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Episode 24 Notes
- The previous films in the franchise are The Fast and the Furious (2001), 2 Fast 2 Furious (2003), The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift (2006), Fast & Furious (2009), Fast Five (2011), Fast & Furious 6 (2013)
- Michelle Rodriguez played Ana Lucia on Lost (2004–2010)
- CNN’s report of Paul Walker’s death: “‘Fast & Furious’ star Paul Walker killed in car crash”
- There have only been two posthumous competitive Oscar winners for acting: Peter Finch (1976, “Best Actor”, Network) and Heath Ledger (2008, “Best Supporting Actor”, The Dark Knight)
- From Wikipedia: “List of oldest and youngest Academy Award winners and nominees”
- Alan’s mother, Janis joined us for our review in: “Episode 21: Cinderella”. Listener, Cornfed Girl’s links have been added to that episode’s show notes.
- The David Sedaris story that Alan referenced is called “Front Row Center with Thaddeus Bristol”
- Arnold Drummond was (kind of) the name of Gary Coleman’s character on Diff’rent Strokes (1978–1986)
- Furious 7 directed by James Wan opens in the USA on April 3, 2015
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