ReWatchable Podcast

Episode #17 – ‘Veronica Mars’ – 1×01, 1×02: Love and Hugs

Hosted by Danielle, Mitchel, Ariana, and Gabrielle

August 4, 2013

ReWatchable is here for another episode! We’re starting our recaps of Veronica Mars in this episode, where we cover 1×01 “Pilot” and 1×02 “Credit Where Credit is Due.”

Shownotes:

-We discuss the intricacies of the pilot, and how Veronica’s hair and outfits define new scenes and different periods of time.

-The intro song “We Used to Be Friends” has a great ironic tone for Veronica Mars.

-We rediscuss our Pretty Little Liars comparisons.

-The pilot worked great as a story independent of the show itself.

-Is Veronica a likable lead? Can we forgive her for her lying, stealing, and cheating?

-Duncan came off as a token brooding teen in the pilot, but thankfully, there’s more to him than meets the eye.

-Is Veronica’s dad a good parent? Where should he draw lines for her allowances?

-Almost all of us love Logan. What were his motives behind smashing Veronica’s headlights?

-Wallace’s hair is full of love and hugs.

-Weevil is a likable bad guy, who’s very witty for a biker gang member.

-The gang violence in the show can be disturbing, showing that Veronica Mars will go there.

-Who’s Veronica’s rapist? Heavy accusations are made against Troy.

-While going through 1×01 favorite lines, Mitch realizes that Mars fits into the word marshmallow.

-The class differences that are bridged in 1×02 are very relieving and mostly unheard of in television.

-The importance of family is something tackled in 1×02, with Weevil’s humanity put on the line during the gang beatup scene.

-Paris Hilton was in 1×02, and played a rich girl — imagine that! She was good for what they needed her for, but it’s unlikely that we’ll see characters like her again.

-Duncan’s mother overacts to everything involving Duncan, but the superfans swear that it’s for good reason.

Pretty Little Liars was the egg to Veronica Mars‘ chicken.

-We discuss some pretty amazing pilot facts.

Bonus: Listen in at 1:37:00 to hear Danielle’s awesome Veronica Mars impression!

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