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The Movie Defenders

The Movie Defenders podcast is a show dedicated to talking about the best things about the films you love, not tear everything down.

Apr 19, 2020

It's time to laugh! Life is wayyy too serious right now so The Movie Defenders podcast is heading in the way back machine to talk about, and play a lot of scenes from, one of the funniest films of all time: Ferris Bueller's Day off! But before we relive the magic of John Hughes, we talk about new details about Zack Snyder's cut of Justice League that have recently emerged. Then we talk about our top 5 favorite quotes from 80's comedies (narrowing it down was impossible!) before we talk about John Hughes and his legacy, including what his films mean to us who grew up with them. Then we walk through all of Ferris Bueller's Day off in all its splendor and play our favorite moments and talk about not only the comedy, but the heart that the film has. So get ready to bust your girlfriend out of school, change your answering machine greetings to cover, and prepare to twist and shout on this episode of The Movie Defenders podcast!

  • 00:00:00 Introduction and Announcements
  • 00:23:41 New Snyder Cut Justice League Details
  • 00:41:28 Top 5 Lines From 80s Comedies
  • 00:59:17 The Legacy of John Hughes
  • 01:15:28 Ferris Bueller's Day Off Discussion Starts
  • 01:19:03 The Opening of the Movie
  • 01:32:44 Meet Cameron
  • 01:42:28 Rooney and Grace
  • 01:48:38 Cameron in His Car
  • 02:07:01 Abe Froman
  • 02:09:25 Cameron's Monologue
  • 02:22:07 Twist and Shout
  • 02:28:49 Jeanie Comes Home and Calls the Cops
  • 02:37:54 Ferris Talks About Cameron and Sloane
  • 02:41:29 Jeanie in Police Station
  • 02:57:43 Ferris and Sloane Kiss
  • 03:00:48 Jeanie Saves the Day
  • 03:07:44 The End

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