec 23, 2015

Well, "Jennifer's Home for Christmas" and Rob and Mike are feeling festive; not even "Sparky" can dim the holiday joy! Fisher King bless us, every one!

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Dec 9, 2015

Mike & Rob talk Max Headroom, the ratings game, pork packing, and a surprising amount of Ira Glass, along with the WKRP episodes "Baby, If You've Ever Wondered" and "Bailey's Big Break."

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Nov 25, 2015

Rob & Mike experience the power of radio in "Mike Fright" and meet Carmen Carlson in "Patter of Little Feet."

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Nov 11, 2015

Mike & Rob discuss sheiks, hunks, and Star Wars, plus the WKRP in Cincinnati episodes "Jennifer Falls In Love" and "Carlson For President."

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Oct 28, 2015

Rob & Mike join the WKRP crew on the diamond for a game of "Baseball," and try to psychoanalyze Les Nessman in "Bad Risk."

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