IN THIS WEEK’S EPISODE
This week on Douglas Family Gold (S1 E5), Jessica, Spencer and Spanny recap the episode and discuss:
- The episode extra where Coach Christian is seen and heard!
- Recap (5:00)
- Gymnastics fact checking machine went into overdrive during the competition scenes
- We ignore that it’s mathematically impossible for Gabby to beat Simone.
- The definition of what constitutes success for Gabby changes 7 million times.
- Did Natalie fulfill her vision to show ,”What it takes to ….what goes on behind the scenes to support an elite athlete, and, for me as a mom, to support my other children at the same time.” (31:47)
- We examine which of our deepest fears and greatest hopes from the preview podcast came true. (36:00)
- What do the Dougies need to do to make this a hit show next season? (46:00)
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- Fab E. Fierce
- Betty Okaynow
- Geralen Packs Heat-in
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- 160: PG Championships Women’s Prelims Recap
- 143: The Return of Gabby Douglas
- Episode 129: Why Gabby Left Chow (or Chow left Gabby?) & Glasgow World Cup
- 191: Jesolo, Stuttgart and NCAA Conference Championships
- 104: Gabby Douglas Missing In Action & USA Championships
- 176: Worlds Wrap-Up Show
- 175: Event Finals Day 2 Recap from 2015 World Championships
- 174: Live Show – Event Finals Day 1 and MAG All-Around Recap from 2015 World Championships
- 173: Women’s All-Around Finals Recap from 2015 World Championships
- 172: Men’s Team Finals Recap from 2015 World Championships
- 171: Women’s Team Finals Recap from 2015 World Championships
- 170: Women’s Qualifying Recap from 2015 World Championships
- 169: Glasgow Worlds Preview Show
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Now that DFG is over, you guys should cover Gold Medal Families on Lifetime. Aly Raisman is on it along with a rhythmic gymnast, 2 divers, a swimmer, and a boxer all of whom are pretty likable. Its more docu-series ish than reality show and is focused more on the sports than the superficial drama.