Episode 36 – Thor’s Journey to Utgard part 1
Things we talk about in this episode:
'Ancient Whispers I' by P C III, licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution Licence.
'Round II - The Ancients' by Learning Music, licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution Licence
Background fire ambience by inchadney from freesound.org
“George, don’t do that.” from the wonderful Joyce Grenfell: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZXhHFgDRNBQ
“Stand back! I’m making toast!” The epic toast making scene from Invader Zim - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0Ntiphuey8g
The Odd Couple (1968) https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Odd_Couple_(film)
Stadler and Waldorf – from The Muppets – the two elderly gentlemen known for their cantankerous opinions. If you want to see them in action, head here for a compilation: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X6I_dKUYyI4
“We could do ‘get help!’” from Thor Ragnarok (2017) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CpZakOJlRoY
Thors Journey to Utgard – other versions that you can have an explore around:
Tolkien’s Middle Earth http://tolkiengateway.net/wiki/Middle-earth
“Meow Meow” What Darcy, Jane Fosters sister called Mjolnir in Thor (2011), and Thor: The Dark World (2013)
“Did you have PPI missold?” https://www.which.co.uk/consumer-rights/advice/i-think-ive-been-mis-sold-ppi-what-should-i-do
“The first rule of Goat Club...” paraphrased from Fight Club (1999)
Forty days and forty nights – a biblical metaphor for a long time.
“Frodo leaves the shire, arrives at Mordor, drops the ring in – job done.” - The short, short version of JRR Tolkien’s Lord of the Rings.
Peter Dinklages dwarf-giant in Avengers: Infinity War (2018) (spoilers in the link) http://www.digitalspy.com/movies/the-avengers/feature/a855259/avengers-infinity-war-peter-dinklage-eitri/
Seven League Boots – see also Ten League Boots – common in fairy tales, such as this one originally written in french: http://www.tenleagueboots.com/company/little-thumb/index.html
Langoliers – TV mini series 1995 https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0112040/
Gordian Knot - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gordian_Knot
“Everything’s fine, la, la, la, just getting a bucket.” Calvin and Hobbes comic strip 12th August 1988.
Thing One and Thing Two – Dr Seuss, The Cat in the Hat: http://seuss.wikia.com/wiki/Thing_One_and_Thing_Two
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