Episode #416 – Wie is de Mol 2017 Finale & Reunion Recap

Start your own family tradition at the end of a holiday, because we are back for our second season of new/old Wie is de Mol recaps! Over these nine weeks, two guys who have spent the past three years unravelling Mole seasons – Logan & Michael – are looking back on our second old season of Wie is de Mol – 2017’s offering in Oregon, concluding with the final two episodes, elimination of Diederik and reveal of Thomas as Mole!

In this episode, Logan finally breaks his streak, we spot a bit of irony in the record schedule, Jochem reverts to lazy stereotypes, Michael does the traditional “fact-check the host at the end of a season” segment, our two bonus Moles this year are compared, Jochem is frustrating, Michael reveals what tipped him off in 2017, we find the one show we can’t watch together, there’s questions about Suriname, the podcast becomes educational, someone steals Michael’s schtick, Thomas backs us up, we get the Jeroen jokes out of our systems and Logan finds out where he would have seen Thomas since.

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Episode #414 – Wie is de Mol 2017 Episode 8 Recap

Hide your contempt for both those around you and Belgium, because we are back for our second season of new/old Wie is de Mol recaps! Over these nine weeks, two guys who would never accept being your Sloppy Thirds – Logan & Michael – are looking back on our second old season of Wie is de Mol – 2017’s offering in Oregon, continuing with the eighth episode and elimination of…nobody?

In this episode, we try and pick through the carcass of an episode that features both the first and third challenge, we wonder whether Painted Hills was wasted, Michael reveals the answer to a question he posed weeks ago, Logan offers some fashion critiques, we wonder how we’d forgotten about Jochem’s portrayal of homosexuality, we question whether Jochem winning an exemption is a worst case scenario, Michael pitches a classic challenge for the Final Four Exemption, we reveal our pre-execution suspects and the fourth-placer gets eulogised as a bonus at the end of the episode.

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Episode #412 – Wie is de Mol 2017 Episode 7 Recap

Heckle anyone you see riding a horse, because we are back for our second season of new/old Wie is de Mol recaps! Over these nine weeks, two guys who are very good at getting it down to four words – Logan & Michael – are looking back on our second old season of Wie is de Mol – 2017’s offering in Oregon, continuing with the seventh episode and heartbreaking elimination of Imanuelle.

In this episode, Logan finds out what happened to Imanuelle after the season, we find something else to blame Jeroen for, Thomas’ love of classical music proves a bit ironic, Michael attempts a science joke, Art leans into the Americana, Diederik shows how easy it is to Mole from a balloon, there’s a musical connection to another season, Logan gives us some information about Belgian cartoons, Michael reveals whether Imanuelle lost on time, we eulogise our fallen favourite and there’s an exclusive – as we reveal who actually shopped Imanuelle.

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Episode #410 – Wie is de Mol 2017 Episode 6 Recap

Walk around a rodeo looking for “money”, because we are back for our second season of new/old Wie is de Mol recaps! Over these nine weeks, two guys for whom finding clues about the Mole is a weak spot – Logan & Michael – are looking back on our second old season of Wie is de Mol – 2017’s offering in Oregon, continuing with the sixth episode and legally-mandated non-elimination episode.

In this episode, there’s an ironic t-shirt, we realise how much Jochem would hate to be an ESL teacher, rodeos could be a myth, we find out what the number one reason to come to Vernon is, we try and work out what the best tactic to convince Imanuelle to save you is, for once the non-elimination is a reward, we wonder whether Imanuelle should have tanked the quiz, someone pulls a Bertrand, there’s the latest update to our suspect lists, this twist could be the best of both worlds and Logan ends up accidentally trying to be sultry.

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Episode #408 – Wie is de Mol 2017 Episode 5 Recap

Find out who the hell the Bear Guy is, because we are back for our second season of new/old Wie is de Mol recaps! Over these nine weeks, two guys who see either everything or nothing – Logan & Michael – are looking back on our second old season of Wie is de Mol – 2017’s offering in Oregon, continuing with the fifth episode and righteous elimination of Jeroen.

In this episode, Logan finally understands why Jeroen was forgetable, there’s some parish notices following episode 4, Michael remembers something about Sigrid, the shooting challenge breaks the “Follow the Money” theory, we swap bear stories, Michael misremembers something, we delight in Production’s struggles, Jeroen gets an emotional departure, there’s a fifth set of suspicions and we give Jeroen the send-off he deserves.

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Episode #406 – Wie is de Mol 2017 Episode 4 Recap

Put on your running shoes and race a bald eagle, because we are back for our second season of new/old Wie is de Mol recaps! Over these nine weeks, two guys who put the “Wild” into Wild West – Logan & Michael – are looking back on our second old season of Wie is de Mol – 2017’s offering in Oregon, continuing with the fourth episode and elimination of Sigrid. For the second week in a row, we’re also joined by our good friend David Bindley for this episode!

In this episode, no-one has ever heard of Pendleton, Michael contemplates a trigger warning, we reluctantly dive into Logan’s video collection (and thoroughly clean ourselves afterwards), Imanuelle requires two-factor authentication on a bond, we look at whether WIDM is the only version that cares about the Treasurer, Bindles explains how many Fs he’s given out, we wonder if jokers are actually valuable, Logan has a potential connection to the season, Jeroen uses the auction challenge as an audition, Michael is like the auctioneer, Sigrid challenges for the title of most heartbroken eliminated contestant, there’s a very sneaky editor’s joke, we lock in our fourth set of suspicions and there’s a very good reason we can’t speculate on what happens next week.

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Episode #404 – Wie is de Mol 2017 Episode 3 Recap

Try to be less vulnerable and more suspicious, because we are back for our second season of new/old Wie is de Mol recaps! Over these nine weeks, two guys who you would never find dressed as a chess piece on national television – Logan & Michael – are looking back on our second old season of Wie is de Mol – 2017’s offering in Oregon, continuing with the third episode and elimination of Roos. As a special treat, we’re also joined by our good friend David Bindley for this episode!

In this episode, Bindles goes full Australian, we wonder if a rule was implemented because of this group, we question whether Jeroen would steal a Mole book, Michael explains why it’s not too far-fetched for a clue to be on the money, we work out what our symbols would be, we try and guess what they drew for Sigrid, Logan tries to interpret a clue, we have some insider information for next week, there’s the third set of suspicions and Bindles finally gets a catchphrase.

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Episode #402 – Wie is de Mol 2017 Episode 2 Recap

Whip out your desktop computer, because we are back for our second season of new/old Wie is de Mol recaps! Over these nine weeks, two guys who always follow the person screaming at the top of their lungs – Logan & Michael – are looking back on our second old season of Wie is de Mol – 2017’s offering in Oregon, continuing with the second episode and elimination of Yvonne.

In this episode, Michael starts the episode a little bit distracted, we discuss an idea that we had briefly in 2020, the forgotten next step after “No Child Left Behind” is revealed, we try not to rehash a rant we’ve had a lot this year, Logan tells his typewriter story, Michael does an investigation on the sheer quantity of advantages available in this episode, Imanuelle absolutely owns our hearts following a barnstorming performance in the laser game, we critique some breakfast orders, Jeroen & Roos have no incentive to lie and Logan tries to predict who will go home next, who beat Yvonne on time and who the Mole is.

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Episode #399 – Wie is de Mol 2017 Episode 1 Recap

Don’t watch too far ahead, because we are back for our second season of new/old Wie is de Mol recaps! Over the next nine weeks, two guys who are at least better liars than Roos – Logan & Michael – will be looking back on our second old season of Wie is de Mol – 2017’s offering in Oregon, beginning with the premiere episode and elimination of Vincent.

In this episode, we have a few parish notices to begin the season, Michael finally tells his Vancouver story, there’s a brilliant way for the candidates to be revealed, we try not to complain about Jeroen too much, we question whether you really associate Oregon with the Wild West, Michael sings Imanuelle’s praises already, something seems to be missing from the opening challenge, we wonder where the Mole would want to be in the helicopter or on the ground divide, Logan makes the case for the group of six making a mistake targeting Vincent, we wonder whether Thomas has ever seen the show before, Vincent’s lack of honesty lets him down, Diederik has no idea what a Prisoner’s Dilemma is, we spot a difference between the various versions of the Mole and Logan makes his first set of predictions.

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