The Gardner (In the Style of a Liam Neeson Thriller Like Taken, The Commuter, and Many Others)
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In a world…where some people will go to any lengths to get prized magnolia wood, one man will be forced to return to a life of violence to rescue the only thing he has left in the world that he cares about.


This episode features the improv games Trailer: Trailer in a minute, Last Letter First Letter, Pardon, Best of Times Worst of Times, and Cutting Room.

About This Episode


In this episode, we pay homage to Liam Neeson, who has become a genre unto himself. It all started with Taken, so that is the one that this mostly homages, but there are many Liam Neeson action movies out these days. There are also strong John Wick elements in this episode…





Taken on Wikipedia:

Liam Neeson Action Movies on

Seth MacFarlane as Kermit the Frog doing the Taken monolog (at the 5:40 or so mark):

Time Codes

Segment 1 - Discussion the Genre Tropes: 07:15

Segment 2 - Creating the Movie Outline: 15:09

Segment 3 - Picking the Improv Comedy Games: 19:03

Start of show: 23:08

Improv Game - Trailer in a minute: 25:08

Improv Game - Last Letter First Letter: 27:42

Improv Game - Pardon: 33:35

Improv Game - Best of Times Worst of Times: 42:18

Improv Game - Cutting Room: 49:14

End of show, into announcements: 1:04:43

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