Taking It Down 124: Stranger Things 4, The Challenge, Top Gun: Maverick, The Bear, and The Old Man

Taking It Down is the Alabama Take's pop culture discussion podcast. Be sure to use the timestamps for the segments.

In this week’s episode of Taking It Down, we discuss the entirety of Stranger Things 4 and how it’s better than the previous season (4:01). Then after a break, we talk about the The Challenge: All Stars most recent season now that it’s wrapped and why it was fine (30:05). Donovan catches up on some movies and discusses the summer flavor of Top Gun: Maverick (37:12). Adam believes in The Bear on FX/Hulu (42:22) and Blaine briefly tries to sell the gang on another FX/Hulu show, The Old Man (49:38).

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2 comments on “Taking It Down 124: Stranger Things 4, The Challenge, Top Gun: Maverick, The Bear, and The Old Man

  1. 87 Jetta

    No spoilers here (or not much of one), but knowing that Stranger Things was definitely going to kill off at least one of the good guys, I was relieved that it wasn’t Murray. Some viewers dislike the character, but I think he’s one of the more entertaining ones. I really thought that he would end up being Season 4’s Bob.

    Have enjoyed The Old Man so far. My only criticism after watching the first four episodes is that it has a tendency to drag at times.

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    • I’ve grown to like Murray a lot more. He was well used this season. And I love that bit of drag in The Old Man. It’s relaxing to me.


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