Episode 92: Simon

Special Guest: Marshall Brickman

Alan Arkin stars as Simon (1980), a blowhard scientist who gets recruited by a brain trust that secretly runs the world. They convince him that he's an alien in order to see how the world will react.

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  1. I don't know if you guys are familiar with CinemaTreasures.org, but I visit the site fairly regularly because I like to read about the old theaters that I used to go to when I was a kid. They sometimes run old newspaper ads for the movies that were showing at one of the theaters, the other day I found this newspaper ad:


    Look at the middle of the page. When I first saw that a couple of weeks back I thought to myself, 'Why have I never heard of this movie?' Then, oddly enough, here you go, and run an episode on the very same film...

  2. That is great! I love that tag line, too.