It’s our 75th episode and that means it’s time for another look at another movie about the Vietnam War. This time around, I’m joined by fellow TTF podcaster Luke Jaconetti (Earth Destruction Directive) to talk about the 1982 Sylvester Stallone movie First Blood as well as its 1985 sequel, Rambo: First Blood Part II. We talk about each movie’s plot and characters as well as the novel First Blood by David Morell, and then talk about the pop culture phenomenon that was Rambo in the mid-1980s.
CONTENT WARNING: THIS EPISODE CONTAINS EXPLICIT LANGUAGE.
You can download the episode via iTunes or listen directly at the Two True Freaks website
In Country Episode 75 direct link
Here are some extras for you (as featured in the episode):
The trailer for First Blood …
Rambo’s speech at the end of First Blood …
The trailer for Rambo: First Blood Part II …
The opening to Rambo: The Force of Freedom
A Rambo toy commercial: