Episode #109 is the final part of our Christmas Spectacular 2023 and it‘s all about the time The Grinch wreaked havoc in Whoville. Scott and Tom talk about Jim Carrey’s strong performance, the film’s emotional message, hidden adult jokes, pacing issues, using source material and Taylor Momsen’s work as a child actor.  ...

Episode #108 of Talk and Beans is the eighth annual Christmas Special and Part One of our Christmas Spectacular 2023. Scott and Tom talk about viral Grinch videos, experiencing Home Alone with a live orchestra, international traditions, and light displays in London vs Essex. The boys also take part in a quiz where they learn about the origins of eggnog, ...

Episode #105 is the final part of our Christmas Spectacular 2022 and is all about one of the most strange and iconic films of the 1980s, Gremlins. Scott and Tom are joined by Justin and there’s talk about the film’s unique change of tone, it’s immoral cast of human characters, if Barney is the best ever dog actor, being shocked ...

Episode #104 of Talk and Beans is the seventh annual Christmas Special and Part One of our Christmas Spectacular 2022. Scott and Tom are joined this year by Justin to talk about European traditions, celebrating Christmas at the beach, Action Man memories, the trouble with getting a modern games console, experiencing a summer Christmas in Australia and Justin tells us ...

Episode #99 is the final part of our Christmas Spectacular 2021 and is all about one of the most popular festive films of the modern era. Scott and Tom talk about Buddy’s weird background story, Peter Dinklage’s performance, New York being synonymous with Christmas, the film’s use of special effects and thoughts on the films musical themes. Plus, why promotional ...

Episode #98 of Talk and Beans is the sixth annual Christmas Special and Part One of our Christmas Spectacular 2021. Scott and Tom are joined this year by Jamie to talk about memories of Scott’s childhood stories but from his perspective, experiences from last years Christmas in lockdown, awkward gift misunderstandings, fancy restaurants trying to cash in on the festive ...

Episode #78 of Talk and Beans is the Christmas Special and Part One of our Christmas Spectacular 2019. Scott and Tom are joined this year by Jack to talk about more remixed Christmas classics, wanting a Garage Christmas tune, what it’s like to celebrate a Birthday on Christmas Day, Jack’s weird non-Christmassy picks for favourite song/movie and we also discuss ...

Episode #40 of Talk and Beans is Part One of the Christmas Spectacular 2017. Scott and Tom bring you this years Christmas Special which includes a game of Celebrity Christmas cracker jokes, singing and dissecting a 90s winter classic, Tom is preparing for a Home Alone robbery attempt on his house and has a questionable decoration layout whilst Scott’s Pickled Onion ...

Episode #38 of Talk and Beans is Part Two of the Christmas Spectacular 2017. Scott and Tom are full of Bromantic Christmas cheer as they watch a modern Christmas Comedy that seems to have gone under the radar for most. The boys talk about the problems with going out late, Social media & modern tech in Movies, the importance of Christmas ...

Episode #14 is Part Two of the Talk and Beans Christmas Spectacular 2016. Scott and Tom are once again joined by Steve to introduce him to the first and most popular sequel in the franchise, Home Alone: Lost in New York. The boys discuss whether or not the film holds up to the original, the comedic pairing of Joe Pesci and Daniel Stern, as ...