Episode #448 – Wie is de Mol 2010 Finale & Reunion Recap

Tap your new friends on the head and tell them “good job!”, because we are back for our third season of new/old Wie is de Mol episodes – and we’re going back to 2010’s offering in Japan! Over these nine weeks, two guys who always seem to be on the brink of committing sudoku – Logan & Michael – have been recapping and looking back at all that happened in the Land of Samurai, Shogun and the Rising Sun, concluding with the final two episodes, reveal of Kim as the Mole and Frits as the winner.

In this episode – we wonder whether this is our longest season ever (in terms of recording), Michael takes the opportunity to mock Mole Australia 6 again, no-one hides their suspicions at final three, Logan talks about an ORG, we wonder if Kim deserves her reputation, Tim borrows his dad’s suit, we deal with current affairs, certain people try and take credit and rewrite history, we try not to get cancelled, a new tiebreaker gets brainstormed, we explain why we saw so many sabotages, the WIDM subreddit is pulled up on their opinions, Pieter Jan has a wodge of notes, WIDM needs some inspiring locations again, we wonder who should have come back for Renaissance, Frits opens Pandora’s Box and we look towards the future – and our next WIDM season.

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Episode #447 – Wie is de Mol 2010 Episode 8 Recap

Backstab your best friend in confessionals, because we are back for our third season of new/old Wie is de Mol episodes – and we’re going back to 2010’s offering in Japan! Over these nine weeks, two guys who know exactly what it takes to make you a woman – Logan & Michael – are recapping and looking back at all that happened in the Land of Samurai, Shogun and the Rising Sun, continuing with the eighth episode and execution of Erik.

In this episode – we almost finish before we really start, we struggle with not saying who the Mole is, Sanne’s dilemma gets analysed, we wonder if Producers would make the same execution-themed decisions now, everyone eulogises Arjen again, Frits finds some trust, we are a little uncomfortable about things we’ve said in the past, Michael mentions he’s been to a finale, we question if Sanne’s deal was as stupid as it seems, Logan spoils a season of 24, we have our usual pre-finale housekeeping and we don’t discuss what the Mole did this episode, as there’s no need!

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Episode #446 – Wie is de Mol 2010 Episode 7 Recap

Think about what you did three rounds ago, because we are back for our third season of new/old Wie is de Mol episodes – and we’re going back to 2010’s offering in Japan! Over these nine weeks, two guys who frequently share a very knowing glance – Logan & Michael – are recapping and looking back at all that happened in the Land of Samurai, Shogun and the Rising Sun, continuing with the seventh episode and surprise execution of Arjen.

In this episode – we take some time out of the podcast to address what’s happened since we last recorded, Erik learns from his mistakes, Arjen’s genre savviness backfires on him, Kim brings her leather trousers, Frits gains an enemy, we date the podcast horribly, Logan gets an exact timestamp, the banner is an easy choice this episode, the editors bury two of our final five, Pieter Jan no-sells another goodbye, we discuss what the Mole actually did, Logan gives Michael PTSD (and gets a word censored) and we wonder whether the fans are a bit too hard on the Mole this season.

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Episode #445 – Wie is de Mol 2010 Episode 6 Recap

Give the koi some seeds, because we are back for our third season of new/old Wie is de Mol episodes – and we’re going back to 2010’s offering in Japan! Over these nine weeks, two guys who have new roles under their chairs every episode – Logan & Michael – are recapping and looking back at all that happened in the Land of Samurai, Shogun and the Rising Sun, continuing with the sixth episode and non-elimination episode.

In this episode – Michael harps on about how much he loves the photo exhibit challenge, we tempt fate by joking about a four-week break, Hind gets a eulogy roast, we defend Frits from the hate he got, we wonder if we can defend Sanne’s choice, a sound clip is lost, Logan tries to remember some logic, we question if anyone should have been surprised by a non-elimination, Kim rules someone out, we wonder if Arjen should have played a joker, there is our usual round-up of what the Mole actually did, we try and work out who should have got the red screen and there is some delicious foreshadowing in one of the scenes of this episode.

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Episode #444 – Wie is de Mol 2010 Episode 5 Recap

Let the Chain Gang exemption go, because we are back for our third season of new/old Wie is de Mol episodes – and we’re going back to 2010’s offering in Japan! Over these nine weeks, two guys who are trying to work out who’s moling here and who just sucks – Logan & Michael – are recapping and looking back at all that happened in the Land of Samurai, Shogun and the Rising Sun, continuing with the fifth episode and execution of Hind.

In this episode – we (belatedly) celebrate Logan’s birthday, Michael has some more Chain Gang news, Barbara gets an early eulogy, we wonder whether there was more than we saw to the Frits heel turn, Karel’s real statement is revealed, Michael tries to avoid a pun-off, no-one actually takes pity on Frits, there’s another delightful Pieter Jan Hagens dick moment, we reveal where the advantages were hidden, the lack of maximum for the karaoke challenge annoys us, there’s an obvious joke and we both take it, Kim gets passive-aggressive, we wonder if Pieter Jan will roast us, the ending of the episode is rushed and we discuss what the Mole actually did.

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Episode #443 – Wie is de Mol 2010 Episode 4 Recap

Get to the garden, because we are back for our third season of new/old Wie is de Mol episodes – and we’re going back to 2010’s offering in Japan! Over these nine weeks, two guys who always find time to zip – Logan & Michael – are recapping and looking back at all that happened in the Land of Samurai, Shogun and the Rising Sun, continuing with the fourth episode and execution of Barbara.

In this episode – Frits takes a heel turn, we sound like casual fans, Logan gets distracted (twice!), Erik learns what a mobile phone is, Pieter Jan goes Good Will Hunting, Chain Gang holds a record (we think), we wonder where Pieter Jan was hiding for the stretcher challenge, there’s a quick tour through Chain Gang history, Logan learns about a Patreon tier, Frits loses his leverage, we talk about underedited players and we discuss what the Mole actually did this week.

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Episode #442 – Wie is de Mol 2010 Episode 3 Recap

Know what’s fish and what’s candy, because we are back for our third season of new/old Wie is de Mol episodes – and we’re going back to 2010’s offering in Japan! Over these nine weeks, two guys who are just sitting back with a drink and bitching about people to their faces – Logan & Michael – are recapping and looking back at all that happened in the Land of Samurai, Shogun and the Rising Sun, continuing with the third episode, disappearance of Manuel and choice of the group to save Barbara.

In this episode – Logan veers ever closer to spoiling things, someone does a heel turn, we try and rehabilitate the reputation of the driving school challenge, we wonder whether Sanne was being deliberately antagonistic, Pieter Jan continues his wonderful streak, Michael heads off a complaint, Peggy makes another cameo, we reveal why Karel left WIDM, Logan learns something about Patagonia, an old friend pops by, we request a new tradition, Michael gives a lesson on topitos, Manuel gets eulogised (unlike in the show), we wonder whether the non-elimination twist rules out a suspect and we discuss what the Mole actually did this episode.

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Episode #441 – Wie is de Mol 2010 Episode 2 Recap

Form the first, last and only line of defence against bad seasons, because we are back for our third season of new/old Wie is de Mol episodes – and we’re going back to 2010’s offering in Japan! Over these nine weeks, two guys who have no impact or influence over anything anyone else experiences – Logan & Michael – are recapping and looking back at all that happened in the Land of Samurai, Shogun and the Rising Sun, continuing with the second episode and elimination of global sweetheart Tim.

In this episode – we wonder why Tim was hyped up last week, the differences between old and new WIDM become starker, Japan might be a tipping point, Michael reveals how jokers have evolved, we worry we’ve already said too much about who the Mole is, we wonder whether the first team were right to target students, the tram challenge dates the episode, we compare Japan notes, Logan talks about the night he spent at Holland Village, the weather intervenes to make Frits lose, Hind gets an advantage, the Joker negotiation is forgettable, Tim is the new Jessica, we campaign for a Renaissance inclusion, we look ahead to the rather infamous next episode and we discuss what the Mole actually did.

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Episode #440 – Wie is de Mol 2010 Episode 1 Recap

Choose the period clip, because we are back for our third season of new/old Wie is de Mol episodes – and we’re going back to 2010’s offering in Japan! Over the next nine weeks, our global bondje of gobshites – Logan & Michael – will be recapping and looking back at all that happened in the Land of Samurai, Shogun and the Rising Sun, beginning with the premiere episode and elimination of Loretta.

In this episode – we explain why we picked this season, Logan hands out an award, Michael’s unironic favourite is revealed, there is a forgotten WIDM cameo, we adapt a Belgian feature just for Pieter Jan, there is a very recognisable piece of music to fans of British TV, Logan compares WIDM to prison, nobody understands the second challenge, we wonder why everyone laughed at Loretta going home, a small bit of forgiveness is offered and we discuss what the Mole actually did, as well as acknowledging the original subtitler of this season and wondering if the Mole had too many people already on their trail.

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Episode #436 – De Mol België Canary Islands Reunion Recap

Lay your molebook down, as we are back for De Mol België’s tenth season! Over the last nine episodes, two guys who always rewind to check the hairline – Logan & Michael – have been trying to avoid barking up the wrong tree and falling for Papa Bear’s dastardly tricks and traps, aiming to answer that one elusive question – who the newest Mole is in this season set in the Canary Islands, concluding with this week’s reunion episode.

In this episode – we do a quick runthrough of our previous fortnight, including an almost-kidnapping, a potential shoplifting and a nightmare airport scenario, there’s a little bit of housekeeping after last week, one of us nearly becomes the Mole’s final victim, we make a plea to the network, Michael turns the tables after eight long weeks, Production get more praise for how they handled Philippe’s exit, we wonder if Anke would have won, Michael spots a clue, Yens invests in some heavy machinery, an old friend pops by, we try and work out the timeline of the first challenge, all of Logan’s dreams come true, we try and rank the season, the stats get brought out to try and explain whether the Mole was successful and we reveal what’s next (after Hunted stops inconveniencing us)!

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