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This episode has been commissioned by Cathleen, who told us we could do whatever we wanted, so obviously…it’s Spitfire time. We recap the 1995 straight-to-VHS spy-nastics classic, complete with commentary from special guest, movie star Kristie Phillips!
- Why Spencer thought we actually got sent porn for a second
- Dying of a suitcase?
- How this movie definitely doesn’t know the difference between Russia and Romania
- “Some girls hit back, asshole”
- Expert chalk bucket cocaine sabotage!
- “Five giants into a BRANDY.” Kristie discusses the epic accidental double Kovacs.
- THE LAUNCH CODES ARE ON THE AMERICAN GYMNASTICS TEAM
- A lengthy discussion of time travel and this bonkers competition schedule. It’s so stressful. You’re going to miss Worlds!
- Spying is loudly telling people exactly what you plan to do in public
- Things that appear by magic when needed: Grips and full repelling equipment
- Flying a plane directly to a gymnastics meet
- EVIL COMMUNIST HAND TOXINS
- And much more…
SPITFIRE: A GIF STORY
Peeling off is directly vertical
This hand cocaine will make her fall!
Inventive Tkatchev to giant
Five giants into a Brandy!
NCAA season: The Complete Series
Oh no, my hand toxins!
Whip whip quadruple back, you could never
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- Nadia: The Movie (Commissioned)
- The History of Olympic Trials Controversies (Commissioned)
- The History of Romanian Gymnastics (Commissioned)
- Carly Patterson’s Album Interpreted & Dave Tilley PT Gymnastics Myth Busters
- 365: 1988 Olympics Team Competition (Commissioned)
- 364: 80s Fight! (Commissioned)
- 281: Myths, Legends, and Unexpected Moments PART 2 (Commissioned)
- 279: A Diva Is Magical: The Svetlana Khorkina Episode (Commissioned)
- 258: The Fluff Cast (Commissioned)
- 252: Myths, Legends and Unexpected Moments in Gymnastics History (Commissioned)
- 228: Leotards (Commissioned)
- 225: 1992 Olympics Recap with Wendy Bruce (Commissioned)
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I have been trying to procure a digital copy of this cinematic triumph but have been unsuccessful. If anyone has any leads, I’d be forever grateful. Thanks!