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The Ferals Podcast

Violence. Substance abuse. Cheating to win. Welcome to Australian kids television in the 90s! Join Monkey Boy, Swinny & Mike for The Ferals Podcast – an in-depth look at the Australian cult-classic children’s TV show The Ferals. Aired between ’94 and ‘95 on the Australian Broadcasting Network (ABC), the show has since fallen into obscurity – and it’s up to us to bring it back out of the mothballs, dammit! Listen in utter amazement as we breakdown the exploits of Rattus P. Rattus, Modigliana, Derrin and Mixy as they plot against their evil landlord Joe King, with the aid of their student friends Robbie and Leonard. Oh, there’s also Keith the Koala. He’s awesome. So prepare yourself for a headfirst, one-way trip into the bizarre, violent – and at times, frankly disturbing world of The Ferals!
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Dec 28, 2015

This is it - dear listeners. The final countdown! It's been a long, hard road, but we're finally up to the last ever episode of The Ferals - Fossil Fools.

While we still have our final wrap-up episode and Season 2 highlights package on the way, I feel it's only fitting that we step back and take a moment to bask in the glory of our accomplishment.

Over 37 hours of talking bullshit about a 90s Aussie kids puppet show.

Damn. That's a lot of bullshit.

In the finale - Episode S02E15 - all hell breaks loose. The gang open up a dodgy dinosaur park, Mixy has crap thrown at her face, Derryn gets a prick in the ass and everything is literally CRUSHED, KILLED and DESTROYED by the show's climax.

What a way to go out. Bravo! *clap.gif*

Join Monkey Boy, Swinny, and Mike as they delve into the bizarre, violent – and at times, frankly disturbing world of Australian children's TV show, The Ferals!

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Ratings

  • Monkey Boy: 10/10
  • Swinny: 10/10
  • Mike: 10/10

 

Dec 21, 2015

It took 29 episodes, but it's finally come down to this, dear listeners.

I'm quitting The Ferals Podcast. I know there's only one episode left to review - but I just can't take it anymore. The pressure to perform at an elite level; to put on an entertaining show, week in, week out - it's too much for me to handle. So, I'm sorry Monkey Boy & Mike - Swinny Costello is hitting the road. Going it alone. Like Jane Eyre - I've got to turn my back on something I truly love in order to continue my journey of self-discovery and Independence.

So please join me next week - where I kick off the very first episode of my new solo episodic analysis show - The Hogan's Heroes Podcast.

'I see NOTHING! I know NOTHING!' It's gonna be so awesome.

Episode S02E14 of The Ferals features Joe joining the army, Keith & Kylie declaring gang warfare, Lenny having a SNIF and Mixy being horrifically tortured by the enemy. Just like Guantanamo Bay - but with more puppets!

Listen as Monkey Boy, Swinny & Mike delve into the bizarre, violent – and at times, frankly disturbing world of Australian children's TV show, The Ferals!

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Ratings

  • Monkey Boy: 5/10
  • Swinny: 10/10
  • Mike: 8/10
Dec 14, 2015

Back in the episode summary for S02E05 - I predicted that Lenny would be the character most likely to snap and kill everyone on the show. But now I see I was truly misguided - my imagination led astray and lulled into a false sense of security by a character whose early intentions seemed good, nice...

Innocent.

However... imagination, of course, can open any door - turn the key and let terror walk right in.

Robbie - you tricked me. And as I lie here dying - writhing in a puddle of my own blood after being bludgeoned by your electric guitar, all I can do is look up to the stars and scream your name. CURSE YOU, ROBBIE THE RIPPER!!

In Episode S02E13, Mixy is on the hunt for evidence of a homicide! Watch (or listen) in suspense as she struggles for proof that Robbie is beginning to murder her close friends in cold blood - and the Ferals are next.

Join Monkey Boy, Swinny, and Mike as they delve into the bizarre, violent – and at times, frankly disturbing world of Australian children’s TV show, The Ferals!

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Check out our website on: [www.feralspodcast.com

Tweet to us at: @feralspodcast

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Ratings

  • Monkey Boy: 5/10
  • Swinny: 4/10
  • Mike: 7/10

 

Dec 7, 2015

Ahhh... weddings. Everybody loves weddings. Or at least the guests sculling all the free alcohol do. So with that in mind, there's no better time to talk about another relevant subject that is very important, my friends.

Laser Tag.

For far too long, the dangers of Laser Tag have been concealed to the general public. But I'm here to uncover the truth and lay this barbaric excuse for a sport out for all to see! A few weeks ago, I witnessed - first hand - the horrors and terrible repercussions of this dreadful pastime. Psychotic breakdowns, ear drum-piercing screams, fits of involuntary rave dancing, career-ending cramps - and crippling broken backs.

No sport is worth a trip to the Emergency Ward.

Laser Tag - don't do it.

Episode S02E12 features a wedding; Joe's getting hitched, Lenny is the best man and Keith is the marriage celebrant. It's a joyous and gummy-filled time for all!

Listen as Monkey Boy, Swinny & Mike delve into the bizarre, violent – and at times, frankly disturbing world of Australian children's TV show, The Ferals!

Tweet, Like or Email us!

Check out our website on: www.feralspodcast.com

Tweet to us at: @feralspodcast

Like us on: www.facebook.com/feralspodcast

Ratings

  • Monkey Boy: 7/10
  • Swinny: 9/10
  • Mike: 9/10

 

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