🚙 Electric Cars—Not So Neutral After All?

It's time for a quick round of Rick and Rick Loaded Questions. This time out: The dirt on electric cars. Kissing in COVID-era movie productions. The best holiday movie of all time. And consumer views on social media as a holiday-season marketing channel.

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IN THIS EPISODE

⚡️Jolt to the System: Comparing the carbon footprint of electric vs. gas cars

💋Zoom Romance: Actors' relationship with COVID-era kissing? It's com(plexi)

🍿Debates over the best holiday movie of all time die hard

🎅🏼Holiday advertising in social media: A mismatch under the mistletoe?

Approximately 5-minutes, 15-seconds.

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🛍Black Friday Sales Skyrocket; Top 15 Movies of 2010s; Wonder Woman 3

Black Friday sales soar 42%. Pizza Hut goes heavy on comfort and joy. Is "Get Out" or "The Babadook" the best movie of the 2010s? The world's waiting for you, "Wonder Woman." Plus: Debating Tesla's decision to dump its PR department.

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IN THIS EPISODE

😷A Zoom Thanksgiving (at 55 sec)

🍿"WW84" to hit HBOMax—with "Amazons" spinoff & "Wonder Woman 3" in works (at 2 min, 25 sec)

🎬The Ricks review Mashable's list of Top 15 movies of the 2010s (at 4:43)

🛒Shop 'til you drop? Black Friday sales see major online spike (at 9:03)

📺 Real deal? Act now to get half off Samsung's $100,000 TV set (at 10:54)

🍕 Pizza Hut and Gravity Blanket Go Heavy on the Comfort & Joy (at 12:12)

🥤Coca-Cola dumps half of its beverage brands (at 12:41)

📣Tesla ditches corporate PR—and the Ricks discuss the pros and cons (at 15:17)

Approximately 22-minutes, 10-seconds.

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📺 Netflix's Approach to Experiential Marketing During a Pandemic

👹 "Stranger Things" takes over downtown LA, beer brands race to deliver a different kind of buzz, 80's era movie franchises stage comebacks via Zoom & more.

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IN THIS EPISODE:

🏌🏻‍♂️Planning a golf game amid fires, quarantines & deadlines (at 1 min, 7 sec)

🏋🏼‍♂️Gyms open again—but first-come, first-serve rules may weigh them down (at 2:32)

📺Netflix launches a blockbuster experiential promotion for "Stranger Things"… (at 3:37)

💥… But is the show headed for a meltdown? (at 5:57)

🍔A certain QSR answers aging comments—on a competitor's Facebook page (at 7:15)

🍺+☕️ How beer brands aim to build buzz with alcoholic coffees (at 9:55)

🎬80's era movie franchises Zoom-based reunion sequels for cause marketing (at 11:46)

👻The truth about ghost sightings? You won't believe your ears (or your bowels) (at 12:51)

Approximately 15-minutes, 34-seconds.

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🤓VR Takes You to 'Lovecraft Country,' 'The Batman' Trailer's Uncanny Similarity to 'Se7en' & More

In this episode: "The Matrix 4" and its transgender allegory is on its way—without Agent Smith or Morpheus. HBO's experiential promotion for "Lovecraft Country." Is "The Batman" a trailer thief? Netflix has a 'Three Body Problem.' Plus Loaded Questions and a whole lot more.

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IN THIS EPISODE:

🛹 Rick W. gets his new Tony Hawk game, complete with limited edition skateboard (at 1 min, 6 sec)

✈️ Rick M. wasn't the guy flying a jetpack past commercial airliners on approach to LAX … at least not this time (at 2:46)

3️⃣ Netflix's "Three Body Problem" may be a good one to have (at 3:26)

🕵️‍♂️ "The Matrix 4" is on its way–without Agent Smith or Morpheus (at 4:52)

💥 "The Animatrix," revisited–why it was better than Matrix 2 and 3 (at 6:46)

👩🏻‍🦰 Did you know "The Matrix" series is an allegory about transgenderism? Neither did we (at 7:34)

🦇=❼? "Holy Double Vision, Batman!" If the trailer to "The Batman" looks familiar to you, this may be why (at 10:43)

👓 HBO takes its experiential marketing prowess to virtual reality to promote "Lovecraft Country" (at 12:04)

🐷 Did Elon Musk's Neuralink presser pull a Cybertruck? (at 14:47)

🤕 Just how much damage has the pandemic done to media spend in 2020? (at 15:42)

🍿 It's official: Summer 2020's box office champion is … (at 16:26)

Approximately 18-minutes, 15-seconds. For US audiences.

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🚘Top 5 Car Brands by Generation, 'Tenet' Hits Theaters & What Do Shoppers Really Think About Masks?

🚙 In the conclusion this last week's episode: The Ricks look at a surprising new list of the most-loved car brands for Millennials, Gen X and more. Epic Games Takes Aim at Apple. Plus: What shoppers think about your store's mask requirement, and more. From September 6. 

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IN THIS EPISODE

⚡️This List of Top 5 Car Brands by Generation is Electrifying (at 20-seconds)

⏲ The Ricks Look Inside an Internet Minute (at 3-min, 50-sec)

🍎 Epic Games Spoof of Apple's '1984' Hits Hard (at 5:18)

⏳Christopher Nolan's Sci-Fi Actioner 'Tenet' Hits Theaters (at 5:45)

😷 What Shoppers Think About Stores That Require Masks (at 6:18)

⚖️ How Many Companies Use A/B Testing to Increase Landing Page Conversion? (at 7:09)

Approximately 9-minutes, 26-seconds. For US audiences.
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