On "It's That Episode" Craig Rowin (UCB Theatre) invites guests over to watch any episode of any TV show they want. They discuss the episode and other crap.
Go back in time to revisit the graduation episode of Saved by the Bell from an early "It's That Episode" with guest Jeff Rubin (CollegeHumor, Jeff Rubin Jeff Rubin Show). Get an extra dosage of Zach, Screech, Kelly, Lisa, Jessie and all the inhuman nerds of Bayside High. You know you want to. Recorded in the good old days… April 2nd, 2012.
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When I learned the meaning of the expression “breaking the fourth wall” (which Urban Dictionary surprisingly accurately describes as when “a character [acknowledges] the fact that they are fictional”), all those many years ago, I was ecstatic — “Hey, I know a smart movie and TV term…” — and extremely obnoxious — “…and I’m going to say it ALL THE TIME now.” And I probably did, because it’s something impossible not to notice when it’s happening, and it was nice finally having a term to peg to it.
Then you start noticing it everywhere, in every movie and on every sitcom. It’s what people call a “trope” (another [...]