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Aug 1, 2021

The Legends Of S.H.I.E.L.D. Consultant Chris and show Producer Director SP discuss the Hulu series Marvel’s M.O.D.O.K. Season 1. The Agents debrief you on National Chicken Wing Day, how Chris interview MODOK Showrunner Jordan Blum on his Play Comics podcast, how MODOK is a modern Amercian family dad, all the heart in the series, the fantastic voice acting talent in the series, Marvel’s generous allowance of character use in the series and the creation of the Marvel-1226 Universe for MODOK, The Offenders that weren’t including Hit-Man, Tigra & Dazzler and Howard the Duck, the stop motion animation by Stoopid Buddy Studios, MODOK’s family character journeys, all the other season-long fun character arcs, the balance MODOK plays between loving his family and loving taking over the world, the excellent series writing and dialogue, and some background into HEXUS the Living Corporation Stay tuned after the credits for a few minutes of Legends Of S.H.I.E.L.D. bonus audio.

THIS TIME ON LEGENDS OF S.H.I.E.L.D.:

Discuss all of The Punisher Season 2 in one episode
Weekly Marvel News
Including Scarlett Johansson Suing Disney
And The Hawkeye Disney+ series Premiere Date

MARVEL’S M.O.D.O.K. SEASON 1 [6:48]

All of Marvel’s M.O.D.O.K. season 1 premiered on Hulu May 21st, 2021

MODOK Showrunner: Jordan Blum
https://www.imdb.com/name/nm1637751/?ref_=ttfc_fc_wr1#producer
2 Production Credits starting in 2014
118 Episodes of American Dad! (2014-2020)
10 Episodes of Marvel’s M.O.D.O.K. (2021)

Play Comics Interview With Jordan Blum:
M.O.D.O.K. Head Games with Jordan Blum
https://playcomics.com/modok-head-games-with-jordan-blum/

Cast:

Patton Oswalt                 ...         M.O.D.O.K.10 episodes, 2021 
Aimee Garcia                 ...         Jodie Tarleton 9 episodes, 2021 
Ben Schwartz                 ...         Lou Tarleton 9 episodes, 2021 
(Parks & Rec / Space Force)
Jon Daly                                    ...         Super-Adaptoid 9 episodes, 2021 
Melissa Fumero              ...         Melissa Tarleton 8 episodes, 2021 
Sam Richardson             ...         Gary 7 episodes, 2021 
Wendi McLendon-Covey  ...         Monica Rappaccini 6 episodes, 2021 
The Goldbergs
Beck Bennett                             ...         Austin Van Der Sleet / ...6 episodes, 2021 
Trevor Devall                             …          4 episodes, 2021 
Jon Hamm                                 ...         Iron Man / ...4 episodes, 2021
(Legion - Narrator, Mad Men) 
Jordan Blum                              ...         3 episodes, 2021 
Jonathan Kite                 ...         3 episodes, 2021 
(2 Broke Girls)
Zara Mizrahi                              ...         Carmilla Rappaccini 3 episodes, 2021 
Nathan Fillion                 ...         Simon Williams / … 2 episodes, 2021 
(Firefly, Venture Bros, Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog)
Bill Hader                                  ...         Angar the Screamer / … 2 episodes, 2021 
Alan Tudyk                                ...         Arcade 2 episodes, 2021 
(Firefly, Rogue One)
John DiMaggio                ...         A.I.M. agent / … 2 episodes, 2021 
Lennon Parham              ...         Doris / … 2 episodes, 2021 
Kevin Michael Richardson            ...         David Cannon / … 2 episodes, 2021 
Meredith Salenger                      ...         Brandi / ...2 episodes, 2021 
Dustin Ybarra                 ...         Antonio Rodriguez / ...2 episodes, 2021 
Cullen Crawford             ...         1 episode, 2021 
Brooke Dillman              ...         1 episode, 2021 
Whoopi Goldberg                        ...         Marian Pouncy / ...1 episode, 2021 
(Sister Act, Star Trek TNG)
Brian Posehn                 ...         General Dagger 1 episode, 2021 
Jonathan Van Ness                     ...         Jon-Jon 1 episode, 2021 
Chris Parnell                              ...         Alvin Healy / ...1 episode, 2021 
(Archer)
Eddie Pepitone               ...         Bruno Horgan / ...1 episode, 2021

S1E1 “If This Be... M.O.D.O.K.!”

Directed By: Alex Kamer
https://www.imdb.com/name/nm1435971/?ref_=tt_cl_dr_1
12 Directing credits starting in 2003
1 x Buddy Thunderstruck (2017)
1 x Robot Chicken (2018)
14 Episodes of SuperMansion (2015-2019)
All 10 Episodes of Marvel’s M.O.D.O.K. (2021)

Directed By: Eric Towner
https://www.imdb.com/name/nm1435971/?ref_=tt_cl_dr_1
6 Directing credits starting in 2003
12 x Buddy Thunderstruck (2017)
All 10 Episodes of Marvel’s M.O.D.O.K. (2021)

Written By: Jordan Blum
https://www.imdb.com/name/nm1637751/?ref_=ttfc_fc_wr3#writer
8 Writing credits starting 2005
1 x Community (2014)
25 x American Dad! (2011-2019)
2 x Marvel’s M.O.D.O.K. (2021)

Written By: Patton Oswalt
https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0652663/?ref_=ttfc_fc_wr4#writer
26 Writing credits starting 1994
41 x MADtv (1995-1997)
2 x Marvel’s M.O.D.O.K. (2021)

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S1E2 “The M.O.D.O.K. That Time Forgot!” 

Written By: Geoff Barbanell
https://www.imdb.com/name/nm5001659/?ref_=ttfc_fc_wr5#writer
5 Writing credits starting 2012
2 x Marvel’s M.O.D.O.K. (2021)

Written By: Itai Grunfeld
https://www.imdb.com/name/nm4169291/?ref_=ttfc_fc_wr6#writer
4 Writing credits starting 2010
2 x Marvel’s M.O.D.O.K. (2021)

*****

S1E3 “Beware What from Portal Comes!” 

Written By: Brett Cawley
https://www.imdb.com/name/nm5657347/?ref_=ttfc_fc_wr5#writer
2 Writing credits starting 2013
35 x American Dad! (2013-2021)
2 x Marvel’s M.O.D.O.K. (2021)

Written By: Robert Maitia
https://www.imdb.com/name/nm1297380/?ref_=ttfc_fc_wr6#writer
2 Writing credits starting 2013
35 x American Dad! (2013-2021)
2 x Marvel’s M.O.D.O.K. (2021)

*****

S1E4 “If Saturday Be... for the Boys!” 

Written By: Patton Oswalt
https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0652663/?ref_=ttfc_fc_wr4#writer
26 Writing credits starting 1994
41 x MADtv (1995-1997)
2 x Marvel’s M.O.D.O.K. (2021)

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S1E5 “If Bureaucracy Be... Thy Death!” 

Written By: Cullen Crawford
https://www.imdb.com/name/nm5907732/?ref_=ttfc_fc_wr5#writer
7 Writing credits starting 2013
229 x The Late Show with Stephen Colbert (2015-2028)
1 x Marvel’s M.O.D.O.K. (2021)

*******

S1E6 “Tales from the Great Bar Mitzvah War!” 

Written By: Lauren Otero
https://www.imdb.com/name/nm4215202/?ref_=ttfc_fc_wr5#writer
9 Writing credits starting 2011
4 x Girl Meets World (2014-2015)
1 x Marvel’s M.O.D.O.K. (2021)

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S1E7 “This Man... This Makeover!”

Written By: Yolanda Carney
https://www.imdb.com/name/nm8456023/?ref_=ttfc_fc_wr5#writer
4 Writing credits starting 2017
1 x Marvel’s M.O.D.O.K. (2021)

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S1E8 “O, Were Blood Thicker Than Robot Juice!” 

Written By: Brett Cawley
https://www.imdb.com/name/nm5657347/?ref_=ttfc_fc_wr5#writer
2 Writing credits starting 2013
35 x American Dad! (2013-2021)
2 x Marvel’s M.O.D.O.K. (2021)

Written By: Robert Maitia
https://www.imdb.com/name/nm1297380/?ref_=ttfc_fc_wr6#writer
2 Writing credits starting 2013
35 x American Dad! (2013-2021)
2 x Marvel’s M.O.D.O.K. (2021)

*****

S1E9 “What Menace Doth the Mailman Deliver!” 

Written By: Geoff Barbanell
https://www.imdb.com/name/nm5001659/?ref_=ttfc_fc_wr5#writer
5 Writing credits starting 2012
2 x Marvel’s M.O.D.O.K. (2021)

Written By: Itai Grunfeld
https://www.imdb.com/name/nm4169291/?ref_=ttfc_fc_wr6#writer
4 Writing credits starting 2010
2 x Marvel’s M.O.D.O.K. (2021)

*****

S1E10 “Days of Future M.O.D.O.K.s!” 

Written By: Jordan Blum
https://www.imdb.com/name/nm1637751/?ref_=ttfc_fc_wr3#writer
8 Writing credits starting 2005
1 x Community (2014)
25 x American Dad! (2011-2019)
2 x Marvel’s M.O.D.O.K. (2021)

Written By: Patton Oswalt
https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0652663/?ref_=ttfc_fc_wr4#writer
26 Writing credits starting 1994
41 x MADtv (1995-1997)
2 x Marvel’s M.O.D.O.K. (2021)

Series Development Notes:

Marvel’s M.O.D.O.K. was originally planned as part of a new TV universe Earth-1226 produced by Marvel Television
Announced by Hulu on February, 2019 as part of The Offenders
Earth-1226 was given the name by MO.D.O.K. Showrunner Jordan Blum in honor of his son’s birthday
Other series in Earth-1226 were originally planned
Hit-Monkey (Still in production)
Written and executive produced by Will Speck and Josh Gordon
Tigra and Dazzler
Written and executive produced by Erica Rivinoja and Chelsea Handler.
December 2019 Rivinoja and entire writing staff fired due to creative differences
Howard The Duck
written and executive produced by Kevin Smith and Dave Willis
In December 2019 Marvel Television was officially folded into Marvel Studios
In January 2020 Tigra and Dazzler and Howard The Duck were cancelled
The Offenders crossover was also cancelled
Hit Monkey moved ahead as its own stand alone series

Animation:

Marvel’s M.O.D.O.K. is produced using stop-motion animation 
Animation was by Stoopid Buddy Stoodios
Founded by
Seth Green
Matthew Senreich
John Harvatine IV
Eric Towner
Also animated:
Robot Chicken
Buddy Thunderstruck
10 Other Television projects
9 Web series
10 Special Projects
Robot Chicken: Star Wars
Robot Chicken: Star Wars Episode II
Robot Chicken: Star Wars Episode III
Robot Chicken DC Comics Special
Robot Chicken DC Comics Special 2: Villains in Paradise
Robot Chicken DC Comics Special III: Magical Friendship
4 Other Special Projects
2 Feature Films
8 Other Various Projects

NEWS [43:54]

MCU – Marvel Studios

Scarlett Johansson Sues Disney Over Black Widow Contract Breach [Update]
https://www.ign.com/articles/scarlett-johansson-sues-disney-black-widow-contract-premier-access

DISNEY+

https://tvline.com/2021/07/29/hawkeye-premiere-date-disney-plus/
Hawkeye: Wednesday November 24th


OUTRO [53:14]

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