April 18, 2024

EP. 343 — Samurai Cop LIVE!

Keep it warm listeners! The HDTGM crew finally analyze one of the best bad movies ever made—the 1991 cult action classic Samurai Cop. LIVE from San Francisco they discuss all the gross kissing, the lion head prop, Alfonso the waiter, the ADR, Samurai Cop’s ever-changing wig, the bonkers flirting, all the mid-scene location changes, the real-life heist of a Rembrandt painting that sent the film’s star Mathew Karedas to prison, and SO MUCH MORE. To quote Jason, “The fact that this movie exists and we hadn’t done it yet means that there’s still work to do.” #LadyCopLatkes

 

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Transcript

Paul Scheer [00:00:01] Righteousness. Loyalty. Honor. Respect. Honesty. Courage. Consistency. These are the seven rules of the samurai. However, in this movie, they replace those rules with cooking, running, shooting, fucking, fighting, pony tail maintenance, and soft, soft kisses. We saw Samurai Cop, so you know what that means.   Music [00:00:38] [Intro Song]   Paul Scheer [00:01:25] Hello, people of San Francisco! And hello people of Earth! I am Tall John Scheer and welcome to How Did This Get Made. Today we are talking about the 1991 action drama classic Samurai Cop. A movie lost for many years and then discovered recently in a vault. We’ll get into that in a little bit. I won’t list the actors because it won’t make a difference. But they are all fucking great. What is this movie about? Well it’s simple. It’s about a cop from San Diego via Japan, which I have questions about. Who comes to get a gang who has one briefcase of cocaine. And then,

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