A pre-show snack causes Joe to reminisce about the Christmas stocking stuffers when he and Robby were children. A name in the chat room leads Rob in inquire about a name change for Washington’s NFL team. Rob has several television recommendation for music lovers. A request from Erik whips Gramps into a frenzy. And Joe is stunned that he won’t admit that he may have forgotten some important details from a series of conversations with Robby. While on Summer vacation, Joe likes to indulge in a few fruity cocktails. Tawanda takes a shot a Rob on Instagram during the show. Rob talks about his busy 4th of July weekend; the most he’s left the house in months. Joe and Katie attempt to sedate their dog so the fireworks won’t frighten him. A professor/political columnist with a large Twitter footprint is either not very bright or simply trolling J-L.
Aired Live Monday July 6th at 6:45PM
Katie’s experience at the nail salon sparks Rob to pose a hypothetical, but Joe won’t exactly cooperate. Gramps is celebrated for Father’s Day, but not without some challenges. Joe’s oldest son is getting set-up with a young lady by someone in the family. This leads Rob to suggest an idea for their first date, and make an odd claim about his own dating history. Rob has a frightening incident with an audience member at the first live stand-up show in months. Possible co-hosts are considered to replace Joe while he’s away on vacation in August, but how that person will behave in his house unattended is a major factor. Rob declares his surprising pick for “best singer alive” and recommends a documentary about him.
Aired Live Monday June 22nd at 6:45PM
Upon reviewing last week’s show and the names in chat, Rob and Joe pick their favorite Prince albums. Robby explains why Gramps is not in chat and when he’s called for further explanation, Rob and Joe hear a surprising revelation that they were not expecting. Rob and Joe are both asked to be part of separate attempts to present ‘live’ comedy. Joe sets a new record and manages to alienate his new neighbors before they’ve even moved into the house. Rob lobbied to get his comedy album played on satellite radio and he compares notes with Joe who had a somewhat different experience with this platform. Joe defend J-L Cauvin against some recent criticism. A friend and fellow broadcaster is starting his own podcast, and Rob and Joe wonder if they’re interesting enough to be guests. Joe retells the story of his brush with the ‘voice of the Washington Redskins’. Rob and Joe review the latest binge-worthy television viewing and Robby’s thoughts on the new Bachelor.
Aired Live Monday June 15th at 6:30PM
When his 72 year old neighbor is referenced in the chat room, Joe recalls a recent occasion when she requested he play a song. Rob is turned on to a singer whose boyfriend is coincidentally in the news for just having lost his job. Rob, Joe and Robby pick their lineup for an all-time dream Saturday Night Live show. Katie recovers a repressed memory that leaves Joe feeling sick to his stomach. Joe’s habit of obsessively deleting emails gets him in hot water on his anniversary.
Aired Live Monday June 8th at 6:30PM
The show just completed its second ‘all-star’ Zoom call for Patreon subscribers. Robby’s new neighbors are being very loud right outside of his studio during the show. Joe was socializing with friends all Memorial Day weekend, and Rob wonders why he wasn’t invited to one party in particular. Die Laughing Productions has shows scheduled in June, so Rob and Joe discuss if and how those might take place. Rob and Joe are surprised by both the popularity and the interesting dynamic of the charity celebrity golf match played over the weekend. The quarantine might have a silver lining for Joe personally during the upcoming NFL season. With the sudden rise of the virtual comedy show, Rob and Joe have ideas about what works, what doesn’t and how they might be improved. And because of these shows, a new murder mystery idea has been floated. Joe has a few new “lists of fours” to ponder from his posts on Twitter this week.
Aired Live Monday May 25th at 7:00PM
Joe spends some time in Ocean City with friends and gets called out for improper social distancing. Rob makes progress on his government income assistance. His trust is betrayed when Joe allows Rob access to the studio while he and Katie are at the beach. Robby receives confirmation that the number one participant on Joe’s wish list has committed to the next SuperZoom. Joe is antagonizing people on Twitter and gets blocked by one fan. Joe brings to the show one hotly-debated poll he posted. Following the passing of the beloved actor Fred Willard, Joe reminisces about interviewing him in 2008. This leads to Rob revealing how he upset an actress during an interview and Joe telling some locker room gossip he was told by a now ex-Raven. Rob learned some inside showbiz and divorce details from his celebrity friend. A new film project from that comedian spawns a conversation about the most famous animated and comic strip animals. While Joe learns from a friend that cold showers are good for you, he declines to start the practice. Rob competes in another Kumite, this time for a corporate gig.
Aired Live Monday May 18th at 6:30PM
Joe is going to get serious about exercising, and he’d better since Katie is making a big sacrifice to give him space for the equipment in the house. This dovetails into a discussion about yard sales and how Joe once alienated neighbors over some junk he was selling. Katie is appalled, but she is seeing evidence of this type of behavior all the time, and talks about the most recent incident. Joe and Robby describe the problem all the Robinson men have with their ears. On Mother’s Day Gramps inches his way inside the six foot bubble, Joe shares with the in-laws a story already very familiar to the listeners and Rob hugs his mom. An appearance on one Zoom-based comedy gig landed Rob another. Restivo has yet another spurious business scheme. A wily hairdresser seizes the quarantine as her opportunity to finally get rid of Robby as a customer. Joe has a Zoom meeting with a future NFL hall-of-famer. This week’s picks on what to stream and what not to stream from Joe also has Robby’s endorsement.
Aired Live Monday May 11th at 6:30PM
Revisiting the house hunting story from the previous episode, Joe reveals how Katie learned of the ordeal and she then gives her thoughts on it. Rob relays a new story from Gramps which turns into a quiz about sex acts and their names. For Rob, competing in the Comedy Kumite over Zoom presents just another obstacle to total victory. Joe is troubled that Rob doesn’t know most of the songs on his recent “perfect” Twitter list. SPOILER ALERT! Joe describes the end of Rambo: Last Blood and why he loves it so much.
Aired Live Monday May 4th at 6:35PM