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This week, Dan & Manny invite Chris & Leslie from the Measuring The Score podcast to put the Oscar-winning film, 🥊 Rocky to the ultimate test--THE NOSTALGIA TEST. Chris & Leslie teach Dan & Manny the difference between a musical score and a soundtrack, Manny yells & screams over everyone, and they talk about all the fun mistakes in the film that are now iconic Rocky moments.
And much more, including: ----more----
- Rocky IV: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack
- Measuring The Score Episode 2- Back to the Future
- The dog in 🥊Rocky was actually Stallone's dog, which he HAD TO SELL, then bought back after he sold the script for Rocky.
- Rocky's baggy robe was a props mistake and is now an iconic scene.
- Stallone improvises the "Does my house stink" monologue.
- This is Manny's origin story.
- Leslie schools us on the initial theme for 🥊Rocky and how Bill Conti used it in the film.
- Rocky's "I just wanna go the distance speech" was filmed in one take.
- Lords of Flatbush
- Talia Shire uses her flu in her portrayal of Adrian's shyness in the "date scene."
- How many times does Adrian tell Rocky "No?"
- Manny does a great Stallone impression.
- Leslie does an amazing Rambo impression.
- How iconic is this scene where Rocky walks home?
- Around 24 minutes into the podcast, Leslie schools us again on Bill Conti's compositional/musical choices for 🥊Rocky's theme song.
- What is with all the knives in Rocky's apartment?
- 🥊Rocky helped launch the sports movie training montage & the steady cam.
- Burt Young is amazing as Paulie.
- Give it up for Carl Weathers!
- Manny pitches a Making of 🥊Rocky biopic at 42 minutes.
- How does Rocky jog in Chuck Taylors?
- Dan shouts out his cousin Chris for playing basketball in Chuck Taylors, w/o socks!
- Leslie has a great PF Flyers story.
- Manny learns Stallone was in a porno.
- Burgess Meredith, need we say more?
- That Twilight Zone episode w/ Burgess Meredith: "Time Enough At Last"
- A Few Good Men stole from 🥊Rocky, and we can prove it HERE.
- Mr. T
- Staying Alive
- Frank Stallone
- Robert Redford as Rocky?
- Susan Sarandon as Adrian?
- TONY BURTON! Total badass
- Manny goes into an interview tangent right at the end of the episode.
This was recorded on May 3rd, 2021, on Zoom so there are some small sound discrepancies but don't worry, the content still rocks!
The intro and outro music ('Neon Attack 80s') is by Emanmusic.