Episode #460 – Wie is de Mol 2023 Episode 3 Recap

Spend twenty minutes with an A4 page, because a new decade of WIDM podcasts begins with Wie is de Mol 2023 – and the return of fan favourite location, South Africa! Over these ten weeks, two guys who would never make it platypus – Michael & Bindles – are recapping and breaking down everything that happens on the show’s return to the Rainbow Nation, continuing with the third episode and elimination of Sander!

In this episode – we wonder where Logan is and what he’s got up to, no delight is taken in the execution result, there’s an update on the Dogson, we wonder what is up with the poker face references, there may finally be a Mole quote, the editors play with the fuck bond, Mole Historians finally gets referenced, there’s a very easy way to tell that Logan isn’t on the podcast, Bindles spots a clue, there’s another impossible choice, people are spreading too much, there are updates to our Pool and First Suspicions lists, we reveal our latest suspicions and try and guess Logan’s, next week’s execution is predicted and we wonder when we’re getting a non-elimination episode.

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Episode #459 – Wie is de Mol 2023 Episode 2 Recap

Sound like a grizzled prospector, because a new decade of the podcast begins with Wie is de Mol 2023 – and the return of fan favourite location, South Africa! Over these ten weeks, two guys who still aren’t sure of the difference between a lemon and a pomegranate – Michael & Bindles – are recapping and breaking down everything that happens on the show’s return to the Rainbow Nation, continuing with the second episode and elimination of Froukje (and technically Sarah)!

In this episode – we’re worryingly invested already, there’s a bit of a catch-up on things we should have mentioned last week, Michael makes a fool of himself, we wonder if the Mole actually rang Sarah, Daniël lets the side down a bit, we wonder where the shock pads were, there’s a rare double shoutout, Rik impresses us, there is a budding romance brewing, we wonder when people last wore neckerchiefs, Bindles gets quizzed, a clue is (maybe) spotted, Froukje gets briefly eulogised, there is the first update to our Pool, a record continues, we talk First Suspicions and reveal our second set of suspicions, Bindles really wants it to be a woman and we discuss who was suspicious pre-season.

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Episode #458 – Wie is de Mol 2023 Episode 1 Recap

Stop trying to make Everon a thing, because a new decade of WIDM podcasts begins with Wie is de Mol 2023 – and the return of fan favourite location, South Africa! Over these ten weeks, two guys for whom the fun never ends – Michael & Bindles – will be recapping and breaking down everything that happens on the show’s return to the Rainbow Nation, beginning with the premiere and potential elimination of Sarah!

In this episode – we wonder where in the world Logan Saunders is, Bindles is a jinx, we briefly deal with Netflix Mole, Glenn Hugill sends us a sign, Michael gets tested, Ranomi is a superfan, we wonder if this is the year that an athlete will become the Mole, Bindles explains why the vegetable gardens stood out, Michael retells a story from a Historians episode, Netflix Mole does some good (see: a very very small amount), our YouTube recommendations are eye-opening, the choir challenge rivals a fan-favourite, a shoutout is almost given, we celebrate a Mole birthday, the loss of “execution” is lamented, we reveal our first set of suspicions and try and guess who’s going home next week, Australian Mole gets rebooted and Bindles tries to foreshadow something that won’t be heard for months.

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Episode #457 – Wie is de Mol 2014 Finale & Reunion Recap

Poke, prod, tease and annoy everyone, because we are back for our fourth season of new/old Wie is de Mol episodes – and we’re going back to 2014’s offering in Hong Kong & the Philippines! Over these nine weeks, three guys who still aren’t 100% if they’re the Mole or not – Logan, Michael & Bindles – are recapping and looking back at all that happened on the trip through two countries Michael & Logan know very well between them, continuing with the final two episodes, righteous elimination of Tygo and reveal of Susan as Mole.

In this episode – we delight in Logan’s misfortune, Sofie nearly goes home, entire episodes are ignored, a title mystery gets solved, we can finally talk about suspicions, Logan talks about his retirement plans, Michael renews his love for Sofie, Art picks on Freek, the womens’ alliance rears its ugly head again, Sofie & Susan need each other, Tygo is examined as a two-season character, Logan accidentally tries to stump the Molestorians, we pitch another All-Star season, everyone’s aging, Freek tries to break Michael’s love of Finale Fashion, we break down the various dating timelines of WIDM contestants, Aaf is still awesome, we wonder if it’s tough to be the Mole, Susan commits an obvious sin, Michael reveals how he knew who the Mole was, Logan is caught out for not paying enough attention, we’re paid to praise Mole seasons and we tease what is next.

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Episode #456 – Wie is de Mol 2014 Episode 8 Recap

Go to the Antilles just to go camping, because we are back for our fourth season of new/old Wie is de Mol episodes – and we’re going back to 2014’s offering in Hong Kong & the Philippines! Over these nine weeks, three guys who are not the sort of people to pay €100 per banana – Logan, Michael & Bindles – are recapping and looking back at all that happened on the trip through two countries Michael & Logan know very well between them, continuing with the eighth episode and elimination of Jan-Willem.

In this episode – Michael prempts an outro, we do a bit of digging on Dutch TV, Koh-Lanta gets spoiled, Bindles proposes an impossible question, the unaired future is revealed, Tygo gets a rare compliment, we attempt some topical humour, the two hallmarks of this era of WIDM are explained, Jan-Willem dates the episode, Logan hates the finale format, Bindles explains where the Freek on the Run assignment comes from, we discuss Belgian Celebrity Hunted, Freek needs a disadvantage, Logan learns about Dutch culture, Art channels his inner Pieter-Jan, a Dutch Masked Singer reveal goes wrong and Logan locks in his penultimate set of suspicions.

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Episode #455 – Wie is de Mol 2014 Episode 7 Recap

Choose an ether safeword, because we are back for our fourth season of new/old Wie is de Mol episodes – and we’re going back to 2014’s offering in Hong Kong & the Philippines! Over these nine weeks, three guys who have the same maturity level as Logan’s ten-year-old niece – Logan, Michael & Bindles – are recapping and looking back at all that happened on the trip through two countries Michael & Logan know very well between them, continuing with the seventh episode and second non-elimination.
In this episode – we explain why they took a three-week break, Logan prepares himself for a double execution, everybody reveals their contempt for Tygo, we try and work out what 14kg feels like, Bindles takes us back to 2002, we wonder why Jan-Willem’s arms are sour, Logan makes a jistake, Tygo sets a record, everyone gets distracted by animals, Michael spots a potentially unintentional editors’ joke, Production troll the troll, we explain our tactics for the Topo Trade challenge, Logan has a fun fact about The Office, we look ahead to next week by revealing this week’s impact and the seventh set of suspicions are revealed.

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Episode #454 – Wie is de Mol 2014 Episode 6 Recap

Itch your shirt for four kilometres, because we are back for our fourth season of new/old Wie is de Mol episodes – and we’re going back to 2014’s offering in Hong Kong & the Philippines! Over these nine weeks, three guys who never want to ride the Horse – Logan, Michael & Bindles – are recapping and looking back at all that happened on the trip through two countries Michael & Logan know very well between them, continuing with the sixth episode and elimination of fallen Angel Aaf.

In this episode – we wonder why the test and execution speech made us laugh last week, we pay tribute to the dearly depaafted candidate, the episode title confuses Logan, Freek stops us from seeing the whole future, the editors undermine Tygo, we reimagine the parade challenge to have a little more comedy, Aaf gets more than she bargained for, we wonder if Production would have stepped in when Susan destroyed a house, the Look into the Future challenge gets some rehabilitation, Bindles has an eye for detail, we imagine Tygo’s children, there is a rare post-credits scene, we touch upon the impact of Moltalk and Logan reveals his sixth set of suspicions.

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Episode #453 – Wie is de Mol 2014 Episode 5 Recap

Squeeze yourself and your backpack in there, because we are back for our fourth season of new/old Wie is de Mol episodes – and we’re going back to 2014’s offering in Hong Kong & the Philippines! Over these nine weeks, three guys whose paths have never crossed over with Mika – Logan, Michael & Bindles – are recapping and looking back at all that happened on the trip through two countries Michael & Logan know very well between them, continuing with the fifth episode and elimination of Mennifer Jennifer.

In this episode – Michael misremembers some things, Logan butchers the episode title, we explain the best bit of the Buddha challenge, Aaf is oblivious to her chaotic energy, Logan discovers technology, Bindles is shocked by Skin, Michael has some history with landmines, Art almost shows some pride, Bindles laments the lack of glory hole, we discuss whether Hong Kong worked well as a location, there’s a slight problem with our podcast banners, Art’s history lessons age horribly, Mennifer and Susan have a terrible team-up, Tygo gets a small amount of praise, Sofie embraces her villain role, Michael faces a revolt, we explain something repeatedly for any Americans listening, Logan reveals his latest set of suspicions and Mennifer’s butt is still an issue.

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Episode #452 – Wie is de Mol 2014 Episode 4 Recap

Starve yourself twice for our amusement, because we are back for our fourth season of new/old Wie is de Mol episodes – and we’re going back to 2014’s offering in Hong Kong & the Philippines! Over these nine weeks, three guys who are always in the attack zone when they make eye contact – Logan, Michael & Bindles – are recapping and looking back at all that happened on the trip through two countries Michael & Logan know very well between them, continuing with the fourth episode and elimination of Daphne.

In this episode – Bindles is surprised by his intro, Michael revisits Hong Kong, Logan forgets a landmark, Mennifer is compared to Michael Scott, we wonder if the Mole forced a green screen for a surprising reason, Survivor South Africa is somehow relevant, we throw our hats into the ring to advise on a Mole season, Logan reminisces about DVDs, Aaf takes a page out of the Robb Zbacnik playbook, Daphne gets duped again, Freek is a bit premature, Bindles hits a wall, Michael issues a partial correction, a discussion is interrupted, we attempt to eulogise Daphne and Logan reveals his latest set of suspicions.

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Episode #451 – Wie is de Mol 2014 Episode 3 Recap

Unplug the controller, because we are back for our fourth season of new/old Wie is de Mol episodes – and we’re going back to 2014’s offering in Hong Kong & the Philippines! Over these nine weeks, two guys who are Freekishly tall (and also Bindles) are recapping and looking back at all that happened on the trip through two countries Michael & Logan know very well between them, continuing with the third episode and elimination of absolutely no-one.

In this episode – Aaf’s age reaches breaking point, Logan tries the episode title, someone is hyper-paranoid, the twist is needlessly complicated, Jan-Willem takes a heel turn, we find value in making Tygo carry things, there’s a rush for a pun, Tygo causes a name change, Hunted Australia brings us something useful, we run head-first into a Tobias Funke moment, Bindles invokes a throwback, Michael seeks attention, we wonder if Daphne regrets her choice, the non-elimination challenge is odd, Logan reveals his suspect list and Deep Blue Something get some much needed royalties.

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