Episode #382 – Wie is de Mol 2018 Episode 5 Recap

Try to solve the most beautiful wordsearch that you’ve ever seen, because we are back for our first season of new/old Wie is de Mol recaps! Over these nine weeks, two guys who can never be boiled down to a single characteristic – Logan & Michael – are looking back on the season with the biggest twist in Mole history – Wie is de Mol: Georgia (et al.), continuing with the fifth episode this week and elimination of Loes. As a special treat this week, we’re also joined by friend of the podcast and Mole encyclopedia – David Bindley!

In this episode, we give an Amazing Race Australia update (four months late), Logan reveals what social networks he uses, we try and avoid eulogising Emilio again, Bindles explains why building a house of cards is so difficult, Art gets changed, the limbo pole proves redundant, we question whether Olcay & Nikkie would get on, there’s a look at what fast food is available internationally, Olcay channels Borat, Logan learns about chicken kievs, Michael goes back to his suspect list and Bindles tries to coin a catchphrase.

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Episode #381 – Wie is de Mol 2018 Episode 4 Recap

Take a more selfish option, because we are back for our first season of new/old Wie is de Mol recaps! Over these nine weeks, two guys who are trying not to butcher too much Georgian – Logan & Michael – are looking back on the season with the biggest twist in Mole history – Wie is de Mol: Georgia (et al.), continuing with the fourth episode this week and elimination of Emilio.

In this episode, we somehow end up talking about Bella a bit more, Michael takes a trip to sartorial corner, we guess some hidden rules, there’s a theory on the episode order, someone gets a bit of character rehabilitation, Logan forgets to do his homework, we explain what Simone did wrong on the zipline and we take a look back at what the Mole did, as well as point out a sneaky subplot.

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Episode #380 – Wie is de Mol 2018 Episode 3 Recap

Gather around a warm fire in the Caucasus Mountains, because we are back for our first season of new/old Wie is de Mol recaps! Over these nine weeks, two guys who are trying to avoid being on a podcast talking about podcasts – Logan & Michael – are looking back on the season with the biggest twist in Mole history – Wie is de Mol: Georgia (et al.), continuing with the third episode this week and elimination of Bella.

In this episode, we already start the celebrations for Logan’s birthday next week, Michael has a huge compliment, Logan gets a quick driving lesson, Australian Ken gets a big surprise, Emilio wins no friends, there’s monetary snobbery, the third challenge gets a subtitle, we prove how successful the Mole has been so far, nobody plans for cold weather and we discuss what the Mole actually did this week.

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Episode #379 – Wie is de Mol 2018 Episode 2 Recap

Sit down for your breakfast interrogation, because we are back for our first season of new/old Wie is de Mol recaps! Over these nine weeks, two guys who are still resisting the urge to break out the formal turtlenecks – Logan & Michael – are looking back on the season with the biggest twist in Mole history – Wie is de Mol: Georgia (et al.), continuing with the second episode this week and (self-)elimination of Jean-Marc.

In this episode, we ignore Art’s preamble, something gets crossed off the Reality TV Warriors bingo card, someone gets a character rehabilitation, Ellie Lust offers her advice, Logan pre-empts a question, the podcast gets slightly dated due to our discomfort when we see people near each other, Michael tries to break the theatre challenge, our very own Jacob Marley appears, Olcay’s kryptonite is revealed and we discuss what the Mole actually did this episode.

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Episode #378 – Wie is de Mol 2018 Episode 1 Recap

Always know which city your friends are in, because we are back for our first season of new/old Wie is de Mol recaps! Over the next nine weeks, two guys who are podcasting whilst on a sneaky cigarette run – Logan & Michael – will be looking back on the season with the biggest twist in Mole history – Wie is de Mol: Georgia (et al.), beginning with the premiere episode this week and elimination of Ron.

In this episode, we go back to reveal why we never covered this season in the first place, Michael plays a round of Stump the TARstorian, Logan finds something in common with Jean-Marc, Art demands some collateral, we try and explain why Ron was brought back for Renaissance, there’s some clever trickery used to disguise our knowledge of the Mole and we take our first trip to Spoilerville as we talk about what the Mole actually did.

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Episode #377 – “Distruptive By Nature” – a De Mol Belgie Special Episode with Gilles de Coster!

Three years ago, we recorded one of our favourite episodes ever – a sit-down chat with Best Friend of the Podcast, Gilles de Coster! After a very generous invite to the finale of the Vietnam season and two years of pandemic-related cancellations, we felt it was time for a reunion of our own, so to finish up our De Mol Belgie: Germany coverage, we sat down with Gilles again for a very in-depth chat!

In this episode, we address the Papa Bear-shaped elephant in the room, we find out what would have happened if someone contracted COVID, there’s a light bit of sport chat, we wonder if it matters that you’re on the wrong Mole, Gilles explains why Belgie Lore was not broken this season, we find out whether we should feel bad for Martijn, Gilles explains how we can continue to be a supportive community, we find out how much Production were expecting Lennart to pay for an exemption, COVID causes Gilles to have missed out on the opportunity to try some challenges, we find out what rules were in place for Isidoor, Gilles explains why pasvragen & vrijstellingen cannot be saved, we find out where “Car-Pool Karaoke” came from, we wonder whether other Mole versions take themselves a bit too seriously, we get some Sven stories, Gilles reveals why Lennart didn’t bring a suit, some of the weirdest application videos ever are discussed, Michael gets some post-quiz advice, we take the opportunity to get a bit cheeky, there’s a definitive ruling on whether the final quiz rules will change and we look ahead to the rest of the year!

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Episode #376 – De Mol Belgie Germany Reunion Recap

Learn how to trash talk your birthday twin, as we are back for De Mol Belgie, and in the land of beer, lederhosen & bratwurst – Germany! Over these nine episodes, two guys with an incredibly high Mole Compatibility Score – Logan & Michael – have been trying to avoid Papa Bear’s dastardly tricks and traps, aiming to answer that one elusive question – who is the newest Mole in Germany?, concluding last week with unmasking of Lennart as the Mole, but this week we have the reunion and reveal of Martijn as the Alt-Mole to discuss!

In this episode, we try not to overpromise for next week, Michael spots something that – in any other year – they would have tricked us with, we take some time to discuss Kevin’s brilliant reactions, we try and work out whether the reunion made us love Lennart as a Mole more, there’s some dreadful trash-talking, the low pot is justified, a cuckoo clock proves emblematic of Production’s attitude to seasons, Logan wonders if it’s easier to be a younger Mole, we reveal what’s next and we look ahead to next week, with an exclusive clip from our chat with Gilles!

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