Don’t you love it when you are watching your favorite television show, and your favorite character gets him or herself into a predicament that you just know they will wiggle themselves out of…and then they DIE?!

Oh, we’ve all been there. The RAGE that seeps through your pores, the visceral reaction to the fact that a character you have spent tens of hours becoming attached to has just been forever ripped away from your heart.

Is it fair? Is it right? Most importantly, is television getting carried away with it?

This is our topic this week as we discuss TV’s recent obsession with constantly knocking off beloved characters. Not only are they killing too many, a bunch of them KEEP COMING BACK!

Join in on our conversation and listen to the latest episode of The Hollywood Outsider.

Discussed on this episode of The Hollywood Outsider Movie and TV Podcast:

  • (0:00 – 25:18) Movie and TV News: AMC theaters backs down, Mel Gibson and Kurt Russell reunite, Willem Dafoe joins Justice League and much more | Trailers for The Girl on the Train and The Magnificent Seven
  • (25:19 – 1:03:57) From The Outside In Topic: Is TV getting carried away with killing main characters?  | Listener topic comments
  • (1:03:58 – 1:32:26) What’s This Movie? | Spoiler-Free Review of The Jungle Book | New Releases: The Huntsman: Winter’s War and Elvis and Nixon 
  • (1:32:27 – 1:46:25) Emails | Closing | Outtakes

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