Episode 56: Needs More Gun

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THIS WEEK: “Set Up!” This marks the start of Kamen Rider X (1974), featuring the “kaizorg” Keisuke Jin. It just so happens that this series is Sven and Van’s blindspot as far as showa goes, so this will be a journey for everyone. Join them as they fret over the darker turns the show takes; a dastardly crossover threatens the hosts where it hurts them the most; the GOD General Commander employs a ruthless real estate genius; the Shakespeare references get out of hand; and Van attempts a goof and botches both the takeoff and the landing in extraordinary fashion. You know what Kamen Rider really needed? More gun.

Content warning: Two episodes in this coverage contain depictions of suicide.
(Timestamp #1: 2:00:592:04:46 )
(Timestamp #2: 2:07:412:20:38 …basically all of ep7.)

In general, this coverage contains discussion of abusive family dynamics.

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