James Bond in 2015

The Season 1 finale! Revisit 2015, when the most recent Bond film came out on the tails of a series of revelatory spy films - and world events - that argued for 007's irrelevance.

This episode:

  • How the NSA shows up in mainstream entertainment

  • So many Bond themes

  • Melissa McCarthy showing the men (mostly Statham) how it’s done

  • Kingsman’s scathing class critique

  • Ilya Kuryakin and the demonized other

  • Bridge of Spies and the reality of spy craft

  • The wonders of Ilsa Faust

  • The murky waters of Sicario

  • A cameo appearance from HERCULES MULLIGAN!