From Under The Thumb Podcast


Episode 12 - Total ReSchmuck

This week Rob takes the family to see Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom at the iSense screen at the local Odeon Cinema and.. it's emotional, Tim watches the French Open Tennis as Rafa wins again and Rob gets rudely awoken by a bloody cat.

We bring news of a woman who is terrified of Spiders so calls for help and a man who makes a living selling dogs testicles.

Also The Proclaimers, Russia World Cup 2018, Urine, The He-Wee, Rob's wound and other stuff.

We have our Beat The Intro Quiz as per usual which Rob's wife has kindly put together and then we delve into our weekly movie review which this week is James Cameron's The Terminator.

The Terminator


Episode 11 - The Flamenco Shower

This week Tim's been to Scotland and goes to Loch Ness, he also gets a full frontal from 'No Pants Man' opposite; Rob's had to do the GDPR exam at work, much to his disgust and finally had the operation on his wrist.

We tell the story of not getting into the cinema to see 'Terminator 2' when we were kids, 80's cartoon 'The Raccoons' and it's raining liquid poo in Canada?!

Tim is the host of another fun filled 'Beat The Intro' music quiz and to finish, we bring you our review of 1982's Poltergeist by Tobe Hooper and Steven Spielberg.



Episode 10 - The Van That Rocked with Kevin Gootee

Join Rob and Tim as they crawl out from under the thumb again, this week we're joined by stand-up comic Kevin Gootee who talks about his Amazon Prime Video show 'Comics Watching Comics', we also bring you news of Clive who delivers his sperm from his van, MDMA parties, Tim milks a pig at a 5 year olds birthday party and Rob is ready for the Russia World Cup with his new wall chart.

Kevin Gootee

We have another massive Beat The Intro Quiz for you, provided by Rob's wife Andrea and then we review Tim Burton's Batman from 1989, starring Michael Keaton and Jack Nicholson.



Episode 9 - Afternoon Delight

This week Tim has been to see a Billy Idol tribute at the local social club and finds an old door in house whilst Rob tries to find the yoghurt thief in his family; we bring news of soft core porn on, an awkward note from a neighbour and Tim's brother has a mishap in a cafe during breakfast.

Join us for another round of our Beat The Intro quiz which has been donated by our good friend Henno again.

We also review the Spielberg masterpiece that is Jurassic Park whilst it celebrates it's 25th anniversary year.

Also, Gladiators UK, Zayn's new Bee Gee's single, Wagner follows us on Twitter and Eurovision 2018.

Jurassic Park


Episode 8 - Tarantula & Ting

This week Tim has nearly finished his building work and tells us of a guy who is frozen on Everest whilst Rob goes to the football and brings some refreshing Ting Light drinks to the show.

Rob has news of a stalker who has been keeping diaries, Exotic Tarantula Burgers at Bull City Burger & Brewery and a couple who parade around naked.. kind of.

Our big film review of the week which came first in our twitter poll is Blade from 1998 starring Wesley Snipes as a vampire killing machine and our listener Henno gifts us another Beat The Intro Quiz.

All of this as well as everything in between including Black Panther, True Horror on Channel4, Cobra Kai on YouTube Red and much more.



Episode 7 - The Soap Ghost

This week Rob and Tim creep out 'From Under The Thumb' to bring you ghostly tales, Tim has been renovating his house with his brother when things start to go bump in the night; Rob talks sleep walking and strange premonitions and Tim goes to the police station.

Our movie review, chosen by our listeners via a Twitter vote, is Luc Besson's 1997 Sci-Fi Action classic 'The Fifth Element' featuring a stellar cast whilst our listener Bobby Meek tries to get a cast member to listen to us live on Facebook.

Fifth Element

We have our weekly Beat The Intro quiz which has been brought to us this week by Mel Walker off've Canada, Rob has news of candy cock sweets, dodgy Mr. Men t-shirts and the infamous Penis Baba.


Episode 6 - The Carolina Reaper

This week Tim tells us of his Irish plasterer, Rob listens to Hysteria51 and is now curious about Ouija Boards; Rob's son has a birthday party and plays 'Floor is Lava' whilst his wife has a Burger King without him!!

We tell you of a man who eats a Carolina Reaper pepper, a guy in China who has an itch that he's just got to scratch and a gent who has the worlds first full penis and scrotum transplant.

We've got all the usual unscripted comedy chat as normal, play another round of our Beat The Intro Quiz and then we take a look at the 1987 vampire classic 'The Lost Boys' starring Keifer Sutherland.

The Lost Boys


Episode 5 - Something About Bitches with Rob Wade

Tim and Rob try to escape from under the thumb this week but Tim has to get his son to sleep in the first part so Rob nearly does a one man show with the help of our live listeners; we talk camping and sleepovers as well as Tims difficult week whilst Rob has nightmares and night sweats and talks Ant & Dec

We are pleased to welcome this weeks guest Rob Wade from Emotionally 14 and The Crazy Train Podcast, we discover that we're all big fans of Michael Jackson but which album is best, 'Thriller' or 'Bad'? What do we think of todays chart music and Bon Jovi finally get inducted into the Rock 'n' Roll Hall of Fame.  

This weeks 'Beat The Intro' quiz has been made by one of our amazing listeners 'Henno' and then we review Paul Verhoven's Robocop from 1987. 


Please excuse the technical difficulties we seemed to have this week, bloody microphones. 


Episode 4 - Education & Relief

It's that time of the week again where Rob and Tim climb out 'From Under The Thumb' once more to bring you unscripted chat about life.

We talk about the big Arnold Schwarzenegger story that broke and we take an in depth look at John Landis' 1981 horror classic 'An American Werewolf In London'.

How much does it cost to complete the new Panini World Cup 2018 Sticker Album? ..and we talk about sticker albums from the past; Rob has an unfortunate stress fracture in his jeans, Burger King gives us a tasty April Fools Day gift and we talk a little about The Greatest Showman and Ready Player One with no spoiler content.

At around the halfway point, get ready with your pens and paper as we have another Beat The Intro quiz for you!

American Werewolf In London


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Episode 3 - Hitler Cat with Marc Jeffrey

Join Tim and Rob as they discuss the events of the week with our podcasting friend and postman Marc Jeffery of 'The Marc Jeffrey Podcast Show'

We have exclusive Princess Diana news, a cat that looks like Hitler, a goldfish murder and we hear how people hand feed Get an update on Rob's throat, Tim's plastering his upstairs (not a euphemism) and has our guest Marc ever taken money out of Christmas and Birthday cards? Find out.

Our featured movie of the week is 'The Matrix' which still looks incredible to this day and we play another round of Beat The Intro with our live listeners and our special guest.


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